Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 273 244
Rank change year-on-year -23 -29 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 790 935 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.24% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.29% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 696 903 1142
London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in London.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in London

Junior Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the London 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
Central London -20 194 £37,500 +10.29% 17
West London +14 42 £32,500 +11.11% 5
South London +1 18 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East London -9 10 £40,000 +77.78% 1
North London +9 8 £28,500 -18.57%
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Junior Developer 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 London region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 350 (44.30%) C#
2 325 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (37.72%) .NET
4 296 (37.47%) JavaScript
5 293 (37.09%) Degree
6 250 (31.65%) HTML
7 231 (29.24%) Finance
8 229 (28.99%) MVC
8 229 (28.99%) SQL
9 228 (28.86%) Java
9 228 (28.86%) CSS
10 226 (28.61%) SQL Server
11 192 (24.30%) ASP.NET
12 174 (22.03%) TDD
13 162 (20.51%) Computer Science
14 148 (18.73%) AngularJS
15 140 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 130 (16.46%) OO
17 118 (14.94%) BDD
18 117 (14.81%) Banking
19 105 (13.29%) Front End Development
20 104 (13.16%) jQuery
21 101 (12.78%) Python
22 100 (12.66%) PHP
23 96 (12.15%) Microsoft
24 92 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
25 90 (11.39%) Git (software)
26 88 (11.14%) Web Development
26 88 (11.14%) Games
27 85 (10.76%) Scrum

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.03%) WordPress
3 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (1.27%) CMS
4 10 (1.27%) Drupal
5 9 (1.14%) Apache
6 6 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.51%) IIS
9 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.38%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.25%) SAS
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Magento
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Actimize
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.91%) GitHub
3 22 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.52%) SaaS
5 7 (0.89%) npm
6 5 (0.63%) Dropbox
7 4 (0.51%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.38%) Force.com
8 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.38%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.25%) Firebase
9 2 (0.25%) Office 365
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Google Play
10 1 (0.13%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.06%) Internet
2 6 (0.76%) FTP
3 4 (0.51%) LDAP
4 2 (0.25%) HTTP
4 2 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.61%) MySQL
3 58 (7.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 30 (3.80%) Big Data
5 29 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.28%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (1.39%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.89%) HBase
17 6 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.76%) Power BI
18 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 31 (3.92%) NUnit
4 26 (3.29%) Grunt
5 23 (2.91%) gulp
6 21 (2.66%) Moq
7 18 (2.28%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (2.03%) PHPUnit
9 12 (1.52%) Bower
10 11 (1.39%) JUnit
10 11 (1.39%) Maven
10 11 (1.39%) Subversion
10 11 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.39%) webpack
11 10 (1.27%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.01%) Selenium
14 7 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.89%) ReSharper
General
1 231 (29.24%) Finance
2 117 (14.81%) Banking
3 88 (11.14%) Games
4 64 (8.10%) Marketing
5 48 (6.08%) Investment Banking
6 39 (4.94%) Front Office
7 28 (3.54%) Back Office
8 25 (3.16%) Retail
8 25 (3.16%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.41%) Automotive
10 18 (2.28%) Advertising
10 18 (2.28%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.27%) Legal
13 7 (0.89%) Law
13 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (37.72%) .NET
2 250 (31.65%) HTML
3 228 (28.86%) CSS
4 192 (24.30%) ASP.NET
5 148 (18.73%) AngularJS
6 140 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 104 (13.16%) jQuery
8 85 (10.76%) HTML5
9 66 (8.35%) React
10 63 (7.97%) WCF
11 60 (7.59%) REST
12 59 (7.47%) Node.js
13 55 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 52 (6.58%) CSS3
15 50 (6.33%) Spring
16 49 (6.20%) .NET Framework
16 49 (6.20%) Web Services
17 41 (5.19%) J2EE
18 39 (4.94%) Sass
19 37 (4.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.22%) Fintech
3 56 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (5.44%) User Experience
5 28 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.15%) Equities
7 17 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.01%) Social Media
10 7 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.89%) Derivative
11 6 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.63%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.51%) Bitcoin
13 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.13%) Linux
2 41 (5.19%) Windows
3 21 (2.66%) Android
4 20 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.41%) Unix
6 3 (0.38%) HPUX
6 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.13%) Debian
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (28.99%) MVC
3 174 (22.03%) TDD
4 130 (16.46%) OO
5 118 (14.94%) BDD
6 105 (13.29%) Front End Development
7 88 (11.14%) Web Development
8 85 (10.76%) Scrum
9 71 (8.99%) Mathematics
10 69 (8.73%) Software Engineering
11 67 (8.48%) OOP
12 62 (7.85%) Web Application Development
13 42 (5.32%) DevOps
13 42 (5.32%) Unit Testing
14 38 (4.81%) Domain-Driven Design
15 37 (4.68%) E-Commerce
16 34 (4.30%) CQRS
17 32 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (3.92%) Analytics
19 27 (3.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 350 (44.30%) C#
2 296 (37.47%) JavaScript
3 229 (28.99%) SQL
4 228 (28.86%) Java
5 101 (12.78%) Python
6 100 (12.66%) PHP
7 52 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 42 (5.32%) C++
9 21 (2.66%) VB.NET
10 20 (2.53%) Ruby
11 17 (2.15%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.90%) Scala
13 13 (1.65%) ES6
14 9 (1.14%) VBA
15 8 (1.01%) VB
16 7 (0.89%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.89%) Groovy
17 5 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.63%) R
18 4 (0.51%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 293 (37.09%) Degree
2 92 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (4.18%) Numerate Degree
4 26 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.78%) MCSD
6 18 (2.28%) MCAD
6 18 (2.28%) MCP
6 18 (2.28%) MCTS
7 5 (0.63%) PhD
7 5 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.38%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.25%) CFA
9 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.70%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) SEPA
3 8 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.76%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.01%) Opsview
1 8 (1.01%) Puppet
2 6 (0.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.80%) Oracle
3 14 (1.77%) Google
3 14 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.39%) Zend
5 8 (1.01%) Splunk
6 5 (0.63%) Facebook
6 5 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
6 5 (0.63%) Reuters
6 5 (0.63%) Talend
6 5 (0.63%) Twitter
7 4 (0.51%) Cadence
7 4 (0.51%) Charles River
7 4 (0.51%) SAP
7 4 (0.51%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.51%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.38%) Birst
8 3 (0.38%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.38%) SnapLogic
8 3 (0.38%) Tableau