Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 108 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 278 312 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.72% 2.66% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.76% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 260 303 391
City of London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £53,750
Central London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +8.33%

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 9693 11285 16633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.38% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8779 10283 14445
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 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage 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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in the City of London

Junior
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +8 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Junior
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 150 (53.96%) Finance
2 103 (37.05%) Degree
3 89 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (28.42%) Java
4 79 (28.42%) SQL
5 76 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 75 (26.98%) C#
7 67 (24.10%) Computer Science
8 62 (22.30%) SQL Server
9 61 (21.94%) HTML
10 60 (21.58%) Banking
11 55 (19.78%) .NET
12 50 (17.99%) Microsoft
13 47 (16.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 46 (16.55%) CSS
14 46 (16.55%) AngularJS
15 34 (12.23%) Windows
16 31 (11.15%) MVC
17 30 (10.79%) Scrum
18 28 (10.07%) ASP.NET
19 26 (9.35%) Back Office
19 26 (9.35%) TDD
20 25 (8.99%) Software Engineering
21 24 (8.63%) Linux
21 24 (8.63%) jQuery
22 23 (8.27%) Python
22 23 (8.27%) Spring
23 22 (7.91%) Mathematics
23 22 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
24 21 (7.55%) Web Development

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 7 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.16%) JBoss
3 3 (1.08%) Apache
3 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.08%) IIS
3 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) Confluence
4 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.72%) WordPress
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Actimize
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.24%) SaaS
3 4 (1.44%) Dropbox
3 4 (1.44%) Google Drive
3 4 (1.44%) IaaS
3 4 (1.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) AdWords
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) Firewall
2 3 (1.08%) FTP
2 3 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (1.08%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.36%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.24%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.24%) MySQL
4 9 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.52%) Big Data
5 7 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.72%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.36%) MS Access
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
10 1 (0.36%) Redis
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.68%) JIRA
4 8 (2.88%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.16%) NUnit
5 6 (2.16%) ReSharper
5 6 (2.16%) Selenium
5 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (1.80%) Gatling
6 5 (1.80%) MSI
6 5 (1.80%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.44%) JMeter
8 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.08%) Maven
8 3 (1.08%) Subversion
8 3 (1.08%) webpack
9 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.72%) GitLab
9 2 (0.72%) Grunt
9 2 (0.72%) gulp
General
1 150 (53.96%) Finance
2 60 (21.58%) Banking
3 26 (9.35%) Back Office
4 20 (7.19%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.96%) Front Office
6 9 (3.24%) Advertising
6 9 (3.24%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.52%) Legal
8 6 (2.16%) Marketing
8 6 (2.16%) Retail
9 3 (1.08%) Law
9 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.72%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.94%) HTML
2 55 (19.78%) .NET
3 46 (16.55%) AngularJS
3 46 (16.55%) CSS
4 28 (10.07%) ASP.NET
5 24 (8.63%) jQuery
6 23 (8.27%) Spring
7 20 (7.19%) JSON
8 19 (6.83%) Ajax
8 19 (6.83%) Hibernate
8 19 (6.83%) Node.js
9 16 (5.76%) HTML5
10 15 (5.40%) REST
11 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (5.04%) Web Services
12 11 (3.96%) WPF
12 11 (3.96%) XML
13 10 (3.60%) Sass
14 9 (3.24%) Angular 2
14 9 (3.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.19%) Fintech
4 18 (6.47%) User Experience
5 14 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.96%) Hedge funds
7 10 (3.60%) Equities
8 6 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.80%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.08%) Derivative
10 3 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.72%) Blog
11 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.72%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.72%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.23%) Windows
2 24 (8.63%) Linux
3 16 (5.76%) Unix
4 10 (3.60%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.88%) Android
6 7 (2.52%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) HPUX
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (11.15%) MVC
3 30 (10.79%) Scrum
4 26 (9.35%) TDD
5 25 (8.99%) Software Engineering
6 22 (7.91%) Mathematics
7 21 (7.55%) Web Development
8 17 (6.12%) OO
9 15 (5.40%) DevOps
9 15 (5.40%) SDLC
10 14 (5.04%) Analytics
10 14 (5.04%) CRM
10 14 (5.04%) Front End Development
10 14 (5.04%) Multithreading
10 14 (5.04%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.04%) Wealth Management
11 13 (4.68%) Investment Management
12 12 (4.32%) Project Management
13 11 (3.96%) Data Modelling
14 9 (3.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 79 (28.42%) Java
1 79 (28.42%) SQL
2 76 (27.34%) JavaScript
3 75 (26.98%) C#
4 23 (8.27%) Python
5 16 (5.76%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.04%) Groovy
7 13 (4.68%) C++
8 12 (4.32%) PHP
8 12 (4.32%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.88%) Scala
10 8 (2.88%) VBA
11 7 (2.52%) Perl
11 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.52%) Ruby
12 5 (1.80%) R
12 5 (1.80%) VB
13 4 (1.44%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (37.05%) Degree
2 47 (16.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.44%) MCSD
4 4 (1.44%) MCSE
4 4 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.08%) PhD
5 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) CCNA
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.36%) GCIA
7 1 (0.36%) GCIH
7 1 (0.36%) GIAC
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) PMO
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.44%) Docker
2 4 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.80%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.44%) Puppet
3 3 (1.08%) Ansible
3 3 (1.08%) CSIRT
3 3 (1.08%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.72%) QRadar
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) Terraform
5 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 50 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.60%) Oracle
4 9 (3.24%) Citrix
5 7 (2.52%) VMware
6 5 (1.80%) Google
7 4 (1.44%) Apple
8 3 (1.08%) BMC
8 3 (1.08%) Remedy
8 3 (1.08%) Snow
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco
9 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.72%) Redback
9 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.72%) Splunk
9 2 (0.72%) Tableau
10 1 (0.36%) Altiris
10 1 (0.36%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.36%) Twitter
10 1 (0.36%) Zend