Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Java Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 265 196
Rank change year-on-year +54 -69 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 88 41 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.43% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.44% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 79 39 119
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £43,000 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,035 9,369 11,608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.21% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7,002 7,771 9,375
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,248 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 32 £55,000 +2.33% 3
Coventry +13 26 £50,000 -11.11% 5
Warwickshire +29 20 £70,000 +24.44%
Worcestershire +34 5 £70,000 +20.69%
Staffordshire +8 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Solihull +9 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 88 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (78.41%) Spring
3 61 (69.32%) JavaScript
4 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 37 (42.05%) HTML
7 34 (38.64%) Git (software)
8 33 (37.50%) Software Engineering
9 29 (32.95%) CSS
9 29 (32.95%) Java 8
10 24 (27.27%) Maven
11 23 (26.14%) RESTful
12 20 (22.73%) Docker
12 20 (22.73%) SQL
13 18 (20.45%) Oracle
13 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
13 18 (20.45%) REST
14 17 (19.32%) Linux
15 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 15 (17.05%) Microservices
16 15 (17.05%) XML
17 14 (15.91%) Web Services
17 14 (15.91%) Scrum
17 14 (15.91%) Spring Boot
18 13 (14.77%) JBoss
19 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
19 12 (13.64%) Puppet
19 12 (13.64%) React
20 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
20 11 (12.50%) MySQL

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.77%) JBoss
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) Confluence
3 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.68%) SaaS
4 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) Fastly
5 1 (1.14%) Serverless
5 1 (1.14%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) DB2
7 1 (1.14%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.14%) Bigtable
7 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 24 (27.27%) Maven
3 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.36%) JUnit
4 10 (11.36%) Subversion
5 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.82%) JIRA
7 5 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.68%) JBehave
8 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.41%) git-flow
9 3 (3.41%) TestNG
10 2 (2.27%) Gradle
10 2 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
1 8 (9.09%) Retail
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
2 6 (6.82%) Electronics
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (78.41%) Spring
2 40 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 37 (42.05%) HTML
4 29 (32.95%) CSS
5 23 (26.14%) RESTful
6 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
6 18 (20.45%) REST
7 15 (17.05%) XML
8 14 (15.91%) Spring Boot
8 14 (15.91%) Web Services
9 12 (13.64%) React
10 10 (11.36%) JPA
10 10 (11.36%) SOAP
11 9 (10.23%) J2EE
11 9 (10.23%) JMS
12 8 (9.09%) Ajax
12 8 (9.09%) Java EE
13 7 (7.95%) Kafka
14 6 (6.82%) Spring MVC
15 5 (5.68%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.36%) Fintech
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Smart Meter
5 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.05%) Microservices
4 14 (15.91%) Scrum
5 11 (12.50%) MVC
5 11 (12.50%) TDD
6 10 (11.36%) BDD
6 10 (11.36%) SDLC
7 9 (10.23%) High Availability
8 8 (9.09%) Analytics
8 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.82%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.82%) Project Management
10 6 (6.82%) QMS
10 6 (6.82%) Quality Management
10 6 (6.82%) Web Development
11 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (69.32%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.95%) Java 8
4 20 (22.73%) SQL
5 11 (12.50%) PHP
6 7 (7.95%) Scala
7 5 (5.68%) C#
7 5 (5.68%) C++
7 5 (5.68%) Groovy
7 5 (5.68%) Ruby
7 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.41%) XPath
9 1 (1.14%) Go
9 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.14%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Puppet
2 5 (5.68%) Ansible
2 5 (5.68%) Marathon
3 2 (2.27%) Ambari
3 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.27%) logstash
3 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) Google
3 2 (2.27%) Sybase