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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 206 222 232
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1616 1374 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.27% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.34% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1276 1305
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 October 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 October 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
(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 +22 1552 £26,500 +6.00% 185
London +30 560 £32,500 +8.33% 63
South East +8 290 £26,000 +4.00% 31
Yorkshire +37 150 £23,250 +5.68% 21
North West -3 147 £23,500 -6.00% 20
West Midlands +23 131 £24,000 +9.09% 9
City of London -11 114 £32,500 +3.17% 26
East of England -10 106 £24,000 -4.00% 18
Manchester +1 91 £23,000 -8.00% 11
South West -41 86 £23,500 +4.44% 12
West Yorkshire -3 74 £22,500 - 7
East Midlands +23 73 £24,000 +1.58% 7
Hampshire -4 64 £25,000 +6.38% 6
Surrey -9 61 £26,000 -5.45% 4
Berkshire +35 57 £28,000 +12.00% 7
Leeds -2 50 £22,500 -1.09% 2
Birmingham +24 49 £22,500 -10.00% 6
Cheshire -5 42 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Hertfordshire +1 40 £25,000 +4.16% 7
West Sussex +12 34 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 31 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Scotland +2 30 £27,500 +6.79% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 29 £26,750 +7.00% 3
South Yorkshire +1 28 £24,500 +22.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 27 £24,000 -18.64% 9
Warwickshire -10 26 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire +28 22 £26,000 +4.00% 2
North Yorkshire +6 22 £25,000 +11.11% 10
Nottingham -7 22 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Sheffield -13 22 £24,000 +20.00% 2

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1669 (52.45%) C#
2 1643 (51.63%) .NET
3 1432 (45.00%) HTML
4 1393 (43.78%) JavaScript
5 1227 (38.56%) CSS
6 1137 (35.73%) SQL
7 1058 (33.25%) ASP.NET
8 1049 (32.97%) SQL Server
9 998 (31.36%) Degree
10 843 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
11 783 (24.61%) MVC
12 767 (24.10%) jQuery
13 675 (21.21%) Computer Science
14 664 (20.87%) Java
15 596 (18.73%) Finance
16 526 (16.53%) OO
16 526 (16.53%) Microsoft
17 492 (15.46%) PHP
18 439 (13.80%) HTML5
19 435 (13.67%) .NET Framework
20 401 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 396 (12.45%) Software Engineering
22 393 (12.35%) TDD
23 360 (11.31%) VB.NET
24 357 (11.22%) Scrum
25 356 (11.19%) C++
25 356 (11.19%) XML
26 352 (11.06%) MySQL
27 324 (10.18%) CSS3
28 322 (10.12%) Web Services

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 150 (4.71%) CMS
2 105 (3.30%) IIS
3 96 (3.02%) WordPress
4 84 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 67 (2.11%) Node.js
6 64 (2.01%) Umbraco
7 40 (1.26%) Apache
8 36 (1.13%) Drupal
9 30 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 27 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 27 (0.85%) Joomla!
11 24 (0.75%) Confluence
12 22 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.41%) NServiceBus
17 10 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
18 9 (0.28%) WebLogic
19 8 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 236 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 134 (4.21%) Photoshop
3 48 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 41 (1.29%) MS Office
5 26 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.19%) Mingle
8 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.094%) MS Project
10 3 (0.094%) InDesign
11 2 (0.063%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.063%) Shockwave
11 2 (0.063%) MicroStation
11 2 (0.063%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.88%) Magento
3 26 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.22%) SAP R/3
4 7 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.094%) SunGard APT
7 3 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.094%) Global One
7 3 (0.094%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.063%) Summit
8 2 (0.063%) Bond Adapt
9 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.031%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.031%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.031%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.63%) SaaS
2 23 (0.72%) GitHub
3 19 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.35%) Force.com
6 7 (0.22%) MailChimp
7 5 (0.16%) Office 365
8 3 (0.094%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.063%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.063%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.063%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.063%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.031%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.031%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.031%) PaaS
10 1 (0.031%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.68%) Internet
2 41 (1.29%) Intranet
3 25 (0.79%) HTTP
4 16 (0.50%) FTP
5 11 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.16%) Extranet
7 4 (0.13%) SMTP
7 4 (0.13%) DNS
8 3 (0.094%) Firewall
9 2 (0.063%) NFC
10 1 (0.031%) Wireless
10 1 (0.031%) CHAP
10 1 (0.031%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.031%) CTI
10 1 (0.031%) Broadband
10 1 (0.031%) LAN
10 1 (0.031%) SMS
10 1 (0.031%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1049 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 352 (11.06%) MySQL
3 181 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 170 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 135 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 102 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 52 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (1.41%) Big Data
11 42 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 41 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 38 (1.19%) MongoDB
15 34 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
16 29 (0.91%) NoSQL
16 29 (0.91%) RavenDB
17 27 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 252 (7.92%) Visual Studio
2 161 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 152 (4.78%) NUnit
4 133 (4.18%) Moq
5 122 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 120 (3.77%) Subversion
7 67 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 67 (2.11%) MSTest
8 60 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (1.82%) Maven
10 55 (1.73%) JUnit
10 55 (1.73%) TeamCity
11 46 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 44 (1.38%) Selenium
13 43 (1.35%) JIRA
14 40 (1.26%) ReSharper
15 29 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 27 (0.85%) Ant
17 21 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
18 20 (0.63%) NCrunch
General
1 596 (18.73%) Finance
2 224 (7.04%) Banking
3 173 (5.44%) Games
4 137 (4.31%) Marketing
5 107 (3.36%) Front Office
6 98 (3.08%) Retail
7 85 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 72 (2.26%) Advertising
9 54 (1.70%) Back Office
10 50 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 36 (1.13%) Law
12 35 (1.10%) Legal
13 23 (0.72%) Automotive
14 21 (0.66%) Electronics
15 17 (0.53%) Publishing
16 14 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.41%) Billing
18 11 (0.35%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.35%) Online Betting
19 10 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1643 (51.63%) .NET
2 1432 (45.00%) HTML
3 1227 (38.56%) CSS
4 1058 (33.25%) ASP.NET
5 767 (24.10%) jQuery
6 439 (13.80%) HTML5
7 435 (13.67%) .NET Framework
8 401 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 356 (11.19%) XML
10 324 (10.18%) CSS3
11 322 (10.12%) Web Services
12 265 (8.33%) WCF
13 236 (7.42%) WPF
14 228 (7.17%) Ajax
15 216 (6.79%) WinForms
16 153 (4.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 115 (3.61%) Spring
18 114 (3.58%) LINQ
19 110 (3.46%) J2EE
20 107 (3.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 675 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 163 (5.12%) Mathematics
3 154 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 109 (3.43%) User Experience
6 94 (2.95%) Physics
7 89 (2.80%) Open Source
8 87 (2.73%) Hedge funds
9 64 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
10 58 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 48 (1.51%) Derivative
12 40 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (1.10%) Equities
14 30 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
14 30 (0.94%) Digital Media
15 27 (0.85%) Market Risk
16 26 (0.82%) Animation
16 26 (0.82%) Social Media
17 25 (0.79%) Fixed Income
18 24 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 241 (7.57%) Windows
2 186 (5.85%) Linux
3 90 (2.83%) Android
4 85 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 77 (2.42%) UNIX
6 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 13 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.19%) CentOS
8 6 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.19%) Solaris
9 5 (0.16%) Debian
10 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.094%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.063%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.063%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.063%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.031%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 783 (24.61%) MVC
3 526 (16.53%) OO
4 396 (12.45%) Software Engineering
5 393 (12.35%) TDD
6 357 (11.22%) Scrum
7 250 (7.86%) OOP
8 246 (7.73%) Web Development
9 180 (5.66%) BDD
10 176 (5.53%) E-Commerce
11 168 (5.28%) Unit Testing
12 159 (5.00%) Web Application Development
13 151 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
14 143 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
15 119 (3.74%) Kanban
16 115 (3.61%) CRM
17 87 (2.73%) OOD
18 85 (2.67%) Web Design
19 83 (2.61%) MVVM
19 83 (2.61%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1669 (52.45%) C#
2 1393 (43.78%) JavaScript
3 1137 (35.73%) SQL
4 664 (20.87%) Java
5 492 (15.46%) PHP
6 360 (11.31%) VB.NET
7 356 (11.19%) C++
8 235 (7.39%) T-SQL
9 171 (5.37%) Python
10 161 (5.06%) VB
11 109 (3.43%) VBA
12 95 (2.99%) C
13 80 (2.51%) Ruby
14 66 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 43 (1.35%) Perl
16 39 (1.23%) Objective-C
17 34 (1.07%) ActionScript
18 33 (1.04%) PHP5
19 30 (0.94%) PowerShell
20 22 (0.69%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 998 (31.36%) Degree
2 67 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (1.26%) MCSD
4 36 (1.13%) MCP
4 36 (1.13%) MCAD
4 36 (1.13%) MCTS
5 23 (0.72%) PhD
6 17 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.13%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.13%) CIMA
8 4 (0.13%) HND
9 2 (0.063%) MCSE
9 2 (0.063%) MBA
10 1 (0.031%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.031%) MCSA
10 1 (0.031%) MCT
10 1 (0.031%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.031%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.95%) QA
2 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.094%) SLA
5 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.031%) COREP
System Software
1 10 (0.31%) Firmware
2 2 (0.063%) Xen
3 1 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.031%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.094%) Control-M
2 3 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.063%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.063%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.031%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.031%) Puppet
4 1 (0.031%) WMI
Vendors
1 526 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 236 (7.42%) Oracle
3 93 (2.92%) Adobe
4 53 (1.67%) Google
5 41 (1.29%) Zend
6 33 (1.04%) Twitter
7 27 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 25 (0.79%) Business Objects
9 23 (0.72%) Cognos
10 22 (0.69%) SAP
10 22 (0.69%) Sybase
11 21 (0.66%) RedPrairie
12 20 (0.63%) Endeca
12 20 (0.63%) Facebook
12 20 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.50%) Hyperion
14 14 (0.44%) IBM
15 11 (0.35%) HP
15 11 (0.35%) DoubleClick
16 10 (0.31%) Informatica
London
Networking People
Salary: full banking benefits package & bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: CW21456
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £23000 - £34000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Pension, Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c35k+Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
KPRS
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30 - £35k + Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Synergy Health
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago