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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 762 811 771
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 131 96 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.084% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 110 86 99
Average salary £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 124 £26,250 +0.96% 7
London +33 36 £33,750 +16.37% 2
South East +24 23 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +27 17 £25,000 +25.00%
Leeds - 17 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire - 17 £25,000 -
South West -29 16 £25,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +8 14 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Warwickshire - 11 £25,000 - 1
East of England -9 9 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Bristol -19 8 £25,000 +16.27%
Hampshire +4 7 £25,000 -9.09%
West Sussex +2 7 £20,000 -
Scotland -3 6 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Winchester - 6 £25,000 -
Cambridge +12 5 £25,000 -3.84%
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £25,000 -3.84%
Wiltshire +1 5 £22,000 -12.00%
Chippenham - 5 £22,000 -
North West +5 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands 0 3 £35,000 +55.55%
Crawley -2 3 £20,000 -
North East -8 3 £21,000 -6.66% 1
Gloucestershire -14 3 £27,000 -22.85%
Fife - 3 £38,000 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £26,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £35,000 -
Dunfermline - 3 £38,000 - 1
Northampton - 3 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £26,000 -

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 188 (86.24%) Software Engineering
2 137 (62.84%) Java
3 110 (50.46%) Degree
4 108 (49.54%) C#
5 94 (43.12%) .NET
6 91 (41.74%) Computer Science
7 90 (41.28%) C++
7 90 (41.28%) SQL
8 87 (39.91%) HTML
9 68 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (28.90%) JavaScript
11 55 (25.23%) ASP.NET
12 45 (20.64%) Finance
13 36 (16.51%) SQL Server
14 35 (16.06%) Scrum
15 34 (15.60%) OO
16 32 (14.68%) Oracle
17 31 (14.22%) CSS
18 28 (12.84%) WPF
19 27 (12.39%) Mathematics
19 27 (12.39%) Python
20 26 (11.93%) C
21 25 (11.47%) Linux
21 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
21 25 (11.47%) TDD
22 24 (11.01%) MVC
23 23 (10.55%) XML
23 23 (10.55%) Retail
23 23 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
24 22 (10.09%) Android

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (6.88%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.05%) Apache
3 9 (4.13%) JBoss
4 8 (3.67%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.38%) SAS
7 2 (0.92%) CMS
7 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
2 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) GitHub
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) LAN
2 3 (1.38%) MPLS
2 3 (1.38%) VPLS
2 3 (1.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.17%) MySQL
3 6 (2.75%) SQLite
4 5 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.42%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.67%) Subversion
5 7 (3.21%) Maven
6 6 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.29%) Eclipse RCP
7 5 (2.29%) NUnit
7 5 (2.29%) JUnit
7 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.29%) Selenium
8 4 (1.83%) Ant
9 3 (1.38%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.38%) Mockito
9 3 (1.38%) Hudson
10 2 (0.92%) MSTest
10 2 (0.92%) Moq
10 2 (0.92%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.92%) JMeter
11 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 45 (20.64%) Finance
2 23 (10.55%) Retail
3 19 (8.72%) Banking
4 18 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 16 (7.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (6.88%) Electronics
7 7 (3.21%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.29%) Military
10 2 (0.92%) Games
10 2 (0.92%) Legal
10 2 (0.92%) Automotive
10 2 (0.92%) Front Office
10 2 (0.92%) French Language
11 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (43.12%) .NET
2 87 (39.91%) HTML
3 55 (25.23%) ASP.NET
4 31 (14.22%) CSS
5 28 (12.84%) WPF
6 23 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (10.55%) XML
7 20 (9.17%) Apache Flex
8 19 (8.72%) HTML5
9 17 (7.80%) jQuery
10 16 (7.34%) .NET Framework
10 16 (7.34%) Spring
11 14 (6.42%) WCF
12 13 (5.96%) Web Services
12 13 (5.96%) J2EE
13 10 (4.59%) Servlets
14 9 (4.13%) Ajax
15 8 (3.67%) AngularJS
16 7 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 91 (41.74%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.39%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.80%) NHS
4 9 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.29%) User Experience
5 5 (2.29%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (1.83%) Physics
6 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.92%) Derivative
8 2 (0.92%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.46%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.47%) Linux
2 22 (10.09%) Windows
2 22 (10.09%) Android
3 16 (7.34%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.75%) UNIX
6 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (86.24%) Software Engineering
2 68 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.06%) Scrum
4 34 (15.60%) OO
5 25 (11.47%) TDD
6 24 (11.01%) MVC
7 19 (8.72%) SDLC
8 18 (8.26%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.96%) OOD
9 13 (5.96%) OOP
10 12 (5.50%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.59%) Software Testing
12 9 (4.13%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.67%) UML
14 7 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (2.75%) Embedded Software Development
15 6 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (2.75%) Configuration Management
15 6 (2.75%) Pair Programming
15 6 (2.75%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (62.84%) Java
2 108 (49.54%) C#
3 90 (41.28%) C++
3 90 (41.28%) SQL
4 63 (28.90%) JavaScript
5 27 (12.39%) Python
6 26 (11.93%) C
7 15 (6.88%) PHP
8 12 (5.50%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.21%) VB
10 6 (2.75%) Ruby
10 6 (2.75%) F#
11 5 (2.29%) VB6
11 5 (2.29%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.83%) Perl
12 4 (1.83%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.38%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.38%) C-shell
13 3 (1.38%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 110 (50.46%) Degree
2 10 (4.59%) PhD
3 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (14.68%) Oracle
2 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.92%) Progress
4 2 (0.92%) Atmel
4 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) PayPal
5 1 (0.46%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe
5 1 (0.46%) HP
5 1 (0.46%) EMC
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