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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Software Engineer
UK
Rank 758 868 894
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 83 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.072% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 62 64 68
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,800 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +120 79 £30,000 +20.00% 12
South West +32 25 £30,000 +33.33% 3
South East +70 18 £27,500 - 1
Bristol +3 12 £27,500 +37.50% 1
North West - 12 - - 2
Manchester - 12 - -
London +75 10 £35,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 9 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £22,500 - 1
Chippenham - 8 £30,000 -
Leeds - 7 £22,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £22,500 - 1
Berkshire +52 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Reading +49 6 £35,000 +3.70%
Hampshire +29 6 £25,000 -5.66%
East of England +21 4 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Cambridge +14 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Romsey - 4 £25,000 -
Surrey +49 3 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £27,500 -
City of London +44 2 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Scotland +22 2 £23,500 - 1
West Midlands +19 2 £29,000 +16.00%
Devon - 2 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £27,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £27,500 -
Plymouth - 2 £37,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £27,250 -
Glasgow - 2 £23,500 - 1

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 143 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 79 (54.86%) Degree
3 62 (43.06%) C++
4 59 (40.97%) Computer Science
4 59 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (38.89%) Java
6 53 (36.81%) JavaScript
7 49 (34.03%) C#
8 47 (32.64%) .NET
9 41 (28.47%) Windows
10 36 (25.00%) OO
10 36 (25.00%) SQL
11 32 (22.22%) HTML
11 32 (22.22%) Linux
12 28 (19.44%) Python
13 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 27 (18.75%) TDD
13 27 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 25 (17.36%) ASP.NET
14 25 (17.36%) C
15 24 (16.67%) CSS
16 22 (15.28%) Big Data
16 22 (15.28%) MVC
17 20 (13.89%) PHP
18 19 (13.19%) Web Services
18 19 (13.19%) OOP
18 19 (13.19%) Open Source
19 18 (12.50%) MySQL
19 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
20 17 (11.81%) 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 9 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.47%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.78%) Apache
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.78%) WordPress
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) SaaS
2 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) IaaS
3 4 (2.78%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) GitHub
4 2 (1.39%) Google Play
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Force.com
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) HTTP
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) 802.15
2 2 (1.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) Big Data
3 18 (12.50%) MySQL
3 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 15 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.47%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.47%) Redis
8 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.69%) Endeca
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.25%) Grunt
2 9 (6.25%) webpack
3 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.47%) gulp
5 5 (3.47%) Maven
5 5 (3.47%) Selenium
6 4 (2.78%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.78%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.08%) Gradle
8 2 (1.39%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.39%) Genymotion
8 2 (1.39%) PROIV
9 1 (0.69%) Babel
9 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.69%) Subversion
9 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 14 (9.72%) Finance
1 14 (9.72%) Games
2 13 (9.03%) Retail
3 7 (4.86%) Electronics
4 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.47%) Legal
6 4 (2.78%) Marketing
7 3 (2.08%) Automotive
8 2 (1.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Avionics
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (32.64%) .NET
2 32 (22.22%) HTML
3 27 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 25 (17.36%) ASP.NET
5 24 (16.67%) CSS
6 19 (13.19%) Web Services
7 14 (9.72%) RESTful
8 13 (9.03%) Node.js
9 12 (8.33%) LAMP
10 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (6.94%) DirectX
12 9 (6.25%) jQuery
13 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.56%) HTML5
13 8 (5.56%) OpenGL
13 8 (5.56%) SOAP
14 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.17%) Java EE
14 6 (4.17%) XML
15 5 (3.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (40.97%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Animation
4 7 (4.86%) User Experience
5 6 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.78%) Fintech
6 4 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.78%) PKI
7 3 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.08%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 3 (2.08%) Life Science
7 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) iPhone
8 2 (1.39%) PMI
8 2 (1.39%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.69%) BBC
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.47%) Windows
2 32 (22.22%) Linux
3 13 (9.03%) Unix
4 9 (6.25%) Android
5 8 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (99.31%) Software Engineering
2 59 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.00%) OO
4 27 (18.75%) TDD
5 22 (15.28%) MVC
6 19 (13.19%) OOP
6 19 (13.19%) Open Source
7 17 (11.81%) Scrum
7 17 (11.81%) SDLC
8 16 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 13 (9.03%) BDD
10 11 (7.64%) Game Development
10 11 (7.64%) Web Development
11 10 (6.94%) Automation Testing
12 9 (6.25%) Information Governance
12 9 (6.25%) Physics
12 9 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 9 (6.25%) Secure Coding
13 8 (5.56%) Content Development
14 7 (4.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.06%) C++
2 56 (38.89%) Java
3 53 (36.81%) JavaScript
4 49 (34.03%) C#
5 36 (25.00%) SQL
6 28 (19.44%) Python
7 25 (17.36%) C
8 20 (13.89%) PHP
9 9 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 6 (4.17%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.17%) Perl
10 6 (4.17%) Ruby
11 5 (3.47%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.08%) VB
13 2 (1.39%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.39%) Tcl
14 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (54.86%) Degree
2 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) PhD
4 2 (1.39%) HND
4 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) AAT
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (2.78%) HDFS
1 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Oracle
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.78%) VMware
4 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.08%) Google
5 2 (1.39%) Facebook
5 2 (1.39%) Twitter
6 1 (0.69%) Apple
6 1 (0.69%) Dell
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) Wonderware
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