The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Java Developer
UK
Rank 688 710 758
Rank change year-on-year +22 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 179 256 199
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% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 164 225 189
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 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.14%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 25 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 25 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 +20 167 £32,500 -7.14% 28
London +38 78 £37,500 +7.14% 12
South East +81 38 £28,750 +4.54% 4
City of London +46 20 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +48 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -10 15 £24,500 -10.90% 5
South West +6 14 £31,250 +15.74% 3
Bristol -4 12 £31,250 +4.16% 2
West Midlands +28 10 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Birmingham +9 8 £30,000 +26.31% 1
Reading +39 7 £27,500 -31.25%
Newbury +19 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Manchester -23 7 £23,000 -16.36% 4
Wales - 7 £25,000 -
East of England +24 6 £25,000 -16.66%
Brighton +9 6 £25,500 +27.50%
East Sussex +2 6 £25,500 +27.50%
Kent +15 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Lancashire - 5 £24,500 -
Maidstone - 5 £25,000 -
Preston - 5 £24,500 -
Essex - 4 £26,250 -
Scotland +23 3 £27,250 -9.16%
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £26,500 -3.63%
East Midlands +6 3 £23,000 -6.12%
Oxfordshire +2 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh -2 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 25 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.

1 392 (100.00%) Java
2 204 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (45.66%) Degree
3 179 (45.66%) JavaScript
4 134 (34.18%) Spring
5 127 (32.40%) SQL
6 117 (29.85%) TDD
7 115 (29.34%) Python
8 108 (27.55%) J2EE
9 102 (26.02%) C#
10 101 (25.77%) Finance
11 100 (25.51%) MVC
12 95 (24.23%) Linux
13 91 (23.21%) Hibernate
14 89 (22.70%) Computer Science
15 74 (18.88%) .NET
16 71 (18.11%) BDD
17 70 (17.86%) Banking
18 66 (16.84%) HTML
19 65 (16.58%) CSS
19 65 (16.58%) AngularJS
20 60 (15.31%) ASP.NET
21 59 (15.05%) Marketing
21 59 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
22 54 (13.78%) MySQL
23 52 (13.27%) JPA
24 48 (12.24%) Software Engineering
24 48 (12.24%) Oracle
25 46 (11.73%) Scrum
26 44 (11.22%) C++

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 23 (5.87%) Jetty
2 12 (3.06%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.30%) Apache
5 8 (2.04%) JBoss
6 6 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.02%) Confluence
7 4 (1.02%) nginx
7 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.51%) CMS
8 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.51%) WildFly
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.51%) 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 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.34%) GitHub
3 11 (2.81%) SaaS
4 7 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.02%) 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 (1.79%) HTTP
2 3 (0.77%) DNS
3 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.78%) MySQL
2 29 (7.40%) NoSQL
3 23 (5.87%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.87%) SQL Server
4 21 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 17 (4.34%) Big Data
6 15 (3.83%) DB2
7 14 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.55%) Neo4j
8 10 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.79%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.53%) Redis
12 5 (1.28%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.02%) SQLite
14 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.26%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 43 (10.97%) Maven
2 41 (10.46%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.44%) JUnit
4 30 (7.65%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.34%) Selenium
6 16 (4.08%) IntelliJ
7 15 (3.83%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.83%) Subversion
8 8 (2.04%) Mockito
9 7 (1.79%) TestNG
10 6 (1.53%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.02%) Ant
11 4 (1.02%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.02%) JIRA
11 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.51%) JMeter
12 2 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.51%) NUnit
12 2 (0.51%) Spock
12 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (25.77%) Finance
2 70 (17.86%) Banking
3 59 (15.05%) Marketing
4 25 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 21 (5.36%) Front Office
7 20 (5.10%) Retail
8 18 (4.59%) Legal
9 11 (2.81%) Advertising
10 10 (2.55%) Games
11 4 (1.02%) Law
12 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.77%) Publishing
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (34.18%) Spring
2 108 (27.55%) J2EE
3 91 (23.21%) Hibernate
4 74 (18.88%) .NET
5 66 (16.84%) HTML
6 65 (16.58%) AngularJS
6 65 (16.58%) CSS
7 60 (15.31%) ASP.NET
8 59 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (13.27%) JPA
10 44 (11.22%) jQuery
11 31 (7.91%) JSP
12 29 (7.40%) XML
13 26 (6.63%) Web Services
14 23 (5.87%) HTML5
14 23 (5.87%) RESTful
15 22 (5.61%) Apache Camel
15 22 (5.61%) Guava
15 22 (5.61%) Guice
16 21 (5.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 89 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.14%) Fintech
3 15 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.28%) Social Media
7 5 (1.28%) User Experience
8 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.02%) 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 (24.23%) Linux
2 19 (4.85%) Android
2 19 (4.85%) Unix
3 14 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.81%) Windows
5 9 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.85%) TDD
3 100 (25.51%) MVC
4 71 (18.11%) BDD
5 48 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 46 (11.73%) Scrum
7 36 (9.18%) OO
8 33 (8.42%) E-Commerce
8 33 (8.42%) SDLC
9 32 (8.16%) OOP
9 32 (8.16%) Web Development
10 30 (7.65%) Open Source
11 19 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.34%) Kanban
13 15 (3.83%) DevOps
13 15 (3.83%) Mathematics
14 13 (3.32%) Android Development
14 13 (3.32%) Low Latency
15 12 (3.06%) Mobile Development
16 11 (2.81%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 392 (100.00%) Java
2 179 (45.66%) JavaScript
3 127 (32.40%) SQL
4 115 (29.34%) Python
5 102 (26.02%) C#
6 44 (11.22%) C++
7 24 (6.12%) Scala
8 19 (4.85%) Ruby
9 13 (3.32%) C
9 13 (3.32%) PHP
10 11 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.79%) AWK
12 4 (1.02%) Clojure
12 4 (1.02%) Go
12 4 (1.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.77%) Groovy
13 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.51%) HQL
Qualifications
1 179 (45.66%) Degree
2 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.02%) OCMJD
4 4 (1.02%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Basel II
2 1 (0.26%) Basel III
2 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.26%) SDET
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) Ansible
2 7 (1.79%) Puppet
3 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.02%) 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 (12.24%) Oracle
2 13 (3.32%) hybris
3 12 (3.06%) Google
4 11 (2.81%) Twitter
5 8 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.02%) Sun
7 4 (1.02%) VMware
8 3 (0.77%) HP
9 2 (0.51%) Facebook
9 2 (0.51%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe
10 1 (0.26%) New Relic
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum bonus, regular pay reviews
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + New
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + Pension + Other Be
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sale
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Guru Careers
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 22 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Croydon or Westminster
Home Office
Salary: £32,168 - £37,797 (+ market supplement of up to £5,000)
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Canvas8
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago