Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Java Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 837 861
Rank change year-on-year +45 +24 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Java Developer 407 405 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 350 392 460
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,125 £56,125 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 168119 182893 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134641 153253 174947
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 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +82 395 £32,500 -4.41% 20
UK excluding London +88 240 £29,000 -3.33% 14
London -36 164 £40,000 +14.29% 8
South East +73 65 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East of England +23 47 £27,000 -11.48% 4
North of England +15 47 £27,500 +5.77% 2
Midlands +43 45 £30,000 +13.21% 4
West Midlands +24 33 £30,000 +9.09% 4
North West +30 30 £27,500 +12.24% 2
South West +6 27 £30,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire +11 16 £27,500 -
East Midlands +36 12 £23,750 +3.26%
Scotland -15 6 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Wales +13 3 £25,000 -9.09% 1
North East +21 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 407 (100.00%) Java
2 216 (53.07%) Degree
3 204 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (30.47%) Spring
5 120 (29.48%) Python
5 120 (29.48%) J2EE
6 118 (28.99%) C#
7 116 (28.50%) Computer Science
8 113 (27.76%) SQL
8 113 (27.76%) Linux
9 107 (26.29%) TDD
10 101 (24.82%) Finance
11 100 (24.57%) JavaScript
12 97 (23.83%) MVC
13 96 (23.59%) HTML
14 94 (23.10%) .NET
15 84 (20.64%) BDD
16 79 (19.41%) Software Engineering
17 78 (19.16%) Banking
17 78 (19.16%) ASP.NET
18 71 (17.44%) Marketing
19 70 (17.20%) OO
20 69 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 69 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
21 66 (16.22%) CSS
22 65 (15.97%) Hibernate
23 62 (15.23%) Oracle
24 54 (13.27%) Web Services
25 53 (13.02%) AngularJS
26 51 (12.53%) 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 23 (5.65%) Apache
2 19 (4.67%) JBoss
3 18 (4.42%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.74%) Confluence
8 3 (0.74%) WildFly
9 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.49%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.25%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Actimize
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.44%) GitHub
3 13 (3.19%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.98%) Internet
2 2 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) IMAP
3 1 (0.25%) SMTP
3 1 (0.25%) SS7
3 1 (0.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.60%) Big Data
3 31 (7.62%) Hadoop
4 25 (6.14%) MySQL
5 20 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.67%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 15 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.72%) HBase
10 6 (1.47%) DB2
10 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.98%) MS Access
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.74%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.74%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.49%) OrientDB
14 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (7.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.39%) Maven
3 24 (5.90%) JUnit
4 19 (4.67%) Eclipse
5 18 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.93%) Subversion
7 14 (3.44%) JIRA
8 6 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.47%) Selenium
9 5 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.98%) Gradle
10 4 (0.98%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.98%) JBehave
11 3 (0.74%) jMock
12 2 (0.49%) Ant
12 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.49%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.25%) TestNG
General
1 101 (24.82%) Finance
2 78 (19.16%) Banking
3 71 (17.44%) Marketing
4 35 (8.60%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.16%) Back Office
5 21 (5.16%) Front Office
6 10 (2.46%) Legal
7 8 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.23%) Games
9 4 (0.98%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Law
10 3 (0.74%) Retail
11 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (30.47%) Spring
2 120 (29.48%) J2EE
3 96 (23.59%) HTML
4 94 (23.10%) .NET
5 78 (19.16%) ASP.NET
6 69 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (16.22%) CSS
8 65 (15.97%) Hibernate
9 54 (13.27%) Web Services
10 53 (13.02%) AngularJS
11 42 (10.32%) REST
12 36 (8.85%) XML
13 30 (7.37%) SOAP
14 24 (5.90%) Java EE
15 23 (5.65%) JSON
15 23 (5.65%) Node.js
16 22 (5.41%) HTML5
17 21 (5.16%) RESTful
18 20 (4.91%) Spring MVC
19 19 (4.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 116 (28.50%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.35%) Fintech
3 19 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.42%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.21%) Equities
8 6 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.47%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.98%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.49%) Social Media
10 2 (0.49%) User Experience
11 1 (0.25%) Derivative
11 1 (0.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 113 (27.76%) Linux
2 27 (6.63%) Windows
3 21 (5.16%) Unix
4 16 (3.93%) Android
5 12 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (26.29%) TDD
3 97 (23.83%) MVC
4 84 (20.64%) BDD
5 79 (19.41%) Software Engineering
6 70 (17.20%) OO
7 37 (9.09%) Open Source
8 31 (7.62%) Scrum
9 30 (7.37%) Unit Testing
10 28 (6.88%) Test Automation
11 27 (6.63%) Web Development
12 26 (6.39%) Multithreading
13 23 (5.65%) Analytics
13 23 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (5.41%) DevOps
15 18 (4.42%) Low Latency
15 18 (4.42%) Mathematics
15 18 (4.42%) SDLC
16 17 (4.18%) MapReduce
17 16 (3.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 407 (100.00%) Java
2 120 (29.48%) Python
3 118 (28.99%) C#
4 113 (27.76%) SQL
5 100 (24.57%) JavaScript
6 31 (7.62%) PHP
7 22 (5.41%) Scala
8 19 (4.67%) C++
9 13 (3.19%) Clojure
9 13 (3.19%) Haskell
10 12 (2.95%) Perl
11 9 (2.21%) Ruby
12 7 (1.72%) Groovy
12 7 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.74%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.74%) VC++
15 2 (0.49%) Go
15 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 216 (53.07%) Degree
2 69 (16.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.74%) OCP
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.95%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) SEPA
3 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Puppet
2 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.72%) Ansible
4 4 (0.98%) Opsview
5 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (15.23%) Oracle
2 8 (1.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (0.74%) IBM
3 3 (0.74%) Sybase
4 2 (0.49%) Apigee
4 2 (0.49%) Facebook
4 2 (0.49%) Splunk
5 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.25%) Google
5 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.25%) Reuters
5 1 (0.25%) SAP
5 1 (0.25%) Vertica