The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 808 800
Rank change year-on-year +73 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Developer 137 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125 109 161
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +78 137 £30,000 - 17
London +18 46 £35,000 - 1
East of England +21 26 £24,500 +8.88% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £22,750 -3.19% 2
South East +44 17 £30,000 +4.34% 3
South West +11 16 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Bristol -7 15 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Huntingdon - 14 £22,750 -
Yorkshire +21 12 £31,500 +26.00% 5
North West -32 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
City of London +29 7 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands +17 7 £30,000 +4.34% 1
North Yorkshire +8 7 £33,250 +33.00%
Harrogate - 7 £33,250 -
Birmingham - 7 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +26 6 £30,000 -3.22%
Suffolk +9 6 £26,250 +16.66%
East Midlands +29 5 £22,000 -37.14%
Manchester -19 5 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +33 4 £30,750 +25.51%
Oxfordshire +12 4 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Nottingham +10 3 £22,000 -37.14%
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £22,000 -37.14%
Cambridge -12 3 £33,500 +36.73% 2
Reading - 3 £31,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £25,000 -
Guildford - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire +17 2 £23,750 -20.83%
Essex -6 2 £23,250 -3.12% 1
Chelmsford -18 2 £23,250 -3.12%

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Java
2 171 (69.51%) Degree
3 117 (47.56%) Computer Science
4 109 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (36.18%) J2EE
6 85 (34.55%) C#
7 75 (30.49%) Python
8 70 (28.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 68 (27.64%) .NET
10 66 (26.83%) TDD
11 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
12 59 (23.98%) Linux
12 59 (23.98%) MVC
13 57 (23.17%) BDD
14 52 (21.14%) ASP.NET
15 50 (20.33%) OO
16 48 (19.51%) Marketing
16 48 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (19.11%) Finance
18 45 (18.29%) Spring
19 44 (17.89%) SQL
20 42 (17.07%) HTML
20 42 (17.07%) Algorithms
21 40 (16.26%) Software Engineering
22 33 (13.41%) Eclipse
23 30 (12.20%) CSS
24 28 (11.38%) Oracle
25 26 (10.57%) SQL Server
25 26 (10.57%) Web Services
25 26 (10.57%) Maven

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 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.44%) Confluence
3 5 (2.03%) JBoss
4 3 (1.22%) CMS
4 3 (1.22%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.81%) Apache
5 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.81%) Jetty
5 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) BASE24
1 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 19 (7.72%) Big Data
4 15 (6.10%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.47%) MySQL
7 9 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.22%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) SQLite
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.41%) HBase
10 1 (0.41%) MySQL Workbench
10 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (13.41%) Eclipse
2 26 (10.57%) Maven
3 17 (6.91%) Gradle
4 16 (6.50%) JUnit
5 14 (5.69%) Mockito
6 9 (3.66%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.25%) JIRA
8 7 (2.85%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.63%) Selenium
10 3 (1.22%) Ant
10 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.81%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.81%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.81%) TestNG
11 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.41%) Hudson
12 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
General
1 48 (19.51%) Marketing
2 47 (19.11%) Finance
3 10 (4.07%) Games
4 7 (2.85%) Banking
4 7 (2.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.22%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (36.18%) J2EE
2 68 (27.64%) .NET
3 52 (21.14%) ASP.NET
4 48 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (18.29%) Spring
6 42 (17.07%) HTML
7 30 (12.20%) CSS
8 26 (10.57%) Web Services
9 24 (9.76%) XML
10 22 (8.94%) Hibernate
11 21 (8.54%) RESTful
12 20 (8.13%) AngularJS
13 18 (7.32%) Java EE
14 12 (4.88%) HTML5
15 10 (4.07%) Ajax
16 9 (3.66%) CSS3
16 9 (3.66%) JMS
16 9 (3.66%) REST
16 9 (3.66%) Struts
17 7 (2.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 117 (47.56%) Computer Science
2 42 (17.07%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.69%) Internet of Things
4 8 (3.25%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.44%) Fintech
6 5 (2.03%) Social Media
6 5 (2.03%) User Experience
7 3 (1.22%) BBC
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.98%) Linux
2 7 (2.85%) Unix
3 4 (1.63%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (0.81%) CentOS
4 2 (0.81%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.83%) TDD
3 59 (23.98%) MVC
4 57 (23.17%) BDD
5 50 (20.33%) OO
6 40 (16.26%) Software Engineering
7 23 (9.35%) Mathematics
8 20 (8.13%) Open Source
9 19 (7.72%) Scrum
9 19 (7.72%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.91%) Disruptive Innovation
10 17 (6.91%) OOP
11 15 (6.10%) Concurrent Programming
11 15 (6.10%) Multithreading
12 14 (5.69%) OOD
13 13 (5.28%) Web Development
14 12 (4.88%) SDLC
15 7 (2.85%) Physics
16 6 (2.44%) SOA
16 6 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 246 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (34.55%) C#
3 75 (30.49%) Python
4 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
5 44 (17.89%) SQL
6 16 (6.50%) Ruby
7 14 (5.69%) C++
8 11 (4.47%) Scala
9 8 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.63%) Groovy
11 3 (1.22%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) C
12 2 (0.81%) ES6
12 2 (0.81%) HQL
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) Clojure
13 1 (0.41%) Jython
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 171 (69.51%) Degree
2 70 (28.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.10%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.81%) PhD
8 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 28 (11.38%) Oracle
2 16 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.22%) BT
3 3 (1.22%) McAfee
4 1 (0.41%) Google
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Skills Training + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Flexible on salary + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: 22 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Prospects + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Rotherham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago