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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 212 225 233
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1548 1457 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.30% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.38% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1290 1283
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £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 27 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 27 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 +16 1474 £27,500 +3.77% 263
London +8 465 £30,000 - 84
South East +32 349 £26,000 +4.00% 34
North West +42 129 £25,000 +8.69% 42
Yorkshire +6 128 £28,500 +18.75% 17
East of England +21 122 £25,000 - 20
West Midlands +21 103 £25,000 +16.27% 16
City of London +4 98 £32,500 +8.33% 21
Manchester +35 85 £25,750 +14.44% 19
East Midlands +9 85 £25,000 - 18
South West -49 85 £25,000 -1.96% 29
West Yorkshire -11 75 £28,500 +18.75% 14
Hampshire +33 66 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Leeds +2 64 £29,000 +20.83% 9
Surrey -5 64 £26,000 - 2
Berkshire +12 58 £27,500 +17.02% 9
East Sussex -9 57 £25,500 +10.86% 7
Brighton -8 53 £25,500 +10.86% 5
Oxfordshire +29 49 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Nottinghamshire +12 48 £25,000 +2.04% 4
Nottingham +4 48 £25,000 - 4
Birmingham +21 38 £25,000 +11.11% 8
North Yorkshire +26 33 £24,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 30 £30,000 +14.28%
Bristol -5 30 £27,000 +5.88% 11
Guildford +7 29 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 29 £25,000 - 8
Kent +26 27 £24,000 +6.66% 3
Worcestershire +18 24 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Essex +8 24 £25,000 +11.11% 7

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 1582 (53.52%) C#
2 1544 (52.23%) .NET
3 1419 (48.00%) HTML
4 1411 (47.73%) JavaScript
5 1202 (40.66%) CSS
6 1096 (37.08%) ASP.NET
7 1063 (35.96%) SQL
8 978 (33.09%) SQL Server
9 971 (32.85%) Degree
10 881 (29.80%) MVC
11 757 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
12 682 (23.07%) jQuery
13 637 (21.55%) Java
14 624 (21.11%) Computer Science
15 530 (17.93%) OO
16 502 (16.98%) Microsoft
17 480 (16.24%) HTML5
18 464 (15.70%) PHP
19 458 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
20 430 (14.55%) Finance
21 392 (13.26%) TDD
22 370 (12.52%) .NET Framework
23 357 (12.08%) Software Engineering
24 349 (11.81%) MySQL
25 335 (11.33%) Web Development
26 330 (11.16%) VB.NET
27 319 (10.79%) CSS3
28 292 (9.88%) Scrum
29 291 (9.84%) XML
30 274 (9.27%) WCF

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 135 (4.57%) CMS
2 94 (3.18%) WordPress
3 87 (2.94%) IIS
4 79 (2.67%) Node.js
5 65 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 53 (1.79%) Drupal
7 52 (1.76%) Apache
8 43 (1.45%) Joomla!
9 39 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 34 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.64%) Confluence
11 19 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.54%) JBoss
14 13 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.37%) Moodle
17 10 (0.34%) Kentico
18 8 (0.27%) ColdFusion
19 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 239 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 108 (3.65%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 35 (1.18%) MS Office
5 29 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.47%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.24%) CPLEX
8 6 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.17%) Mingle
10 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.14%) InDesign
10 4 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.068%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.068%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 54 (1.83%) Magento
2 31 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 26 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.14%) RMDS
7 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.068%) Global One
8 2 (0.068%) HFM
8 2 (0.068%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.068%) Bond Adapt
8 2 (0.068%) AWD
9 1 (0.034%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.034%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.79%) SaaS
2 45 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.95%) GitHub
5 19 (0.64%) Force.com
6 17 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
9 5 (0.17%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.10%) Office 365
10 3 (0.10%) PaaS
10 3 (0.10%) Heroku
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.034%) IaaS
12 1 (0.034%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.33%) Internet
2 25 (0.85%) Intranet
3 23 (0.78%) HTTP
4 11 (0.37%) SSL
4 11 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.34%) DNS
6 9 (0.30%) FTP
6 9 (0.30%) NFC
7 7 (0.24%) SSH
8 5 (0.17%) Extranet
8 5 (0.17%) SNMP
8 5 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.14%) Broadband
10 3 (0.10%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.068%) LAN
11 2 (0.068%) DHCP
12 1 (0.034%) WAN
12 1 (0.034%) Firewall
12 1 (0.034%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.034%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 978 (33.09%) SQL Server
2 349 (11.81%) MySQL
3 171 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 163 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 122 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 110 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 91 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 56 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 51 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 43 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.18%) Oracle Database
14 29 (0.98%) QlikView
15 28 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.74%) Big Data
17 19 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
18 18 (0.61%) RavenDB
19 16 (0.54%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 252 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 173 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 172 (5.82%) NUnit
4 133 (4.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 124 (4.19%) Moq
6 97 (3.28%) Subversion
7 93 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 79 (2.67%) MSTest
9 49 (1.66%) JIRA
10 39 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 35 (1.18%) JUnit
12 32 (1.08%) Maven
13 27 (0.91%) Jasmine
14 20 (0.68%) Mercurial
15 18 (0.61%) QUnit
16 17 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
17 16 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
17 16 (0.54%) Grunt
18 15 (0.51%) Jenkins
18 15 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 430 (14.55%) Finance
2 163 (5.51%) Games
3 139 (4.70%) Banking
4 115 (3.89%) Marketing
5 107 (3.62%) Retail
6 93 (3.15%) Advertising
7 54 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 49 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 44 (1.49%) Front Office
10 43 (1.45%) Automotive
11 33 (1.12%) Back Office
12 25 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 23 (0.78%) Law
14 18 (0.61%) Electronics
14 18 (0.61%) Publishing
15 16 (0.54%) Legal
16 15 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.37%) Manufacturing
19 7 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1544 (52.23%) .NET
2 1419 (48.00%) HTML
3 1202 (40.66%) CSS
4 1096 (37.08%) ASP.NET
5 682 (23.07%) jQuery
6 480 (16.24%) HTML5
7 458 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 370 (12.52%) .NET Framework
9 319 (10.79%) CSS3
10 291 (9.84%) XML
11 274 (9.27%) WCF
12 264 (8.93%) Web Services
13 209 (7.07%) Ajax
14 175 (5.92%) WPF
15 171 (5.78%) AngularJS
16 169 (5.72%) WinForms
17 134 (4.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 130 (4.40%) JSON
19 123 (4.16%) LINQ
20 102 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 624 (21.11%) Computer Science
2 143 (4.84%) Mathematics
3 133 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 128 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (3.89%) User Experience
6 81 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
7 74 (2.50%) Open Source
8 69 (2.33%) Physics
9 64 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 36 (1.22%) Social Media
11 36 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 25 (0.85%) Blog
14 23 (0.78%) Digital Media
14 23 (0.78%) W3C
15 22 (0.74%) iPhone
16 20 (0.68%) N-Tier
17 19 (0.64%) GIS
18 18 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.69%) Windows
2 194 (6.56%) Linux
3 117 (3.96%) Android
4 111 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 47 (1.59%) UNIX
6 19 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.17%) HPUX
11 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.068%) CentOS
12 2 (0.068%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.034%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (29.80%) MVC
2 757 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 530 (17.93%) OO
4 392 (13.26%) TDD
5 357 (12.08%) Software Engineering
6 335 (11.33%) Web Development
7 292 (9.88%) Scrum
8 207 (7.00%) OOP
9 196 (6.63%) E-Commerce
10 190 (6.43%) Web Application Development
11 162 (5.48%) BDD
12 136 (4.60%) Kanban
13 131 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
14 119 (4.03%) Unit Testing
15 113 (3.82%) Web Design
16 97 (3.28%) MVVM
17 93 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
18 81 (2.74%) Analytics
19 80 (2.71%) SEO
19 80 (2.71%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1582 (53.52%) C#
2 1411 (47.73%) JavaScript
3 1063 (35.96%) SQL
4 637 (21.55%) Java
5 464 (15.70%) PHP
6 330 (11.16%) VB.NET
7 240 (8.12%) C++
8 226 (7.65%) T-SQL
9 162 (5.48%) Python
10 153 (5.18%) VB
11 76 (2.57%) Ruby
12 53 (1.79%) C
12 53 (1.79%) PHP5
13 46 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 37 (1.25%) VBA
15 33 (1.12%) Perl
16 32 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.64%) VBScript
18 18 (0.61%) Delphi
18 18 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 971 (32.85%) Degree
2 77 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.08%) PhD
4 28 (0.95%) MCP
5 27 (0.91%) MCSD
6 26 (0.88%) MCAD
6 26 (0.88%) MCTS
7 17 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.14%) MCPD
11 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.034%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.034%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.034%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.034%) CIMA
12 1 (0.034%) MBA
12 1 (0.034%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.57%) QA
2 6 (0.20%) SLA
3 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.10%) vSphere
4 2 (0.068%) iptables
5 1 (0.034%) Docker
5 1 (0.034%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.20%) Plesk
2 6 (0.20%) cPanel
2 6 (0.20%) Webmin
3 5 (0.17%) Puppet
3 5 (0.17%) Control-M
4 4 (0.14%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.068%) WMI
5 2 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.034%) StatsD
6 1 (0.034%) logstash
6 1 (0.034%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.034%) Kibana
Vendors
1 502 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 149 (5.04%) Oracle
3 99 (3.35%) Adobe
4 56 (1.89%) Google
5 51 (1.73%) Zend
6 37 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (0.91%) Facebook
7 27 (0.91%) Twitter
8 16 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 12 (0.41%) SAP
10 11 (0.37%) Sony
11 10 (0.34%) Sybase
12 9 (0.30%) BT
12 9 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.27%) Tableau
13 8 (0.27%) IBM
14 7 (0.24%) Apple
15 6 (0.20%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.20%) hybris
16 5 (0.17%) Cognos
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Cumbria
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bens, bonus etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full banking benefits package & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum +career progress and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago