Period
to 21 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 345 433
Rank change year-on-year +18 +88 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 5 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.049% 0.15% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.16% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 3
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% - -18.24%
10th Percentile £32,200 £28,750 £20,650
90th Percentile £50,000 £38,500 £54,750
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% - -7.14%

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 9618 11977 18393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 96.29% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8723 10948 15839
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +2.80%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Engineer in the City of London

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Qt
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree