Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 968 914
Rank change year-on-year +99 -54 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 312 273 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 297 270 375
UK median annual salary £27,500 £31,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% +16.98% +6.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% +14.58% -

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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Top 12 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 17 October 2017. 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 +103 309 £27,500 -11.29% 30
UK excluding London +114 219 £26,000 -5.45% 23
London -5 90 £35,000 - 8
East of England +25 65 £26,000 +4.00% 4
South East +77 52 £27,500 - 5
South West +39 47 £26,000 -20.00% 6
Midlands +62 31 £30,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands +52 24 £30,000 +14.29% 2
North of England +16 24 £25,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire +39 14 £30,000 +14.29% 3
North West -4 10 £25,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +42 7 £22,000 -4.35%

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 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.

1 312 (100.00%) Java
2 244 (78.21%) Degree
3 167 (53.53%) Computer Science
4 134 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (41.67%) J2EE
6 115 (36.86%) .NET
7 114 (36.54%) Python
8 113 (36.22%) C#
9 92 (29.49%) Linux
10 83 (26.60%) JavaScript
11 81 (25.96%) TDD
12 80 (25.64%) MVC
13 76 (24.36%) Software Engineering
14 75 (24.04%) ASP.NET
15 70 (22.44%) SQL
16 69 (22.12%) BDD
17 67 (21.47%) Computer Science Degree
17 67 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 65 (20.83%) Marketing
19 62 (19.87%) HTML
20 59 (18.91%) SQL Server
21 58 (18.59%) Oracle
21 58 (18.59%) Finance
22 50 (16.03%) OO
22 50 (16.03%) Mathematics
23 45 (14.42%) Unit Testing
24 40 (12.82%) CSS
25 37 (11.86%) Microsoft
25 37 (11.86%) Relational Database
26 36 (11.54%) Oracle Database

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 9 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.56%) JBoss
3 7 (2.24%) Confluence
4 6 (1.92%) Apache
4 6 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.96%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.64%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Actimize
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.32%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 36 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 30 (9.62%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.17%) MySQL
7 11 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.21%) Big Data
9 7 (2.24%) GIS
10 5 (1.60%) HBase
11 4 (1.28%) MS Access
12 3 (0.96%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.32%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.32%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.32%) Redis
14 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (8.01%) Eclipse
2 20 (6.41%) JUnit
3 18 (5.77%) Maven
4 15 (4.81%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.81%) Mockito
5 13 (4.17%) JIRA
6 9 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.60%) Gradle
8 3 (0.96%) Ant
8 3 (0.96%) Subversion
9 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.64%) Moq
9 2 (0.64%) NUnit
9 2 (0.64%) Selenium
9 2 (0.64%) TestNG
10 1 (0.32%) Appium
10 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.32%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 65 (20.83%) Marketing
2 58 (18.59%) Finance
3 22 (7.05%) Banking
4 11 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Games
6 3 (0.96%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Local Government
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (41.67%) J2EE
2 115 (36.86%) .NET
3 75 (24.04%) ASP.NET
4 67 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (19.87%) HTML
6 40 (12.82%) CSS
7 33 (10.58%) AngularJS
8 30 (9.62%) Spring
9 19 (6.09%) Web Services
9 19 (6.09%) XML
10 16 (5.13%) React
11 15 (4.81%) jQuery
12 14 (4.49%) JSON
13 13 (4.17%) Node.js
14 12 (3.85%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.85%) Java EE
15 10 (3.21%) RESTful
16 9 (2.88%) EJB
16 9 (2.88%) HTML5
16 9 (2.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 167 (53.53%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.97%) Algorithms
3 13 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.21%) Fintech
5 6 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.92%) User Experience
6 5 (1.60%) BBC
6 5 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.60%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.60%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.32%) Equities
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.49%) Linux
2 21 (6.73%) Windows
3 17 (5.45%) Unix
4 6 (1.92%) Android
5 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.64%) CentOS
6 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.96%) TDD
3 80 (25.64%) MVC
4 76 (24.36%) Software Engineering
5 69 (22.12%) BDD
6 50 (16.03%) Mathematics
6 50 (16.03%) OO
7 45 (14.42%) Unit Testing
8 23 (7.37%) Open Source
9 20 (6.41%) Multithreading
9 20 (6.41%) OOP
10 18 (5.77%) OOD
11 16 (5.13%) Scrum
12 14 (4.49%) Concurrent Programming
13 13 (4.17%) Web Development
14 11 (3.53%) Physics
14 11 (3.53%) Test Automation
15 10 (3.21%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.21%) SDLC
16 9 (2.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 312 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (36.54%) Python
3 113 (36.22%) C#
4 83 (26.60%) JavaScript
5 70 (22.44%) SQL
6 30 (9.62%) C++
7 20 (6.41%) Ruby
8 19 (6.09%) PHP
9 7 (2.24%) Groovy
9 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.60%) Perl
11 4 (1.28%) Scala
12 3 (0.96%) C
13 2 (0.64%) ES6
13 2 (0.64%) Go
13 2 (0.64%) HQL
13 2 (0.64%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 244 (78.21%) Degree
2 67 (21.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.64%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.53%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) SEPA
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Opsview
2 1 (0.32%) Ansible
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (18.59%) Oracle
2 37 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.28%) BT
3 4 (1.28%) McAfee
4 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.64%) SAP
5 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.32%) Google