Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 143 111
Rank change year-on-year +34 -32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 212 225 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.42% 2.19% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.29% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 186 200 285
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,425 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,875 £56,250 £59,500
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 8,293 9,813 10,292
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.42% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7,189 8,729 9,106
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +4.35%

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 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 - 1 £23,500 -
Junior
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 91 (42.92%) Finance
2 70 (33.02%) SQL
3 55 (25.94%) C#
4 53 (25.00%) .NET
5 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
6 46 (21.70%) Degree
6 46 (21.70%) Computer Science
7 43 (20.28%) JavaScript
8 40 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (17.45%) Python
10 35 (16.51%) Java
10 35 (16.51%) Azure
10 35 (16.51%) AWS
11 30 (14.15%) Fintech
12 27 (12.74%) DevOps
13 23 (10.85%) HTML
13 23 (10.85%) Linux
14 22 (10.38%) CSS
15 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET
16 20 (9.43%) Windows
16 20 (9.43%) Equities
16 20 (9.43%) AngularJS
17 19 (8.96%) Docker
17 19 (8.96%) PowerShell
17 19 (8.96%) Scrum
17 19 (8.96%) Software Engineering
18 18 (8.49%) Project Management
19 17 (8.02%) Kubernetes
19 17 (8.02%) Retail
20 16 (7.55%) MVC

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 5 (2.36%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.42%) Apache
2 3 (1.42%) CMS
2 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.42%) WordPress
3 2 (0.94%) EPiServer
3 2 (0.94%) IIS
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.94%) InDesign
3 2 (0.94%) Sketch
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.47%) InVision
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Salerio
2 1 (0.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.51%) AWS
1 35 (16.51%) Azure
2 4 (1.89%) Serverless
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.42%) AWS Fargate
3 3 (1.42%) GCP
3 3 (1.42%) GitHub
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.94%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.94%) npm
4 2 (0.94%) Office 365
4 2 (0.94%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) Intranet
2 4 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.30%) Big Data
5 6 (2.83%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.89%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.42%) MySQL
7 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.94%) Power BI
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.19%) JIRA
3 9 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.36%) PhpStorm
5 3 (1.42%) CircleCI
5 3 (1.42%) JUnit
5 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.94%) Maven
6 2 (0.94%) webpack
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.47%) NUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.47%) RSpec
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 91 (42.92%) Finance
2 17 (8.02%) Retail
3 11 (5.19%) Law
4 8 (3.77%) Marketing
5 7 (3.30%) Advertising
5 7 (3.30%) Banking
5 7 (3.30%) Legal
6 4 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.89%) Front Office
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.94%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.00%) .NET
2 23 (10.85%) HTML
3 22 (10.38%) CSS
4 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET
5 20 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.55%) React
7 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (6.13%) .NET Core
9 12 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.72%) jQuery
10 10 (4.72%) Web Services
11 9 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (4.25%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (4.25%) Node.js
11 9 (4.25%) Regular Expression
12 8 (3.77%) RESTful
12 8 (3.77%) WPF
13 7 (3.30%) HTML5
14 4 (1.89%) Kafka
14 4 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.43%) Equities
2 16 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.08%) Derivative
4 14 (6.60%) User Experience
5 11 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.25%) SWIFT
8 7 (3.30%) Contract for Difference
9 6 (2.83%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.36%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.94%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.94%) Social Media
14 1 (0.47%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.85%) Linux
2 20 (9.43%) Windows
3 13 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.66%) Unix
5 10 (4.72%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.25%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) Android
7 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.94%) CentOS
8 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.70%) Computer Science
2 40 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.15%) Fintech
4 27 (12.74%) DevOps
5 19 (8.96%) Scrum
5 19 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 18 (8.49%) Project Management
7 16 (7.55%) MVC
7 16 (7.55%) Project Delivery
8 15 (7.08%) Analytics
8 15 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.08%) Microservices
8 15 (7.08%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.60%) Investment Management
10 13 (6.13%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.19%) Mathematics
12 11 (5.19%) OO
12 11 (5.19%) User Stories
13 9 (4.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.02%) SQL
2 55 (25.94%) C#
3 43 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.45%) Python
5 35 (16.51%) Java
6 19 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 15 (7.08%) TypeScript
8 11 (5.19%) PHP
9 5 (2.36%) R
9 5 (2.36%) VBScript
10 4 (1.89%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.89%) VBA
11 3 (1.42%) ES6
11 3 (1.42%) Scala
12 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.94%) C++
12 2 (0.94%) Perl
12 2 (0.94%) Ruby
12 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (21.70%) Degree
2 15 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) CCNP
5 1 (0.47%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.94%) PMO
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (8.96%) Docker
2 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) NFS
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (8.02%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.13%) Terraform
3 9 (4.25%) Ansible
3 9 (4.25%) Nagios
4 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.94%) Grafana
5 2 (0.94%) Kibana
5 2 (0.94%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.47%) logstash
6 1 (0.47%) Matomo
Vendors
1 13 (6.13%) Oracle
2 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.25%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.83%) Google
5 5 (2.36%) Adobe
5 5 (2.36%) Cisco
6 4 (1.89%) Tableau
6 4 (1.89%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) Charles River
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix
7 2 (0.94%) Facebook
7 2 (0.94%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.94%) Veeam
8 1 (0.47%) Aruba
8 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.47%) Juniper
8 1 (0.47%) New Relic
8 1 (0.47%) Pardot
8 1 (0.47%) Sophos
8 1 (0.47%) WSO2