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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 205 234 225
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1638 1268 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.19% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.26% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1193 1330
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 £21,000 £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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +26 1564 £26,500 +6.00% 199
London +46 592 £32,500 +8.33% 77
South East +1 311 £25,500 +2.00% 31
North West +1 147 £23,500 - 23
West Midlands +49 130 £23,500 -6.00% 11
City of London -4 130 £30,000 -7.69% 29
Yorkshire +13 129 £22,500 - 26
Manchester +8 93 £23,500 - 13
East of England +8 86 £25,000 - 15
South West -41 78 £23,500 +4.44% 8
East Midlands +30 74 £24,500 -2.00% 6
Surrey -4 73 £25,500 -3.77% 5
Hampshire -3 68 £25,000 +6.38% 7
West Yorkshire -14 66 £22,500 -4.25% 14
Berkshire +27 62 £28,500 +14.00% 7
Birmingham +39 56 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Leeds -3 46 £21,250 -4.49% 4
Cheshire 0 37 £24,250 -3.00% 7
Scotland +4 35 £27,500 +10.00% 9
West Sussex -11 28 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Hertfordshire -9 27 £26,500 +17.77% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 26 £26,500 +6.00% 1
South Yorkshire -1 26 £23,500 +17.50% 5
Oxfordshire 0 25 £23,250 +5.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 23 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Leicestershire +22 22 £23,000 +15.00% 1
Sheffield -1 22 £23,000 +15.00% 3
Essex +12 21 £25,750 +3.00% 1
Glasgow +10 21 £28,750 +8.49% 3
Guildford +6 21 £26,000 -13.33% 2

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1635 (51.03%) C#
2 1623 (50.66%) .NET
3 1393 (43.48%) HTML
4 1374 (42.88%) JavaScript
5 1193 (37.23%) CSS
6 1150 (35.89%) SQL
7 1054 (32.90%) ASP.NET
8 1051 (32.80%) SQL Server
9 1001 (31.24%) Degree
10 842 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
11 763 (23.81%) jQuery
12 752 (23.47%) MVC
13 707 (22.07%) Java
14 684 (21.35%) Computer Science
15 589 (18.38%) Finance
16 553 (17.26%) OO
17 506 (15.79%) Microsoft
18 498 (15.54%) PHP
19 449 (14.01%) .NET Framework
20 412 (12.86%) HTML5
21 399 (12.45%) TDD
22 390 (12.17%) Software Engineering
23 384 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
24 380 (11.86%) VB.NET
25 370 (11.55%) MySQL
26 365 (11.39%) Scrum
27 364 (11.36%) C++
28 344 (10.74%) XML
29 314 (9.80%) Web Services
30 303 (9.46%) CSS3

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 136 (4.24%) CMS
2 108 (3.37%) IIS
3 99 (3.09%) WordPress
4 84 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 57 (1.78%) Node.js
5 57 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 37 (1.15%) Apache
7 34 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 28 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.75%) Drupal
10 23 (0.72%) Confluence
11 20 (0.62%) Joomla!
11 20 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.41%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
17 10 (0.31%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.28%) concrete5
Applications
1 238 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 132 (4.12%) Photoshop
3 50 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (1.40%) MS Office
5 9 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.12%) MS Project
8 4 (0.12%) InDesign
8 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.12%) Mingle
9 3 (0.094%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.062%) Shockwave
10 2 (0.062%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.062%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.062%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.062%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.031%) Simulink
11 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.87%) Google Analytics
2 28 (0.87%) Magento
3 7 (0.22%) SunGard APT
3 7 (0.22%) SAP R/3
3 7 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.19%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.094%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.062%) Summit
7 2 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.031%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.031%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.031%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.031%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.47%) SaaS
2 24 (0.75%) GitHub
3 18 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.31%) Force.com
6 7 (0.22%) MailChimp
6 7 (0.22%) Office 365
7 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.094%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.062%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.062%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.062%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.062%) ElastiCache
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
1 123 (3.84%) Internet
2 38 (1.19%) Intranet
3 22 (0.69%) HTTP
4 16 (0.50%) FTP
5 15 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.16%) SMS
7 4 (0.12%) SMTP
7 4 (0.12%) DNS
7 4 (0.12%) Extranet
7 4 (0.12%) Firewall
8 3 (0.094%) Broadband
9 2 (0.062%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.031%) Wireless
10 1 (0.031%) CHAP
10 1 (0.031%) CTI
10 1 (0.031%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.031%) LAN
10 1 (0.031%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 370 (11.55%) MySQL
3 183 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 156 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 152 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 138 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 62 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 54 (1.69%) Big Data
11 48 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 45 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (1.22%) Oracle Database
14 38 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
14 38 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 37 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 27 (0.84%) RavenDB
17 26 (0.81%) NoSQL
18 24 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
19 23 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 261 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 178 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 151 (4.71%) NUnit
4 139 (4.34%) Moq
5 132 (4.12%) Subversion
6 124 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
7 70 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 69 (2.15%) MSTest
9 60 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 59 (1.84%) Maven
11 57 (1.78%) JUnit
12 52 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 47 (1.47%) Selenium
14 44 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 40 (1.25%) JIRA
16 38 (1.19%) ReSharper
17 34 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 29 (0.91%) Ant
19 25 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
20 20 (0.62%) WATIR
General
1 589 (18.38%) Finance
2 205 (6.40%) Banking
3 173 (5.40%) Games
4 149 (4.65%) Marketing
5 93 (2.90%) Front Office
6 88 (2.75%) Retail
7 74 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 72 (2.25%) Advertising
9 60 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 45 (1.40%) Back Office
11 44 (1.37%) Law
12 39 (1.22%) Legal
13 23 (0.72%) Electronics
14 17 (0.53%) Publishing
15 16 (0.50%) Automotive
16 14 (0.44%) Billing
17 12 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.34%) Online Betting
19 10 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 10 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1623 (50.66%) .NET
2 1393 (43.48%) HTML
3 1193 (37.23%) CSS
4 1054 (32.90%) ASP.NET
5 763 (23.81%) jQuery
6 449 (14.01%) .NET Framework
7 412 (12.86%) HTML5
8 384 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 344 (10.74%) XML
10 314 (9.80%) Web Services
11 303 (9.46%) CSS3
12 269 (8.40%) WCF
13 235 (7.33%) WPF
14 222 (6.93%) WinForms
15 213 (6.65%) Ajax
16 147 (4.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 128 (4.00%) Spring
18 123 (3.84%) J2EE
19 120 (3.75%) LINQ
20 119 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 684 (21.35%) Computer Science
2 160 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (4.96%) Mathematics
4 111 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 108 (3.37%) User Experience
6 94 (2.93%) Open Source
7 88 (2.75%) Physics
8 83 (2.59%) Hedge funds
9 71 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
10 49 (1.53%) Derivative
11 43 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 39 (1.22%) Digital Media
13 33 (1.03%) Equities
14 32 (1.00%) Market Risk
15 30 (0.94%) Social Media
16 29 (0.91%) Fixed Income
16 29 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
17 26 (0.81%) Animation
18 25 (0.78%) Client/Server
19 21 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 255 (7.96%) Windows
2 216 (6.74%) Linux
3 91 (2.84%) Android
4 82 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 72 (2.25%) UNIX
6 15 (0.47%) Windows 8
7 13 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.22%) CentOS
12 6 (0.19%) Solaris
13 5 (0.16%) Debian
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.094%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.062%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.031%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.031%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 752 (23.47%) MVC
3 553 (17.26%) OO
4 399 (12.45%) TDD
5 390 (12.17%) Software Engineering
6 365 (11.39%) Scrum
7 246 (7.68%) OOP
8 234 (7.30%) Web Development
9 189 (5.90%) E-Commerce
10 174 (5.43%) BDD
11 165 (5.15%) Web Application Development
12 159 (4.96%) Unit Testing
13 156 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
14 154 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (4.00%) Kanban
16 110 (3.43%) CRM
17 85 (2.65%) MVVM
18 79 (2.47%) Analytics
19 78 (2.43%) Responsive Web Design
20 77 (2.40%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1635 (51.03%) C#
2 1374 (42.88%) JavaScript
3 1150 (35.89%) SQL
4 707 (22.07%) Java
5 498 (15.54%) PHP
6 380 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 364 (11.36%) C++
8 247 (7.71%) T-SQL
9 177 (5.52%) VB
10 168 (5.24%) Python
11 114 (3.56%) VBA
12 108 (3.37%) C
13 84 (2.62%) Ruby
14 73 (2.28%) PL/SQL
15 42 (1.31%) Perl
16 36 (1.12%) ActionScript
17 33 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 31 (0.97%) PHP5
19 29 (0.91%) PowerShell
20 27 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1001 (31.24%) Degree
2 72 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (1.44%) MCSD
4 42 (1.31%) MCTS
4 42 (1.31%) MCP
4 42 (1.31%) MCAD
5 25 (0.78%) PhD
6 15 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.12%) HND
8 4 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.062%) MCT
9 2 (0.062%) MCSE
9 2 (0.062%) CIMA
9 2 (0.062%) MBA
10 1 (0.031%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.031%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (1.90%) QA
2 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.031%) COREP
5 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.062%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.062%) Xen
2 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.062%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.062%) Puppet
3 1 (0.031%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 506 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 237 (7.40%) Oracle
3 93 (2.90%) Adobe
4 60 (1.87%) Google
5 43 (1.34%) Zend
6 30 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 28 (0.87%) Business Objects
7 28 (0.87%) SAP
8 27 (0.84%) Twitter
9 23 (0.72%) Cognos
9 23 (0.72%) Sybase
10 22 (0.69%) RedPrairie
11 20 (0.62%) Endeca
12 17 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.53%) Hyperion
13 16 (0.50%) IBM
13 16 (0.50%) Facebook
14 15 (0.47%) HP
15 12 (0.37%) JBoss
16 11 (0.34%) Informatica
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Scotland
Experis Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £250000000 - £350000000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Pension, Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-30k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Stanation
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum - training and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k plus fantastic bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Base + Full Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago