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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Programmer
Rank 876 833 815
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 28 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.073% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.077% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 28 76 61
Average salary £25,250 £25,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £21,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -10 28 £25,250 +1.00% 6
East of England +14 10 £25,000 -21.87% 1
South East -5 8 £30,000 +20.00%
London -16 5 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Suffolk +10 4 £25,000 +16.27%
Ipswich -2 4 £25,000 +16.27%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £23,000 - 1
City of London +32 3 £30,500 +41.86% 1
Surrey -5 2 £30,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £31,250 -
St Neots - 2 £22,500 -
Essex - 2 £25,250 -
Cambridge - 2 £26,500 - 1
Kent +14 1 £25,000 +21.95%
East Midlands +2 1 £22,500 -16.66%
Hampshire +2 1 £21,500 -
East Sussex +1 1 £26,000 +30.00%
Southampton -9 1 £21,500 -
Brighton -9 1 £26,000 +30.00%
South West -10 1 £21,500 +7.50%
West Midlands -13 1 £19,000 -26.92%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £28,500 -
North East - 1 £28,500 -
North West - 1 £22,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £19,000 -
Colchester - 1 £22,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £28,500 -
Northampton - 1 £22,500 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (60.00%) .NET
2 32 (58.18%) C#
3 31 (56.36%) HTML
4 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 22 (40.00%) SQL
6 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET
7 19 (34.55%) CSS
7 19 (34.55%) MVC
8 18 (32.73%) Java
8 18 (32.73%) jQuery
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 14 (25.45%) Degree
11 13 (23.64%) VB.NET
11 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 10 (18.18%) C++
14 9 (16.36%) OO
14 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.36%) Games
14 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (14.55%) XML
15 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
15 8 (14.55%) PHP
16 7 (12.73%) TDD
17 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
17 6 (10.91%) VB
17 6 (10.91%) Oracle
17 6 (10.91%) HTML5
17 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.82%) WordPress
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Mingle
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) RavenDB
4 3 (5.45%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) MSTest
3 3 (5.45%) NUnit
3 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.64%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) Xcode
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Sublime Text
General
1 9 (16.36%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) .NET
2 31 (56.36%) HTML
3 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET
4 19 (34.55%) CSS
5 18 (32.73%) jQuery
6 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.55%) XML
7 8 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.91%) HTML5
9 5 (9.09%) Spring
9 5 (9.09%) Web Services
10 4 (7.27%) JSP
10 4 (7.27%) CSS3
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (7.27%) RESTful
10 4 (7.27%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.45%) Sass
11 3 (5.45%) Servlets
11 3 (5.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Xbox
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) MVC
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) OO
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
5 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Content Management
7 3 (5.45%) CQRS
7 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) BDD
8 2 (3.64%) Game Development
8 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.64%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.64%) Market Research
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.00%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) VB.NET
6 10 (18.18%) C++
7 8 (14.55%) PHP
8 6 (10.91%) VB
9 5 (9.09%) Python
9 5 (9.09%) C
10 4 (7.27%) Objective-C
10 4 (7.27%) VB6
11 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.45%) COBOL
12 2 (3.64%) Ruby
13 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) Facebook
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