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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Programmer
Rank 855 815 810
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 26 77 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.073% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.077% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 24 71 57
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £33,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +6.38%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -52 26 £23,500 -21.66% 6
West Midlands -10 8 £22,000 - 1
East of England +2 7 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £22,000 -
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Hertfordshire -5 3 £27,000 -1.81%
London -11 3 £27,500 -8.33% 2
St Albans - 3 £27,000 -
Staffordshire -5 2 £19,000 -13.63%
South East -51 2 £22,750 -9.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £28,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
St Neots - 2 £22,500 - 1
Uttoxeter - 2 £19,000 -
York - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £22,750 -
Evesham - 2 £28,500 -
Leeds - 2 - -
City of London -3 1 £25,500 -19.36% 1
South West -15 1 £21,500 -19.95% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £28,500 -
North East - 1 £28,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £23,000 -
Colchester - 1 £22,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £28,500 -
Petersfield - 1 £24,000 -
Southampton - 1 £21,500 -
Essex - 1 £22,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 33 (57.89%) .NET
3 32 (56.14%) HTML
4 31 (54.39%) C#
5 26 (45.61%) CSS
6 23 (40.35%) Degree
7 22 (38.60%) MVC
8 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 18 (31.58%) Java
9 18 (31.58%) SQL
10 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
11 16 (28.07%) OO
12 15 (26.32%) jQuery
12 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (24.56%) HTML5
14 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
14 13 (22.81%) CSS3
15 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
16 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
16 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (17.54%) Web Development
16 10 (17.54%) Games
16 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
16 10 (17.54%) PHP
16 10 (17.54%) C++
17 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
17 9 (15.79%) Windows
17 9 (15.79%) Web Services

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Mingle
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.79%) RavenDB
2 9 (15.79%) Neo4j
3 7 (12.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.79%) MSTest
2 9 (15.79%) TeamCity
2 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (15.79%) NUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.75%) Sublime Text
General
1 10 (17.54%) Games
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
2 32 (56.14%) HTML
3 26 (45.61%) CSS
4 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 15 (26.32%) jQuery
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (24.56%) HTML5
7 13 (22.81%) CSS3
8 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (15.79%) RESTful
9 9 (15.79%) Web Services
9 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.53%) XML
11 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.02%) Spring
12 4 (7.02%) Ajax
12 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
12 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 3 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Physics
3 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) MVC
2 16 (28.07%) OO
3 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Web Development
7 9 (15.79%) BDD
7 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 9 (15.79%) CQRS
8 4 (7.02%) OO PHP
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Content Management
9 3 (5.26%) Analytics
10 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.51%) ETL
10 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
11 1 (1.75%) Scrum
11 1 (1.75%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 31 (54.39%) C#
3 18 (31.58%) Java
3 18 (31.58%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) PHP
4 10 (17.54%) C++
5 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.53%) Python
7 4 (7.02%) C
8 3 (5.26%) COBOL
8 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.51%) VB
9 2 (3.51%) Lua
9 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.51%) UnrealScript
10 1 (1.75%) VBA
10 1 (1.75%) VB6
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Apple
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