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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 795 809 781
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 103 124 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 95 117 92
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,900
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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 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 30 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
(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 +17 91 £25,000 -9.09% 13
London +14 23 £30,000 +12.14% 3
East of England +13 16 £25,500 -2.85% 3
West Midlands +2 14 £25,000 +2.04% 1
South West -27 14 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Scotland +19 12 £24,000 +4.34% 1
South East +4 12 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Warwickshire -9 10 £25,000 - 1
Edinburgh +10 8 £24,000 +4.34% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East Midlands +10 7 £22,500 - 1
Hampshire +10 6 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Suffolk +3 6 £25,000 +16.27%
Ipswich -15 6 £25,000 +16.27%
Cambridge +12 5 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Wiltshire -5 5 £30,000 +29.03% 1
Bristol -8 5 £19,000 -11.62% 1
Chippenham - 5 £30,000 - 1
Winchester - 5 £25,000 - 1
Uxbridge -1 3 £30,000 -6.25%
Dorset -1 3 £21,500 -21.81%
Bournemouth -6 3 £21,500 -21.81%
Leeds - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Malvern - 3 £25,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
City of London +40 2 £43,750 +48.30%

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 162 (83.08%) Software Engineering
2 125 (64.10%) Degree
3 107 (54.87%) Java
4 98 (50.26%) Computer Science
5 90 (46.15%) C#
6 78 (40.00%) HTML
7 74 (37.95%) C++
8 73 (37.44%) JavaScript
9 72 (36.92%) .NET
10 64 (32.82%) SQL
11 46 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (23.08%) ASP.NET
13 43 (22.05%) Finance
14 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
15 34 (17.44%) OO
16 31 (15.90%) CSS
17 29 (14.87%) Linux
18 27 (13.85%) C
18 27 (13.85%) Microsoft
19 26 (13.33%) Python
20 25 (12.82%) MVC
21 23 (11.79%) QA
21 23 (11.79%) Oracle
22 22 (11.28%) Mathematics
22 22 (11.28%) Spring
23 21 (10.77%) XML
24 20 (10.26%) MySQL
25 19 (9.74%) Banking
25 19 (9.74%) WPF
25 19 (9.74%) Unit Testing

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (6.15%) WebLogic
1 12 (6.15%) JBoss
2 9 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.10%) Apache
4 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) LAN
2 3 (1.54%) MPLS
2 3 (1.54%) VPLS
2 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.54%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) NFC
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.26%) MySQL
3 6 (3.08%) SQLite
4 5 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.51%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.51%) Big Data
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (8.21%) Eclipse
2 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.15%) Selenium
4 9 (4.62%) Eclipse RCP
5 8 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.56%) HP UFT
7 5 (2.56%) Subversion
8 4 (2.05%) Maven
8 4 (2.05%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.05%) NUnit
8 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.54%) Hudson
9 3 (1.54%) Ant
10 2 (1.03%) JUnit
10 2 (1.03%) JMeter
10 2 (1.03%) JIRA
10 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.03%) MSTest
10 2 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 43 (22.05%) Finance
2 19 (9.74%) Banking
3 17 (8.72%) Electronics
4 13 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.62%) Retail
6 8 (4.10%) Aerospace
7 6 (3.08%) French Language
8 3 (1.54%) Games
8 3 (1.54%) Military
8 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.00%) HTML
2 72 (36.92%) .NET
3 45 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 31 (15.90%) CSS
5 22 (11.28%) Spring
6 21 (10.77%) XML
7 19 (9.74%) WPF
8 17 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (8.21%) WCF
9 16 (8.21%) jQuery
9 16 (8.21%) Ajax
10 13 (6.67%) Web Services
10 13 (6.67%) J2EE
10 13 (6.67%) HTML5
11 10 (5.13%) Servlets
12 9 (4.62%) Struts
12 9 (4.62%) JSP
12 9 (4.62%) SWT
12 9 (4.62%) GWT
13 8 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 98 (50.26%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.28%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.62%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.10%) GIS
4 8 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.08%) User Experience
6 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.05%) Physics
7 3 (1.54%) NHS
7 3 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.51%) iPhone
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Linux
2 15 (7.69%) Windows
3 12 (6.15%) Android
4 10 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.56%) UNIX
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (83.08%) Software Engineering
2 46 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (17.44%) OO
4 25 (12.82%) MVC
5 19 (9.74%) Unit Testing
6 17 (8.72%) TDD
7 16 (8.21%) Scrum
7 16 (8.21%) Web Development
8 13 (6.67%) SDLC
9 11 (5.64%) OOP
10 10 (5.13%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.62%) UML
11 9 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.62%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.10%) OOD
13 6 (3.08%) Mobile Development
14 5 (2.56%) Migration
14 5 (2.56%) System Testing
14 5 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.87%) Java
2 90 (46.15%) C#
3 74 (37.95%) C++
4 73 (37.44%) JavaScript
5 64 (32.82%) SQL
6 27 (13.85%) C
7 26 (13.33%) Python
8 14 (7.18%) VB.NET
9 12 (6.15%) PHP
10 7 (3.59%) Ruby
11 6 (3.08%) VB
12 5 (2.56%) VB6
13 4 (2.05%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.54%) Perl
14 3 (1.54%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.54%) Lisp
14 3 (1.54%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.54%) F#
Qualifications
1 125 (64.10%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) PhD
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
1 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.03%) Progress
3 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.51%) Zend
4 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.51%) Atmel
4 1 (0.51%) Ektron
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