The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Junior
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 119 123
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2241 2488 2633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.71% 2.69% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.79% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 2281 2368
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

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 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -7 831 £32,500 - 131
South East -2 487 £27,500 - 71
North West -31 189 £25,000 - 42
East of England -15 176 £28,000 +1.81% 32
South West +41 173 £25,000 - 28
West Midlands +29 166 £25,000 - 25
Yorkshire -23 111 £25,000 -9.09% 24
East Midlands -10 80 £25,000 - 19
North East +15 19 £25,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands - 1 £29,700 - 44
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1413 (31.79%) Degree
2 1388 (31.23%) C#
3 1324 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 1249 (28.10%) .NET
5 1189 (26.75%) SQL
6 1185 (26.66%) HTML
7 1045 (23.51%) CSS
8 1043 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
9 930 (20.92%) SQL Server
10 861 (19.37%) Java
11 810 (18.22%) ASP.NET
12 768 (17.28%) Finance
13 767 (17.26%) Computer Science
14 740 (16.65%) MVC
15 672 (15.12%) Microsoft
16 555 (12.49%) jQuery
17 520 (11.70%) Windows
18 508 (11.43%) Linux
19 468 (10.53%) AngularJS
20 466 (10.48%) OO
21 453 (10.19%) PHP
22 450 (10.12%) Web Development
23 445 (10.01%) C++
24 443 (9.97%) Software Engineering
25 424 (9.54%) TDD
26 420 (9.45%) Python
27 413 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
28 389 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
29 334 (7.51%) HTML5
30 331 (7.45%) Analytical Skills

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
1 107 (2.41%) CMS
2 97 (2.18%) WordPress
3 96 (2.16%) MS Exchange
4 79 (1.78%) Apache
4 79 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 58 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 53 (1.19%) IIS
7 43 (0.97%) Drupal
8 35 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 28 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (0.45%) Confluence
12 17 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (0.38%) JBoss
13 15 (0.34%) SAS
14 13 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 13 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.25%) nginx
16 10 (0.22%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 198 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 172 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 111 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 85 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 41 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 35 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
7 30 (0.67%) InDesign
8 20 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.22%) RoboHelp
11 7 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.13%) SPSS
13 4 (0.090%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.090%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.067%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.067%) Houdini
14 3 (0.067%) NUKE
14 3 (0.067%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 29 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 29 (0.65%) Magento
2 25 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 13 (0.29%) SAP PP
5 11 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.20%) Shopify
8 8 (0.18%) SAP HCM
9 7 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
9 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
9 7 (0.16%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.16%) Visualfiles
10 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 240 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 236 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (2.47%) SaaS
4 93 (2.09%) Office 365
5 61 (1.37%) GitHub
6 27 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 21 (0.47%) PaaS
8 20 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.34%) IaaS
10 13 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.25%) Sage Pay
12 10 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.18%) G Suite
14 7 (0.16%) AdWords
14 7 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.16%) Force.com
15 6 (0.13%) Slack
16 5 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.46%) Internet
2 139 (3.13%) Firewall
3 89 (2.00%) DNS
4 81 (1.82%) WAN
5 80 (1.80%) LAN
6 72 (1.62%) DHCP
7 71 (1.60%) TCP/IP
8 59 (1.33%) VPN
9 41 (0.92%) HTTP
9 41 (0.92%) MPLS
9 41 (0.92%) Network Security
10 37 (0.83%) VoIP
11 27 (0.61%) SAN
12 25 (0.56%) Wireless
13 21 (0.47%) Intranet
14 17 (0.38%) SMTP
14 17 (0.38%) VLAN
15 16 (0.36%) FTP
16 14 (0.31%) IMAP
16 14 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 930 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 325 (7.31%) MySQL
3 155 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 125 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 117 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 109 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 104 (2.34%) Big Data
8 103 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 99 (2.23%) NoSQL
10 79 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
11 63 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 54 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (1.12%) Power BI
13 50 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 46 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (0.81%) QlikView
16 33 (0.74%) Redis
17 31 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
18 26 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
19 24 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 288 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 151 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 129 (2.90%) JIRA
4 92 (2.07%) Selenium
5 85 (1.91%) TeamCity
6 74 (1.66%) Jenkins
7 70 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (1.33%) Subversion
9 58 (1.30%) NUnit
10 49 (1.10%) Maven
11 45 (1.01%) gulp
11 45 (1.01%) Moq
12 39 (0.88%) Eclipse
13 35 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
13 35 (0.79%) Xcode
14 33 (0.74%) JUnit
15 31 (0.70%) Grunt
16 26 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
18 20 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 768 (17.28%) Finance
2 280 (6.30%) Marketing
3 253 (5.69%) Games
4 205 (4.61%) Banking
5 176 (3.96%) Retail
6 133 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 122 (2.74%) Legal
8 91 (2.05%) Advertising
9 78 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 72 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 65 (1.46%) Electronics
12 64 (1.44%) Front Office
13 63 (1.42%) Automotive
14 34 (0.76%) Law
15 33 (0.74%) Back Office
16 31 (0.70%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.58%) Publishing
18 24 (0.54%) Billing
19 23 (0.52%) Aerospace
20 12 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1249 (28.10%) .NET
2 1185 (26.66%) HTML
3 1045 (23.51%) CSS
4 810 (18.22%) ASP.NET
5 555 (12.49%) jQuery
6 468 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 413 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 334 (7.51%) HTML5
9 288 (6.48%) .NET Framework
10 279 (6.28%) XML
11 274 (6.16%) Web Services
12 214 (4.81%) WCF
13 204 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 190 (4.27%) CSS3
15 188 (4.23%) Node.js
16 162 (3.64%) React
16 162 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 150 (3.37%) WPF
18 148 (3.33%) Entity Framework
19 146 (3.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 767 (17.26%) Computer Science
2 331 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 161 (3.62%) Fintech
4 159 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
5 150 (3.37%) User Experience
6 140 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 89 (2.00%) Social Media
8 82 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 63 (1.42%) iPad
10 62 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 56 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 44 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 42 (0.94%) Driving Licence
14 41 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 39 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 36 (0.81%) Graphic Design
17 24 (0.54%) e-Learning
17 24 (0.54%) Mobile Games
18 23 (0.52%) Blackberry
18 23 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 520 (11.70%) Windows
2 508 (11.43%) Linux
3 179 (4.03%) Unix
4 167 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 164 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 163 (3.67%) Android
7 105 (2.36%) Windows 7
8 64 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 41 (0.92%) CentOS
11 38 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 29 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.40%) VxWorks
18 17 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.34%) Debian
20 14 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 740 (16.65%) MVC
3 466 (10.48%) OO
4 450 (10.12%) Web Development
5 443 (9.97%) Software Engineering
6 424 (9.54%) TDD
7 275 (6.19%) Mathematics
8 266 (5.98%) BDD
9 264 (5.94%) SDLC
10 260 (5.85%) Scrum
11 241 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
12 223 (5.02%) OOP
13 221 (4.97%) Front End Development
14 205 (4.61%) DevOps
14 205 (4.61%) Project Management
15 203 (4.57%) E-Commerce
16 195 (4.39%) Test Automation
17 162 (3.64%) Analytics
18 150 (3.37%) Open Source
18 150 (3.37%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1388 (31.23%) C#
2 1324 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 1189 (26.75%) SQL
4 861 (19.37%) Java
5 453 (10.19%) PHP
6 445 (10.01%) C++
7 420 (9.45%) Python
8 212 (4.77%) Ruby
9 188 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 153 (3.44%) VB.NET
11 122 (2.74%) C
12 91 (2.05%) Perl
13 79 (1.78%) Bash Shell
14 72 (1.62%) Scala
15 67 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 63 (1.42%) F#
17 57 (1.28%) Objective-C
18 53 (1.19%) VBA
19 45 (1.01%) R
20 43 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1413 (31.79%) Degree
2 389 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 85 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 71 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 58 (1.30%) CCNA
6 58 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 47 (1.06%) MCP
9 38 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 35 (0.79%) Master's Degree
11 33 (0.74%) PhD
12 31 (0.70%) DV Cleared
13 29 (0.65%) HND
14 28 (0.63%) MCSD
15 27 (0.61%) MCTS
16 26 (0.58%) MCAD
17 25 (0.56%) PMI Certification
18 22 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 16 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (3.80%) QA
2 79 (1.78%) SLA
3 50 (1.12%) PMO
4 15 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.13%) SEPA
8 4 (0.090%) GDPR
8 4 (0.090%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.045%) COBIT
9 2 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.022%) Basel II
10 1 (0.022%) Basel III
10 1 (0.022%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.022%) JTAG
System Software
1 196 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 107 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (2.02%) Docker
4 46 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.36%) KVM
7 14 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.29%) Xen
9 11 (0.25%) Firmware
9 11 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.18%) Snort
10 8 (0.18%) XenServer
11 5 (0.11%) NFS
12 4 (0.090%) etcd
12 4 (0.090%) vSphere
13 2 (0.045%) HDFS
13 2 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.045%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.022%) Samba
14 1 (0.022%) Squid
Systems Management
1 94 (2.11%) Ansible
2 78 (1.75%) Puppet
3 66 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (1.37%) Kibana
5 28 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.36%) Nagios
7 11 (0.25%) SCOM
8 10 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.22%) Salt
9 8 (0.18%) RSA enVision
9 8 (0.18%) Terraform
10 6 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
10 6 (0.13%) Grafana
10 6 (0.13%) Graphite
10 6 (0.13%) Nessus
10 6 (0.13%) Opsview
11 5 (0.11%) Consul
11 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.11%) SCCM
11 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 672 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 233 (5.24%) Oracle
3 135 (3.04%) Google
4 133 (2.99%) VMware
5 89 (2.00%) Cisco
6 82 (1.84%) SAP
7 81 (1.82%) Adobe
8 50 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (1.12%) Tableau
9 42 (0.94%) Zend
10 38 (0.85%) Juniper
11 37 (0.83%) Apple
12 29 (0.65%) Red Hat
13 26 (0.58%) HP
14 25 (0.56%) Cognos
15 24 (0.54%) Facebook
16 19 (0.43%) CheckPoint
17 18 (0.40%) Avaya
18 17 (0.38%) Citrix
19 16 (0.36%) F5
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Skills Training + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 23k
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + and great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £25K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday