The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Programmer
Rank 864 878 831
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 40 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.027% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.029% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 43
Average salary £25,000 £26,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £26,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +23.80%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Programmer within the UK.

Junior Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Programmer over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Junior Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Programmer
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 Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
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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 +22 39 £25,000 -13.79% 2
South East +13 13 £20,000 -23.80%
London +2 13 £32,500 +9.24% 1
East of England +3 6 £25,000 -4.76% 1
West Sussex - 6 £20,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £25,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 4 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
Hampshire +18 3 £19,500 -35.00%
Crawley - 3 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
Berkshire +19 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Reading +8 2 £26,250 +5.00%
Surrey +1 2 £26,125 +6.63%
Farnborough - 2 £19,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £25,000 -
City of London +30 1 £33,000 +13.79% 1
Scotland +5 1 - -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Guildford -1 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £27,500 -
Epsom - 1 £24,750 -
Slough - 1 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Hove - 1 £19,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 32 (44.44%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) .NET
3 28 (38.89%) HTML
3 28 (38.89%) Java
4 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.94%) SQL
5 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 21 (29.17%) Degree
6 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
7 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 16 (22.22%) MVC
8 15 (20.83%) jQuery
9 14 (19.44%) CSS
10 13 (18.06%) TDD
11 12 (16.67%) MySQL
12 11 (15.28%) XML
13 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.89%) Ruby
14 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
15 8 (11.11%) VB
15 8 (11.11%) Python
15 8 (11.11%) Open Source
16 7 (9.72%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
16 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
16 7 (9.72%) C++

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) Apache
1 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.33%) SAS
3 4 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) MTS
5 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.39%) Liferay
5 1 (1.39%) Quickr
5 1 (1.39%) IBM Connections
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) Maven
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) Xcode
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Games
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.39%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) .NET
2 28 (38.89%) HTML
3 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 15 (20.83%) jQuery
5 14 (19.44%) CSS
6 11 (15.28%) XML
7 7 (9.72%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (8.33%) WCF
8 6 (8.33%) Web Services
9 5 (6.94%) Apache Flex
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (5.56%) io.js
10 4 (5.56%) WPF
10 4 (5.56%) WinForms
10 4 (5.56%) XML Schema
10 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.78%) EPoS
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Xbox
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
1 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.22%) MVC
3 13 (18.06%) TDD
4 8 (11.11%) Open Source
5 7 (9.72%) OO
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 6 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (6.94%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) SOA
8 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.56%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.78%) Market Research
9 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.78%) SDLC
10 1 (1.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.89%) Ruby
6 9 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 8 (11.11%) Python
7 8 (11.11%) VB
8 7 (9.72%) C++
9 6 (8.33%) PHP
9 6 (8.33%) VB6
10 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.17%) Scala
10 3 (4.17%) Go
10 3 (4.17%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.39%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (1.39%) Delphi
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.17%) Apple
4 2 (2.78%) Google
4 2 (2.78%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Perforce
5 1 (1.39%) OpenText
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