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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 113 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2435 2687 2802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.71% 2.52% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.61% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 2433 2431
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +12 2303 £28,500 +3.63% 333
London +13 900 £32,500 -5.81% 109
South East -7 459 £27,500 +3.77% 53
West Midlands +18 207 £25,000 - 25
North West +22 182 £25,000 - 31
City of London +27 165 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Yorkshire +13 147 £25,000 - 21
South West +17 144 £25,000 - 29
East Midlands +18 128 £24,000 -7.69% 23
East of England -48 127 £27,500 +10.00% 40
Manchester +9 99 £25,000 +2.04% 18
Hampshire -18 94 £27,500 +10.00% 14
Surrey +7 89 £25,000 - 7
Berkshire -9 89 £30,000 +9.09% 10
West Yorkshire +16 88 £26,000 +8.33% 13
Leeds +23 68 £26,500 +9.27% 9
Birmingham 0 68 £22,500 -10.00% 8
Bristol +34 62 £25,000 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 59 £25,000 -9.09% 5
Wales +12 50 £25,000 +4.16% 6
Hertfordshire -14 48 £28,000 +8.73% 16
Cheshire +15 47 £25,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +31 42 £27,500 -0.90% 5
Northamptonshire +20 42 £23,500 +17.50% 11
West Sussex +22 39 £30,000 +9.09% 5
South Wales +9 39 £27,500 +14.58% 5
Scotland +34 38 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Leicestershire +16 36 £24,500 -8.41% 5
Milton Keynes +9 36 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Reading +32 34 £35,000 +16.66% 5

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1567 (32.05%) C#
2 1466 (29.99%) .NET
3 1458 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 1423 (29.11%) SQL
5 1337 (27.35%) HTML
6 1306 (26.71%) Degree
7 1288 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
8 1155 (23.62%) CSS
9 1098 (22.46%) SQL Server
10 953 (19.49%) ASP.NET
11 919 (18.80%) MVC
12 850 (17.39%) Java
13 811 (16.59%) Finance
13 811 (16.59%) Computer Science
14 633 (12.95%) Microsoft
15 591 (12.09%) jQuery
16 562 (11.50%) TDD
17 561 (11.47%) Windows
18 559 (11.43%) Linux
19 509 (10.41%) AngularJS
20 501 (10.25%) Web Development
21 495 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
22 475 (9.72%) Python
23 452 (9.25%) PHP
24 442 (9.04%) MS Excel
25 436 (8.92%) OO
26 435 (8.90%) Software Engineering
27 398 (8.14%) HTML5
28 392 (8.02%) MySQL
29 389 (7.96%) 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
1 131 (2.68%) CMS
2 91 (1.86%) WordPress
3 86 (1.76%) IIS
4 76 (1.55%) Apache
5 61 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 44 (0.90%) Drupal
8 37 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 37 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 34 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 31 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 24 (0.49%) Joomla!
12 21 (0.43%) Jetty
13 20 (0.41%) JBoss
14 19 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.29%) Skype for Business
18 13 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
19 12 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 442 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 194 (3.97%) MS Office
3 62 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 57 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
6 45 (0.92%) MS Project
6 45 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 26 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.29%) InDesign
9 10 (0.20%) SPSS
10 9 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.12%) InVision
13 3 (0.061%) Stata
14 2 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.041%) Blender
14 2 (0.041%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.041%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 60 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.74%) Magento
3 25 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.29%) SAP MM
6 12 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.22%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
9 9 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
9 9 (0.18%) OpenCart
9 9 (0.18%) SAP GRC
10 8 (0.16%) SAP SRM
11 7 (0.14%) nopCommerce
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (1.43%) SaaS
4 61 (1.25%) GitHub
5 39 (0.80%) Office 365
6 32 (0.65%) Sage Pay
7 25 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 19 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.31%) AdWords
10 11 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.22%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
12 9 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.18%) PaaS
13 8 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.16%) G Suite
14 7 (0.14%) Slack
15 6 (0.12%) IaaS
16 5 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.62%) Internet
2 83 (1.70%) Firewall
3 53 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 49 (1.00%) DNS
5 41 (0.84%) VoIP
5 41 (0.84%) VPN
6 40 (0.82%) WAN
7 38 (0.78%) LAN
8 37 (0.76%) HTTP
9 31 (0.63%) DHCP
10 30 (0.61%) Network Security
11 24 (0.49%) Intranet
12 20 (0.41%) SSL
13 19 (0.39%) Unified Communications
14 14 (0.29%) Wireshark
15 13 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.27%) Kerberos
16 12 (0.25%) 3G
17 11 (0.22%) 4G
18 10 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1098 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 392 (8.02%) MySQL
3 201 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 176 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 136 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 134 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 130 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 128 (2.62%) MongoDB
9 114 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 103 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 92 (1.88%) Big Data
12 67 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 54 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 52 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (1.04%) Oracle Database
15 51 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.57%) Hadoop
16 28 (0.57%) Redis
17 26 (0.53%) Power BI
18 23 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 334 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 187 (3.82%) Visual Studio
3 133 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 127 (2.60%) JIRA
5 121 (2.47%) NUnit
6 106 (2.17%) Selenium
7 104 (2.13%) Subversion
8 100 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 96 (1.96%) Moq
10 93 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
11 78 (1.60%) Maven
12 75 (1.53%) MSTest
13 51 (1.04%) Grunt
14 50 (1.02%) gulp
15 43 (0.88%) JUnit
15 43 (0.88%) TeamCity
16 31 (0.63%) WebDriver
17 29 (0.59%) PHPUnit
17 29 (0.59%) webpack
18 28 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 811 (16.59%) Finance
2 265 (5.42%) Marketing
3 227 (4.64%) Banking
4 223 (4.56%) Games
5 180 (3.68%) Retail
6 153 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 134 (2.74%) Advertising
8 86 (1.76%) Legal
9 81 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 70 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 64 (1.31%) Front Office
12 61 (1.25%) Law
13 44 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.76%) Publishing
15 29 (0.59%) Automotive
16 28 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.51%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.51%) Electronics
18 18 (0.37%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1466 (29.99%) .NET
2 1337 (27.35%) HTML
3 1155 (23.62%) CSS
4 953 (19.49%) ASP.NET
5 591 (12.09%) jQuery
6 509 (10.41%) AngularJS
7 495 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 398 (8.14%) HTML5
9 325 (6.65%) XML
10 321 (6.57%) .NET Framework
11 318 (6.50%) WCF
12 307 (6.28%) Web Services
13 236 (4.83%) CSS3
14 221 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 192 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 191 (3.91%) WPF
17 166 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 161 (3.29%) Node.js
19 160 (3.27%) RESTful
20 136 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 811 (16.59%) Computer Science
2 360 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 246 (5.03%) Mathematics
4 181 (3.70%) User Experience
5 163 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 125 (2.56%) Fintech
7 76 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 74 (1.51%) Physics
9 73 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
10 70 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 68 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
12 58 (1.19%) Social Media
13 55 (1.12%) Hedge funds
14 51 (1.04%) iPad
15 47 (0.96%) Equities
16 42 (0.86%) Statistics
17 35 (0.72%) Derivative
18 34 (0.70%) Driving Licence
19 31 (0.63%) Data Centre
19 31 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 561 (11.47%) Windows
2 559 (11.43%) Linux
3 188 (3.85%) Unix
4 139 (2.84%) Android
5 138 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 113 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 81 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 46 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 36 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 36 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 35 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (0.63%) Windows Phone
13 27 (0.55%) CentOS
14 25 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (0.39%) Solaris
17 17 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.29%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1288 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
2 919 (18.80%) MVC
3 562 (11.50%) TDD
4 501 (10.25%) Web Development
5 436 (8.92%) OO
6 435 (8.90%) Software Engineering
7 384 (7.85%) Scrum
8 274 (5.60%) OOP
9 263 (5.38%) SDLC
10 246 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
11 242 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 240 (4.91%) Project Management
13 235 (4.81%) BDD
14 209 (4.27%) Front End Development
15 190 (3.89%) E-Commerce
16 181 (3.70%) Kanban
17 173 (3.54%) Web Application Development
18 167 (3.42%) DevOps
19 160 (3.27%) Unit Testing
20 153 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1567 (32.05%) C#
2 1458 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 1423 (29.11%) SQL
4 850 (17.39%) Java
5 475 (9.72%) Python
6 452 (9.25%) PHP
7 389 (7.96%) C++
8 252 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 160 (3.27%) VB.NET
10 152 (3.11%) C
11 146 (2.99%) Ruby
12 109 (2.23%) Perl
13 90 (1.84%) VB
14 79 (1.62%) Bash Shell
15 75 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 66 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 57 (1.17%) Scala
18 42 (0.86%) Shell Script
19 41 (0.84%) Objective-C
20 39 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 1306 (26.71%) Degree
2 93 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (0.98%) CCNA
5 48 (0.98%) ISEB
5 48 (0.98%) MCP
6 43 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 28 (0.57%) MCSD
7 28 (0.57%) MCTS
8 27 (0.55%) MCAD
9 26 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.53%) SC Cleared
10 23 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 22 (0.45%) PhD
12 21 (0.43%) HND
13 20 (0.41%) MCSE
14 15 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.29%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (4.50%) QA
2 47 (0.96%) SLA
3 19 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.12%) SDET
7 4 (0.082%) WAI
8 3 (0.061%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.041%) COBIT
10 1 (0.020%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.020%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.020%) EMIR
10 1 (0.020%) FATCA
10 1 (0.020%) GPG13
10 1 (0.020%) GxP
10 1 (0.020%) HL7
10 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 136 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.49%) Docker
3 70 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.16%) Firmware
8 6 (0.12%) vSphere
9 5 (0.10%) HDFS
10 4 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.082%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.061%) Snort
11 3 (0.061%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.061%) Xen
11 3 (0.061%) XenApp
12 2 (0.041%) KVM
12 2 (0.041%) Squid
12 2 (0.041%) vCloud
12 2 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 93 (1.90%) Puppet
2 67 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (1.06%) Ansible
4 26 (0.53%) Kibana
5 17 (0.35%) Nagios
6 16 (0.33%) SCCM
7 9 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.14%) SCOM
9 6 (0.12%) Graphite
9 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.12%) Terraform
10 5 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
10 5 (0.10%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.082%) EnCase
11 4 (0.082%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.082%) FTK
11 4 (0.082%) Salt
11 4 (0.082%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.082%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 633 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 271 (5.54%) Oracle
3 116 (2.37%) Google
4 111 (2.27%) VMware
5 88 (1.80%) SAP
6 82 (1.68%) Adobe
7 78 (1.60%) Cisco
8 46 (0.94%) Tableau
9 44 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 43 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (0.84%) Zend
12 38 (0.78%) Xamarin
13 36 (0.74%) Citrix
13 36 (0.74%) Sitecore
14 32 (0.65%) Cognos
15 29 (0.59%) Facebook
15 29 (0.59%) IBM
16 27 (0.55%) Twitter
17 22 (0.45%) Sage
18 21 (0.43%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Diss, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stamford, Lincolnshire
Alltech E-CO2
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus structure and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cloudscope
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday