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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 221 225 241
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1468 1529 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.30% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.38% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1401 1228
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 0 1399 £27,500 +1.85% 260
London +18 549 £31,500 +5.00% 83
South East +2 281 £27,000 +8.00% 35
South West +9 125 £26,000 +4.00% 29
City of London +18 112 £34,000 +13.33% 30
East of England +5 107 £25,000 -3.84% 17
North West -4 101 £25,000 - 30
West Midlands -27 81 £25,000 - 18
East Midlands +19 77 £25,000 - 16
Yorkshire -24 75 £23,000 -4.16% 25
Surrey +14 71 £26,000 -8.77% 6
Bristol +9 51 £27,000 -0.91% 9
Hampshire +13 50 £27,500 +3.77% 11
Manchester -24 47 £25,000 +11.11% 14
East Sussex +24 40 £26,000 +13.04% 4
Essex +18 39 £25,000 -9.09% 6
Kent +16 38 £27,000 +8.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 35 £27,500 +12.24% 4
Brighton +21 33 £26,000 +13.04% 2
West Yorkshire -34 33 £23,000 -8.00% 10
Guildford +24 32 £30,000 +15.38%
Cheshire +2 32 £25,000 - 11
Berkshire -20 32 £25,000 +4.16% 6
Hertfordshire +11 31 £26,500 -3.63% 2
Birmingham -24 31 £25,000 -1.96% 1
Nottingham -1 29 £27,500 +12.24% 3
Leeds -19 28 £24,750 +1.02% 8
Warrington +5 24 £25,000 - 1
Scotland 0 24 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Colchester +16 22 £25,000 -7.40% 1

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1663 (53.68%) C#
2 1571 (50.71%) .NET
3 1423 (45.93%) JavaScript
4 1421 (45.87%) HTML
5 1204 (38.86%) CSS
6 1122 (36.22%) ASP.NET
7 1086 (35.05%) SQL
8 1051 (33.93%) Degree
9 1019 (32.89%) SQL Server
10 991 (31.99%) MVC
11 885 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 726 (23.43%) Java
13 714 (23.05%) Computer Science
14 661 (21.34%) jQuery
15 526 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 521 (16.82%) OO
17 513 (16.56%) Finance
18 507 (16.37%) TDD
19 481 (15.53%) PHP
20 464 (14.98%) Microsoft
21 420 (13.56%) HTML5
22 381 (12.30%) .NET Framework
23 370 (11.94%) MySQL
24 351 (11.33%) Software Engineering
25 341 (11.01%) Web Development
26 326 (10.52%) Scrum
27 314 (10.14%) VB.NET
28 284 (9.17%) WCF
28 284 (9.17%) XML
29 278 (8.97%) Linux

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 116 (3.74%) CMS
2 87 (2.81%) Node.js
3 77 (2.49%) IIS
4 69 (2.23%) WordPress
5 62 (2.00%) Apache
6 43 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 39 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 35 (1.13%) SharePoint
9 28 (0.90%) Drupal
10 27 (0.87%) JBoss
11 19 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.58%) Joomla!
13 14 (0.45%) Kentico
14 12 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.29%) ColdFusion
16 9 (0.29%) Moodle
17 8 (0.26%) Confluence
17 8 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 251 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 100 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 46 (1.48%) MS Office
4 30 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 29 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (0.61%) Fireworks
7 13 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
8 11 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (0.23%) InDesign
10 5 (0.16%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.097%) Mingle
12 2 (0.065%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.065%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 46 (1.48%) Magento
2 11 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.097%) Changepoint
5 3 (0.097%) AWD
6 2 (0.065%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.065%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.065%) Odoo
6 2 (0.065%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.065%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.065%) RMDS
7 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.032%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.032%) HFM
7 1 (0.032%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 84 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.26%) SaaS
4 32 (1.03%) GitHub
5 29 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.23%) Force.com
8 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.13%) IaaS
10 4 (0.13%) Heroku
11 3 (0.097%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.097%) PaaS
11 3 (0.097%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.032%) Trello
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.032%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.74%) Internet
2 22 (0.71%) HTTP
3 18 (0.58%) DNS
4 12 (0.39%) SSL
5 8 (0.26%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.26%) Broadband
6 7 (0.23%) NFC
7 6 (0.19%) FTP
7 6 (0.19%) Extranet
8 5 (0.16%) Intranet
8 5 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.16%) SMTP
9 2 (0.065%) DHCP
9 2 (0.065%) LAN
9 2 (0.065%) DMZ
9 2 (0.065%) RTP
9 2 (0.065%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.065%) RTSP
9 2 (0.065%) Skype
10 1 (0.032%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1019 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 370 (11.94%) MySQL
3 148 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 134 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 115 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 103 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 97 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 75 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 62 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 47 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (1.48%) Big Data
13 38 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 36 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 19 (0.61%) QlikView
19 14 (0.45%) CouchDB
19 14 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 232 (7.49%) Visual Studio
1 232 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 194 (6.26%) NUnit
3 151 (4.87%) Moq
4 149 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 99 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 95 (3.07%) MSTest
7 93 (3.00%) Subversion
8 63 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 55 (1.78%) JUnit
10 53 (1.71%) Maven
11 29 (0.94%) TeamCity
12 27 (0.87%) Jenkins
13 24 (0.77%) JIRA
14 18 (0.58%) Ant
15 17 (0.55%) Mercurial
16 16 (0.52%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.48%) Grunt
17 15 (0.48%) ReSharper
18 14 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 513 (16.56%) Finance
2 192 (6.20%) Games
3 160 (5.16%) Marketing
4 133 (4.29%) Banking
5 75 (2.42%) Retail
6 60 (1.94%) Advertising
7 49 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 40 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.07%) Legal
10 31 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 30 (0.97%) Front Office
12 29 (0.94%) Law
13 28 (0.90%) Automotive
14 27 (0.87%) Electronics
15 19 (0.61%) Back Office
15 19 (0.61%) Publishing
16 14 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.36%) Japanese Language
18 7 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1571 (50.71%) .NET
2 1421 (45.87%) HTML
3 1204 (38.86%) CSS
4 1122 (36.22%) ASP.NET
5 661 (21.34%) jQuery
6 526 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 420 (13.56%) HTML5
8 381 (12.30%) .NET Framework
9 284 (9.17%) XML
9 284 (9.17%) WCF
10 272 (8.78%) Web Services
11 263 (8.49%) CSS3
12 260 (8.39%) AngularJS
13 178 (5.75%) WPF
14 174 (5.62%) Ajax
15 156 (5.04%) Spring
16 143 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 136 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 134 (4.33%) WinForms
19 132 (4.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 714 (23.05%) Computer Science
2 181 (5.84%) Mathematics
3 166 (5.36%) User Experience
4 143 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 128 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 95 (3.07%) Inversion of Control
7 91 (2.94%) Physics
8 87 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (1.78%) Hedge funds
10 50 (1.61%) Social Media
11 47 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 35 (1.13%) Blog
13 24 (0.77%) W3C
14 23 (0.74%) Equities
14 23 (0.74%) Visualisation
14 23 (0.74%) Data Integration
15 22 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 22 (0.71%) Data Structures
16 20 (0.65%) Chemistry
17 18 (0.58%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 278 (8.97%) Linux
2 260 (8.39%) Windows
3 118 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 115 (3.71%) Android
5 70 (2.26%) UNIX
6 19 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.097%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.097%) HPUX
13 2 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.065%) CentOS
13 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.032%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (31.99%) MVC
2 885 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 521 (16.82%) OO
4 507 (16.37%) TDD
5 351 (11.33%) Software Engineering
6 341 (11.01%) Web Development
7 326 (10.52%) Scrum
8 240 (7.75%) Web Application Development
9 214 (6.91%) OOP
10 205 (6.62%) BDD
11 166 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
12 159 (5.13%) Kanban
13 140 (4.52%) E-Commerce
14 137 (4.42%) SDLC
15 111 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
16 104 (3.36%) Open Source
17 103 (3.32%) MVVM
18 102 (3.29%) Unit Testing
19 100 (3.23%) Analytics
20 91 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1663 (53.68%) C#
2 1423 (45.93%) JavaScript
3 1086 (35.05%) SQL
4 726 (23.43%) Java
5 481 (15.53%) PHP
6 314 (10.14%) VB.NET
7 271 (8.75%) C++
8 219 (7.07%) T-SQL
9 173 (5.58%) Python
10 144 (4.65%) VB
11 123 (3.97%) Ruby
12 81 (2.61%) C
13 53 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 49 (1.58%) VBA
14 49 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 43 (1.39%) PHP5
16 31 (1.00%) Perl
17 26 (0.84%) VBScript
18 18 (0.58%) VB6
19 17 (0.55%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1051 (33.93%) Degree
2 95 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (0.97%) MCSD
4 29 (0.94%) PhD
5 26 (0.84%) MCP
5 26 (0.84%) MCAD
5 26 (0.84%) MCTS
6 13 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 12 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.16%) MCPD
9 2 (0.065%) MOS
9 2 (0.065%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.065%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.032%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.032%) HNC
10 1 (0.032%) HND
10 1 (0.032%) MCSE
10 1 (0.032%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.032%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (0.19%) HL7
3 5 (0.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.065%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.032%) WAI
5 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.097%) vSphere
3 2 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.065%) iptables
4 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.032%) Docker
4 1 (0.032%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.32%) cPanel
3 8 (0.26%) Webmin
3 8 (0.26%) Plesk
4 5 (0.16%) Puppet
4 5 (0.16%) Nagios
5 3 (0.097%) Ansible
6 2 (0.065%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.065%) Control-M
7 1 (0.032%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.032%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 464 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 144 (4.65%) Oracle
3 80 (2.58%) Adobe
3 80 (2.58%) Google
4 68 (2.19%) Zend
5 40 (1.29%) Twitter
6 33 (1.07%) Facebook
7 15 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 14 (0.45%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.42%) SAP
9 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.36%) Sybase
10 11 (0.36%) Tableau
11 10 (0.32%) BT
12 9 (0.29%) Apple
13 8 (0.26%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.19%) IBM
14 6 (0.19%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.19%) VMware
15 5 (0.16%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30k per year
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Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
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London
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Equity + Great Working Environment
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Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
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London
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum
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Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Leading Benefits and Bonus Package
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Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: £30k-£40k, Health and Pension
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