The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Junior Software Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 819 889
Rank change year-on-year +46 +70  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 82 88 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.095% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.098% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 62
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in England

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in England

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Engineer in England

Junior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 23 £32,500 -1.08% 5
South East +29 19 £33,750 +12.50% 4
South West +23 15 £29,000 -27.50% 1
West Midlands +14 7 £25,000 -13.79%
East of England -6 7 £27,500 -15.38% 1
North West -42 6 £26,000 -20.87%
Yorkshire +7 4 £21,500 -21.81%
East Midlands +20 1 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Junior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 106 (61.63%) C++
3 92 (53.49%) Degree
4 70 (40.70%) Java
5 69 (40.12%) Computer Science
6 65 (37.79%) .NET
7 57 (33.14%) C#
8 51 (29.65%) SQL
9 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
10 47 (27.33%) Windows
11 45 (26.16%) Linux
11 45 (26.16%) HTML
11 45 (26.16%) SQL Server
12 42 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (21.51%) C
14 36 (20.93%) Python
15 35 (20.35%) ASP.NET
16 34 (19.77%) OO
16 34 (19.77%) Scrum
16 34 (19.77%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (17.44%) Test Automation
18 24 (13.95%) CSS
19 23 (13.37%) Oracle
19 23 (13.37%) MVC
20 22 (12.79%) Open Source
21 20 (11.63%) .NET Framework
22 19 (11.05%) Mathematics
23 18 (10.47%) TDD
23 18 (10.47%) SDLC
24 17 (9.88%) OOP

Junior Software Engineer 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 7 (4.07%) IIS
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) SaaS
2 7 (4.07%) PaaS
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Force.com
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) HTTP
2 4 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.33%) Wireless
3 2 (1.16%) 802.15
3 2 (1.16%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.16%) GSM
3 2 (1.16%) LTE
3 2 (1.16%) UMTS
3 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.58%) CDMA
4 1 (0.58%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) PBX
4 1 (0.58%) RANAP
4 1 (0.58%) RTP
4 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.72%) MySQL
4 14 (8.14%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.98%) Big Data
6 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.49%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.33%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.33%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.81%) Eclipse
2 10 (5.81%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.23%) Subversion
4 7 (4.07%) webpack
5 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.16%) JIRA
6 2 (1.16%) JUnit
6 2 (1.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.58%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.58%) GCC
7 1 (0.58%) GDB
7 1 (0.58%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.58%) Selenium
7 1 (0.58%) Trac
General
1 12 (6.98%) Electronics
2 11 (6.40%) Marketing
3 10 (5.81%) Games
4 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 7 (4.07%) Finance
4 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) French Language
7 1 (0.58%) German Language
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (37.79%) .NET
2 45 (26.16%) HTML
3 35 (20.35%) ASP.NET
4 24 (13.95%) CSS
5 20 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 16 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (8.14%) XML
8 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (6.40%) Entity Framework
10 10 (5.81%) jQuery
11 8 (4.65%) LAMP
11 8 (4.65%) Spring
12 7 (4.07%) DirectX
12 7 (4.07%) HTML5
12 7 (4.07%) LINQ
12 7 (4.07%) OpenGL
12 7 (4.07%) Web Services
13 6 (3.49%) Ajax
13 6 (3.49%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 69 (40.12%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.07%) Animation
4 7 (4.07%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.49%) Fintech
5 6 (3.49%) iPad
6 5 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.33%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.33%) PKI
7 4 (2.33%) Smart Home
7 4 (2.33%) Social Media
8 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.16%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.16%) Robotics
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
10 1 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.33%) Windows
2 45 (26.16%) Linux
3 10 (5.81%) Android
3 10 (5.81%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (5.81%) Unix
4 8 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.07%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.77%) OO
3 34 (19.77%) Scrum
4 30 (17.44%) Test Automation
5 23 (13.37%) MVC
6 22 (12.79%) Open Source
7 19 (11.05%) Mathematics
8 18 (10.47%) SDLC
8 18 (10.47%) TDD
9 17 (9.88%) OOP
10 13 (7.56%) ITIL
11 12 (6.98%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.40%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (5.81%) Game Development
14 9 (5.23%) Refactoring
15 8 (4.65%) Physics
16 7 (4.07%) ETL
16 7 (4.07%) SOA
16 7 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 106 (61.63%) C++
2 70 (40.70%) Java
3 57 (33.14%) C#
4 51 (29.65%) SQL
5 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
6 37 (21.51%) C
7 36 (20.93%) Python
8 14 (8.14%) PHP
8 14 (8.14%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.40%) Embedded C++
10 10 (5.81%) Perl
11 8 (4.65%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.49%) Tcl
12 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.91%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.91%) Ruby
14 3 (1.74%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.16%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.16%) VB
16 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 92 (53.49%) Degree
2 34 (19.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (8.72%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.91%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.33%) PhD
7 3 (1.74%) MCP
7 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.49%) SEPA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Firmware
1 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Opsview
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (13.37%) Oracle
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.49%) Splunk
4 4 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco
5 1 (0.58%) Dell
5 1 (0.58%) Facebook
5 1 (0.58%) Google
5 1 (0.58%) IBM
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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