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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Programmer
Rank 878 828 835
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 29 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.043% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.045% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 56
Average salary £26,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £22,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -3.29%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -49 24 £27,500 -14.06% 4
London -15 9 £29,750 -15.00% 2
South East -21 9 £25,000 -21.87% 1
Surrey -5 6 £24,500 -23.43%
City of London +10 5 £29,000 -17.14%
Scotland - 5 £26,000 -
South West -28 3 £20,000 -4.76%
Edinburgh - 3 £26,000 -
Bristol 0 2 £20,000 -
Hampshire -9 2 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Dorking -17 2 £24,500 -10.90%
East of England -22 2 £26,250 +16.66% 1
Aldershot - 2 £30,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £23,750 -
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £23,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £30,000 -
Luton - 1 £29,000 -
Reading - 1 £25,000 -
St Albans - 1 £23,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £30,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 64 (59.81%) C#
2 50 (46.73%) .NET
3 44 (41.12%) JavaScript
4 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 42 (39.25%) Degree
5 36 (33.64%) C++
5 36 (33.64%) MVC
6 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
7 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET
8 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
9 26 (24.30%) HTML
10 24 (22.43%) Computer Science
10 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
10 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
11 21 (19.63%) CSS
12 15 (14.02%) Advertising
13 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (13.08%) C
13 14 (13.08%) Finance
14 13 (12.15%) Java
14 13 (12.15%) VB.NET
14 13 (12.15%) jQuery
15 12 (11.21%) .NET Framework
15 12 (11.21%) VBA
15 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
15 12 (11.21%) Games
16 11 (10.28%) Windows
16 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
17 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Simulink
2 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Mingle
3 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) MySQL
6 2 (1.87%) Big Data
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) NUnit
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) MSTest
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (14.02%) Advertising
2 14 (13.08%) Finance
3 12 (11.21%) Games
4 6 (5.61%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.73%) .NET
2 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET
3 26 (24.30%) HTML
4 21 (19.63%) CSS
5 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.15%) jQuery
7 12 (11.21%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (7.48%) HTML5
9 8 (7.48%) Backbone.js
9 8 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (7.48%) Ember.js
9 8 (7.48%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.61%) WPF
10 6 (5.61%) CSS3
11 4 (3.74%) WinForms
11 4 (3.74%) XML
12 3 (2.80%) Flash
12 3 (2.80%) MFC
12 3 (2.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.54%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.67%) Physics
3 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile Games
4 2 (1.87%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) SCADA
5 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Android
3 2 (1.87%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) MVC
2 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
3 7 (6.54%) Financial Modelling
3 7 (6.54%) TDD
3 7 (6.54%) Data Management
4 6 (5.61%) OOP
4 6 (5.61%) OO
4 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.67%) ETL
5 5 (4.67%) Game Development
6 4 (3.74%) Operations Management
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) Investment Management
8 2 (1.87%) Android Development
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (1.87%) Multithreading
8 2 (1.87%) Logistics
8 2 (1.87%) Project Management
8 2 (1.87%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.81%) C#
2 44 (41.12%) JavaScript
3 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 36 (33.64%) C++
5 14 (13.08%) C
6 13 (12.15%) Java
6 13 (12.15%) VB.NET
7 12 (11.21%) VBA
8 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.74%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.74%) Python
10 3 (2.80%) XAML
11 2 (1.87%) Lua
11 2 (1.87%) VC++
11 2 (1.87%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.93%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (39.25%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) Interwoven
3 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.93%) Autodesk
3 1 (0.93%) SolidWorks
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