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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 118 125 135
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2628 2637 2787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.63% 2.47% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.56% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 2351 2467
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median 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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 May 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 May 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 +11 2527 £27,500 - 396
London +20 1000 £32,500 +8.33% 122
South East +31 609 £27,500 +5.76% 81
East of England +39 190 £27,500 +10.00% 30
North West +10 186 £25,000 +4.16% 54
Surrey +42 174 £28,000 +7.69% 18
City of London +6 165 £35,000 +15.70% 21
West Midlands -13 152 £25,000 - 25
Yorkshire -11 143 £25,750 +3.00% 40
South West -43 120 £25,000 - 22
East Midlands -7 113 £23,000 -6.12% 15
Manchester +10 112 £25,000 +11.11% 29
Hampshire +16 106 £25,000 - 17
Berkshire +12 101 £27,500 +5.76% 10
West Yorkshire -9 78 £27,500 - 23
Kent +9 66 £25,000 -7.40% 8
Cambridgeshire +27 60 £28,500 -5.00% 10
Cheshire +40 57 £25,000 - 17
Essex +13 55 £25,000 - 5
Leeds -8 53 £27,500 - 18
Buckinghamshire +39 49 £29,500 +7.27% 5
Cambridge +28 49 £28,500 -5.00% 7
West Sussex +19 46 £25,000 -7.40% 7
North Yorkshire +18 46 £25,750 +3.00% 5
Bristol -24 46 £26,000 +1.96% 10
Staffordshire +18 45 £24,000 +6.66% 3
Scotland -17 45 £26,500 +6.00% 9
Reading +13 40 £31,500 +6.77% 1
Nottinghamshire -25 38 £25,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +16 36 £27,500 - 7

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1596 (30.71%) Degree
2 1464 (28.17%) SQL
3 1453 (27.96%) C#
4 1401 (26.96%) HTML
5 1390 (26.75%) .NET
6 1382 (26.59%) JavaScript
7 1191 (22.92%) CSS
8 1186 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1126 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 962 (18.51%) Finance
11 936 (18.01%) ASP.NET
12 930 (17.89%) Computer Science
13 921 (17.72%) Java
14 832 (16.01%) MVC
15 759 (14.60%) Microsoft
16 666 (12.82%) Windows
17 596 (11.47%) jQuery
18 552 (10.62%) Web Development
19 550 (10.58%) Linux
20 492 (9.47%) MS Excel
21 475 (9.14%) TDD
22 471 (9.06%) Software Engineering
23 469 (9.02%) PHP
24 440 (8.47%) HTML5
25 437 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
26 434 (8.35%) C++
27 432 (8.31%) OO
28 429 (8.25%) Python
29 417 (8.02%) MySQL
30 407 (7.83%) Analytical Skills

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
1 186 (3.58%) Node.js
2 118 (2.27%) CMS
3 106 (2.04%) WordPress
4 98 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 66 (1.27%) IIS
6 60 (1.15%) Apache
7 58 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 55 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 46 (0.89%) JBoss
11 39 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 34 (0.65%) Drupal
13 30 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 26 (0.50%) SAS
15 24 (0.46%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.42%) nginx
17 21 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
18 18 (0.35%) Umbraco
19 17 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 492 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 283 (5.45%) MS Office
3 94 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 81 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 46 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 46 (0.89%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.63%) MS Project
8 13 (0.25%) InDesign
9 12 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.15%) Maya
12 7 (0.13%) 3ds Max
12 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.077%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.077%) SPSS
15 3 (0.058%) RoboHelp
15 3 (0.058%) Simulink
16 2 (0.038%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 44 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.71%) Magento
3 27 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 20 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 13 (0.25%) Visualfiles
7 12 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
9 10 (0.19%) SAP MM
10 9 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.12%) Sonata
12 5 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.096%) SAP HCM
12 5 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
13 4 (0.077%) CSG Singleview
13 4 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.077%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 123 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (1.23%) SaaS
4 48 (0.92%) GitHub
5 32 (0.62%) Office 365
6 26 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.21%) Bluemix
10 10 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.17%) Google Play
12 6 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.12%) Sage Pay
12 6 (0.12%) Yammer
13 5 (0.096%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.096%) IaaS
13 5 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
14 4 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 148 (2.85%) Internet
2 127 (2.44%) Firewall
3 74 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 64 (1.23%) Intranet
5 54 (1.04%) VPN
6 53 (1.02%) LAN
7 52 (1.00%) DNS
8 49 (0.94%) WAN
9 45 (0.87%) HTTP
9 45 (0.87%) Network Security
10 38 (0.73%) Wireless
11 35 (0.67%) VoIP
12 27 (0.52%) DHCP
13 26 (0.50%) MPLS
14 24 (0.46%) IPv4
15 23 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (0.42%) VLAN
17 21 (0.40%) SSL
18 17 (0.33%) Ethernet
19 14 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1126 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 417 (8.02%) MySQL
3 241 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 209 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 168 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 167 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 149 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 124 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 113 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 93 (1.79%) Big Data
11 80 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 76 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 64 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 55 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
14 55 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (0.94%) QlikView
16 47 (0.90%) Hadoop
17 44 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
17 44 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
18 39 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 314 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 208 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 156 (3.00%) Subversion
4 122 (2.35%) NUnit
5 99 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 89 (1.71%) Moq
7 84 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 78 (1.50%) JUnit
9 77 (1.48%) MSTest
10 76 (1.46%) JIRA
11 75 (1.44%) Selenium
12 67 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 58 (1.12%) Jenkins
14 44 (0.85%) Maven
15 40 (0.77%) gulp
16 30 (0.58%) TeamCity
17 24 (0.46%) Bitbucket
18 22 (0.42%) Ant
18 22 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 21 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 962 (18.51%) Finance
2 256 (4.93%) Marketing
3 205 (3.94%) Games
4 184 (3.54%) Retail
5 172 (3.31%) Banking
6 144 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 108 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 99 (1.90%) Advertising
9 82 (1.58%) Front Office
9 82 (1.58%) Legal
10 79 (1.52%) Law
11 63 (1.21%) Automotive
12 54 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 48 (0.92%) Publishing
14 45 (0.87%) Aerospace
15 44 (0.85%) Investment Banking
16 33 (0.63%) Back Office
17 32 (0.62%) French Language
18 31 (0.60%) Electronics
19 22 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1401 (26.96%) HTML
2 1390 (26.75%) .NET
3 1191 (22.92%) CSS
4 936 (18.01%) ASP.NET
5 596 (11.47%) jQuery
6 440 (8.47%) HTML5
7 437 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 369 (7.10%) AngularJS
9 354 (6.81%) XML
10 328 (6.31%) Web Services
11 316 (6.08%) .NET Framework
12 265 (5.10%) CSS3
13 252 (4.85%) WCF
14 193 (3.71%) Spring
15 192 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 178 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 166 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 157 (3.02%) J2EE
19 151 (2.91%) WPF
20 145 (2.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 930 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 407 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 290 (5.58%) Mathematics
4 190 (3.66%) User Experience
5 148 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.29%) Hedge funds
7 104 (2.00%) Physics
8 84 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 83 (1.60%) Visualisation
10 73 (1.40%) Statistics
11 71 (1.37%) Fintech
12 69 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 65 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
14 61 (1.17%) Data Centre
15 59 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 59 (1.14%) Equities
16 54 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 41 (0.79%) Social Media
18 40 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
19 39 (0.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 666 (12.82%) Windows
2 550 (10.58%) Linux
3 206 (3.96%) Unix
4 163 (3.14%) Android
5 160 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 160 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 84 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 70 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 30 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (0.46%) Solaris
12 21 (0.40%) CentOS
13 20 (0.38%) Debian
13 20 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 19 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 18 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.33%) Windows Vista
17 12 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1186 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 832 (16.01%) MVC
3 552 (10.62%) Web Development
4 475 (9.14%) TDD
5 471 (9.06%) Software Engineering
6 432 (8.31%) OO
7 386 (7.43%) Scrum
8 295 (5.68%) Project Management
9 272 (5.23%) SDLC
10 242 (4.66%) OOP
11 231 (4.44%) Web Application Development
12 226 (4.35%) BDD
13 216 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
14 189 (3.64%) E-Commerce
15 181 (3.48%) CRM
16 179 (3.44%) Analytics
17 165 (3.17%) Front End Development
18 153 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
19 145 (2.79%) ITIL
20 142 (2.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1464 (28.17%) SQL
2 1453 (27.96%) C#
3 1382 (26.59%) JavaScript
4 921 (17.72%) Java
5 469 (9.02%) PHP
6 434 (8.35%) C++
7 429 (8.25%) Python
8 317 (6.10%) VB.NET
9 285 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 195 (3.75%) Ruby
11 153 (2.94%) C
12 149 (2.87%) VB
13 125 (2.41%) Perl
14 103 (1.98%) VBA
15 91 (1.75%) PL/SQL
16 84 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 64 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 54 (1.04%) Scala
19 47 (0.90%) R
20 46 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1596 (30.71%) Degree
2 109 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.19%) ISEB
4 62 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 61 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (1.14%) CCNA
7 48 (0.92%) PhD
8 35 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 35 (0.67%) MCP
9 30 (0.58%) MCSE
10 28 (0.54%) MCAD
11 26 (0.50%) MCTS
12 25 (0.48%) MCSD
13 22 (0.42%) CFA
14 18 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
14 18 (0.35%) CCNP
15 17 (0.33%) HND
15 17 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (4.21%) QA
2 55 (1.06%) SLA
3 22 (0.42%) AIFMD
4 21 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.13%) SDET
10 6 (0.12%) HL7
10 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
11 5 (0.096%) COBIT
12 3 (0.058%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.058%) Val IT
13 1 (0.019%) GPG13
13 1 (0.019%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.019%) ISO19770
13 1 (0.019%) MiFID
13 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 169 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 76 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (0.94%) Docker
4 21 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.38%) vSphere
6 11 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.17%) Firmware
7 9 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.15%) XenApp
9 6 (0.12%) Btrfs
9 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.12%) NFS
10 5 (0.096%) KVM
10 5 (0.096%) Xen
11 4 (0.077%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.077%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.077%) XenServer
12 3 (0.058%) Snort
12 3 (0.058%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (1.14%) Puppet
2 31 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.50%) Nagios
4 21 (0.40%) Ansible
5 20 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 17 (0.33%) SCCM
7 12 (0.23%) Kibana
8 11 (0.21%) Cacti
8 11 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.15%) SCOM
10 7 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.096%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (0.096%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.077%) Nmap
Vendors
1 759 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 354 (6.81%) Oracle
3 117 (2.25%) VMware
4 101 (1.94%) Adobe
5 86 (1.65%) Cisco
6 72 (1.39%) Google
7 65 (1.25%) SAP
8 59 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (0.96%) HP
10 45 (0.87%) Citrix
11 43 (0.83%) IBM
12 42 (0.81%) Zend
13 39 (0.75%) Red Hat
14 32 (0.62%) Remedy
15 29 (0.56%) ServiceNow
16 27 (0.52%) Apple
17 25 (0.48%) BMC
17 25 (0.48%) CheckPoint
18 24 (0.46%) Facebook
19 22 (0.42%) Symantec
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Hospital Nhs Foundation Trust
Salary: From £26,041 to £34,876 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum £1-2k bonus + Excellent list of bene
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 22k per year + Good Package
Posted: 14 hours ago