Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 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
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 925 916
Rank change year-on-year +95 -9 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 336 255 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 331 246 380
UK median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +13.21% +1.92%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £39,750 £38,125 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +8.33% +1.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Graduate Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Java Developer over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Top 13 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England +95 328 £27,500 -8.33% 33
UK excluding London +88 222 £26,500 +1.92% 22
London +3 109 £35,000 +4.48% 12
East of England +21 68 £26,250 +5.00% 3
South East +64 66 £26,500 +1.92% 8
South West +39 40 £26,000 -13.33% 5
Midlands +26 26 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +21 23 £30,000 - 1
North of England +10 19 £22,500 -10.00% 4
North West -2 15 £22,500 - 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £30,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +28 3 £22,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £25,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Graduate Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Graduate Java Developer in the job title.

1 336 (100.00%) Java
2 242 (72.02%) Degree
3 178 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (52.98%) Computer Science
4 141 (41.96%) J2EE
5 130 (38.69%) JavaScript
6 126 (37.50%) Python
7 112 (33.33%) C#
8 105 (31.25%) TDD
9 103 (30.65%) .NET
10 94 (27.98%) HTML
11 90 (26.79%) SQL
12 88 (26.19%) Linux
13 87 (25.89%) Software Engineering
14 85 (25.30%) MVC
15 70 (20.83%) ASP.NET
15 70 (20.83%) Spring
16 68 (20.24%) BDD
17 64 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 64 (19.05%) Finance
18 62 (18.45%) Marketing
19 60 (17.86%) Oracle
20 58 (17.26%) Computer Science Degree
21 56 (16.67%) AngularJS
22 53 (15.77%) CSS
23 49 (14.58%) Unit Testing
24 48 (14.29%) Hibernate
25 42 (12.50%) Mathematics
26 41 (12.20%) SQL Server
27 40 (11.90%) Microsoft

Graduate Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (3.27%) Apache Spark
1 11 (3.27%) JBoss
2 10 (2.98%) Confluence
3 5 (1.49%) Ethereum
4 4 (1.19%) Apache
4 4 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.89%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Ripple
1 5 (1.49%) Ripple XRP
2 2 (0.60%) Actimize
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.49%) GitHub
4 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.19%) SaaS
5 3 (0.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.60%) HTTP
1 2 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.74%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.14%) MySQL
4 24 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 24 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.36%) Big Data
6 16 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.68%) GIS
8 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.49%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.60%) MS Access
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.30%) HBase
12 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.30%) Redis
12 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (7.74%) JUnit
2 17 (5.06%) Mockito
3 15 (4.46%) Subversion
4 14 (4.17%) JIRA
4 14 (4.17%) Maven
5 12 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.27%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.19%) Selenium
10 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.60%) Moq
10 2 (0.60%) NUnit
11 1 (0.30%) Appium
11 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.30%) Gradle
11 1 (0.30%) JMeter
11 1 (0.30%) TestNG
General
1 64 (19.05%) Finance
2 62 (18.45%) Marketing
3 21 (6.25%) Banking
4 7 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.79%) Electronics
6 3 (0.89%) Automotive
6 3 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (41.96%) J2EE
2 103 (30.65%) .NET
3 94 (27.98%) HTML
4 70 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 70 (20.83%) Spring
5 64 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 53 (15.77%) CSS
8 48 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 33 (9.82%) jQuery
9 33 (9.82%) Web Services
10 26 (7.74%) Node.js
11 22 (6.55%) RESTful
12 21 (6.25%) Java EE
12 21 (6.25%) React
13 19 (5.65%) XML
14 18 (5.36%) J2SE
15 14 (4.17%) JSON
16 11 (3.27%) Swing
16 11 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 178 (52.98%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.85%) Algorithms
3 10 (2.98%) Fintech
4 9 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.68%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.79%) BBC
6 5 (1.49%) Bitcoin
6 5 (1.49%) Digital Currency
7 3 (0.89%) User Experience
8 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Equities
9 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 88 (26.19%) Linux
2 28 (8.33%) Windows
3 16 (4.76%) Unix
4 6 (1.79%) Android
4 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (31.25%) TDD
3 87 (25.89%) Software Engineering
4 85 (25.30%) MVC
5 68 (20.24%) BDD
6 49 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 42 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 33 (9.82%) Open Source
9 31 (9.23%) OO
10 27 (8.04%) OOP
11 24 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 22 (6.55%) SDLC
13 20 (5.95%) Machine Learning
14 19 (5.65%) Collaborative Working
14 19 (5.65%) DevOps
14 19 (5.65%) Microservices
15 18 (5.36%) OOD
16 17 (5.06%) Concurrent Programming
17 15 (4.46%) Analytics
17 15 (4.46%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 336 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 126 (37.50%) Python
4 112 (33.33%) C#
5 90 (26.79%) SQL
6 31 (9.23%) C++
7 26 (7.74%) PHP
8 23 (6.85%) Ruby
9 13 (3.87%) Perl
10 11 (3.27%) Scala
11 7 (2.08%) Groovy
11 7 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.79%) C
13 5 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.89%) Clojure
14 3 (0.89%) Go
15 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 242 (72.02%) Degree
2 58 (17.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.68%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) SEPA
3 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.57%) Puppet
2 9 (2.68%) Ansible
3 3 (0.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 60 (17.86%) Oracle
2 40 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.25%) Google
4 5 (1.49%) BT
4 5 (1.49%) McAfee
5 4 (1.19%) Sun
5 4 (1.19%) Terracotta
6 3 (0.89%) Capita
6 3 (0.89%) Twitter
7 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Sybase