Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Java Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1172 1259
Rank change year-on-year +51 +87 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Java Engineer 68 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.026% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 54
UK median annual salary £27,000 £25,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.77%
10th Percentile £22,600 £21,250 £19,950
90th Percentile £34,750 £50,000 £29,275
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +1.96% -3.77%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Graduate Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Java Engineer in the UK

Graduate Java Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Java Engineer.

Salary trend for Graduate Java Engineer in the UK

Graduate Java Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Java Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate Java Engineer in the UK

Graduate Java Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Java Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +67 67 £27,000 +5.88% 4
UK excluding London +53 53 £26,500 +1.92% 3
East of England +20 34 £28,500 -5.00% 2
London -2 15 £32,750 +28.43% 1
South West +15 9 £26,000 -13.33%
South East +39 6 £27,500 +5.77% 1
North West - 3 £25,000 -
North of England - 3 £25,000 -
Wales - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Graduate Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (95.59%) Software Engineering
3 56 (82.35%) Degree
4 53 (77.94%) Computer Science
5 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (51.47%) Mathematics
7 31 (45.59%) OO
8 26 (38.24%) Multithreading
9 25 (36.76%) C++
10 23 (33.82%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (29.41%) Python
12 19 (27.94%) Linux
13 17 (25.00%) SQL
14 15 (22.06%) OOD
14 15 (22.06%) Data Structures
14 15 (22.06%) Algorithms
15 14 (20.59%) Performance Optimisation
15 14 (20.59%) Windows
15 14 (20.59%) Software Architecture
16 12 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
16 12 (17.65%) Physics
16 12 (17.65%) Project Management
16 12 (17.65%) J2EE
17 11 (16.18%) Oracle
18 10 (14.71%) HTML
18 10 (14.71%) Finance
19 9 (13.24%) Spring
19 9 (13.24%) JUnit
19 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement

Graduate Java Engineer 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 7 (10.29%) Apache
1 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
1 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) Mule
4 1 (1.47%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) GIS
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) JUnit
2 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (10.29%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.88%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (4.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Music Industry
2 7 (10.29%) Publishing
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) French Language
3 4 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) J2EE
2 10 (14.71%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) Spring
4 7 (10.29%) JDBC
4 7 (10.29%) Swing
5 6 (8.82%) GWT
6 5 (7.35%) Java EE
7 4 (5.88%) MyBatis
7 4 (5.88%) Struts
7 4 (5.88%) SWT
8 3 (4.41%) CSS
8 3 (4.41%) Web Services
9 2 (2.94%) .NET
9 2 (2.94%) Ajax
9 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.94%) J2SE
9 2 (2.94%) JMS
9 2 (2.94%) JPA
9 2 (2.94%) jQuery
9 2 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (77.94%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.06%) Algorithms
2 15 (22.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) Software Engineering
2 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (51.47%) Mathematics
4 31 (45.59%) OO
5 26 (38.24%) Multithreading
6 15 (22.06%) OOD
7 14 (20.59%) Performance Optimisation
7 14 (20.59%) Software Architecture
8 12 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
8 12 (17.65%) Physics
8 12 (17.65%) Project Management
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (10.29%) Creative Thinking
11 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.29%) Monetization
12 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.35%) TDD
13 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (36.76%) C++
3 20 (29.41%) Python
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.41%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Elixir
8 1 (1.47%) Go
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (82.35%) Degree
2 23 (33.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) PayPal
3 2 (2.94%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft