The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 228 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1371 1338 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.38% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1189 1400
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the UK.

Junior Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Developer over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Junior Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -5 1312 £26,500 +1.92% 219
London -14 398 £30,000 -4.76% 53
South East +31 376 £26,000 +4.00% 43
Yorkshire +18 122 £25,000 +11.11% 21
East of England +13 117 £25,000 - 26
North West +21 103 £25,000 +8.69% 26
City of London 0 94 £32,500 - 19
Surrey +2 74 £26,000 - 9
Manchester +16 67 £23,500 +14.63% 17
Hampshire +11 67 £25,000 +4.16% 3
Berkshire -5 67 £27,500 +12.24% 11
South West -80 66 £24,000 -4.00% 15
West Yorkshire -11 65 £27,500 +27.90% 14
Oxfordshire +28 61 £24,000 -12.72% 5
Leeds +15 59 £28,500 +26.66% 9
West Midlands +4 59 £22,000 - 17
East Midlands -19 57 £25,000 - 14
West Sussex +25 39 £26,500 +6.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 39 £25,000 - 4
Nottingham +6 39 £25,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +9 38 £27,250 +9.00% 9
East Sussex -14 31 £26,000 +8.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -4 27 £24,500 -2.00% 8
Birmingham +9 26 £22,250 +4.09% 5
Kent +7 26 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Cambridge -3 26 £24,500 -2.00% 7
North Yorkshire +29 25 £22,500 -6.25% 5
Guildford -3 25 £25,000 -3.84% 3
Brighton -14 25 £25,500 +6.25% 2
Oxford +5 22 £22,500 -18.18% 2

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1570 (53.60%) C#
2 1551 (52.95%) .NET
3 1389 (47.42%) HTML
4 1352 (46.16%) JavaScript
5 1196 (40.83%) CSS
6 1047 (35.75%) ASP.NET
7 1007 (34.38%) SQL
8 970 (33.12%) SQL Server
9 906 (30.93%) Degree
10 836 (28.54%) MVC
11 781 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
12 733 (25.03%) jQuery
13 590 (20.14%) Java
14 588 (20.08%) Computer Science
15 517 (17.65%) OO
16 510 (17.41%) Microsoft
17 492 (16.80%) HTML5
18 463 (15.81%) PHP
19 432 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 419 (14.31%) Finance
21 404 (13.79%) .NET Framework
22 397 (13.55%) TDD
23 372 (12.70%) Software Engineering
24 353 (12.05%) CSS3
25 349 (11.92%) MySQL
26 304 (10.38%) VB.NET
27 302 (10.31%) Scrum
28 295 (10.07%) Web Services
28 295 (10.07%) XML
29 284 (9.70%) Web Development

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 164 (5.60%) CMS
2 103 (3.52%) WordPress
3 93 (3.18%) IIS
4 90 (3.07%) SharePoint
5 85 (2.90%) Node.js
6 52 (1.78%) Drupal
7 49 (1.67%) Umbraco
8 44 (1.50%) Apache
9 31 (1.06%) Joomla!
10 24 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (0.75%) Confluence
12 17 (0.58%) JBoss
12 17 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.31%) ColdFusion
16 6 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 233 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 110 (3.76%) Photoshop
3 48 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (0.96%) MS Office
6 10 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.31%) Mingle
8 8 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.17%) CPLEX
9 5 (0.17%) InDesign
10 2 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.068%) Shockwave
10 2 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 40 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.33%) Magento
3 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.14%) RMDS
5 3 (0.10%) Global One
5 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.068%) Zen Cart
6 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.068%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.034%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.034%) HFM
7 1 (0.034%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.034%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.05%) SaaS
2 41 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.99%) GitHub
4 25 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.65%) Force.com
6 13 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.24%) MailChimp
9 6 (0.20%) Office 365
10 5 (0.17%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.068%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.068%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.068%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.068%) PaaS
14 1 (0.034%) Heroku
14 1 (0.034%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.23%) Internet
2 50 (1.71%) Intranet
3 27 (0.92%) HTTP
4 12 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.24%) SSH
5 7 (0.24%) FTP
5 7 (0.24%) Extranet
6 6 (0.20%) NFC
7 5 (0.17%) SNMP
8 3 (0.10%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.10%) Firewall
9 2 (0.068%) DNS
9 2 (0.068%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.034%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.034%) LAN
10 1 (0.034%) WAN
10 1 (0.034%) Wireless
10 1 (0.034%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.034%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 970 (33.12%) SQL Server
2 349 (11.92%) MySQL
3 163 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 162 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 136 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 111 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 104 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 52 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 49 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 45 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 30 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 26 (0.89%) RavenDB
15 25 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (0.85%) Big Data
16 19 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.51%) QlikView
19 14 (0.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 228 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 167 (5.70%) NUnit
3 162 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 123 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
5 114 (3.89%) Moq
6 104 (3.55%) Subversion
7 71 (2.42%) MSTest
8 70 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (1.98%) JIRA
10 38 (1.30%) JUnit
11 34 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 34 (1.16%) Maven
12 33 (1.13%) Selenium
13 30 (1.02%) Jasmine
13 30 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 24 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 20 (0.68%) ReSharper
16 19 (0.65%) Mercurial
17 15 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
17 15 (0.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 419 (14.31%) Finance
2 152 (5.19%) Games
3 151 (5.16%) Banking
4 124 (4.23%) Retail
5 108 (3.69%) Marketing
6 94 (3.21%) Advertising
7 66 (2.25%) Front Office
8 60 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 55 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.60%) Automotive
11 40 (1.37%) Back Office
12 25 (0.85%) Law
13 19 (0.65%) Legal
14 17 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 17 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.44%) Electronics
16 12 (0.41%) Billing
17 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.34%) Publishing
18 7 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1551 (52.95%) .NET
2 1389 (47.42%) HTML
3 1196 (40.83%) CSS
4 1047 (35.75%) ASP.NET
5 733 (25.03%) jQuery
6 492 (16.80%) HTML5
7 432 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 404 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 353 (12.05%) CSS3
10 295 (10.07%) Web Services
10 295 (10.07%) XML
11 242 (8.26%) Ajax
12 226 (7.72%) WCF
13 177 (6.04%) WPF
14 166 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 163 (5.57%) WinForms
16 138 (4.71%) AngularJS
17 122 (4.17%) LINQ
18 118 (4.03%) JSON
19 103 (3.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 588 (20.08%) Computer Science
2 148 (5.05%) Mathematics
3 132 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 127 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (3.41%) User Experience
6 79 (2.70%) Physics
7 70 (2.39%) Hedge funds
8 66 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
9 62 (2.12%) Open Source
10 47 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 29 (0.99%) Digital Media
13 28 (0.96%) Data Integration
14 25 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 24 (0.82%) iPhone
16 20 (0.68%) Statistics
16 20 (0.68%) Equities
16 20 (0.68%) Fixed Income
17 19 (0.65%) GIS
17 19 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 241 (8.23%) Windows
2 172 (5.87%) Linux
3 98 (3.35%) Android
4 87 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.71%) UNIX
6 12 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.14%) HPUX
14 2 (0.068%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.034%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.034%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (28.54%) MVC
2 781 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
3 517 (17.65%) OO
4 397 (13.55%) TDD
5 372 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 302 (10.31%) Scrum
7 284 (9.70%) Web Development
8 241 (8.23%) OOP
9 180 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 172 (5.87%) Unit Testing
11 169 (5.77%) BDD
12 158 (5.39%) Web Application Development
13 133 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (4.10%) Kanban
15 105 (3.58%) Web Design
16 94 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
16 94 (3.21%) CRM
17 88 (3.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 86 (2.94%) MVVM
19 75 (2.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1570 (53.60%) C#
2 1352 (46.16%) JavaScript
3 1007 (34.38%) SQL
4 590 (20.14%) Java
5 463 (15.81%) PHP
6 304 (10.38%) VB.NET
7 261 (8.91%) C++
8 179 (6.11%) T-SQL
9 164 (5.60%) Python
10 126 (4.30%) VB
11 66 (2.25%) Ruby
12 61 (2.08%) C
13 57 (1.95%) PHP5
14 55 (1.88%) Objective-C
15 48 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.40%) VBA
17 36 (1.23%) Perl
18 25 (0.85%) PowerShell
19 24 (0.82%) Delphi
20 23 (0.79%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 906 (30.93%) Degree
2 71 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.19%) PhD
4 29 (0.99%) MCP
4 29 (0.99%) MCSD
5 27 (0.92%) MCAD
5 27 (0.92%) MCTS
6 20 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.14%) CIMA
9 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.068%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.034%) MCPD
11 1 (0.034%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.034%) HND
11 1 (0.034%) MBA
11 1 (0.034%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (0.10%) SLA
2 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.068%) HL7
4 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.10%) vSphere
3 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.034%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.20%) Puppet
2 6 (0.20%) Control-M
3 3 (0.10%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.068%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.068%) WMI
5 1 (0.034%) StatsD
5 1 (0.034%) logstash
5 1 (0.034%) Kibana
Vendors
1 510 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 169 (5.77%) Oracle
3 106 (3.62%) Adobe
4 50 (1.71%) Zend
5 42 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.02%) Google
7 20 (0.68%) Facebook
7 20 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 15 (0.51%) Twitter
9 12 (0.41%) SAP
10 11 (0.38%) Sony
11 10 (0.34%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.34%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.31%) Sybase
13 8 (0.27%) RedPrairie
13 8 (0.27%) BT
13 8 (0.27%) IBM
14 7 (0.24%) Endeca
14 7 (0.24%) Business Objects
14 7 (0.24%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Dependant on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £16k - 22k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday