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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 125 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2443 2930 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.68% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.79% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2539 2564
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 August 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 August 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 -16 2325 £28,500 +3.63% 353
London -17 880 £32,500 - 132
South East -8 518 £27,500 - 55
North West +27 200 £25,000 - 31
East of England -5 168 £30,000 +20.00% 32
South West -10 158 £25,000 - 22
West Midlands -18 135 £25,000 - 29
City of London -23 135 £32,858 -3.35% 38
Hampshire +11 124 £27,500 - 12
Yorkshire -11 123 £27,500 +10.00% 22
East Midlands -11 117 £25,000 - 26
Manchester +26 111 £25,000 - 23
Surrey +7 97 £28,000 +5.66% 8
West Yorkshire -23 74 £27,500 +10.00% 12
Berkshire -31 72 £32,500 +18.18% 13
Cheshire +45 64 £25,000 - 3
West Sussex +31 64 £30,000 +33.33% 7
Leeds +9 58 £28,000 +16.66% 8
Birmingham +7 57 £22,985 -8.06% 9
Bristol +1 54 £30,000 +20.00% 11
Basingstoke +20 48 £27,500 -8.33% 4
East Sussex +9 47 £26,500 +6.00% 5
Scotland +18 46 £26,750 +7.00% 3
Oxfordshire -22 45 £30,000 +13.20% 7
Nottinghamshire -14 44 £27,500 +5.76% 10
Hertfordshire -7 43 £32,500 +32.65% 7
Brighton +6 37 £26,500 -7.82% 3
Essex -6 37 £25,000 - 8
Nottingham -11 37 £27,500 +5.76% 10
Cambridgeshire -15 37 £27,500 -8.33% 12

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1504 (29.66%) C#
2 1483 (29.24%) SQL
2 1483 (29.24%) Degree
3 1444 (28.48%) .NET
4 1385 (27.31%) JavaScript
5 1379 (27.19%) HTML
6 1259 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
7 1155 (22.78%) CSS
8 1084 (21.38%) SQL Server
9 942 (18.58%) ASP.NET
10 924 (18.22%) Finance
11 883 (17.41%) MVC
12 865 (17.06%) Java
13 824 (16.25%) Computer Science
14 690 (13.61%) Microsoft
15 647 (12.76%) Windows
16 630 (12.42%) jQuery
17 609 (12.01%) Linux
18 542 (10.69%) TDD
19 534 (10.53%) Web Development
20 497 (9.80%) MS Excel
21 486 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
22 469 (9.25%) Software Engineering
23 446 (8.80%) PHP
23 446 (8.80%) HTML5
24 441 (8.70%) Python
24 441 (8.70%) Scrum
25 423 (8.34%) OO
26 420 (8.28%) MySQL
27 405 (7.99%) C++

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
1 140 (2.76%) CMS
2 98 (1.93%) WordPress
3 91 (1.79%) IIS
4 81 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 72 (1.42%) Apache
6 59 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 54 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (0.81%) Drupal
9 39 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 33 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 29 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 28 (0.55%) JBoss
13 22 (0.43%) SAS
13 22 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 20 (0.39%) Confluence
15 18 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.32%) Joomla!
17 15 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 497 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 295 (5.82%) MS Office
3 82 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 56 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 51 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
7 35 (0.69%) MS Project
8 33 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.26%) InDesign
9 13 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.22%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.14%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.14%) Maya
14 6 (0.12%) SPSS
15 4 (0.079%) Blender
16 3 (0.059%) Fireworks
16 3 (0.059%) InVision
17 2 (0.039%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 71 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.69%) Magento
3 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 11 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
7 9 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.18%) SAP GRC
7 9 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.12%) nopCommerce
9 6 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.079%) HFM
11 4 (0.079%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 155 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (1.24%) GitHub
4 51 (1.01%) SaaS
5 50 (0.99%) Office 365
6 21 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.41%) Sage Pay
7 19 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.35%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
12 8 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.16%) PaaS
13 7 (0.14%) AdWords
13 7 (0.14%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.86%) Internet
2 122 (2.41%) Firewall
3 71 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.18%) VoIP
5 59 (1.16%) DNS
6 55 (1.08%) VPN
7 47 (0.93%) Intranet
8 44 (0.87%) Network Security
8 44 (0.87%) WAN
9 42 (0.83%) HTTP
10 38 (0.75%) LAN
11 32 (0.63%) DHCP
12 26 (0.51%) Wireless
13 25 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (0.49%) MPLS
14 16 (0.32%) Broadband
15 15 (0.30%) Ethernet
15 15 (0.30%) SMTP
15 15 (0.30%) Unified Communications
16 14 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1084 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 420 (8.28%) MySQL
3 219 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 178 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 173 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 158 (3.12%) NoSQL
7 145 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 112 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 96 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 84 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 82 (1.62%) Big Data
12 66 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 64 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 52 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 50 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
17 44 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
18 40 (0.79%) Hadoop
19 34 (0.67%) Data Mining
20 30 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 311 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 205 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 133 (2.62%) NUnit
4 113 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 113 (2.23%) Subversion
5 104 (2.05%) Moq
6 96 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 92 (1.81%) MSTest
8 85 (1.68%) JIRA
9 82 (1.62%) Selenium
10 70 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 58 (1.14%) Maven
12 53 (1.05%) gulp
13 49 (0.97%) JUnit
14 47 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 41 (0.81%) Grunt
15 41 (0.81%) TeamCity
16 27 (0.53%) WebDriver
17 25 (0.49%) webpack
18 23 (0.45%) Gradle
General
1 924 (18.22%) Finance
2 263 (5.19%) Marketing
3 242 (4.77%) Games
4 198 (3.90%) Banking
5 191 (3.77%) Retail
6 156 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 107 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 99 (1.95%) Advertising
9 87 (1.72%) Law
10 72 (1.42%) Legal
11 67 (1.32%) Automotive
12 61 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 59 (1.16%) Aerospace
14 57 (1.12%) Investment Banking
15 53 (1.05%) Front Office
16 48 (0.95%) Publishing
17 31 (0.61%) Back Office
18 26 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.43%) Multimedia
20 20 (0.39%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1444 (28.48%) .NET
2 1379 (27.19%) HTML
3 1155 (22.78%) CSS
4 942 (18.58%) ASP.NET
5 630 (12.42%) jQuery
6 486 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 446 (8.80%) HTML5
8 396 (7.81%) AngularJS
9 352 (6.94%) .NET Framework
10 320 (6.31%) XML
11 313 (6.17%) Web Services
12 309 (6.09%) WCF
13 270 (5.32%) CSS3
14 199 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 197 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 195 (3.85%) Node.js
17 181 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 179 (3.53%) WPF
19 166 (3.27%) RESTful
20 154 (3.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 824 (16.25%) Computer Science
2 393 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 252 (4.97%) Mathematics
4 178 (3.51%) User Experience
5 139 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 102 (2.01%) Physics
7 92 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 84 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 82 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 75 (1.48%) Fintech
10 75 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
10 75 (1.48%) Statistics
11 66 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 54 (1.06%) Social Media
13 42 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 41 (0.81%) iPad
15 40 (0.79%) Visualisation
16 37 (0.73%) Equities
17 36 (0.71%) Driving Licence
18 35 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 647 (12.76%) Windows
2 609 (12.01%) Linux
3 225 (4.44%) Unix
4 157 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 138 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 130 (2.56%) Android
7 77 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 62 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 32 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 25 (0.49%) Windows 10
13 24 (0.47%) CentOS
14 20 (0.39%) Debian
14 20 (0.39%) Solaris
15 19 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1259 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 883 (17.41%) MVC
3 542 (10.69%) TDD
4 534 (10.53%) Web Development
5 469 (9.25%) Software Engineering
6 441 (8.70%) Scrum
7 423 (8.34%) OO
8 282 (5.56%) OOP
9 274 (5.40%) Project Management
10 243 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
11 237 (4.67%) SDLC
12 236 (4.65%) BDD
13 226 (4.46%) Web Application Development
14 198 (3.90%) E-Commerce
15 195 (3.85%) CRM
16 186 (3.67%) Front End Development
17 184 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
18 177 (3.49%) Kanban
19 162 (3.19%) DevOps
20 136 (2.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1504 (29.66%) C#
2 1483 (29.24%) SQL
3 1385 (27.31%) JavaScript
4 865 (17.06%) Java
5 446 (8.80%) PHP
6 441 (8.70%) Python
7 405 (7.99%) C++
8 280 (5.52%) T-SQL
9 244 (4.81%) VB.NET
10 201 (3.96%) Ruby
11 147 (2.90%) C
12 122 (2.41%) Perl
13 119 (2.35%) VB
14 102 (2.01%) Bash Shell
15 94 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 70 (1.38%) VBA
17 56 (1.10%) Objective-C
18 52 (1.03%) Scala
19 49 (0.97%) PowerShell
20 45 (0.89%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1483 (29.24%) Degree
2 102 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 61 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 59 (1.16%) ISEB
6 51 (1.01%) CCNA
6 51 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (0.85%) MCP
8 42 (0.83%) PhD
9 28 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 27 (0.53%) MCSD
10 27 (0.53%) MCTS
11 26 (0.51%) MCAD
12 21 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 20 (0.39%) HND
13 20 (0.39%) MCSE
14 18 (0.35%) CISSP
14 18 (0.35%) PMP
14 18 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (4.16%) QA
2 57 (1.12%) SLA
3 35 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.16%) SDET
8 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 5 (0.099%) COBIT
10 4 (0.079%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.079%) HL7
10 4 (0.079%) WAI
11 3 (0.059%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.059%) Val IT
12 2 (0.039%) GPG13
13 1 (0.020%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.020%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.020%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.020%) ISO19770
13 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 172 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 93 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (1.52%) Docker
4 25 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.39%) vSphere
6 16 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.22%) XenApp
8 7 (0.14%) KVM
9 6 (0.12%) Btrfs
9 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.12%) NFS
9 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.079%) Firmware
11 4 (0.079%) Snort
11 4 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.079%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (1.79%) Puppet
2 68 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (1.14%) Ansible
4 25 (0.49%) Kibana
5 23 (0.45%) Nagios
6 18 (0.35%) SCCM
7 11 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.22%) SCOM
8 10 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.14%) Salt
11 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.099%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.079%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.079%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.079%) RSA enVision
14 3 (0.059%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.059%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 690 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 313 (6.17%) Oracle
3 135 (2.66%) VMware
4 104 (2.05%) Google
5 85 (1.68%) Cisco
6 81 (1.60%) Adobe
7 60 (1.18%) SAP
8 48 (0.95%) Zend
9 45 (0.89%) Citrix
10 44 (0.87%) IBM
11 43 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 43 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (0.71%) HP
13 31 (0.61%) ServiceNow
14 28 (0.55%) Sitecore
15 27 (0.53%) CheckPoint
16 24 (0.47%) Cognos
17 23 (0.45%) Apple
17 23 (0.45%) Remedy
18 22 (0.43%) Symantec
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £30,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £22500 - £27500 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Ixico
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + 10%
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-50k
Posted: 15 hours ago