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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 120 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2724 2851 2725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.54% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.64% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2492 2550 2389
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +4 2622 £27,500 - 391
London +15 1027 £32,500 +8.33% 141
South East +23 653 £26,500 +1.92% 67
Surrey +51 186 £27,500 +10.00% 20
North West +8 186 £25,000 +4.16% 55
City of London +20 171 £37,000 +23.33% 33
West Midlands -3 169 £25,000 - 24
East of England +4 160 £27,500 +10.00% 26
Yorkshire -19 154 £26,000 -3.70% 31
South West -36 139 £26,000 +4.00% 30
Manchester +8 116 £25,000 +6.38% 38
East Midlands -6 114 £23,000 -8.00% 14
Berkshire +15 112 £27,500 - 13
Hampshire -3 102 £25,000 - 7
Kent +10 77 £25,000 -0.99% 7
West Yorkshire -31 74 £29,000 -3.33% 19
Bristol -19 56 £26,000 +4.00% 14
Cambridgeshire +10 54 £30,000 +9.09% 8
West Sussex +7 50 £25,000 -9.09% 4
Cheshire +41 49 £25,000 - 6
Staffordshire +30 47 £24,000 +14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 46 £29,500 +7.27% 7
Essex +5 46 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Nottinghamshire -11 46 £24,500 -2.00% 4
Cambridge +22 45 £28,500 +3.63% 6
Scotland -2 45 £26,500 -0.93% 13
North Yorkshire -4 43 £25,000 +4.16% 4
Leeds -41 43 £30,000 - 13
Birmingham -24 41 £24,000 -4.00% 9
Reading +12 39 £32,500 +14.03% 3

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 1618 (30.73%) Degree
2 1519 (28.85%) C#
3 1483 (28.16%) SQL
4 1436 (27.27%) .NET
5 1411 (26.79%) HTML
6 1393 (26.45%) JavaScript
7 1215 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
8 1197 (22.73%) CSS
9 1164 (22.10%) SQL Server
10 1005 (19.08%) Finance
11 993 (18.86%) Computer Science
12 971 (18.44%) Java
13 968 (18.38%) ASP.NET
14 858 (16.29%) MVC
15 759 (14.41%) Microsoft
16 651 (12.36%) Windows
17 608 (11.55%) jQuery
18 555 (10.54%) Web Development
19 501 (9.51%) Linux
20 493 (9.36%) TDD
21 486 (9.23%) Software Engineering
22 477 (9.06%) MS Excel
23 458 (8.70%) PHP
24 454 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
25 446 (8.47%) Python
26 439 (8.34%) C++
27 435 (8.26%) OO
28 432 (8.20%) HTML5
29 417 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
30 399 (7.58%) 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
1 179 (3.40%) Node.js
2 114 (2.16%) CMS
3 104 (1.97%) WordPress
4 102 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 64 (1.22%) IIS
6 61 (1.16%) Apache
7 55 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 53 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (0.91%) JBoss
9 48 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 41 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.65%) Drupal
12 30 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 23 (0.44%) nginx
14 23 (0.44%) SAS
14 23 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (0.44%) Umbraco
15 19 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 477 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 262 (4.98%) MS Office
3 99 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 74 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 46 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 37 (0.70%) MS Visio
8 29 (0.55%) MS Project
9 16 (0.30%) InDesign
10 12 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.15%) Maya
12 7 (0.13%) 3ds Max
13 5 (0.095%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.076%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.076%) SPSS
15 3 (0.057%) RoboHelp
15 3 (0.057%) Simulink
16 2 (0.038%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 38 (0.72%) Magento
2 32 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 14 (0.27%) Visualfiles
8 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.19%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.11%) Sonata
12 4 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.076%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.076%) SAP HCM
13 3 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (1.20%) SaaS
4 51 (0.97%) GitHub
5 30 (0.57%) Office 365
6 24 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.21%) Bluemix
9 10 (0.19%) IaaS
10 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.13%) Sage Pay
12 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.095%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.095%) Yammer
14 4 (0.076%) MailChimp
14 4 (0.076%) Silverpop
14 4 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.057%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 144 (2.73%) Internet
2 122 (2.32%) Firewall
3 71 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.31%) Intranet
5 63 (1.20%) LAN
6 54 (1.03%) VPN
7 52 (0.99%) WAN
8 50 (0.95%) HTTP
9 48 (0.91%) DNS
10 37 (0.70%) Network Security
10 37 (0.70%) Wireless
11 29 (0.55%) VLAN
12 28 (0.53%) VoIP
13 26 (0.49%) DHCP
14 24 (0.46%) IPv4
15 21 (0.40%) MPLS
16 20 (0.38%) SSL
17 18 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (0.27%) NAS
18 14 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1164 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 399 (7.58%) MySQL
3 233 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 222 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 185 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 165 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 145 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 141 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 129 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
10 105 (1.99%) Big Data
11 90 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 77 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 64 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 64 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 56 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 55 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
16 52 (0.99%) QlikView
17 44 (0.84%) Hadoop
17 44 (0.84%) Oracle Database
18 39 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 327 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 212 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 156 (2.96%) Subversion
4 121 (2.30%) NUnit
5 110 (2.09%) Eclipse
6 91 (1.73%) Moq
7 85 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 82 (1.56%) JUnit
8 82 (1.56%) Selenium
9 81 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (1.39%) MSTest
11 69 (1.31%) JIRA
12 52 (0.99%) Maven
13 50 (0.95%) Jenkins
14 34 (0.65%) gulp
15 32 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 30 (0.57%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.49%) Mercurial
18 23 (0.44%) Bitbucket
19 21 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 1005 (19.08%) Finance
2 259 (4.92%) Marketing
3 205 (3.89%) Games
4 193 (3.67%) Banking
5 175 (3.32%) Retail
6 143 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 116 (2.20%) Advertising
8 112 (2.13%) Front Office
9 95 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 80 (1.52%) Legal
11 68 (1.29%) Law
12 49 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 48 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 48 (0.91%) Publishing
14 47 (0.89%) Automotive
15 39 (0.74%) Back Office
16 36 (0.68%) Electronics
16 36 (0.68%) French Language
17 35 (0.66%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1436 (27.27%) .NET
2 1411 (26.79%) HTML
3 1197 (22.73%) CSS
4 968 (18.38%) ASP.NET
5 608 (11.55%) jQuery
6 454 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 432 (8.20%) HTML5
8 364 (6.91%) AngularJS
9 358 (6.80%) XML
10 338 (6.42%) Web Services
11 322 (6.11%) .NET Framework
12 263 (4.99%) CSS3
13 251 (4.77%) WCF
14 200 (3.80%) Spring
15 195 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 179 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 177 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 161 (3.06%) J2EE
19 158 (3.00%) WPF
20 152 (2.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 993 (18.86%) Computer Science
2 417 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 323 (6.13%) Mathematics
4 199 (3.78%) User Experience
5 150 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 142 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 110 (2.09%) Physics
8 87 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 75 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 71 (1.35%) Equities
11 69 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 69 (1.31%) Statistics
12 68 (1.29%) Fintech
13 67 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
14 66 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 64 (1.22%) Data Structures
16 61 (1.16%) Data Centre
17 41 (0.78%) Driving Licence
18 38 (0.72%) Social Media
19 36 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 651 (12.36%) Windows
2 501 (9.51%) Linux
3 184 (3.49%) Unix
4 164 (3.11%) Android
5 157 (2.98%) Windows Server
6 154 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 83 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 69 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 31 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.44%) CentOS
12 23 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 23 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.40%) Solaris
14 20 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.34%) Debian
16 16 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.27%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (16.29%) MVC
3 555 (10.54%) Web Development
4 493 (9.36%) TDD
5 486 (9.23%) Software Engineering
6 435 (8.26%) OO
7 385 (7.31%) Scrum
8 300 (5.70%) Project Management
9 269 (5.11%) SDLC
10 258 (4.90%) OOP
11 236 (4.48%) BDD
12 229 (4.35%) Web Application Development
13 222 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
14 201 (3.82%) Analytics
15 185 (3.51%) E-Commerce
16 167 (3.17%) CRM
17 166 (3.15%) Front End Development
18 158 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
19 155 (2.94%) ITIL
20 154 (2.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1519 (28.85%) C#
2 1483 (28.16%) SQL
3 1393 (26.45%) JavaScript
4 971 (18.44%) Java
5 458 (8.70%) PHP
6 446 (8.47%) Python
7 439 (8.34%) C++
8 317 (6.02%) VB.NET
9 307 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 183 (3.48%) Ruby
11 163 (3.10%) VB
12 144 (2.73%) C
13 122 (2.32%) Perl
14 103 (1.96%) VBA
15 86 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 77 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 65 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 61 (1.16%) Scala
19 52 (0.99%) R
20 48 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1618 (30.73%) Degree
2 117 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 64 (1.22%) ISEB
5 63 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (1.10%) CCNA
7 56 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 42 (0.80%) PhD
9 39 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 37 (0.70%) MCP
11 30 (0.57%) MCTS
12 29 (0.55%) MCAD
12 29 (0.55%) MCSE
13 28 (0.53%) CFA
14 26 (0.49%) MCSD
15 25 (0.47%) CCNP
16 18 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 18 (0.34%) HND
17 15 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (4.03%) QA
2 52 (0.99%) SLA
3 28 (0.53%) AIFMD
4 19 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.11%) HL7
9 5 (0.095%) COBIT
10 4 (0.076%) MiFID
11 3 (0.057%) SDET
11 3 (0.057%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.057%) Val IT
12 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 1 (0.019%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.70%) Docker
4 23 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.34%) vSphere
6 14 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.21%) Firmware
8 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.13%) XenApp
9 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.11%) Xen
10 4 (0.076%) Btrfs
10 4 (0.076%) KVM
10 4 (0.076%) NFS
10 4 (0.076%) Snort
10 4 (0.076%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.076%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.076%) XenServer
11 3 (0.057%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (0.80%) Puppet
2 28 (0.53%) Nagios
3 20 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 17 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.32%) SCCM
5 13 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.23%) Ansible
6 12 (0.23%) Cacti
7 11 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.17%) Kibana
10 8 (0.15%) SCOM
11 6 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.095%) Apache Shiro
12 5 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (0.095%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 759 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 349 (6.63%) Oracle
3 116 (2.20%) VMware
4 106 (2.01%) Adobe
5 88 (1.67%) Cisco
6 76 (1.44%) Google
7 68 (1.29%) SAP
8 59 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (0.95%) Citrix
10 42 (0.80%) IBM
11 40 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 37 (0.70%) HP
13 34 (0.65%) ServiceNow
14 33 (0.63%) Zend
15 29 (0.55%) Remedy
16 28 (0.53%) Apple
17 24 (0.46%) BMC
18 23 (0.44%) Facebook
18 23 (0.44%) Juniper
19 22 (0.42%) CheckPoint
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Total Campus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + excellent benefits + 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago