The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

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

Junior Software Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 241 309
Rank change year-on-year +18 +68  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 2 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.038% 0.23% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.24% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 2
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00%  

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 4993 6326 9780
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.54% 95.83% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 5778 8347
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in the City of London

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2017, Junior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Qt
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Android Studio

Junior Software Engineer 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 1 (16.67%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Genymotion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Google