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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 216 217 240
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1643 1638 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.41% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.49% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1484 1212
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 1561 £27,500 +3.77% 242
London +8 617 £32,500 +3.17% 62
South East +13 358 £26,000 +4.00% 42
City of London +33 155 £35,000 +7.69% 12
South West +7 105 £26,000 +8.33% 31
Yorkshire -5 101 £23,000 +2.22% 13
East of England +15 98 £25,000 - 21
North West -45 92 £25,000 +4.16% 28
East Midlands +14 89 £26,000 +6.12% 22
West Midlands -24 89 £25,000 +11.11% 20
Surrey +13 87 £26,000 - 7
West Yorkshire +16 69 £23,000 +2.22% 8
Hampshire +16 58 £27,500 +5.76% 14
Manchester -29 53 £23,000 -2.12% 13
Kent +34 47 £25,000 - 2
Leeds +8 47 £23,000 +2.22% 6
Berkshire -14 45 £25,000 -5.66%
Essex +20 44 £25,000 -7.40% 5
Nottinghamshire +6 42 £26,000 +4.00% 8
Bristol +12 38 £27,250 -0.90% 5
East Sussex +23 36 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Brighton +28 32 £27,500 +12.24%
West Sussex +5 30 £22,500 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 30 £27,500 -3.50% 7
Scotland -8 28 £26,250 -3.66% 4
Nottingham +1 26 £27,500 +12.24% 7
Oxfordshire -3 25 £25,000 +6.38% 4
Cheshire -17 25 £25,000 - 9
Hertfordshire -6 24 £25,000 -5.66% 9
Warwickshire +5 23 £27,500 +22.22% 4

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1636 (53.41%) C#
2 1531 (49.98%) .NET
3 1414 (46.16%) HTML
4 1389 (45.35%) JavaScript
5 1197 (39.08%) CSS
6 1094 (35.72%) SQL
7 1083 (35.36%) ASP.NET
8 1036 (33.82%) Degree
9 1023 (33.40%) SQL Server
10 1014 (33.10%) MVC
11 925 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
12 731 (23.87%) Java
13 691 (22.56%) Computer Science
13 691 (22.56%) jQuery
14 546 (17.83%) TDD
15 533 (17.40%) Finance
16 529 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 464 (15.15%) PHP
18 437 (14.27%) OO
19 409 (13.35%) Microsoft
20 399 (13.03%) HTML5
21 395 (12.90%) MySQL
22 369 (12.05%) .NET Framework
23 347 (11.33%) Software Engineering
24 326 (10.64%) Web Development
25 299 (9.76%) Linux
26 297 (9.70%) Scrum
27 289 (9.44%) WCF
28 283 (9.24%) AngularJS
29 271 (8.85%) Web Services

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 124 (4.05%) CMS
2 87 (2.84%) Node.js
3 80 (2.61%) Apache
4 75 (2.45%) WordPress
5 68 (2.22%) IIS
6 54 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.44%) Umbraco
8 42 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 31 (1.01%) JBoss
10 22 (0.72%) Drupal
11 17 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (0.42%) Kentico
14 11 (0.36%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.33%) Joomla!
15 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 219 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 78 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 45 (1.47%) MS Office
4 24 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.52%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
8 8 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.16%) InDesign
10 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.065%) HipChat
11 2 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.065%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.033%) Maya
12 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (1.40%) Magento
2 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.098%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.098%) Endur
5 3 (0.098%) AWD
6 2 (0.065%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.065%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.065%) Summit
7 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.033%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.033%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.033%) Shopify
7 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (1.53%) SaaS
3 41 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.75%) GitHub
5 20 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.098%) IaaS
11 2 (0.065%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.065%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.065%) Firebase
11 2 (0.065%) Force.com
11 2 (0.065%) Heroku
12 1 (0.033%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.033%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.033%) Office 365
12 1 (0.033%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.11%) Internet
2 30 (0.98%) HTTP
3 18 (0.59%) DNS
4 17 (0.56%) Intranet
5 13 (0.42%) Extranet
6 11 (0.36%) SSL
7 9 (0.29%) SMTP
8 8 (0.26%) Broadband
8 8 (0.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.20%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.20%) NFC
10 5 (0.16%) FTP
11 4 (0.13%) Firewall
12 3 (0.098%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.098%) DMZ
13 2 (0.065%) RTP
13 2 (0.065%) Telnet
13 2 (0.065%) SSH
13 2 (0.065%) RTSP
14 1 (0.033%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1023 (33.40%) SQL Server
2 395 (12.90%) MySQL
3 148 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 130 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 110 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 102 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 88 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 83 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 69 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 48 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (1.47%) Big Data
12 41 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 28 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (0.82%) RDBMS
17 20 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (0.59%) Hadoop
19 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 13 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 256 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 181 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 168 (5.48%) NUnit
4 130 (4.24%) Moq
5 121 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
6 116 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 103 (3.36%) Subversion
8 85 (2.78%) MSTest
9 68 (2.22%) JUnit
10 63 (2.06%) Eclipse
11 55 (1.80%) Maven
12 35 (1.14%) Jenkins
13 29 (0.95%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.78%) JIRA
15 22 (0.72%) Mercurial
16 19 (0.62%) Grunt
17 18 (0.59%) ReSharper
17 18 (0.59%) Ant
18 16 (0.52%) Selenium
19 13 (0.42%) Mockito
General
1 533 (17.40%) Finance
2 194 (6.33%) Marketing
3 165 (5.39%) Games
4 132 (4.31%) Banking
5 78 (2.55%) Advertising
6 77 (2.51%) Retail
7 58 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.34%) Front Office
10 31 (1.01%) Law
11 29 (0.95%) Legal
12 24 (0.78%) Electronics
13 21 (0.69%) Automotive
14 20 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 20 (0.65%) Publishing
15 19 (0.62%) Back Office
16 15 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.33%) Japanese Language
18 6 (0.20%) Local Government
18 6 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1531 (49.98%) .NET
2 1414 (46.16%) HTML
3 1197 (39.08%) CSS
4 1083 (35.36%) ASP.NET
5 691 (22.56%) jQuery
6 529 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 399 (13.03%) HTML5
8 369 (12.05%) .NET Framework
9 289 (9.44%) WCF
10 283 (9.24%) AngularJS
11 271 (8.85%) Web Services
12 261 (8.52%) XML
13 242 (7.90%) CSS3
14 200 (6.53%) WPF
15 186 (6.07%) Spring
16 158 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 157 (5.13%) Ajax
18 141 (4.60%) LINQ
19 132 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 124 (4.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 691 (22.56%) Computer Science
2 167 (5.45%) User Experience
3 165 (5.39%) Mathematics
4 163 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 84 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
7 78 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 78 (2.55%) Physics
8 61 (1.99%) Hedge funds
9 52 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 48 (1.57%) Social Media
11 31 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 30 (0.98%) Equities
13 27 (0.88%) Blog
14 26 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 25 (0.82%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.78%) W3C
17 23 (0.75%) Raspberry Pi
18 21 (0.69%) Data Integration
19 19 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 299 (9.76%) Linux
2 224 (7.31%) Windows
3 122 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 113 (3.69%) Android
5 82 (2.68%) UNIX
6 23 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.16%) CentOS
11 5 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.065%) Debian
13 2 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.033%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (33.10%) MVC
2 925 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (17.83%) TDD
4 437 (14.27%) OO
5 347 (11.33%) Software Engineering
6 326 (10.64%) Web Development
7 297 (9.70%) Scrum
8 242 (7.90%) OOP
9 224 (7.31%) Web Application Development
10 212 (6.92%) BDD
11 162 (5.29%) SDLC
12 158 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (4.21%) Kanban
14 123 (4.02%) E-Commerce
15 115 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
16 112 (3.66%) Unit Testing
17 90 (2.94%) OOD
18 86 (2.81%) Analytics
19 85 (2.78%) MVVM
20 82 (2.68%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1636 (53.41%) C#
2 1389 (45.35%) JavaScript
3 1094 (35.72%) SQL
4 731 (23.87%) Java
5 464 (15.15%) PHP
6 261 (8.52%) VB.NET
7 254 (8.29%) C++
8 223 (7.28%) T-SQL
9 165 (5.39%) Python
10 132 (4.31%) Ruby
11 124 (4.05%) VB
12 82 (2.68%) C
13 65 (2.12%) PL/SQL
14 51 (1.67%) VBA
15 48 (1.57%) Objective-C
16 47 (1.53%) PHP5
17 33 (1.08%) Perl
18 28 (0.91%) Scala
19 24 (0.78%) VB6
20 18 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1036 (33.82%) Degree
2 79 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (0.91%) MCSD
4 26 (0.85%) MCP
5 25 (0.82%) MCAD
5 25 (0.82%) MCTS
6 20 (0.65%) PhD
7 7 (0.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.16%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.13%) CFA
9 4 (0.13%) MCPD
10 3 (0.098%) HND
11 2 (0.065%) MOS
11 2 (0.065%) OCA
11 2 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.065%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.065%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.033%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.033%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.033%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (2.97%) QA
2 5 (0.16%) HL7
3 4 (0.13%) AIFMD
4 3 (0.098%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.065%) SLA
5 2 (0.065%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.098%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.033%) vSphere
2 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.033%) Docker
2 1 (0.033%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (0.36%) cPanel
2 9 (0.29%) Ansible
3 8 (0.26%) Webmin
3 8 (0.26%) Plesk
4 5 (0.16%) Nagios
4 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.13%) Puppet
6 2 (0.065%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.033%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.033%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.033%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.033%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 409 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 147 (4.80%) Oracle
3 79 (2.58%) Google
4 65 (2.12%) Zend
5 50 (1.63%) Adobe
6 32 (1.04%) Twitter
7 28 (0.91%) EPiServer
8 25 (0.82%) Facebook
9 24 (0.78%) SAP
10 19 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 16 (0.52%) Apple
12 13 (0.42%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.39%) Sony
14 11 (0.36%) Sybase
15 10 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.26%) Tableau
17 7 (0.23%) Perforce
17 7 (0.23%) IBM
17 7 (0.23%) Xamarin
18 6 (0.20%) Appcelerator
Chichester, Sussex
ITR Partners Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Concept Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k+ benefits and market leading bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago