The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 125 127 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2591 2531 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.55% 2.42% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.51% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 2185 1989
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average 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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 2440 £27,500 +3.77% 469
London +29 974 £32,500 +8.33% 162
South East -12 556 £26,500 +0.95% 97
East of England 0 198 £27,500 +10.00% 18
South West +29 177 £26,500 +10.41% 43
Yorkshire -22 171 £25,000 - 31
City of London +7 142 £35,000 +16.66% 41
West Midlands +10 133 £25,000 +13.63% 34
Surrey +4 125 £25,750 -2.83% 20
Berkshire -24 112 £27,500 +1.85% 18
North West -38 108 £25,000 +8.69% 49
East Midlands +15 107 £25,000 - 30
Hampshire -3 94 £25,000 +2.04% 16
West Yorkshire -41 93 £26,000 -5.45% 21
Bristol +26 82 £27,500 +10.00% 19
Cambridgeshire +11 69 £34,000 +36.00% 6
Leeds -63 61 £25,000 -12.28% 19
Manchester -28 60 £25,000 +11.11% 30
Wales +32 59 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Cambridge +6 57 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +12 52 £25,000 - 7
South Wales +21 51 £24,000 -26.15% 4
Hertfordshire -16 51 £32,500 +30.00% 3
East Sussex +21 50 £22,500 -12.62% 7
West Sussex 0 48 £27,500 +3.77% 9
Buckinghamshire -9 48 £27,500 - 6
Nottingham +2 47 £25,000 - 6
Brighton +20 46 £23,500 -7.84% 4
North Yorkshire +16 43 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Staffordshire +22 41 £25,000 +13.63% 5

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 1717 (31.82%) Degree
2 1692 (31.36%) C#
3 1542 (28.58%) .NET
4 1507 (27.93%) HTML
5 1492 (27.65%) SQL
6 1484 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 1277 (23.67%) CSS
8 1261 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
9 1193 (22.11%) SQL Server
10 1089 (20.18%) Computer Science
11 1081 (20.03%) ASP.NET
12 1043 (19.33%) Java
13 981 (18.18%) Finance
14 966 (17.90%) MVC
15 774 (14.34%) Microsoft
16 698 (12.94%) jQuery
17 641 (11.88%) Windows
18 569 (10.54%) Software Engineering
19 512 (9.49%) TDD
20 496 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
21 481 (8.91%) MS Excel
22 478 (8.86%) OO
22 478 (8.86%) HTML5
23 471 (8.73%) Linux
24 470 (8.71%) PHP
25 441 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
26 409 (7.58%) Python
27 393 (7.28%) C++
28 389 (7.21%) Scrum
29 363 (6.73%) MySQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (3.06%) Node.js
2 152 (2.82%) CMS
3 118 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 103 (1.91%) WordPress
5 94 (1.74%) IIS
6 91 (1.69%) Apache
7 66 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 63 (1.17%) JBoss
9 56 (1.04%) Drupal
10 51 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 42 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 37 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 27 (0.50%) MS Exchange
14 25 (0.46%) nginx
15 24 (0.44%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
18 17 (0.32%) Confluence
19 16 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 481 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 224 (4.15%) MS Office
3 125 (2.32%) Photoshop
4 53 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (0.98%) MS Project
5 50 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 46 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 28 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.37%) PowerPivot
9 18 (0.33%) InDesign
10 15 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.13%) SPSS
12 6 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
12 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.074%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.056%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.056%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.037%) HipChat
15 2 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (0.85%) Magento
2 24 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 20 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 10 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.13%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.11%) Sonata
12 5 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
12 5 (0.093%) SAP HCM
13 4 (0.074%) Cordys
13 4 (0.074%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 4 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.074%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 117 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.41%) SaaS
4 45 (0.83%) GitHub
5 33 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 21 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.32%) IaaS
9 14 (0.26%) Office 365
10 9 (0.17%) Sage Pay
11 7 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.093%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.093%) Joyent
12 5 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.074%) MailChimp
13 4 (0.074%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 156 (2.89%) Internet
2 109 (2.02%) Firewall
3 83 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 71 (1.32%) Intranet
5 70 (1.30%) LAN
6 60 (1.11%) DNS
7 52 (0.96%) WAN
8 49 (0.91%) HTTP
9 47 (0.87%) VPN
10 33 (0.61%) DHCP
11 31 (0.57%) Network Security
12 30 (0.56%) Wireshark
13 28 (0.52%) VLAN
13 28 (0.52%) Wireless
14 25 (0.46%) VoIP
15 18 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
15 18 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.30%) SSL
17 15 (0.28%) SMTP
18 14 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1193 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 363 (6.73%) MySQL
3 237 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 187 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 173 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 161 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 157 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 122 (2.26%) NoSQL
9 111 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 94 (1.74%) Big Data
11 85 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 69 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 62 (1.15%) MongoDB
14 60 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 54 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 40 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
17 39 (0.72%) QlikView
17 39 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
18 29 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 329 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 210 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 140 (2.59%) Subversion
4 139 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 119 (2.21%) NUnit
6 100 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 95 (1.76%) Moq
8 92 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
9 86 (1.59%) Selenium
10 73 (1.35%) JIRA
11 72 (1.33%) Maven
12 71 (1.32%) JUnit
13 63 (1.17%) MSTest
14 59 (1.09%) Jenkins
15 43 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 34 (0.63%) gulp
17 31 (0.57%) Mercurial
18 24 (0.44%) Ant
18 24 (0.44%) Grunt
19 23 (0.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 981 (18.18%) Finance
2 295 (5.47%) Marketing
3 229 (4.24%) Banking
4 173 (3.21%) Retail
5 166 (3.08%) Games
6 144 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 129 (2.39%) Front Office
8 125 (2.32%) Advertising
9 80 (1.48%) Law
10 70 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 61 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 51 (0.95%) Legal
13 45 (0.83%) Electronics
14 43 (0.80%) Back Office
15 38 (0.70%) Publishing
16 29 (0.54%) French Language
17 28 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 26 (0.48%) Automotive
19 24 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 16 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1542 (28.58%) .NET
2 1507 (27.93%) HTML
3 1277 (23.67%) CSS
4 1081 (20.03%) ASP.NET
5 698 (12.94%) jQuery
6 496 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 478 (8.86%) HTML5
8 354 (6.56%) Web Services
9 346 (6.41%) AngularJS
10 340 (6.30%) .NET Framework
11 321 (5.95%) XML
12 296 (5.49%) CSS3
13 268 (4.97%) WCF
14 203 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 199 (3.69%) Spring
16 189 (3.50%) WPF
17 160 (2.97%) Ajax
18 159 (2.95%) WinForms
19 146 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 139 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1089 (20.18%) Computer Science
2 441 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 316 (5.86%) Mathematics
4 221 (4.10%) User Experience
5 133 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 116 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 91 (1.69%) Physics
8 83 (1.54%) Equities
9 79 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 74 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 67 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
12 65 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 64 (1.19%) Fintech
14 62 (1.15%) Management Information System
15 60 (1.11%) Driving Licence
16 59 (1.09%) Visualisation
17 53 (0.98%) Statistics
18 51 (0.95%) Social Media
19 49 (0.91%) Data Centre
20 43 (0.80%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 641 (11.88%) Windows
2 471 (8.73%) Linux
3 196 (3.63%) Unix
4 166 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 142 (2.63%) Android
6 140 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 84 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 72 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (0.65%) CentOS
11 34 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 30 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.54%) Solaris
13 29 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 23 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.35%) Debian
15 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1261 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (17.90%) MVC
3 569 (10.54%) Software Engineering
4 512 (9.49%) TDD
5 478 (8.86%) OO
6 389 (7.21%) Scrum
7 307 (5.69%) Web Development
8 294 (5.45%) Project Management
9 277 (5.13%) OOP
10 276 (5.11%) SDLC
11 242 (4.48%) E-Commerce
12 232 (4.30%) BDD
13 226 (4.19%) Web Application Development
14 222 (4.11%) Front End Development
15 215 (3.98%) Analytics
16 201 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
17 186 (3.45%) Unit Testing
18 159 (2.95%) CRM
19 158 (2.93%) ITIL
20 156 (2.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1692 (31.36%) C#
2 1492 (27.65%) SQL
3 1484 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 1043 (19.33%) Java
5 470 (8.71%) PHP
6 409 (7.58%) Python
7 393 (7.28%) C++
8 294 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 271 (5.02%) VB.NET
10 188 (3.48%) Ruby
11 172 (3.19%) VB
12 142 (2.63%) C
13 114 (2.11%) VBA
14 100 (1.85%) Perl
15 84 (1.56%) Scala
16 72 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 72 (1.33%) PL/SQL
17 66 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 55 (1.02%) Objective-C
19 49 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1717 (31.82%) Degree
2 107 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.15%) ISEB
5 61 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 50 (0.93%) CCNA
8 44 (0.82%) MCP
9 37 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 34 (0.63%) MCTS
11 32 (0.59%) CCNP
11 32 (0.59%) PhD
12 31 (0.57%) MCSD
13 29 (0.54%) MCAD
14 28 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 27 (0.50%) HND
16 22 (0.41%) CFA
17 21 (0.39%) HNC
18 20 (0.37%) DV Cleared
19 18 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (4.04%) QA
2 52 (0.96%) SLA
3 24 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.43%) AIFMD
5 21 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.11%) MiFID
9 3 (0.056%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.037%) GPG13
11 1 (0.019%) Basel II
11 1 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.019%) FATCA
11 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.019%) P3O
11 1 (0.019%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.019%) SDET
11 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 177 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.50%) Docker
4 24 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.32%) XenApp
6 14 (0.26%) Firmware
6 14 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.22%) Snort
8 11 (0.20%) vSphere
9 10 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.19%) Xen
10 8 (0.15%) vCloud
11 5 (0.093%) NFS
11 5 (0.093%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.056%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.037%) Cygwin
13 2 (0.037%) iptables
13 2 (0.037%) Varnish
13 2 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (0.83%) Puppet
2 32 (0.59%) Nagios
3 29 (0.54%) SCCM
4 22 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 17 (0.32%) SCOM
6 16 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.28%) Ansible
7 15 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 14 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.19%) RSA enVision
11 9 (0.17%) Cacti
12 8 (0.15%) Apache Shiro
12 8 (0.15%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.11%) Data Guard
15 4 (0.074%) DameWare
15 4 (0.074%) SolarWinds Orion
16 3 (0.056%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 774 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 314 (5.82%) Oracle
3 124 (2.30%) VMware
4 115 (2.13%) Adobe
5 98 (1.82%) Cisco
6 84 (1.56%) Google
7 83 (1.54%) SAP
8 57 (1.06%) IBM
9 56 (1.04%) Citrix
10 48 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 40 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 32 (0.59%) Zend
13 31 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 29 (0.54%) Juniper
15 26 (0.48%) Apple
15 26 (0.48%) Cognos
16 22 (0.41%) HP
16 22 (0.41%) Tableau
17 16 (0.30%) Informatica
17 16 (0.30%) Red Gate
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £620000 - £720000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 23 days holidays + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Excellent Train
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £12000 - £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Xcede
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Excellent Train
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago