The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 430 425 399
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 16 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 33
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20176 22420 21451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.01% 94.81% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16191 18015 17734
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer across the South East region.

Junior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Junior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Junior Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex 0 6 £26,500 +12.76%
Surrey +2 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Berkshire +1 4 £22,000 -
Hampshire -3 3 £27,500 -
Junior Software Engineer
England

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 50 (92.59%) Degree
2 43 (79.63%) Software Engineering
3 41 (75.93%) JavaScript
4 30 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 29 (53.70%) HTML
6 24 (44.44%) C++
6 24 (44.44%) Web Development
7 22 (40.74%) C#
8 20 (37.04%) .NET
9 19 (35.19%) Java
10 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
11 16 (29.63%) WPF
12 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
12 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET
13 14 (25.93%) WCF
13 14 (25.93%) HTML5
14 13 (24.07%) CSS
15 12 (22.22%) UML
15 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
15 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (22.22%) Ajax
15 12 (22.22%) jQuery
15 12 (22.22%) QA
16 11 (20.37%) System Testing
16 11 (20.37%) Selenium
16 11 (20.37%) Automation Testing
16 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (20.37%) JSP
16 11 (20.37%) J2EE

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) NFC
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Selenium
1 11 (20.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) HTML
2 20 (37.04%) .NET
3 16 (29.63%) WPF
4 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 14 (25.93%) WCF
4 14 (25.93%) HTML5
5 13 (24.07%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) Ajax
6 12 (22.22%) jQuery
7 11 (20.37%) JSP
7 11 (20.37%) J2EE
8 10 (18.52%) Servlets
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) Web Services
10 2 (3.70%) REST
11 1 (1.85%) Qt
11 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.85%) LINQ
11 1 (1.85%) Dojo
11 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) GIS
3 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) Physics
4 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) Web Development
3 12 (22.22%) UML
3 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) System Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Automation Testing
5 6 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) OOD
7 2 (3.70%) Validation
7 2 (3.70%) MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Development
8 1 (1.85%) Android Development
8 1 (1.85%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) JavaScript
2 24 (44.44%) C++
3 22 (40.74%) C#
4 19 (35.19%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Ada
Qualifications
1 50 (92.59%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) PhD
4 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Progress
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Ektron
3 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat