Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 899 975 957
Rank change year-on-year +76 -18 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 284 290 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 266 290 334
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.21% +6.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,125 £40,125 £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% +4.17%

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 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
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 £77,500 £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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Top 14 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 19 August 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 +81 281 £30,000 - 19
UK excluding London +115 192 £26,000 -5.45% 13
London -19 91 £35,000 - 7
East of England +12 58 £27,500 +5.77% 3
South East +62 48 £30,000 +11.11% 4
South West +12 32 £26,000 -25.71% 1
North of England 0 27 £25,000 +6.38% 3
Midlands +48 25 £30,000 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +37 17 £30,000 +16.50% 1
Yorkshire +33 14 £30,000 +14.29% 1
North West -22 13 £25,000 +8.70% 2
East Midlands +21 8 £22,250 -14.42%
Wales +16 1 £21,500 -1.15% 1
Scotland +13 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Java
2 205 (72.18%) Degree
3 138 (48.59%) Computer Science
4 123 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (36.97%) J2EE
6 97 (34.15%) C#
7 96 (33.80%) Python
8 88 (30.99%) .NET
9 76 (26.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 75 (26.41%) JavaScript
11 73 (25.70%) Linux
12 71 (25.00%) TDD
13 69 (24.30%) MVC
14 64 (22.54%) ASP.NET
15 63 (22.18%) BDD
16 61 (21.48%) Software Engineering
17 56 (19.72%) Marketing
17 56 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 55 (19.37%) SQL
19 54 (19.01%) HTML
20 51 (17.96%) OO
20 51 (17.96%) Finance
21 43 (15.14%) Oracle
21 43 (15.14%) SQL Server
22 40 (14.08%) Spring
23 39 (13.73%) Algorithms
24 37 (13.03%) Eclipse
25 34 (11.97%) CSS
25 34 (11.97%) Mathematics
26 30 (10.56%) AngularJS

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 12 (4.23%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.76%) Confluence
4 4 (1.41%) Apache
4 4 (1.41%) JBoss
5 3 (1.06%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) Jetty
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Actimize
1 1 (0.35%) BASE24
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.06%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.39%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.34%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.63%) Big Data
7 14 (4.93%) MySQL
8 11 (3.87%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.76%) HBase
10 4 (1.41%) MS Access
11 3 (1.06%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.06%) SQLite
12 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.35%) Redis
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (13.03%) Eclipse
2 24 (8.45%) Maven
3 19 (6.69%) JUnit
4 15 (5.28%) Mockito
5 13 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.87%) JIRA
7 10 (3.52%) Gradle
8 8 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.41%) Selenium
10 3 (1.06%) Ant
10 3 (1.06%) TestNG
11 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.35%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.35%) Hudson
11 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.35%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (19.72%) Marketing
2 51 (17.96%) Finance
3 12 (4.23%) Banking
4 9 (3.17%) Games
5 6 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (36.97%) J2EE
2 88 (30.99%) .NET
3 64 (22.54%) ASP.NET
4 56 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (19.01%) HTML
6 40 (14.08%) Spring
7 34 (11.97%) CSS
8 30 (10.56%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.34%) Java EE
9 18 (6.34%) Web Services
10 17 (5.99%) Hibernate
10 17 (5.99%) XML
11 13 (4.58%) HTML5
11 13 (4.58%) RESTful
12 11 (3.87%) React
13 9 (3.17%) REST
14 8 (2.82%) CSS3
15 7 (2.46%) JSON
15 7 (2.46%) Node.js
16 6 (2.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 138 (48.59%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.73%) Algorithms
3 16 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.87%) Fintech
4 11 (3.87%) Internet of Things
5 7 (2.46%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.11%) User Experience
7 4 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.35%) BBC
9 1 (0.35%) Equities
9 1 (0.35%) NHS
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
9 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.35%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.70%) Linux
2 11 (3.87%) Windows
3 9 (3.17%) Unix
4 6 (2.11%) Android
5 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.70%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.00%) TDD
3 69 (24.30%) MVC
4 63 (22.18%) BDD
5 61 (21.48%) Software Engineering
6 51 (17.96%) OO
7 34 (11.97%) Mathematics
8 25 (8.80%) Unit Testing
9 23 (8.10%) Open Source
10 20 (7.04%) OOP
10 20 (7.04%) Scrum
11 19 (6.69%) Disruptive Innovation
12 18 (6.34%) Multithreading
12 18 (6.34%) OOD
13 16 (5.63%) Web Development
14 15 (5.28%) Concurrent Programming
15 12 (4.23%) SDLC
16 8 (2.82%) Physics
17 7 (2.46%) Microservices
18 6 (2.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 284 (100.00%) Java
2 97 (34.15%) C#
3 96 (33.80%) Python
4 75 (26.41%) JavaScript
5 55 (19.37%) SQL
6 20 (7.04%) Ruby
7 16 (5.63%) C++
7 16 (5.63%) PHP
8 7 (2.46%) Groovy
8 7 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.11%) Scala
9 6 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.76%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.70%) C
11 2 (0.70%) ES6
11 2 (0.70%) HQL
11 2 (0.70%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 205 (72.18%) Degree
2 76 (26.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (7.39%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (3.87%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.41%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.70%) PhD
8 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SEPA
3 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Opsview
Vendors
1 43 (15.14%) Oracle
2 23 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.70%) SAP
4 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.35%) Google