Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Junior was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 134 147 141
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 122 72 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.97% 1.67% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.79% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 106 63 164
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,350 £22,000
25th Percentile £32,813 £32,500 £27,327
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,000 £59,625
Central London median annual salary £44,250 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.94% - +10.00%

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 5,833 4,018 8,761
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 93.27% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,144 3,523 7,673
10th Percentile £42,325 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022, 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 36 (29.51%) Python
2 34 (27.87%) Finance
3 28 (22.95%) AWS
4 23 (18.85%) SQL
5 21 (17.21%) Linux
6 20 (16.39%) Docker
6 20 (16.39%) DevOps
6 20 (16.39%) Kubernetes
6 20 (16.39%) Social Skills
7 19 (15.57%) CI/CD
7 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
7 19 (15.57%) Degree
8 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (14.75%) Terraform
9 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
9 17 (13.93%) C#
10 16 (13.11%) Bash
10 16 (13.11%) Puppet
10 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
11 15 (12.30%) Azure
12 13 (10.66%) .NET
12 13 (10.66%) Analytics
13 12 (9.84%) Java
14 11 (9.02%) VBA
14 11 (9.02%) JSON
14 11 (9.02%) Requirements Gathering
15 10 (8.20%) Business Analysis
15 10 (8.20%) Retail
15 10 (8.20%) QA

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 (0.82%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.82%) Appian
1 1 (0.82%) Confluence
1 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.82%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.95%) AWS
2 15 (12.30%) Azure
3 8 (6.56%) SaaS
4 7 (5.74%) GCP
5 5 (4.10%) Power Platform
5 5 (4.10%) Serverless
6 3 (2.46%) GitHub
7 1 (0.82%) Asana
7 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.82%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.82%) Slack
7 1 (0.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) NX-OS
1 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) DHCP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Power BI
3 3 (2.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) Looker
4 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (1.64%) Tableau
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) Redis
5 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.92%) JIRA
3 5 (4.10%) Selenium
4 4 (3.28%) Ranorex
General
1 34 (27.87%) Finance
2 20 (16.39%) Social Skills
3 10 (8.20%) Retail
4 9 (7.38%) Advertising
4 9 (7.38%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (6.56%) Banking
5 8 (6.56%) Front Office
5 8 (6.56%) Marketing
6 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.10%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.28%) Law
9 2 (1.64%) Billing
9 2 (1.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.82%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.82%) French Language
10 1 (0.82%) German Language
10 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.82%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) .NET
2 11 (9.02%) JSON
3 8 (6.56%) React
4 7 (5.74%) Node.js
5 6 (4.92%) XML
6 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.10%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (4.10%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.28%) HTML
7 4 (3.28%) RESTful
8 3 (2.46%) CSS
8 3 (2.46%) HTML5
9 2 (1.64%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.64%) Express
9 2 (1.64%) Flask
10 1 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.82%) Django
10 1 (0.82%) Kafka
10 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.28%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.46%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) CMDB
4 2 (1.64%) Derivative
4 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.64%) Equities
4 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Music Streaming
5 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.82%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) DevOps
2 19 (15.57%) CI/CD
3 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (10.66%) Analytics
5 11 (9.02%) Requirements Gathering
6 10 (8.20%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.38%) Presales
7 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
8 8 (6.56%) Fintech
9 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
9 7 (5.74%) Data Management
9 7 (5.74%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (5.74%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.74%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.92%) Machine Learning
10 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.10%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.51%) Python
2 23 (18.85%) SQL
3 17 (13.93%) C#
3 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.11%) Bash
5 12 (9.84%) Java
6 11 (9.02%) VBA
7 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.82%) C++
10 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) CCNA
4 1 (0.82%) CCNP
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.64%) GDPR
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (16.39%) Kubernetes
2 18 (14.75%) Terraform
3 16 (13.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) UiPath
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco
4 2 (1.64%) Arista
4 2 (1.64%) Cadence
4 2 (1.64%) F5
4 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.64%) Juniper
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe
5 1 (0.82%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.82%) Concur
5 1 (0.82%) Dell
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle
5 1 (0.82%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.82%) Pega
5 1 (0.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.82%) VMware