Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

Graduate Java Developer
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 117 131
Rank change year-on-year +38 +14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 25 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.98% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 6
Essex median annual salary £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,214 1,454 1,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.42% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,225 1,537
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,486 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Graduate Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Graduate Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Java Developer in Essex

Graduate Java Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Graduate Java Developer in Essex

Graduate Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Java Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Developer in Essex

Graduate Java Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Java Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Chelmsford +20 10 £24,000 - 2
Witham - 7 £22,000 -
Colchester - 3 £30,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £35,000 -
Graduate Java Developer
East of England

Graduate Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Graduate 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 Essex region featuring Graduate Java Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Automotive
3 15 (60.00%) Degree
4 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) Spring
5 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (52.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
6 12 (48.00%) J2EE
6 12 (48.00%) MySQL
6 12 (48.00%) Java EE
7 11 (44.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (40.00%) JPA
8 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (36.00%) JUnit
9 9 (36.00%) Struts
9 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
9 9 (36.00%) Subversion
9 9 (36.00%) jQuery
9 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Java 8
11 6 (24.00%) Java SE
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
12 4 (16.00%) HTML
12 4 (16.00%) CSS
12 4 (16.00%) JBoss
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript

Graduate Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (36.00%) JUnit
2 9 (36.00%) Subversion
General
1 20 (80.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Spring
2 12 (48.00%) J2EE
2 12 (48.00%) Java EE
3 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (40.00%) JPA
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) Struts
5 6 (24.00%) Java SE
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) JSP
7 3 (12.00%) Servlets
7 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Swing
8 1 (4.00%) EJB
8 1 (4.00%) JavaBeans
8 1 (4.00%) LESS
8 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Java 8
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (44.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle