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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 843 896 875
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 89 82 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.074% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.076% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 83 74 108
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +61 87 £30,000 +20.00% 13
South East +55 32 £30,000 +20.00% 6
London +27 27 £32,858 +9.52% 6
Surrey - 19 £30,000 - 3
Woking - 18 £30,000 - 2
East of England +37 13 £32,500 +10.16%
City of London +68 12 £32,500 -25.71% 2
West Midlands -22 10 £29,000 +16.00%
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Warwickshire 0 7 £29,000 +16.00%
North West - 7 £32,858 -
Cambridge +13 6 £35,000 +16.66%
East Midlands +11 6 £30,000 +33.33%
Leamington Spa - 6 £29,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £30,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +18 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Northampton +15 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Bedfordshire - 5 £30,000 -
Bedford - 5 £30,000 -
Manchester - 4 £32,858 -
Hampshire -1 3 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £19,000 -
Berkshire +19 2 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Reading +18 2 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Dudley +4 2 £25,000 +4.16%
Scotland +4 2 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Runcorn - 2 £19,000 -
Yorkshire +22 1 £27,500 -

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 175 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 107 (60.45%) Degree
3 93 (52.54%) C#
4 91 (51.41%) C++
5 73 (41.24%) .NET
6 72 (40.68%) Computer Science
7 65 (36.72%) Java
8 63 (35.59%) Windows
9 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (32.77%) HTML
11 53 (29.94%) JavaScript
12 48 (27.12%) SQL Server
12 48 (27.12%) OO
13 44 (24.86%) Linux
14 42 (23.73%) SQL
15 40 (22.60%) Finance
16 36 (20.34%) Microsoft
17 35 (19.77%) C
18 31 (17.51%) Web Services
19 30 (16.95%) Python
20 29 (16.38%) VB.NET
21 28 (15.82%) ASP.NET
21 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
22 27 (15.25%) Mathematics
23 26 (14.69%) HTML5
24 24 (13.56%) Scrum
25 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
26 22 (12.43%) CSS
27 21 (11.86%) Video Processing
28 18 (10.17%) Web Development

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 10 (5.65%) IIS
2 5 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.26%) JBoss
3 4 (2.26%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (15.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) HipChat
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.13%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) 802.15
3 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.08%) GIS
3 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.39%) MySQL
5 3 (1.69%) QGIS
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.13%) Big Data
6 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.39%) Subversion
2 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.69%) Hudson
5 2 (1.13%) JUnit
5 2 (1.13%) Maven
5 2 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Capybara
6 1 (0.56%) GCC
6 1 (0.56%) PVCS
6 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.56%) RSpec
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 40 (22.60%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Automotive
3 6 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.82%) Avionics
4 5 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (2.26%) Banking
5 4 (2.26%) French Language
6 3 (1.69%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (41.24%) .NET
2 58 (32.77%) HTML
3 31 (17.51%) Web Services
4 28 (15.82%) ASP.NET
5 26 (14.69%) HTML5
6 22 (12.43%) CSS
7 17 (9.60%) jQuery
7 17 (9.60%) XML
8 15 (8.47%) XSLT
9 12 (6.78%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.21%) J2EE
11 10 (5.65%) WinForms
11 10 (5.65%) WPF
12 9 (5.08%) MFC
12 9 (5.08%) WCF
13 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (3.39%) Spring
14 6 (3.39%) XSD
15 5 (2.82%) Struts
15 5 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (40.68%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.25%) Mathematics
3 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.78%) Fat Client
4 12 (6.78%) Thin Client
5 11 (6.21%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (6.21%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (5.08%) CAN bus
6 9 (5.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.82%) Fintech
7 5 (2.82%) Robotics
8 4 (2.26%) Bitcoin
8 4 (2.26%) Blockchain
8 4 (2.26%) Cryptocurrency
9 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.69%) Physics
10 2 (1.13%) iPad
10 2 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.59%) Windows
2 44 (24.86%) Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Android
4 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) Unix
5 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 59 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (27.12%) OO
4 24 (13.56%) Scrum
5 21 (11.86%) Video Processing
6 18 (10.17%) Web Development
7 15 (8.47%) OOP
8 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.91%) TDD
9 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.34%) MVC
10 12 (6.78%) SDLC
11 11 (6.21%) Image Processing
12 10 (5.65%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (5.65%) Signal Processing
12 10 (5.65%) Software Delivery
13 9 (5.08%) Analytics
13 9 (5.08%) BDD
14 8 (4.52%) Multithreading
14 8 (4.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (52.54%) C#
2 91 (51.41%) C++
3 65 (36.72%) Java
4 53 (29.94%) JavaScript
5 42 (23.73%) SQL
6 35 (19.77%) C
7 30 (16.95%) Python
8 29 (16.38%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.39%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.82%) Scala
11 4 (2.26%) Erlang
11 4 (2.26%) Haskell
11 4 (2.26%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.26%) OCaml
11 4 (2.26%) PHP
12 3 (1.69%) Perl
12 3 (1.69%) Ruby
12 3 (1.69%) VB
13 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (60.45%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) PhD
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Ansible
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.52%) Oracle
3 2 (1.13%) RedGate
4 1 (0.56%) Embarcadero
4 1 (0.56%) ESRI
4 1 (0.56%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.56%) Telerik
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30156 - £35560 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Recuitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 31k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McLaren Racing
Salary: Competitive Salary - depending on experience + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South East London
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago