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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
UK
Rank 112 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2248 2396 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.67% 2.44% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.53% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2201 2133
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 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 +19 2146 £27,500 - 366
London +10 809 £32,500 -7.14% 117
South East +7 415 £27,250 +2.83% 67
North West +52 184 £25,000 - 33
South West +20 170 £25,000 -9.09% 30
Yorkshire +21 155 £25,000 - 31
West Midlands +36 151 £24,500 -2.00% 33
East of England -29 127 £25,650 -1.34% 31
East Midlands +30 125 £22,750 -9.00% 19
City of London +27 115 £36,000 +10.76% 27
West Yorkshire +39 104 £25,000 - 20
Manchester +33 101 £25,000 - 14
Bristol +20 94 £24,000 -12.72% 11
Hampshire +10 91 £27,500 +10.00% 13
Leeds +48 87 £25,500 +4.08% 16
Berkshire +3 75 £30,000 +9.09% 19
Surrey +7 74 £26,000 +4.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +30 62 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Hertfordshire +4 55 £25,500 -21.53% 11
Northamptonshire +30 45 £22,500 +12.50% 7
Cheshire +16 39 £26,000 +4.00% 14
Birmingham +1 39 £29,700 +18.80% 12
Oxfordshire +36 37 £26,000 -1.88% 8
Wales -10 37 £24,250 +1.04% 4
Leicestershire +17 35 £23,750 -5.00% 3
Milton Keynes +9 35 £25,000 - 1
Worcestershire +14 32 £24,000 -2.04% 5
East Sussex -8 30 £25,500 +10.86% 3
Nottinghamshire -20 29 £25,000 -1.96% 5
Reading +31 28 £32,500 +8.33% 4

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1552 (33.48%) C#
2 1436 (30.97%) .NET
3 1376 (29.68%) JavaScript
4 1364 (29.42%) SQL
5 1270 (27.39%) Degree
6 1253 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1215 (26.21%) HTML
8 1076 (23.21%) SQL Server
9 1067 (23.02%) CSS
10 960 (20.71%) ASP.NET
11 906 (19.54%) MVC
12 842 (18.16%) Java
13 826 (17.82%) Computer Science
14 758 (16.35%) Finance
15 609 (13.14%) Microsoft
16 561 (12.10%) TDD
17 550 (11.86%) jQuery
18 546 (11.78%) Linux
19 529 (11.41%) Windows
20 528 (11.39%) AngularJS
21 499 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
22 472 (10.18%) Web Development
23 471 (10.16%) Python
24 470 (10.14%) OO
25 414 (8.93%) PHP
26 411 (8.87%) Software Engineering
27 403 (8.69%) MS Excel
28 393 (8.48%) C++
29 360 (7.77%) MySQL
29 360 (7.77%) HTML5

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
1 113 (2.44%) CMS
2 93 (2.01%) WordPress
3 81 (1.75%) IIS
4 67 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (1.36%) Apache
6 47 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 36 (0.78%) Drupal
8 32 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 32 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 31 (0.67%) Apache Spark
10 30 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 25 (0.54%) Jetty
12 21 (0.45%) Joomla!
13 19 (0.41%) JBoss
14 17 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.30%) Skype for Business
16 13 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.26%) SAS
17 12 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 403 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 150 (3.24%) MS Office
3 64 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 54 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 41 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.73%) MS Project
7 32 (0.69%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.35%) InDesign
9 15 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.22%) SPSS
11 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.065%) InVision
12 3 (0.065%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.065%) Stata
13 2 (0.043%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.043%) Houdini
13 2 (0.043%) NUKE
13 2 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 52 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.65%) Magento
3 23 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 11 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.19%) OpenCart
9 8 (0.17%) SAP HCM
9 8 (0.17%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
10 7 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (1.90%) SaaS
4 58 (1.25%) GitHub
5 34 (0.73%) Office 365
6 33 (0.71%) Sage Pay
7 24 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.30%) AdWords
9 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.22%) Slack
11 9 (0.19%) IaaS
11 9 (0.19%) PaaS
12 8 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
13 7 (0.15%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.11%) Force.com
16 4 (0.086%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 131 (2.83%) Internet
2 71 (1.53%) Firewall
3 42 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.84%) DNS
5 37 (0.80%) WAN
6 34 (0.73%) LAN
6 34 (0.73%) VoIP
7 32 (0.69%) HTTP
8 31 (0.67%) VPN
9 24 (0.52%) SSL
10 23 (0.50%) DHCP
11 20 (0.43%) Network Security
12 18 (0.39%) Intranet
13 17 (0.37%) Kerberos
14 15 (0.32%) Wireshark
15 12 (0.26%) 3G
15 12 (0.26%) Unified Communications
16 11 (0.24%) 4G
17 10 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (0.22%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1076 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 360 (7.77%) MySQL
3 185 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 174 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 137 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 129 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 122 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 119 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 105 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 97 (2.09%) Big Data
11 96 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 51 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
14 49 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 47 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
16 46 (0.99%) Oracle Database
17 38 (0.82%) Hadoop
18 33 (0.71%) Power BI
19 23 (0.50%) Redis
20 18 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 324 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 164 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 137 (2.96%) JIRA
4 126 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 116 (2.50%) NUnit
6 105 (2.26%) Selenium
7 99 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 94 (2.03%) Moq
9 90 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 88 (1.90%) Subversion
11 68 (1.47%) Maven
12 66 (1.42%) MSTest
13 54 (1.16%) TeamCity
14 43 (0.93%) JUnit
15 40 (0.86%) Grunt
16 38 (0.82%) gulp
17 32 (0.69%) WebDriver
18 28 (0.60%) Eclipse
19 24 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 24 (0.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 758 (16.35%) Finance
2 258 (5.57%) Marketing
3 232 (5.00%) Banking
3 232 (5.00%) Games
4 181 (3.90%) Retail
5 137 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 122 (2.63%) Advertising
7 94 (2.03%) Legal
8 79 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 74 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 51 (1.10%) Front Office
11 45 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 45 (0.97%) Law
12 31 (0.67%) Publishing
13 27 (0.58%) Automotive
14 24 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.39%) Electronics
17 17 (0.37%) Billing
17 17 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1436 (30.97%) .NET
2 1215 (26.21%) HTML
3 1067 (23.02%) CSS
4 960 (20.71%) ASP.NET
5 550 (11.86%) jQuery
6 528 (11.39%) AngularJS
7 499 (10.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 360 (7.77%) HTML5
9 327 (7.05%) XML
10 310 (6.69%) .NET Framework
11 304 (6.56%) WCF
12 293 (6.32%) Web Services
13 225 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 213 (4.59%) CSS3
15 202 (4.36%) WPF
16 182 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 172 (3.71%) RESTful
18 166 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 156 (3.36%) Node.js
20 135 (2.91%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 826 (17.82%) Computer Science
2 328 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 252 (5.44%) Mathematics
4 168 (3.62%) User Experience
5 152 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 146 (3.15%) Fintech
7 82 (1.77%) Physics
8 75 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 72 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
10 61 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 59 (1.27%) Social Media
12 57 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 55 (1.19%) iPad
14 51 (1.10%) Equities
15 48 (1.04%) Hedge funds
16 33 (0.71%) Derivative
17 30 (0.65%) Statistics
18 29 (0.63%) Driving Licence
19 28 (0.60%) Data Structures
19 28 (0.60%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 546 (11.78%) Linux
2 529 (11.41%) Windows
3 195 (4.21%) Unix
4 134 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 133 (2.87%) Android
6 107 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 69 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 41 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 33 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 33 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 26 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.52%) Solaris
13 19 (0.41%) CentOS
13 19 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1253 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 906 (19.54%) MVC
3 561 (12.10%) TDD
4 472 (10.18%) Web Development
5 470 (10.14%) OO
6 411 (8.87%) Software Engineering
7 350 (7.55%) Scrum
8 273 (5.89%) SDLC
9 258 (5.57%) BDD
10 251 (5.41%) OOP
11 225 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
12 208 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
13 201 (4.34%) Front End Development
14 200 (4.31%) Project Management
15 187 (4.03%) Web Application Development
16 184 (3.97%) E-Commerce
17 181 (3.90%) Kanban
18 177 (3.82%) DevOps
19 146 (3.15%) Unit Testing
20 131 (2.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1552 (33.48%) C#
2 1376 (29.68%) JavaScript
3 1364 (29.42%) SQL
4 842 (18.16%) Java
5 471 (10.16%) Python
6 414 (8.93%) PHP
7 393 (8.48%) C++
8 206 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 149 (3.21%) Ruby
10 145 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 142 (3.06%) C
12 101 (2.18%) Perl
13 78 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 72 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 72 (1.55%) VB
15 57 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 49 (1.06%) Scala
17 46 (0.99%) F#
18 43 (0.93%) Shell Script
19 40 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1270 (27.39%) Degree
2 77 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 55 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (1.16%) CCNA
6 46 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 46 (0.99%) MCP
7 40 (0.86%) ISEB
8 29 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (0.63%) MCSD
8 29 (0.63%) MCTS
9 28 (0.60%) MCAD
10 25 (0.54%) SC Cleared
11 23 (0.50%) HND
12 19 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 18 (0.39%) PhD
14 15 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.30%) MCSE
16 12 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (4.08%) QA
2 39 (0.84%) SLA
3 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.086%) SDET
8 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.043%) COBIT
10 1 (0.022%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.022%) EMIR
10 1 (0.022%) FATCA
10 1 (0.022%) GDPR
10 1 (0.022%) GxP
10 1 (0.022%) HL7
10 1 (0.022%) UCITS
System Software
1 118 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 67 (1.45%) Docker
3 55 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.17%) Firmware
8 6 (0.13%) Xen
9 5 (0.11%) HDFS
9 5 (0.11%) Snort
9 5 (0.11%) vSphere
10 4 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.086%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.065%) Squid
11 3 (0.065%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.065%) XenApp
12 2 (0.043%) LXC
12 2 (0.043%) pfSense
12 2 (0.043%) vCloud
12 2 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 85 (1.83%) Puppet
2 61 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (0.95%) Ansible
4 35 (0.75%) Kibana
5 18 (0.39%) Nagios
6 16 (0.35%) SCCM
7 11 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (0.19%) Graphite
8 9 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
10 6 (0.13%) SCOM
10 6 (0.13%) Terraform
11 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.11%) RSA enVision
12 4 (0.086%) EnCase
12 4 (0.086%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.086%) FTK
12 4 (0.086%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.086%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 609 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 279 (6.02%) Oracle
3 113 (2.44%) Google
4 91 (1.96%) VMware
5 85 (1.83%) SAP
6 75 (1.62%) Cisco
7 74 (1.60%) Adobe
8 49 (1.06%) Tableau
9 46 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (0.88%) Facebook
11 37 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 37 (0.80%) Xamarin
12 35 (0.75%) Zend
13 31 (0.67%) Sybase
13 31 (0.67%) Twitter
14 30 (0.65%) Citrix
15 28 (0.60%) Cognos
16 27 (0.58%) Sitecore
17 26 (0.56%) IBM
18 21 (0.45%) CheckPoint
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 25k + 10% bonus, training budget, 25 days and more!
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago