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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Programmer
Rank 866 830 828
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 30 41 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.040% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 57
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

Junior Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Programmer
Top 24 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 23 October 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 29 £23,500 -21.66% 5
London -20 10 £32,500 +0.77% 2
East of England -6 7 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £23,500 - 1
St Albans - 6 £23,500 -
South East -20 5 £24,500 -3.92%
West Midlands - 5 £21,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £21,500 -
Warwick - 4 £21,500 -
City of London +16 3 £26,000 -20.00%
Surrey - 3 £24,500 -
Dorking - 2 £24,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Hampshire -12 1 £30,000 -14.28%
South West -27 1 £20,500 -2.38% 1
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £26,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £21,500 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £20,000 -
Scotland - 1 £26,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 38 (54.29%) C#
2 37 (52.86%) Degree
3 31 (44.29%) .NET
4 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
6 22 (31.43%) C++
7 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 19 (27.14%) SQL
9 16 (22.86%) HTML
10 15 (21.43%) CSS
11 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 14 (20.00%) Games
11 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 13 (18.57%) OO
12 13 (18.57%) MVC
13 12 (17.14%) HTML5
14 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (15.71%) CSS3
14 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.71%) Windows
14 11 (15.71%) Java
14 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
15 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
15 10 (14.29%) Finance
15 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.43%) C
16 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (10.00%) TDD
17 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
17 7 (10.00%) T-SQL

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) Mingle
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.43%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.57%) RavenDB
3 6 (8.57%) Neo4j
3 6 (8.57%) MySQL
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) NUnit
2 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) MSTest
2 6 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (20.00%) Games
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) HTML
3 15 (21.43%) CSS
4 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.14%) HTML5
6 11 (15.71%) CSS3
7 7 (10.00%) Web Services
7 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (8.57%) RESTful
8 6 (8.57%) jQuery
9 4 (5.71%) Ajax
9 4 (5.71%) XML
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.29%) MFC
10 3 (4.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (4.29%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.29%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.71%) Physics
5 3 (4.29%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) SCADA
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.43%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.57%) OO
2 13 (18.57%) MVC
3 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.00%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) ETL
5 6 (8.57%) Web Development
5 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.57%) BDD
5 6 (8.57%) CQRS
6 5 (7.14%) Game Development
7 4 (5.71%) OO PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.86%) Android Development
9 2 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (2.86%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.86%) OOP
9 2 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (31.43%) C++
4 19 (27.14%) SQL
5 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
5 11 (15.71%) Java
6 8 (11.43%) C
7 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.57%) VBA
8 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.14%) PHP
10 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.29%) Lua
11 2 (2.86%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (2.86%) UnrealScript
11 2 (2.86%) VC++
11 2 (2.86%) Python
11 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.86%) VB
11 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.43%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.43%) SolidWorks
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