The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Java Developer
Rank 754 727 683
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 143 163 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 145 197
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+12.76% -6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Java Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Java Developer within the UK.

Junior Java Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Java Developer over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Junior Java Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 136 £30,000 - 9
London +8 58 £42,500 +21.42% 4
South East +23 32 £26,500 -3.63% 2
North West +5 15 £24,500 +8.88% 2
City of London +24 13 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Berkshire +9 11 £27,000 -10.00%
East Midlands +34 10 £23,000 -2.12%
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £23,000 +21.05%
Nottingham +17 10 £23,000 +21.05%
Crawley +10 10 £26,500 +7.07%
West Sussex +6 10 £26,500 +7.07% 2
Yorkshire -33 10 £25,000 +21.95% 1
Manchester - 10 £24,000 -
East of England -24 9 £25,000 -10.71%
Kent - 7 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 6 £22,500 -6.25%
Surrey +1 6 £26,500 -8.62%
Newbury - 6 £27,000 -
Redhill - 6 £26,500 -
Horsham - 6 £26,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 5 £25,000 -9.09%
Scotland +7 4 £27,500 -
Harrogate +2 4 £23,250 -3.12%
West Yorkshire -25 4 £28,750 +41.97% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £30,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,500 -
Lancashire -1 2 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Leeds -13 2 £30,000 +41.17%

Junior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Java Developer in their job title.

1 324 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (36.42%) JavaScript
3 117 (36.11%) Degree
4 115 (35.49%) SQL
5 102 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (31.48%) HTML
6 101 (31.17%) Finance
7 93 (28.70%) Computer Science
8 85 (26.23%) Spring
9 81 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 75 (23.15%) Hibernate
11 72 (22.22%) CSS
12 69 (21.30%) OO
13 63 (19.44%) J2EE
14 57 (17.59%) Oracle
15 55 (16.98%) Scrum
15 55 (16.98%) C++
16 52 (16.05%) TDD
16 52 (16.05%) Banking
17 50 (15.43%) Web Services
18 49 (15.12%) Maven
19 46 (14.20%) C#
20 43 (13.27%) XML
21 42 (12.96%) Java EE
22 40 (12.35%) SQL Server
23 39 (12.04%) JUnit
24 38 (11.73%) Selenium
25 37 (11.42%) Cucumber
25 37 (11.42%) Linux
26 35 (10.80%) BDD

Junior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.10%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.01%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 11 (3.40%) Node.js
5 10 (3.09%) JBoss
6 9 (2.78%) Apache
7 6 (1.85%) CMS
8 5 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.93%) Mule
11 2 (0.62%) IIS
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.31%) Jetty
12 1 (0.31%) SAS
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
12 1 (0.31%) Liferay
12 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Summit
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.32%) SaaS
2 11 (3.40%) GitHub
3 5 (1.54%) Force.com
4 2 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.33%) MySQL
4 10 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.09%) JasperReports
5 8 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.54%) DB2
6 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (15.12%) Maven
2 39 (12.04%) JUnit
3 38 (11.73%) Selenium
4 37 (11.42%) Cucumber
5 30 (9.26%) Eclipse
6 16 (4.94%) Subversion
7 14 (4.32%) Hudson
8 11 (3.40%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.09%) Ant
10 8 (2.47%) NetBeans
11 6 (1.85%) JBehave
12 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.23%) JMeter
13 4 (1.23%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.23%) JIRA
14 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.93%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
15 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 101 (31.17%) Finance
2 52 (16.05%) Banking
3 24 (7.41%) Retail
4 14 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.70%) Games
6 11 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.54%) Law
8 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.23%) Front Office
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Advertising
9 3 (0.93%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (31.48%) HTML
2 85 (26.23%) Spring
3 75 (23.15%) Hibernate
4 72 (22.22%) CSS
5 63 (19.44%) J2EE
6 50 (15.43%) Web Services
7 43 (13.27%) XML
8 42 (12.96%) Java EE
9 33 (10.19%) JSP
10 26 (8.02%) RESTful
11 25 (7.72%) .NET
12 24 (7.41%) Struts
13 22 (6.79%) REST
13 22 (6.79%) jQuery
14 20 (6.17%) JMS
15 19 (5.86%) SOAP
16 18 (5.56%) Drools
16 18 (5.56%) JSTL
17 17 (5.25%) Spring MVC
18 16 (4.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 93 (28.70%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 24 (7.41%) Physics
4 22 (6.79%) Open Source
5 17 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.32%) Hedge funds
7 11 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.40%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.16%) User Experience
8 7 (2.16%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.85%) GIS
9 6 (1.85%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.54%) Equities
10 5 (1.54%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.23%) Derivative
12 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.93%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.42%) Linux
2 25 (7.72%) UNIX
3 16 (4.94%) Windows
4 5 (1.54%) Android
5 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 69 (21.30%) OO
4 55 (16.98%) Scrum
5 52 (16.05%) TDD
6 35 (10.80%) BDD
7 32 (9.88%) Unit Testing
8 31 (9.57%) MVC
9 26 (8.02%) OOP
9 26 (8.02%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.41%) Multithreading
11 22 (6.79%) SOA
12 21 (6.48%) Automated Testing
13 18 (5.56%) Web Development
14 16 (4.94%) UML
15 15 (4.63%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (4.32%) Mentoring
17 13 (4.01%) Project Management
18 12 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 324 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (36.42%) JavaScript
3 115 (35.49%) SQL
4 55 (16.98%) C++
5 46 (14.20%) C#
6 18 (5.56%) Python
7 16 (4.94%) C
8 11 (3.40%) VB
9 10 (3.09%) Scala
9 10 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.78%) PHP
11 8 (2.47%) Perl
12 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.93%) Lua
13 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.62%) VB6
14 2 (0.62%) Groovy
14 2 (0.62%) R
15 1 (0.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 117 (36.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) PhD
3 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) StatsD
1 1 (0.31%) logstash
1 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 57 (17.59%) Oracle
2 10 (3.09%) Sybase
2 10 (3.09%) Business Objects
3 8 (2.47%) Cognos
3 8 (2.47%) Hyperion
4 6 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.54%) Adobe
5 5 (1.54%) Remedy
6 2 (0.62%) Google
6 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.31%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.31%) Cerillion
7 1 (0.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.31%) Nokia
7 1 (0.31%) Siemens
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.31%) Sun
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
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