The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 801 795 802
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 85 77 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.074% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.078% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 78 72 62
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -2.88%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +25 81 £25,250 -11.40% 9
South East -21 36 £26,500 -8.62% 3
Berkshire +14 21 £22,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -9 11 £28,750 +4.54% 2
South West -11 11 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +8 10 £19,000 -25.49% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £27,500 -
Horsham -5 9 £26,500 - 1
West Sussex -7 9 £26,500 - 1
Surrey -15 9 £26,500 -11.66%
Bristol 0 8 £20,000 -27.27%
Leeds - 8 £26,250 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £26,250 -
Crawley +3 7 £26,500 +6.00%
Redhill - 7 £26,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £30,000 +9.09% 1
London -15 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Cambridge +1 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Scotland +10 4 £25,750 +11.95%
West Midlands - 4 £22,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £27,500 -
Havant - 3 £27,500 -
Edinburgh -1 2 £24,250 +5.43%
North West -5 2 £24,500 +6.52%
Manchester -7 2 £24,500 +6.52%
Gloucestershire -8 2 £25,000 -21.25% 1
Cheltenham -15 2 £25,000 -21.25% 1
Worcester - 2 £22,000 -

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 151 (85.80%) Software Engineering
2 109 (61.93%) Degree
3 89 (50.57%) Computer Science
4 84 (47.73%) C#
5 80 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 74 (42.05%) .NET
7 67 (38.07%) Java
8 62 (35.23%) C++
9 52 (29.55%) HTML
10 49 (27.84%) SQL
10 49 (27.84%) SQL Server
11 37 (21.02%) QA
11 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET
12 36 (20.45%) Finance
13 33 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 31 (17.61%) Linux
14 31 (17.61%) OO
15 29 (16.48%) Web Development
16 28 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (15.34%) WPF
18 25 (14.20%) Windows
19 23 (13.07%) Eclipse
19 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
20 22 (12.50%) MySQL
21 21 (11.93%) MS Excel
22 20 (11.36%) Spring
22 20 (11.36%) Selenium
22 20 (11.36%) CSS
23 19 (10.80%) JBoss
23 19 (10.80%) Banking

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (10.80%) JBoss
2 14 (7.95%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.68%) Apache
4 9 (5.11%) IIS
5 7 (3.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Summit
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) PSTN
1 2 (1.14%) VoIP
1 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) Extranet
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) MS Access
7 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) DB2
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (13.07%) Eclipse
2 20 (11.36%) Selenium
3 14 (7.95%) Eclipse RCP
4 11 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.98%) Subversion
7 5 (2.84%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.84%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.27%) JUnit
8 4 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.27%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.70%) NUnit
9 3 (1.70%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.70%) xUnit.net
9 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.14%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.14%) JIRA
10 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Banking
3 14 (7.95%) French Language
4 9 (5.11%) Electronics
5 8 (4.55%) Games
6 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.70%) Retail
8 3 (1.70%) Military
9 2 (1.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (42.05%) .NET
2 52 (29.55%) HTML
3 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET
4 27 (15.34%) WPF
5 20 (11.36%) Spring
5 20 (11.36%) CSS
6 18 (10.23%) WCF
6 18 (10.23%) jQuery
6 18 (10.23%) HTML5
7 15 (8.52%) Struts
7 15 (8.52%) XML
8 14 (7.95%) GWT
8 14 (7.95%) SWT
8 14 (7.95%) MyBatis
9 12 (6.82%) J2EE
9 12 (6.82%) Ajax
9 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (6.25%) Web Services
10 11 (6.25%) Servlets
11 10 (5.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (50.57%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.68%) GIS
4 8 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.41%) Physics
6 3 (1.70%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.57%) Open Source
8 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.57%) Robotics
8 1 (0.57%) VHDL
8 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.57%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.61%) Linux
2 25 (14.20%) Windows
3 14 (7.95%) Android
4 5 (2.84%) UNIX
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (85.80%) Software Engineering
2 31 (17.61%) OO
3 29 (16.48%) Web Development
4 28 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
6 18 (10.23%) MVC
7 14 (7.95%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.82%) OOP
8 12 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.25%) System Testing
9 11 (6.25%) UML
9 11 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 9 (5.11%) Automated Testing
10 9 (5.11%) TDD
10 9 (5.11%) Manual Testing
11 8 (4.55%) Scrum
12 7 (3.98%) OOD
12 7 (3.98%) Android Development
13 6 (3.41%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (47.73%) C#
2 80 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 67 (38.07%) Java
4 62 (35.23%) C++
5 49 (27.84%) SQL
6 17 (9.66%) C
7 9 (5.11%) Python
7 9 (5.11%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.98%) PHP
10 6 (3.41%) VB
11 5 (2.84%) VB6
12 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.70%) Ruby
12 3 (1.70%) Perl
13 2 (1.14%) VC++
13 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.14%) VBA
13 2 (1.14%) Lisp
13 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (61.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) ISEB
2 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) PhD
3 3 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.02%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 33 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle
3 3 (1.70%) Nokia
4 1 (0.57%) Zend
4 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.57%) Ektron
4 1 (0.57%) Apple
4 1 (0.57%) VMware
4 1 (0.57%) IBM
4 1 (0.57%) Sencha
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