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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 798 776 782
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 92 129 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 84 120 93
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -17 85 £26,500 +6.00% 9
South East -2 30 £26,500 +6.00% 1
London 0 18 £31,500 +5.00% 2
South West -33 16 £21,500 -8.51% 3
Berkshire -1 13 £22,000 -
East of England +9 10 £28,750 +4.54% 1
West Sussex +8 10 £26,500 +12.76%
Crawley -5 10 £26,500 +6.00%
Surrey -7 10 £26,500 +6.00%
Dorset -20 8 £21,500 -21.81%
Scotland +26 6 £24,500 +4.25% 1
East Midlands +16 6 £30,000 +33.33%
Horsham +7 6 £26,500 +17.77%
Reading -7 6 £19,000 -13.63%
Redhill - 6 £26,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Edinburgh +11 5 £24,000 +4.34% 1
Bristol -12 5 £20,000 -6.97% 2
Bournemouth -19 5 £21,500 -21.81%
Cambridge +7 4 £27,500 - 1
City of London +6 4 - -
Northampton - 4 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £37,500 -
Somerset +5 3 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Guildford +1 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Yorkshire -3 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -6 3 £27,500 +2.80%
York +14 2 £35,000 +29.62%
North Yorkshire +6 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Hertfordshire - 2 £30,000 -

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 155 (82.89%) Software Engineering
2 125 (66.84%) Degree
3 94 (50.27%) Computer Science
4 90 (48.13%) JavaScript
5 87 (46.52%) C#
6 82 (43.85%) .NET
7 74 (39.57%) Java
8 70 (37.43%) C++
9 62 (33.16%) HTML
10 47 (25.13%) SQL Server
11 43 (22.99%) ASP.NET
12 42 (22.46%) SQL
13 37 (19.79%) OO
14 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
15 35 (18.72%) Web Development
16 34 (18.18%) QA
17 32 (17.11%) WPF
17 32 (17.11%) Linux
17 32 (17.11%) Finance
18 31 (16.58%) CSS
19 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (14.97%) MS Excel
21 27 (14.44%) Windows
22 26 (13.90%) MySQL
23 22 (11.76%) MVC
23 22 (11.76%) Selenium
23 22 (11.76%) WCF
24 21 (11.23%) Spring
24 21 (11.23%) Unit Testing
24 21 (11.23%) HTML5

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (6.42%) Apache
2 10 (5.35%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.35%) JBoss
3 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.14%) SAS
5 3 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Summit
2 1 (0.53%) HFM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Extranet
2 1 (0.53%) NFC
2 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.90%) MySQL
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.07%) MS Access
4 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.53%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (11.76%) Selenium
2 13 (6.95%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.35%) Eclipse RCP
5 6 (3.21%) Subversion
5 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.14%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.60%) NUnit
7 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.60%) xUnit.net
8 2 (1.07%) JIRA
8 2 (1.07%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.53%) JUnit
9 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (17.11%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Banking
3 13 (6.95%) Electronics
4 10 (5.35%) French Language
5 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Games
6 6 (3.21%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.67%) Military
8 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.14%) Retail
9 3 (1.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (43.85%) .NET
2 62 (33.16%) HTML
3 43 (22.99%) ASP.NET
4 32 (17.11%) WPF
5 31 (16.58%) CSS
6 22 (11.76%) WCF
7 21 (11.23%) HTML5
7 21 (11.23%) Spring
8 20 (10.70%) jQuery
9 17 (9.09%) J2EE
10 16 (8.56%) Ajax
11 15 (8.02%) JSP
12 14 (7.49%) Servlets
13 13 (6.95%) XML
13 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (6.42%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.35%) SWT
15 10 (5.35%) Struts
15 10 (5.35%) GWT
15 10 (5.35%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 94 (50.27%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.02%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.95%) GIS
5 7 (3.74%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.21%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (2.67%) Physics
8 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.60%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.07%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.53%) Robotics
11 1 (0.53%) iPhone
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.53%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.11%) Linux
2 27 (14.44%) Windows
3 17 (9.09%) Android
4 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.21%) UNIX
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (82.89%) Software Engineering
2 37 (19.79%) OO
3 35 (18.72%) Web Development
4 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.76%) MVC
6 21 (11.23%) Unit Testing
7 14 (7.49%) UML
8 13 (6.95%) Waterfall
9 12 (6.42%) System Testing
9 12 (6.42%) Automation Testing
9 12 (6.42%) OOP
10 11 (5.88%) Scrum
11 10 (5.35%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.28%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.28%) Android Development
13 7 (3.74%) TDD
13 7 (3.74%) Software Testing
14 6 (3.21%) OOD
14 6 (3.21%) Manual Testing
14 6 (3.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 90 (48.13%) JavaScript
2 87 (46.52%) C#
3 74 (39.57%) Java
4 70 (37.43%) C++
5 42 (22.46%) SQL
6 18 (9.63%) C
7 14 (7.49%) Python
8 11 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.28%) PHP
10 7 (3.74%) Ruby
11 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.14%) Lisp
12 4 (2.14%) Perl
13 3 (1.60%) VB
13 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.07%) Scala
14 2 (1.07%) VB6
15 1 (0.53%) PHP5
15 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 125 (66.84%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) PhD
3 9 (4.81%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.21%) ISEB
5 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle
3 3 (1.60%) Nokia
4 2 (1.07%) Progress
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.53%) Zend
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.53%) Atmel
5 1 (0.53%) Ektron
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