The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Junior Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 176 221
Rank change year-on-year +26 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 73 92 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 1.28% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.34% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 89 92
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £24,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Junior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the City of London

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 2017, Junior Developer 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 across the City of London region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 98 (59.76%) SQL
2 82 (50.00%) Finance
3 75 (45.73%) Java
4 69 (42.07%) JavaScript
5 60 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (31.71%) SQL Server
7 51 (31.10%) C#
8 48 (29.27%) Banking
9 45 (27.44%) Microsoft
10 41 (25.00%) .NET
11 40 (24.39%) Degree
12 36 (21.95%) HTML
13 35 (21.34%) Python
14 33 (20.12%) Computer Science
15 32 (19.51%) TDD
15 32 (19.51%) Fintech
15 32 (19.51%) AngularJS
16 31 (18.90%) MVC
17 30 (18.29%) CSS
18 29 (17.68%) Hibernate
19 27 (16.46%) T-SQL
20 26 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (15.85%) JPA
20 26 (15.85%) Spring
21 25 (15.24%) Scrum
22 24 (14.63%) ASP.NET
22 24 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
23 23 (14.02%) Web Development
24 22 (13.41%) jQuery

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.93%) Jetty
2 4 (2.44%) nginx
3 2 (1.22%) Apache
3 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.61%) Investran
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.61%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (2.44%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) AdWords
3 1 (0.61%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.61%) Force.com
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) HTTP
1 2 (1.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.22%) SSL
2 1 (0.61%) FTP
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (12.80%) Power BI
5 20 (12.20%) MySQL
5 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (11.59%) Pentaho
7 14 (8.54%) DB2
8 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.44%) Big Data
12 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.83%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.83%) Redis
14 2 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Maven
2 11 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.44%) Mockito
5 2 (1.22%) Bower
5 2 (1.22%) Buildbot
5 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.22%) gulp
5 2 (1.22%) JIRA
5 2 (1.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 82 (50.00%) Finance
2 48 (29.27%) Banking
3 19 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.37%) Retail
5 13 (7.93%) Front Office
5 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
6 12 (7.32%) Marketing
7 4 (2.44%) Law
7 4 (2.44%) Legal
8 2 (1.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.00%) .NET
2 36 (21.95%) HTML
3 32 (19.51%) AngularJS
4 30 (18.29%) CSS
5 29 (17.68%) Hibernate
6 26 (15.85%) JPA
6 26 (15.85%) Spring
7 24 (14.63%) ASP.NET
8 22 (13.41%) jQuery
9 17 (10.37%) Guice
10 16 (9.76%) J2EE
11 15 (9.15%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (7.93%) Apache Camel
13 13 (7.93%) Apache CXF
13 13 (7.93%) Guava
13 13 (7.93%) iBATIS
13 13 (7.93%) JSP
13 13 (7.93%) JSTL
13 13 (7.93%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.12%) Computer Science
2 32 (19.51%) Fintech
3 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.27%) User Experience
6 5 (3.05%) Equities
7 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.44%) Derivative
7 4 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.83%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Linux
2 6 (3.66%) Unix
3 5 (3.05%) Android
3 5 (3.05%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.61%) CentOS
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.51%) TDD
3 31 (18.90%) MVC
4 26 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (15.24%) Scrum
6 23 (14.02%) Web Development
7 16 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.76%) Mathematics
8 14 (8.54%) Kanban
8 14 (8.54%) OOP
9 10 (6.10%) Open Source
10 9 (5.49%) Multithreading
10 9 (5.49%) SDLC
11 8 (4.88%) Front End Development
12 7 (4.27%) Data Management
12 7 (4.27%) SOLID
13 6 (3.66%) Electronic Trading
13 6 (3.66%) Low Latency
13 6 (3.66%) OO
14 5 (3.05%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 98 (59.76%) SQL
2 75 (45.73%) Java
3 69 (42.07%) JavaScript
4 51 (31.10%) C#
5 35 (21.34%) Python
6 27 (16.46%) T-SQL
7 16 (9.76%) C++
7 16 (9.76%) Scala
8 8 (4.88%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.05%) Ruby
9 5 (3.05%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.44%) ES6
10 4 (2.44%) Perl
10 4 (2.44%) PHP
11 3 (1.83%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) AWK
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) Jython
13 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (24.39%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) OCMJD
2 4 (2.44%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) MCSD
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Basel II
2 1 (0.61%) Basel III
2 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (4.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Ansible
2 2 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Grafana
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
3 1 (0.61%) logstash
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) StatsD
Vendors
1 45 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.59%) Cognos
2 19 (11.59%) Tableau
3 18 (10.98%) Oracle
4 13 (7.93%) hybris
5 6 (3.66%) Google
5 6 (3.66%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.44%) Sun
7 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe
9 1 (0.61%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.61%) Informatica
9 1 (0.61%) New Relic
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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