Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Java Developer
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 825 855
Rank change year-on-year -34 +30 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 332 387 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 294 335 413
UK median annual salary £33,500 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.84% -12.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

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 169,324 171,953 196,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.21% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137,028 140,672 165,014
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Junior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Java Developer in the UK

Junior 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 Junior Java Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 15 July 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 -37 317 £33,500 +6.35% 41
UK excluding London -39 188 £30,000 +9.09% 31
London -9 141 £40,000 +6.67% 12
North of England +8 62 £30,000 +18.81% 10
South East -44 47 £30,000 - 8
Yorkshire +49 38 £33,500 +31.37% 4
East of England +1 24 £27,000 -10.00% 3
North West -2 23 £27,500 +10.00% 6
Midlands -11 22 £29,875 -0.42% 3
South West -21 21 £29,000 -10.77% 5
West Midlands +8 12 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 10 £21,500 -6.52% 2
Scotland -6 10 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Wales +8 2 - - 1
North East -16 1 £23,500 -5.05%

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, Junior 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 Junior Java Developer in the job title.

1 332 (100.00%) Java
2 154 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (38.55%) Degree
4 107 (32.23%) Spring
5 99 (29.82%) Computer Science
6 97 (29.22%) J2EE
7 95 (28.61%) MVC
8 93 (28.01%) SQL
9 88 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 86 (25.90%) OO
11 80 (24.10%) Finance
12 76 (22.89%) Software Engineering
13 71 (21.39%) C#
14 70 (21.08%) HTML
15 66 (19.88%) TDD
16 65 (19.58%) Linux
17 64 (19.28%) Python
18 62 (18.67%) CSS
19 54 (16.27%) Hibernate
20 45 (13.55%) MySQL
20 45 (13.55%) OOP
20 45 (13.55%) Git (software)
21 44 (13.25%) .NET
22 43 (12.95%) Scrum
22 43 (12.95%) Banking
23 42 (12.65%) Java 8
24 41 (12.35%) BDD
24 41 (12.35%) Relational Database
25 38 (11.45%) Oracle
26 37 (11.14%) ASP.NET

Junior 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 28 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.82%) Apache Spark
3 15 (4.52%) Confluence
4 10 (3.01%) Apache
5 8 (2.41%) JBoss
5 8 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.60%) CMS
8 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.30%) Mule
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (4.52%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.90%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) BASE24
3 1 (0.30%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.52%) SaaS
2 11 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) GitHub
5 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.30%) Datadog
6 1 (0.30%) Firebase
6 1 (0.30%) Serverless
6 1 (0.30%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.71%) Internet
2 4 (1.20%) HTTP
2 4 (1.20%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Broadband
3 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.55%) MySQL
2 41 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 23 (6.93%) Big Data
5 21 (6.33%) Hadoop
6 17 (5.12%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.71%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.81%) DB2
10 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.90%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.60%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.30%) Ingres
13 1 (0.30%) OLTP
13 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.84%) JIRA
2 36 (10.84%) Maven
3 32 (9.64%) JUnit
4 31 (9.34%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.61%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.61%) Gradle
6 10 (3.01%) Subversion
7 9 (2.71%) Mockito
8 8 (2.41%) Ant
9 4 (1.20%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.60%) Log4j
10 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.30%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 80 (24.10%) Finance
2 43 (12.95%) Banking
3 34 (10.24%) Investment Banking
4 33 (9.94%) Front Office
4 33 (9.94%) Marketing
5 16 (4.82%) Retail
6 7 (2.11%) Automotive
6 7 (2.11%) Back Office
7 5 (1.51%) Games
8 4 (1.20%) Advertising
9 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (32.23%) Spring
2 97 (29.22%) J2EE
3 70 (21.08%) HTML
4 62 (18.67%) CSS
5 54 (16.27%) Hibernate
6 44 (13.25%) .NET
7 37 (11.14%) ASP.NET
8 34 (10.24%) RESTful
9 32 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (8.73%) Web Services
11 26 (7.83%) XML
12 25 (7.53%) Java EE
13 23 (6.93%) JSP
14 22 (6.63%) AngularJS
15 21 (6.33%) jQuery
16 19 (5.72%) JDBC
16 19 (5.72%) Spring Boot
17 16 (4.82%) Kafka
17 16 (4.82%) SOAP
17 16 (4.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (29.82%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.02%) Algorithms
2 20 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.02%) Hedge funds
3 15 (4.52%) Derivative
4 13 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.31%) Data Structures
6 11 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 11 (3.31%) User Experience
7 10 (3.01%) Equities
8 9 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.41%) Fintech
10 5 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.20%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.90%) Blog
12 3 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.60%) Bitcoin
14 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.30%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.58%) Linux
2 15 (4.52%) Mac OS X
3 12 (3.61%) Unix
4 8 (2.41%) Windows
5 3 (0.90%) HPUX
5 3 (0.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (28.61%) MVC
3 86 (25.90%) OO
4 76 (22.89%) Software Engineering
5 66 (19.88%) TDD
6 45 (13.55%) OOP
7 43 (12.95%) Scrum
8 41 (12.35%) BDD
9 29 (8.73%) Mathematics
10 28 (8.43%) Test Automation
11 26 (7.83%) Multithreading
12 24 (7.23%) DevOps
12 24 (7.23%) Microservices
13 23 (6.93%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.63%) SDLC
15 19 (5.72%) Analytics
16 17 (5.12%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (4.82%) Continuous Deployment
18 15 (4.52%) Collaborative Working
18 15 (4.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 332 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (28.01%) SQL
3 88 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 71 (21.39%) C#
5 64 (19.28%) Python
6 42 (12.65%) Java 8
7 26 (7.83%) Scala
8 16 (4.82%) C++
8 16 (4.82%) PHP
9 12 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.81%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.51%) Perl
11 5 (1.51%) R
12 3 (0.90%) Groovy
12 3 (0.90%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.60%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.30%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (38.55%) Degree
2 34 (10.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.20%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.60%) MBA
5 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.60%) PhD
5 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.33%) QA
2 8 (2.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (1.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.30%) logstash
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (11.45%) Oracle
2 18 (5.42%) hybris
3 15 (4.52%) SAP
4 10 (3.01%) Sybase
5 6 (1.81%) Capita
6 5 (1.51%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.51%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.51%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.20%) IBM
8 3 (0.90%) Google
8 3 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.90%) Sun
9 2 (0.60%) ATG
9 2 (0.60%) Blue Martini
9 2 (0.60%) Demandware
9 2 (0.60%) Elastic Path
9 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.30%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.30%) New Relic