Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 898 951 1037
Rank change year-on-year +53 +86 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 188 208 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 164 192 119
England median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% -3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £41,125 £45,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.69% -3.33% +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 134,757 156,135 160,892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108,803 127,864 134,938
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.28%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -8 61 £30,000 +3.45% 12
London +65 56 £42,500 +9.68% 7
South West +6 21 £35,000 +34.62% 8
West Midlands +67 20 £27,000 -4.42% 3
Midlands +41 20 £27,000 -13.60% 4
North of England +32 19 £36,551 +32.91% 1
North West +34 17 £30,000 - 1
East of England +27 11 £31,500 +5.00% 8
Yorkshire +23 2 £36,551 +49.19%
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 179 (95.21%) Software Engineering
2 95 (50.53%) C++
3 92 (48.94%) Degree
4 84 (44.68%) Computer Science
5 79 (42.02%) C#
6 73 (38.83%) Java
7 64 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (29.79%) Python
9 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
10 52 (27.66%) Windows
11 51 (27.13%) Linux
12 50 (26.60%) CSS
13 49 (26.06%) HTML
14 45 (23.94%) OO
15 42 (22.34%) Unit Testing
16 40 (21.28%) SQL
17 39 (20.74%) .NET
18 38 (20.21%) Test Automation
19 35 (18.62%) C
19 35 (18.62%) OOP
20 33 (17.55%) Computer Science Degree
21 30 (15.96%) Git (software)
22 29 (15.43%) SQL Server
23 28 (14.89%) Mathematics
24 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
25 26 (13.83%) TDD
26 25 (13.30%) OOD
26 25 (13.30%) AngularJS
27 22 (11.70%) Visual Studio
28 19 (10.11%) Scrum

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 10 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.79%) Apache
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.06%) Google Play
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.91%) Big Data
2 13 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.26%) MySQL
5 6 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.06%) Redis
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.91%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.79%) Eclipse RCP
4 9 (4.79%) JIRA
5 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.26%) Subversion
6 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.60%) git-flow
7 3 (1.60%) Maven
7 3 (1.60%) Selenium
8 2 (1.06%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.06%) JUnit
8 2 (1.06%) Moq
8 2 (1.06%) NUnit
9 1 (0.53%) Arquillian
9 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.53%) Mockito
9 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (7.98%) Electronics
2 8 (4.26%) Finance
3 6 (3.19%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.13%) Military
5 3 (1.60%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (26.60%) CSS
2 49 (26.06%) HTML
3 39 (20.74%) .NET
4 25 (13.30%) AngularJS
5 18 (9.57%) React
6 17 (9.04%) Node.js
7 10 (5.32%) RESTful
8 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET
8 9 (4.79%) Django
8 9 (4.79%) JSP
8 9 (4.79%) Middleware
9 8 (4.26%) .NET Core
9 8 (4.26%) Spring
10 6 (3.19%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.19%) XML
11 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.66%) Java ME
11 5 (2.66%) Kafka
12 4 (2.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (5.85%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.85%) Data Structures
2 11 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.19%) PKI
5 5 (2.66%) Digital TV
5 5 (2.66%) STB
6 3 (1.60%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.60%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.06%) Fintech
7 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.53%) Blog
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.66%) Windows
2 51 (27.13%) Linux
3 13 (6.91%) Unix
4 10 (5.32%) Android
5 7 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.72%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (3.19%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.66%) pSOS
7 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (95.21%) Software Engineering
2 84 (44.68%) Computer Science
3 64 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.94%) OO
5 42 (22.34%) Unit Testing
6 38 (20.21%) Test Automation
7 35 (18.62%) OOP
8 28 (14.89%) Mathematics
9 26 (13.83%) TDD
10 25 (13.30%) OOD
11 19 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (10.11%) Scrum
12 18 (9.57%) UML
13 16 (8.51%) Machine Learning
14 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (7.45%) Analytics
15 14 (7.45%) Web Development
16 13 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (6.91%) Multithreading
17 11 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.53%) C++
2 79 (42.02%) C#
3 73 (38.83%) Java
4 56 (29.79%) Python
5 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
6 40 (21.28%) SQL
7 35 (18.62%) C
8 11 (5.85%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.32%) Go
10 8 (4.26%) TypeScript
11 6 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.13%) ES6
13 3 (1.60%) Java 8
13 3 (1.60%) PHP
13 3 (1.60%) Scala
14 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.06%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (48.94%) Degree
2 33 (17.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.66%) PhD
5 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Ansible
1 5 (2.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) Terraform
2 2 (1.06%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) Google
3 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (0.53%) Apple
4 1 (0.53%) BT
4 1 (0.53%) Civica
4 1 (0.53%) Facebook
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle
4 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.53%) Samsung
4 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.53%) Twitter