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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Programmer
Rank 852 817 813
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 26 76 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.074% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.078% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 23 70 60
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £26,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-11.32% +17.77%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Junior Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Programmer
Top 25 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 30 January 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 -47 26 £25,000 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -7 7 £22,000 -14.56% 1
Yorkshire -7 6 £30,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -3 4 £25,000 -4.76%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £27,000 -1.81%
Birmingham -8 4 £22,000 -14.56%
East of England -8 4 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Leeds +2 3 - -
South West -10 3 £21,500 -19.95%
London -26 3 £30,000 - 1
South East -52 3 £21,500 -28.33%
St Albans - 3 £27,000 -
North Yorkshire +14 2 £35,000 +55.55%
York +14 2 £35,000 +55.55%
Gloucestershire - 2 £21,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £21,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £28,500 -
Evesham - 2 £28,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £21,500 -
Bristol - 1 £23,000 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £20,000 -
Wotton-under-Edge - 1 £21,500 -
Petersfield - 1 £24,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £20,000 -
Andover - 1 £19,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (53.57%) C#
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.00%) Degree
4 26 (46.43%) HTML
5 21 (37.50%) CSS
6 18 (32.14%) Java
6 18 (32.14%) MVC
7 17 (30.36%) OO
7 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
8 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
9 15 (26.79%) SQL
10 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.21%) CSS3
10 13 (23.21%) HTML5
11 12 (21.43%) Games
12 11 (19.64%) C++
12 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
12 11 (19.64%) jQuery
13 10 (17.86%) Windows
14 9 (16.07%) Web Services
14 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
14 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
14 9 (16.07%) TDD
14 9 (16.07%) NUnit
14 9 (16.07%) Web Development
14 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.79%) WordPress
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Mingle
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.07%) RavenDB
2 9 (16.07%) Neo4j
3 7 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
1 9 (16.07%) NUnit
1 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.07%) MSTest
1 9 (16.07%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (21.43%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) HTML
3 21 (37.50%) CSS
4 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
5 13 (23.21%) CSS3
5 13 (23.21%) HTML5
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (19.64%) jQuery
7 9 (16.07%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.07%) RESTful
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (7.14%) Ajax
8 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.14%) Spring
8 4 (7.14%) XML
9 3 (5.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.57%) J2EE
10 2 (3.57%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) OO
3 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Web Development
6 9 (16.07%) BDD
6 9 (16.07%) CQRS
7 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.14%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.57%) ETL
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.79%) Analytics
9 1 (1.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.79%) Android Development
9 1 (1.79%) Functional Programming
9 1 (1.79%) Line Management
9 1 (1.79%) Game Development
9 1 (1.79%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.14%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) C++
6 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
6 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 5 (8.93%) C
9 3 (5.36%) VBA
9 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) Lua
10 2 (3.57%) VB
10 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.57%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (3.57%) UnrealScript
11 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.79%) COBOL
11 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
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