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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Programmer
Rank 859 875 829
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 36 51 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.043% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.046% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 52
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Junior Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Programmer
Top 27 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 6 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 +9 36 £30,000 +20.00% 7
London +12 12 £30,250 +21.00% 3
East of England +15 11 £25,000 -0.99% 1
South East 0 10 £30,000 +20.00%
Surrey +11 7 £30,000 -
Suffolk +2 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Ipswich -10 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £26,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £26,500 -
City of London +30 3 £33,000 +53.48% 1
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £36,250 -
Essex - 2 £33,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £36,250 -
Guildford +9 1 £27,500 +10.00%
East Midlands 0 1 - -
Reading -1 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Hampshire -1 1 £27,500 +12.24%
Berkshire -2 1 £27,500 +15.78%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Slough - 1 £27,500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £27,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £20,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (57.38%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) .NET
3 29 (47.54%) HTML
4 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
5 23 (37.70%) SQL
6 22 (36.07%) MVC
7 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
7 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (29.51%) CSS
8 18 (29.51%) Java
8 18 (29.51%) jQuery
9 17 (27.87%) Degree
10 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
11 13 (21.31%) TDD
12 12 (19.67%) XML
12 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
13 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.39%) PHP
14 10 (16.39%) Python
15 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
16 8 (13.11%) Web Development
16 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (13.11%) Games
16 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
16 8 (13.11%) C++
16 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
17 7 (11.48%) VB
17 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.48%) OO
17 7 (11.48%) HTML5

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (9.84%) SAS
2 4 (6.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Mingle
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 5 (8.20%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) RavenDB
5 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) MSTest
4 3 (4.92%) NUnit
4 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.28%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 8 (13.11%) Games
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 29 (47.54%) HTML
3 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
4 18 (29.51%) CSS
4 18 (29.51%) jQuery
5 12 (19.67%) XML
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.48%) HTML5
9 6 (9.84%) Web Services
10 5 (8.20%) CSS3
11 4 (6.56%) RESTful
11 4 (6.56%) JSP
11 4 (6.56%) XML Schema
11 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (4.92%) Laravel
12 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Xbox
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) MVC
2 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.31%) TDD
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.11%) Web Development
5 7 (11.48%) OO
6 6 (9.84%) Open Source
6 6 (9.84%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.92%) BDD
9 3 (4.92%) CQRS
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.28%) Content Management
10 2 (3.28%) Analytics
10 2 (3.28%) Market Research
10 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
10 2 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) C#
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 18 (29.51%) Java
5 10 (16.39%) PHP
5 10 (16.39%) Python
6 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.11%) C++
8 7 (11.48%) VB
9 6 (9.84%) Ruby
10 5 (8.20%) VB6
11 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
12 2 (3.28%) Scala
12 2 (3.28%) COBOL
13 1 (1.64%) C
13 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.56%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Facebook
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce
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