Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 170 142
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1,571 1,624 1,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.16% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.28% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,375 1,756
London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,150 £52,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £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 65,630 71,257 76,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,436 55,799 66,074
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -26 286 £40,000 +14.29% 48
West London +13 87 £35,000 +7.69% 37
South London +4 36 £30,000 -14.29% 5
East London +1 21 £37,500 +15.38% 17
North London +7 12 £40,000 +40.35% 6
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 498 (31.70%) C#
2 431 (27.43%) Finance
3 428 (27.24%) SQL
4 390 (24.82%) .NET
5 372 (23.68%) Degree
6 361 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
7 350 (22.28%) Java
8 312 (19.86%) Computer Science
9 288 (18.33%) SQL Server
10 284 (18.08%) JavaScript
11 249 (15.85%) Python
12 227 (14.45%) Microsoft
13 213 (13.56%) HTML
13 213 (13.56%) Banking
14 203 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
15 189 (12.03%) CSS
16 187 (11.90%) OO
17 183 (11.65%) ASP.NET
18 182 (11.58%) MVC
19 181 (11.52%) TDD
20 180 (11.46%) Software Engineering
21 165 (10.50%) Windows
22 163 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
23 154 (9.80%) Linux
24 150 (9.55%) Mathematics
25 113 (7.19%) Git (software)
26 110 (7.00%) BDD
26 110 (7.00%) DevOps
27 108 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
28 107 (6.81%) CRM

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 30 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.53%) Apache Spark
2 24 (1.53%) Confluence
3 21 (1.34%) CMS
4 20 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 15 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 14 (0.89%) JBoss
7 12 (0.76%) Apache
7 12 (0.76%) IIS
7 12 (0.76%) WordPress
8 11 (0.70%) Drupal
9 9 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.57%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.32%) nginx
12 4 (0.25%) SAS
12 4 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 103 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.32%) InVision
9 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.064%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.064%) Revit
11 1 (0.064%) SPSS
11 1 (0.064%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 30 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.38%) Magento
6 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.13%) HFM
8 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.064%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.064%) Eikon
9 1 (0.064%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.064%) Odoo
9 1 (0.064%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.064%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.91%) SaaS
4 28 (1.78%) Office 365
5 21 (1.34%) Amazon S3
6 20 (1.27%) Serverless
7 18 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (0.95%) GitHub
9 15 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.45%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.38%) Google Play
16 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.55%) Internet
2 34 (2.16%) Firewall
3 22 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.27%) DNS
5 14 (0.89%) WAN
6 12 (0.76%) DHCP
6 12 (0.76%) LAN
7 10 (0.64%) HTTP
8 8 (0.51%) VPN
9 6 (0.38%) Broadband
9 6 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.38%) Intranet
9 6 (0.38%) Network Security
10 5 (0.32%) VLAN
11 4 (0.25%) FTP
11 4 (0.25%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.25%) SAN
11 4 (0.25%) SMS
12 3 (0.19%) SMTP
12 3 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.03%) Big Data
3 78 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (4.33%) Relational Database
5 66 (4.20%) MySQL
6 62 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 62 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.91%) Power BI
11 29 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.34%) Blockchain
14 18 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.76%) MongoDB
17 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 59 (3.76%) JIRA
4 38 (2.42%) Visual Studio
5 24 (1.53%) Plastic SCM
5 24 (1.53%) Subversion
5 24 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.27%) Selenium
7 16 (1.02%) Maven
8 13 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 12 (0.76%) RSpec
10 11 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.64%) JUnit
11 10 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (0.45%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.45%) Gradle
12 7 (0.45%) NUnit
12 7 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 431 (27.43%) Finance
2 213 (13.56%) Banking
3 102 (6.49%) Marketing
4 78 (4.96%) Retail
5 70 (4.46%) Games
6 68 (4.33%) Front Office
7 62 (3.95%) Investment Banking
8 56 (3.56%) Advertising
9 32 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.85%) Law
10 29 (1.85%) Legal
11 25 (1.59%) Back Office
12 23 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.76%) Publishing
14 10 (0.64%) Local Government
15 8 (0.51%) Billing
15 8 (0.51%) Retail Finance
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.38%) German Language
17 5 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (24.82%) .NET
2 213 (13.56%) HTML
3 189 (12.03%) CSS
4 183 (11.65%) ASP.NET
5 108 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 106 (6.75%) HTML5
7 96 (6.11%) AngularJS
8 87 (5.54%) .NET Framework
9 82 (5.22%) Web Services
10 75 (4.77%) XML
11 71 (4.52%) RESTful
11 71 (4.52%) WCF
12 65 (4.14%) React
13 59 (3.76%) jQuery
14 53 (3.37%) Node.js
15 52 (3.31%) CSS3
16 50 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 50 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (3.12%) Entity Framework
18 40 (2.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 312 (19.86%) Computer Science
2 163 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
4 89 (5.67%) Fintech
5 87 (5.54%) User Experience
6 83 (5.28%) Hedge funds
7 51 (3.25%) Algorithms
8 43 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
9 39 (2.48%) Data Structures
10 34 (2.16%) Derivative
11 31 (1.97%) Equities
12 29 (1.85%) Mobile App
13 27 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
15 17 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.89%) Management Information System
18 13 (0.83%) Replication
19 12 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
20 8 (0.51%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 165 (10.50%) Windows
2 154 (9.80%) Linux
3 37 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 28 (1.78%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.72%) Unix
6 21 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 17 (1.08%) Android
8 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.83%) CentOS
10 11 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.32%) HPUX
12 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.25%) Debian
14 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
3 187 (11.90%) OO
4 182 (11.58%) MVC
5 181 (11.52%) TDD
6 180 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 150 (9.55%) Mathematics
8 110 (7.00%) BDD
8 110 (7.00%) DevOps
9 107 (6.81%) CRM
10 94 (5.98%) Scrum
11 84 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
12 83 (5.28%) Analytics
12 83 (5.28%) Web Development
13 79 (5.03%) E-Commerce
14 75 (4.77%) OOP
15 70 (4.46%) SDLC
16 68 (4.33%) Project Management
16 68 (4.33%) Web Application Development
17 66 (4.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 498 (31.70%) C#
2 428 (27.24%) SQL
3 350 (22.28%) Java
4 284 (18.08%) JavaScript
5 249 (15.85%) Python
6 89 (5.67%) PHP
7 78 (4.96%) C++
8 77 (4.90%) Ruby
9 76 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 51 (3.25%) VBA
11 47 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 37 (2.36%) Scala
13 34 (2.16%) R
14 30 (1.91%) PowerShell
15 29 (1.85%) Go
16 27 (1.72%) Perl
17 20 (1.27%) Apex Code
18 19 (1.21%) Java 8
19 16 (1.02%) VB.NET
20 13 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 372 (23.68%) Degree
2 97 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (1.08%) PhD
5 16 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.70%) ISEB
6 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.64%) MCP
8 9 (0.57%) CCNA
8 9 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.45%) MCSE
11 6 (0.38%) CREST Certified
12 5 (0.32%) ACCA
12 5 (0.32%) CIMA
12 5 (0.32%) OSCP
13 4 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.22%) QA
2 27 (1.72%) SLA
3 13 (0.83%) PMO
4 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.45%) GCP
6 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.19%) GxP
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) GAAP
9 2 (0.13%) GDPR
9 2 (0.13%) IFRS
10 1 (0.064%) MiFID
10 1 (0.064%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.064%) PSD2
10 1 (0.064%) SEPA
System Software
1 68 (4.33%) Docker
2 58 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.25%) vSphere
6 3 (0.19%) Snort
6 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.13%) Squid
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.064%) KVM
8 1 (0.064%) oVirt
8 1 (0.064%) pfSense
8 1 (0.064%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.064%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (3.25%) Ansible
2 42 (2.67%) Terraform
3 41 (2.61%) Puppet
4 35 (2.23%) Kubernetes
5 31 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.32%) Salt
8 4 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.25%) Kibana
8 4 (0.25%) Nagios
8 4 (0.25%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.25%) vRealize
9 3 (0.19%) logstash
9 3 (0.19%) SCCM
10 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.13%) collectd
10 2 (0.13%) Graphite
11 1 (0.064%) Grafana
11 1 (0.064%) QRadar
11 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 227 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.71%) Oracle
3 55 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
4 36 (2.29%) Google
4 36 (2.29%) VMware
5 33 (2.10%) SAP
6 28 (1.78%) Cisco
7 27 (1.72%) Tableau
8 23 (1.46%) Sybase
9 22 (1.40%) hybris
10 18 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.08%) Adobe
12 10 (0.64%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.57%) NetApp
14 8 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (0.51%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.45%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.45%) HP
15 7 (0.45%) RedGate
15 7 (0.45%) Zend