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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 797 784 790
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 89 141 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80 133 97
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
101925 112965 102678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.63% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83823 92812 85368
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -9 74 £25,000 - 9
London +32 20 £30,000 +20.00% 1
South West -23 16 £21,500 -4.44% 4
Scotland +22 15 £24,000 +3.22% 1
East of England +11 14 £26,250 -4.54% 1
Edinburgh +19 11 £24,000 -
West Midlands -7 8 £25,000 +2.04%
South East -9 8 £28,500 +3.63% 2
East Midlands +11 7 £22,500 -
Dorset 0 6 £21,500 -21.81% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Suffolk +9 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Warwickshire -4 5 £25,000 -
Bournemouth -5 5 £21,500 -21.81%
Ipswich -6 5 £25,000 +16.27%
Bristol -11 5 £19,000 -11.62% 1
West Sussex +3 4 £28,500 +21.27%
Derbyshire - 4 £21,500 -
Cambridge +14 3 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Hertfordshire +8 3 £29,500 +2.60%
Somerset +8 3 £26,500 +26.19% 2
City of London - 3 £43,750 -
Yeovil - 3 £26,500 -
Derby - 3 £21,500 -
Dundee +4 2 £30,000 +36.36%
Nottingham +3 2 £22,500 -
Uxbridge -6 2 £30,000 -6.25%
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £22,500 -
Wiltshire -7 2 £30,000 +39.53%
Worcestershire - 2 £25,000 -

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 147 (81.67%) Software Engineering
2 126 (70.00%) Degree
3 94 (52.22%) Computer Science
4 90 (50.00%) Java
5 82 (45.56%) JavaScript
6 78 (43.33%) C#
7 70 (38.89%) C++
8 68 (37.78%) HTML
9 66 (36.67%) .NET
10 47 (26.11%) SQL
11 41 (22.78%) ASP.NET
12 38 (21.11%) SQL Server
13 36 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (19.44%) Finance
15 33 (18.33%) OO
16 32 (17.78%) Microsoft
16 32 (17.78%) CSS
17 28 (15.56%) Linux
17 28 (15.56%) QA
18 25 (13.89%) C
19 23 (12.78%) MS Excel
20 21 (11.67%) Web Development
20 21 (11.67%) Unit Testing
21 20 (11.11%) WPF
21 20 (11.11%) MVC
22 19 (10.56%) Python
22 19 (10.56%) Windows
22 19 (10.56%) MySQL
22 19 (10.56%) Ajax
22 19 (10.56%) Mathematics

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (6.11%) JBoss
1 11 (6.11%) WebLogic
1 11 (6.11%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.00%) Apache
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.67%) SAS
5 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
1 3 (1.67%) MPLS
1 3 (1.67%) LAN
1 3 (1.67%) VPLS
2 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Extranet
3 1 (0.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.56%) MySQL
3 3 (1.67%) SQLite
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.56%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 14 (7.78%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.67%) Selenium
4 11 (6.11%) Eclipse RCP
5 7 (3.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.22%) NUnit
6 4 (2.22%) Subversion
6 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.11%) JIRA
7 2 (1.11%) Moq
7 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.11%) MSTest
7 2 (1.11%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.56%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (19.44%) Finance
2 18 (10.00%) Banking
3 16 (8.89%) Electronics
4 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.44%) French Language
5 8 (4.44%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.67%) Games
7 3 (1.67%) Military
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.78%) HTML
2 66 (36.67%) .NET
3 41 (22.78%) ASP.NET
4 32 (17.78%) CSS
5 20 (11.11%) WPF
6 19 (10.56%) Ajax
7 18 (10.00%) Spring
7 18 (10.00%) jQuery
8 17 (9.44%) WCF
9 13 (7.22%) J2EE
9 13 (7.22%) XML
9 13 (7.22%) HTML5
10 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.11%) JSP
11 11 (6.11%) Struts
11 11 (6.11%) SWT
11 11 (6.11%) GWT
12 10 (5.56%) Servlets
13 9 (5.00%) Web Services
14 8 (4.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (52.22%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.56%) Mathematics
3 11 (6.11%) GIS
4 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.33%) User Experience
7 4 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.67%) Physics
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) Informatics
9 1 (0.56%) Robotics
9 1 (0.56%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.56%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) Windows
3 15 (8.33%) Android
4 12 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.78%) UNIX
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (81.67%) Software Engineering
2 36 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.33%) OO
4 21 (11.67%) Web Development
4 21 (11.67%) Unit Testing
5 20 (11.11%) MVC
6 13 (7.22%) SDLC
7 12 (6.67%) TDD
7 12 (6.67%) UML
7 12 (6.67%) Scrum
8 11 (6.11%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 8 (4.44%) Multithreading
10 8 (4.44%) OOP
10 8 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.89%) Automation Testing
11 7 (3.89%) System Testing
12 6 (3.33%) OOD
13 5 (2.78%) Migration
14 4 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.00%) Java
2 82 (45.56%) JavaScript
3 78 (43.33%) C#
4 70 (38.89%) C++
5 47 (26.11%) SQL
6 25 (13.89%) C
7 19 (10.56%) Python
8 14 (7.78%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.89%) PHP
10 6 (3.33%) VB
11 5 (2.78%) VB6
12 4 (2.22%) Ruby
12 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.67%) Lisp
13 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.67%) Perl
13 3 (1.67%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.11%) C-shell
14 2 (1.11%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 126 (70.00%) Degree
2 11 (6.11%) PhD
3 6 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.67%) ISEB
7 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.11%) Progress
3 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.56%) Zend
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) Atmel
4 1 (0.56%) Ektron
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