Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 124 128
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 4,003 4,438 4,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.68% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.79% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,561 3,869 4,354
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £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 150,190 158,986 174,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121,981 128,249 148,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 1,581 £35,000 - 205
South East -15 809 £28,250 +2.73% 125
North of England +34 657 £25,000 - 135
North West +21 373 £25,000 - 82
Midlands -41 333 £25,000 - 107
South West -12 329 £26,000 - 76
East of England -11 283 £26,000 -11.86% 52
Yorkshire +32 255 £26,750 +7.00% 39
West Midlands -50 204 £25,000 - 57
East Midlands -11 128 £25,000 - 50
North East -12 29 £30,000 +20.00% 14
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,392 (34.77%) C#
2 1,159 (28.95%) SQL
3 1,157 (28.90%) .NET
4 1,075 (26.85%) JavaScript
5 1,012 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
6 964 (24.08%) Degree
7 900 (22.48%) HTML
8 858 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 818 (20.43%) Java
10 809 (20.21%) CSS
11 699 (17.46%) Finance
12 675 (16.86%) Computer Science
13 652 (16.29%) Microsoft
14 627 (15.66%) ASP.NET
15 590 (14.74%) MVC
16 443 (11.07%) Python
17 437 (10.92%) Software Engineering
18 433 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
19 402 (10.04%) OO
20 396 (9.89%) Windows
21 358 (8.94%) Linux
22 357 (8.92%) AngularJS
23 345 (8.62%) TDD
24 344 (8.59%) Web Development
25 337 (8.42%) Git (software)
26 326 (8.14%) jQuery
26 326 (8.14%) PHP
27 298 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
28 291 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
29 289 (7.22%) 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 82 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 73 (1.82%) CMS
3 49 (1.22%) IIS
4 44 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 43 (1.07%) Apache
5 43 (1.07%) WordPress
6 39 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (0.90%) Confluence
7 36 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 31 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 30 (0.75%) Umbraco
10 28 (0.70%) Drupal
11 21 (0.52%) JBoss
12 18 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.27%) nginx
15 10 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 212 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 178 (4.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 41 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 37 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 23 (0.57%) MS Visio
9 19 (0.47%) Chatbot
10 10 (0.25%) InDesign
11 6 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.12%) FrameMaker
12 5 (0.12%) InVision
12 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.050%) Mingle
14 2 (0.050%) SPSS
15 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 54 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
5 15 (0.37%) Magento
5 15 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.15%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.075%) Distributed Ledger
10 3 (0.075%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.075%) Shopify
10 3 (0.075%) Veritas eDiscovery
11 2 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.050%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 236 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (2.57%) SaaS
4 86 (2.15%) Office 365
5 40 (1.00%) GitHub
6 31 (0.77%) Serverless
7 29 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 25 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 16 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.30%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.22%) Google Play
17 8 (0.20%) npm
18 6 (0.15%) IaaS
19 5 (0.12%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 74 (1.85%) Internet
2 73 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 72 (1.80%) Firewall
4 44 (1.10%) DNS
5 30 (0.75%) DHCP
6 27 (0.67%) HTTP
6 27 (0.67%) WAN
7 24 (0.60%) VPN
8 23 (0.57%) LAN
8 23 (0.57%) SMS
9 20 (0.50%) Intranet
10 19 (0.47%) SSL
11 15 (0.37%) BGP
11 15 (0.37%) VLAN
12 13 (0.32%) Broadband
12 13 (0.32%) SAN
12 13 (0.32%) Wireless
13 12 (0.30%) Bluetooth
13 12 (0.30%) MPLS
13 12 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 858 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 285 (7.12%) MySQL
3 193 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 148 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 140 (3.50%) Big Data
6 132 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 103 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 98 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 70 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 66 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 61 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 50 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 46 (1.15%) Power BI
14 45 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 45 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (0.90%) Oracle Database
17 34 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (0.72%) Redis
19 26 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 337 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 161 (4.02%) JIRA
3 136 (3.40%) Visual Studio
4 111 (2.77%) Jenkins
5 94 (2.35%) Subversion
6 64 (1.60%) Selenium
7 61 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 53 (1.32%) Maven
10 35 (0.87%) JUnit
11 27 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 26 (0.65%) NUnit
13 25 (0.62%) Plastic SCM
14 23 (0.57%) Xcode
15 19 (0.47%) Bitbucket
16 18 (0.45%) Android Studio
16 18 (0.45%) WebDriver
17 17 (0.42%) Gradle
18 16 (0.40%) Cucumber
19 14 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 699 (17.46%) Finance
2 256 (6.40%) Banking
3 219 (5.47%) Retail
4 217 (5.42%) Marketing
5 161 (4.02%) Games
6 104 (2.60%) Advertising
7 99 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 73 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 66 (1.65%) Front Office
10 58 (1.45%) Legal
11 55 (1.37%) Electronics
12 44 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 43 (1.07%) Financial Institution
14 41 (1.02%) Law
15 38 (0.95%) Automotive
16 30 (0.75%) Back Office
17 25 (0.62%) Publishing
18 13 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.30%) Billing
20 11 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,157 (28.90%) .NET
2 900 (22.48%) HTML
3 809 (20.21%) CSS
4 627 (15.66%) ASP.NET
5 357 (8.92%) AngularJS
6 326 (8.14%) jQuery
7 298 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 265 (6.62%) HTML5
9 263 (6.57%) .NET Framework
10 194 (4.85%) XML
11 191 (4.77%) Web Services
12 172 (4.30%) React
13 161 (4.02%) WCF
14 157 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 147 (3.67%) CSS3
15 147 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 146 (3.65%) RESTful
17 140 (3.50%) Node.js
18 128 (3.20%) Spring
19 127 (3.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 675 (16.86%) Computer Science
2 291 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 196 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 177 (4.42%) User Experience
5 123 (3.07%) Fintech
6 122 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 116 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 85 (2.12%) Hedge funds
9 66 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 48 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 43 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (0.95%) Social Media
13 35 (0.87%) Data Centre
13 35 (0.87%) Derivative
14 34 (0.85%) Management Information System
15 31 (0.77%) Equities
16 30 (0.75%) Replication
17 26 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 24 (0.60%) Graphic Design
18 24 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 396 (9.89%) Windows
2 358 (8.94%) Linux
3 120 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 103 (2.57%) Android
5 74 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 68 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 62 (1.55%) Windows 10
8 60 (1.50%) Unix
9 43 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.62%) CentOS
10 25 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.40%) Debian
14 14 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.32%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.15%) HPUX
18 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.100%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,012 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (14.74%) MVC
3 437 (10.92%) Software Engineering
4 433 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
5 402 (10.04%) OO
6 345 (8.62%) TDD
7 344 (8.59%) Web Development
8 289 (7.22%) Scrum
9 273 (6.82%) Mathematics
10 230 (5.75%) DevOps
11 227 (5.67%) Test Automation
12 218 (5.45%) Project Management
13 202 (5.05%) SDLC
14 201 (5.02%) CRM
15 195 (4.87%) OOP
16 187 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
17 180 (4.50%) BDD
18 174 (4.35%) E-Commerce
19 151 (3.77%) Front End Development
20 139 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,392 (34.77%) C#
2 1,159 (28.95%) SQL
3 1,075 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 818 (20.43%) Java
5 443 (11.07%) Python
6 326 (8.14%) PHP
7 241 (6.02%) C++
8 203 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 156 (3.90%) Ruby
10 91 (2.27%) C
11 80 (2.00%) Bash Shell
12 76 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 72 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 72 (1.80%) VBA
14 67 (1.67%) Perl
15 58 (1.45%) R
16 53 (1.32%) Scala
17 44 (1.10%) TypeScript
18 37 (0.92%) Go
19 33 (0.82%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 964 (24.08%) Degree
2 263 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
6 37 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 37 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 33 (0.82%) ISEB
8 31 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (0.75%) CCNA
10 28 (0.70%) PhD
11 20 (0.50%) MCSE
12 17 (0.42%) MCP
13 12 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.30%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.27%) HND
14 11 (0.27%) MCSA
15 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.20%) AWS Certification
17 7 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (3.97%) QA
2 50 (1.25%) PMO
3 49 (1.22%) SLA
4 43 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.62%) GDPR
6 17 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.12%) GxP
9 4 (0.100%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.050%) COBIT
11 2 (0.050%) GAAP
11 2 (0.050%) IFRS
11 2 (0.050%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.025%) DICOM
12 1 (0.025%) HL7
12 1 (0.025%) MiFID
System Software
1 155 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 105 (2.62%) Docker
3 43 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.55%) Firmware
5 22 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.12%) vSphere
8 4 (0.100%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.075%) HDFS
9 3 (0.075%) iptables
9 3 (0.075%) KVM
9 3 (0.075%) Snort
9 3 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.050%) Squid
10 2 (0.050%) Varnish
10 2 (0.050%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 89 (2.22%) Ansible
2 59 (1.47%) Puppet
3 56 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 56 (1.40%) Terraform
4 49 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (0.60%) Kibana
6 19 (0.47%) SCCM
7 12 (0.30%) Nagios
8 8 (0.20%) Salt
8 8 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.12%) Consul
9 5 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.12%) Packer
10 4 (0.100%) Graphite
10 4 (0.100%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.100%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.100%) vRealize
11 3 (0.075%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 652 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 189 (4.72%) Oracle
3 146 (3.65%) Google
4 76 (1.90%) VMware
5 68 (1.70%) SAP
6 66 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 63 (1.57%) Adobe
8 61 (1.52%) Cisco
9 40 (1.00%) Tableau
10 38 (0.95%) Twitter
11 32 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 26 (0.65%) Facebook
13 25 (0.62%) Apple
13 25 (0.62%) Sybase
14 24 (0.60%) Xamarin
15 23 (0.57%) hybris
16 20 (0.50%) Sitecore
16 20 (0.50%) Zend
17 18 (0.45%) ServiceNow
18 17 (0.42%) Atlassian