Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 4592 4683 5531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.71% 2.63% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.72% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4064 4319 4983
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -

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
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 21 November 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 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
London -26 1618 £35,000 +7.69% 116
South East +32 1075 £29,000 +5.45% 79
Midlands +4 563 £25,000 - 50
North of England -14 560 £25,000 - 64
West Midlands +25 409 £25,000 - 31
South West +39 400 £27,500 +10.00% 24
East of England +16 365 £30,000 +9.09% 44
North West -24 322 £25,000 - 39
Yorkshire -10 216 £25,000 -5.66% 21
East Midlands -19 154 £25,000 - 18
North East -1 22 £26,000 +10.64% 4
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1450 (31.58%) C#
2 1378 (30.01%) JavaScript
3 1360 (29.62%) Degree
4 1305 (28.42%) SQL
5 1297 (28.24%) .NET
6 1285 (27.98%) HTML
7 1243 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
8 1148 (25.00%) CSS
9 905 (19.71%) SQL Server
10 897 (19.53%) Java
11 822 (17.90%) ASP.NET
12 821 (17.88%) Computer Science
13 801 (17.44%) MVC
14 770 (16.77%) Finance
15 654 (14.24%) Microsoft
16 600 (13.07%) AngularJS
17 555 (12.09%) jQuery
18 554 (12.06%) Linux
19 501 (10.91%) Python
20 488 (10.63%) Windows
21 481 (10.47%) Web Development
22 468 (10.19%) PHP
23 467 (10.17%) Software Engineering
24 431 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
25 427 (9.30%) OO
26 424 (9.23%) TDD
27 377 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
28 349 (7.60%) HTML5
29 339 (7.38%) MySQL
30 331 (7.21%) C++

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 89 (1.94%) CMS
1 89 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 83 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (1.61%) IIS
3 74 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 72 (1.57%) WordPress
5 59 (1.28%) Apache
6 41 (0.89%) Apache Spark
7 34 (0.74%) JBoss
8 32 (0.70%) Confluence
9 29 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 28 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (0.52%) Drupal
12 22 (0.48%) SAS
13 19 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.33%) Moodle
15 15 (0.33%) NServiceBus
15 15 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 192 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 188 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 52 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 50 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 50 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 15 (0.33%) InDesign
8 15 (0.33%) SPSS
9 12 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.13%) InVision
11 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.065%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.065%) GIMP
12 3 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.044%) Maya
Business Applications
1 41 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.57%) Magento
3 17 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (0.20%) SAP HCM
5 9 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
6 8 (0.17%) SAP PP
7 5 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
7 5 (0.11%) HFM
7 5 (0.11%) Movex
7 5 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.11%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.065%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 280 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 266 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.07%) SaaS
4 87 (1.89%) Office 365
5 68 (1.48%) GitHub
6 23 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 20 (0.44%) npm
8 19 (0.41%) PaaS
9 14 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (0.30%) IaaS
10 13 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.26%) Dropbox
12 11 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.20%) AdWords
13 9 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
15 7 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.35%) Firewall
2 151 (3.29%) Internet
3 95 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 89 (1.94%) WAN
5 83 (1.81%) LAN
6 79 (1.72%) DNS
7 59 (1.28%) VPN
8 57 (1.24%) DHCP
9 40 (0.87%) Network Security
10 37 (0.81%) Wireless
11 36 (0.78%) MPLS
12 29 (0.63%) VoIP
13 24 (0.52%) HTTP
14 17 (0.37%) FTP
14 17 (0.37%) SSL
15 16 (0.35%) SMS
16 15 (0.33%) Broadband
17 13 (0.28%) LDAP
18 12 (0.26%) SAN
19 11 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 905 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 339 (7.38%) MySQL
3 163 (3.55%) Relational Database
4 160 (3.48%) MongoDB
5 131 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 130 (2.83%) Big Data
7 122 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 121 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 86 (1.87%) NoSQL
10 69 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 57 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 52 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
15 44 (0.96%) Power BI
16 42 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (0.76%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
18 32 (0.70%) Redis
19 31 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 311 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 152 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 141 (3.07%) JIRA
4 98 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 91 (1.98%) Subversion
6 76 (1.66%) TeamCity
7 73 (1.59%) Selenium
8 64 (1.39%) NUnit
9 50 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (1.05%) Grunt
11 46 (1.00%) gulp
12 41 (0.89%) Moq
13 36 (0.78%) JUnit
14 33 (0.72%) Eclipse
15 32 (0.70%) Maven
16 27 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
17 24 (0.52%) Bitbucket
18 23 (0.50%) WebDriver
19 22 (0.48%) Cucumber
20 21 (0.46%) PHPUnit
General
1 770 (16.77%) Finance
2 321 (6.99%) Marketing
3 254 (5.53%) Banking
4 239 (5.20%) Games
5 203 (4.42%) Retail
6 127 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 92 (2.00%) Advertising
8 82 (1.79%) Electronics
9 75 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 74 (1.61%) Automotive
11 66 (1.44%) Investment Banking
12 63 (1.37%) Front Office
13 62 (1.35%) Legal
14 54 (1.18%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.76%) Back Office
16 30 (0.65%) Law
17 25 (0.54%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.28%) German Language
20 11 (0.24%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1297 (28.24%) .NET
2 1285 (27.98%) HTML
3 1148 (25.00%) CSS
4 822 (17.90%) ASP.NET
5 600 (13.07%) AngularJS
6 555 (12.09%) jQuery
7 431 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 349 (7.60%) HTML5
9 304 (6.62%) .NET Framework
10 262 (5.71%) Web Services
11 245 (5.34%) XML
12 214 (4.66%) CSS3
13 213 (4.64%) Node.js
14 194 (4.22%) WCF
15 188 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 187 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 177 (3.85%) React
18 176 (3.83%) REST
19 165 (3.59%) RESTful
20 162 (3.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 821 (17.88%) Computer Science
2 309 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 200 (4.36%) User Experience
4 178 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
5 131 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 120 (2.61%) Fintech
7 76 (1.66%) Hedge funds
8 66 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 65 (1.42%) Social Media
10 54 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 42 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 37 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 35 (0.76%) Driving Licence
14 34 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (0.61%) Equities
15 28 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (0.61%) iPad
16 25 (0.54%) Derivative
17 24 (0.52%) Graphic Design
18 21 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 554 (12.06%) Linux
2 488 (10.63%) Windows
3 162 (3.53%) Android
4 152 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 137 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 132 (2.87%) Unix
7 95 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 62 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 45 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 44 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (0.78%) CentOS
13 35 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 23 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.28%) Solaris
18 12 (0.26%) Debian
19 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1243 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (17.44%) MVC
3 481 (10.47%) Web Development
4 467 (10.17%) Software Engineering
5 427 (9.30%) OO
6 424 (9.23%) TDD
7 312 (6.79%) Scrum
8 296 (6.45%) Mathematics
9 281 (6.12%) Front End Development
10 277 (6.03%) DevOps
11 274 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
12 254 (5.53%) BDD
13 230 (5.01%) OOP
14 223 (4.86%) Project Management
15 206 (4.49%) Analytics
15 206 (4.49%) Test Automation
16 202 (4.40%) E-Commerce
17 198 (4.31%) SDLC
18 165 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
19 153 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1450 (31.58%) C#
2 1378 (30.01%) JavaScript
3 1305 (28.42%) SQL
4 897 (19.53%) Java
5 501 (10.91%) Python
6 468 (10.19%) PHP
7 331 (7.21%) C++
8 199 (4.33%) T-SQL
9 175 (3.81%) Ruby
10 138 (3.01%) C
11 117 (2.55%) Perl
12 115 (2.50%) VB.NET
13 81 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 70 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 59 (1.28%) F#
15 59 (1.28%) Scala
16 58 (1.26%) VBA
17 54 (1.18%) R
18 46 (1.00%) TypeScript
19 32 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1360 (29.62%) Degree
2 377 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 58 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 53 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (1.13%) CCNA
8 39 (0.85%) MCP
9 35 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 29 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 27 (0.59%) PhD
12 24 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 23 (0.50%) HND
13 23 (0.50%) MCSD
14 21 (0.46%) MCTS
15 19 (0.41%) MCAD
16 18 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (0.30%) PMI Certification
18 13 (0.28%) CISSP
18 13 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (4.88%) QA
2 79 (1.72%) SLA
3 66 (1.44%) PMO
4 16 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.20%) SEPA
8 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.065%) DICOM
9 3 (0.065%) GCP
9 3 (0.065%) HL7
9 3 (0.065%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.044%) GDPR
10 2 (0.044%) MiFID
11 1 (0.022%) COBIT
11 1 (0.022%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.022%) PMBOK
System Software
1 177 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 106 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (2.13%) Docker
4 60 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.52%) KVM
7 14 (0.30%) Xen
8 7 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.15%) vSphere
9 6 (0.13%) NFS
10 3 (0.065%) Firmware
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.065%) Snort
10 3 (0.065%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.065%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.065%) XenApp
11 2 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.044%) XenServer
12 1 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 98 (2.13%) Ansible
2 96 (2.09%) Puppet
3 85 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (1.15%) Kibana
5 32 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 19 (0.41%) Terraform
7 15 (0.33%) SCCM
8 11 (0.24%) CSIRT
8 11 (0.24%) Nessus
8 11 (0.24%) QRadar
9 10 (0.22%) Nagios
9 10 (0.22%) SCOM
10 9 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.17%) Graphite
11 8 (0.17%) Opsview
12 7 (0.15%) Consul
13 6 (0.13%) Juju
13 6 (0.13%) Salt
13 6 (0.13%) WSUS
14 5 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 654 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 194 (4.22%) Oracle
3 164 (3.57%) Google
4 129 (2.81%) VMware
5 92 (2.00%) SAP
6 76 (1.66%) Cisco
7 62 (1.35%) Adobe
8 47 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 45 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (0.98%) Zend
10 40 (0.87%) Twitter
11 38 (0.83%) Citrix
11 38 (0.83%) Tableau
12 31 (0.68%) Cognos
13 26 (0.57%) Juniper
14 25 (0.54%) HP
14 25 (0.54%) Sage
14 25 (0.54%) Splunk
15 20 (0.44%) Apple
16 18 (0.39%) Charles River