Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 937 1013 1107
Rank change year-on-year +76 +94 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 218 139 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.085% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.088% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 203 120 150
England median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -1.89%
10th Percentile £22,550 £21,250 £20,425
90th Percentile £40,000 £45,250 £45,250
UK median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% -1.89%

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 158,091 157,924 191,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,611 132,157 161,918
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
South East +84 101 £29,000 - 6
London -10 38 £35,000 - 10
South West -1 27 £26,000 -13.33% 3
East of England +21 24 £32,500 -7.14% 3
North of England -17 19 £27,500 +10.00% 2
North West -8 16 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Midlands +15 9 £30,000 +30.43% 6
West Midlands -1 5 £28,500 +23.91% 5
East Midlands - 4 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £24,500 -2.00%
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 146 (66.97%) Degree
3 132 (60.55%) C#
4 102 (46.79%) Computer Science
5 87 (39.91%) Java
6 79 (36.24%) JavaScript
6 79 (36.24%) C++
7 76 (34.86%) .NET
8 60 (27.52%) Linux
9 57 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (22.02%) .NET Framework
10 48 (22.02%) SQL
10 48 (22.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 46 (21.10%) OOP
11 46 (21.10%) OO
12 39 (17.89%) C
12 39 (17.89%) SQL Server
13 35 (16.06%) Windows
14 32 (14.68%) ASP.NET
14 32 (14.68%) HTML
15 31 (14.22%) CSS
15 31 (14.22%) Python
16 30 (13.76%) Finance
17 25 (11.47%) Electronics
18 23 (10.55%) Mathematics
19 22 (10.09%) TDD
20 21 (9.63%) Scrum
20 21 (9.63%) SDLC
21 20 (9.17%) MVC
22 19 (8.72%) AngularJS

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 (3.21%) JBoss
1 7 (3.21%) WebLogic
1 7 (3.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.38%) Tornado
4 2 (0.92%) Apache
4 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) SNMP
3 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.46%) MQTT
3 1 (0.46%) RFID
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.50%) MySQL
4 11 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.13%) Big Data
6 7 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.38%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.92%) Redis
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.46%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.88%) Subversion
3 14 (6.42%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.05%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.21%) Eclipse RCP
6 6 (2.75%) JIRA
7 5 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.83%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.83%) Moq
8 4 (1.83%) NUnit
8 4 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.83%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.92%) Ant
9 2 (0.92%) Gradle
9 2 (0.92%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.92%) JUnit
9 2 (0.92%) Maven
9 2 (0.92%) Selenium
9 2 (0.92%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (13.76%) Finance
2 25 (11.47%) Electronics
3 14 (6.42%) Retail
4 10 (4.59%) Banking
5 7 (3.21%) French Language
5 7 (3.21%) German Language
6 5 (2.29%) Military
7 4 (1.83%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.38%) Games
9 2 (0.92%) Automotive
9 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.86%) .NET
2 48 (22.02%) .NET Framework
3 32 (14.68%) ASP.NET
3 32 (14.68%) HTML
4 31 (14.22%) CSS
5 19 (8.72%) AngularJS
6 18 (8.26%) Qt
7 15 (6.88%) jQuery
7 15 (6.88%) React
7 15 (6.88%) Spring
8 13 (5.96%) Node.js
8 13 (5.96%) XML
9 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (5.05%) Entity Framework
10 10 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.67%) SWT
12 8 (3.67%) XSL
13 7 (3.21%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 102 (46.79%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.13%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.67%) Fintech
5 4 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.38%) Acoustics
6 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.38%) EPoS
6 3 (1.38%) PKI
7 2 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.92%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.46%) IVR
8 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.52%) Linux
2 35 (16.06%) Windows
3 8 (3.67%) Android
4 7 (3.21%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (2.75%) Unix
6 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.92%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (21.10%) OO
3 46 (21.10%) OOP
4 23 (10.55%) Mathematics
5 22 (10.09%) TDD
6 21 (9.63%) Scrum
6 21 (9.63%) SDLC
7 20 (9.17%) MVC
8 17 (7.80%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.42%) Microservices
10 13 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.50%) OOD
11 12 (5.50%) Open Source
11 12 (5.50%) Physics
12 11 (5.05%) Coaching
13 10 (4.59%) DevOps
13 10 (4.59%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.59%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 132 (60.55%) C#
2 87 (39.91%) Java
3 79 (36.24%) C++
3 79 (36.24%) JavaScript
4 48 (22.02%) SQL
5 39 (17.89%) C
6 31 (14.22%) Python
7 13 (5.96%) PHP
8 9 (4.13%) Scala
9 6 (2.75%) Ruby
10 5 (2.29%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.83%) Go
12 3 (1.38%) BeanShell
12 3 (1.38%) Perl
13 2 (0.92%) Delphi
13 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.92%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.92%) VB
13 2 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 146 (66.97%) Degree
2 48 (22.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) DICOM
2 3 (1.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.92%) Ansible
2 2 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.21%) Oracle
3 3 (1.38%) VMware
4 2 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe
5 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.46%) QNX
5 1 (0.46%) Sun
5 1 (0.46%) Wind River
5 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) Zend