Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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

Junior
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 113 124
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 4,087 4,448 5,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.51% 2.73% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.84% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,664 3,906 4,690
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £44,000
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 156,537 156,815 182,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,985 130,124 155,125
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
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 6 months to 23 June 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 -10 1,573 £35,000 +2.94% 191
South East -7 883 £27,500 - 120
North of England +7 676 £25,750 +3.00% 146
North West -2 364 £25,000 - 94
Midlands -55 335 £26,000 +4.00% 86
South West -15 320 £25,000 - 61
East of England -18 288 £27,500 +1.85% 37
Yorkshire +26 264 £27,500 +10.00% 48
West Midlands -57 202 £25,000 - 41
East Midlands -26 130 £26,000 +4.00% 45
North East -9 48 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 1,412 (34.55%) C#
2 1,202 (29.41%) SQL
3 1,200 (29.36%) .NET
4 1,184 (28.97%) JavaScript
5 1,082 (26.47%) Degree
6 1,025 (25.08%) HTML
7 1,015 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
8 914 (22.36%) CSS
9 817 (19.99%) SQL Server
10 803 (19.65%) Java
11 706 (17.27%) Computer Science
12 705 (17.25%) ASP.NET
13 683 (16.71%) Finance
14 669 (16.37%) MVC
15 596 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 462 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
17 452 (11.06%) OO
18 436 (10.67%) Python
19 434 (10.62%) AngularJS
20 433 (10.59%) Web Development
21 420 (10.28%) Software Engineering
22 417 (10.20%) Linux
23 382 (9.35%) Windows
24 367 (8.98%) jQuery
25 365 (8.93%) TDD
26 341 (8.34%) ASP.NET MVC
27 336 (8.22%) PHP
28 322 (7.88%) Git (software)
29 307 (7.51%) HTML5
30 293 (7.17%) Scrum

Junior 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 81 (1.98%) CMS
2 78 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (1.32%) WordPress
4 50 (1.22%) IIS
4 50 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 48 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 45 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 38 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 37 (0.91%) Apache
9 32 (0.78%) Confluence
10 25 (0.61%) Drupal
11 24 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 21 (0.51%) JBoss
13 20 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 15 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 12 (0.29%) nginx
16 12 (0.29%) SAS
16 12 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 194 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 178 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 33 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.46%) Chatbot
8 18 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.22%) InDesign
11 7 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.15%) InVision
13 4 (0.098%) GIMP
13 4 (0.098%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.098%) Weka
14 3 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.049%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.049%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.66%) Magento
3 21 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.12%) BASE24
7 4 (0.098%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.098%) FastStats
7 4 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.098%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.098%) SAP HCM
7 4 (0.098%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.098%) Workfront
8 3 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.073%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.073%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.073%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 262 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 232 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (2.45%) SaaS
4 72 (1.76%) Office 365
5 40 (0.98%) GitHub
6 35 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.39%) npm
11 15 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.37%) Serverless
12 14 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 13 (0.32%) Google Analytics
14 11 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.20%) Sage Pay
16 7 (0.17%) PaaS
17 6 (0.15%) IaaS
18 5 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 86 (2.10%) Internet
3 77 (1.88%) Firewall
4 46 (1.13%) DNS
5 36 (0.88%) SMS
6 34 (0.83%) DHCP
6 34 (0.83%) VPN
7 33 (0.81%) HTTP
8 32 (0.78%) WAN
9 31 (0.76%) LAN
10 24 (0.59%) SSL
11 19 (0.46%) VLAN
12 17 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (0.42%) Intranet
13 16 (0.39%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.37%) Network Security
14 15 (0.37%) VoIP
15 12 (0.29%) Broadband
16 11 (0.27%) FTP
16 11 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 817 (19.99%) SQL Server
2 289 (7.07%) MySQL
3 181 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 152 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (3.35%) Big Data
6 112 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 90 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 79 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 76 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 64 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 59 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
13 50 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 49 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 48 (1.17%) Redis
16 45 (1.10%) Power BI
17 43 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
17 43 (1.05%) RDBMS
18 35 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 322 (7.88%) Git (software)
2 154 (3.77%) JIRA
3 134 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 99 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 87 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 74 (1.81%) Subversion
7 72 (1.76%) Selenium
8 54 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 53 (1.30%) Maven
10 39 (0.95%) JUnit
11 35 (0.86%) NUnit
12 31 (0.76%) Plastic SCM
13 28 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 27 (0.66%) Cucumber
14 27 (0.66%) Eclipse
15 26 (0.64%) Bitbucket
16 24 (0.59%) gulp
17 23 (0.56%) Vagrant
18 22 (0.54%) Grunt
18 22 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 683 (16.71%) Finance
2 286 (7.00%) Banking
3 248 (6.07%) Marketing
4 200 (4.89%) Retail
5 158 (3.87%) Games
6 117 (2.86%) Advertising
7 106 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 87 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 76 (1.86%) Front Office
10 61 (1.49%) Legal
11 48 (1.17%) Back Office
12 45 (1.10%) Law
13 43 (1.05%) Electronics
14 40 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.93%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.83%) Automotive
17 19 (0.46%) Publishing
18 13 (0.32%) Military
19 12 (0.29%) German Language
20 11 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,200 (29.36%) .NET
2 1,025 (25.08%) HTML
3 914 (22.36%) CSS
4 705 (17.25%) ASP.NET
5 434 (10.62%) AngularJS
6 367 (8.98%) jQuery
7 341 (8.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 307 (7.51%) HTML5
9 292 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 208 (5.09%) XML
11 176 (4.31%) React
12 172 (4.21%) Web Services
13 171 (4.18%) CSS3
14 167 (4.09%) WCF
15 162 (3.96%) RESTful
16 158 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
17 147 (3.60%) Node.js
18 145 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 137 (3.35%) WPF
20 134 (3.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 706 (17.27%) Computer Science
2 290 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 149 (3.65%) User Experience
5 142 (3.47%) Fintech
6 132 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 124 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 100 (2.45%) Hedge funds
9 66 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 48 (1.17%) Data Centre
11 39 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 36 (0.88%) Equities
14 34 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 31 (0.76%) Social Media
16 30 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (0.73%) Replication
17 25 (0.61%) Derivative
17 25 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 417 (10.20%) Linux
2 382 (9.35%) Windows
3 127 (3.11%) Windows Server
4 106 (2.59%) Android
5 87 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 79 (1.93%) Unix
7 57 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 40 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 38 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (0.78%) Debian
11 30 (0.73%) CentOS
12 25 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 21 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.20%) HPUX
17 8 (0.20%) Solaris
18 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.12%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,015 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (16.37%) MVC
3 462 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
4 452 (11.06%) OO
5 433 (10.59%) Web Development
6 420 (10.28%) Software Engineering
7 365 (8.93%) TDD
8 293 (7.17%) Scrum
9 281 (6.88%) Mathematics
10 247 (6.04%) DevOps
11 230 (5.63%) Project Management
12 222 (5.43%) OOP
13 214 (5.24%) Test Automation
14 213 (5.21%) BDD
15 206 (5.04%) SDLC
16 195 (4.77%) E-Commerce
17 179 (4.38%) CRM
18 177 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
19 151 (3.69%) Analytics
20 142 (3.47%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,412 (34.55%) C#
2 1,202 (29.41%) SQL
3 1,184 (28.97%) JavaScript
4 803 (19.65%) Java
5 436 (10.67%) Python
6 336 (8.22%) PHP
7 213 (5.21%) C++
8 189 (4.62%) T-SQL
9 144 (3.52%) Ruby
10 94 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 93 (2.28%) C
12 82 (2.01%) VBA
13 78 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 77 (1.88%) Perl
14 77 (1.88%) Scala
15 69 (1.69%) PowerShell
16 60 (1.47%) TypeScript
17 48 (1.17%) Java 8
18 39 (0.95%) F#
19 36 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1,082 (26.47%) Degree
2 289 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 59 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
5 51 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 40 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 39 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.88%) ISEB
10 32 (0.78%) PhD
11 24 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.56%) CCNA
13 19 (0.46%) MCP
14 15 (0.37%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.32%) Postgraduate
16 11 (0.27%) APMP
16 11 (0.27%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.24%) MCSE
17 10 (0.24%) PMP
17 10 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.28%) QA
2 63 (1.54%) PMO
3 41 (1.00%) SLA
4 29 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.42%) GDPR
7 8 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.15%) MiFID
8 6 (0.15%) PSD2
9 4 (0.098%) GCP
9 4 (0.098%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.049%) GAAP
11 2 (0.049%) IFRS
11 2 (0.049%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.049%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 104 (2.54%) Docker
3 47 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.27%) Firmware
8 4 (0.098%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.073%) LXC
9 3 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.049%) Squid
10 2 (0.049%) vSphere
11 1 (0.024%) Ceph
11 1 (0.024%) KVM
11 1 (0.024%) pfSense
11 1 (0.024%) Snort
11 1 (0.024%) Xen
11 1 (0.024%) XenApp
11 1 (0.024%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (1.35%) Ansible
2 54 (1.32%) Puppet
3 48 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (1.13%) Kubernetes
5 39 (0.95%) Kibana
6 37 (0.91%) Terraform
7 14 (0.34%) Consul
7 14 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (0.32%) Graphite
9 12 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.27%) Nagios
11 10 (0.24%) SCCM
12 7 (0.17%) Grafana
13 6 (0.15%) Nessus
14 5 (0.12%) CSIRT
14 5 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.12%) Salt
14 5 (0.12%) SCOM
14 5 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 596 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 191 (4.67%) Oracle
3 165 (4.04%) Google
4 79 (1.93%) Adobe
5 76 (1.86%) SAP
5 76 (1.86%) VMware
6 67 (1.64%) Cisco
6 67 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 53 (1.30%) Capita
8 44 (1.08%) Twitter
9 34 (0.83%) Zend
10 33 (0.81%) Apple
11 32 (0.78%) Xamarin
12 27 (0.66%) Sybase
13 24 (0.59%) hybris
14 23 (0.56%) Bloomberg
15 22 (0.54%) Sitecore
16 21 (0.51%) Facebook
17 20 (0.49%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.46%) Tableau