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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 206 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1636 1315 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.21% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.28% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1224 1372
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 £37,500
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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +35 1561 £27,000 +8.00% 200
London +45 626 £30,000 - 75
South East -11 321 £25,000 - 32
City of London -14 142 £32,500 -5.10% 31
North West +1 139 £24,000 +5.49% 18
Yorkshire +19 116 £23,500 +4.44% 16
West Midlands +49 108 £22,500 -10.00% 14
Manchester +6 83 £23,500 -1.05% 11
East of England -5 82 £26,500 +6.00% 18
Surrey -10 80 £26,000 - 3
South West -7 76 £25,000 +9.89% 12
East Midlands +23 71 £24,500 -2.00% 12
Berkshire +19 69 £25,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +4 60 £24,000 +4.34% 9
Hampshire -15 56 £27,500 +17.02% 11
Birmingham +29 46 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Leeds +2 43 £24,000 +4.34% 7
Cheshire 0 38 £25,000 +4.16% 6
Oxfordshire +11 35 £23,250 +2.19% 5
Scotland +3 35 £27,750 +14.43% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 30 £25,000 -16.66% 6
North Yorkshire +7 28 £22,750 +1.11% 2
Guildford +15 27 £26,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 27 £27,500 +10.00% 1
East Sussex -22 27 £23,750 -3.06% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 26 £25,000 - 2
Brighton -19 24 £24,500 -2.00%
Gloucestershire +5 23 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Essex +4 23 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Cambridge +1 23 £25,000 -16.66% 4

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1550 (49.30%) C#
2 1542 (49.05%) .NET
3 1342 (42.68%) HTML
4 1314 (41.79%) JavaScript
5 1137 (36.16%) CSS
6 1126 (35.81%) SQL
7 1021 (32.47%) ASP.NET
8 1016 (32.32%) SQL Server
9 1000 (31.81%) Degree
10 727 (23.12%) jQuery
11 721 (22.93%) Java
12 713 (22.68%) MVC
13 685 (21.79%) Computer Science
14 588 (18.70%) Finance
15 561 (17.84%) OO
16 518 (16.48%) PHP
17 476 (15.14%) Microsoft
18 425 (13.52%) .NET Framework
19 402 (12.79%) TDD
20 398 (12.66%) MySQL
21 384 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
22 374 (11.90%) Scrum
23 373 (11.86%) Software Engineering
24 372 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 368 (11.70%) HTML5
25 368 (11.70%) VB.NET
26 365 (11.61%) C++
27 322 (10.24%) XML
28 291 (9.26%) Web Services
29 288 (9.16%) WCF

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 111 (3.53%) CMS
2 103 (3.28%) IIS
3 89 (2.83%) WordPress
4 71 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 56 (1.78%) Node.js
6 49 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 44 (1.40%) Apache
8 37 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 31 (0.99%) Drupal
10 23 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 19 (0.60%) Joomla!
12 17 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.48%) Confluence
15 14 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.41%) NServiceBus
17 12 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
18 10 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
19 9 (0.29%) concrete5
20 8 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 225 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 116 (3.69%) Photoshop
3 45 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 44 (1.40%) MS Office
5 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.13%) MS Project
6 4 (0.13%) InDesign
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.064%) Simulink
8 2 (0.064%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.064%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.064%) Solid Edge
8 2 (0.064%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 45 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.02%) Magento
3 29 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.35%) SunGard APT
5 7 (0.22%) SAP R/3
5 7 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
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 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.064%) Summit
11 1 (0.032%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.032%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.032%) GoldMine
11 1 (0.032%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.49%) SaaS
2 19 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.54%) GitHub
4 12 (0.38%) Force.com
5 10 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (0.32%) ElastiCache
5 10 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.13%) Office 365
6 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.095%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.064%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.064%) 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 (4.01%) Internet
2 24 (0.76%) Intranet
3 18 (0.57%) HTTP
3 18 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.48%) FTP
5 8 (0.25%) SMS
6 4 (0.13%) SMTP
6 4 (0.13%) DNS
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%) SSH
8 1 (0.032%) NFC
8 1 (0.032%) Extranet
8 1 (0.032%) CHAP
8 1 (0.032%) SMPP
8 1 (0.032%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1016 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 398 (12.66%) MySQL
3 182 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 161 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 145 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 142 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 89 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 71 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 68 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 65 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 59 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (1.88%) Big Data
12 40 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
14 36 (1.15%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 27 (0.86%) NoSQL
17 25 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 247 (7.86%) Visual Studio
2 157 (4.99%) NUnit
3 155 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 148 (4.71%) Moq
5 133 (4.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 133 (4.23%) Subversion
6 80 (2.54%) MSTest
7 62 (1.97%) Maven
8 56 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 56 (1.78%) JUnit
9 55 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 53 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 49 (1.56%) Eclipse
12 44 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 40 (1.27%) Selenium
14 35 (1.11%) ReSharper
15 29 (0.92%) Ant
16 26 (0.83%) JIRA
17 24 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
18 22 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 588 (18.70%) Finance
2 181 (5.76%) Games
3 177 (5.63%) Banking
4 172 (5.47%) Marketing
5 86 (2.74%) Front Office
6 82 (2.61%) Advertising
7 71 (2.26%) Retail
8 65 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 52 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 50 (1.59%) Law
11 36 (1.15%) Legal
12 35 (1.11%) Back Office
13 20 (0.64%) Electronics
14 18 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.48%) Publishing
16 13 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.35%) Billing
17 11 (0.35%) Online Betting
18 9 (0.29%) Manufacturing
19 8 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1542 (49.05%) .NET
2 1342 (42.68%) HTML
3 1137 (36.16%) CSS
4 1021 (32.47%) ASP.NET
5 727 (23.12%) jQuery
6 425 (13.52%) .NET Framework
7 372 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 368 (11.70%) HTML5
9 322 (10.24%) XML
10 291 (9.26%) Web Services
11 288 (9.16%) WCF
12 256 (8.14%) CSS3
13 253 (8.05%) WPF
14 242 (7.70%) WinForms
15 203 (6.46%) Ajax
16 152 (4.83%) Spring
17 136 (4.33%) J2EE
17 136 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 127 (4.04%) Razor View Engine
19 120 (3.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 685 (21.79%) Computer Science
2 141 (4.48%) Mathematics
3 102 (3.24%) Mobile App
4 96 (3.05%) Open Source
5 87 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
6 81 (2.58%) Hedge funds
7 77 (2.45%) Physics
8 49 (1.56%) Derivative
9 48 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.40%) NHS
11 43 (1.37%) BBC
12 39 (1.24%) Digital Media
13 38 (1.21%) Social Media
14 34 (1.08%) Market Risk
15 30 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
15 30 (0.95%) Equities
16 25 (0.80%) Fixed Income
17 23 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (0.73%) Animation
18 21 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 276 (8.78%) Windows
2 253 (8.05%) Linux
3 104 (3.31%) Android
4 95 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 78 (2.48%) UNIX
6 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.35%) CentOS
9 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.19%) Solaris
14 5 (0.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.095%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.032%) OpenVMS
17 1 (0.032%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (22.68%) MVC
2 561 (17.84%) OO
3 402 (12.79%) TDD
4 384 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (11.90%) Scrum
6 373 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 243 (7.73%) Web Development
8 228 (7.25%) OOP
9 177 (5.63%) Web Application Development
10 172 (5.47%) E-Commerce
11 171 (5.44%) BDD
12 158 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
13 157 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
14 143 (4.55%) Kanban
15 134 (4.26%) Unit Testing
16 96 (3.05%) MVVM
17 95 (3.02%) Analytics
18 94 (2.99%) CRM
19 80 (2.54%) OO PHP
20 79 (2.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1550 (49.30%) C#
2 1314 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 1126 (35.81%) SQL
4 721 (22.93%) Java
5 518 (16.48%) PHP
6 368 (11.70%) VB.NET
7 365 (11.61%) C++
8 267 (8.49%) T-SQL
9 184 (5.85%) Python
10 178 (5.66%) VB
11 115 (3.66%) VBA
12 103 (3.28%) C
13 76 (2.42%) Ruby
14 60 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 41 (1.30%) Perl
16 40 (1.27%) Objective-C
17 33 (1.05%) PHP5
18 31 (0.99%) ActionScript
19 23 (0.73%) VB6
19 23 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1000 (31.81%) Degree
2 89 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (1.75%) MCSD
4 53 (1.69%) MCP
5 52 (1.65%) MCAD
5 52 (1.65%) MCTS
6 24 (0.76%) PhD
7 19 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.095%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.095%) MCITP
9 3 (0.095%) HND
10 2 (0.064%) MCSE
10 2 (0.064%) MCT
10 2 (0.064%) MBA
11 1 (0.032%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (1.78%) QA
2 8 (0.25%) 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 (0.064%) Xen
2 1 (0.032%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.064%) Puppet
3 1 (0.032%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 476 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 225 (7.16%) Oracle
3 74 (2.35%) Adobe
4 70 (2.23%) Google
5 37 (1.18%) Zend
6 28 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 27 (0.86%) Business Objects
7 27 (0.86%) SAP
8 24 (0.76%) Sybase
8 24 (0.76%) Twitter
9 22 (0.70%) Cognos
10 16 (0.51%) IBM
10 16 (0.51%) Hyperion
10 16 (0.51%) RedPrairie
11 15 (0.48%) Endeca
11 15 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.48%) HP
12 14 (0.45%) Facebook
13 11 (0.35%) DoubleClick
13 11 (0.35%) SunGard
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, flexible working hours
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent training + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum plus performance bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hockley, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Package and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 17 hours ago