Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 802 832
Rank change year-on-year +10 +30 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 50 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.061% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.063% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 65
London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +19.66%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,000 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,375 £56,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.89%

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 70423 72714 85406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.96% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55426 62754 72552
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in London

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in London

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Engineer in London

Junior Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 25 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 +3 10 £45,000 +38.46%
West London - 1 £35,000 - 1
Junior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Junior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.00%) Java
4 23 (46.00%) Degree
5 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.00%) Node.js
7 17 (34.00%) AngularJS
7 17 (34.00%) TDD
8 16 (32.00%) C#
9 15 (30.00%) .NET
10 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
10 13 (26.00%) SQL
10 13 (26.00%) Scrum
11 12 (24.00%) React
12 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (20.00%) MVC
12 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
14 8 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
14 8 (16.00%) WCF
14 8 (16.00%) Python
15 7 (14.00%) Linux
15 7 (14.00%) HTML
15 7 (14.00%) jQuery
15 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure

Junior Software Engineer 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 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) PaaS
4 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.00%) GitHub
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Node.js
2 17 (34.00%) AngularJS
3 15 (30.00%) .NET
4 12 (24.00%) React
5 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (16.00%) WCF
8 7 (14.00%) HTML
8 7 (14.00%) jQuery
9 6 (12.00%) REST
10 5 (10.00%) XML
11 4 (8.00%) JSON
11 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.00%) Ajax
12 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 3 (6.00%) LINQ
13 2 (4.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Open Source
6 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) High Availability
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (8.00%) Microservices
8 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
10 2 (4.00%) CAD
10 2 (4.00%) OO
11 1 (2.00%) Information Security
11 1 (2.00%) OOP
11 1 (2.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) C#
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) C++
7 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.00%) Scala
8 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.00%) Go
9 3 (6.00%) PHP
9 3 (6.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) Erlang
10 1 (2.00%) ES6
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (8.00%) SEPA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Opsview
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Google
2 4 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle