Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 980 972 1095
Rank change year-on-year -8 +123 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 167 169 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 157 147 153
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,700 £21,400
90th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 155,426 155,087 182,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127,124 129,299 154,756
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +20 54 £35,000 +7.69% 14
South East +11 49 £30,000 -4.76% 9
North of England +1 24 £25,000 +11.11% 7
North West 0 22 £25,000 -3.85% 4
South West -42 19 £26,000 -13.33% 3
East of England +7 17 £34,000 -2.86% 5
Midlands +15 4 £28,500 +14.00% 5
West Midlands -2 3 £28,500 +14.00% 3
Yorkshire +16 2 £24,000 +6.67% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £32,500 +22.64% 2
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 165 (98.80%) Software Engineering
2 102 (61.08%) C#
3 87 (52.10%) Degree
4 60 (35.93%) C++
5 57 (34.13%) Java
5 57 (34.13%) .NET
6 55 (32.93%) Computer Science
7 52 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (31.14%) JavaScript
8 51 (30.54%) SQL
9 47 (28.14%) OOP
10 45 (26.95%) OO
11 33 (19.76%) CSS
11 33 (19.76%) C
12 29 (17.37%) Windows
12 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (16.17%) Linux
14 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET
15 25 (14.97%) TDD
15 25 (14.97%) Finance
16 24 (14.37%) HTML
16 24 (14.37%) .NET Framework
17 23 (13.77%) Python
17 23 (13.77%) SDLC
18 22 (13.17%) Computer Science Degree
19 21 (12.57%) Mathematics
20 19 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (10.78%) Unit Testing
21 18 (10.78%) React
22 17 (10.18%) 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 4 (2.40%) JBoss
1 4 (2.40%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.80%) Tornado
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) nginx
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.40%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.80%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) RS-232
3 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) RFID
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.59%) Big Data
4 4 (2.40%) MySQL
5 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.59%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.59%) JIRA
5 5 (2.99%) Maven
5 5 (2.99%) Selenium
5 5 (2.99%) Subversion
6 4 (2.40%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (1.80%) Arquillian
7 3 (1.80%) JUnit
7 3 (1.80%) Mockito
7 3 (1.80%) Xcode
8 2 (1.20%) Ant
8 2 (1.20%) Gradle
8 2 (1.20%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.20%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.20%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (14.97%) Finance
2 15 (8.98%) Banking
2 15 (8.98%) Electronics
3 8 (4.79%) Military
4 4 (2.40%) French Language
4 4 (2.40%) German Language
5 3 (1.80%) Automotive
5 3 (1.80%) Front Office
5 3 (1.80%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (34.13%) .NET
2 33 (19.76%) CSS
3 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET
4 24 (14.37%) .NET Framework
4 24 (14.37%) HTML
5 18 (10.78%) React
6 15 (8.98%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.19%) XML
8 11 (6.59%) Spring
9 10 (5.99%) WCF
10 9 (5.39%) Entity Framework
11 8 (4.79%) RESTful
11 8 (4.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 7 (4.19%) WPF
12 7 (4.19%) XSL
13 6 (3.59%) Java EE
13 6 (3.59%) jQuery
13 6 (3.59%) Qt
13 6 (3.59%) REST
13 6 (3.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.93%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.59%) Fintech
5 5 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.99%) Robotics
6 3 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.80%) Acoustics
6 3 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.80%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.80%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.37%) Windows
2 27 (16.17%) Linux
3 7 (4.19%) Android
4 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) AIX
6 1 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (98.80%) Software Engineering
2 52 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (28.14%) OOP
4 45 (26.95%) OO
5 29 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (14.97%) TDD
7 23 (13.77%) SDLC
8 21 (12.57%) Mathematics
9 19 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.78%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.18%) Scrum
12 11 (6.59%) Issue Tracking
12 11 (6.59%) SOLID
12 11 (6.59%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.99%) BDD
13 10 (5.99%) Microservices
14 9 (5.39%) Physics
15 8 (4.79%) MVC
15 8 (4.79%) Software Delivery
15 8 (4.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (61.08%) C#
2 60 (35.93%) C++
3 57 (34.13%) Java
4 52 (31.14%) JavaScript
5 51 (30.54%) SQL
6 33 (19.76%) C
7 23 (13.77%) Python
8 11 (6.59%) MATLAB
9 9 (5.39%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.79%) VBA
11 6 (3.59%) PHP
11 6 (3.59%) Scala
12 4 (2.40%) Go
13 3 (1.80%) Fortran
13 3 (1.80%) Java 8
13 3 (1.80%) Pascal
13 3 (1.80%) XAML
14 2 (1.20%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.20%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (52.10%) Degree
2 22 (13.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.39%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (4.79%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) PhD
8 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Firmware
2 2 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Ansible
2 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (2.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.80%) Assembla
2 3 (1.80%) Google
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe
4 1 (0.60%) QNX
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.60%) Sun
4 1 (0.60%) Wind River