The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Junior Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 823 845 895
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 88 119 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 83 102 71
Median salary £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Junior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

Junior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Junior Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Junior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 81 £30,000 +15.38% 7
South East +72 42 £30,000 +20.00% 3
London +37 26 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Berkshire +47 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Reading - 11 £33,000 - 1
North West +20 8 £24,000 +4.34%
City of London +70 7 £32,500 +80.55%
Hampshire +21 7 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 7 £30,000 +20.00%
Oxford - 7 £30,000 -
Cheshire +36 6 £23,500 -9.61%
Crewe - 6 £23,500 -
Surrey +22 5 £30,000 -4.00% 2
West Sussex +17 4 £23,500 +17.50%
Woking 0 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £25,000 -
Scotland +22 2 £27,000 -28.94%
East of England +6 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Cambridge +6 2 £20,250 -19.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £20,250 -19.00%
Manchester -5 2 £27,000 +17.39%
Derbyshire +27 1 £21,500 -17.30%
South Wales +16 1 £26,500 +23.25%
Derby +15 1 £21,500 -17.30%
Yorkshire +14 1 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Kent +10 1 £27,500 -19.11%
East Midlands +8 1 £21,500 -17.30% 1
Wiltshire +6 1 £30,000 +36.36%
Wales +5 1 £26,500 +23.25%
Fife -2 1 - -

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Junior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 173 (98.86%) Software Engineering
2 94 (53.71%) C#
3 92 (52.57%) Degree
4 76 (43.43%) C++
5 74 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (38.86%) HTML
6 68 (38.86%) JavaScript
7 66 (37.71%) .NET
8 63 (36.00%) Java
9 60 (34.29%) Computer Science
10 52 (29.71%) Linux
11 49 (28.00%) SQL Server
12 48 (27.43%) Windows
13 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
14 43 (24.57%) SQL
15 42 (24.00%) OO
16 38 (21.71%) CSS
17 36 (20.57%) Scrum
17 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
18 33 (18.86%) Python
18 33 (18.86%) Finance
19 32 (18.29%) Web Services
20 30 (17.14%) ASP.NET
21 28 (16.00%) TDD
22 26 (14.86%) Web Development
23 25 (14.29%) HTML5
24 24 (13.71%) jQuery
25 23 (13.14%) SDLC
26 20 (11.43%) XML
26 20 (11.43%) Mathematics

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.71%) IIS
2 8 (4.57%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.00%) Apache
4 5 (2.86%) CMS
5 4 (2.29%) WordPress
6 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) HipChat
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.00%) GitHub
3 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Google Play
4 1 (0.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.57%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.57%) GSM
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) LTE
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
2 1 (0.57%) PBX
2 1 (0.57%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.57%) RANAP
2 1 (0.57%) RS-232
2 1 (0.57%) RS-485
2 1 (0.57%) RTP
2 1 (0.57%) Skype
2 1 (0.57%) UMTS
2 1 (0.57%) VoIP
2 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.29%) Hadoop
2 11 (6.29%) MySQL
3 10 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.00%) GIS
5 6 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.86%) Big Data
6 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.29%) Redis
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.57%) QGIS
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.00%) Subversion
4 4 (2.29%) Grunt
4 4 (2.29%) gulp
4 4 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.29%) webpack
5 3 (1.71%) Gradle
5 3 (1.71%) Hudson
5 3 (1.71%) Maven
5 3 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.14%) Capybara
6 2 (1.14%) GCC
6 2 (1.14%) RSpec
6 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) GDB
7 1 (0.57%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.57%) Trac
General
1 33 (18.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.57%) Retail
5 7 (4.00%) Automotive
5 7 (4.00%) Electronics
6 5 (2.86%) Avionics
7 4 (2.29%) Legal
8 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.71%) Marketing
9 2 (1.14%) Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Front Office
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (38.86%) HTML
2 66 (37.71%) .NET
3 38 (21.71%) CSS
4 32 (18.29%) Web Services
5 30 (17.14%) ASP.NET
6 25 (14.29%) HTML5
7 24 (13.71%) jQuery
8 20 (11.43%) XML
9 16 (9.14%) AngularJS
10 15 (8.57%) WCF
10 15 (8.57%) XSLT
11 11 (6.29%) Node.js
12 10 (5.71%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.14%) STL
13 9 (5.14%) WPF
14 8 (4.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (4.57%) J2EE
14 8 (4.57%) Java EE
14 8 (4.57%) React
15 7 (4.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 60 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.43%) Mathematics
3 14 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (6.86%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.00%) CAN bus
6 7 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (3.43%) User Experience
8 5 (2.86%) Robotics
9 3 (1.71%) Life Science
10 2 (1.14%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.14%) iPad
10 2 (1.14%) Physics
10 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.57%) Cryptocurrency
11 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.57%) Fintech
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.71%) Linux
2 48 (27.43%) Windows
3 13 (7.43%) Unix
4 8 (4.57%) Android
5 6 (3.43%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (98.86%) Software Engineering
2 74 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.00%) OO
4 36 (20.57%) Scrum
5 28 (16.00%) TDD
6 26 (14.86%) Web Development
7 23 (13.14%) SDLC
8 17 (9.71%) MVC
8 17 (9.71%) OOP
9 14 (8.00%) BDD
9 14 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.43%) Open Source
11 10 (5.71%) Video Processing
12 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.14%) Fraud Detection
12 9 (5.14%) Software Delivery
12 9 (5.14%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.57%) CRM
13 8 (4.57%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (4.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.71%) C#
2 76 (43.43%) C++
3 68 (38.86%) JavaScript
4 63 (36.00%) Java
5 43 (24.57%) SQL
6 33 (18.86%) Python
7 18 (10.29%) C
8 14 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.29%) PHP
10 5 (2.86%) Ruby
10 5 (2.86%) VB
11 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.14%) Groovy
12 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.14%) Perl
12 2 (1.14%) Scala
13 1 (0.57%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.57%) Delphi
13 1 (0.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 92 (52.57%) Degree
2 11 (6.29%) PhD
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) AAT
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Firmware
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle
3 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco
4 1 (0.57%) Embarcadero
4 1 (0.57%) ESRI
4 1 (0.57%) Facebook
4 1 (0.57%) Google
4 1 (0.57%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.57%) RedGate
4 1 (0.57%) Telerik
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