The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 81 87 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.72% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,200 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1251 1298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.35% 93.29% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 837 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Junior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Edinburgh

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Junior Developer 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 Edinburgh region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) Selenium
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
6 5 (26.32%) Java EE
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) High Availability
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Line 500
1 1 (5.26%) Sage BI
1 1 (5.26%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Mockito
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) CSS3
5 5 (26.32%) Java EE
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.53%) J2EE
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.26%) JSF
9 1 (5.26%) Spring
9 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
9 1 (5.26%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) WinForms
9 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
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