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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 829 859 897
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 54 107 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.099% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 52 91 75
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +43 51 £30,000 +9.09% 10
London +67 21 £40,000 +18.51% 5
South East +77 14 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Berkshire +56 7 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire +25 7 £25,000 +11.11%
Reading +50 6 £32,750 +42.39%
Leeds +23 6 £25,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +22 6 £25,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -16 4 £28,000 +30.23%
North West -23 4 £24,750 -10.00%
Surrey +14 3 £29,000 -35.55%
Scotland +32 2 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Birmingham -10 2 £37,500 +74.41%
Manchester -16 2 £28,500 +3.63%
City of London - 2 £60,000 - 1
Rugby - 2 £21,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £21,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £26,250 -
Cheshire +11 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Bristol +8 1 - - 2
Cardiff +6 1 £26,500 -
South West +3 1 - - 2
South Wales -1 1 £26,500 - 1
Wales -7 1 £26,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £22,500 -
Beverley - 1 £32,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £27,500 -

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 143 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 69 (47.92%) C#
3 68 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 67 (46.53%) Degree
5 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (38.19%) .NET
7 54 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 52 (36.11%) Java
9 49 (34.03%) C++
10 47 (32.64%) HTML
10 47 (32.64%) SQL Server
11 36 (25.00%) SQL
12 35 (24.31%) ASP.NET
12 35 (24.31%) Windows
12 35 (24.31%) Linux
13 33 (22.92%) TDD
14 32 (22.22%) CSS
14 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
15 28 (19.44%) OO
15 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
16 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 23 (15.97%) Scrum
17 23 (15.97%) MVC
17 23 (15.97%) Finance
18 22 (15.28%) Web Services
18 22 (15.28%) SDLC
19 21 (14.58%) Web Development
20 20 (13.89%) Python
21 19 (13.19%) OOP
22 18 (12.50%) Open Source

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 (7.64%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.17%) Apache
3 5 (3.47%) IIS
4 4 (2.78%) CMS
4 4 (2.78%) WordPress
5 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) GitHub
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.08%) SaaS
5 2 (1.39%) Google Play
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.69%) GSM
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) LTE
2 1 (0.69%) Network Security
2 1 (0.69%) PBX
2 1 (0.69%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.69%) RANAP
2 1 (0.69%) RFID
2 1 (0.69%) RS-232
2 1 (0.69%) RS-485
2 1 (0.69%) RTP
2 1 (0.69%) UMTS
2 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.33%) Big Data
4 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.94%) MySQL
5 7 (4.86%) Redis
6 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.56%) Grunt
5 7 (4.86%) webpack
6 6 (4.17%) Subversion
7 5 (3.47%) gulp
7 5 (3.47%) Maven
7 5 (3.47%) Selenium
8 4 (2.78%) Gradle
8 4 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.08%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.39%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.39%) Capybara
10 2 (1.39%) GCC
10 2 (1.39%) Genymotion
10 2 (1.39%) PROIV
10 2 (1.39%) RSpec
10 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (15.97%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Retail
3 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.25%) Electronics
5 8 (5.56%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.47%) Legal
7 4 (2.78%) Marketing
8 3 (2.08%) Automotive
8 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.08%) Games
9 2 (1.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.69%) Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Front Office
10 1 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (38.19%) .NET
2 47 (32.64%) HTML
3 35 (24.31%) ASP.NET
4 32 (22.22%) CSS
5 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 22 (15.28%) Web Services
7 17 (11.81%) jQuery
8 15 (10.42%) XML
9 14 (9.72%) WCF
10 13 (9.03%) .NET Framework
10 13 (9.03%) RESTful
11 12 (8.33%) HTML5
12 10 (6.94%) Node.js
13 9 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (6.25%) STL
14 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.56%) Java EE
14 8 (5.56%) React
14 8 (5.56%) SOAP
14 8 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.64%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (5.56%) User Experience
6 5 (3.47%) Life Science
7 4 (2.78%) Fintech
8 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
8 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.39%) Physics
8 2 (1.39%) PMI
9 1 (0.69%) BBC
9 1 (0.69%) Equities
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.31%) Linux
1 35 (24.31%) Windows
2 15 (10.42%) Unix
3 12 (8.33%) Android
4 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 58 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.92%) TDD
4 28 (19.44%) OO
5 23 (15.97%) MVC
5 23 (15.97%) Scrum
6 22 (15.28%) SDLC
7 21 (14.58%) Web Development
8 19 (13.19%) OOP
9 18 (12.50%) Open Source
10 13 (9.03%) BDD
11 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.25%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.56%) Automation Testing
14 8 (5.56%) Validation
15 7 (4.86%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (4.86%) Parallel Programming
15 7 (4.86%) Performance Analysis
15 7 (4.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.92%) C#
2 68 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 52 (36.11%) Java
4 49 (34.03%) C++
5 36 (25.00%) SQL
6 20 (13.89%) Python
7 15 (10.42%) C
8 12 (8.33%) PHP
9 6 (4.17%) VB
10 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.08%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.08%) Ruby
11 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.39%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.39%) Scala
13 1 (0.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (46.53%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) PhD
3 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.39%) HND
5 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) AAT
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (2.08%) HDFS
2 2 (1.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) Firmware
2 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle
3 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.39%) Google
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.69%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.69%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.69%) Endeca
5 1 (0.69%) Facebook
5 1 (0.69%) Telerik
5 1 (0.69%) Twitter
5 1 (0.69%) Wonderware
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