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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 208 232 222
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1638 1298 1463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.21% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.28% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1212 1326
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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
England +26 1556 £26,500 +6.00% 186
London +35 614 £31,500 +5.00% 69
South East -5 313 £25,000 - 25
North West +3 145 £24,000 +5.49% 20
City of London -4 143 £32,500 -2.25% 26
Yorkshire +20 120 £22,500 - 18
West Midlands +47 112 £22,500 -10.00% 13
Manchester -4 87 £23,500 -1.05% 15
East of England -4 84 £25,000 - 16
South West -24 80 £24,000 +3.22% 9
Surrey -7 76 £26,000 - 1
Berkshire +27 68 £26,500 +6.00% 5
East Midlands +23 67 £24,500 -2.00% 12
West Yorkshire -5 62 £22,500 -2.17% 10
Hampshire -18 60 £26,000 +10.63% 6
Birmingham +39 49 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Leeds +2 46 £22,500 -2.17% 5
Scotland +10 39 £27,250 +12.37% 7
Cheshire -2 39 £25,000 +4.16% 4
Oxfordshire +4 34 £23,500 +5.61% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 29 £25,000 -16.66% 4
North Yorkshire +5 26 £22,750 +1.11% 2
Guildford +13 25 £26,000 -
East Sussex -24 25 £24,500 +2.08% 1
Glasgow +11 24 £30,000 +13.20% 6
Nottinghamshire +6 23 £25,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +3 23 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridge 0 22 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 22 £28,500 +14.00% 3
Brighton -21 22 £24,500 - 1

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1567 (49.59%) C#
2 1558 (49.30%) .NET
3 1343 (42.50%) HTML
4 1324 (41.90%) JavaScript
5 1139 (36.04%) CSS
6 1128 (35.70%) SQL
7 1023 (32.37%) SQL Server
8 1016 (32.15%) ASP.NET
9 989 (31.30%) Degree
10 737 (23.32%) jQuery
11 723 (22.88%) Java
12 720 (22.78%) MVC
13 673 (21.30%) Computer Science
14 583 (18.45%) Finance
15 560 (17.72%) OO
16 506 (16.01%) PHP
17 490 (15.51%) Microsoft
18 432 (13.67%) .NET Framework
19 409 (12.94%) TDD
20 392 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
21 387 (12.25%) MySQL
22 381 (12.06%) HTML5
23 376 (11.90%) Software Engineering
24 373 (11.80%) Scrum
24 373 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
25 369 (11.68%) VB.NET
26 368 (11.65%) C++
27 330 (10.44%) XML
28 298 (9.43%) Web Services
29 281 (8.89%) WCF

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 115 (3.64%) CMS
2 106 (3.35%) IIS
3 93 (2.94%) WordPress
4 72 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 59 (1.87%) Node.js
6 52 (1.65%) Umbraco
7 42 (1.33%) Apache
8 36 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.85%) Drupal
10 24 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.60%) Joomla!
12 18 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
13 17 (0.54%) Confluence
14 14 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.41%) NServiceBus
16 12 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
17 9 (0.28%) concrete5
18 7 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 228 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.80%) Photoshop
3 46 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 44 (1.39%) MS Office
5 7 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.13%) InDesign
8 4 (0.13%) MS Project
9 3 (0.095%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.063%) Simulink
10 2 (0.063%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.063%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.063%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.063%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.032%) Mingle
11 1 (0.032%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 50 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 28 (0.89%) Magento
4 10 (0.32%) SunGard APT
5 7 (0.22%) SAP R/3
5 7 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.095%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.063%) Summit
11 1 (0.032%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.032%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.032%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.46%) SaaS
2 19 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.60%) GitHub
3 18 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.35%) Amazon S3
4 11 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
4 11 (0.35%) ElastiCache
4 11 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (0.32%) Force.com
6 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.13%) Office 365
6 4 (0.13%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.095%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.063%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.032%) IaaS
9 1 (0.032%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.032%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.99%) Internet
2 26 (0.82%) Intranet
3 20 (0.63%) HTTP
4 15 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.47%) FTP
5 8 (0.25%) SMS
6 4 (0.13%) DNS
6 4 (0.13%) SMTP
7 3 (0.095%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.095%) Broadband
7 3 (0.095%) Firewall
7 3 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.032%) Wireless
8 1 (0.032%) NFC
8 1 (0.032%) Extranet
8 1 (0.032%) CHAP
8 1 (0.032%) SMPP
8 1 (0.032%) LAN
8 1 (0.032%) WAN
8 1 (0.032%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1023 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 387 (12.25%) MySQL
3 183 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 154 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 143 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 142 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 85 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 67 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 66 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 61 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 59 (1.87%) Big Data
12 54 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
13 39 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (1.14%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 27 (0.85%) NoSQL
17 26 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
19 21 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 251 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 163 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 155 (4.91%) NUnit
4 144 (4.56%) Moq
5 134 (4.24%) Subversion
6 129 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 75 (2.37%) MSTest
8 62 (1.96%) Maven
9 59 (1.87%) JUnit
9 59 (1.87%) Cucumber
10 58 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 56 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 41 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 40 (1.27%) Selenium
15 37 (1.17%) ReSharper
16 29 (0.92%) JIRA
17 28 (0.89%) Ant
18 25 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
19 20 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 583 (18.45%) Finance
2 188 (5.95%) Banking
3 177 (5.60%) Games
4 169 (5.35%) Marketing
5 85 (2.69%) Front Office
6 82 (2.59%) Advertising
7 77 (2.44%) Retail
8 73 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 57 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 49 (1.55%) Law
11 39 (1.23%) Back Office
12 37 (1.17%) Legal
13 22 (0.70%) Electronics
14 16 (0.51%) Publishing
15 14 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.41%) Billing
17 11 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.35%) Online Betting
18 10 (0.32%) Automotive
18 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1558 (49.30%) .NET
2 1343 (42.50%) HTML
3 1139 (36.04%) CSS
4 1016 (32.15%) ASP.NET
5 737 (23.32%) jQuery
6 432 (13.67%) .NET Framework
7 381 (12.06%) HTML5
8 373 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 330 (10.44%) XML
10 298 (9.43%) Web Services
11 281 (8.89%) WCF
12 268 (8.48%) CSS3
13 249 (7.88%) WPF
14 233 (7.37%) WinForms
15 201 (6.36%) Ajax
16 141 (4.46%) Spring
17 134 (4.24%) J2EE
18 129 (4.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 129 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 122 (3.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 673 (21.30%) Computer Science
2 150 (4.75%) Mathematics
3 105 (3.32%) Mobile App
4 95 (3.01%) Open Source
5 84 (2.66%) Hedge funds
6 81 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
6 81 (2.56%) Physics
7 48 (1.52%) Derivative
8 46 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.30%) BBC
9 41 (1.30%) Social Media
10 40 (1.27%) NHS
10 40 (1.27%) Digital Media
11 34 (1.08%) Market Risk
12 30 (0.95%) Equities
13 29 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
14 25 (0.79%) Animation
14 25 (0.79%) Fixed Income
15 24 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 271 (8.58%) Windows
2 246 (7.78%) Linux
3 103 (3.26%) Android
4 91 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 70 (2.22%) UNIX
6 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.32%) CentOS
9 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.19%) Solaris
12 5 (0.16%) Debian
13 3 (0.095%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.063%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.032%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (22.78%) MVC
2 560 (17.72%) OO
3 409 (12.94%) TDD
4 392 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
5 376 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 373 (11.80%) Scrum
7 231 (7.31%) OOP
8 223 (7.06%) Web Development
9 175 (5.54%) BDD
9 175 (5.54%) Web Application Development
10 173 (5.47%) E-Commerce
11 159 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
11 159 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (4.56%) Unit Testing
13 137 (4.34%) Kanban
14 100 (3.16%) CRM
15 92 (2.91%) MVVM
16 88 (2.78%) Analytics
17 84 (2.66%) OO PHP
18 79 (2.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1567 (49.59%) C#
2 1324 (41.90%) JavaScript
3 1128 (35.70%) SQL
4 723 (22.88%) Java
5 506 (16.01%) PHP
6 369 (11.68%) VB.NET
7 368 (11.65%) C++
8 257 (8.13%) T-SQL
9 179 (5.66%) VB
9 179 (5.66%) Python
10 112 (3.54%) VBA
11 105 (3.32%) C
12 78 (2.47%) Ruby
13 67 (2.12%) PL/SQL
14 42 (1.33%) Perl
15 39 (1.23%) Objective-C
16 34 (1.08%) ActionScript
17 27 (0.85%) VB6
17 27 (0.85%) PHP5
18 26 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 989 (31.30%) Degree
2 83 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (1.61%) MCSD
4 48 (1.52%) MCP
4 48 (1.52%) MCAD
4 48 (1.52%) MCTS
5 27 (0.85%) PhD
6 21 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.13%) HND
8 3 (0.095%) MCITP
9 2 (0.063%) MBA
9 2 (0.063%) MCSE
9 2 (0.063%) MCT
10 1 (0.032%) MCSA
10 1 (0.032%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.032%) WCAG
5 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.032%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.063%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.063%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.063%) Puppet
3 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 490 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 229 (7.25%) Oracle
3 82 (2.59%) Adobe
4 68 (2.15%) Google
5 35 (1.11%) Zend
6 29 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 28 (0.89%) Business Objects
7 28 (0.89%) SAP
8 25 (0.79%) Sybase
8 25 (0.79%) Twitter
9 23 (0.73%) Cognos
10 18 (0.57%) RedPrairie
11 17 (0.54%) Endeca
11 17 (0.54%) Hyperion
12 16 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.47%) HP
13 15 (0.47%) Facebook
14 14 (0.44%) IBM
15 11 (0.35%) Informatica
15 11 (0.35%) DoubleClick
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum GBP 25 - 35K +Many benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Bonus Potential
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Front Office Banking Bonus Potential
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits -)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago