Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 978 1002 1043
Rank change year-on-year +24 +41 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 164 160 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.096% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.100% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 148 146 170
England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £41,500 £41,250
UK median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +15.38%

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 150,063 160,097 175,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121,840 129,099 149,076
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +45 67 £35,000 - 7
South East +10 40 £37,500 +25.00% 3
North of England +27 28 £27,500 +5.77% 5
North West +24 28 £27,500 +0.92% 4
East of England +29 19 £30,000 +3.45% 7
South West -3 7 £32,500 +19.27% 2
West Midlands +24 3 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Midlands +22 3 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 155 (94.51%) Software Engineering
2 94 (57.32%) C#
3 61 (37.20%) Degree
4 60 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (34.15%) .NET
6 54 (32.93%) C++
7 50 (30.49%) OO
8 49 (29.88%) OOP
9 42 (25.61%) Computer Science
10 41 (25.00%) Windows
10 41 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 37 (22.56%) SQL
11 37 (22.56%) Java
12 36 (21.95%) TDD
13 35 (21.34%) CSS
14 32 (19.51%) Unit Testing
15 30 (18.29%) Git (software)
15 30 (18.29%) HTML
16 28 (17.07%) Scrum
16 28 (17.07%) Test Automation
17 27 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.85%) Visual Studio
19 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
20 24 (14.63%) .NET Framework
21 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
21 23 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
22 22 (13.41%) C
22 22 (13.41%) Subversion
23 21 (12.80%) React
24 20 (12.20%) Finance

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 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.22%) CICS
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) nginx
4 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.27%) SaaS
4 4 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.22%) Google Play
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Bluetooth
1 6 (3.66%) Ethernet
1 6 (3.66%) RS-232
1 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
1 6 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) CDMA
3 1 (0.61%) GSM
3 1 (0.61%) LTE
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
3 1 (0.61%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Big Data
3 2 (1.22%) DB2
3 2 (1.22%) IMS/DB
3 2 (1.22%) MySQL
3 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.85%) Visual Studio
3 22 (13.41%) Subversion
4 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 14 (8.54%) JIRA
5 14 (8.54%) Selenium
6 5 (3.05%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.05%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.05%) Xcode
7 4 (2.44%) Maven
7 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.83%) Arquillian
8 3 (1.83%) JUnit
8 3 (1.83%) Mockito
8 3 (1.83%) Robot Framework
8 3 (1.83%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.22%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.61%) Bower
10 1 (0.61%) NeoLoad
General
1 20 (12.20%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Electronics
3 9 (5.49%) Banking
4 5 (3.05%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.05%) Automotive
4 5 (3.05%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.83%) Games
6 2 (1.22%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.15%) .NET
2 35 (21.34%) CSS
3 30 (18.29%) HTML
4 24 (14.63%) .NET Framework
5 21 (12.80%) React
6 19 (11.59%) WCF
7 17 (10.37%) AngularJS
7 17 (10.37%) ASP.NET
8 16 (9.76%) WPF
9 10 (6.10%) Vue.js
10 9 (5.49%) HTML5
10 9 (5.49%) Web Services
11 8 (4.88%) Spring
11 8 (4.88%) WinForms
12 7 (4.27%) Entity Framework
12 7 (4.27%) jQuery
12 7 (4.27%) RESTful
13 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (3.66%) Node.js
14 4 (2.44%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.88%) Robotics
4 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.27%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.66%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.66%) CAN bus
5 6 (3.66%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (3.05%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.44%) Smart Home
8 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.83%) User Experience
9 2 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.22%) Fintech
9 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) Blog
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.00%) Windows
2 18 (10.98%) Linux
3 10 (6.10%) Android
4 7 (4.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.05%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.83%) Unix
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (94.51%) Software Engineering
2 60 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.49%) OO
4 49 (29.88%) OOP
5 36 (21.95%) TDD
6 32 (19.51%) Unit Testing
7 28 (17.07%) Scrum
7 28 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 27 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.76%) Issue Tracking
11 15 (9.15%) Mathematics
11 15 (9.15%) Web Development
12 10 (6.10%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (6.10%) DevOps
12 10 (6.10%) SOLID
13 9 (5.49%) Android Development
13 9 (5.49%) Microservices
13 9 (5.49%) Open Source
14 8 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 94 (57.32%) C#
2 54 (32.93%) C++
3 41 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (22.56%) Java
4 37 (22.56%) SQL
5 22 (13.41%) C
6 11 (6.71%) Python
7 9 (5.49%) XAML
8 8 (4.88%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.88%) VBA
9 6 (3.66%) Fortran
9 6 (3.66%) Pascal
10 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.44%) ES6
11 4 (2.44%) Go
11 4 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.83%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.83%) Ruby
12 3 (1.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (37.20%) Degree
2 16 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) PhD
6 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Firmware
2 7 (4.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) Ansible
2 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.83%) Puppet
2 3 (1.83%) Salt
3 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.66%) Assembla
3 4 (2.44%) Google
3 4 (2.44%) Twitter
4 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.61%) Apple
5 1 (0.61%) BT
5 1 (0.61%) Facebook
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.61%) Samsung
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore