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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 123 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2502 2812 2934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.55% 2.55% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.65% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2477 2542
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -8 2398 £28,000 +1.81% 341
London -13 896 £32,500 - 117
South East +19 585 £27,500 - 62
East of England +33 201 £27,500 +10.00% 25
North West +22 172 £25,000 - 30
South West -12 148 £25,000 - 36
Yorkshire +5 135 £25,500 +2.00% 23
West Midlands -19 133 £25,000 - 28
Surrey +21 126 £28,000 +1.81% 16
Hampshire +15 126 £27,500 - 9
City of London -22 123 £32,500 -2.98% 28
East Midlands -15 110 £26,000 +4.00% 16
Manchester +2 91 £25,000 - 17
Berkshire -18 87 £31,500 +14.54% 13
West Yorkshire +5 86 £27,500 +10.00% 13
Leeds +20 68 £27,500 +11.11% 10
West Sussex +33 67 £27,500 +18.27% 3
Cheshire +43 61 £25,000 - 6
Basingstoke +16 55 £27,500 +4.76% 2
Essex +3 54 £25,000 - 3
Bristol -2 52 £27,500 +10.00% 13
Kent -1 48 £23,000 -15.59% 2
Oxfordshire -15 48 £30,000 +20.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +17 47 £27,500 -8.33% 12
Hertfordshire +3 47 £29,000 +16.00% 5
Birmingham +4 46 £23,250 -7.00% 13
Wales +4 41 £25,000 +8.69% 3
North Yorkshire +41 40 £25,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +28 40 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Nottinghamshire -19 39 £27,500 - 3

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1587 (30.11%) Degree
2 1542 (29.25%) SQL
3 1467 (27.83%) C#
4 1424 (27.02%) .NET
5 1416 (26.86%) HTML
6 1390 (26.37%) JavaScript
7 1249 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1182 (22.42%) CSS
9 1105 (20.96%) SQL Server
10 958 (18.17%) Finance
11 921 (17.47%) ASP.NET
12 913 (17.32%) Java
13 902 (17.11%) Computer Science
14 861 (16.33%) MVC
15 751 (14.25%) Microsoft
16 660 (12.52%) Windows
17 630 (11.95%) Linux
18 606 (11.50%) jQuery
19 558 (10.59%) Web Development
20 520 (9.87%) TDD
21 508 (9.64%) MS Excel
22 487 (9.24%) PHP
23 479 (9.09%) Software Engineering
24 467 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
25 450 (8.54%) C++
26 445 (8.44%) Python
27 441 (8.37%) MySQL
28 436 (8.27%) HTML5
29 435 (8.25%) Scrum
30 430 (8.16%) OO

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
1 130 (2.47%) CMS
2 105 (1.99%) WordPress
3 87 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 77 (1.46%) IIS
5 69 (1.31%) Apache
6 58 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 57 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 45 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 41 (0.78%) Drupal
10 39 (0.74%) JBoss
11 34 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 33 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 27 (0.51%) Umbraco
14 26 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 25 (0.47%) SAS
16 20 (0.38%) Confluence
16 20 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (0.36%) nginx
18 16 (0.30%) WebLogic
19 15 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 508 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 307 (5.82%) MS Office
3 95 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 84 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 58 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 44 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.59%) MS Project
9 13 (0.25%) InDesign
9 13 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 11 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 11 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.15%) Maya
12 7 (0.13%) 3ds Max
13 4 (0.076%) Blender
13 4 (0.076%) SPSS
14 3 (0.057%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.057%) InVision
14 3 (0.057%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 66 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.74%) Magento
3 27 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.25%) Visualfiles
6 12 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
9 7 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.095%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.095%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.095%) SAP GRC
11 5 (0.095%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.076%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 142 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (1.16%) SaaS
4 56 (1.06%) GitHub
5 44 (0.83%) Office 365
6 21 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 20 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.17%) Bluemix
12 8 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.13%) Sage Pay
14 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 151 (2.86%) Internet
2 131 (2.49%) Firewall
3 78 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 62 (1.18%) Intranet
5 59 (1.12%) VoIP
6 58 (1.10%) DNS
7 56 (1.06%) Network Security
8 54 (1.02%) VPN
9 47 (0.89%) HTTP
10 46 (0.87%) WAN
11 40 (0.76%) LAN
12 34 (0.65%) Wireless
13 31 (0.59%) DHCP
14 26 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (0.49%) MPLS
15 23 (0.44%) IPv4
16 17 (0.32%) Ethernet
17 16 (0.30%) SSL
18 15 (0.28%) Broadband
18 15 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1105 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 441 (8.37%) MySQL
3 242 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 180 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 174 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 158 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 149 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 108 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (1.63%) Big Data
10 85 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 82 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 66 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 65 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 59 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 54 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 48 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 45 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
18 42 (0.80%) Hadoop
19 38 (0.72%) Data Mining
19 38 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 319 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 219 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 135 (2.56%) Subversion
4 131 (2.49%) NUnit
5 98 (1.86%) Moq
6 93 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 89 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 89 (1.69%) MSTest
8 77 (1.46%) JIRA
9 76 (1.44%) Selenium
10 72 (1.37%) Eclipse
11 66 (1.25%) JUnit
12 57 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (1.06%) Maven
14 50 (0.95%) gulp
15 38 (0.72%) TeamCity
16 32 (0.61%) Grunt
17 23 (0.44%) PHPUnit
18 22 (0.42%) Ant
18 22 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 958 (18.17%) Finance
2 276 (5.24%) Marketing
3 228 (4.33%) Games
4 199 (3.78%) Retail
5 190 (3.60%) Banking
6 167 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 111 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 105 (1.99%) Advertising
9 80 (1.52%) Law
10 79 (1.50%) Legal
11 71 (1.35%) Front Office
12 70 (1.33%) Automotive
13 61 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 57 (1.08%) Aerospace
15 52 (0.99%) Publishing
16 51 (0.97%) Investment Banking
17 29 (0.55%) Back Office
17 29 (0.55%) Electronics
18 24 (0.46%) French Language
19 23 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1424 (27.02%) .NET
2 1416 (26.86%) HTML
3 1182 (22.42%) CSS
4 921 (17.47%) ASP.NET
5 606 (11.50%) jQuery
6 467 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 436 (8.27%) HTML5
8 374 (7.10%) AngularJS
9 364 (6.91%) XML
10 347 (6.58%) .NET Framework
11 310 (5.88%) Web Services
12 296 (5.62%) WCF
13 258 (4.89%) CSS3
14 197 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 196 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 191 (3.62%) Node.js
17 177 (3.36%) Spring
18 169 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 160 (3.04%) WPF
20 159 (3.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 902 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 417 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 271 (5.14%) Mathematics
4 180 (3.41%) User Experience
5 150 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 115 (2.18%) Physics
7 98 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 97 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 81 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 76 (1.44%) Statistics
11 74 (1.40%) Fintech
12 70 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
13 68 (1.29%) Visualisation
14 67 (1.27%) Algorithms
15 59 (1.12%) Data Centre
16 51 (0.97%) Social Media
17 42 (0.80%) Data Structures
18 36 (0.68%) Driving Licence
19 34 (0.65%) Equities
20 33 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 660 (12.52%) Windows
2 630 (11.95%) Linux
3 223 (4.23%) Unix
4 158 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 156 (2.96%) Android
6 154 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 74 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 73 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 28 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (0.49%) CentOS
13 23 (0.44%) Debian
13 23 (0.44%) Solaris
14 22 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 19 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (0.32%) Windows 10
18 12 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1249 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (16.33%) MVC
3 558 (10.59%) Web Development
4 520 (9.87%) TDD
5 479 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 435 (8.25%) Scrum
7 430 (8.16%) OO
8 301 (5.71%) Project Management
9 278 (5.27%) OOP
10 259 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
11 254 (4.82%) SDLC
12 230 (4.36%) Web Application Development
13 224 (4.25%) BDD
14 198 (3.76%) E-Commerce
15 195 (3.70%) CRM
16 167 (3.17%) Front End Development
17 166 (3.15%) Analytics
18 165 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
19 162 (3.07%) Kanban
20 150 (2.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1542 (29.25%) SQL
2 1467 (27.83%) C#
3 1390 (26.37%) JavaScript
4 913 (17.32%) Java
5 487 (9.24%) PHP
6 450 (8.54%) C++
7 445 (8.44%) Python
8 301 (5.71%) VB.NET
9 286 (5.43%) T-SQL
10 212 (4.02%) Ruby
11 159 (3.02%) C
12 138 (2.62%) VB
13 132 (2.50%) Perl
14 110 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 102 (1.94%) Bash Shell
16 80 (1.52%) VBA
17 57 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 56 (1.06%) Scala
19 41 (0.78%) Shell Script
20 40 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1587 (30.11%) Degree
2 110 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 64 (1.21%) ISEB
5 61 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 46 (0.87%) CCNA
6 46 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (0.83%) PhD
8 36 (0.68%) MCP
9 30 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 29 (0.55%) MCAD
11 27 (0.51%) MCSD
11 27 (0.51%) MCTS
12 24 (0.46%) MCSE
13 22 (0.42%) HND
14 20 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (0.36%) CISSP
15 19 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.32%) DV Cleared
17 16 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (4.55%) QA
2 58 (1.10%) SLA
3 29 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.30%) AIFMD
7 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.15%) SDET
9 6 (0.11%) HL7
9 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 5 (0.095%) COBIT
11 4 (0.076%) ISO 9001
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
1 171 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 92 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (1.21%) Docker
4 25 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.36%) vSphere
6 11 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.19%) XenApp
8 9 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.13%) Btrfs
9 7 (0.13%) KVM
9 7 (0.13%) NFS
9 7 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.095%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.076%) Firmware
12 4 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (1.56%) Puppet
2 56 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (0.91%) Ansible
4 26 (0.49%) Nagios
5 21 (0.40%) Kibana
6 14 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.27%) SCCM
7 13 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.19%) SCOM
9 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.11%) Salt
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%) Cacti
13 4 (0.076%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.076%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 751 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 343 (6.51%) Oracle
3 130 (2.47%) VMware
4 97 (1.84%) Adobe
5 96 (1.82%) Google
6 81 (1.54%) Cisco
7 67 (1.27%) SAP
8 55 (1.04%) Zend
9 54 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 51 (0.97%) IBM
11 45 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 41 (0.78%) Citrix
12 41 (0.78%) HP
13 35 (0.66%) Remedy
14 30 (0.57%) Apple
15 29 (0.55%) CheckPoint
16 25 (0.47%) BMC
17 24 (0.46%) Symantec
18 23 (0.44%) Cognos
18 23 (0.44%) Facebook
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pens, Health
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,500 DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + bonus, free training and bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, pension, phone
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £18000 - £28000 Per Annum Benefits available
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits + 25 days hol
Posted: 5 hours ago