Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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

Junior
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 170 136
Rank change year-on-year +22 -34 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1,581 1,622 1,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.34% 2.14% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.26% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,396 1,711
London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £52,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%

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 64,422 71,804 72,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.65% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52,877 56,428 63,108
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,000 £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% +4.40%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in London

Junior
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Junior in London

Junior
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in London

Junior
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 14 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 -35 301 £37,500 +7.14% 45
West London +32 108 £35,000 +7.69% 52
South London +5 35 £30,750 +2.50% 4
North London +13 12 £38,250 +34.21% 6
East London -1 12 £25,000 -37.50% 14
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 501 (31.69%) C#
2 402 (25.43%) SQL
3 399 (25.24%) Finance
4 382 (24.16%) .NET
5 379 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
6 373 (23.59%) Degree
7 347 (21.95%) Java
8 305 (19.29%) JavaScript
9 300 (18.98%) Computer Science
10 294 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 255 (16.13%) Python
12 208 (13.16%) HTML
13 194 (12.27%) Microsoft
14 191 (12.08%) Software Engineering
15 187 (11.83%) ASP.NET
16 186 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
17 184 (11.64%) Linux
17 184 (11.64%) TDD
17 184 (11.64%) MVC
18 179 (11.32%) CSS
19 152 (9.61%) Banking
19 152 (9.61%) Windows
20 151 (9.55%) OO
21 137 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
22 131 (8.29%) Mathematics
23 123 (7.78%) DevOps
24 121 (7.65%) AngularJS
25 117 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
26 111 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
27 104 (6.58%) User Experience

Junior 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 45 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.83%) CMS
3 27 (1.71%) Confluence
4 19 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.01%) Apache
6 14 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.89%) OpenStack
7 13 (0.82%) Drupal
7 13 (0.82%) JBoss
8 12 (0.76%) IIS
8 12 (0.76%) WordPress
9 11 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.51%) nginx
11 4 (0.25%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 85 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.32%) InVision
10 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.063%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.063%) SPSS
11 1 (0.063%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 22 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 10 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
4 9 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.19%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.19%) HFM
8 3 (0.19%) Magento
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) Shopify
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.063%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.063%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.063%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 117 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.78%) Office 365
4 43 (2.72%) SaaS
5 22 (1.39%) GitHub
5 22 (1.39%) Serverless
6 20 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (1.14%) Amazon S3
8 18 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (0.70%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.32%) PaaS
14 4 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.25%) IaaS
15 3 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.34%) Firewall
2 36 (2.28%) Internet
3 25 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.14%) WAN
5 16 (1.01%) LAN
6 14 (0.89%) DNS
7 12 (0.76%) VPN
8 10 (0.63%) MPLS
8 10 (0.63%) Network Security
9 9 (0.57%) HTTP
9 9 (0.57%) VLAN
10 7 (0.44%) DHCP
10 7 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.38%) VoIP
11 6 (0.38%) Wireless
12 5 (0.32%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.32%) SAN
13 4 (0.25%) Intranet
13 4 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 63 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 61 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 59 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
8 58 (3.67%) MySQL
9 54 (3.42%) Big Data
10 32 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (1.58%) Power BI
12 20 (1.27%) Blockchain
13 19 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (0.95%) PowerPivot
15 14 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Power View
17 12 (0.76%) Data Lake
18 11 (0.70%) MongoDB
18 11 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 103 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 61 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.67%) JIRA
4 30 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.27%) Plastic SCM
6 18 (1.14%) Maven
7 14 (0.89%) Subversion
8 13 (0.82%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.76%) Selenium
10 11 (0.70%) webpack
11 10 (0.63%) Gradle
12 8 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.44%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.38%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.38%) Grunt
14 6 (0.38%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.38%) NUnit
14 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 399 (25.24%) Finance
2 152 (9.61%) Banking
3 98 (6.20%) Marketing
4 79 (5.00%) Games
5 69 (4.36%) Retail
6 55 (3.48%) Advertising
7 41 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 40 (2.53%) Front Office
9 31 (1.96%) Legal
10 29 (1.83%) Law
11 26 (1.64%) Investment Banking
12 18 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.63%) Back Office
13 10 (0.63%) Publishing
14 9 (0.57%) Retail Finance
15 8 (0.51%) Local Government
16 6 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.32%) French Language
18 3 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (24.16%) .NET
2 208 (13.16%) HTML
3 187 (11.83%) ASP.NET
4 179 (11.32%) CSS
5 121 (7.65%) AngularJS
6 111 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (5.76%) HTML5
8 86 (5.44%) React
9 78 (4.93%) Web Services
10 70 (4.43%) Node.js
10 70 (4.43%) WCF
11 66 (4.17%) .NET Framework
12 61 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 60 (3.80%) RESTful
14 58 (3.67%) jQuery
15 57 (3.61%) REST
15 57 (3.61%) XML
16 56 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 47 (2.97%) Entity Framework
18 42 (2.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 300 (18.98%) Computer Science
2 137 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (6.58%) User Experience
4 94 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
5 85 (5.38%) Hedge funds
6 81 (5.12%) Fintech
7 56 (3.54%) Algorithms
8 54 (3.42%) Data Structures
9 42 (2.66%) Mobile App
10 36 (2.28%) Derivative
11 31 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
13 17 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.08%) Equities
14 14 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.70%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.63%) Online Games
16 10 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 184 (11.64%) Linux
2 152 (9.61%) Windows
3 35 (2.21%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.52%) Unix
4 24 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 23 (1.45%) CentOS
6 22 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.01%) Android
8 14 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.32%) Debian
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.063%) AIX
15 1 (0.063%) HPUX
15 1 (0.063%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (12.08%) Software Engineering
3 186 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 184 (11.64%) MVC
4 184 (11.64%) TDD
5 151 (9.55%) OO
6 131 (8.29%) Mathematics
7 123 (7.78%) DevOps
8 99 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
9 98 (6.20%) BDD
10 84 (5.31%) CRM
11 80 (5.06%) Scrum
12 72 (4.55%) Web Application Development
13 71 (4.49%) Microservices
14 70 (4.43%) Analytics
15 68 (4.30%) Web Development
16 66 (4.17%) Project Management
16 66 (4.17%) Test Automation
17 63 (3.98%) Front End Development
17 63 (3.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 501 (31.69%) C#
2 402 (25.43%) SQL
3 347 (21.95%) Java
4 305 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 255 (16.13%) Python
6 100 (6.33%) PHP
7 88 (5.57%) Ruby
8 69 (4.36%) C++
9 67 (4.24%) T-SQL
10 64 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.34%) R
12 30 (1.90%) VBA
13 28 (1.77%) Go
14 26 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.64%) Scala
15 19 (1.20%) Perl
15 19 (1.20%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.14%) Apex Code
17 15 (0.95%) C
18 14 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 373 (23.59%) Degree
2 86 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (0.63%) CCNA
5 10 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.51%) OSCP
6 8 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.44%) CREST Certified
7 7 (0.44%) MCP
7 7 (0.44%) PMP
8 6 (0.38%) ISEB
8 6 (0.38%) MCSE
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.38%) PhD
8 6 (0.38%) RHCE
8 6 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.05%) QA
2 19 (1.20%) SLA
3 12 (0.76%) PMO
4 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) COBIT
5 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.063%) MiFID
7 1 (0.063%) NIST 800
System Software
1 93 (5.88%) Docker
2 60 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.57%) vSphere
6 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.32%) XenApp
8 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.19%) Snort
9 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.19%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.063%) KVM
11 1 (0.063%) oVirt
11 1 (0.063%) Varnish
11 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (3.86%) Ansible
2 49 (3.10%) Puppet
3 43 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 43 (2.72%) Terraform
4 35 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.51%) Salt
5 8 (0.51%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.38%) vRealize
7 5 (0.32%) Kibana
8 4 (0.25%) Packer
8 4 (0.25%) SCCM
9 3 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.19%) logstash
9 3 (0.19%) Nagios
10 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.13%) collectd
10 2 (0.13%) Grafana
10 2 (0.13%) Graphite
10 2 (0.13%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 194 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 75 (4.74%) Oracle
3 49 (3.10%) VMware
4 47 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (2.47%) Google
6 35 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 33 (2.09%) Cisco
8 27 (1.71%) Tableau
9 25 (1.58%) SAP
10 19 (1.20%) Atlassian
11 15 (0.95%) Adobe
12 14 (0.89%) HP
13 13 (0.82%) Sybase
14 12 (0.76%) NetApp
15 11 (0.70%) hybris
16 10 (0.63%) Apple
17 9 (0.57%) Citrix
18 7 (0.44%) Facebook
18 7 (0.44%) IBM
18 7 (0.44%) MicroStrategy