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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 820 864 891
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 98 111 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 91 95 93
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,200 £34,950
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +25 95 £30,000 +20.00% 12
South East +41 45 £30,000 +20.00% 5
London +52 23 £32,858 +1.10% 2
Surrey +44 19 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Woking - 16 £30,000 - 1
East of England +42 13 £30,000 -
City of London +56 9 £32,500 +80.55% 1
West Midlands -15 9 £29,000 +16.00%
North West +20 8 £25,500 +10.86% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Cambridge -2 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +32 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +19 6 £30,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +7 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Hampshire +1 6 £25,000 -
Warwickshire -3 6 £29,000 +16.00%
Reading +8 5 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Northampton +7 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Northamptonshire +6 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £30,000 -
Leamington Spa - 5 £29,000 -
Bedford - 5 £30,000 -
Manchester +6 4 £32,858 +42.86% 1
Oxfordshire -12 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Cheshire - 4 £23,500 - 1
Oxford -9 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Basingstoke - 3 £25,000 -
Scotland +9 2 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Dudley -4 2 £25,000 +4.16%

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 182 (98.91%) Software Engineering
2 105 (57.07%) Degree
3 91 (49.46%) C#
3 91 (49.46%) C++
4 72 (39.13%) Computer Science
5 71 (38.59%) Java
6 70 (38.04%) .NET
7 64 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (33.15%) HTML
9 57 (30.98%) Windows
10 55 (29.89%) JavaScript
11 52 (28.26%) Linux
12 47 (25.54%) OO
12 47 (25.54%) SQL
12 47 (25.54%) SQL Server
13 41 (22.28%) Finance
14 38 (20.65%) Microsoft
15 36 (19.57%) MS Excel
16 34 (18.48%) C
17 33 (17.93%) Python
18 32 (17.39%) Web Services
19 30 (16.30%) Scrum
20 27 (14.67%) CSS
21 24 (13.04%) Mathematics
22 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET
22 23 (12.50%) HTML5
23 21 (11.41%) jQuery
24 19 (10.33%) VB.NET
25 18 (9.78%) XML
25 18 (9.78%) Video Processing

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 11 (5.98%) IIS
2 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.63%) CMS
3 3 (1.63%) JBoss
3 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) SAS
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) HipChat
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) GitHub
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.98%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) 802.15
3 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.54%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.54%) GSM
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) LTE
3 1 (0.54%) Network Security
3 1 (0.54%) PBX
3 1 (0.54%) RANAP
3 1 (0.54%) RS-232
3 1 (0.54%) RS-485
3 1 (0.54%) RTP
3 1 (0.54%) Skype
3 1 (0.54%) UMTS
3 1 (0.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.54%) Wireless
3 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.98%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.89%) GIS
4 7 (3.80%) MySQL
5 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.63%) Big Data
6 3 (1.63%) QGIS
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Redis
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.26%) Subversion
3 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.17%) Hudson
3 4 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.09%) Capybara
4 2 (1.09%) GCC
4 2 (1.09%) JUnit
4 2 (1.09%) Maven
4 2 (1.09%) RSpec
4 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.54%) GDB
5 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.54%) PVCS
5 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
5 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) Trac
5 1 (0.54%) VectorCAST
General
1 41 (22.28%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Automotive
3 9 (4.89%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.35%) Electronics
5 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.72%) Avionics
6 5 (2.72%) Banking
7 3 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.63%) French Language
7 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.63%) Retail
8 2 (1.09%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.04%) .NET
2 61 (33.15%) HTML
3 32 (17.39%) Web Services
4 27 (14.67%) CSS
5 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 23 (12.50%) HTML5
6 21 (11.41%) jQuery
7 18 (9.78%) XML
8 16 (8.70%) XSLT
9 12 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 11 (5.98%) J2EE
10 11 (5.98%) WCF
11 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (3.26%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.26%) Spring
12 6 (3.26%) WPF
12 6 (3.26%) XSD
13 5 (2.72%) STL
14 4 (2.17%) MFC
14 4 (2.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 72 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 17 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.15%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (4.89%) CAN bus
5 9 (4.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.80%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.80%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (3.26%) Fintech
8 5 (2.72%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.72%) Cryptocurrency
8 5 (2.72%) Robotics
9 4 (2.17%) Bitcoin
10 2 (1.09%) iPad
10 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Physics
10 2 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.98%) Windows
2 52 (28.26%) Linux
3 9 (4.89%) Unix
4 8 (4.35%) Android
5 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (98.91%) Software Engineering
2 64 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.54%) OO
4 30 (16.30%) Scrum
5 18 (9.78%) TDD
5 18 (9.78%) Video Processing
5 18 (9.78%) Web Development
6 16 (8.70%) OOP
6 16 (8.70%) SDLC
7 15 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.52%) BDD
9 11 (5.98%) Fraud Detection
9 11 (5.98%) MVC
10 10 (5.43%) Extreme Programming
10 10 (5.43%) Software Delivery
11 9 (4.89%) CRM
11 9 (4.89%) Line Management
11 9 (4.89%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.89%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (49.46%) C#
1 91 (49.46%) C++
2 71 (38.59%) Java
3 55 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 47 (25.54%) SQL
5 34 (18.48%) C
6 33 (17.93%) Python
7 19 (10.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.72%) PHP
8 5 (2.72%) Scala
9 4 (2.17%) Erlang
9 4 (2.17%) Haskell
9 4 (2.17%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.17%) OCaml
9 4 (2.17%) Perl
9 4 (2.17%) Ruby
10 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.63%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (57.07%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) PhD
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Firmware
1 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Ansible
1 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
1 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.26%) Oracle
3 2 (1.09%) RedGate
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco
4 1 (0.54%) Embarcadero
4 1 (0.54%) ESRI
4 1 (0.54%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.54%) Telerik
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