The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Java Developer
UK
Rank 754 787 835
Rank change year-on-year +33 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 106 169 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 163 115
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Graduate Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 101 £32,500 +8.33% 17
London +27 41 £33,500 -0.74% 11
East of England +40 26 £33,500 +36.73%
South East +40 21 £26,250 -0.94% 2
City of London +50 14 £33,500 +11.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +25 14 £33,500 +11.66%
Cambridge - 14 £33,500 -
Berkshire +42 11 £37,500 +74.41% 2
Essex +18 10 £24,000 -
Chelmsford - 8 £24,000 -
West Midlands +40 7 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham - 7 £30,000 - 1
Newbury - 7 £37,500 - 2
Reading +41 4 £26,000 +20.93%
Kent +15 3 £26,750 -10.83%
South West +14 3 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Wales +6 3 £22,500 +9.75%
Bristol +3 3 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +33 2 - -
Hertfordshire +19 2 £32,500 +47.72%
East Midlands +8 2 £23,000 +15.00%
Brighton +8 2 £23,500 +4.44%
East Sussex +4 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Oxfordshire - 2 £23,750 -
Maidstone - 2 £26,000 -
Oxford - 2 £23,750 -
St Albans - 2 £32,500 -
Hackney - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £26,500 +32.50%
South Wales +10 1 £21,500 +4.87%

Graduate Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Java
2 171 (74.67%) Degree
3 112 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (39.74%) Computer Science
5 87 (37.99%) C#
6 78 (34.06%) J2EE
7 76 (33.19%) TDD
8 73 (31.88%) Python
9 67 (29.26%) Linux
10 65 (28.38%) BDD
11 63 (27.51%) MVC
11 63 (27.51%) .NET
12 62 (27.07%) Spring
13 60 (26.20%) JavaScript
14 56 (24.45%) ASP.NET
15 55 (24.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (24.02%) Marketing
16 47 (20.52%) OO
17 46 (20.09%) SQL
18 36 (15.72%) Algorithms
19 35 (15.28%) HTML
20 33 (14.41%) CSS
21 31 (13.54%) RESTful
22 30 (13.10%) Maven
23 29 (12.66%) Web Services
24 28 (12.23%) NoSQL
25 27 (11.79%) Hibernate
26 26 (11.35%) Finance
27 25 (10.92%) XML
28 24 (10.48%) Eclipse

Graduate Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (3.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.75%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.75%) CMS
2 4 (1.75%) JBoss
2 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.87%) Jetty
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.93%) GitHub
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.73%) Internet
2 5 (2.18%) HTTP
3 3 (1.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.23%) NoSQL
2 23 (10.04%) Big Data
3 13 (5.68%) MySQL
4 6 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.31%) DB2
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) SQLite
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (13.10%) Maven
2 24 (10.48%) Eclipse
3 22 (9.61%) Gradle
4 17 (7.42%) JUnit
5 12 (5.24%) Mockito
6 11 (4.80%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.18%) Selenium
8 3 (1.31%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.87%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.87%) TestNG
10 1 (0.44%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.44%) JIRA
10 1 (0.44%) jMock
10 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (24.02%) Marketing
2 26 (11.35%) Finance
3 7 (3.06%) Banking
3 7 (3.06%) Games
4 6 (2.62%) Advertising
4 6 (2.62%) Automotive
5 5 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (34.06%) J2EE
2 63 (27.51%) .NET
3 62 (27.07%) Spring
4 56 (24.45%) ASP.NET
5 55 (24.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (15.28%) HTML
7 33 (14.41%) CSS
8 31 (13.54%) RESTful
9 29 (12.66%) Web Services
10 27 (11.79%) Hibernate
11 25 (10.92%) XML
12 16 (6.99%) Java EE
13 12 (5.24%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.37%) Ajax
14 10 (4.37%) JPA
14 10 (4.37%) jQuery
15 9 (3.93%) REST
15 9 (3.93%) Struts
16 8 (3.49%) JMS
16 8 (3.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (39.74%) Computer Science
2 36 (15.72%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.86%) Internet of Things
4 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.62%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.62%) Social Media
6 5 (2.18%) BBC
7 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.87%) Fintech
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.26%) Linux
2 7 (3.06%) Unix
3 6 (2.62%) Android
4 4 (1.75%) Windows
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.19%) TDD
3 65 (28.38%) BDD
4 63 (27.51%) MVC
5 47 (20.52%) OO
6 22 (9.61%) Software Engineering
7 19 (8.30%) Open Source
8 18 (7.86%) OOP
9 17 (7.42%) Scrum
10 16 (6.99%) Multithreading
10 16 (6.99%) Web Development
11 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.24%) Concurrent Programming
12 12 (5.24%) OOD
13 8 (3.49%) Mathematics
14 7 (3.06%) Disruptive Innovation
15 6 (2.62%) Microservices
15 6 (2.62%) Quantitative Finance
15 6 (2.62%) SDLC
15 6 (2.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 229 (100.00%) Java
2 87 (37.99%) C#
3 73 (31.88%) Python
4 60 (26.20%) JavaScript
5 46 (20.09%) SQL
6 15 (6.55%) C++
7 12 (5.24%) Ruby
8 8 (3.49%) C
8 8 (3.49%) Scala
9 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.31%) Groovy
10 3 (1.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Clojure
11 1 (0.44%) Jython
11 1 (0.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 171 (74.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (5.24%) Oracle
2 6 (2.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.18%) BT
3 5 (2.18%) Intel Security
4 3 (1.31%) HP
5 1 (0.44%) Google
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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