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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
UK
Rank 109 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2240 2593 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.68% 2.53% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.63% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1958 2366 2266
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 2157 £27,500 - 332
London +2 769 £35,000 +7.69% 118
South East -1 406 £25,500 -2.85% 52
South West +27 199 £26,000 -5.45% 21
North West +42 183 £25,000 - 37
West Midlands +39 171 £24,500 -2.00% 30
Yorkshire +15 159 £25,000 -1.96% 26
East of England -12 129 £25,000 -9.09% 28
City of London +28 119 £36,000 +2.85% 25
East Midlands +21 118 £23,000 -8.00% 14
West Yorkshire +44 116 £25,000 -3.84% 17
Bristol +15 113 £25,000 -9.09% 8
Manchester +17 104 £25,000 - 17
Leeds +55 97 £25,000 -5.66% 14
Hampshire +18 97 £25,000 - 11
Berkshire +17 77 £32,000 +16.36% 11
Surrey -13 60 £25,500 +0.99% 9
Hertfordshire +24 55 £25,000 -23.07% 8
Buckinghamshire +24 53 £26,500 -3.63% 7
Birmingham +28 52 £26,000 - 12
Northamptonshire +44 37 £22,500 +18.42% 4
Oxfordshire +18 36 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Wales -11 35 £24,250 +1.04% 3
Nottinghamshire -13 35 £25,000 +4.16% 7
Worcestershire +9 34 £23,500 -6.00% 7
East Sussex -4 33 £25,500 +13.33% 6
Leicestershire +3 31 £25,000 - 1
Reading +36 30 £28,250 -5.83% 7
Cheshire +10 30 £25,000 - 9
Leicester +6 27 £25,000 -9.09% 1

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 1537 (33.03%) C#
2 1411 (30.32%) .NET
3 1385 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 1358 (29.19%) SQL
5 1333 (28.65%) Degree
6 1236 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1205 (25.90%) HTML
8 1067 (22.93%) CSS
9 1046 (22.48%) SQL Server
10 920 (19.77%) ASP.NET
11 877 (18.85%) MVC
12 847 (18.20%) Java
13 838 (18.01%) Computer Science
14 761 (16.36%) Finance
15 637 (13.69%) Microsoft
16 559 (12.01%) AngularJS
17 551 (11.84%) Linux
18 539 (11.58%) TDD
19 538 (11.56%) jQuery
20 518 (11.13%) Windows
21 490 (10.53%) OO
22 485 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
23 482 (10.36%) Python
24 465 (9.99%) Web Development
25 435 (9.35%) C++
26 424 (9.11%) Software Engineering
27 418 (8.98%) PHP
28 392 (8.42%) MS Excel
29 356 (7.65%) MySQL
30 349 (7.50%) XML

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 89 (1.91%) CMS
2 87 (1.87%) WordPress
3 79 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (1.50%) IIS
5 60 (1.29%) Apache
6 43 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 38 (0.82%) Drupal
8 30 (0.64%) MS Exchange
9 29 (0.62%) Apache Spark
10 27 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 26 (0.56%) Jetty
12 25 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 19 (0.41%) Joomla!
14 17 (0.37%) JBoss
14 17 (0.37%) SAS
15 15 (0.32%) nginx
16 13 (0.28%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 10 (0.21%) Apache Pig
18 10 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 392 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 148 (3.18%) MS Office
3 83 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 61 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 43 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 36 (0.77%) MS Project
7 27 (0.58%) MS Visio
8 24 (0.52%) InDesign
9 22 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.24%) SPSS
11 9 (0.19%) RoboHelp
12 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.086%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.086%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.064%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.064%) Houdini
14 3 (0.064%) NUKE
14 3 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 48 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.60%) Magento
3 23 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 21 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.28%) SAP HCM
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 11 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
9 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.21%) thinkFolio
10 9 (0.19%) SAP PP
11 8 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 7 (0.15%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 178 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (2.11%) SaaS
4 58 (1.25%) GitHub
5 43 (0.92%) Office 365
6 25 (0.54%) Sage Pay
7 24 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.28%) AdWords
9 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.21%) Slack
11 8 (0.17%) Force.com
11 8 (0.17%) IaaS
12 6 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (0.13%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.11%) Datadog
13 5 (0.11%) PaaS
14 4 (0.086%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.77%) Internet
2 74 (1.59%) Firewall
3 41 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.84%) WAN
5 36 (0.77%) LAN
6 34 (0.73%) VoIP
7 31 (0.67%) DNS
7 31 (0.67%) HTTP
8 29 (0.62%) VPN
9 23 (0.49%) Network Security
9 23 (0.49%) SSL
10 20 (0.43%) DHCP
11 17 (0.37%) Kerberos
12 15 (0.32%) Intranet
13 14 (0.30%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.26%) Unified Communications
15 11 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.24%) Wireless
16 9 (0.19%) LTE
16 9 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1046 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 356 (7.65%) MySQL
3 172 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 171 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 136 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 127 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 125 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 122 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 107 (2.30%) Big Data
10 104 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 97 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 64 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 50 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 45 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (0.90%) Power BI
16 40 (0.86%) Hadoop
17 37 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
18 36 (0.77%) Oracle Database
19 31 (0.67%) Redis
20 28 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 318 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 146 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 138 (2.97%) JIRA
4 114 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 107 (2.30%) Selenium
6 105 (2.26%) NUnit
7 91 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 83 (1.78%) Moq
9 81 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
10 72 (1.55%) Subversion
11 69 (1.48%) Maven
12 63 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 57 (1.23%) MSTest
14 41 (0.88%) JUnit
15 35 (0.75%) Grunt
15 35 (0.75%) gulp
16 30 (0.64%) WebDriver
17 27 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (0.54%) Eclipse
19 21 (0.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 761 (16.36%) Finance
2 249 (5.35%) Marketing
3 247 (5.31%) Banking
4 231 (4.96%) Games
5 197 (4.23%) Retail
6 127 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 120 (2.58%) Advertising
8 113 (2.43%) Legal
9 85 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 78 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 60 (1.29%) Front Office
12 42 (0.90%) Law
13 41 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.67%) Automotive
15 22 (0.47%) Billing
15 22 (0.47%) Electronics
15 22 (0.47%) Publishing
16 21 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.41%) French Language
18 17 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1411 (30.32%) .NET
2 1205 (25.90%) HTML
3 1067 (22.93%) CSS
4 920 (19.77%) ASP.NET
5 559 (12.01%) AngularJS
6 538 (11.56%) jQuery
7 485 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 349 (7.50%) XML
9 312 (6.71%) HTML5
10 296 (6.36%) WCF
11 295 (6.34%) Web Services
12 292 (6.28%) .NET Framework
13 230 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 198 (4.26%) WPF
15 179 (3.85%) CSS3
16 171 (3.68%) Node.js
17 168 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 163 (3.50%) RESTful
19 152 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 145 (3.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 838 (18.01%) Computer Science
2 322 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 272 (5.85%) Mathematics
4 168 (3.61%) Fintech
5 161 (3.46%) User Experience
6 152 (3.27%) Mobile App
7 90 (1.93%) Physics
8 75 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
10 61 (1.31%) Social Media
11 56 (1.20%) iPad
12 55 (1.18%) Management Information System
13 52 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 49 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 48 (1.03%) Equities
16 37 (0.80%) Statistics
17 34 (0.73%) Client/Server
18 33 (0.71%) Data Centre
19 32 (0.69%) Visualisation
20 31 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 551 (11.84%) Linux
2 518 (11.13%) Windows
3 195 (4.19%) Unix
4 137 (2.94%) Android
4 137 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 102 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 66 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 36 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 32 (0.69%) CentOS
9 31 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 29 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 26 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.54%) Solaris
12 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 21 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 17 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.26%) Debian
17 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1236 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 877 (18.85%) MVC
3 539 (11.58%) TDD
4 490 (10.53%) OO
5 465 (9.99%) Web Development
6 424 (9.11%) Software Engineering
7 310 (6.66%) Scrum
8 287 (6.17%) SDLC
9 257 (5.52%) BDD
10 248 (5.33%) OOP
11 218 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
12 203 (4.36%) Front End Development
13 202 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
13 202 (4.34%) Project Management
14 192 (4.13%) DevOps
15 184 (3.95%) Web Application Development
16 181 (3.89%) E-Commerce
17 172 (3.70%) Kanban
18 132 (2.84%) Analytics
19 130 (2.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1537 (33.03%) C#
2 1385 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 1358 (29.19%) SQL
4 847 (18.20%) Java
5 482 (10.36%) Python
6 435 (9.35%) C++
7 418 (8.98%) PHP
8 207 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 157 (3.37%) Ruby
10 151 (3.25%) C
11 147 (3.16%) VB.NET
12 88 (1.89%) Perl
13 74 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 68 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 66 (1.42%) VB
16 58 (1.25%) Scala
17 48 (1.03%) F#
18 46 (0.99%) Objective-C
19 43 (0.92%) PL/SQL
20 42 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1333 (28.65%) Degree
2 77 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 50 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (1.05%) CCNA
7 42 (0.90%) MCP
8 36 (0.77%) ISEB
9 33 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (0.60%) MCSD
10 28 (0.60%) MCTS
11 27 (0.58%) MCAD
11 27 (0.58%) PhD
12 26 (0.56%) SC Cleared
13 25 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (0.52%) HND
15 19 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.32%) MCSE
17 12 (0.26%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (3.95%) QA
2 46 (0.99%) SLA
3 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.086%) SDET
7 3 (0.064%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.043%) COBIT
9 1 (0.021%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.021%) EMIR
9 1 (0.021%) FATCA
9 1 (0.021%) GDPR
9 1 (0.021%) GxP
9 1 (0.021%) HL7
9 1 (0.021%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.021%) JTAG
9 1 (0.021%) UCITS
System Software
1 119 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.65%) Docker
3 49 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.26%) Firmware
6 11 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.19%) Xen
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.15%) Snort
10 6 (0.13%) vSphere
11 5 (0.11%) HDFS
12 4 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.043%) etcd
13 2 (0.043%) LXC
13 2 (0.043%) pfSense
13 2 (0.043%) Squid
13 2 (0.043%) vCloud
13 2 (0.043%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 89 (1.91%) Puppet
2 67 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.10%) Ansible
4 41 (0.88%) Kibana
5 18 (0.39%) Nagios
6 15 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.24%) Graphite
7 11 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (0.24%) SCCM
8 10 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
9 7 (0.15%) RSA enVision
9 7 (0.15%) Terraform
10 5 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.086%) EnCase
11 4 (0.086%) FTK
11 4 (0.086%) Grafana
11 4 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.086%) SCOM
12 3 (0.064%) Mesos
Vendors
1 637 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 257 (5.52%) Oracle
3 115 (2.47%) Google
4 83 (1.78%) Adobe
4 83 (1.78%) SAP
5 81 (1.74%) VMware
6 73 (1.57%) Cisco
7 55 (1.18%) Tableau
8 53 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.01%) Zend
10 42 (0.90%) Facebook
11 37 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 35 (0.75%) Xamarin
13 30 (0.64%) Sybase
13 30 (0.64%) Twitter
14 28 (0.60%) Cognos
15 27 (0.58%) Citrix
16 20 (0.43%) Apple
16 20 (0.43%) CheckPoint
16 20 (0.43%) IBM
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Salt
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum GBP 30 - 35K Neg on experience +Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus benefits and international opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pension and Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago