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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Programmer
Rank 864 891 832
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 34 36 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.031% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.033% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 49
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -20.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +23 34 £27,500 +13.40% 6
London +23 13 £30,000 +2.56% 2
South East +12 11 £27,500 +13.40% 1
East of England +21 6 £27,500 -5.17%
Surrey +16 5 £30,000 +12.14% 1
West Sussex - 4 £20,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £26,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £26,500 -
West Midlands -4 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
City of London +30 1 £33,000 +26.92%
East Sussex +22 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Berkshire +10 1 £27,500 +15.78%
Hampshire +10 1 £27,500 -8.33%
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Guildford +5 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Reading -4 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Slough - 1 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £37,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £27,500 -
Hove - 1 £19,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £25,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 -
Crawley - 1 £20,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,500 -

Junior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (50.82%) C#
1 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) HTML
3 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
4 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.15%) SQL
5 19 (31.15%) MVC
6 18 (29.51%) jQuery
7 17 (27.87%) Java
8 15 (24.59%) Degree
9 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
9 14 (22.95%) CSS
10 12 (19.67%) TDD
11 11 (18.03%) XML
12 10 (16.39%) Python
12 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
13 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
13 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
13 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
14 8 (13.11%) MySQL
14 8 (13.11%) C++
14 8 (13.11%) PHP
14 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (11.48%) Open Source
15 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (11.48%) Ruby
15 7 (11.48%) VB
16 6 (9.84%) Games
16 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse

Junior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Xcode
5 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 6 (9.84%) Games
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) HTML
3 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
4 18 (29.51%) jQuery
5 14 (22.95%) CSS
6 11 (18.03%) XML
7 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.56%) io.js
10 4 (6.56%) HTML5
10 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.56%) XML Schema
11 3 (4.92%) Web Services
11 3 (4.92%) JSP
11 3 (4.92%) Laravel
11 3 (4.92%) JSON
12 2 (3.28%) Apache Flex
12 2 (3.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) EPoS
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Xbox
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) MVC
3 12 (19.67%) TDD
4 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.48%) Open Source
6 6 (9.84%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Web Development
7 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) OO
8 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.28%) SDLC
10 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.28%) Market Research
11 1 (1.64%) Product Management
11 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.64%) Game Development
11 1 (1.64%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.15%) SQL
4 17 (27.87%) Java
5 10 (16.39%) Python
6 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.11%) C++
7 8 (13.11%) PHP
8 7 (11.48%) VB
8 7 (11.48%) Ruby
9 5 (8.20%) VB6
10 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
11 3 (4.92%) Apple Swift
12 2 (3.28%) Scala
13 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.64%) COBOL
13 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Apple
3 3 (4.92%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) HP
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