Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 4,403 4,496 5,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.67% 2.72% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.81% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,974 4,082 4,756
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

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 158,727 159,819 192,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.51% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,371 133,687 162,322
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%

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 February 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 February 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 -22 1,525 £35,000 +4.48% 189
South East +31 1,139 £29,000 +11.54% 124
North of England -21 572 £25,000 - 163
Midlands -20 504 £25,000 +4.17% 90
West Midlands -2 349 £25,000 +2.04% 51
South West +6 343 £26,000 +4.00% 58
East of England +15 317 £30,000 +20.00% 46
North West -31 294 £25,000 - 96
Yorkshire -16 238 £27,500 +10.00% 53
East Midlands -38 153 £25,000 +4.17% 39
North East -21 40 £27,250 +9.00% 14
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,476 (33.52%) C#
2 1,325 (30.09%) JavaScript
3 1,299 (29.50%) Degree
4 1,297 (29.46%) .NET
5 1,251 (28.41%) SQL
6 1,179 (26.78%) HTML
7 1,108 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
8 1,065 (24.19%) CSS
9 841 (19.10%) Java
10 838 (19.03%) SQL Server
11 822 (18.67%) Computer Science
12 790 (17.94%) ASP.NET
13 784 (17.81%) MVC
14 664 (15.08%) Finance
15 614 (13.95%) Microsoft
16 534 (12.13%) AngularJS
17 529 (12.01%) Web Development
18 495 (11.24%) Linux
19 484 (10.99%) Software Engineering
20 482 (10.95%) jQuery
21 469 (10.65%) Python
22 413 (9.38%) OO
22 413 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 408 (9.27%) PHP
24 402 (9.13%) TDD
25 382 (8.68%) Windows
26 356 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
27 344 (7.81%) Mathematics
28 328 (7.45%) Git (software)
29 314 (7.13%) .NET Framework

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
1 108 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
2 86 (1.95%) CMS
3 72 (1.64%) WordPress
4 67 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 58 (1.32%) IIS
6 42 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 40 (0.91%) Apache
7 40 (0.91%) MS Exchange
8 36 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 36 (0.82%) JBoss
9 33 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 27 (0.61%) Confluence
10 27 (0.61%) SAS
11 19 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.34%) Drupal
14 13 (0.30%) nginx
15 12 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 182 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 169 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 43 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.25%) InDesign
10 8 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.14%) SPSS
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
12 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.11%) InVision
13 4 (0.091%) Weka
14 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.068%) GIMP
15 2 (0.045%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.045%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 50 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (0.68%) Magento
3 18 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 13 (0.30%) SAP HCM
5 13 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
6 9 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.16%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.11%) BASE24
8 5 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.11%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.091%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.091%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.068%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.068%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 267 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 226 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (2.20%) SaaS
4 68 (1.54%) Office 365
5 65 (1.48%) GitHub
6 19 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.39%) npm
8 14 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.27%) PaaS
10 11 (0.25%) IaaS
11 9 (0.20%) AdWords
11 9 (0.20%) Sage Pay
12 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.18%) Yarn
13 7 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (0.11%) Heroku
14 5 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.73%) Internet
2 97 (2.20%) Firewall
3 78 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.34%) DNS
5 44 (1.00%) WAN
6 42 (0.95%) VPN
7 39 (0.89%) LAN
8 34 (0.77%) DHCP
9 33 (0.75%) SMS
10 32 (0.73%) VoIP
11 31 (0.70%) HTTP
11 31 (0.70%) Wireless
12 26 (0.59%) Network Security
13 22 (0.50%) Hyperconnected
14 17 (0.39%) VLAN
15 16 (0.36%) Broadband
16 14 (0.32%) MPLS
17 13 (0.30%) SSL
18 12 (0.27%) Ethernet
19 9 (0.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 311 (7.06%) MySQL
3 165 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 125 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 124 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 118 (2.68%) Big Data
7 101 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 98 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 84 (1.91%) NoSQL
10 58 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 56 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 55 (1.25%) Hadoop
13 49 (1.11%) Redis
14 48 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
17 38 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
18 35 (0.79%) Power BI
19 23 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 328 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 144 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 132 (3.00%) JIRA
4 82 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 75 (1.70%) Selenium
6 69 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 68 (1.54%) Subversion
8 66 (1.50%) NUnit
9 63 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (1.07%) Moq
11 37 (0.84%) JUnit
12 34 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 34 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 30 (0.68%) Grunt
14 28 (0.64%) gulp
14 28 (0.64%) MSTest
15 27 (0.61%) Maven
16 25 (0.57%) Cucumber
16 25 (0.57%) WebDriver
16 25 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 664 (15.08%) Finance
2 270 (6.13%) Marketing
3 236 (5.36%) Games
4 218 (4.95%) Banking
5 208 (4.72%) Retail
6 104 (2.36%) Advertising
7 73 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 60 (1.36%) Electronics
8 60 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 55 (1.25%) Legal
10 54 (1.23%) Front Office
11 52 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 49 (1.11%) Automotive
13 29 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.66%) Law
14 20 (0.45%) Back Office
15 15 (0.34%) Publishing
16 13 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.25%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,297 (29.46%) .NET
2 1,179 (26.78%) HTML
3 1,065 (24.19%) CSS
4 790 (17.94%) ASP.NET
5 534 (12.13%) AngularJS
6 482 (10.95%) jQuery
7 413 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 314 (7.13%) .NET Framework
8 314 (7.13%) HTML5
9 233 (5.29%) Web Services
10 213 (4.84%) Node.js
11 209 (4.75%) XML
12 197 (4.47%) WCF
13 179 (4.07%) React
14 170 (3.86%) WPF
15 169 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 160 (3.63%) CSS3
17 148 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 147 (3.34%) REST
19 145 (3.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 822 (18.67%) Computer Science
2 271 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 219 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 186 (4.22%) User Experience
5 171 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 143 (3.25%) Fintech
7 75 (1.70%) Hedge funds
8 59 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 55 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 48 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 47 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 43 (0.98%) Social Media
13 40 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 38 (0.86%) Data Centre
15 28 (0.64%) Equities
16 27 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
17 26 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 22 (0.50%) Client/Server
18 22 (0.50%) Derivative
18 22 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 495 (11.24%) Linux
2 382 (8.68%) Windows
3 135 (3.07%) Android
4 124 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 114 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 111 (2.52%) Unix
7 62 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 44 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 39 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.55%) CentOS
12 21 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.30%) Debian
16 13 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.25%) Solaris
18 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,108 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (17.81%) MVC
3 529 (12.01%) Web Development
4 484 (10.99%) Software Engineering
5 413 (9.38%) OO
6 402 (9.13%) TDD
7 344 (7.81%) Mathematics
8 292 (6.63%) Scrum
9 244 (5.54%) OOP
9 244 (5.54%) Project Management
10 233 (5.29%) BDD
11 229 (5.20%) DevOps
12 225 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
13 205 (4.66%) Front End Development
14 198 (4.50%) Analytics
15 196 (4.45%) E-Commerce
16 187 (4.25%) Test Automation
17 178 (4.04%) SDLC
18 147 (3.34%) Unit Testing
19 140 (3.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1,476 (33.52%) C#
2 1,325 (30.09%) JavaScript
3 1,251 (28.41%) SQL
4 841 (19.10%) Java
5 469 (10.65%) Python
6 408 (9.27%) PHP
7 277 (6.29%) C++
8 178 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 142 (3.23%) Ruby
10 138 (3.13%) C
11 82 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 80 (1.82%) Perl
13 77 (1.75%) Scala
14 70 (1.59%) VB.NET
15 68 (1.54%) TypeScript
16 57 (1.29%) F#
17 52 (1.18%) VBA
18 49 (1.11%) R
19 42 (0.95%) PowerShell
20 27 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,299 (29.50%) Degree
2 356 (8.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
4 61 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 52 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 50 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (1.07%) PhD
8 38 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 27 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 26 (0.59%) CCNA
10 26 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (0.59%) MCP
11 22 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (0.39%) PMP
13 16 (0.36%) ISEB
14 15 (0.34%) MCSD
14 15 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.32%) APMP
15 14 (0.32%) MCTS
16 13 (0.30%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.43%) QA
2 89 (2.02%) PMO
3 45 (1.02%) SLA
4 14 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.14%) GDPR
6 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.11%) PSD2
8 4 (0.091%) MiFID
9 3 (0.068%) DICOM
9 3 (0.068%) HL7
9 3 (0.068%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.045%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.023%) GAMP
11 1 (0.023%) GCP
11 1 (0.023%) GxP
11 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.023%) PMBOK
System Software
1 116 (2.63%) Docker
2 114 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.27%) Firmware
7 5 (0.11%) vSphere
8 4 (0.091%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.068%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.068%) HDFS
9 3 (0.068%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.068%) XenApp
10 2 (0.045%) LXC
10 2 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.045%) NFS
10 2 (0.045%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (1.68%) Puppet
2 69 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (1.27%) Ansible
4 50 (1.14%) Kibana
5 31 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 22 (0.50%) Terraform
7 17 (0.39%) SCCM
8 16 (0.36%) Graphite
9 15 (0.34%) Consul
10 14 (0.32%) SCOM
11 11 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.18%) CSIRT
12 8 (0.18%) Nessus
12 8 (0.18%) QRadar
13 6 (0.14%) Grafana
14 5 (0.11%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.11%) Nagios
15 4 (0.091%) ZABBIX
16 3 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 614 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 175 (3.97%) Google
3 160 (3.63%) Oracle
4 85 (1.93%) Adobe
5 81 (1.84%) VMware
6 77 (1.75%) SAP
7 61 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (1.25%) Twitter
9 48 (1.09%) Cisco
10 43 (0.98%) Zend
11 30 (0.68%) Citrix
12 25 (0.57%) Sage
13 24 (0.55%) Apple
14 23 (0.52%) Capita
14 23 (0.52%) Xamarin
15 22 (0.50%) Remedy
16 20 (0.45%) HP
17 17 (0.39%) Tableau
18 16 (0.36%) IBM
18 16 (0.36%) Sitecore