Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Junior Software Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 863 898
Rank change year-on-year +89 +35 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 407 347 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 386 307 370
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Junior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Developer in England

Junior Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Developer in England

Junior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Developer in England

Junior Software Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
South East +37 120 £29,905 +8.75% 10
South West +61 104 £27,500 +11.11% 4
London -24 78 £30,000 - 6
North of England +32 57 £25,000 +8.70% 4
Midlands +29 34 £25,000 +8.70% 3
North West +7 33 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +28 22 £25,000 +4.17% 1
West Midlands +18 21 £26,000 +4.00% 2
East of England +15 14 £30,000 +26.32% 4
East Midlands +34 13 £25,000 +8.70% 1
North East +11 2 £26,250 -25.00%
Junior Software Developer
UK

Junior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Junior Software 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 England region featuring Junior Software Developer in the job title.

1 283 (69.53%) C#
2 250 (61.43%) .NET
3 205 (50.37%) JavaScript
4 189 (46.44%) Degree
5 174 (42.75%) ASP.NET
6 173 (42.51%) HTML
7 172 (42.26%) SQL
8 156 (38.33%) CSS
9 152 (37.35%) SQL Server
10 143 (35.14%) Computer Science
11 142 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
12 124 (30.47%) Java
13 102 (25.06%) MVC
14 101 (24.82%) OO
15 87 (21.38%) Software Engineering
16 83 (20.39%) Microsoft
17 78 (19.16%) C++
18 65 (15.97%) jQuery
19 61 (14.99%) Computer Science Degree
20 59 (14.50%) AngularJS
20 59 (14.50%) Mathematics
21 57 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
22 56 (13.76%) XML
23 53 (13.02%) OOP
24 49 (12.04%) Web Development
25 48 (11.79%) Unit Testing
25 48 (11.79%) SDLC
26 44 (10.81%) Python
27 43 (10.57%) Windows
28 42 (10.32%) .NET Framework

Junior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 23 (5.65%) IIS
2 14 (3.44%) Apache
3 8 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.72%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.74%) CMS
7 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.91%) SaaS
4 7 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) Internet
2 4 (0.98%) SMS
3 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) CDMA
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) GSM
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) LTE
4 1 (0.25%) MQTT
4 1 (0.25%) SNMP
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) UMTS
4 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (37.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.65%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.93%) MySQL
5 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.21%) Big Data
7 8 (1.97%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.97%) MS Access
8 7 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.47%) SQLite
10 5 (1.23%) SSDT
11 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.25%) Power BI
12 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.13%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.19%) Subversion
4 8 (1.97%) JIRA
4 8 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.98%) Selenium
7 3 (0.74%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.74%) Xcode
8 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.49%) Grunt
8 2 (0.49%) gulp
8 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.49%) MSI
8 2 (0.49%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.49%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.25%) JMeter
9 1 (0.25%) JUnit
9 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (8.60%) Finance
2 28 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.41%) Games
4 18 (4.42%) Aerospace
4 18 (4.42%) Automotive
5 10 (2.46%) Banking
5 10 (2.46%) Retail
6 9 (2.21%) Marketing
7 6 (1.47%) Legal
8 4 (0.98%) Advertising
8 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.74%) Electronics
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Front Office
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (61.43%) .NET
2 174 (42.75%) ASP.NET
3 173 (42.51%) HTML
4 156 (38.33%) CSS
5 65 (15.97%) jQuery
6 59 (14.50%) AngularJS
7 57 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (13.76%) XML
9 42 (10.32%) .NET Framework
10 33 (8.11%) Web Services
11 32 (7.86%) HTML5
12 29 (7.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (6.88%) Node.js
14 24 (5.90%) RESTful
15 21 (5.16%) Ajax
15 21 (5.16%) WCF
16 20 (4.91%) JSON
16 20 (4.91%) React
16 20 (4.91%) WPF
17 18 (4.42%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 143 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.46%) Fintech
7 8 (1.97%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.72%) User Experience
9 6 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.49%) iPad
12 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.25%) Machine to Machine
13 1 (0.25%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.57%) Windows
2 37 (9.09%) Android
3 34 (8.35%) Linux
4 30 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.46%) Unix
6 7 (1.72%) VxWorks
7 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.06%) MVC
3 101 (24.82%) OO
4 87 (21.38%) Software Engineering
5 59 (14.50%) Mathematics
6 53 (13.02%) OOP
7 49 (12.04%) Web Development
8 48 (11.79%) SDLC
8 48 (11.79%) Unit Testing
9 38 (9.34%) Physics
9 38 (9.34%) TDD
10 35 (8.60%) Test Automation
11 33 (8.11%) Scrum
12 28 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (4.91%) Analytics
14 16 (3.93%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (3.93%) iOS Development
14 16 (3.93%) SOLID
15 15 (3.69%) Software Testing
16 13 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 283 (69.53%) C#
2 205 (50.37%) JavaScript
3 172 (42.26%) SQL
4 124 (30.47%) Java
5 78 (19.16%) C++
6 44 (10.81%) Python
7 33 (8.11%) PHP
8 30 (7.37%) VB.NET
9 22 (5.41%) C
10 17 (4.18%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.70%) Perl
12 10 (2.46%) Scala
13 9 (2.21%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.21%) Ruby
14 7 (1.72%) Clojure
14 7 (1.72%) Haskell
14 7 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.47%) F#
15 6 (1.47%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 189 (46.44%) Degree
2 61 (14.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.72%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.49%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) MCP
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) MCPD
8 1 (0.25%) MCSD
8 1 (0.25%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.65%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.23%) SEPA
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.95%) Docker
2 7 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Ansible
2 5 (1.23%) Opsview
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) Graphite
4 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.91%) Google
2 20 (4.91%) Oracle
3 7 (1.72%) HP
3 7 (1.72%) VMware
4 5 (1.23%) Splunk
4 5 (1.23%) Twitter
4 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.23%) Zend
5 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.74%) Sun
6 1 (0.25%) Capita
6 1 (0.25%) Dell
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.25%) Reuters
6 1 (0.25%) Sage
6 1 (0.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec
6 1 (0.25%) Tableau
6 1 (0.25%) webMethods