Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 312 287
Rank change year-on-year +47 -25 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 813 777 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.03% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.09% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 750 687 896
London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £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 63,292 71,067 72,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.64% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51,903 55,848 63,054
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,129 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -52 144 £38,500 +2.67% 22
West London +34 52 £32,500 - 36
South London -10 14 £33,500 +11.67% 4
North London +10 8 £40,000 +40.35% 3
East London -8 7 £25,000 -37.50% 7
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 420 (51.66%) C#
2 336 (41.33%) .NET
3 263 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (32.10%) Java
5 253 (31.12%) JavaScript
6 251 (30.87%) SQL
7 243 (29.89%) Finance
8 229 (28.17%) Degree
9 208 (25.58%) Computer Science
10 205 (25.22%) SQL Server
11 179 (22.02%) ASP.NET
12 174 (21.40%) MVC
13 173 (21.28%) HTML
14 167 (20.54%) TDD
15 157 (19.31%) Python
16 151 (18.57%) CSS
17 120 (14.76%) Software Engineering
18 115 (14.15%) AngularJS
19 113 (13.90%) OO
20 106 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
21 93 (11.44%) Mathematics
21 93 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
22 91 (11.19%) Banking
23 89 (10.95%) BDD
24 84 (10.33%) HTML5
25 82 (10.09%) Git (software)
26 79 (9.72%) React
26 79 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
27 77 (9.47%) PHP
28 76 (9.35%) Microsoft

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 17 (2.09%) CMS
2 14 (1.72%) Confluence
3 10 (1.23%) Drupal
4 9 (1.11%) Apache
4 9 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.86%) IIS
6 6 (0.74%) WordPress
7 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.49%) Ethereum
7 4 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 2 (0.25%) Shopify
6 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.12%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.34%) SaaS
4 13 (1.60%) GitHub
5 6 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.62%) Office 365
7 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.37%) Google Play
8 3 (0.37%) Serverless
9 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.25%) Heroku
9 2 (0.25%) npm
9 2 (0.25%) PaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.94%) Internet
2 7 (0.86%) HTTP
3 6 (0.74%) DNS
3 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.49%) Intranet
4 4 (0.49%) SMS
5 3 (0.37%) AMQP
5 3 (0.37%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 57 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 49 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 37 (4.55%) MySQL
6 32 (3.94%) Big Data
7 29 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.23%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.11%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.98%) Power BI
14 8 (0.98%) Redis
15 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.49%) MariaDB
17 4 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 82 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.21%) Plastic SCM
3 17 (2.09%) JIRA
4 15 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.35%) Maven
7 10 (1.23%) Gradle
7 10 (1.23%) webpack
8 8 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.74%) Grunt
9 6 (0.74%) Subversion
9 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.62%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.49%) NUnit
11 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 243 (29.89%) Finance
2 91 (11.19%) Banking
3 61 (7.50%) Games
4 44 (5.41%) Marketing
5 36 (4.43%) Front Office
6 32 (3.94%) Retail
7 21 (2.58%) Advertising
8 17 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.85%) Legal
10 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.11%) Retail Finance
12 8 (0.98%) Publishing
13 6 (0.74%) Back Office
13 6 (0.74%) Law
14 5 (0.62%) Local Government
15 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
16 1 (0.12%) Norwegian Language
16 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (41.33%) .NET
2 179 (22.02%) ASP.NET
3 173 (21.28%) HTML
4 151 (18.57%) CSS
5 115 (14.15%) AngularJS
6 106 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (10.33%) HTML5
8 79 (9.72%) React
9 68 (8.36%) WCF
10 59 (7.26%) .NET Framework
11 57 (7.01%) RESTful
12 56 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 56 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 53 (6.52%) Node.js
13 53 (6.52%) Web Services
14 49 (6.03%) jQuery
15 44 (5.41%) REST
16 41 (5.04%) Entity Framework
17 38 (4.67%) CSS3
18 34 (4.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 208 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 79 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (8.98%) User Experience
4 65 (8.00%) Hedge funds
5 49 (6.03%) Data Structures
6 43 (5.29%) Algorithms
7 33 (4.06%) Fintech
8 32 (3.94%) Derivative
9 16 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.72%) Equities
11 9 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (0.98%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.62%) Anti-Piracy
14 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.62%) Market Risk
15 4 (0.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.24%) Linux
2 32 (3.94%) Windows
3 9 (1.11%) Android
4 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.62%) Debian
6 4 (0.49%) Unix
7 3 (0.37%) CentOS
8 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (21.40%) MVC
3 167 (20.54%) TDD
4 120 (14.76%) Software Engineering
5 113 (13.90%) OO
6 93 (11.44%) Mathematics
6 93 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (10.95%) BDD
8 68 (8.36%) Web Application Development
9 60 (7.38%) Web Development
10 59 (7.26%) Microservices
11 58 (7.13%) Front End Development
12 47 (5.78%) Scrum
13 39 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (4.80%) Multithreading
14 38 (4.67%) CRM
15 37 (4.55%) Physics
16 34 (4.18%) Customer Requirements
17 33 (4.06%) Domain-Driven Design
18 30 (3.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (51.66%) C#
2 261 (32.10%) Java
3 253 (31.12%) JavaScript
4 251 (30.87%) SQL
5 157 (19.31%) Python
6 77 (9.47%) PHP
7 51 (6.27%) Ruby
8 49 (6.03%) C++
9 31 (3.81%) R
10 30 (3.69%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.85%) Apex Code
12 14 (1.72%) Scala
13 13 (1.60%) Erlang
13 13 (1.60%) Java 8
13 13 (1.60%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.23%) Haskell
15 10 (1.23%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.98%) ES6
16 8 (0.98%) F#
Qualifications
1 229 (28.17%) Degree
2 54 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) PhD
6 1 (0.12%) CFA
6 1 (0.12%) HND
6 1 (0.12%) MCSE
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.57%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (2.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.62%) Terraform
3 4 (0.49%) Ansible
3 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) Kibana
5 1 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 76 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.29%) Oracle
3 32 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 14 (1.72%) Google
5 13 (1.60%) Sybase
6 9 (1.11%) SAP
7 7 (0.86%) hybris
8 5 (0.62%) Adobe
8 5 (0.62%) Zend
9 4 (0.49%) Tableau
9 4 (0.49%) Talend
10 3 (0.37%) Facebook
10 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.37%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.25%) BT
11 2 (0.25%) Demandware
11 2 (0.25%) IBM
11 2 (0.25%) Software AG
11 2 (0.25%) Sun