Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 945 986 1055
Rank change year-on-year +41 +69 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 168 186 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 149 170 142
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £21,325
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,750 £41,250
UK median annual salary £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.17% -1.67% +11.11%

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 143,616 160,972 173,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 116,655 130,105 146,174
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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 +58 58 £35,000 - 4
South East +12 48 £30,500 +8.93% 10
North of England +31 23 £27,500 - 4
North West +25 23 £27,500 -8.33% 3
East of England +33 17 £31,500 +5.00% 9
West Midlands +45 12 £27,000 -4.42% 4
Midlands +30 12 £27,000 -10.00% 4
South West +16 10 £32,500 +23.81% 7
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Junior Software Engineer 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 England region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 159 (94.64%) Software Engineering
2 85 (50.60%) C#
3 73 (43.45%) Degree
4 63 (37.50%) C++
5 62 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (34.52%) Computer Science
7 51 (30.36%) .NET
8 49 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 48 (28.57%) Java
10 43 (25.60%) Windows
11 42 (25.00%) OO
12 39 (23.21%) OOP
13 37 (22.02%) HTML
13 37 (22.02%) Git (software)
14 36 (21.43%) CSS
15 34 (20.24%) Linux
16 33 (19.64%) Microsoft
17 31 (18.45%) Test Automation
18 30 (17.86%) Unit Testing
19 29 (17.26%) Visual Studio
19 29 (17.26%) Python
19 29 (17.26%) SQL Server
20 27 (16.07%) SQL
21 26 (15.48%) TDD
22 25 (14.88%) Scrum
23 23 (13.69%) Subversion
24 22 (13.10%) C
25 21 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
26 19 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
26 19 (11.31%) Mathematics

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 5 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.19%) CICS
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.98%) SaaS
4 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.19%) Google Play
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) Bluetooth
1 4 (2.38%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.38%) RS-232
1 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) CDMA
3 1 (0.60%) GSM
3 1 (0.60%) LTE
3 1 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.60%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.19%) Big Data
3 2 (1.19%) DB2
3 2 (1.19%) IMS/DB
3 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.19%) MySQL
3 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.19%) Redis
3 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (22.02%) Git (software)
2 29 (17.26%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.69%) Subversion
4 14 (8.33%) JIRA
5 12 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.14%) Selenium
6 5 (2.98%) Bugzilla
6 5 (2.98%) HP UFT
6 5 (2.98%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.79%) git-flow
7 3 (1.79%) Robot Framework
7 3 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.79%) Xcode
8 2 (1.19%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.19%) Maven
8 2 (1.19%) Moq
8 2 (1.19%) NUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 14 (8.33%) Electronics
2 13 (7.74%) Finance
3 8 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.38%) Games
5 3 (1.79%) Automotive
5 3 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.36%) .NET
2 37 (22.02%) HTML
3 36 (21.43%) CSS
4 19 (11.31%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.12%) .NET Framework
5 17 (10.12%) React
6 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 14 (8.33%) WPF
8 13 (7.74%) WCF
9 9 (5.36%) Node.js
10 8 (4.76%) .NET Core
11 7 (4.17%) HTML5
11 7 (4.17%) Spring
12 6 (3.57%) Web Services
12 6 (3.57%) XML
13 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.98%) Django
13 5 (2.98%) Vue.js
13 5 (2.98%) WinForms
14 4 (2.38%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 58 (34.52%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.98%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (2.98%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.38%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.38%) Fintech
7 4 (2.38%) Robotics
7 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.38%) Smart Home
8 3 (1.79%) Digital TV
8 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.79%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.79%) STB
8 3 (1.79%) User Experience
9 2 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.60%) Windows
2 34 (20.24%) Linux
3 12 (7.14%) Android
4 9 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.98%) Unix
8 4 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.79%) pSOS
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (94.64%) Software Engineering
2 62 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.00%) OO
4 39 (23.21%) OOP
5 31 (18.45%) Test Automation
6 30 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 26 (15.48%) TDD
8 25 (14.88%) Scrum
9 19 (11.31%) Mathematics
9 19 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (9.52%) Web Development
12 11 (6.55%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (6.55%) OOD
13 10 (5.95%) Android Development
13 10 (5.95%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.95%) MVC
13 10 (5.95%) Physics
14 9 (5.36%) Open Source
15 8 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.60%) C#
2 63 (37.50%) C++
3 49 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 48 (28.57%) Java
5 29 (17.26%) Python
6 27 (16.07%) SQL
7 22 (13.10%) C
8 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.17%) XAML
10 6 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.38%) ES6
11 4 (2.38%) PHP
11 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.79%) Fortran
12 3 (1.79%) Go
12 3 (1.79%) Pascal
12 3 (1.79%) Ruby
13 2 (1.19%) Elixir
13 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (43.45%) Degree
2 21 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.93%) Docker
2 8 (4.76%) Firmware
3 2 (1.19%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Ansible
2 5 (2.98%) Puppet
3 4 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.79%) Salt
5 2 (1.19%) Terraform
5 2 (1.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.38%) Assembla
2 4 (2.38%) Twitter
3 3 (1.79%) Google
4 2 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) Apple
5 1 (0.60%) BT
5 1 (0.60%) Civica
5 1 (0.60%) Facebook
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.60%) Samsung
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore