The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 767 770 770
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 129 99 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.096% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 121 91 83
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 2014 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 11 July 2014. 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 0 111 £27,500 - 13
South West +22 35 £25,000 +4.16%
South East -15 25 £28,500 +14.00% 2
London -34 25 £28,500 -5.00% 3
East of England -13 16 £25,500 -15.00% 6
Dorset +5 14 £27,500 +7.84%
Scotland -5 11 £22,500 -10.00%
Surrey +8 9 £25,000 -9.09%
Hampshire -4 9 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Bristol +8 7 £21,500 -4.44%
Milton Keynes +2 7 £28,500 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £28,500 +8.57% 1
Edinburgh -9 7 £23,000 +4.54%
Cambridgeshire -13 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Cambridge -14 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Bath - 7 £21,000 -
Bournemouth - 7 £27,500 -
Somerset - 7 £21,000 -
West Midlands +5 6 £23,500 +10.58%
Poole -10 6 £27,500 +7.84%
Hertfordshire -11 6 £26,250 -17.96% 1
Southampton +5 4 £27,500 - 1
Sunderland - 4 £22,500 -
Swindon - 4 £25,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 £23,500 -
Petersfield - 4 £27,500 -
Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £25,000 -
North East - 4 £22,500 - 1

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 243 (91.01%) Software Engineering
2 137 (51.31%) Degree
3 134 (50.19%) Computer Science
4 118 (44.19%) C++
5 111 (41.57%) C#
6 110 (41.20%) Java
7 87 (32.58%) .NET
8 78 (29.21%) HTML
9 71 (26.59%) C
10 69 (25.84%) Linux
11 68 (25.47%) SQL
12 59 (22.10%) JavaScript
13 56 (20.97%) Windows
13 56 (20.97%) Finance
14 44 (16.48%) OO
15 43 (16.10%) ASP.NET
16 39 (14.61%) Python
17 37 (13.86%) Microsoft
17 37 (13.86%) Mathematics
18 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
19 34 (12.73%) UNIX
20 33 (12.36%) CSS
21 32 (11.99%) Unit Testing
22 31 (11.61%) Eclipse
23 29 (10.86%) WebSphere
24 27 (10.11%) QA
24 27 (10.11%) MVC
25 26 (9.74%) Spring
25 26 (9.74%) Banking
26 24 (8.99%) Agile Software Development

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 29 (10.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (6.37%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.25%) SAS
5 5 (1.87%) Apache
5 5 (1.87%) WordPress
6 3 (1.12%) Moodle
6 3 (1.12%) Node.js
6 3 (1.12%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Maya
3 1 (0.37%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.75%) Internet
2 4 (1.50%) Wireless
3 3 (1.12%) LTE
3 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.12%) 4G
4 2 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.49%) MySQL
4 6 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.12%) BigTable
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
7 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (11.61%) Eclipse
2 20 (7.49%) Eclipse RCP
3 18 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.12%) JUnit
5 7 (2.62%) NUnit
6 5 (1.87%) CruiseControl
6 5 (1.87%) JIRA
6 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.50%) WinDbg
7 4 (1.50%) Hudson
7 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.50%) Subversion
7 4 (1.50%) Maven
7 4 (1.50%) Ant
7 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.12%) Selenium
9 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
General
1 56 (20.97%) Finance
2 26 (9.74%) Banking
3 17 (6.37%) Electronics
3 17 (6.37%) French Language
4 15 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.62%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.62%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (32.58%) .NET
2 78 (29.21%) HTML
3 43 (16.10%) ASP.NET
4 33 (12.36%) CSS
5 26 (9.74%) Spring
6 24 (8.99%) .NET Framework
7 20 (7.49%) HTML5
8 19 (7.12%) jQuery
9 18 (6.74%) WPF
10 17 (6.37%) GWT
10 17 (6.37%) SWT
10 17 (6.37%) Struts
11 16 (5.99%) XML
11 16 (5.99%) Hibernate
12 15 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (5.24%) WCF
14 13 (4.87%) Dojo
15 12 (4.49%) WinForms
16 9 (3.37%) Web Services
17 8 (3.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (50.19%) Computer Science
2 37 (13.86%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.12%) Physics
4 18 (6.74%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (5.99%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.49%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (3.75%) Firmware
8 9 (3.37%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.25%) Open Source
10 5 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.87%) E-Learning
10 5 (1.87%) VHDL
10 5 (1.87%) Verilog
11 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.12%) Social Media
12 3 (1.12%) iPad
12 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.75%) SCADA
13 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.84%) Linux
2 56 (20.97%) Windows
3 34 (12.73%) UNIX
4 21 (7.87%) Android
5 16 (5.99%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.25%) Debian
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (91.01%) Software Engineering
2 44 (16.48%) OO
3 32 (11.99%) Unit Testing
4 27 (10.11%) MVC
5 24 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (6.37%) Problem Management
7 13 (4.87%) Web Development
7 13 (4.87%) OOD
7 13 (4.87%) Financial Modelling
8 12 (4.49%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (3.75%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.37%) OOP
10 9 (3.37%) Multithreading
11 8 (3.00%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (2.62%) TDD
12 7 (2.62%) Signal Processing
13 6 (2.25%) Automated Testing
14 5 (1.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (1.87%) Test Automation
15 4 (1.50%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 118 (44.19%) C++
2 111 (41.57%) C#
3 110 (41.20%) Java
4 71 (26.59%) C
5 68 (25.47%) SQL
6 59 (22.10%) JavaScript
7 39 (14.61%) Python
8 19 (7.12%) Perl
9 16 (5.99%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.87%) VBA
11 11 (4.12%) Ruby
11 11 (4.12%) PHP
11 11 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.75%) Embedded C
13 9 (3.37%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.00%) Assembly Language
15 7 (2.62%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.87%) Lisp
16 5 (1.87%) Embedded C++
16 5 (1.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 137 (51.31%) Degree
2 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.87%) PhD
4 4 (1.50%) ISEB
5 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.11%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) WAI
Vendors
1 37 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.24%) Oracle
3 17 (6.37%) JBoss
4 8 (3.00%) Google
5 6 (2.25%) SAP
6 5 (1.87%) Siebel
6 5 (1.87%) IBM
6 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.50%) Atmel
8 3 (1.12%) Intel
9 2 (0.75%) VMware
10 1 (0.37%) QNX
10 1 (0.37%) BT
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Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 32,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
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Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
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