Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 326 292
Rank change year-on-year +36 -34 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 776 760 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.02% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.08% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 705 667 894
London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £25,350 £23,750 £22,975
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £54,625
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 66,544 70,456 77,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 94.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,993 55,919 67,608
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 18 August 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 August 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 -18 175 £45,000 +24.14% 24
South London +5 26 £30,000 -20.00%
West London +26 24 £32,500 +8.33% 18
East London -9 9 £26,250 -22.22% 7
North London +4 6 £40,000 +40.35% 3
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 380 (48.97%) C#
2 326 (42.01%) .NET
3 249 (32.09%) Finance
4 242 (31.19%) Java
5 237 (30.54%) SQL
6 222 (28.61%) JavaScript
6 222 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (25.39%) Degree
8 194 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 189 (24.36%) HTML
10 180 (23.20%) ASP.NET
11 175 (22.55%) MVC
11 175 (22.55%) Computer Science
12 161 (20.75%) CSS
13 155 (19.97%) Banking
14 152 (19.59%) OO
15 151 (19.46%) Python
16 149 (19.20%) TDD
17 107 (13.79%) Git (software)
18 102 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 98 (12.63%) HTML5
20 93 (11.98%) Software Engineering
21 91 (11.73%) BDD
22 89 (11.47%) Greenfield Project
23 88 (11.34%) Mathematics
24 87 (11.21%) Microsoft
25 84 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
26 81 (10.44%) .NET Framework
27 75 (9.66%) AngularJS
28 70 (9.02%) Web Development

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 19 (2.45%) CMS
2 17 (2.19%) Confluence
3 15 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.42%) WordPress
5 10 (1.29%) IIS
5 10 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.16%) Apache
7 5 (0.64%) Drupal
7 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.39%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.13%) Moodle
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.93%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (1.03%) Magento
5 7 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.68%) GitHub
4 6 (0.77%) Google Play
5 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.64%) SaaS
6 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.52%) Serverless
7 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.39%) npm
8 2 (0.26%) Office 365
8 2 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Force.com
9 1 (0.13%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.54%) Internet
2 10 (1.29%) HTTP
3 7 (0.90%) DNS
3 7 (0.90%) Intranet
4 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.52%) Broadband
5 4 (0.52%) FTP
5 4 (0.52%) SMS
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (6.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 50 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 47 (6.06%) Big Data
6 36 (4.64%) MySQL
7 35 (4.51%) NoSQL
8 29 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
10 19 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.80%) Blockchain
14 9 (1.16%) Power BI
14 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.03%) Redis
16 7 (0.90%) GIS
17 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 107 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (3.74%) Plastic SCM
4 25 (3.22%) Visual Studio
5 21 (2.71%) Subversion
5 21 (2.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 19 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.45%) JIRA
7 9 (1.16%) JUnit
7 9 (1.16%) NUnit
8 7 (0.90%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.77%) Gradle
9 6 (0.77%) Maven
9 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.64%) Moq
10 5 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 249 (32.09%) Finance
2 155 (19.97%) Banking
3 57 (7.35%) Front Office
4 54 (6.96%) Games
5 52 (6.70%) Marketing
6 50 (6.44%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.61%) Back Office
8 18 (2.32%) Retail
9 15 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.80%) Advertising
11 10 (1.29%) Law
12 7 (0.90%) Publishing
13 6 (0.77%) Legal
14 4 (0.52%) Retail Finance
14 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.13%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (42.01%) .NET
2 189 (24.36%) HTML
3 180 (23.20%) ASP.NET
4 161 (20.75%) CSS
5 102 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 98 (12.63%) HTML5
7 81 (10.44%) .NET Framework
8 75 (9.66%) AngularJS
9 66 (8.51%) RESTful
10 64 (8.25%) WCF
11 58 (7.47%) React
12 57 (7.35%) jQuery
13 54 (6.96%) Web Services
14 51 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 47 (6.06%) XML
16 46 (5.93%) CSS3
17 45 (5.80%) Node.js
17 45 (5.80%) WPF
18 36 (4.64%) LINQ
19 35 (4.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 175 (22.55%) Computer Science
2 89 (11.47%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (8.76%) Hedge funds
4 66 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (6.44%) User Experience
6 45 (5.80%) Fintech
7 38 (4.90%) Algorithms
8 26 (3.35%) Derivative
8 26 (3.35%) Equities
9 24 (3.09%) Data Structures
10 20 (2.58%) Mobile App
11 16 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.80%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (1.29%) Analytical Mindset
16 7 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
17 6 (0.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 6 (0.77%) Market Risk
18 5 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.22%) Linux
2 47 (6.06%) Windows
3 10 (1.29%) Android
4 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.39%) Unix
5 2 (0.26%) CentOS
5 2 (0.26%) Debian
6 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (22.55%) MVC
3 152 (19.59%) OO
4 149 (19.20%) TDD
5 93 (11.98%) Software Engineering
6 91 (11.73%) BDD
7 88 (11.34%) Mathematics
8 84 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (9.02%) Web Development
10 65 (8.38%) Multithreading
11 60 (7.73%) Scrum
12 58 (7.47%) Web Application Development
13 54 (6.96%) Front End Development
14 47 (6.06%) OOP
15 46 (5.93%) SDLC
16 41 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.28%) CRM
17 34 (4.38%) E-Commerce
18 33 (4.25%) DevOps
18 33 (4.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 380 (48.97%) C#
2 242 (31.19%) Java
3 237 (30.54%) SQL
4 222 (28.61%) JavaScript
5 151 (19.46%) Python
6 63 (8.12%) PHP
7 55 (7.09%) C++
8 48 (6.19%) Ruby
9 35 (4.51%) T-SQL
10 31 (3.99%) VBA
11 25 (3.22%) Scala
12 22 (2.84%) R
13 21 (2.71%) Apex Code
14 15 (1.93%) Java 8
15 13 (1.68%) Perl
16 11 (1.42%) ES6
17 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
19 6 (0.77%) XQuery
20 5 (0.64%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 197 (25.39%) Degree
2 45 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.77%) Master's Degree
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.64%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.39%) MCAD
6 3 (0.39%) MCP
6 3 (0.39%) MCSD
6 3 (0.39%) MCTS
7 2 (0.26%) HND
7 2 (0.26%) PhD
7 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) CFA
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.74%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) GCP
4 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (2.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Squid
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.03%) Terraform
2 5 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.39%) Ansible
4 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Kibana
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 87 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.09%) Oracle
3 36 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (2.45%) SAP
4 19 (2.45%) Sybase
5 16 (2.06%) hybris
6 13 (1.68%) Google
7 7 (0.90%) Zend
8 5 (0.64%) Tableau
9 4 (0.52%) Adobe
9 4 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.39%) Facebook
11 2 (0.26%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.26%) BT
11 2 (0.26%) Capita
11 2 (0.26%) IBM
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.26%) Talend
11 2 (0.26%) TIBCO