Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 822 811
Rank change year-on-year +42 -11 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 423 428 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 362 411 487
UK median annual salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.77% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,400
90th Percentile £51,125 £56,250 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Java Developer in the UK

Junior Java Developer
Top 16 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 23 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 +43 408 £32,500 - 28
UK excluding London +87 243 £27,500 -8.33% 17
London -38 177 £40,000 +14.29% 12
South East +51 59 £30,000 -7.69% 5
East of England +26 50 £26,000 -14.75% 3
North of England +23 48 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Midlands +38 47 £30,000 +9.09% 5
West Midlands +33 36 £30,000 - 5
North West +2 30 £27,500 +12.24% 3
South West 0 27 £27,000 -22.86%
Yorkshire +25 17 £27,500 -
East Midlands +28 11 £22,500 +4.65%
Scotland -20 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Wales +17 3 £25,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -22 2 £25,000 -
North East +10 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 423 (100.00%) Java
2 236 (55.79%) Degree
3 211 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (31.68%) Spring
5 129 (30.50%) Python
6 127 (30.02%) Computer Science
7 124 (29.31%) J2EE
8 121 (28.61%) C#
9 118 (27.90%) SQL
10 116 (27.42%) Linux
11 114 (26.95%) TDD
12 107 (25.30%) JavaScript
13 105 (24.82%) MVC
14 104 (24.59%) HTML
15 96 (22.70%) Finance
16 93 (21.99%) .NET
17 87 (20.57%) Banking
18 86 (20.33%) BDD
19 80 (18.91%) Software Engineering
20 77 (18.20%) ASP.NET
20 77 (18.20%) CSS
20 77 (18.20%) Computer Science Degree
21 72 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
21 72 (17.02%) Marketing
22 71 (16.78%) Hibernate
23 62 (14.66%) OO
24 58 (13.71%) Oracle
25 52 (12.29%) Web Services
26 50 (11.82%) AngularJS
27 49 (11.58%) SQL Server

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 20 (4.73%) Apache
2 19 (4.49%) JBoss
3 16 (3.78%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.42%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.18%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.95%) Confluence
9 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.47%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.24%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) Mule
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Actimize
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.55%) GitHub
3 11 (2.60%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) Broadband
3 1 (0.24%) IMAP
3 1 (0.24%) SMTP
3 1 (0.24%) SS7
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.22%) Big Data
3 34 (8.04%) Hadoop
4 27 (6.38%) MySQL
5 20 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.78%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.07%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (2.60%) HBase
10 8 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.42%) DB2
11 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.95%) MS Access
13 3 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.71%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.71%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.47%) OrientDB
15 1 (0.24%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (6.86%) JUnit
2 25 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.44%) Maven
4 20 (4.73%) Eclipse
5 17 (4.02%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.02%) Subversion
6 13 (3.07%) JIRA
7 7 (1.65%) Selenium
8 6 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.18%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.95%) Gradle
10 4 (0.95%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.95%) JBehave
11 3 (0.71%) Ant
11 3 (0.71%) jMock
12 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.24%) TestNG
General
1 96 (22.70%) Finance
2 87 (20.57%) Banking
3 72 (17.02%) Marketing
4 40 (9.46%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.20%) Front Office
6 19 (4.49%) Back Office
7 9 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.65%) Legal
9 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.18%) Advertising
10 5 (1.18%) Games
10 5 (1.18%) Retail
11 3 (0.71%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (31.68%) Spring
2 124 (29.31%) J2EE
3 104 (24.59%) HTML
4 93 (21.99%) .NET
5 77 (18.20%) ASP.NET
5 77 (18.20%) CSS
6 72 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (16.78%) Hibernate
8 52 (12.29%) Web Services
9 50 (11.82%) AngularJS
10 45 (10.64%) REST
11 35 (8.27%) SOAP
12 31 (7.33%) XML
13 27 (6.38%) jQuery
14 26 (6.15%) JSON
15 23 (5.44%) HTML5
15 23 (5.44%) RESTful
16 22 (5.20%) Java EE
17 21 (4.96%) Node.js
17 21 (4.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 127 (30.02%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.86%) Fintech
3 18 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.31%) Equities
5 13 (3.07%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.42%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.18%) Derivative
9 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.18%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 116 (27.42%) Linux
2 31 (7.33%) Windows
3 19 (4.49%) Unix
4 16 (3.78%) Android
5 9 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (26.95%) TDD
3 105 (24.82%) MVC
4 86 (20.33%) BDD
5 80 (18.91%) Software Engineering
6 62 (14.66%) OO
7 37 (8.75%) Scrum
8 35 (8.27%) Web Development
9 31 (7.33%) Open Source
10 27 (6.38%) DevOps
10 27 (6.38%) Test Automation
11 26 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 22 (5.20%) Multithreading
13 21 (4.96%) Analytics
13 21 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (4.96%) SDLC
14 20 (4.73%) Low Latency
14 20 (4.73%) Mathematics
15 16 (3.78%) OOP
16 15 (3.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 423 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (30.50%) Python
3 121 (28.61%) C#
4 118 (27.90%) SQL
5 107 (25.30%) JavaScript
6 35 (8.27%) PHP
7 21 (4.96%) Scala
8 14 (3.31%) C++
9 12 (2.84%) Perl
10 11 (2.60%) Clojure
10 11 (2.60%) Haskell
11 8 (1.89%) Ruby
12 7 (1.65%) Groovy
12 7 (1.65%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.95%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.71%) VC++
16 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 236 (55.79%) Degree
2 77 (18.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.71%) OCP
8 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.89%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) SEPA
3 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.84%) Puppet
2 10 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.89%) Ansible
4 4 (0.95%) Opsview
5 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (13.71%) Oracle
2 8 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (0.71%) IBM
3 3 (0.71%) Sun
3 3 (0.71%) Sybase
4 2 (0.47%) Apigee
4 2 (0.47%) Facebook
4 2 (0.47%) Splunk
5 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.24%) Google
5 1 (0.24%) hybris
5 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.24%) Reuters
5 1 (0.24%) SAP
5 1 (0.24%) Vertica