Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 977 1059 1064
Rank change year-on-year +82 +5 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 197 139 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 181 138 190
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.15% +0.94%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £47,875
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year - +10.09% +2.83%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +61 80 £29,000 -3.33% 10
London +34 52 £35,000 +6.06% 3
South West +35 23 £26,250 -12.50% 1
East of England +16 18 £30,000 - 3
North of England +13 17 £28,750 +15.00% 3
North West +7 15 £30,000 +26.32% 2
Midlands +34 7 £30,000 +3.45% 1
West Midlands +13 4 £28,250 +13.00% 1
East Midlands +40 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Yorkshire +16 2 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Junior Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 123 (62.44%) Degree
3 98 (49.75%) C#
4 87 (44.16%) Computer Science
5 77 (39.09%) C++
5 77 (39.09%) JavaScript
6 71 (36.04%) Java
7 68 (34.52%) .NET
8 63 (31.98%) Linux
9 52 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (22.34%) SQL
11 43 (21.83%) .NET Framework
12 41 (20.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 39 (19.80%) SQL Server
13 39 (19.80%) HTML
14 35 (17.77%) OO
14 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
15 34 (17.26%) Windows
16 32 (16.24%) C
17 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET
17 29 (14.72%) OOP
18 28 (14.21%) CSS
19 26 (13.20%) TDD
20 25 (12.69%) Scrum
20 25 (12.69%) MVC
21 24 (12.18%) Node.js
22 22 (11.17%) Electronics
22 22 (11.17%) Python
23 21 (10.66%) Test Automation
23 21 (10.66%) jQuery

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 6 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.03%) JBoss
2 4 (2.03%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.52%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.55%) PaaS
4 6 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.52%) GitHub
5 3 (1.52%) SaaS
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) Internet
2 6 (3.05%) HTTP
2 6 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.54%) FTP
3 5 (2.54%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.54%) LDAP
4 2 (1.02%) GSM
4 2 (1.02%) LTE
4 2 (1.02%) UMTS
5 1 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.51%) CDMA
5 1 (0.51%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.51%) MQTT
5 1 (0.51%) PBX
5 1 (0.51%) RANAP
5 1 (0.51%) RTP
5 1 (0.51%) Wireless
5 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.57%) Big Data
3 9 (4.57%) MySQL
4 8 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.52%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.02%) Redis
9 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (8.12%) Subversion
2 15 (7.61%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.58%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.08%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.54%) JIRA
5 5 (2.54%) Moq
5 5 (2.54%) NUnit
6 4 (2.03%) Eclipse RCP
6 4 (2.03%) JUnit
6 4 (2.03%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.02%) Codeception
8 2 (1.02%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.02%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.02%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.02%) WebStorm
General
1 22 (11.17%) Electronics
2 19 (9.64%) Finance
3 13 (6.60%) Retail
4 11 (5.58%) Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Automotive
5 6 (3.05%) French Language
5 6 (3.05%) German Language
5 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.03%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.03%) Games
8 3 (1.52%) Military
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (34.52%) .NET
2 43 (21.83%) .NET Framework
3 39 (19.80%) HTML
4 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
5 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET
6 28 (14.21%) CSS
7 24 (12.18%) Node.js
8 21 (10.66%) jQuery
9 19 (9.64%) React
10 17 (8.63%) XML
11 16 (8.12%) Qt
12 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (7.11%) HTML5
13 13 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (6.60%) REST
14 12 (6.09%) Entity Framework
14 12 (6.09%) Spring
15 11 (5.58%) JSON
16 10 (5.08%) WCF
16 10 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (44.16%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Fintech
5 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.52%) EPoS
7 3 (1.52%) PKI
8 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.02%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.51%) MPEG
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.98%) Linux
2 34 (17.26%) Windows
3 9 (4.57%) Android
4 6 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.05%) Unix
5 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.02%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.77%) OO
4 29 (14.72%) OOP
5 26 (13.20%) TDD
6 25 (12.69%) MVC
6 25 (12.69%) Scrum
7 21 (10.66%) Test Automation
8 16 (8.12%) Open Source
9 15 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.60%) Mathematics
11 12 (6.09%) Microservices
12 11 (5.58%) DevOps
13 10 (5.08%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.08%) SDLC
13 10 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.57%) OOD
15 8 (4.06%) Coaching
15 8 (4.06%) Software Delivery
15 8 (4.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.75%) C#
2 77 (39.09%) C++
2 77 (39.09%) JavaScript
3 71 (36.04%) Java
4 44 (22.34%) SQL
5 32 (16.24%) C
6 22 (11.17%) Python
7 10 (5.08%) PHP
8 8 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.55%) Ruby
10 6 (3.05%) Scala
11 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.52%) BeanShell
12 3 (1.52%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.52%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.52%) Go
12 3 (1.52%) Perl
13 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.02%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 123 (62.44%) Degree
2 41 (20.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.02%) MCP
6 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.02%) PhD
7 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.54%) SEPA
3 3 (1.52%) DICOM
3 3 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Docker
1 5 (2.54%) NFS
2 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.54%) Opsview
2 3 (1.52%) Ansible
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.05%) Oracle
3 5 (2.54%) Google
3 5 (2.54%) Splunk
4 4 (2.03%) VMware
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco
5 1 (0.51%) Facebook
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.51%) SAP
5 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.51%) Zend