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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 772 812 777
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 125 119 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 107 110 100
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +54 119 £25,000 -9.09% 12
London +25 28 £32,500 +12.06% 4
West Midlands -2 20 £25,000 +6.38% 1
South East +26 19 £25,000 -12.28% 4
South West -29 17 £24,000 -4.00% 1
East of England +9 14 £26,000 -
Warwickshire - 14 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 12 - -
Yorkshire - 12 - - 1
Leeds - 12 - -
Bristol -20 8 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £30,000 +15.38%
Hampshire +4 7 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Wiltshire -6 6 £26,000 +4.00%
Suffolk - 6 £25,500 -
Winchester - 6 £25,000 -
Chippenham - 6 £26,000 -
Ipswich - 6 £25,500 -
Scotland +13 5 £30,000 +36.36%
Cambridge +9 5 £30,000 +15.38%
West Sussex +7 5 £20,000 -
East Midlands +4 4 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £25,000 -
North East -14 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Northamptonshire - 3 £35,000 -
Malvern - 3 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Northampton - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester +4 2 £25,250 -2.88%
Edinburgh -3 2 £25,000 +17.64%

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 186 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 129 (59.45%) Java
3 124 (57.14%) Degree
4 107 (49.31%) C#
5 101 (46.54%) Computer Science
6 90 (41.47%) .NET
7 88 (40.55%) C++
8 85 (39.17%) HTML
8 85 (39.17%) SQL
9 67 (30.88%) JavaScript
10 59 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (24.42%) ASP.NET
12 47 (21.66%) Finance
13 36 (16.59%) SQL Server
13 36 (16.59%) OO
14 31 (14.29%) Linux
15 30 (13.82%) Oracle
15 30 (13.82%) CSS
16 28 (12.90%) C
16 28 (12.90%) Python
17 27 (12.44%) Scrum
17 27 (12.44%) Mathematics
18 26 (11.98%) Microsoft
19 24 (11.06%) MVC
19 24 (11.06%) WPF
20 23 (10.60%) XML
21 20 (9.22%) TDD
21 20 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
22 19 (8.76%) Banking
22 19 (8.76%) Spring

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (5.07%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.61%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.61%) JBoss
3 9 (4.15%) Apache
4 7 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.38%) GitHub
3 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) LAN
2 3 (1.38%) MPLS
2 3 (1.38%) VPLS
2 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) NFC
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.76%) MySQL
3 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.76%) SQLite
4 4 (1.84%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.46%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.46%) HSQLDB
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.15%) Selenium
4 8 (3.69%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.23%) Subversion
5 7 (3.23%) Eclipse RCP
6 5 (2.30%) Maven
6 5 (2.30%) NUnit
7 4 (1.84%) Ant
7 4 (1.84%) JUnit
7 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.38%) Hudson
8 3 (1.38%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.92%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.92%) JMeter
9 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.92%) MSTest
9 2 (0.92%) Moq
9 2 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 47 (21.66%) Finance
2 19 (8.76%) Banking
3 18 (8.29%) Electronics
4 17 (7.83%) Telecoms
4 17 (7.83%) Retail
5 12 (5.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.69%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.30%) Military
8 4 (1.84%) French Language
9 2 (0.92%) Front Office
9 2 (0.92%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (41.47%) .NET
2 85 (39.17%) HTML
3 53 (24.42%) ASP.NET
4 30 (13.82%) CSS
5 24 (11.06%) WPF
6 23 (10.60%) XML
7 20 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (8.76%) Spring
9 18 (8.29%) HTML5
10 15 (6.91%) jQuery
11 14 (6.45%) Apache Flex
12 13 (5.99%) WCF
12 13 (5.99%) Ajax
13 12 (5.53%) Web Services
13 12 (5.53%) J2EE
14 10 (4.61%) Servlets
14 10 (4.61%) .NET Framework
15 8 (3.69%) WinForms
15 8 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.23%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 101 (46.54%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.44%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.99%) NHS
4 9 (4.15%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.76%) User Experience
7 5 (2.30%) GIS
7 5 (2.30%) Physics
8 4 (1.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Biology
11 1 (0.46%) Blog
11 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.46%) iPhone
11 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.29%) Linux
2 19 (8.76%) Windows
3 15 (6.91%) Android
4 12 (5.53%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.76%) UNIX
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 59 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.59%) OO
4 27 (12.44%) Scrum
5 24 (11.06%) MVC
6 20 (9.22%) TDD
7 18 (8.29%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.29%) SDLC
8 12 (5.53%) OOP
9 10 (4.61%) OOD
9 10 (4.61%) Software Testing
9 10 (4.61%) Multithreading
10 8 (3.69%) UML
11 7 (3.23%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.23%) Web Development
11 7 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.23%) Mobile Development
12 6 (2.76%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (2.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (59.45%) Java
2 107 (49.31%) C#
3 88 (40.55%) C++
4 85 (39.17%) SQL
5 67 (30.88%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.90%) C
6 28 (12.90%) Python
7 14 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.45%) PHP
8 9 (4.15%) Ruby
9 6 (2.76%) F#
9 6 (2.76%) VB
10 5 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.30%) VB6
11 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.84%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.38%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.38%) Lisp
12 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 124 (57.14%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) PhD
3 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.30%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) yum
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (13.82%) Oracle
2 26 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.92%) Progress
5 1 (0.46%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) HP
5 1 (0.46%) EMC
5 1 (0.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Atmel
5 1 (0.46%) PayPal
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