Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 937 921
Rank change year-on-year +88 -16 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 338 287 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 328 280 383
UK median annual salary £27,500 £31,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% +21.57% +2.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £40,125 £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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 +84 332 £27,500 -11.29% 20
UK excluding London +132 237 £26,000 -5.45% 15
London -28 97 £35,000 - 6
East of England +17 68 £26,250 +5.00% 5
South East +50 56 £26,500 -11.67% 4
South West +22 51 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +44 32 £30,000 +17.65% 1
West Midlands +35 28 £30,000 +9.09% 1
North of England +24 28 £25,000 +11.11% 3
North West -9 16 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Yorkshire +40 12 £30,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands +40 4 £21,750 -5.43%
Northern Ireland - 2 £25,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 338 (100.00%) Java
2 257 (76.04%) Degree
3 175 (51.78%) Computer Science
4 163 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (39.64%) J2EE
6 124 (36.69%) Python
7 123 (36.39%) .NET
8 119 (35.21%) C#
9 105 (31.07%) JavaScript
10 97 (28.70%) Linux
11 94 (27.81%) MVC
12 93 (27.51%) TDD
13 84 (24.85%) HTML
14 81 (23.96%) SQL
14 81 (23.96%) ASP.NET
15 78 (23.08%) Software Engineering
16 76 (22.49%) BDD
17 73 (21.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 70 (20.71%) Marketing
19 68 (20.12%) Computer Science Degree
20 62 (18.34%) Oracle
21 54 (15.98%) Spring
22 53 (15.68%) SQL Server
22 53 (15.68%) CSS
23 52 (15.38%) Finance
24 49 (14.50%) Mathematics
25 47 (13.91%) AngularJS
26 45 (13.31%) Unit Testing
27 39 (11.54%) Microsoft
28 38 (11.24%) OO

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 10 (2.96%) Confluence
2 9 (2.66%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.66%) JBoss
3 7 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.48%) Apache
4 5 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.89%) Ethereum
6 3 (0.89%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Actimize
1 2 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.30%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.48%) GitHub
4 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.95%) Relational Database
3 34 (10.06%) Oracle Database
4 30 (8.88%) RDBMS
5 26 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.44%) Big Data
6 15 (4.44%) MySQL
7 11 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.37%) GIS
10 7 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.48%) HBase
12 4 (1.18%) MS Access
13 3 (0.89%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.30%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.30%) Redis
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (5.92%) JUnit
1 20 (5.92%) Maven
2 17 (5.03%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.73%) JIRA
4 15 (4.44%) Mockito
5 14 (4.14%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.37%) Subversion
7 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.89%) Selenium
9 2 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.59%) Gradle
9 2 (0.59%) Moq
9 2 (0.59%) NUnit
9 2 (0.59%) TestNG
10 1 (0.30%) Appium
10 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.30%) DbUnit
General
1 70 (20.71%) Marketing
2 52 (15.38%) Finance
3 19 (5.62%) Banking
4 8 (2.37%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.48%) Electronics
6 3 (0.89%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (39.64%) J2EE
2 123 (36.39%) .NET
3 84 (24.85%) HTML
4 81 (23.96%) ASP.NET
5 73 (21.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (15.98%) Spring
7 53 (15.68%) CSS
8 47 (13.91%) AngularJS
9 30 (8.88%) Hibernate
10 27 (7.99%) jQuery
11 23 (6.80%) React
12 21 (6.21%) Node.js
12 21 (6.21%) Web Services
13 16 (4.73%) XML
14 15 (4.44%) JSON
15 12 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (3.25%) HTML5
17 10 (2.96%) Java EE
17 10 (2.96%) RESTful
18 9 (2.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 175 (51.78%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.10%) Algorithms
3 10 (2.96%) Fintech
4 7 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.48%) BBC
6 5 (1.48%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.48%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.48%) User Experience
7 3 (0.89%) Bitcoin
7 3 (0.89%) Digital Currency
8 2 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.30%) Equities
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 97 (28.70%) Linux
2 24 (7.10%) Windows
3 17 (5.03%) Unix
4 6 (1.78%) Android
5 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.59%) CentOS
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.81%) MVC
3 93 (27.51%) TDD
4 78 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 76 (22.49%) BDD
6 49 (14.50%) Mathematics
7 45 (13.31%) Unit Testing
8 38 (11.24%) OO
9 25 (7.40%) Open Source
10 24 (7.10%) OOP
11 20 (5.92%) Multithreading
12 18 (5.33%) OOD
12 18 (5.33%) Scrum
12 18 (5.33%) SDLC
13 16 (4.73%) Machine Learning
14 15 (4.44%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (4.14%) Concurrent Programming
16 13 (3.85%) Microservices
17 12 (3.55%) Web Development
18 11 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 338 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (36.69%) Python
3 119 (35.21%) C#
4 105 (31.07%) JavaScript
5 81 (23.96%) SQL
6 31 (9.17%) C++
7 28 (8.28%) PHP
8 20 (5.92%) Ruby
9 10 (2.96%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.37%) Perl
11 7 (2.07%) Scala
11 7 (2.07%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.48%) C
12 5 (1.48%) Groovy
13 3 (0.89%) Go
14 2 (0.59%) ES6
14 2 (0.59%) HQL
14 2 (0.59%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 257 (76.04%) Degree
2 68 (20.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.10%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.48%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.66%) QA
2 5 (1.48%) SEPA
3 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (4.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.78%) Ansible
1 6 (1.78%) Puppet
2 3 (0.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 62 (18.34%) Oracle
2 39 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (1.18%) BT
4 4 (1.18%) McAfee
5 3 (0.89%) Twitter
6 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.59%) SAP
6 2 (0.59%) Sun
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian