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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 212 233 236
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1612 1486 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.24% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.31% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1338 1283
Average salary £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +27 1540 £27,500 +3.77% 217
London +19 515 £30,750 +2.50% 56
South East +19 320 £26,000 +4.00% 38
North West +50 152 £25,000 - 20
East of England +20 121 £25,000 -3.84% 15
South West -7 119 £25,000 - 20
West Midlands +24 112 £25,000 +12.35% 22
City of London +25 109 £32,500 +8.33% 19
Yorkshire -17 106 £27,500 +14.58% 26
East Midlands +23 89 £25,000 +13.63% 16
Manchester +34 88 £26,500 +17.77% 8
Hampshire +21 63 £27,500 +10.00% 8
West Yorkshire -6 61 £28,500 +14.00% 15
East Sussex +2 57 £26,000 +13.04% 5
Brighton +10 55 £25,750 +11.95% 3
Berkshire +17 54 £27,500 +10.00% 8
Bristol +11 49 £27,000 +10.20% 7
Nottingham +4 48 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 48 £26,000 +18.18% 3
Surrey -12 48 £26,000 - 6
Leeds -12 47 £29,000 +20.83% 6
Birmingham +25 43 £25,000 +11.11% 7
Essex +19 34 £25,000 -7.40% 4
Kent +24 33 £25,000 +4.16% 5
Oxfordshire +14 32 £25,000 -9.09% 1
North Yorkshire +12 31 £27,500 +14.58% 4
Dorset -2 31 £22,500 - 5
Guildford +21 28 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Cheshire +12 27 £25,000 - 8
Hertfordshire 0 25 £29,500 +7.27% 1

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1603 (53.97%) C#
2 1538 (51.78%) .NET
3 1423 (47.91%) JavaScript
4 1417 (47.71%) HTML
5 1205 (40.57%) CSS
6 1116 (37.58%) ASP.NET
7 1075 (36.20%) SQL
8 988 (33.27%) Degree
9 983 (33.10%) SQL Server
10 941 (31.68%) MVC
11 783 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
12 665 (22.39%) jQuery
13 654 (22.02%) Java
14 652 (21.95%) Computer Science
15 546 (18.38%) OO
16 496 (16.70%) Microsoft
17 485 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 470 (15.82%) HTML5
18 470 (15.82%) PHP
19 448 (15.08%) Finance
20 423 (14.24%) TDD
21 387 (13.03%) .NET Framework
22 359 (12.09%) Software Engineering
23 355 (11.95%) MySQL
24 329 (11.08%) Web Development
25 327 (11.01%) VB.NET
26 307 (10.34%) Scrum
26 307 (10.34%) CSS3
27 284 (9.56%) WCF
28 278 (9.36%) XML

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 128 (4.31%) CMS
2 87 (2.93%) IIS
3 85 (2.86%) WordPress
4 83 (2.79%) Node.js
5 58 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 53 (1.78%) Apache
7 42 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 38 (1.28%) Drupal
9 37 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 35 (1.18%) Joomla!
11 19 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.61%) Confluence
13 17 (0.57%) JBoss
14 15 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.37%) Moodle
17 10 (0.34%) Kentico
18 9 (0.30%) ColdFusion
19 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
20 6 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 248 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 38 (1.28%) MS Office
5 26 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.54%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.24%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.13%) InDesign
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.10%) Mingle
9 3 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.034%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 51 (1.72%) Magento
2 22 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.13%) RMDS
5 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.067%) Odoo
6 2 (0.067%) HFM
6 2 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.067%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.067%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.067%) AWD
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.034%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.034%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (1.55%) SaaS
4 31 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 30 (1.01%) GitHub
6 17 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.47%) Force.com
8 12 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
11 5 (0.17%) SoftLayer
11 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.13%) Office 365
13 3 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.10%) PaaS
13 3 (0.10%) Heroku
13 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.034%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.034%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (4.21%) Internet
2 21 (0.71%) HTTP
3 19 (0.64%) Intranet
4 12 (0.40%) DNS
5 11 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.37%) SSL
6 10 (0.34%) NFC
7 8 (0.27%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.24%) FTP
9 6 (0.20%) Extranet
9 6 (0.20%) SSH
10 5 (0.17%) SNMP
10 5 (0.17%) Broadband
11 4 (0.13%) Skype
12 3 (0.10%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.067%) LAN
13 2 (0.067%) DHCP
14 1 (0.034%) WAN
14 1 (0.034%) Firewall
14 1 (0.034%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 983 (33.10%) SQL Server
2 355 (11.95%) MySQL
3 150 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 140 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 116 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 86 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 84 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 66 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 52 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 28 (0.94%) Big Data
15 26 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (0.77%) QlikView
16 23 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (0.67%) CouchDB
18 19 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 256 (8.62%) Visual Studio
2 192 (6.46%) Git (software)
3 187 (6.30%) NUnit
4 141 (4.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 136 (4.58%) Moq
6 101 (3.40%) Subversion
6 101 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 86 (2.90%) MSTest
8 47 (1.58%) JIRA
8 47 (1.58%) Eclipse
9 42 (1.41%) JUnit
10 37 (1.25%) Maven
11 30 (1.01%) Jasmine
12 22 (0.74%) Mercurial
13 18 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
13 18 (0.61%) QUnit
14 17 (0.57%) Grunt
15 16 (0.54%) Jenkins
15 16 (0.54%) Selenium
15 16 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 448 (15.08%) Finance
2 164 (5.52%) Games
3 125 (4.21%) Marketing
4 122 (4.11%) Banking
5 102 (3.43%) Retail
6 92 (3.10%) Advertising
7 50 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.38%) Automotive
9 39 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 37 (1.25%) Front Office
11 27 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 26 (0.88%) Law
13 25 (0.84%) Back Office
14 21 (0.71%) Electronics
15 20 (0.67%) Publishing
16 18 (0.61%) Legal
17 12 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.34%) Manufacturing
20 3 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1538 (51.78%) .NET
2 1417 (47.71%) HTML
3 1205 (40.57%) CSS
4 1116 (37.58%) ASP.NET
5 665 (22.39%) jQuery
6 485 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 470 (15.82%) HTML5
8 387 (13.03%) .NET Framework
9 307 (10.34%) CSS3
10 284 (9.56%) WCF
11 278 (9.36%) XML
12 252 (8.48%) Web Services
13 195 (6.57%) AngularJS
14 194 (6.53%) Ajax
15 171 (5.76%) WPF
16 155 (5.22%) WinForms
17 137 (4.61%) Entity Framework
18 135 (4.55%) LINQ
19 124 (4.18%) JSON
20 120 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 652 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 141 (4.75%) Mathematics
3 127 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 126 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 118 (3.97%) User Experience
6 88 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
7 81 (2.73%) Open Source
8 71 (2.39%) Physics
9 70 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.52%) Social Media
11 40 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 36 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 32 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 24 (0.81%) Digital Media
15 23 (0.77%) Blog
16 20 (0.67%) N-Tier
16 20 (0.67%) W3C
17 18 (0.61%) iPhone
18 15 (0.51%) GIS
19 14 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 255 (8.59%) Windows
2 211 (7.10%) Linux
3 127 (4.28%) Android
4 122 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 54 (1.82%) UNIX
6 19 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.17%) HPUX
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.10%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.067%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.067%) CentOS
13 1 (0.034%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (31.68%) MVC
2 783 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (18.38%) OO
4 423 (14.24%) TDD
5 359 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 329 (11.08%) Web Development
7 307 (10.34%) Scrum
8 214 (7.21%) Web Application Development
9 213 (7.17%) OOP
10 184 (6.20%) E-Commerce
11 170 (5.72%) BDD
12 145 (4.88%) Kanban
13 140 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
14 116 (3.91%) Unit Testing
15 109 (3.67%) Web Design
16 102 (3.43%) MVVM
17 99 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
18 87 (2.93%) Dependency Injection
19 83 (2.79%) Analytics
20 81 (2.73%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1603 (53.97%) C#
2 1423 (47.91%) JavaScript
3 1075 (36.20%) SQL
4 654 (22.02%) Java
5 470 (15.82%) PHP
6 327 (11.01%) VB.NET
7 240 (8.08%) C++
8 213 (7.17%) T-SQL
9 159 (5.35%) Python
10 156 (5.25%) VB
11 83 (2.79%) Ruby
12 61 (2.05%) C
13 50 (1.68%) PHP5
14 44 (1.48%) Objective-C
15 40 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 40 (1.35%) VBA
16 31 (1.04%) Perl
17 23 (0.77%) VBScript
18 19 (0.64%) ActionScript
18 19 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 988 (33.27%) Degree
2 81 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (1.11%) PhD
4 28 (0.94%) MCP
4 28 (0.94%) MCSD
5 26 (0.88%) MCAD
5 26 (0.88%) MCTS
6 14 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.17%) MCPD
9 4 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.13%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.034%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.034%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.034%) MBA
11 1 (0.034%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.034%) HNC
11 1 (0.034%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.66%) QA
2 6 (0.20%) SLA
3 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.13%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.10%) vSphere
3 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.067%) iptables
5 1 (0.034%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.27%) Plesk
2 8 (0.27%) cPanel
2 8 (0.27%) Webmin
3 6 (0.20%) Puppet
4 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.10%) Control-M
6 2 (0.067%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.034%) Kibana
7 1 (0.034%) StatsD
7 1 (0.034%) logstash
Vendors
1 496 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 133 (4.48%) Oracle
3 95 (3.20%) Adobe
4 61 (2.05%) Google
5 56 (1.89%) Zend
6 34 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (0.94%) Facebook
8 24 (0.81%) Twitter
9 17 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 11 (0.37%) SAP
11 10 (0.34%) Sony
11 10 (0.34%) BT
12 8 (0.27%) Sybase
12 8 (0.27%) IBM
12 8 (0.27%) Apple
12 8 (0.27%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.27%) Tableau
13 7 (0.24%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.20%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.20%) hybris
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + profit share, training
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits, dynamic environment
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bangor, Gwynedd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits + professional training!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday