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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 855 901 875
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 89 72 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 68 128
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,950 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +36 83 £32,500 +18.18% 13
London +18 34 £33,929 +4.39% 3
South East +34 27 £30,000 +13.20% 4
City of London +70 13 £32,500 -25.71%
Berkshire +23 11 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Surrey +10 10 £28,000 -5.08% 2
Woking - 9 £28,000 - 2
West Midlands -12 8 £25,000 -28.57% 1
South West +2 7 £22,500 +4.65%
Surbiton - 6 £35,000 -
Reading +27 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Hampshire +12 5 £26,500 -3.63%
Scotland +11 5 £22,500 -2.17% 2
Bristol +4 5 £20,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £25,000 -
Malvern - 5 £25,000 -
East of England +10 3 £35,000 +18.64% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £35,000 +16.66% 2
North West - 3 £24,000 - 1
Cambridge +3 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +1 2 £22,500 - 1
Glasgow -1 2 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £30,000 -
Petersfield - 2 £26,500 -
Slough - 2 £27,750 -
Bracknell - 2 £36,250 -
Manchester - 2 £28,429 - 1
Yeovil +3 1 £26,000 -1.88%
Somerset -2 1 £26,000 -1.88%
Farnborough -18 1 £22,500 -25.00%

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 158 (98.75%) Software Engineering
2 107 (66.88%) Degree
3 89 (55.63%) C#
4 80 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 75 (46.88%) C++
6 71 (44.38%) .NET
7 68 (42.50%) Java
8 55 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (29.38%) Windows
9 47 (29.38%) OO
10 46 (28.75%) SQL Server
11 44 (27.50%) Finance
12 41 (25.63%) SQL
13 39 (24.38%) HTML
14 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
15 33 (20.63%) C
16 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
17 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET
18 27 (16.88%) Web Services
19 25 (15.63%) VB.NET
19 25 (15.63%) Python
20 24 (15.00%) Scrum
20 24 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (14.38%) Linux
22 21 (13.13%) OOP
22 21 (13.13%) TDD
23 19 (11.88%) HTML5
24 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
25 16 (10.00%) Visual Studio
26 15 (9.38%) SDLC

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 7 (4.38%) JBoss
1 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
1 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.13%) IIS
2 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.25%) Node.js
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) PaaS
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) 802.15
3 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) RS-232
3 1 (0.63%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.38%) MySQL
4 6 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.50%) Big Data
6 4 (2.50%) GIS
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.25%) QGIS
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.63%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.38%) Subversion
4 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.50%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.25%) JUnit
7 2 (1.25%) Maven
7 2 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) French Language
4 5 (3.13%) Games
5 4 (2.50%) Automotive
6 3 (1.88%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Marketing
7 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.38%) .NET
2 39 (24.38%) HTML
3 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 27 (16.88%) Web Services
5 19 (11.88%) HTML5
6 13 (8.13%) jQuery
7 12 (7.50%) MFC
7 12 (7.50%) WinForms
8 11 (6.88%) CSS
8 11 (6.88%) WPF
9 9 (5.63%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.63%) J2EE
9 9 (5.63%) WCF
10 8 (5.00%) Struts
10 8 (5.00%) XML
11 7 (4.38%) GWT
11 7 (4.38%) Spring
12 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.13%) SOAP
14 4 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 80 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 24 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (6.88%) Fat Client
5 11 (6.88%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.13%) Fintech
7 4 (2.50%) Bitcoin
7 4 (2.50%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.50%) Cryptocurrency
7 4 (2.50%) iPad
8 3 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.88%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.88%) Physics
9 2 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.25%) iPhone
9 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.38%) Windows
2 23 (14.38%) Linux
3 5 (3.13%) Android
3 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.88%) Unix
6 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (98.75%) Software Engineering
2 55 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.38%) OO
4 24 (15.00%) Scrum
5 21 (13.13%) OOP
5 21 (13.13%) TDD
6 15 (9.38%) MVC
6 15 (9.38%) SDLC
7 14 (8.75%) Video Processing
8 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.13%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.88%) BDD
9 11 (6.88%) Image Processing
9 11 (6.88%) Multithreading
10 10 (6.25%) Analytics
10 10 (6.25%) Open Source
10 10 (6.25%) Signal Processing
10 10 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.25%) Web Development
11 9 (5.63%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 89 (55.63%) C#
2 75 (46.88%) C++
3 68 (42.50%) Java
4 41 (25.63%) SQL
5 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
6 33 (20.63%) C
7 25 (15.63%) Python
7 25 (15.63%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.38%) Embedded C
9 6 (3.75%) PHP
9 6 (3.75%) Scala
10 5 (3.13%) Erlang
10 5 (3.13%) Haskell
11 4 (2.50%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.50%) OCaml
11 4 (2.50%) VB
12 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.25%) Lisp
13 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (66.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.88%) PhD
2 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Firmware
1 1 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Ansible
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 2 (1.25%) RedGate
4 1 (0.63%) Borland
4 1 (0.63%) QNX
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London and Greater Manchester
MI5
Salary: From £30,156 up to £35,560
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Pro-Quest
Salary: 25000-40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Pension + Private Health +Life Assurance
Posted: 21 days ago