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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 215 229 230
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1458 1366 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.28% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.35% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1210 1258
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +8 1388 £27,500 +3.77% 255
London +10 444 £30,000 - 67
South East +22 363 £26,000 +4.00% 33
East of England +39 133 £25,000 - 21
Yorkshire -4 120 £27,500 +14.58% 20
North West +17 100 £25,000 +11.11% 42
City of London -4 90 £32,500 +8.33% 19
West Midlands +2 79 £24,000 +17.07% 38
Surrey -10 75 £26,000 - 5
South West -78 70 £23,500 -7.84% 15
East Midlands +10 68 £25,000 - 16
Hampshire +17 62 £26,250 +5.00% 3
Manchester +17 62 £25,000 +19.04% 28
West Yorkshire -32 62 £28,500 +18.75% 16
Leeds -7 58 £28,500 +18.75% 7
Oxfordshire +35 56 £26,250 -4.54% 5
Berkshire -12 56 £27,500 +17.02% 8
East Sussex -1 50 £25,500 +10.86% 5
Brighton -3 45 £25,250 +9.78% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 41 £25,000 - 7
Nottingham +7 41 £25,000 - 7
Hertfordshire +8 39 £30,000 +20.00% 2
North Yorkshire +31 35 £24,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 35 £25,000 - 6
Guildford +12 33 £25,500 -1.92% 3
West Sussex +21 30 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Birmingham +3 30 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Cambridge +1 27 £25,000 - 4
Oxford +19 25 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Worcestershire +11 25 £22,000 -12.00% 5

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1618 (53.63%) C#
2 1592 (52.77%) .NET
3 1453 (48.16%) HTML
4 1444 (47.86%) JavaScript
5 1245 (41.27%) CSS
6 1105 (36.63%) ASP.NET
7 1081 (35.83%) SQL
8 979 (32.45%) SQL Server
9 956 (31.69%) Degree
10 889 (29.47%) MVC
11 784 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
12 726 (24.06%) jQuery
13 630 (20.88%) Java
14 626 (20.75%) Computer Science
15 544 (18.03%) OO
16 527 (17.47%) Microsoft
17 505 (16.74%) HTML5
18 487 (16.14%) PHP
19 464 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
20 443 (14.68%) Finance
21 407 (13.49%) TDD
22 401 (13.29%) .NET Framework
23 369 (12.23%) Software Engineering
24 357 (11.83%) MySQL
25 348 (11.53%) CSS3
26 323 (10.71%) VB.NET
27 319 (10.57%) Web Development
28 299 (9.91%) Scrum
29 295 (9.78%) Web Services
30 294 (9.74%) XML

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 158 (5.24%) CMS
2 96 (3.18%) WordPress
3 95 (3.15%) IIS
4 83 (2.75%) Node.js
5 80 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 55 (1.82%) Drupal
7 47 (1.56%) Apache
8 46 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 40 (1.33%) Joomla!
10 26 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 25 (0.83%) Confluence
12 20 (0.66%) JBoss
13 19 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.36%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.33%) Moodle
18 9 (0.30%) ColdFusion
19 8 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 245 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 112 (3.71%) Photoshop
3 49 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (1.19%) MS Office
5 32 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.33%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.27%) Mingle
8 7 (0.23%) CPLEX
8 7 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.13%) InDesign
10 3 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.099%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.033%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 42 (1.39%) Magento
2 34 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.13%) RMDS
7 3 (0.099%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.099%) Global One
8 2 (0.066%) HFM
8 2 (0.066%) Bond Adapt
8 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.066%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.033%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.033%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.15%) SaaS
2 43 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.96%) GitHub
5 22 (0.73%) Force.com
6 16 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.20%) Office 365
10 5 (0.17%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.099%) PaaS
11 3 (0.099%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.066%) Heroku
13 1 (0.033%) IaaS
13 1 (0.033%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.11%) Internet
2 38 (1.26%) Intranet
3 22 (0.73%) HTTP
4 12 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.27%) FTP
6 7 (0.23%) SSH
6 7 (0.23%) Extranet
7 6 (0.20%) NFC
8 5 (0.17%) SNMP
9 4 (0.13%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) SSL
10 3 (0.099%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.066%) DHCP
11 2 (0.066%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.066%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.066%) Firewall
12 1 (0.033%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.033%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.033%) WAN
12 1 (0.033%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 979 (32.45%) SQL Server
2 357 (11.83%) MySQL
3 177 (5.87%) Relational Database
4 172 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 128 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 96 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 66 (2.19%) NoSQL
9 51 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 50 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 48 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 40 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (1.09%) Oracle Database
14 24 (0.80%) RavenDB
14 24 (0.80%) QlikView
15 23 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.73%) Big Data
17 21 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
19 15 (0.50%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 255 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 180 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 172 (5.70%) NUnit
4 129 (4.28%) Rhino Mocks
5 120 (3.98%) Moq
6 104 (3.45%) Subversion
7 88 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (2.52%) MSTest
9 61 (2.02%) JIRA
10 38 (1.26%) JUnit
11 37 (1.23%) Eclipse
12 31 (1.03%) Jasmine
13 29 (0.96%) Maven
14 27 (0.89%) Selenium
14 27 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 22 (0.73%) Mercurial
16 20 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
17 18 (0.60%) QUnit
17 18 (0.60%) TeamCity
18 17 (0.56%) ReSharper
General
1 443 (14.68%) Finance
2 158 (5.24%) Games
3 141 (4.67%) Banking
4 117 (3.88%) Retail
5 111 (3.68%) Marketing
6 93 (3.08%) Advertising
7 58 (1.92%) Front Office
8 56 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.49%) Automotive
10 44 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 32 (1.06%) Back Office
12 25 (0.83%) Law
13 20 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.56%) Legal
16 16 (0.53%) Publishing
17 11 (0.36%) Electronics
17 11 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.33%) Manufacturing
19 8 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1592 (52.77%) .NET
2 1453 (48.16%) HTML
3 1245 (41.27%) CSS
4 1105 (36.63%) ASP.NET
5 726 (24.06%) jQuery
6 505 (16.74%) HTML5
7 464 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 401 (13.29%) .NET Framework
9 348 (11.53%) CSS3
10 295 (9.78%) Web Services
11 294 (9.74%) XML
12 261 (8.65%) WCF
13 231 (7.66%) Ajax
14 175 (5.80%) WPF
15 169 (5.60%) AngularJS
16 167 (5.54%) WinForms
17 157 (5.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 128 (4.24%) JSON
19 124 (4.11%) LINQ
20 104 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 626 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 147 (4.87%) Mathematics
3 133 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 125 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (3.78%) User Experience
6 82 (2.72%) Open Source
7 76 (2.52%) Physics
8 73 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
9 60 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 59 (1.96%) Hedge funds
11 37 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 31 (1.03%) Data Integration
13 25 (0.83%) Digital Media
14 24 (0.80%) Social Media
15 23 (0.76%) Visualisation
16 22 (0.73%) iPhone
17 19 (0.63%) GIS
17 19 (0.63%) W3C
17 19 (0.63%) N-Tier
18 18 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 253 (8.39%) Windows
2 185 (6.13%) Linux
3 100 (3.31%) Android
4 90 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 44 (1.46%) UNIX
6 18 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.17%) HPUX
13 2 (0.066%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.033%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (29.47%) MVC
2 784 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
3 544 (18.03%) OO
4 407 (13.49%) TDD
5 369 (12.23%) Software Engineering
6 319 (10.57%) Web Development
7 299 (9.91%) Scrum
8 239 (7.92%) OOP
9 200 (6.63%) E-Commerce
10 173 (5.73%) BDD
11 168 (5.57%) Web Application Development
12 147 (4.87%) Unit Testing
13 133 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 131 (4.34%) Kanban
15 107 (3.55%) Web Design
16 94 (3.12%) Business Intelligence
17 93 (3.08%) MVVM
18 92 (3.05%) CRM
19 84 (2.78%) OOD
20 75 (2.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1618 (53.63%) C#
2 1444 (47.86%) JavaScript
3 1081 (35.83%) SQL
4 630 (20.88%) Java
5 487 (16.14%) PHP
6 323 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 246 (8.15%) C++
8 210 (6.96%) T-SQL
9 180 (5.97%) Python
10 140 (4.64%) VB
11 77 (2.55%) Ruby
12 57 (1.89%) PHP5
13 53 (1.76%) Objective-C
13 53 (1.76%) C
14 46 (1.52%) VBA
15 40 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.19%) Perl
17 21 (0.70%) PowerShell
17 21 (0.70%) Delphi
18 19 (0.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 956 (31.69%) Degree
2 77 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (2.12%) VCP4
4 35 (1.16%) PhD
5 28 (0.93%) MCP
5 28 (0.93%) MCSD
6 26 (0.86%) MCTS
6 26 (0.86%) MCAD
7 20 (0.66%) Security Cleared
8 13 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.13%) CIMA
10 4 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.099%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.033%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.033%) MCPD
12 1 (0.033%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.033%) MBA
12 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.39%) QA
2 5 (0.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.099%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.066%) HL7
5 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.099%) vSphere
3 3 (0.099%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.033%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.033%) Docker
4 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.20%) Control-M
3 5 (0.17%) Puppet
4 3 (0.099%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.066%) WMI
5 2 (0.066%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.033%) logstash
6 1 (0.033%) StatsD
6 1 (0.033%) Kibana
Vendors
1 527 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 154 (5.10%) Oracle
3 109 (3.61%) Adobe
4 55 (1.82%) Zend
5 40 (1.33%) Google
6 39 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (0.80%) Twitter
8 22 (0.73%) Facebook
9 18 (0.60%) Sitecore
10 12 (0.40%) Sony
11 10 (0.33%) IBM
11 10 (0.33%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.30%) BT
12 9 (0.30%) SAP
13 8 (0.27%) Apple
14 7 (0.23%) Sybase
15 6 (0.20%) Tableau
15 6 (0.20%) hybris
16 5 (0.17%) RedPrairie
16 5 (0.17%) Telerik
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