The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Developer
Rank 690 727 727
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 208 168 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 191 157 141
Average salary £26,000 £24,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.05% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,150 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £24,250
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -7.21%

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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Software Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer within the UK.

Junior Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Junior Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 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 +34 204 £26,000 +6.12% 28
South East +31 70 £24,750 +7.60% 14
London +30 52 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire -21 22 £24,500 +8.88% 3
Berkshire +38 19 £25,000 +13.63% 1
East of England -18 19 £25,000 -3.84% 1
North West -4 16 £25,000 +16.27% 1
Hampshire -13 15 £27,500 +22.22% 6
Hertfordshire +3 14 £25,000 +16.27%
Manchester -9 12 £25,000 +16.27% 1
West Sussex - 12 £24,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +18 11 £22,500 -18.18% 2
South Yorkshire - 11 £20,500 -
Crawley - 11 £24,500 -
East Midlands +16 10 £20,000 -9.09% 3
South West -36 9 £22,500 -2.17% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 8 £20,000 -11.11% 1
Oxford +18 8 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Nottingham +14 7 £20,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -22 7 £30,500 +7.01%
Bristol -4 6 £26,000 +18.18% 1
Sheffield - 6 £20,500 -
St Albans - 6 £23,500 -
Basingstoke +11 5 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Hull - 5 £25,000 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 -
Southampton +6 4 £26,750 +21.59% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 4 £27,500 +25.00%
North East -12 4 £27,500 +25.00%
Tyne and Wear -14 4 £27,500 +25.00%

Junior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 315 (72.58%) C#
2 296 (68.20%) .NET
3 214 (49.31%) SQL
4 204 (47.00%) JavaScript
5 191 (44.01%) ASP.NET
6 188 (43.32%) HTML
7 185 (42.63%) SQL Server
8 171 (39.40%) Degree
9 130 (29.95%) CSS
9 130 (29.95%) Computer Science
10 122 (28.11%) Software Engineering
11 118 (27.19%) Java
12 114 (26.27%) C++
13 103 (23.73%) Microsoft
14 98 (22.58%) OO
15 91 (20.97%) MVC
16 85 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
17 75 (17.28%) XML
18 69 (15.90%) .NET Framework
19 66 (15.21%) VB.NET
20 61 (14.06%) jQuery
21 60 (13.82%) Web Services
22 59 (13.59%) Finance
23 53 (12.21%) Windows
24 50 (11.52%) HTML5
25 47 (10.83%) MS Excel
26 42 (9.68%) Visual Studio
27 41 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
28 40 (9.22%) WCF
29 39 (8.99%) Ajax

Junior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.00%) Node.js
3 12 (2.76%) Apache Solr
4 8 (1.84%) IIS
5 7 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Kentico
9 1 (0.23%) Documentum
9 1 (0.23%) FileNet
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.38%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.46%) SaaS
2 11 (2.53%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.61%) FTP
2 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.92%) SMTP
3 4 (0.92%) Firewall
4 3 (0.69%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) CTI
5 1 (0.23%) SNMP
5 1 (0.23%) LAN
5 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (42.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.60%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.22%) MySQL
5 18 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.38%) RavenDB
10 6 (1.38%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.15%) MS Access
11 5 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.92%) Big Data
12 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.69%) DB2
13 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.23%) OLAP
15 1 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 42 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.53%) JUnit
3 18 (4.15%) Subversion
4 15 (3.46%) Maven
5 11 (2.53%) Selenium
5 11 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 11 (2.53%) Hudson
6 10 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.07%) NUnit
8 6 (1.38%) MSTest
8 6 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.15%) JIRA
9 5 (1.15%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.23%) ProC
11 1 (0.23%) Log4j
11 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 59 (13.59%) Finance
2 36 (8.29%) Banking
3 29 (6.68%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.38%) Front Office
5 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.00%) Automotive
6 13 (3.00%) Games
7 12 (2.76%) Marketing
8 11 (2.53%) Retail
9 10 (2.30%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.15%) Back Office
11 3 (0.69%) Law
12 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (68.20%) .NET
2 191 (44.01%) ASP.NET
3 188 (43.32%) HTML
4 130 (29.95%) CSS
5 75 (17.28%) XML
6 69 (15.90%) .NET Framework
7 61 (14.06%) jQuery
8 60 (13.82%) Web Services
9 50 (11.52%) HTML5
10 41 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (9.22%) WCF
12 39 (8.99%) Ajax
13 33 (7.60%) WPF
14 32 (7.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 30 (6.91%) WinForms
16 28 (6.45%) RESTful
17 19 (4.38%) CSS3
17 19 (4.38%) Spring
18 18 (4.15%) SOAP
18 18 (4.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 130 (29.95%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.37%) Mathematics
3 27 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.84%) Equities
6 19 (4.38%) Derivative
6 19 (4.38%) Equity Derivative
6 19 (4.38%) Physics
7 15 (3.46%) Open Source
7 15 (3.46%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.84%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.15%) User Experience
11 4 (0.92%) Kindle
11 4 (0.92%) CUDA
11 4 (0.92%) Social Network
11 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.21%) Windows
2 38 (8.76%) Linux
3 10 (2.30%) Android
4 9 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.15%) UNIX
6 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.11%) Software Engineering
2 98 (22.58%) OO
3 91 (20.97%) MVC
4 85 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (8.76%) Web Development
6 36 (8.29%) TDD
7 29 (6.68%) OOP
8 27 (6.22%) Unit Testing
9 26 (5.99%) Scrum
10 20 (4.61%) UML
11 18 (4.15%) BDD
12 15 (3.46%) Pair Programming
13 12 (2.76%) Automated Testing
13 12 (2.76%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (2.07%) MVVM
14 9 (2.07%) CRM
14 9 (2.07%) SOA
15 8 (1.84%) Software Architecture
16 7 (1.61%) Game Development
16 7 (1.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 315 (72.58%) C#
2 214 (49.31%) SQL
3 204 (47.00%) JavaScript
4 118 (27.19%) Java
5 114 (26.27%) C++
6 66 (15.21%) VB.NET
7 34 (7.83%) C
8 22 (5.07%) PHP
9 20 (4.61%) T-SQL
10 19 (4.38%) Python
11 15 (3.46%) VB
12 11 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.30%) VBA
14 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.61%) COBOL
16 6 (1.38%) Perl
16 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.15%) XPath
18 4 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 171 (39.40%) Degree
2 10 (2.30%) PhD
3 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.23%) MCSD
5 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.69%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.23%) Firmware
1 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.22%) Oracle
3 6 (1.38%) SAP
4 4 (0.92%) IBM
4 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.92%) Kofax
5 2 (0.46%) Facebook
5 2 (0.46%) Twitter
6 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.23%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.23%) Google
6 1 (0.23%) Pega
6 1 (0.23%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.23%) Sencha
6 1 (0.23%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.23%) Sun
6 1 (0.23%) Citrix
6 1 (0.23%) Apple
6 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.23%) Sage
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