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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Programmer
Rank 869 832 812
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 28 58 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.053% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.056% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 65
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,900 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £25,750 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-14.56% +17.04%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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 -28 28 £22,500 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -2 8 £21,500 -16.50%
London 0 7 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Hertfordshire -14 4 £23,500 -14.54%
West Yorkshire -14 4 £25,000 -
East of England -16 4 £23,500 -14.54%
Yorkshire -25 4 £25,000 -
South East -2 3 £20,000 -30.43%
Leeds -5 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £21,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £21,500 -
Birmingham -8 2 £22,000 -14.56%
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
St Albans - 2 £23,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £22,250 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £28,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £20,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £20,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £21,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £19,000 -
Bristol - 1 £23,000 - 1
Evesham - 1 £28,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £21,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £21,500 -
Andover - 1 £19,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £20,000 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (52.54%) Degree
2 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 29 (49.15%) C#
3 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
4 20 (33.90%) HTML
5 17 (28.81%) SQL
6 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
6 16 (27.12%) CSS
6 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
7 15 (25.42%) OO
7 15 (25.42%) Java
7 15 (25.42%) C++
8 13 (22.03%) MVC
9 12 (20.34%) Games
9 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.64%) VB.NET
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.95%) HTML5
11 10 (16.95%) CSS3
12 9 (15.25%) jQuery
12 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.56%) Finance
14 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (11.86%) MySQL
14 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
14 7 (11.86%) PHP
14 7 (11.86%) Windows
15 6 (10.17%) T-SQL

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Mingle
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.69%) Simulink
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) RavenDB
3 6 (10.17%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
1 6 (10.17%) NUnit
1 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.17%) MSTest
1 6 (10.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.69%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (20.34%) Games
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) HTML
3 16 (27.12%) CSS
4 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.95%) HTML5
5 10 (16.95%) CSS3
6 9 (15.25%) jQuery
7 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.17%) RESTful
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
8 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (8.47%) XML
10 4 (6.78%) Ajax
11 3 (5.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (3.39%) Unreal Engine
12 2 (3.39%) REST
12 2 (3.39%) Symfony
12 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
13 1 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Physics
4 3 (5.08%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Open Source
6 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) OO
2 13 (22.03%) MVC
3 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.17%) CQRS
6 6 (10.17%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) Web Development
7 4 (6.78%) OO PHP
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.08%) ETL
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.39%) OOP
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
9 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.39%) Game Development
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) C++
4 15 (25.42%) Java
5 11 (18.64%) VB.NET
6 7 (11.86%) PHP
7 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.47%) C
9 4 (6.78%) VBA
10 2 (3.39%) Python
10 2 (3.39%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (3.39%) UnrealScript
10 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
10 2 (3.39%) VB
10 2 (3.39%) Lua
11 1 (1.69%) COBOL
11 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Apple
4 1 (1.69%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.69%) SolidWorks
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