Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 259 266
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 741 913 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.31% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.37% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 661 878 1,049
London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
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 66,027 66,743 82,512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.91% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 54,561 56,860 70,540
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 £90,000 £87,500 £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 18 February 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 February 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 -48 196 £37,500 +7.14% 29
West London +16 39 £32,500 +8.33% 14
South London -10 31 £30,000 -20.00% 3
East London -7 9 £40,000 +77.78% 3
North London +4 2 £23,500 -32.86% 3
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 360 (48.58%) C#
2 318 (42.91%) .NET
3 263 (35.49%) JavaScript
4 252 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
5 225 (30.36%) Degree
6 222 (29.96%) MVC
6 222 (29.96%) SQL
7 219 (29.55%) ASP.NET
8 217 (29.28%) Finance
9 211 (28.48%) HTML
10 208 (28.07%) SQL Server
11 206 (27.80%) Java
12 192 (25.91%) CSS
13 150 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 148 (19.97%) Computer Science
14 148 (19.97%) TDD
15 140 (18.89%) OO
16 129 (17.41%) Python
17 109 (14.71%) BDD
18 105 (14.17%) Banking
19 102 (13.77%) AngularJS
20 97 (13.09%) jQuery
21 91 (12.28%) Microsoft
22 89 (12.01%) Git (software)
23 81 (10.93%) Mathematics
23 81 (10.93%) Linux
24 79 (10.66%) PHP
25 78 (10.53%) Web Development
25 78 (10.53%) HTML5
26 77 (10.39%) WCF

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 16 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.75%) CMS
2 13 (1.75%) WordPress
3 12 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.08%) Drupal
6 8 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.94%) Apache
7 7 (0.94%) IIS
7 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.54%) Confluence
10 3 (0.40%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.27%) Jetty
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.67%) Magento
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Actimize
5 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.51%) GitHub
3 20 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.67%) SaaS
5 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.54%) npm
6 3 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.40%) PaaS
6 3 (0.40%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Firebase
7 2 (0.27%) Force.com
7 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.27%) Heroku
7 2 (0.27%) Serverless
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.13%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.80%) Internet
2 10 (1.35%) HTTP
3 4 (0.54%) DNS
4 3 (0.40%) SSL
5 2 (0.27%) FTP
5 2 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.29%) MySQL
3 48 (6.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 39 (5.26%) Big Data
4 39 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.16%) Blockchain
11 16 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.48%) NoSQL
15 9 (1.21%) HBase
16 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 89 (12.01%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.18%) NUnit
4 28 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.16%) Moq
6 14 (1.89%) JUnit
6 14 (1.89%) Selenium
7 13 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 12 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.21%) PHPUnit
12 8 (1.08%) Grunt
12 8 (1.08%) Plastic SCM
12 8 (1.08%) Subversion
13 7 (0.94%) gulp
13 7 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 217 (29.28%) Finance
2 105 (14.17%) Banking
3 74 (9.99%) Games
4 62 (8.37%) Marketing
5 46 (6.21%) Investment Banking
6 38 (5.13%) Front Office
7 17 (2.29%) Advertising
8 13 (1.75%) Legal
8 13 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.62%) Back Office
9 12 (1.62%) Retail
10 8 (1.08%) Publishing
11 7 (0.94%) Automotive
12 6 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.81%) Law
13 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.40%) Retail Finance
15 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (42.91%) .NET
2 219 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 211 (28.48%) HTML
4 192 (25.91%) CSS
5 150 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 102 (13.77%) AngularJS
7 97 (13.09%) jQuery
8 78 (10.53%) HTML5
9 77 (10.39%) React
9 77 (10.39%) WCF
10 70 (9.45%) Node.js
11 68 (9.18%) .NET Framework
12 53 (7.15%) REST
13 52 (7.02%) WPF
14 47 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 47 (6.34%) Web Services
15 39 (5.26%) J2EE
16 37 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (4.45%) XML
18 32 (4.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 148 (19.97%) Computer Science
2 73 (9.85%) Fintech
3 68 (9.18%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (4.72%) Hedge funds
5 31 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 30 (4.05%) User Experience
7 23 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.83%) Equities
9 16 (2.16%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.89%) Derivative
11 12 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.48%) Social Media
13 9 (1.21%) Bitcoin
13 9 (1.21%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.81%) Blog
16 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.93%) Linux
2 26 (3.51%) Windows
3 19 (2.56%) Unix
4 17 (2.29%) Android
4 17 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.54%) CentOS
6 3 (0.40%) Debian
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (29.96%) MVC
3 148 (19.97%) TDD
4 140 (18.89%) OO
5 109 (14.71%) BDD
6 81 (10.93%) Mathematics
7 78 (10.53%) Web Development
8 60 (8.10%) OOP
9 59 (7.96%) Front End Development
10 58 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 57 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 55 (7.42%) Scrum
13 54 (7.29%) Web Application Development
14 40 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (5.40%) Domain-Driven Design
15 38 (5.13%) Analytics
16 36 (4.86%) CQRS
17 34 (4.59%) CRM
18 32 (4.32%) DevOps
19 29 (3.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 360 (48.58%) C#
2 263 (35.49%) JavaScript
3 222 (29.96%) SQL
4 206 (27.80%) Java
5 129 (17.41%) Python
6 79 (10.66%) PHP
7 44 (5.94%) T-SQL
8 33 (4.45%) Scala
9 29 (3.91%) C++
10 22 (2.97%) Ruby
11 18 (2.43%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.43%) VBA
12 13 (1.75%) ES6
13 11 (1.48%) F#
14 9 (1.21%) Perl
15 6 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.81%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.67%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.67%) C
16 5 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 225 (30.36%) Degree
2 68 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.62%) MCSD
6 11 (1.48%) MCAD
6 11 (1.48%) MCP
6 11 (1.48%) MCTS
7 7 (0.94%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.54%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.27%) PhD
11 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) MiFID
3 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.27%) HDFS
2 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) Puppet
2 3 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.27%) Grafana
3 2 (0.27%) Graphite
3 2 (0.27%) Nagios
3 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.27%) Terraform
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 91 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.32%) Oracle
3 11 (1.48%) Zend
4 9 (1.21%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.08%) Google
5 8 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.81%) Twitter
7 5 (0.67%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.54%) Cadence
8 4 (0.54%) Charles River
8 4 (0.54%) Fidessa
8 4 (0.54%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.54%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.40%) Facebook
9 3 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.40%) Optimizely
9 3 (0.40%) Sybase
9 3 (0.40%) Talend