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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 222 230 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1444 1476 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.26% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.33% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1357 1217
Average salary £27,000 £27,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +16 1380 £27,000 - 252
London +18 490 £30,000 - 94
South East -1 277 £26,000 +4.00% 38
North West +20 128 £25,000 - 27
South West +3 122 £26,000 +4.00% 25
City of London +23 96 £32,500 +8.33% 27
East of England -11 96 £25,000 -4.76% 20
East Midlands +9 95 £25,000 +2.04% 15
West Midlands +3 86 £25,000 - 14
Yorkshire -21 84 £27,000 +12.50% 17
Manchester +21 64 £27,000 +20.00% 12
Hampshire +20 56 £25,000 +4.16% 9
West Yorkshire -9 49 £27,250 +13.54% 8
Surrey +12 47 £26,000 -5.45% 6
Nottinghamshire +8 47 £26,000 +18.18% 4
Berkshire +13 46 £26,750 - 6
Bristol +10 46 £27,000 +8.00% 9
East Sussex +14 45 £26,000 +13.04% 8
Nottingham -4 45 £26,000 +18.18% 4
Brighton +17 41 £26,000 +13.04% 5
Essex +18 36 £25,000 -7.40% 5
Kent +18 35 £27,000 +11.43% 4
Leeds -12 35 £27,500 +14.58% 8
Birmingham +1 33 £25,000 -2.91% 7
Cheshire +4 32 £25,000 - 9
Dorset +24 30 £23,250 +3.33% 6
Guildford +25 29 £28,750 +15.00% 2
Colchester +17 25 £25,000 -7.40% 3
Northamptonshire +13 23 £24,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +3 22 £27,500 - 2

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1564 (53.97%) C#
2 1487 (51.31%) .NET
3 1370 (47.27%) HTML
3 1370 (47.27%) JavaScript
4 1168 (40.30%) CSS
5 1074 (37.06%) ASP.NET
6 1023 (35.30%) SQL
7 975 (33.64%) Degree
8 968 (33.40%) SQL Server
9 946 (32.64%) MVC
10 799 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
11 657 (22.67%) jQuery
12 652 (22.50%) Computer Science
13 638 (22.02%) Java
14 533 (18.39%) OO
15 497 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 466 (16.08%) Microsoft
17 460 (15.87%) PHP
18 454 (15.67%) Finance
19 447 (15.42%) TDD
20 436 (15.04%) HTML5
21 367 (12.66%) .NET Framework
22 342 (11.80%) MySQL
23 339 (11.70%) Software Engineering
24 322 (11.11%) Web Development
25 317 (10.94%) Scrum
26 313 (10.80%) VB.NET
27 286 (9.87%) CSS3
28 283 (9.77%) WCF
29 274 (9.45%) XML

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 121 (4.18%) CMS
2 90 (3.11%) IIS
3 88 (3.04%) Node.js
4 75 (2.59%) WordPress
5 55 (1.90%) Apache
6 44 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 37 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 30 (1.04%) Drupal
10 25 (0.86%) Joomla!
11 22 (0.76%) JBoss
12 20 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.48%) Confluence
14 12 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.38%) Kentico
16 10 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.35%) Moodle
17 7 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.24%) ColdFusion
17 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 247 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 105 (3.62%) Photoshop
3 40 (1.38%) MS Office
4 39 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 25 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.55%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
8 6 (0.21%) CPLEX
8 6 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.17%) InDesign
10 3 (0.10%) Mingle
11 2 (0.069%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.035%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 48 (1.66%) Magento
2 15 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.10%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.069%) AWD
6 2 (0.069%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.069%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.069%) RMDS
6 2 (0.069%) Odoo
7 1 (0.035%) HFM
7 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 63 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.38%) SaaS
4 32 (1.10%) GitHub
5 28 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 15 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.28%) Force.com
8 8 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
9 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.10%) PaaS
10 3 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.10%) IaaS
10 3 (0.10%) Heroku
11 2 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.069%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.035%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (4.11%) Internet
2 21 (0.72%) HTTP
3 16 (0.55%) Intranet
4 13 (0.45%) DNS
5 12 (0.41%) SSL
6 9 (0.31%) NFC
7 8 (0.28%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.24%) Broadband
9 6 (0.21%) Extranet
10 5 (0.17%) FTP
10 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.14%) SNMP
12 3 (0.10%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.069%) RTSP
13 2 (0.069%) SSH
13 2 (0.069%) RTP
13 2 (0.069%) SMTP
13 2 (0.069%) DHCP
13 2 (0.069%) LAN
13 2 (0.069%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (33.40%) SQL Server
2 342 (11.80%) MySQL
3 139 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 131 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 113 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 85 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 77 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 63 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 57 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 31 (1.07%) Big Data
14 28 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 25 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 19 (0.66%) QlikView
19 16 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
20 13 (0.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 243 (8.39%) Visual Studio
2 201 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 198 (6.83%) NUnit
4 150 (5.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 147 (5.07%) Moq
6 105 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 95 (3.28%) MSTest
8 93 (3.21%) Subversion
9 52 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 41 (1.41%) Maven
11 39 (1.35%) JUnit
12 34 (1.17%) JIRA
13 27 (0.93%) Jasmine
14 21 (0.72%) TeamCity
14 21 (0.72%) Jenkins
15 19 (0.66%) Mercurial
16 17 (0.59%) QUnit
17 16 (0.55%) Grunt
17 16 (0.55%) Ant
18 15 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 454 (15.67%) Finance
2 170 (5.87%) Games
3 139 (4.80%) Marketing
4 114 (3.93%) Banking
5 94 (3.24%) Retail
6 79 (2.73%) Advertising
7 44 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.14%) Automotive
10 29 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 27 (0.93%) Law
12 25 (0.86%) Front Office
13 24 (0.83%) Electronics
14 22 (0.76%) Legal
15 21 (0.72%) Back Office
16 17 (0.59%) Publishing
17 14 (0.48%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.31%) Japanese Language
19 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1487 (51.31%) .NET
2 1370 (47.27%) HTML
3 1168 (40.30%) CSS
4 1074 (37.06%) ASP.NET
5 657 (22.67%) jQuery
6 497 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 436 (15.04%) HTML5
8 367 (12.66%) .NET Framework
9 286 (9.87%) CSS3
10 283 (9.77%) WCF
11 274 (9.45%) XML
12 247 (8.52%) Web Services
13 207 (7.14%) AngularJS
14 191 (6.59%) Ajax
15 163 (5.62%) WPF
16 142 (4.90%) WinForms
17 133 (4.59%) LINQ
18 130 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 121 (4.18%) Entity Framework
20 119 (4.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 652 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 152 (5.24%) Mathematics
3 127 (4.38%) User Experience
4 124 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (3.93%) Mobile App
6 97 (3.35%) Open Source
7 94 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
8 85 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
9 76 (2.62%) Physics
10 50 (1.73%) Social Media
11 43 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 34 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 29 (1.00%) Data Integration
14 23 (0.79%) N-Tier
14 23 (0.79%) W3C
14 23 (0.79%) Blog
15 17 (0.59%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.55%) iPhone
16 16 (0.55%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 258 (8.90%) Windows
2 227 (7.83%) Linux
3 122 (4.21%) Android
4 114 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.00%) UNIX
6 20 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.10%) HPUX
12 3 (0.10%) CentOS
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.035%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.035%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.035%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (32.64%) MVC
2 799 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
3 533 (18.39%) OO
4 447 (15.42%) TDD
5 339 (11.70%) Software Engineering
6 322 (11.11%) Web Development
7 317 (10.94%) Scrum
8 229 (7.90%) Web Application Development
9 208 (7.18%) OOP
10 177 (6.11%) BDD
11 164 (5.66%) E-Commerce
12 156 (5.38%) Kanban
13 153 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
14 110 (3.80%) Unit Testing
15 108 (3.73%) MVVM
16 101 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
17 99 (3.42%) Web Design
18 92 (3.17%) Dependency Injection
19 87 (3.00%) Analytics
20 81 (2.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1564 (53.97%) C#
2 1370 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 1023 (35.30%) SQL
4 638 (22.02%) Java
5 460 (15.87%) PHP
6 313 (10.80%) VB.NET
7 238 (8.21%) C++
8 202 (6.97%) T-SQL
9 160 (5.52%) Python
10 155 (5.35%) VB
11 95 (3.28%) Ruby
12 69 (2.38%) C
13 42 (1.45%) PHP5
13 42 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.35%) VBA
14 39 (1.35%) Objective-C
15 31 (1.07%) Perl
16 24 (0.83%) VBScript
17 20 (0.69%) ActionScript
18 18 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 975 (33.64%) Degree
2 85 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.07%) PhD
4 30 (1.04%) MCSD
5 27 (0.93%) MCP
6 26 (0.90%) MCAD
6 26 (0.90%) MCTS
7 11 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.17%) MCPD
10 4 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.10%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.069%) MOS
13 1 (0.035%) HNC
13 1 (0.035%) HND
13 1 (0.035%) MBA
13 1 (0.035%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.00%) QA
2 6 (0.21%) SLA
3 4 (0.14%) HL7
4 2 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.035%) WAI
5 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.14%) vSphere
3 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.069%) iptables
5 1 (0.035%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.28%) cPanel
2 8 (0.28%) Webmin
2 8 (0.28%) Plesk
3 6 (0.21%) Puppet
4 4 (0.14%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.10%) Control-M
6 2 (0.069%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.069%) Nagios
7 1 (0.035%) Kibana
7 1 (0.035%) StatsD
7 1 (0.035%) logstash
Vendors
1 466 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 124 (4.28%) Oracle
3 87 (3.00%) Adobe
4 66 (2.28%) Google
5 62 (2.14%) Zend
6 30 (1.04%) Facebook
6 30 (1.04%) Twitter
7 24 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 12 (0.41%) SAP
10 10 (0.35%) BT
11 9 (0.31%) Sybase
11 9 (0.31%) Business Objects
12 8 (0.28%) Tableau
12 8 (0.28%) Sony
13 7 (0.24%) IBM
13 7 (0.24%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.21%) hybris
14 6 (0.21%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.21%) Apple
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Prospects & Tech
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Prospects & Tech
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + relaxed environment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent package + Training!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + profit share, training
Posted: 13 hours ago