The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 121 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2430 2937 2898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.71% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.82% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2183 2530 2507
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Junior in the job title.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior within the UK.

Junior Salary Trend in the UK

Junior
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Junior Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 2299 £28,500 +3.63% 360
London -13 901 £32,500 - 142
South East -30 457 £27,500 +3.77% 60
North West +19 195 £25,000 +4.16% 33
West Midlands +5 188 £23,250 -7.00% 22
City of London -1 165 £37,500 +7.14% 40
South West -10 163 £25,000 - 18
East of England -17 151 £30,000 +20.00% 39
Manchester +23 118 £25,000 +4.16% 24
East Midlands -14 111 £23,250 -10.57% 17
Hampshire -6 110 £27,500 - 15
Yorkshire -32 110 £26,750 +7.00% 22
Surrey -23 88 £25,000 -3.84% 7
Birmingham +9 82 £22,500 -10.00% 10
Berkshire -36 64 £29,000 +9.43% 10
West Yorkshire -39 62 £27,500 +10.00% 13
Cheshire +45 58 £25,000 - 5
Bristol +9 57 £30,000 +20.00% 5
East Sussex +13 52 £26,500 -3.63% 4
Scotland +29 51 £27,500 - 9
Wales +19 47 £25,000 +2.04% 9
West Sussex +10 46 £30,000 +27.65% 6
Brighton +22 44 £26,500 -3.63% 3
Oxfordshire -7 43 £30,000 +9.09% 9
Leeds -7 41 £27,500 +14.58% 10
South Wales +12 40 £25,000 - 7
Hertfordshire -12 39 £31,000 +24.00% 11
Nottinghamshire -30 37 £27,500 +5.76% 5
Basingstoke +17 36 £28,000 -6.66% 5
Nottingham -20 34 £27,500 +5.76% 3

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 1534 (30.65%) C#
2 1462 (29.21%) SQL
3 1442 (28.81%) .NET
4 1434 (28.65%) Degree
5 1422 (28.41%) JavaScript
6 1364 (27.25%) HTML
7 1231 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
8 1149 (22.96%) CSS
9 1069 (21.36%) SQL Server
10 937 (18.72%) ASP.NET
11 899 (17.96%) MVC
12 889 (17.76%) Finance
13 838 (16.74%) Java
14 781 (15.60%) Computer Science
15 675 (13.49%) Microsoft
16 624 (12.47%) Windows
17 617 (12.33%) jQuery
18 596 (11.91%) Linux
19 553 (11.05%) TDD
20 531 (10.61%) Web Development
21 490 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
22 479 (9.57%) MS Excel
23 463 (9.25%) PHP
24 451 (9.01%) Python
25 446 (8.91%) Software Engineering
26 434 (8.67%) HTML5
27 424 (8.47%) AngularJS
28 421 (8.41%) Scrum
29 410 (8.19%) OO
30 407 (8.13%) MySQL

Junior 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
1 134 (2.68%) CMS
2 100 (2.00%) WordPress
3 89 (1.78%) IIS
4 82 (1.64%) Apache
5 72 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 56 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 49 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 42 (0.84%) Drupal
9 36 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 32 (0.64%) Umbraco
11 28 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 25 (0.50%) JBoss
12 25 (0.50%) SAS
13 20 (0.40%) Joomla!
13 20 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 19 (0.38%) Confluence
15 18 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.32%) Apache Spark
16 16 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 479 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 275 (5.49%) MS Office
3 65 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 55 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 51 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
7 39 (0.78%) MS Project
8 30 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.28%) InDesign
10 12 (0.24%) SPSS
11 11 (0.22%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.18%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.100%) Stata
15 4 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.060%) 3ds Max
16 3 (0.060%) Blender
16 3 (0.060%) InVision
17 2 (0.040%) HipChat
17 2 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 80 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.84%) Magento
3 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
6 9 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.18%) SAP GRC
7 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.12%) HFM
8 6 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.12%) nopCommerce
8 6 (0.12%) OpenCart
8 6 (0.12%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.100%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.100%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.100%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 162 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (1.40%) GitHub
4 61 (1.22%) SaaS
5 49 (0.98%) Office 365
6 23 (0.46%) Sage Pay
7 18 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 16 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 16 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.20%) AdWords
10 10 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
10 10 (0.20%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.16%) PaaS
13 7 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 141 (2.82%) Internet
2 101 (2.02%) Firewall
3 66 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.20%) DNS
5 59 (1.18%) VoIP
6 53 (1.06%) VPN
7 43 (0.86%) WAN
8 41 (0.82%) Network Security
9 39 (0.78%) HTTP
9 39 (0.78%) Intranet
9 39 (0.78%) LAN
10 34 (0.68%) DHCP
11 22 (0.44%) Wireless
12 21 (0.42%) MPLS
13 20 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (0.34%) Broadband
14 17 (0.34%) Unified Communications
15 15 (0.30%) Ethernet
15 15 (0.30%) SMTP
16 14 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1069 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 407 (8.13%) MySQL
3 217 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 186 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 168 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 166 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 148 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 114 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 109 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
10 88 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 84 (1.68%) Big Data
12 68 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 64 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 47 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
16 45 (0.90%) Oracle Database
17 35 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
18 34 (0.68%) Hadoop
19 31 (0.62%) Data Mining
20 26 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 325 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 197 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 130 (2.60%) NUnit
4 129 (2.58%) Jenkins
5 112 (2.24%) Subversion
6 107 (2.14%) Moq
7 98 (1.96%) JIRA
7 98 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
8 94 (1.88%) Selenium
9 93 (1.86%) MSTest
10 86 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (1.28%) gulp
12 60 (1.20%) Maven
13 51 (1.02%) Grunt
14 41 (0.82%) TeamCity
15 38 (0.76%) Eclipse
15 38 (0.76%) JUnit
16 31 (0.62%) WebDriver
16 31 (0.62%) webpack
17 26 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 889 (17.76%) Finance
2 260 (5.19%) Marketing
3 247 (4.94%) Games
4 210 (4.20%) Banking
5 201 (4.02%) Retail
6 151 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 118 (2.36%) Advertising
8 96 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 92 (1.84%) Law
10 79 (1.58%) Legal
11 60 (1.20%) Aerospace
12 59 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 58 (1.16%) Automotive
13 58 (1.16%) Investment Banking
14 54 (1.08%) Front Office
15 50 (1.00%) Publishing
16 31 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.54%) Back Office
18 24 (0.48%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.38%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1442 (28.81%) .NET
2 1364 (27.25%) HTML
3 1149 (22.96%) CSS
4 937 (18.72%) ASP.NET
5 617 (12.33%) jQuery
6 490 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 434 (8.67%) HTML5
8 424 (8.47%) AngularJS
9 355 (7.09%) .NET Framework
10 318 (6.35%) WCF
11 309 (6.17%) XML
12 299 (5.97%) Web Services
13 259 (5.17%) CSS3
14 203 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 202 (4.04%) Node.js
16 195 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 192 (3.84%) WPF
18 187 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 174 (3.48%) RESTful
20 139 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 781 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 384 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 232 (4.64%) Mathematics
4 184 (3.68%) User Experience
5 151 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 85 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 83 (1.66%) Physics
8 81 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 78 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
10 71 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 70 (1.40%) Fintech
12 69 (1.38%) Statistics
13 67 (1.34%) Algorithms
14 57 (1.14%) Social Media
15 38 (0.76%) Equities
16 37 (0.74%) Driving Licence
16 37 (0.74%) iPad
17 31 (0.62%) Data Centre
17 31 (0.62%) Data Structures
18 29 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 624 (12.47%) Windows
2 596 (11.91%) Linux
3 220 (4.40%) Unix
4 145 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 138 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 135 (2.70%) Android
7 84 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 53 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 50 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 30 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 29 (0.58%) CentOS
11 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.42%) Debian
13 21 (0.42%) Windows Phone
14 20 (0.40%) Solaris
14 20 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1231 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 899 (17.96%) MVC
3 553 (11.05%) TDD
4 531 (10.61%) Web Development
5 446 (8.91%) Software Engineering
6 421 (8.41%) Scrum
7 410 (8.19%) OO
8 277 (5.53%) OOP
9 257 (5.13%) Project Management
10 253 (5.05%) BDD
10 253 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
11 234 (4.68%) SDLC
12 222 (4.44%) Web Application Development
13 202 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
13 202 (4.04%) Front End Development
14 192 (3.84%) CRM
15 186 (3.72%) E-Commerce
16 177 (3.54%) Kanban
17 165 (3.30%) DevOps
18 145 (2.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1534 (30.65%) C#
2 1462 (29.21%) SQL
3 1422 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 838 (16.74%) Java
5 463 (9.25%) PHP
6 451 (9.01%) Python
7 394 (7.87%) C++
8 273 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 214 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 193 (3.86%) Ruby
11 141 (2.82%) C
12 117 (2.34%) VB
13 110 (2.20%) Perl
14 90 (1.80%) PL/SQL
15 88 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 66 (1.32%) VBA
17 58 (1.16%) PowerShell
18 57 (1.14%) Scala
19 48 (0.96%) Objective-C
20 42 (0.84%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1434 (28.65%) Degree
2 100 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.16%) ISEB
4 58 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 50 (1.00%) CCNA
5 50 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (0.88%) MCP
7 35 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 35 (0.70%) PhD
8 29 (0.58%) MCTS
9 28 (0.56%) MCSD
10 27 (0.54%) MCAD
11 20 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (0.38%) CISSP
12 19 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.34%) HND
13 17 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.34%) MCSE
14 16 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (4.56%) QA
2 60 (1.20%) SLA
3 31 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.18%) SDET
8 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 5 (0.100%) COBIT
10 4 (0.080%) WAI
11 3 (0.060%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.060%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.060%) Val IT
12 2 (0.040%) GPG13
12 2 (0.040%) HL7
12 2 (0.040%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.020%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.020%) EMIR
13 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 165 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 85 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.66%) Docker
4 21 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.34%) vSphere
7 11 (0.22%) XenApp
8 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.12%) KVM
11 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.100%) Btrfs
12 5 (0.100%) NFS
13 4 (0.080%) Firmware
13 4 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.080%) Snort
13 4 (0.080%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.080%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.080%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 99 (1.98%) Puppet
2 77 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (1.22%) Ansible
4 28 (0.56%) Kibana
5 23 (0.46%) Nagios
6 16 (0.32%) SCCM
7 9 (0.18%) SCOM
8 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.12%) Salt
11 5 (0.100%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.080%) RSA enVision
13 3 (0.060%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.060%) Graphite
13 3 (0.060%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.060%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (0.060%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.060%) Terraform
Vendors
1 675 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 283 (5.65%) Oracle
3 132 (2.64%) VMware
4 108 (2.16%) Google
5 80 (1.60%) Adobe
6 78 (1.56%) Cisco
7 52 (1.04%) SAP
8 48 (0.96%) Zend
9 46 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 43 (0.86%) Citrix
11 42 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 38 (0.76%) IBM
13 34 (0.68%) Sitecore
14 30 (0.60%) ServiceNow
15 29 (0.58%) HP
16 28 (0.56%) Cognos
16 28 (0.56%) Xamarin
17 25 (0.50%) Facebook
18 23 (0.46%) CheckPoint
18 23 (0.46%) Sage
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 35k
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & rewards
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £75 - £80 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £28000 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + to £23k + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + equity
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday