The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Java Developer
UK
Rank 685 697 746
Rank change year-on-year +12 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 179 256 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 164 225 195
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +13.20%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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%  

Junior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Java Developer in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Java Developer in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Java Developer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Java Developer in the UK

Junior 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 Junior Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +18 168 £32,500 -7.14% 26
London +42 78 £37,500 +7.14% 11
South East +72 39 £30,000 +9.09% 3
City of London +46 20 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +54 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -10 15 £24,500 -10.90% 5
South West +15 14 £31,250 +15.74% 2
Bristol -7 12 £31,250 +4.16% 2
West Midlands +29 9 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Reading +43 7 £27,500 -31.25%
East of England +28 7 £25,000 -16.66%
Newbury +18 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham +15 7 £30,000 +26.31% 2
Manchester -28 7 £23,000 -16.36% 4
Brighton +1 6 £25,500 +27.50%
East Sussex +1 6 £25,500 +27.50%
Wales - 6 £25,000 -
Kent +20 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Lancashire - 5 £24,500 -
Maidstone - 5 £25,000 -
Preston - 5 £24,500 -
Essex - 5 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +7 4 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Scotland +22 3 £27,250 -9.16%
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £26,500 -3.63%
East Midlands +5 3 £23,000 -6.12%
Edinburgh +4 3 £27,250 -9.16%
South Wales - 3 £25,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £24,000 - 1

Junior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Junior 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 Junior Java Developer in the job title.

1 388 (100.00%) Java
2 203 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (45.88%) JavaScript
4 177 (45.62%) Degree
5 136 (35.05%) Spring
6 124 (31.96%) SQL
7 118 (30.41%) TDD
8 114 (29.38%) Python
9 109 (28.09%) J2EE
10 103 (26.55%) C#
11 102 (26.29%) MVC
12 100 (25.77%) Finance
13 95 (24.48%) Linux
14 92 (23.71%) Hibernate
15 87 (22.42%) Computer Science
16 74 (19.07%) .NET
17 70 (18.04%) BDD
18 68 (17.53%) Banking
19 66 (17.01%) HTML
19 66 (17.01%) AngularJS
20 65 (16.75%) CSS
21 60 (15.46%) Marketing
21 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET
22 59 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC
23 55 (14.18%) MySQL
24 50 (12.89%) JPA
25 48 (12.37%) Software Engineering
25 48 (12.37%) Oracle
26 47 (12.11%) Scrum
27 44 (11.34%) Maven

Junior 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 21 (5.41%) Jetty
2 12 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.84%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.32%) Apache
5 8 (2.06%) JBoss
6 6 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.03%) Confluence
7 4 (1.03%) nginx
7 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.52%) WildFly
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.38%) GitHub
3 11 (2.84%) SaaS
4 7 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.77%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Heroku
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.80%) HTTP
2 3 (0.77%) DNS
3 2 (0.52%) Internet
3 2 (0.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.18%) MySQL
2 29 (7.47%) NoSQL
3 23 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 22 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.64%) Big Data
6 15 (3.87%) DB2
7 14 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.58%) Neo4j
8 10 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.80%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.55%) Redis
12 5 (1.29%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.03%) SQLite
14 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.52%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 44 (11.34%) Maven
2 42 (10.82%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.79%) JUnit
4 30 (7.73%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.12%) IntelliJ
5 16 (4.12%) Selenium
6 15 (3.87%) Eclipse
6 15 (3.87%) Subversion
7 8 (2.06%) Mockito
8 7 (1.80%) TestNG
9 5 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.03%) Ant
10 4 (1.03%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.03%) JIRA
11 3 (0.77%) Gradle
11 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.52%) Spock
12 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (25.77%) Finance
2 68 (17.53%) Banking
3 60 (15.46%) Marketing
4 25 (6.44%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.15%) Retail
7 19 (4.90%) Front Office
8 18 (4.64%) Legal
9 11 (2.84%) Advertising
10 10 (2.58%) Games
11 4 (1.03%) Law
12 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.52%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (35.05%) Spring
2 109 (28.09%) J2EE
3 92 (23.71%) Hibernate
4 74 (19.07%) .NET
5 66 (17.01%) AngularJS
5 66 (17.01%) HTML
6 65 (16.75%) CSS
7 60 (15.46%) ASP.NET
8 59 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (12.89%) JPA
10 44 (11.34%) jQuery
11 31 (7.99%) JSP
12 29 (7.47%) XML
13 27 (6.96%) Web Services
14 23 (5.93%) HTML5
14 23 (5.93%) RESTful
15 22 (5.67%) React
16 21 (5.41%) Apache Camel
16 21 (5.41%) JMS
17 20 (5.15%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 87 (22.42%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.22%) Fintech
3 15 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.55%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.29%) Social Media
7 5 (1.29%) User Experience
8 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.03%) PKI
9 3 (0.77%) Clustering
9 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.77%) Derivative
9 3 (0.77%) Equities
9 3 (0.77%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 95 (24.48%) Linux
2 19 (4.90%) Android
2 19 (4.90%) Unix
3 14 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.84%) Windows
5 9 (2.32%) CentOS
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (30.41%) TDD
3 102 (26.29%) MVC
4 70 (18.04%) BDD
5 48 (12.37%) Software Engineering
6 47 (12.11%) Scrum
7 38 (9.79%) OO
8 33 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 33 (8.51%) SDLC
9 32 (8.25%) Web Development
10 31 (7.99%) OOP
11 30 (7.73%) Open Source
12 19 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (4.38%) Kanban
14 15 (3.87%) DevOps
14 15 (3.87%) Mathematics
15 13 (3.35%) Android Development
15 13 (3.35%) Low Latency
16 12 (3.09%) Mobile Development
17 11 (2.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 388 (100.00%) Java
2 178 (45.88%) JavaScript
3 124 (31.96%) SQL
4 114 (29.38%) Python
5 103 (26.55%) C#
6 42 (10.82%) C++
7 23 (5.93%) Scala
8 20 (5.15%) Ruby
9 13 (3.35%) C
9 13 (3.35%) PHP
10 11 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.80%) AWK
12 4 (1.03%) Clojure
12 4 (1.03%) Go
12 4 (1.03%) Perl
12 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.77%) Groovy
13 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.52%) HQL
Qualifications
1 177 (45.62%) Degree
2 9 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.03%) OCMJD
4 4 (1.03%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.35%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Basel II
2 1 (0.26%) Basel III
2 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.38%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) Ansible
2 7 (1.80%) Puppet
3 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.77%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.26%) Grafana
6 1 (0.26%) Kibana
6 1 (0.26%) logstash
6 1 (0.26%) StatsD
Vendors
1 48 (12.37%) Oracle
2 13 (3.35%) hybris
3 12 (3.09%) Google
4 11 (2.84%) Twitter
5 8 (2.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.80%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.03%) Sun
7 4 (1.03%) VMware
8 3 (0.77%) HP
9 2 (0.52%) Facebook
9 2 (0.52%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe
10 1 (0.26%) New Relic
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Industry leading salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + Pension + Other Be
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum bonus, regular pay reviews
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + New
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 24 days ago
Reigate
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 14 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Canvas8
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago