Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 849 872
Rank change year-on-year +60 +23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 411 416 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 352 402 431
UK median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,125 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +5.77%

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 169742 190690 209586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137115 160408 172505
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 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 +59 398 £30,000 -14.29% 29
UK excluding London +91 253 £27,500 -8.33% 15
London +11 157 £38,500 +4.76% 15
South East +90 76 £30,000 -4.00% 4
North of England -6 55 £26,500 -3.64% 3
East of England +28 45 £30,000 -1.64% 5
North West -3 36 £26,250 +2.94%
Midlands +49 33 £30,000 +15.38% 2
South West +7 32 £31,250 -10.71%
West Midlands +25 22 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +5 18 £26,500 -18.46% 3
East Midlands +33 11 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Wales +23 7 £25,000 -13.04%
Scotland +14 5 £27,500 -11.29% 1
North East +17 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 411 (100.00%) Java
2 202 (49.15%) Degree
3 189 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (32.12%) Spring
5 115 (27.98%) JavaScript
6 113 (27.49%) Computer Science
7 112 (27.25%) J2EE
8 109 (26.52%) C#
9 107 (26.03%) Finance
10 103 (25.06%) Python
11 101 (24.57%) SQL
12 100 (24.33%) Linux
12 100 (24.33%) TDD
13 91 (22.14%) HTML
14 83 (20.19%) MVC
15 76 (18.49%) .NET
16 75 (18.25%) OO
17 74 (18.00%) Computer Science Degree
18 73 (17.76%) Banking
19 72 (17.52%) Software Engineering
20 70 (17.03%) Hibernate
21 67 (16.30%) BDD
22 65 (15.82%) ASP.NET
23 63 (15.33%) CSS
24 62 (15.09%) Marketing
25 57 (13.87%) AngularJS
26 56 (13.63%) ASP.NET MVC
26 56 (13.63%) Oracle
27 55 (13.38%) SQL Server
28 51 (12.41%) Web Services

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 25 (6.08%) Apache
2 19 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.43%) JBoss
4 8 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.97%) Jetty
5 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.49%) Confluence
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.49%) WildFly
8 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.24%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.16%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (2.43%) GitHub
4 4 (0.97%) SaaS
5 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.24%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.24%) IMAP
2 1 (0.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.24%) SMTP
2 1 (0.24%) SS7
2 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.76%) MySQL
3 35 (8.52%) Big Data
4 31 (7.54%) Hadoop
5 22 (5.35%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.22%) HBase
12 5 (1.22%) Redis
13 4 (0.97%) MS Access
13 4 (0.97%) SQLite
14 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.73%) DB2
15 2 (0.49%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.81%) Maven
3 21 (5.11%) JUnit
4 18 (4.38%) Eclipse
5 15 (3.65%) Subversion
6 14 (3.41%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.19%) Selenium
8 8 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.95%) JIRA
9 5 (1.22%) TestNG
10 4 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.97%) JBehave
11 3 (0.73%) jMock
12 2 (0.49%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.49%) Gradle
12 2 (0.49%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.49%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.49%) Mockito
13 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 107 (26.03%) Finance
2 73 (17.76%) Banking
3 62 (15.09%) Marketing
4 32 (7.79%) Investment Banking
5 26 (6.33%) Front Office
6 21 (5.11%) Back Office
7 15 (3.65%) Legal
8 10 (2.43%) Advertising
9 8 (1.95%) Retail
10 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.46%) Games
12 3 (0.73%) Law
13 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (32.12%) Spring
2 112 (27.25%) J2EE
3 91 (22.14%) HTML
4 76 (18.49%) .NET
5 70 (17.03%) Hibernate
6 65 (15.82%) ASP.NET
7 63 (15.33%) CSS
8 57 (13.87%) AngularJS
9 56 (13.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (12.41%) Web Services
11 34 (8.27%) XML
12 32 (7.79%) Java EE
12 32 (7.79%) REST
13 25 (6.08%) Node.js
14 22 (5.35%) HTML5
15 20 (4.87%) React
15 20 (4.87%) RESTful
16 19 (4.62%) SOAP
17 17 (4.14%) JSP
17 17 (4.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 113 (27.49%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.27%) Fintech
3 26 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.35%) Data Structures
5 17 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.95%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.46%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.22%) Social Media
11 5 (1.22%) User Experience
12 4 (0.97%) Equities
12 4 (0.97%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.49%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.24%) Derivative
14 1 (0.24%) Fixed Income
14 1 (0.24%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 100 (24.33%) Linux
2 29 (7.06%) Unix
3 19 (4.62%) Windows
4 18 (4.38%) Android
5 13 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.33%) TDD
3 83 (20.19%) MVC
4 75 (18.25%) OO
5 72 (17.52%) Software Engineering
6 67 (16.30%) BDD
7 41 (9.98%) Open Source
8 36 (8.76%) Web Development
9 31 (7.54%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.06%) Scrum
11 27 (6.57%) SDLC
12 26 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (6.08%) Multithreading
14 24 (5.84%) Test Automation
15 23 (5.60%) Analytics
16 19 (4.62%) OOP
17 18 (4.38%) Data Management
17 18 (4.38%) DevOps
17 18 (4.38%) Mathematics
17 18 (4.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 411 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (27.98%) JavaScript
3 109 (26.52%) C#
4 103 (25.06%) Python
5 101 (24.57%) SQL
6 30 (7.30%) C++
7 24 (5.84%) PHP
8 23 (5.60%) Scala
9 14 (3.41%) Ruby
10 13 (3.16%) Clojure
10 13 (3.16%) Haskell
11 11 (2.68%) Perl
12 9 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.95%) Groovy
14 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.97%) C
15 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 202 (49.15%) Degree
2 74 (18.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.65%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.97%) SEPA
3 1 (0.24%) Basel II
3 1 (0.24%) Basel III
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Opsview
1 4 (0.97%) Puppet
2 3 (0.73%) Ansible
2 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (13.63%) Oracle
2 9 (2.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.22%) Google
4 2 (0.49%) Adobe
4 2 (0.49%) Apigee
4 2 (0.49%) Facebook
4 2 (0.49%) Splunk
4 2 (0.49%) Sybase
4 2 (0.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.24%) Reuters
5 1 (0.24%) Vertica