Period
to 27 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 264 253
Rank change year-on-year +88 -11 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 21 64 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.63% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.66% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23 64 100
Median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% -16.67% +16.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,478 £29,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £64,625 £59,550
Central London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,456 9,669 10,572
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 95.58% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,983 8,498 9,443
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +3.77%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the City of London

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in the City of London

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the City of London

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) React
5 4 (19.05%) Kotlin
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
5 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (19.05%) Java 8
5 4 (19.05%) Azure
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) OLAP
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.76%) iPaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Event Store
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) OLAP
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) PhpStorm
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) React
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
3 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (14.29%) Redux
3 3 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Kafka
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Case Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Science
5 1 (4.76%) Game Development
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Java 8
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Kotlin
5 3 (14.29%) F#
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Grafana
1 3 (14.29%) Kibana
1 3 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Databricks
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com