Period
to 13 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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

Senior Java Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 271 302
Rank change year-on-year +97 +31 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 15 9 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 20
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00% +24.44%
10th Percentile £43,750 £48,400 £50,275
90th Percentile £56,750 £53,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -

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 3,659 7,662 9,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.21% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,054 6,004 7,219
Median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,850 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 July 2020. 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
Coventry +46 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Birmingham +64 6 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) RESTful
3 13 (86.67%) TDD
4 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (60.00%) Docker
7 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (53.33%) Spring
7 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (46.67%) Scrum
8 7 (46.67%) SOA
8 7 (46.67%) Java EE
8 7 (46.67%) Kanban
8 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
9 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
9 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (40.00%) Broadband
9 6 (40.00%) Linux
9 6 (40.00%) OO
9 6 (40.00%) Web Services
10 5 (33.33%) Unix
10 5 (33.33%) J2EE
10 5 (33.33%) Oracle
10 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (33.33%) JUnit
10 5 (33.33%) JDBC
10 5 (33.33%) Apache
10 5 (33.33%) JMeter
10 5 (33.33%) JPA

Senior Java Engineer 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) JMeter
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
1 5 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Protractor
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) RESTful
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) Java EE
4 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Apache NiFi
5 5 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) JDBC
5 5 (33.33%) JPA
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) JMS
7 1 (6.67%) Node.js
7 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
7 1 (6.67%) React
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
7 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (46.67%) Kanban
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) SOA
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (40.00%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (33.33%) DevOps
7 5 (33.33%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (6.67%) Fintech
8 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Java 8
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 15022
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Kibana
1 5 (33.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle