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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 813 858 906
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 86 119 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 80 101 79
Median salary £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £25,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.89%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +33 81 £30,000 +14.28% 14
South East +53 47 £30,000 +20.00% 6
London +27 17 £32,679 +0.55% 6
Surrey +41 13 £28,500 -8.80%
Berkshire +16 12 £32,500 +3.17% 4
Woking +10 11 £28,000 -20.00%
Reading +15 8 £32,750 +42.39% 1
Oxfordshire 0 8 £30,000 - 1
North West +24 7 £23,750 -3.06% 1
Hampshire +12 7 £25,000 -
Oxford -2 7 £30,000 -14.28%
City of London +59 6 £32,500 +80.55% 3
Cheshire +37 6 £23,500 -9.61%
Crewe - 6 £23,500 -
East of England +7 4 £22,500 -14.28%
East Midlands +8 3 £25,750 -26.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £22,500 -10.00%
West Sussex +2 3 £23,500 +17.50% 1
West Midlands -13 3 £29,000 +16.00%
Basingstoke - 3 £25,000 -
Scotland +15 2 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire +4 2 £29,000 +16.00%
Cambridge +4 2 £20,250 -19.00%
Derby - 2 £21,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £29,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £21,500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +24 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Kent +19 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Yorkshire +14 1 £27,500 +10.00%

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 179 (98.90%) Software Engineering
2 98 (54.14%) C#
3 96 (53.04%) Degree
4 82 (45.30%) C++
5 74 (40.88%) .NET
6 71 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (38.12%) Java
8 66 (36.46%) HTML
9 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
9 63 (34.81%) Computer Science
10 52 (28.73%) SQL Server
11 51 (28.18%) Linux
12 49 (27.07%) Windows
13 46 (25.41%) OO
14 44 (24.31%) SQL
15 42 (23.20%) Microsoft
16 41 (22.65%) Finance
17 39 (21.55%) MS Excel
18 36 (19.89%) Scrum
19 35 (19.34%) CSS
20 33 (18.23%) Web Services
20 33 (18.23%) Python
21 28 (15.47%) ASP.NET
22 26 (14.36%) jQuery
23 25 (13.81%) HTML5
23 25 (13.81%) C
24 24 (13.26%) TDD
25 22 (12.15%) Web Development
25 22 (12.15%) Mathematics
25 22 (12.15%) 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 12 (6.63%) IIS
2 7 (3.87%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.76%) CMS
4 3 (1.66%) Apache
4 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (21.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) HipChat
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.31%) GitHub
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.55%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.55%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.55%) GSM
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) LTE
2 1 (0.55%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) PBX
2 1 (0.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.55%) RANAP
2 1 (0.55%) RS-232
2 1 (0.55%) RS-485
2 1 (0.55%) RTP
2 1 (0.55%) Skype
2 1 (0.55%) UMTS
2 1 (0.55%) VoIP
2 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.87%) GIS
4 6 (3.31%) MySQL
4 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.66%) Big Data
5 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.66%) Redis
6 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) QGIS
7 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.31%) Subversion
4 4 (2.21%) Hudson
4 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.66%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) Capybara
6 2 (1.10%) GCC
6 2 (1.10%) JUnit
6 2 (1.10%) RSpec
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
6 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.55%) GDB
7 1 (0.55%) Gradle
7 1 (0.55%) Moq
7 1 (0.55%) PVCS
7 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.55%) Trac
7 1 (0.55%) VectorCAST
General
1 41 (22.65%) Finance
2 12 (6.63%) Aerospace
3 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.97%) Automotive
5 6 (3.31%) Electronics
6 5 (2.76%) Avionics
7 4 (2.21%) Retail
8 3 (1.66%) Banking
8 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.66%) Marketing
9 2 (1.10%) Front Office
10 1 (0.55%) French Language
10 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (40.88%) .NET
2 66 (36.46%) HTML
3 35 (19.34%) CSS
4 33 (18.23%) Web Services
5 28 (15.47%) ASP.NET
6 26 (14.36%) jQuery
7 25 (13.81%) HTML5
8 20 (11.05%) XML
9 16 (8.84%) WCF
9 16 (8.84%) XSLT
10 12 (6.63%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.52%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.52%) J2EE
12 9 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (4.97%) STL
12 9 (4.97%) WPF
13 8 (4.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (3.87%) Java EE
14 7 (3.87%) Spark Streaming
15 6 (3.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 63 (34.81%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.15%) Mathematics
3 14 (7.73%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.97%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.42%) CAN bus
6 8 (4.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.76%) Robotics
8 3 (1.66%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.66%) Cryptocurrency
8 3 (1.66%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.66%) Fintech
8 3 (1.66%) Life Science
8 3 (1.66%) Physics
8 3 (1.66%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.10%) Bitcoin
9 2 (1.10%) iPad
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.18%) Linux
2 49 (27.07%) Windows
3 11 (6.08%) Unix
4 7 (3.87%) Android
5 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (98.90%) Software Engineering
2 71 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.41%) OO
4 36 (19.89%) Scrum
5 24 (13.26%) TDD
6 22 (12.15%) SDLC
6 22 (12.15%) Web Development
7 19 (10.50%) OOP
8 17 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.29%) MVC
10 14 (7.73%) Video Processing
11 13 (7.18%) BDD
12 11 (6.08%) Fraud Detection
13 10 (5.52%) Extreme Programming
13 10 (5.52%) Open Source
13 10 (5.52%) Software Delivery
13 10 (5.52%) Web Design
14 9 (4.97%) CRM
14 9 (4.97%) Line Management
14 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 98 (54.14%) C#
2 82 (45.30%) C++
3 69 (38.12%) Java
4 63 (34.81%) JavaScript
5 44 (24.31%) SQL
6 33 (18.23%) Python
7 25 (13.81%) C
8 16 (8.84%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.21%) PHP
9 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.21%) Ruby
10 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.66%) Perl
10 3 (1.66%) Scala
10 3 (1.66%) VB
11 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.10%) Groovy
11 2 (1.10%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.10%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 96 (53.04%) Degree
2 11 (6.08%) PhD
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
1 1 (0.55%) Firmware
1 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Ansible
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
1 1 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.87%) Oracle
3 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.10%) RedGate
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco
4 1 (0.55%) Embarcadero
4 1 (0.55%) ESRI
4 1 (0.55%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.55%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Generous Pension, 26 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Dundee
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 25 days ago