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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 120 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2566 2690 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.61% 2.46% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.55% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2350 2408 2478
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +7 2477 £27,500 - 330
London +3 953 £32,500 +3.17% 117
South East +34 614 £27,500 - 72
East of England +43 198 £27,500 +10.00% 21
North West +24 186 £25,000 +4.16% 35
Surrey +45 150 £30,000 +11.11% 20
Yorkshire +19 145 £26,000 +8.33% 21
City of London -1 140 £33,250 +2.30% 33
West Midlands -23 137 £25,000 - 15
Hampshire +23 126 £27,500 - 17
South West -47 114 £25,000 - 31
East Midlands -11 112 £25,000 +2.04% 14
Berkshire +23 110 £30,000 +9.09% 8
Manchester +22 106 £25,000 +11.11% 18
West Yorkshire +20 88 £27,500 +10.00% 9
West Sussex +41 67 £27,500 +1.85% 5
Leeds +34 67 £27,500 +6.79% 6
Cheshire +50 61 £25,000 - 10
Kent +10 58 £24,500 -10.90% 5
Cambridgeshire +27 55 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Essex +13 54 £25,000 - 3
Basingstoke +11 50 £30,000 +9.09% 4
North Yorkshire +35 48 £25,250 -8.18% 4
Cambridge +23 45 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Hertfordshire +14 45 £27,500 +5.76% 7
Reading +14 44 £30,000 +1.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 41 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Birmingham -12 39 £23,500 -6.00% 8
Nottinghamshire -21 38 £27,500 - 5
Bristol -21 37 £27,500 +3.77% 15

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1626 (30.71%) Degree
2 1509 (28.50%) SQL
3 1470 (27.76%) C#
4 1422 (26.86%) .NET
5 1405 (26.53%) HTML
6 1379 (26.04%) JavaScript
7 1236 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
8 1188 (22.44%) CSS
9 1117 (21.10%) SQL Server
10 951 (17.96%) Finance
11 932 (17.60%) Computer Science
12 931 (17.58%) ASP.NET
13 920 (17.37%) Java
14 856 (16.17%) MVC
15 767 (14.49%) Microsoft
16 687 (12.97%) Windows
17 603 (11.39%) Linux
18 600 (11.33%) jQuery
19 543 (10.25%) Web Development
20 514 (9.71%) TDD
21 511 (9.65%) MS Excel
22 486 (9.18%) PHP
23 476 (8.99%) Software Engineering
24 454 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
25 452 (8.54%) C++
26 439 (8.29%) MySQL
26 439 (8.29%) Python
27 433 (8.18%) OO
28 429 (8.10%) HTML5
29 424 (8.01%) Analytical Skills

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
1 125 (2.36%) CMS
2 104 (1.96%) WordPress
3 100 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 69 (1.30%) IIS
5 62 (1.17%) Apache
6 58 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 56 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 46 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 41 (0.77%) JBoss
10 38 (0.72%) Drupal
11 36 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 32 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (0.49%) SAS
14 25 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (0.43%) Umbraco
16 21 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (0.38%) nginx
18 19 (0.36%) Confluence
19 18 (0.34%) WebLogic
20 16 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 511 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 303 (5.72%) MS Office
3 96 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 91 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 48 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 37 (0.70%) MS Project
8 13 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
8 13 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.21%) InDesign
10 8 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.15%) Maya
10 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.13%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.11%) SPSS
13 4 (0.076%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.057%) Blender
14 3 (0.057%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 61 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.77%) Magento
3 27 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.25%) SAP SD
5 13 (0.25%) Visualfiles
6 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.094%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.076%) CSG Singleview
10 4 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.076%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.057%) Bond Adapt
11 3 (0.057%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 127 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.17%) SaaS
4 47 (0.89%) GitHub
5 38 (0.72%) Office 365
6 23 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 20 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.23%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.21%) Bluemix
12 7 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
12 7 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.11%) Google Play
13 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (2.78%) Internet
2 141 (2.66%) Firewall
3 76 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 68 (1.28%) Intranet
5 58 (1.10%) VPN
6 57 (1.08%) DNS
7 55 (1.04%) Network Security
8 48 (0.91%) VoIP
9 47 (0.89%) WAN
10 44 (0.83%) HTTP
10 44 (0.83%) LAN
11 38 (0.72%) Wireless
12 29 (0.55%) DHCP
13 27 (0.51%) MPLS
14 26 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (0.43%) IPv4
16 20 (0.38%) VLAN
17 19 (0.36%) Ethernet
18 18 (0.34%) IP Telephony
19 17 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1117 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 439 (8.29%) MySQL
3 246 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 205 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 174 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 161 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 158 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 107 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 102 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 90 (1.70%) Big Data
11 83 (1.57%) MongoDB
12 73 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 66 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 59 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 58 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 47 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
17 46 (0.87%) QlikView
18 42 (0.79%) Hadoop
18 42 (0.79%) Oracle Database
19 38 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 310 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 217 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 149 (2.81%) Subversion
4 126 (2.38%) NUnit
5 94 (1.78%) Eclipse
6 93 (1.76%) Moq
7 88 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
8 82 (1.55%) MSTest
9 81 (1.53%) Selenium
10 80 (1.51%) JIRA
11 72 (1.36%) JUnit
12 71 (1.34%) Jenkins
13 62 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 47 (0.89%) gulp
14 47 (0.89%) Maven
15 36 (0.68%) TeamCity
16 26 (0.49%) WebDriver
17 25 (0.47%) Grunt
18 24 (0.45%) Bitbucket
18 24 (0.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 951 (17.96%) Finance
2 270 (5.10%) Marketing
3 221 (4.17%) Games
4 192 (3.63%) Retail
5 176 (3.32%) Banking
6 152 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 115 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 110 (2.08%) Advertising
9 83 (1.57%) Law
10 81 (1.53%) Legal
11 72 (1.36%) Automotive
12 70 (1.32%) Front Office
13 54 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 53 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 49 (0.93%) Publishing
16 37 (0.70%) Investment Banking
17 30 (0.57%) Electronics
17 30 (0.57%) French Language
18 29 (0.55%) Back Office
19 20 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1422 (26.86%) .NET
2 1405 (26.53%) HTML
3 1188 (22.44%) CSS
4 931 (17.58%) ASP.NET
5 600 (11.33%) jQuery
6 454 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 429 (8.10%) HTML5
8 368 (6.95%) XML
9 367 (6.93%) AngularJS
10 334 (6.31%) .NET Framework
11 317 (5.99%) Web Services
12 280 (5.29%) WCF
13 255 (4.82%) CSS3
14 196 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 193 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 191 (3.61%) Node.js
17 189 (3.57%) Spring
18 162 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 158 (2.98%) WPF
20 152 (2.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 932 (17.60%) Computer Science
2 424 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 293 (5.53%) Mathematics
4 179 (3.38%) User Experience
5 155 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 113 (2.13%) Physics
7 109 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 96 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 82 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 77 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 76 (1.44%) Fintech
12 73 (1.38%) Statistics
13 66 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
14 61 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 59 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 50 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 50 (0.94%) Social Media
17 41 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
17 41 (0.77%) Driving Licence
18 37 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 687 (12.97%) Windows
2 603 (11.39%) Linux
3 219 (4.14%) Unix
4 166 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 155 (2.93%) Android
6 152 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 82 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 75 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 35 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (0.51%) CentOS
13 26 (0.49%) Solaris
14 24 (0.45%) Debian
15 21 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.36%) Windows Vista
18 17 (0.32%) Windows 10
18 17 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1236 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
2 856 (16.17%) MVC
3 543 (10.25%) Web Development
4 514 (9.71%) TDD
5 476 (8.99%) Software Engineering
6 433 (8.18%) OO
7 412 (7.78%) Scrum
8 298 (5.63%) Project Management
9 265 (5.00%) OOP
10 262 (4.95%) SDLC
11 241 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 230 (4.34%) Web Application Development
13 228 (4.31%) BDD
14 193 (3.64%) E-Commerce
15 192 (3.63%) CRM
16 168 (3.17%) Analytics
17 157 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
18 156 (2.95%) Front End Development
19 145 (2.74%) Kanban
20 139 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1509 (28.50%) SQL
2 1470 (27.76%) C#
3 1379 (26.04%) JavaScript
4 920 (17.37%) Java
5 486 (9.18%) PHP
6 452 (8.54%) C++
7 439 (8.29%) Python
8 317 (5.99%) VB.NET
9 287 (5.42%) T-SQL
10 214 (4.04%) Ruby
11 166 (3.14%) C
12 144 (2.72%) VB
13 129 (2.44%) Perl
14 106 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 88 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 88 (1.66%) VBA
16 62 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 52 (0.98%) Scala
18 44 (0.83%) Shell Script
19 43 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 1626 (30.71%) Degree
2 115 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.23%) ISEB
5 59 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 58 (1.10%) CCNA
6 58 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (0.89%) PhD
8 35 (0.66%) MCP
9 33 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 32 (0.60%) MCSE
11 28 (0.53%) MCAD
12 26 (0.49%) MCSD
12 26 (0.49%) MCTS
13 21 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 20 (0.38%) HND
15 18 (0.34%) CISSP
16 17 (0.32%) CFA
17 16 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (4.38%) QA
2 58 (1.10%) SLA
3 25 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.32%) AIFMD
7 11 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.17%) SDET
9 6 (0.11%) HL7
9 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 5 (0.094%) COBIT
11 4 (0.076%) WAI
12 3 (0.057%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.057%) Val IT
13 2 (0.038%) GPG13
13 2 (0.038%) WCAG
14 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.019%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.019%) ISO19770
System Software
1 176 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (1.02%) Docker
4 25 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.40%) vSphere
6 17 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.17%) XenApp
9 7 (0.13%) Btrfs
9 7 (0.13%) Firmware
9 7 (0.13%) KVM
9 7 (0.13%) NFS
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.076%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (1.36%) Puppet
2 49 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.66%) Ansible
4 29 (0.55%) Nagios
5 17 (0.32%) Kibana
6 16 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 13 (0.25%) SCCM
8 12 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.17%) Cacti
10 9 (0.17%) SCOM
10 9 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.094%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 5 (0.094%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.076%) Nmap
14 4 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 767 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 349 (6.59%) Oracle
3 126 (2.38%) VMware
4 102 (1.93%) Adobe
5 92 (1.74%) Cisco
6 84 (1.59%) Google
7 69 (1.30%) SAP
8 54 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (1.00%) Zend
10 52 (0.98%) HP
11 50 (0.94%) IBM
12 44 (0.83%) Citrix
13 43 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 34 (0.64%) Remedy
15 29 (0.55%) Apple
15 29 (0.55%) CheckPoint
16 25 (0.47%) BMC
17 24 (0.45%) Facebook
17 24 (0.45%) ServiceNow
18 23 (0.43%) Symantec
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Career Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £21500 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + onsite secure parking, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18000 - £31000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-30k +Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday