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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 781 790 806
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 89 100 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.094% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.099% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 83 96 77
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -4.76%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +7 86 £26,500 +6.00% 13
South East -18 37 £26,500 +6.00% 4
Berkshire +9 18 £22,000 -
South West -29 14 £20,000 -17.52% 4
London -1 13 £31,375 +4.58% 2
Surrey 0 12 £26,500 -11.66% 1
West Sussex 0 11 £26,500 -
Horsham -1 10 £26,500 -
East of England -4 10 £26,875 -2.27% 1
Bristol -13 10 £20,000 -6.97% 1
Crawley -1 9 £26,500 +6.00%
Reading -5 8 £19,000 -13.63%
Redhill - 8 £26,500 -
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £27,500 - 1
Cambridge +5 4 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Hampshire -4 4 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Dorset -23 4 £22,500 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +27 3 £37,500 +94.80%
City of London +10 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £22,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £37,500 -
Northampton - 3 £37,500 -
York +19 2 £35,000 +29.62%
North Yorkshire +11 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Scotland +7 2 £28,250 +22.82% 1
Guildford +4 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Manchester -1 2 £24,500 +6.52%
North West -19 2 £24,500 +6.52%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £27,500 -

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 161 (84.29%) Software Engineering
2 121 (63.35%) Degree
3 95 (49.74%) C#
4 93 (48.69%) Computer Science
5 92 (48.17%) JavaScript
6 85 (44.50%) .NET
7 73 (38.22%) Java
8 66 (34.55%) C++
9 62 (32.46%) HTML
10 55 (28.80%) SQL Server
11 48 (25.13%) SQL
12 43 (22.51%) ASP.NET
13 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
14 37 (19.37%) QA
15 36 (18.85%) Web Development
15 36 (18.85%) OO
16 33 (17.28%) Finance
16 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (16.75%) WPF
17 32 (16.75%) Linux
18 28 (14.66%) Windows
18 28 (14.66%) MS Excel
18 28 (14.66%) CSS
19 25 (13.09%) Selenium
19 25 (13.09%) MySQL
20 23 (12.04%) HTML5
21 22 (11.52%) Spring
22 21 (10.99%) WCF
22 21 (10.99%) jQuery
22 21 (10.99%) Unit Testing

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (7.85%) JBoss
2 13 (6.81%) Apache
3 12 (6.28%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.28%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.14%) IIS
4 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) SAS
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Summit
2 1 (0.52%) HFM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) Intranet
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) Extranet
2 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.09%) MySQL
3 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.05%) MS Access
7 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (13.09%) Selenium
2 18 (9.42%) Eclipse
3 13 (6.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (6.28%) Eclipse RCP
5 9 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.66%) Subversion
7 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.09%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.57%) JUnit
9 3 (1.57%) NUnit
9 3 (1.57%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.57%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.57%) xUnit.net
9 3 (1.57%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.05%) JIRA
10 2 (1.05%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 33 (17.28%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Banking
3 12 (6.28%) French Language
4 8 (4.19%) Electronics
4 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.19%) Games
5 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Military
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.50%) .NET
2 62 (32.46%) HTML
3 43 (22.51%) ASP.NET
4 32 (16.75%) WPF
5 28 (14.66%) CSS
6 23 (12.04%) HTML5
7 22 (11.52%) Spring
8 21 (10.99%) WCF
8 21 (10.99%) jQuery
9 18 (9.42%) XML
10 15 (7.85%) JSP
10 15 (7.85%) J2EE
10 15 (7.85%) Ajax
11 13 (6.81%) Servlets
11 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (6.28%) MyBatis
12 12 (6.28%) GWT
12 12 (6.28%) Struts
12 12 (6.28%) SWT
13 11 (5.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (48.69%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.81%) GIS
4 9 (4.71%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.14%) Physics
5 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.14%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.57%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Robotics
8 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.52%) Open Source
8 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.52%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.75%) Linux
2 28 (14.66%) Windows
3 16 (8.38%) Android
4 5 (2.62%) UNIX
5 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (84.29%) Software Engineering
2 36 (18.85%) OO
2 36 (18.85%) Web Development
3 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.99%) MVC
4 21 (10.99%) Unit Testing
5 15 (7.85%) OOP
6 14 (7.33%) UML
6 14 (7.33%) Waterfall
7 13 (6.81%) System Testing
7 13 (6.81%) Automation Testing
8 12 (6.28%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.76%) Automated Testing
10 9 (4.71%) Scrum
10 9 (4.71%) TDD
10 9 (4.71%) Manual Testing
11 7 (3.66%) Android Development
11 7 (3.66%) OOD
12 6 (3.14%) BDD
12 6 (3.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (49.74%) C#
2 92 (48.17%) JavaScript
3 73 (38.22%) Java
4 66 (34.55%) C++
5 48 (25.13%) SQL
6 16 (8.38%) C
7 12 (6.28%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.28%) Python
8 9 (4.71%) PHP
9 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.14%) Ruby
11 5 (2.62%) VB6
11 5 (2.62%) VB
12 3 (1.57%) Perl
12 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.05%) Scala
13 2 (1.05%) PHP5
13 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.05%) Lisp
13 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (63.35%) Degree
2 8 (4.19%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.14%) ISEB
3 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.62%) PhD
5 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.37%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.71%) Oracle
3 3 (1.57%) Nokia
4 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.52%) VMware
4 1 (0.52%) Zend
4 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.52%) Ektron
4 1 (0.52%) Sencha
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