The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
UK / England
Rank 107 123 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2205 2577 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.76% 2.66% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.76% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 2354 2294
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in England

Junior
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in England.

Salary trend for Junior in England

Junior
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in England

Junior
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +7 814 £35,000 +7.69% 118
South East -5 417 £26,000 - 81
North West +19 187 £25,000 - 39
South West +20 185 £27,500 +4.76% 32
West Midlands +23 181 £25,000 - 25
East of England +16 157 £25,000 -9.09% 18
Yorkshire -1 140 £25,000 -3.84% 23
East Midlands -2 102 £25,000 +4.16% 29
North East +12 22 £25,000 +11.11% 5
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 1401 (31.57%) C#
2 1328 (29.92%) JavaScript
3 1311 (29.54%) Degree
4 1295 (29.18%) .NET
5 1277 (28.77%) SQL
6 1124 (25.33%) HTML
7 1123 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
8 1002 (22.58%) CSS
9 968 (21.81%) SQL Server
10 847 (19.09%) ASP.NET
11 842 (18.97%) Java
12 829 (18.68%) Computer Science
13 802 (18.07%) MVC
14 729 (16.43%) Finance
15 616 (13.88%) Microsoft
16 527 (11.87%) jQuery
17 515 (11.60%) AngularJS
17 515 (11.60%) Linux
18 490 (11.04%) OO
19 485 (10.93%) TDD
20 474 (10.68%) Windows
21 458 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 449 (10.12%) Python
23 447 (10.07%) Web Development
24 434 (9.78%) C++
25 425 (9.58%) Software Engineering
26 418 (9.42%) PHP
27 364 (8.20%) MS Excel
28 348 (7.84%) MySQL
29 330 (7.44%) XML

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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 81 (1.83%) WordPress
2 79 (1.78%) CMS
3 78 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (1.24%) IIS
5 50 (1.13%) Apache
6 49 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 38 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 34 (0.77%) Drupal
9 27 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 26 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 23 (0.52%) Jetty
12 17 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (0.36%) JBoss
14 13 (0.29%) SAS
15 12 (0.27%) Joomla!
15 12 (0.27%) nginx
16 11 (0.25%) Confluence
16 11 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 364 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 150 (3.38%) MS Office
3 101 (2.28%) Photoshop
4 70 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 48 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (0.68%) MS Project
7 25 (0.56%) InDesign
8 22 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 18 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.23%) RoboHelp
11 8 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.14%) SPSS
13 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.090%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.090%) FrameMaker
15 3 (0.068%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.068%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.068%) Houdini
15 3 (0.068%) InVision
15 3 (0.068%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 27 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.50%) Magento
2 22 (0.50%) SAP MM
3 20 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.29%) SAP HCM
8 12 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
8 12 (0.27%) SAP HR
9 11 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
10 10 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 10 (0.23%) SAP PP
11 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.20%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.16%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 198 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (2.05%) SaaS
4 58 (1.31%) Office 365
5 52 (1.17%) GitHub
6 19 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.32%) Sage Pay
8 13 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.23%) IaaS
9 10 (0.23%) Slack
10 9 (0.20%) AdWords
11 8 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.18%) Force.com
12 7 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.14%) Heroku
13 6 (0.14%) PaaS
14 5 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.11%) Datadog
15 4 (0.090%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.090%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.91%) Internet
2 88 (1.98%) Firewall
3 51 (1.15%) LAN
4 50 (1.13%) WAN
5 42 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 39 (0.88%) HTTP
7 38 (0.86%) DNS
8 36 (0.81%) VoIP
9 31 (0.70%) VPN
10 30 (0.68%) Network Security
11 28 (0.63%) DHCP
11 28 (0.63%) SSL
12 18 (0.41%) Kerberos
13 16 (0.36%) MPLS
14 15 (0.34%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.32%) Intranet
15 14 (0.32%) Wireless
16 12 (0.27%) SAN
17 11 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
18 10 (0.23%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 348 (7.84%) MySQL
3 162 (3.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 128 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 120 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 120 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 112 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 107 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 103 (2.32%) Big Data
9 88 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 85 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 60 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 43 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (0.97%) Power BI
13 42 (0.95%) Hadoop
14 33 (0.74%) QlikView
15 32 (0.72%) RDBMS
16 31 (0.70%) Oracle Database
17 30 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 299 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 140 (3.15%) JIRA
3 139 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 99 (2.23%) Selenium
5 94 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 94 (2.12%) NUnit
6 71 (1.60%) Moq
7 70 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 69 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 65 (1.46%) Subversion
10 62 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 59 (1.33%) Maven
12 44 (0.99%) MSTest
13 38 (0.86%) JUnit
14 29 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (0.65%) WebDriver
15 27 (0.61%) Eclipse
16 25 (0.56%) Xcode
17 24 (0.54%) gulp
18 23 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 729 (16.43%) Finance
2 245 (5.52%) Marketing
3 238 (5.36%) Banking
4 224 (5.05%) Games
5 193 (4.35%) Retail
6 119 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 110 (2.48%) Legal
8 90 (2.03%) Advertising
9 84 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 71 (1.60%) Manufacturing
11 52 (1.17%) Front Office
12 36 (0.81%) Automotive
13 35 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.70%) Electronics
15 27 (0.61%) Law
16 22 (0.50%) Billing
17 21 (0.47%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.47%) Publishing
18 15 (0.34%) French Language
19 14 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1295 (29.18%) .NET
2 1124 (25.33%) HTML
3 1002 (22.58%) CSS
4 847 (19.09%) ASP.NET
5 527 (11.87%) jQuery
6 515 (11.60%) AngularJS
7 458 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 330 (7.44%) XML
9 305 (6.87%) HTML5
10 291 (6.56%) Web Services
11 264 (5.95%) .NET Framework
12 261 (5.88%) WCF
13 215 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 176 (3.97%) WPF
15 172 (3.88%) CSS3
16 166 (3.74%) Node.js
17 157 (3.54%) RESTful
18 153 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 144 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 138 (3.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 829 (18.68%) Computer Science
2 322 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (4.30%) Fintech
4 139 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 137 (3.09%) User Experience
6 81 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (1.42%) iPad
8 56 (1.26%) Social Media
9 52 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 46 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 44 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 38 (0.86%) Data Centre
12 38 (0.86%) Equities
13 37 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 32 (0.72%) Driving Licence
15 28 (0.63%) Data Structures
16 26 (0.59%) Graphic Design
17 25 (0.56%) Blackberry
18 19 (0.43%) N-Tier
19 17 (0.38%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 515 (11.60%) Linux
2 474 (10.68%) Windows
3 184 (4.15%) Unix
4 124 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 122 (2.75%) Android
6 119 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 67 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 37 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 30 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.61%) CentOS
12 25 (0.56%) Windows 10
12 25 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 22 (0.50%) Solaris
15 18 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 17 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.23%) Debian
18 10 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1123 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (18.07%) MVC
3 490 (11.04%) OO
4 485 (10.93%) TDD
5 447 (10.07%) Web Development
6 425 (9.58%) Software Engineering
7 301 (6.78%) Mathematics
8 294 (6.62%) SDLC
9 273 (6.15%) Scrum
10 243 (5.48%) OOP
11 241 (5.43%) BDD
12 203 (4.57%) Project Management
13 201 (4.53%) DevOps
14 196 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
14 196 (4.42%) Front End Development
15 185 (4.17%) E-Commerce
16 176 (3.97%) Web Application Development
17 163 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
18 161 (3.63%) Kanban
19 126 (2.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1401 (31.57%) C#
2 1328 (29.92%) JavaScript
3 1277 (28.77%) SQL
4 842 (18.97%) Java
5 449 (10.12%) Python
6 434 (9.78%) C++
7 418 (9.42%) PHP
8 192 (4.33%) T-SQL
9 183 (4.12%) Ruby
10 141 (3.18%) C
11 129 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 90 (2.03%) Perl
13 81 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 61 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 54 (1.22%) F#
16 52 (1.17%) VB
17 51 (1.15%) Objective-C
18 50 (1.13%) Scala
19 39 (0.88%) Shell Script
20 37 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 1311 (29.54%) Degree
2 76 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (1.01%) CCNA
6 44 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 44 (0.99%) MCP
7 33 (0.74%) PhD
8 30 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 29 (0.65%) MCSD
10 27 (0.61%) HND
10 27 (0.61%) ISEB
10 27 (0.61%) MCAD
10 27 (0.61%) MCTS
11 25 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 23 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 19 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.38%) PMI Certification
16 15 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (3.70%) QA
2 42 (0.95%) PMO
3 39 (0.88%) SLA
4 9 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.14%) SDET
7 4 (0.090%) COBIT
7 4 (0.090%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.068%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.023%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.023%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.023%) Basel III
9 1 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.023%) GDPR
9 1 (0.023%) HL7
9 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.023%) JTAG
9 1 (0.023%) UCITS
System Software
1 141 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 87 (1.96%) Docker
3 61 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.32%) Firmware
6 10 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.20%) Xen
8 8 (0.18%) Snort
9 7 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.14%) vSphere
11 5 (0.11%) HDFS
12 4 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.090%) etcd
12 4 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.045%) LXC
13 2 (0.045%) pfSense
13 2 (0.045%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.023%) vCloud
14 1 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 86 (1.94%) Puppet
2 69 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (1.33%) Ansible
4 46 (1.04%) Kibana
5 21 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.36%) Nagios
7 11 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (0.25%) Terraform
8 10 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
8 10 (0.23%) Graphite
9 9 (0.20%) SCCM
10 8 (0.18%) RSA enVision
11 6 (0.14%) Grafana
11 6 (0.14%) SCOM
12 5 (0.11%) Consul
12 5 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.11%) Mesos
13 4 (0.090%) FTK
13 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 616 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 248 (5.59%) Oracle
3 114 (2.57%) Google
4 87 (1.96%) SAP
4 87 (1.96%) VMware
5 81 (1.83%) Adobe
6 73 (1.64%) Cisco
7 54 (1.22%) Tableau
8 53 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (1.10%) Zend
10 38 (0.86%) Facebook
11 31 (0.70%) Sybase
12 28 (0.63%) Apple
13 27 (0.61%) Twitter
14 26 (0.59%) Cognos
15 24 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 23 (0.52%) CheckPoint
17 21 (0.47%) Juniper
18 19 (0.43%) Bloomberg
18 19 (0.43%) Citrix
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum bonus, regular pay reviews
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + New
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Granite Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crowborough, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: €25000 - €30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday