Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 788 788
Rank change year-on-year -51 0 +167
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 349 403 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 315 380 498
UK median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.54% -1.52% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,475 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year -2.65% +2.73% +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 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Java Developer in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Top 14 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 25 February 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 -24 337 £32,500 - 41
UK excluding London +40 205 £27,500 -2.65% 28
London -92 140 £40,000 +6.67% 15
South East +26 67 £30,000 -6.25% 4
Midlands +13 43 £30,000 - 6
East of England +17 35 £26,000 -10.34% 3
North of England +15 34 £25,000 - 8
West Midlands +12 32 £30,000 - 4
North West +7 21 £24,000 -2.04% 6
South West +10 18 £25,500 -18.40% 5
Yorkshire +16 13 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +3 11 £28,500 +35.71% 2
Scotland -28 5 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland -14 3 £25,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 349 (100.00%) Java
2 194 (55.59%) Degree
3 158 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (32.95%) Computer Science
5 108 (30.95%) J2EE
6 98 (28.08%) JavaScript
7 95 (27.22%) Python
7 95 (27.22%) MVC
8 93 (26.65%) Spring
9 92 (26.36%) Linux
10 91 (26.07%) SQL
11 87 (24.93%) TDD
12 85 (24.36%) C#
13 80 (22.92%) HTML
14 69 (19.77%) CSS
15 68 (19.48%) Banking
16 65 (18.62%) .NET
16 65 (18.62%) Finance
17 60 (17.19%) Software Engineering
17 60 (17.19%) BDD
18 59 (16.91%) Computer Science Degree
19 55 (15.76%) Marketing
19 55 (15.76%) ASP.NET
20 53 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
21 48 (13.75%) OO
22 44 (12.61%) Hibernate
23 42 (12.03%) Oracle
24 37 (10.60%) Investment Banking
24 37 (10.60%) REST
24 37 (10.60%) AngularJS

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 21 (6.02%) JBoss
2 16 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.44%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.01%) Confluence
6 6 (1.72%) Apache
7 5 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.57%) Mule
10 2 (0.57%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.57%) WildFly
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) Drupal
11 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) BASE24
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.29%) Actimize
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.29%) GitHub
2 8 (2.29%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.57%) Serverless
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Route 53
4 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.43%) Internet
2 3 (0.86%) SMS
3 2 (0.57%) Broadband
4 1 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) SNMP
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.74%) Big Data
2 25 (7.16%) MySQL
3 23 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.30%) SQL Server
5 21 (6.02%) Hadoop
6 14 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.58%) HBase
9 7 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.43%) OLTP
11 4 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.15%) DB2
11 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.86%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.57%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 29 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.45%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.45%) JUnit
3 21 (6.02%) JIRA
4 17 (4.87%) Eclipse
4 17 (4.87%) Maven
5 14 (4.01%) Subversion
6 11 (3.15%) Selenium
7 9 (2.58%) Gradle
8 8 (2.29%) Ant
8 8 (2.29%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.15%) JMeter
11 3 (0.86%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.57%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.29%) FishEye
13 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.29%) Mockito
General
1 68 (19.48%) Banking
2 65 (18.62%) Finance
3 55 (15.76%) Marketing
4 37 (10.60%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.73%) Front Office
6 8 (2.29%) Retail
7 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.15%) Advertising
9 3 (0.86%) Automotive
9 3 (0.86%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.95%) J2EE
2 93 (26.65%) Spring
3 80 (22.92%) HTML
4 69 (19.77%) CSS
5 65 (18.62%) .NET
6 55 (15.76%) ASP.NET
7 53 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (12.61%) Hibernate
9 37 (10.60%) AngularJS
9 37 (10.60%) REST
10 35 (10.03%) Web Services
11 33 (9.46%) SOAP
12 28 (8.02%) jQuery
13 24 (6.88%) XML
14 23 (6.59%) JSON
15 22 (6.30%) RESTful
16 19 (5.44%) HTML5
17 18 (5.16%) JPA
17 18 (5.16%) Spring MVC
18 13 (3.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 115 (32.95%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.59%) Fintech
3 14 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.87%) Equities
5 9 (2.58%) Derivative
5 9 (2.58%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.15%) IVR
8 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Life Science
11 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 92 (26.36%) Linux
2 21 (6.02%) Unix
2 21 (6.02%) Windows
3 8 (2.29%) Android
4 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.57%) CentOS
6 2 (0.57%) HPUX
6 2 (0.57%) Solaris
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.22%) MVC
3 87 (24.93%) TDD
4 60 (17.19%) BDD
4 60 (17.19%) Software Engineering
5 48 (13.75%) OO
6 33 (9.46%) Mathematics
7 30 (8.60%) Scrum
8 22 (6.30%) OOP
9 20 (5.73%) Multithreading
10 18 (5.16%) Test Automation
10 18 (5.16%) Web Development
11 17 (4.87%) DevOps
12 16 (4.58%) SDLC
13 14 (4.01%) Analytics
13 14 (4.01%) Open Source
14 12 (3.44%) Front End Development
14 12 (3.44%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.15%) E-Commerce
16 10 (2.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 349 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (28.08%) JavaScript
3 95 (27.22%) Python
4 91 (26.07%) SQL
5 85 (24.36%) C#
6 23 (6.59%) Scala
7 17 (4.87%) PHP
8 8 (2.29%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.72%) C++
9 6 (1.72%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.72%) Perl
10 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.15%) Erlang
10 4 (1.15%) Groovy
11 3 (0.86%) Elixir
11 3 (0.86%) Ruby
12 2 (0.57%) Clojure
13 1 (0.29%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.29%) Jython
13 1 (0.29%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 194 (55.59%) Degree
2 59 (16.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.30%) Master's Degree
3 15 (4.30%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) OCP
6 3 (0.86%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) MiFID
3 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (5.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.30%) Puppet
2 11 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.01%) Ansible
4 3 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.86%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (12.03%) Oracle
2 7 (2.01%) Sun
3 5 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.15%) Adobe
4 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
4 4 (1.15%) Fidessa
4 4 (1.15%) hybris
4 4 (1.15%) IBM
4 4 (1.15%) ION Trading
5 3 (0.86%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) Capita
6 2 (0.57%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) ATG
7 1 (0.29%) Blue Martini
7 1 (0.29%) Demandware
7 1 (0.29%) Elastic Path
7 1 (0.29%) Misys