The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 789 772 792
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 116 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.098% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 107 101 81
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 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 25 July 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 -29 102 £27,500 - 8
South West +13 30 £23,750 -1.04% 2
South East -19 22 £28,500 +7.54% 3
London -48 22 £29,000 -3.33%
East of England -17 15 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Dorset +10 13 £27,500 +7.84% 1
Hampshire 0 9 £27,500 +5.76% 2
Bristol +5 7 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Hertfordshire 0 7 £26,250 -17.96%
Scotland -7 7 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £28,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -3 6 £23,500 +4.44%
Surrey -3 6 £42,500 +54.54%
Edinburgh -5 6 £21,250 -3.40% 1
Cambridge -15 6 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 6 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Milton Keynes -5 5 £28,500 -5.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £22,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £27,500 -
Sunderland - 5 £22,500 -
North East - 5 £22,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £22,500 -
Wiltshire +2 4 £25,000 +11.11%
Poole -10 4 £27,500 +7.84%
Petersfield - 4 £27,500 -
Swindon - 4 £25,000 -
Bath - 4 £21,000 -
Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Somerset - 4 £21,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £23,500 -

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 239 (91.92%) Software Engineering
2 135 (51.92%) Computer Science
3 127 (48.85%) Degree
4 115 (44.23%) C++
5 110 (42.31%) Java
6 104 (40.00%) C#
7 81 (31.15%) .NET
8 71 (27.31%) HTML
9 69 (26.54%) Linux
10 68 (26.15%) C
11 63 (24.23%) SQL
12 58 (22.31%) JavaScript
13 53 (20.38%) Windows
14 52 (20.00%) Finance
15 41 (15.77%) Python
15 41 (15.77%) OO
16 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET
17 34 (13.08%) Mathematics
18 33 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 33 (12.69%) UNIX
19 32 (12.31%) Unit Testing
20 31 (11.92%) CSS
21 30 (11.54%) Eclipse
22 29 (11.15%) Microsoft
23 28 (10.77%) WebSphere
24 27 (10.38%) Spring
25 26 (10.00%) MVC
26 25 (9.62%) Banking
27 24 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
27 24 (9.23%) QA

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (10.77%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.15%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.31%) WordPress
5 5 (1.92%) Apache
5 5 (1.92%) SAS
6 3 (1.15%) Node.js
6 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.69%) Internet
2 5 (1.92%) Wireless
3 3 (1.15%) LTE
3 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.15%) 4G
4 2 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.00%) MySQL
4 6 (2.31%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.15%) BigTable
6 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.15%) MS Access
7 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 19 (7.31%) Eclipse RCP
3 15 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.62%) JUnit
5 7 (2.69%) NUnit
6 6 (2.31%) CruiseControl
6 6 (2.31%) JIRA
7 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.54%) WinDbg
7 4 (1.54%) Hudson
7 4 (1.54%) Subversion
7 4 (1.54%) Maven
7 4 (1.54%) Ant
8 3 (1.15%) Selenium
9 2 (0.77%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
General
1 52 (20.00%) Finance
2 25 (9.62%) Banking
3 17 (6.54%) Electronics
4 16 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.15%) French Language
5 9 (3.46%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.69%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.69%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (31.15%) .NET
2 71 (27.31%) HTML
3 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET
4 31 (11.92%) CSS
5 27 (10.38%) Spring
6 21 (8.08%) jQuery
6 21 (8.08%) HTML5
7 20 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 17 (6.54%) WPF
8 17 (6.54%) XML
9 16 (6.15%) Struts
9 16 (6.15%) SWT
9 16 (6.15%) Hibernate
9 16 (6.15%) GWT
10 13 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.00%) WinForms
10 13 (5.00%) Dojo
11 10 (3.85%) WCF
12 9 (3.46%) Web Services
13 8 (3.08%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 135 (51.92%) Computer Science
2 34 (13.08%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.54%) Physics
4 15 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.62%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (3.46%) Firmware
7 9 (3.46%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.31%) Open Source
9 5 (1.92%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.77%) Social Media
12 2 (0.77%) VHDL
12 2 (0.77%) Verilog
12 2 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.77%) SCADA
12 2 (0.77%) Robotics
12 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (26.54%) Linux
2 53 (20.38%) Windows
3 33 (12.69%) UNIX
4 19 (7.31%) Android
5 14 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (91.92%) Software Engineering
2 41 (15.77%) OO
3 32 (12.31%) Unit Testing
4 26 (10.00%) MVC
5 24 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.15%) Problem Management
7 13 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 12 (4.62%) Web Development
8 12 (4.62%) OOD
9 11 (4.23%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (3.85%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.46%) OOP
11 9 (3.46%) Multithreading
12 8 (3.08%) Statistical Analysis
13 7 (2.69%) TDD
14 6 (2.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (1.92%) Test Automation
15 5 (1.92%) Signal Processing
16 4 (1.54%) Machine Learning
16 4 (1.54%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 115 (44.23%) C++
2 110 (42.31%) Java
3 104 (40.00%) C#
4 68 (26.15%) C
5 63 (24.23%) SQL
6 58 (22.31%) JavaScript
7 41 (15.77%) Python
8 20 (7.69%) Perl
9 16 (6.15%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.62%) PHP
11 11 (4.23%) VB.NET
11 11 (4.23%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.23%) VBA
11 11 (4.23%) Ruby
12 9 (3.46%) Assembly Language
12 9 (3.46%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.92%) Lisp
13 5 (1.92%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.92%) ABAP
13 5 (1.92%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 127 (48.85%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) PhD
3 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.54%) ISEB
5 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) WAI
Vendors
1 29 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.46%) Oracle
3 16 (6.15%) JBoss
4 8 (3.08%) Google
5 6 (2.31%) SAP
6 5 (1.92%) Siebel
6 5 (1.92%) IBM
6 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.54%) Atmel
8 2 (0.77%) VMware
8 2 (0.77%) Intel
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.38%) BT
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