Period
to 25 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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

Junior
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 157 151
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 58 195 234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.96% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.06% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 181 219
Median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,600
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £61,500
Central London median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.33% +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 3,755 9,478 10,520
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 95.47% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,279 8,220 9,422
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% +5.83%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +6.84%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the City of London

Junior
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Junior in the City of London

Junior
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Junior in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
3 14 (24.14%) Change Management
3 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) Linux
4 13 (22.41%) Windows
5 11 (18.97%) SAP BW
5 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (18.97%) Python
5 11 (18.97%) C#
5 11 (18.97%) SAP
5 11 (18.97%) SAP Basis
5 11 (18.97%) Degree
5 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (18.97%) SAP Security
5 11 (18.97%) SAP HANA
6 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.79%) AWS
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
9 7 (12.07%) Fintech
9 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.07%) .NET
9 7 (12.07%) HTML
9 7 (12.07%) Java
9 7 (12.07%) Law
10 6 (10.34%) Docker
10 6 (10.34%) Azure
11 5 (8.62%) Insurtech

Junior 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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.72%) Confluence
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Azure
3 2 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Office 365
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Broadband
1 1 (1.72%) DHCP
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) PBX
1 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (18.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SAP BW
1 11 (18.97%) SAP HANA
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) Event Store
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Law
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (3.45%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) German Language
6 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) SAP Basis
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) React
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Core
5 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) Kafka
6 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.45%) Ajax
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.45%) Node.js
6 2 (3.45%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (3.45%) Redux
6 2 (3.45%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.17%) EPoS
3 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Bitcoin
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (24.14%) Change Management
3 11 (18.97%) SAP Security
4 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.07%) DevOps
5 7 (12.07%) Fintech
6 5 (8.62%) Insurtech
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) Service Management
8 3 (5.17%) ETL
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.17%) OOP
8 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.17%) Scala
7 2 (3.45%) F#
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) Java 8
8 1 (1.72%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) R
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) CCNP
4 1 (1.72%) CCSP
4 1 (1.72%) CISA
4 1 (1.72%) CISM
4 1 (1.72%) CISSP
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.72%) NIST
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Terraform
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) Grafana
3 2 (3.45%) Kibana
3 2 (3.45%) logstash
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) SAP
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Databricks
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Meraki
6 1 (1.72%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) VMware