Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 910 959 1004
Rank change year-on-year +49 +45 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 268 228 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 262 214 314
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £28,750 £26,500
% change year-on-year -7.83% +8.49% +6.00%

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 167,574 163,030 193,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.44% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,241 134,968 162,789
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Developer in the UK

Graduate Java Developer
Top 15 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 25 May 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 +33 262 £30,000 - 40
UK excluding London +43 176 £26,500 -7.83% 31
London -7 91 £35,000 - 9
South East +22 75 £26,500 -11.67% 11
East of England -26 30 £30,000 +9.09% 5
South West +5 27 £26,000 +1.96% 1
North of England +5 26 £22,000 -16.19% 12
North West -3 16 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Midlands -7 13 £30,000 - 2
Yorkshire +15 10 £21,500 -28.33% 7
West Midlands +1 10 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands -4 3 £38,250 +70.00%
Scotland -38 2 £31,750 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £25,000 -
Wales +6 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Graduate Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Graduate Java Developer in the job title.

1 268 (100.00%) Java
2 185 (69.03%) Degree
3 152 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (54.10%) Computer Science
5 116 (43.28%) JavaScript
6 115 (42.91%) J2EE
7 86 (32.09%) HTML
8 82 (30.60%) TDD
9 81 (30.22%) Software Engineering
10 75 (27.99%) Spring
10 75 (27.99%) SQL
11 69 (25.75%) Finance
12 65 (24.25%) Python
12 65 (24.25%) Computer Science Degree
13 63 (23.51%) .NET
13 63 (23.51%) AngularJS
14 62 (23.13%) C#
15 55 (20.52%) MVC
16 50 (18.66%) CSS
17 48 (17.91%) Hibernate
18 46 (17.16%) Web Services
19 43 (16.04%) Linux
19 43 (16.04%) OO
20 41 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
21 40 (14.93%) BDD
21 40 (14.93%) ASP.NET
21 40 (14.93%) Oracle
22 38 (14.18%) MySQL
23 37 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
23 37 (13.81%) Marketing

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 (4.48%) Ethereum
2 9 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.99%) JBoss
4 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.49%) Confluence
5 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.12%) Apache
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.85%) Ripple
2 3 (1.12%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
4 3 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.24%) HTTP
2 5 (1.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Broadband
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.18%) MySQL
2 26 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 21 (7.84%) Oracle Database
5 20 (7.46%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.48%) Blockchain
7 10 (3.73%) Big Data
7 10 (3.73%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.73%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
10 1 (0.37%) Ingres
10 1 (0.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (7.46%) Eclipse
2 19 (7.09%) JUnit
3 15 (5.60%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.22%) Maven
5 13 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.10%) Subversion
7 10 (3.73%) Mockito
8 6 (2.24%) JIRA
9 5 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.37%) Gradle
12 1 (0.37%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 69 (25.75%) Finance
2 37 (13.81%) Marketing
3 11 (4.10%) Banking
4 6 (2.24%) Retail
5 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.49%) Automotive
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (42.91%) J2EE
2 86 (32.09%) HTML
3 75 (27.99%) Spring
4 63 (23.51%) .NET
4 63 (23.51%) AngularJS
5 50 (18.66%) CSS
6 48 (17.91%) Hibernate
7 46 (17.16%) Web Services
8 40 (14.93%) ASP.NET
9 37 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (11.94%) RESTful
11 28 (10.45%) J2SE
12 27 (10.07%) Java EE
13 17 (6.34%) jQuery
14 15 (5.60%) XML
15 10 (3.73%) JSON
16 9 (3.36%) HTML5
16 9 (3.36%) Node.js
17 8 (2.99%) SOAP
18 7 (2.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 145 (54.10%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.46%) Fintech
3 13 (4.85%) Algorithms
3 13 (4.85%) Bitcoin
3 13 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.48%) Digital Currency
5 11 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.24%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.49%) BBC
9 3 (1.12%) Blog
10 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.37%) EPoS
11 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.04%) Linux
2 6 (2.24%) Windows
3 3 (1.12%) Unix
3 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.75%) Android
4 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.60%) TDD
3 81 (30.22%) Software Engineering
4 55 (20.52%) MVC
5 43 (16.04%) OO
6 40 (14.93%) BDD
7 37 (13.81%) Mathematics
8 34 (12.69%) OOP
9 33 (12.31%) Unit Testing
10 28 (10.45%) SDLC
11 27 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (9.33%) Open Source
13 17 (6.34%) Microservices
14 16 (5.97%) Machine Learning
15 15 (5.60%) Multithreading
16 13 (4.85%) Artificial Intelligence
16 13 (4.85%) Collaborative Working
16 13 (4.85%) Cryptocurrency
16 13 (4.85%) OOD
17 12 (4.48%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (43.28%) JavaScript
3 75 (27.99%) SQL
4 65 (24.25%) Python
5 62 (23.13%) C#
6 18 (6.72%) C++
7 12 (4.48%) Scala
8 9 (3.36%) Ruby
9 4 (1.49%) Groovy
9 4 (1.49%) PHP
9 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.12%) Clojure
10 3 (1.12%) Java 8
10 3 (1.12%) Perl
11 2 (0.75%) C
12 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.37%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 185 (69.03%) Degree
2 65 (24.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.10%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) PhD
6 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.61%) Puppet
2 4 (1.49%) Ansible
2 4 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (14.93%) Oracle
2 36 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.84%) Google
4 4 (1.49%) BT
4 4 (1.49%) Capita
4 4 (1.49%) McAfee
4 4 (1.49%) Terracotta
4 4 (1.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.37%) Sun
5 1 (0.37%) Sybase