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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Software Engineer
UK
Rank 789 872 877
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 64 75 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.075% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.077% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 64
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +87 63 £30,000 +20.00% 12
London +58 17 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South East +68 14 £29,000 -27.50% 4
South West +26 12 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £23,750 -
Leeds - 9 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £22,500 -
North West -7 8 £27,000 -10.00%
Manchester -11 8 £27,000 -10.00%
Surrey +47 5 £29,000 -71.00%
Bristol +4 5 £27,500 +37.50% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £30,000 -
Berkshire +46 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
City of London +46 4 £47,500 +72.72%
Reading +45 4 £35,000 +52.17%
Chippenham - 4 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 -
Birmingham +6 2 £37,500 +74.41%
West Midlands -8 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Cheltenham - 2 £27,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £27,250 - 1
Oxfordshire +23 1 £27,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £27,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £27,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 - 1

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 137 (99.28%) Software Engineering
2 63 (45.65%) Degree
3 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (44.93%) JavaScript
4 60 (43.48%) C#
5 58 (42.03%) Java
6 55 (39.86%) Computer Science
7 51 (36.96%) .NET
8 47 (34.06%) C++
9 38 (27.54%) HTML
9 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
10 37 (26.81%) Windows
11 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET
11 34 (24.64%) SQL
11 34 (24.64%) TDD
12 31 (22.46%) OO
13 30 (21.74%) Linux
14 26 (18.84%) CSS
15 25 (18.12%) Web Services
15 25 (18.12%) MVC
15 25 (18.12%) AngularJS
16 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 23 (16.67%) SDLC
17 22 (15.94%) Scrum
17 22 (15.94%) Open Source
18 21 (15.22%) Finance
19 20 (14.49%) OOP
19 20 (14.49%) NoSQL
19 20 (14.49%) Big Data
20 19 (13.77%) RESTful

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 12 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.62%) Apache
2 5 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.90%) WordPress
4 3 (2.17%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.17%) CMS
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) SaaS
3 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.17%) GitHub
4 3 (2.17%) IaaS
4 3 (2.17%) PaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Google Play
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Network Security
1 1 (0.72%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
1 1 (0.72%) RFID
1 1 (0.72%) RS-232
1 1 (0.72%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) Big Data
2 20 (14.49%) NoSQL
3 14 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.70%) MySQL
5 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.35%) Redis
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) Endeca
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.52%) Grunt
3 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.07%) webpack
5 6 (4.35%) Maven
5 6 (4.35%) Selenium
6 5 (3.62%) gulp
7 4 (2.90%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.90%) Gradle
7 4 (2.90%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.17%) Subversion
9 2 (1.45%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.45%) Genymotion
9 2 (1.45%) PROIV
10 1 (0.72%) Babel
10 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Games
4 6 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.62%) Legal
6 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.17%) Automotive
7 3 (2.17%) Electronics
7 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.45%) Back Office
8 2 (1.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.72%) Avionics
9 1 (0.72%) German Language
9 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.96%) .NET
2 38 (27.54%) HTML
3 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET
4 26 (18.84%) CSS
5 25 (18.12%) AngularJS
5 25 (18.12%) Web Services
6 19 (13.77%) RESTful
7 14 (10.14%) jQuery
8 13 (9.42%) HTML5
9 12 (8.70%) Node.js
10 11 (7.97%) Java EE
10 11 (7.97%) WCF
10 11 (7.97%) XML
11 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (7.25%) SOAP
12 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.80%) WPF
13 7 (5.07%) DirectX
14 6 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (39.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.07%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) Physics
4 6 (4.35%) Life Science
4 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.35%) User Experience
5 5 (3.62%) Animation
5 5 (3.62%) Fintech
6 3 (2.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.45%) PKI
7 2 (1.45%) PMI
7 2 (1.45%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.72%) BBC
8 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Windows
2 30 (21.74%) Linux
3 14 (10.14%) Unix
4 7 (5.07%) Android
5 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.62%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (99.28%) Software Engineering
2 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.64%) TDD
4 31 (22.46%) OO
5 25 (18.12%) MVC
6 23 (16.67%) SDLC
7 22 (15.94%) Open Source
7 22 (15.94%) Scrum
8 20 (14.49%) OOP
9 17 (12.32%) Web Development
10 15 (10.87%) BDD
11 12 (8.70%) Automation Testing
12 10 (7.25%) Information Governance
12 10 (7.25%) Regression Testing
12 10 (7.25%) Secure Coding
13 8 (5.80%) DevOps
13 8 (5.80%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.07%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 60 (43.48%) C#
3 58 (42.03%) Java
4 47 (34.06%) C++
5 34 (24.64%) SQL
6 16 (11.59%) Python
7 14 (10.14%) PHP
8 13 (9.42%) C
9 5 (3.62%) VB
10 4 (2.90%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.17%) Ruby
11 3 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.45%) Perl
12 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (45.65%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) HND
4 2 (1.45%) PhD
4 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (2.90%) HDFS
2 2 (1.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.45%) Firmware
2 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.17%) Google
4 2 (1.45%) Facebook
4 2 (1.45%) Twitter
4 2 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) Wonderware
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Generous Pension, 26 Days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 6 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Amazing Bens & company
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago