Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 294 287
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 728 771 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.13% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.18% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 652 700 950
London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,125 £50,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 66,043 65,419 79,176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54,124 54,768 68,528
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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
Central London +12 186 £42,000 +20.00% 22
South London -2 32 £29,000 -22.67%
West London +23 23 £32,500 +4.00% 26
East London +11 12 £39,250 +30.83% 4
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Junior Developer 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 London region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 367 (50.41%) C#
2 320 (43.96%) .NET
3 230 (31.59%) JavaScript
4 229 (31.46%) Finance
5 228 (31.32%) SQL
6 215 (29.53%) Java
7 202 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
8 201 (27.61%) ASP.NET
9 196 (26.92%) HTML
10 195 (26.79%) SQL Server
11 190 (26.10%) MVC
12 175 (24.04%) Degree
13 169 (23.21%) CSS
14 160 (21.98%) OO
15 154 (21.15%) Banking
15 154 (21.15%) Computer Science
16 145 (19.92%) Python
17 130 (17.86%) TDD
18 121 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 106 (14.56%) Git (software)
20 96 (13.19%) BDD
21 94 (12.91%) .NET Framework
22 87 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
23 85 (11.68%) Microsoft
23 85 (11.68%) HTML5
24 80 (10.99%) Mathematics
25 77 (10.58%) Fintech
26 72 (9.89%) Web Development
27 71 (9.75%) WCF
27 71 (9.75%) AngularJS

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 (3.02%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.61%) CMS
3 12 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.65%) IIS
3 12 (1.65%) WordPress
4 11 (1.51%) Confluence
4 11 (1.51%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.96%) Drupal
6 7 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.55%) Apache
8 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.41%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.41%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.27%) Jetty
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.51%) Magento
2 11 (1.51%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.20%) GitHub
4 6 (0.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.41%) Google Play
7 3 (0.41%) npm
7 3 (0.41%) PaaS
7 3 (0.41%) Serverless
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.14%) Datadog
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.77%) Internet
2 12 (1.65%) HTTP
3 5 (0.69%) DNS
3 5 (0.69%) FTP
4 4 (0.55%) Broadband
4 4 (0.55%) Intranet
5 3 (0.41%) SSL
6 2 (0.27%) AMQP
6 2 (0.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (6.73%) Big Data
4 34 (4.67%) MySQL
4 34 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 33 (4.53%) Crystal Reports
6 29 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.34%) Blockchain
9 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.79%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.10%) Redis
14 7 (0.96%) GIS
14 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 51 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.40%) Visual Studio
4 31 (4.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 26 (3.57%) Plastic SCM
6 21 (2.88%) NUnit
7 20 (2.75%) Subversion
8 16 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.20%) JUnit
8 16 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.79%) JIRA
9 13 (1.79%) Moq
9 13 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.37%) Selenium
11 7 (0.96%) MSTest
11 7 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.82%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 229 (31.46%) Finance
2 154 (21.15%) Banking
3 61 (8.38%) Front Office
4 57 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 52 (7.14%) Games
6 51 (7.01%) Marketing
7 30 (4.12%) Back Office
8 14 (1.92%) Legal
9 10 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.37%) Retail
10 9 (1.24%) Advertising
11 8 (1.10%) Publishing
12 5 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (43.96%) .NET
2 201 (27.61%) ASP.NET
3 196 (26.92%) HTML
4 169 (23.21%) CSS
5 121 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 94 (12.91%) .NET Framework
7 85 (11.68%) HTML5
8 71 (9.75%) AngularJS
8 71 (9.75%) WCF
9 68 (9.34%) jQuery
9 68 (9.34%) React
10 60 (8.24%) WPF
11 53 (7.28%) RESTful
12 51 (7.01%) Node.js
13 47 (6.46%) Web Services
14 45 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 44 (6.04%) XML
16 40 (5.49%) WinForms
17 36 (4.95%) LINQ
18 35 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 154 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 87 (11.95%) Greenfield Project
3 77 (10.58%) Fintech
4 59 (8.10%) Hedge funds
5 31 (4.26%) User Experience
6 26 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 25 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (3.16%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.88%) Equities
11 16 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.65%) Derivative
12 12 (1.65%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.37%) Bitcoin
15 6 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
16 5 (0.69%) Blog
16 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
16 5 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.34%) Linux
2 43 (5.91%) Windows
3 15 (2.06%) Android
4 11 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.51%) Unix
5 5 (0.69%) CentOS
6 4 (0.55%) Debian
7 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (26.10%) MVC
3 160 (21.98%) OO
4 130 (17.86%) TDD
5 96 (13.19%) BDD
6 80 (10.99%) Mathematics
7 72 (9.89%) Web Development
8 70 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 59 (8.10%) Multithreading
10 56 (7.69%) OOP
11 52 (7.14%) Scrum
11 52 (7.14%) Web Application Development
12 45 (6.18%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 42 (5.77%) Front End Development
15 40 (5.49%) Analytics
16 36 (4.95%) Domain-Driven Design
16 36 (4.95%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.81%) SDLC
18 34 (4.67%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 367 (50.41%) C#
2 230 (31.59%) JavaScript
3 228 (31.32%) SQL
4 215 (29.53%) Java
5 145 (19.92%) Python
6 52 (7.14%) PHP
7 41 (5.63%) Scala
8 39 (5.36%) VBA
9 38 (5.22%) C++
10 32 (4.40%) T-SQL
11 30 (4.12%) Ruby
12 29 (3.98%) Java 8
13 18 (2.47%) Perl
14 13 (1.79%) ES6
15 12 (1.65%) F#
16 8 (1.10%) Apex Code
16 8 (1.10%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (0.82%) Clojure
18 6 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 175 (24.04%) Degree
2 46 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.65%) Master's Degree
3 12 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.96%) MCAD
5 7 (0.96%) MCP
5 7 (0.96%) MCSD
5 7 (0.96%) MCTS
6 6 (0.82%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) CFA
8 1 (0.14%) HND
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.53%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) GCP
3 3 (0.41%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 26 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (0.96%) Terraform
2 4 (0.55%) Puppet
3 2 (0.27%) Ansible
3 2 (0.27%) Grafana
3 2 (0.27%) Graphite
3 2 (0.27%) Kibana
3 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) logstash
4 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 85 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.32%) Oracle
3 15 (2.06%) SAP
4 12 (1.65%) hybris
5 11 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.51%) Sybase
6 9 (1.24%) Google
7 8 (1.10%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.82%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.69%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.55%) Fidessa
10 4 (0.55%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.55%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.41%) IBM
11 3 (0.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.41%) Zend
12 2 (0.27%) New Relic
12 2 (0.27%) Talend
12 2 (0.27%) TIBCO