The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 843 872
Rank change year-on-year +89 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 90 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.077% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.079% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 72
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% -5.66%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
South West +42 24 £30,000 +33.33% 1
South East +60 16 £27,500 -1.78% 2
London +56 14 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East of England +29 12 £35,000 - 1
North West +2 10 £25,000 +4.16%
Yorkshire - 10 £22,500 - 1
West Midlands +16 4 £25,000 - 1
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 84 (58.33%) Degree
3 71 (49.31%) C++
4 64 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 57 (39.58%) Java
6 56 (38.89%) .NET
7 49 (34.03%) C#
8 47 (32.64%) JavaScript
9 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (27.08%) Windows
11 36 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 35 (24.31%) OO
12 35 (24.31%) Python
13 34 (23.61%) SQL
14 31 (21.53%) HTML
15 29 (20.14%) Linux
16 28 (19.44%) ASP.NET
16 28 (19.44%) C
17 23 (15.97%) MVC
18 22 (15.28%) Oracle
18 22 (15.28%) Big Data
19 21 (14.58%) AngularJS
20 20 (13.89%) CSS
20 20 (13.89%) Open Source
21 18 (12.50%) TDD
21 18 (12.50%) Mathematics
22 17 (11.81%) Web Services
22 17 (11.81%) MySQL
22 17 (11.81%) OOP
23 16 (11.11%) PHP

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 8 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) SaaS
2 4 (2.78%) IaaS
2 4 (2.78%) PaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) Force.com
4 1 (0.69%) Google Play
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) 802.15
2 2 (1.39%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) Big Data
3 17 (11.81%) MySQL
4 15 (10.42%) NoSQL
5 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.78%) Redis
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.69%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.25%) webpack
3 5 (3.47%) Grunt
4 4 (2.78%) Gerrit
4 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.78%) Maven
4 4 (2.78%) Selenium
5 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.39%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.39%) PROIV
6 2 (1.39%) Subversion
6 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) Babel
7 1 (0.69%) Gradle
7 1 (0.69%) gulp
7 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (9.72%) Games
2 12 (8.33%) Finance
3 11 (7.64%) Electronics
4 9 (6.25%) Marketing
5 8 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (2.08%) Automotive
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Avionics
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.89%) .NET
2 31 (21.53%) HTML
3 28 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 21 (14.58%) AngularJS
5 20 (13.89%) CSS
6 17 (11.81%) Web Services
7 14 (9.72%) RESTful
8 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (7.64%) DirectX
11 9 (6.25%) jQuery
11 9 (6.25%) OpenGL
11 9 (6.25%) SOAP
12 8 (5.56%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.56%) LAMP
12 8 (5.56%) LINQ
13 7 (4.86%) HTML5
13 7 (4.86%) XML
14 6 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.25%) Animation
4 8 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.47%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.78%) Fintech
6 4 (2.78%) PKI
7 3 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 3 (2.08%) Life Science
7 3 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.39%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.39%) iPhone
8 2 (1.39%) PMI
8 2 (1.39%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Windows
2 29 (20.14%) Linux
3 12 (8.33%) Unix
4 9 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.86%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (24.31%) OO
4 23 (15.97%) MVC
5 20 (13.89%) Open Source
6 18 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 18 (12.50%) TDD
7 17 (11.81%) OOP
8 16 (11.11%) SDLC
9 14 (9.72%) Scrum
10 12 (8.33%) Game Development
11 10 (6.94%) Physics
12 9 (6.25%) BDD
12 9 (6.25%) Content Development
13 8 (5.56%) Automation Testing
13 8 (5.56%) Campaign Management
13 8 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
13 8 (5.56%) SOA
14 7 (4.86%) Information Governance
14 7 (4.86%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.31%) C++
2 57 (39.58%) Java
3 49 (34.03%) C#
4 47 (32.64%) JavaScript
5 35 (24.31%) Python
6 34 (23.61%) SQL
7 28 (19.44%) C
8 16 (11.11%) PHP
9 10 (6.94%) Embedded C++
10 9 (6.25%) Perl
11 7 (4.86%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.47%) MATLAB
12 5 (3.47%) Ruby
12 5 (3.47%) Tcl
13 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.08%) VB
15 2 (1.39%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (58.33%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) PhD
4 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) HND
5 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (2.78%) HDFS
1 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (15.28%) Oracle
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.78%) VMware
4 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.39%) Google
4 2 (1.39%) Twitter
5 1 (0.69%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) Dell
5 1 (0.69%) Facebook
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.69%) Wonderware
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