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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 222 215 204
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1460 1457 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.30% 1.33% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.41% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1323 1514
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 0 1403 £26,500 +6.00% 163
London +4 468 £30,000 - 41
South East +24 345 £26,500 +6.00% 38
North West +25 129 £25,000 - 17
East of England -16 119 £25,000 - 10
Yorkshire +8 117 £25,000 +16.27% 23
City of London +8 103 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Manchester +26 83 £23,500 -6.00% 7
West Midlands +4 82 £22,500 +4.65% 8
South West -68 77 £26,000 +13.04% 18
Berkshire +27 70 £27,500 +11.11% 7
Hampshire -10 65 £26,500 +16.48% 7
Surrey -19 61 £26,500 - 5
West Yorkshire -23 59 £27,500 +29.41% 15
East Midlands -6 54 £23,250 -7.00% 5
Leeds +7 48 £28,500 +26.66% 7
Hertfordshire +5 45 £25,000 - 3
West Sussex +24 40 £26,500 +6.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 38 £23,000 -8.00% 5
Oxfordshire +10 37 £24,000 +6.66% 7
Nottingham -3 33 £23,000 -8.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -19 31 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Birmingham +14 30 £22,000 +3.52% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 29 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Cheshire -9 28 £25,000 - 5
Cambridge -10 27 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Kent +12 25 £27,500 +18.27% 3
Bristol -19 23 £27,500 +25.00% 4
Warrington +15 21 £25,000 - 1
Scotland +4 21 £27,500 - 2

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1624 (52.35%) C#
2 1596 (51.45%) .NET
3 1466 (47.26%) HTML
4 1399 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 1246 (40.17%) CSS
6 1097 (35.36%) SQL
7 1049 (33.82%) ASP.NET
8 990 (31.91%) SQL Server
9 939 (30.27%) Degree
10 830 (26.76%) MVC
11 795 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
12 787 (25.37%) jQuery
13 652 (21.02%) Java
14 599 (19.31%) Computer Science
15 513 (16.54%) PHP
16 510 (16.44%) OO
17 507 (16.34%) HTML5
18 503 (16.22%) Microsoft
19 485 (15.64%) Finance
20 425 (13.70%) .NET Framework
21 401 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
22 390 (12.57%) MySQL
23 379 (12.22%) TDD
24 377 (12.15%) Software Engineering
25 357 (11.51%) CSS3
26 334 (10.77%) XML
27 312 (10.06%) VB.NET
28 310 (9.99%) Scrum
29 308 (9.93%) Web Services
30 298 (9.61%) C++

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 173 (5.58%) CMS
2 119 (3.84%) WordPress
3 94 (3.03%) IIS
4 90 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 75 (2.42%) Node.js
6 72 (2.32%) Umbraco
7 50 (1.61%) Drupal
8 44 (1.42%) Apache
9 43 (1.39%) Joomla!
10 30 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 27 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 27 (0.87%) Confluence
11 27 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.35%) JBoss
15 10 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
16 9 (0.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 222 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 34 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (0.90%) MS Office
6 9 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.19%) Mingle
8 3 (0.097%) InDesign
9 2 (0.064%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.064%) Shockwave
9 2 (0.064%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.032%) Simulink
10 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 46 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.32%) Magento
3 21 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.097%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.097%) Global One
7 2 (0.064%) Summit
7 2 (0.064%) RMDS
7 2 (0.064%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.064%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.032%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.032%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.032%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.032%) HFM
8 1 (0.032%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.032%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.032%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.032%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 57 (1.84%) SaaS
2 34 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (0.84%) GitHub
4 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.48%) Force.com
5 8 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.23%) MailChimp
6 7 (0.23%) Office 365
7 5 (0.16%) SoftLayer
7 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.097%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.064%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.064%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.032%) IaaS
11 1 (0.032%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.09%) Internet
2 53 (1.71%) Intranet
3 33 (1.06%) HTTP
4 13 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.39%) FTP
6 7 (0.23%) SSH
7 6 (0.19%) Extranet
8 5 (0.16%) NFC
8 5 (0.16%) DNS
8 5 (0.16%) SNMP
9 4 (0.13%) SMTP
9 4 (0.13%) Firewall
10 2 (0.064%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.032%) Broadband
11 1 (0.032%) LAN
11 1 (0.032%) WAN
11 1 (0.032%) Wireless
11 1 (0.032%) CHAP
11 1 (0.032%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.032%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 990 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 390 (12.57%) MySQL
3 178 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 170 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 153 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 115 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 110 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 56 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 47 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 40 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 33 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (1.00%) Big Data
14 29 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 28 (0.90%) RavenDB
16 27 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.48%) MS Access
19 13 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 229 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 162 (5.22%) NUnit
3 158 (5.09%) Git (software)
4 122 (3.93%) Moq
5 120 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
6 117 (3.77%) Subversion
7 65 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 64 (2.06%) MSTest
9 60 (1.93%) JIRA
10 57 (1.84%) Cucumber
11 53 (1.71%) Maven
12 52 (1.68%) JUnit
13 46 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 46 (1.48%) Selenium
14 36 (1.16%) TeamCity
15 35 (1.13%) ReSharper
16 23 (0.74%) Ant
16 23 (0.74%) Jasmine
17 19 (0.61%) PHPUnit
18 17 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 485 (15.64%) Finance
2 195 (6.29%) Banking
3 150 (4.84%) Games
4 122 (3.93%) Marketing
5 118 (3.80%) Retail
6 90 (2.90%) Advertising
7 88 (2.84%) Front Office
8 77 (2.48%) Investment Banking
9 61 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 56 (1.81%) Back Office
11 40 (1.29%) Automotive
12 31 (1.00%) Law
13 24 (0.77%) Legal
14 18 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.48%) Publishing
16 14 (0.45%) Electronics
17 13 (0.42%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.39%) Billing
19 11 (0.35%) Manufacturing
20 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1596 (51.45%) .NET
2 1466 (47.26%) HTML
3 1246 (40.17%) CSS
4 1049 (33.82%) ASP.NET
5 787 (25.37%) jQuery
6 507 (16.34%) HTML5
7 425 (13.70%) .NET Framework
8 401 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 357 (11.51%) CSS3
10 334 (10.77%) XML
11 308 (9.93%) Web Services
12 249 (8.03%) Ajax
13 227 (7.32%) WCF
14 194 (6.25%) WPF
15 179 (5.77%) WinForms
16 163 (5.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 124 (4.00%) LINQ
18 107 (3.45%) Spring
18 107 (3.45%) JSON
19 104 (3.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 599 (19.31%) Computer Science
2 158 (5.09%) Mathematics
3 146 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 99 (3.19%) User Experience
6 87 (2.80%) Physics
7 75 (2.42%) Open Source
8 73 (2.35%) Hedge funds
9 58 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
10 51 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 30 (0.97%) Derivative
12 29 (0.93%) Digital Media
13 27 (0.87%) Equities
13 27 (0.87%) iPhone
14 26 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 23 (0.74%) Visualisation
17 22 (0.71%) Data Integration
18 21 (0.68%) Fixed Income
19 20 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 234 (7.54%) Windows
2 181 (5.83%) Linux
3 105 (3.38%) Android
4 98 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 62 (2.00%) UNIX
6 14 (0.45%) Windows 8
6 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.097%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.097%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.064%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.064%) HPUX
14 1 (0.032%) Solaris
14 1 (0.032%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.032%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (26.76%) MVC
2 795 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 510 (16.44%) OO
4 379 (12.22%) TDD
5 377 (12.15%) Software Engineering
6 310 (9.99%) Scrum
7 255 (8.22%) Web Development
8 247 (7.96%) OOP
9 190 (6.13%) E-Commerce
10 181 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 179 (5.77%) BDD
12 155 (5.00%) Web Application Development
13 151 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
14 116 (3.74%) Web Design
15 113 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
16 111 (3.58%) Kanban
17 105 (3.38%) CRM
17 105 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
18 89 (2.87%) OOD
19 78 (2.51%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1624 (52.35%) C#
2 1399 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 1097 (35.36%) SQL
4 652 (21.02%) Java
5 513 (16.54%) PHP
6 312 (10.06%) VB.NET
7 298 (9.61%) C++
8 187 (6.03%) T-SQL
9 168 (5.42%) Python
10 137 (4.42%) VB
11 81 (2.61%) C
12 63 (2.03%) Ruby
13 62 (2.00%) VBA
13 62 (2.00%) PHP5
14 49 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 48 (1.55%) Objective-C
16 35 (1.13%) Perl
17 29 (0.93%) Delphi
18 27 (0.87%) PowerShell
19 24 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 939 (30.27%) Degree
2 60 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.13%) PhD
4 30 (0.97%) MCSD
5 28 (0.90%) MCP
6 26 (0.84%) MCAD
6 26 (0.84%) MCTS
7 18 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.23%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.13%) CIMA
10 2 (0.064%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.064%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.064%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.032%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.032%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.032%) MBA
11 1 (0.032%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (1.97%) QA
2 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.064%) SLA
4 1 (0.032%) HL7
4 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.097%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.032%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.13%) Control-M
2 3 (0.097%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.064%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.064%) WMI
3 2 (0.064%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.064%) Puppet
4 1 (0.032%) StatsD
4 1 (0.032%) logstash
4 1 (0.032%) Kibana
4 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 503 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 204 (6.58%) Oracle
3 105 (3.38%) Adobe
4 55 (1.77%) Zend
5 47 (1.52%) Google
6 38 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 25 (0.81%) Twitter
9 21 (0.68%) Facebook
10 17 (0.55%) Business Objects
11 16 (0.52%) RedPrairie
12 15 (0.48%) Endeca
12 15 (0.48%) Sybase
13 13 (0.42%) SAP
14 12 (0.39%) Cognos
15 10 (0.32%) EPiServer
16 9 (0.29%) IBM
16 9 (0.29%) Hyperion
16 9 (0.29%) Sony
17 8 (0.26%) Telerik
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Periscopix
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: From £25k including bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday