Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 161 137
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1,527 1,526 1,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.43% 2.17% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.27% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,379 1,355 1,574
London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,450 £52,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £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 59,860 67,132 66,852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.32% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48,970 55,475 56,987
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -27 290 £35,000 - 67
West London +40 121 £35,000 +7.69% 39
South London -33 22 £28,500 -3.39% 8
North London +32 14 £36,500 +71.76% 4
East London +16 7 £25,000 -35.48% 18
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 468 (30.65%) C#
2 378 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 364 (23.84%) Degree
4 360 (23.58%) .NET
5 347 (22.72%) SQL
6 340 (22.27%) Java
7 339 (22.20%) JavaScript
8 312 (20.43%) Finance
9 266 (17.42%) Python
10 262 (17.16%) SQL Server
11 258 (16.90%) Computer Science
12 195 (12.77%) Linux
13 193 (12.64%) HTML
14 189 (12.38%) Microsoft
15 177 (11.59%) ASP.NET
16 176 (11.53%) CSS
17 171 (11.20%) Software Engineering
18 164 (10.74%) TDD
19 162 (10.61%) MVC
20 145 (9.50%) AngularJS
21 134 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
22 125 (8.19%) DevOps
23 123 (8.06%) Docker
24 118 (7.73%) OO
25 116 (7.60%) Mathematics
26 114 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
27 111 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
28 110 (7.20%) React
28 110 (7.20%) Windows
29 109 (7.14%) 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 42 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.03%) CMS
3 27 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.05%) Apache
4 16 (1.05%) Drupal
4 16 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.98%) Confluence
6 14 (0.92%) IIS
6 14 (0.92%) nginx
7 12 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.65%) WordPress
10 4 (0.26%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.13%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.13%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.26%) InVision
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.065%) InDesign
11 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.065%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.20%) LongView
4 3 (0.20%) Magento
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.13%) Shopify
5 2 (0.13%) Workfront
6 1 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.065%) Odoo
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 134 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (3.27%) SaaS
4 47 (3.08%) Office 365
5 46 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.11%) GitHub
7 14 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.79%) Serverless
9 10 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.46%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.39%) PaaS
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.26%) Akamai
14 4 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.26%) Data Lake Analytics
15 3 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.36%) Firewall
1 36 (2.36%) Internet
2 23 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.18%) LAN
4 17 (1.11%) WAN
5 15 (0.98%) VLAN
6 14 (0.92%) Wireless
7 12 (0.79%) MPLS
7 12 (0.79%) Network Security
7 12 (0.79%) VPN
8 8 (0.52%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.52%) VoIP
9 6 (0.39%) BGP
9 6 (0.39%) OSPF
9 6 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.33%) HTTP
10 5 (0.33%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.33%) WLAN
11 4 (0.26%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (3.73%) MySQL
4 56 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 49 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 47 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (2.95%) Relational Database
9 39 (2.55%) Big Data
9 39 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (1.77%) Power BI
11 23 (1.51%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.24%) MariaDB
13 17 (1.11%) Data Lake
14 14 (0.92%) Blockchain
14 14 (0.92%) Redis
15 13 (0.85%) Microsoft Power View
15 13 (0.85%) PowerPivot
15 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.14%) Jenkins
3 47 (3.08%) JIRA
4 24 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.31%) webpack
6 16 (1.05%) Maven
7 14 (0.92%) GitLab
8 12 (0.79%) Subversion
9 11 (0.72%) Gradle
9 11 (0.72%) Grunt
9 11 (0.72%) Jasmine
9 11 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.59%) NUnit
11 9 (0.59%) Selenium
12 8 (0.52%) Axure RP
12 8 (0.52%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.46%) Babel
13 7 (0.46%) gulp
General
1 312 (20.43%) Finance
2 91 (5.96%) Banking
3 81 (5.30%) Games
4 79 (5.17%) Marketing
5 72 (4.72%) Retail
6 45 (2.95%) Front Office
7 41 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.55%) Advertising
9 35 (2.29%) Legal
10 22 (1.44%) Law
11 20 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.65%) Publishing
14 8 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.52%) Retail Finance
15 5 (0.33%) Back Office
15 5 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.26%) Digital Economy
16 4 (0.26%) Local Government
17 2 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (23.58%) .NET
2 193 (12.64%) HTML
3 177 (11.59%) ASP.NET
4 176 (11.53%) CSS
5 145 (9.50%) AngularJS
6 114 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 110 (7.20%) React
8 83 (5.44%) Node.js
9 71 (4.65%) Web Services
10 67 (4.39%) HTML5
11 59 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (3.67%) WCF
13 55 (3.60%) .NET Framework
14 54 (3.54%) RESTful
15 52 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 51 (3.34%) jQuery
16 51 (3.34%) REST
17 45 (2.95%) Spring
18 42 (2.75%) Entity Framework
19 33 (2.16%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.14%) User Experience
2 93 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (5.50%) Fintech
4 74 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
5 63 (4.13%) Hedge funds
6 56 (3.67%) Data Structures
7 46 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 45 (2.95%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.96%) Derivative
10 27 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.11%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.52%) Online Games
15 7 (0.46%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.46%) PKI
15 7 (0.46%) Reinsurance
15 7 (0.46%) Renewable Energy
15 7 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 195 (12.77%) Linux
2 110 (7.20%) Windows
3 47 (3.08%) CentOS
4 32 (2.10%) Unix
5 27 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (1.70%) Android
7 25 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.57%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 16 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.26%) Debian
13 3 (0.20%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.065%) AIX
15 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (16.90%) Computer Science
3 171 (11.20%) Software Engineering
4 164 (10.74%) TDD
5 162 (10.61%) MVC
6 125 (8.19%) DevOps
7 118 (7.73%) OO
8 116 (7.60%) Mathematics
9 111 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
10 101 (6.61%) Microservices
11 93 (6.09%) BDD
12 81 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
13 80 (5.24%) Web Application Development
14 73 (4.78%) Web Development
15 69 (4.52%) Project Management
16 68 (4.45%) Scrum
17 67 (4.39%) Analytics
18 63 (4.13%) Front End Development
19 61 (3.99%) Test Automation
20 57 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 468 (30.65%) C#
2 347 (22.72%) SQL
3 340 (22.27%) Java
4 339 (22.20%) JavaScript
5 266 (17.42%) Python
6 90 (5.89%) PHP
7 75 (4.91%) Bash Shell
8 72 (4.72%) C++
9 68 (4.45%) Ruby
10 58 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 37 (2.42%) R
12 34 (2.23%) TypeScript
13 29 (1.90%) ES6
14 28 (1.83%) Scala
14 28 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.70%) C
16 25 (1.64%) VBA
17 22 (1.44%) PowerShell
18 20 (1.31%) Java 8
19 17 (1.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 364 (23.84%) Degree
2 77 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.92%) PhD
5 13 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.79%) OSCP
7 10 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 9 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.46%) CEH
9 7 (0.46%) CISSP
9 7 (0.46%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.39%) GIAC
10 6 (0.39%) GPEN
10 6 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.33%) PMP
11 5 (0.33%) Tigerscheme
12 4 (0.26%) CCNA
12 4 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.80%) QA
2 13 (0.85%) PMO
3 10 (0.65%) SLA
4 8 (0.52%) COBIT
5 7 (0.46%) SEPA
6 5 (0.33%) GDPR
7 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.13%) GxP
9 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 123 (8.06%) Docker
2 42 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.46%) vSphere
7 6 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.33%) XenApp
9 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.13%) KVM
10 2 (0.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.13%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.065%) Varnish
11 1 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 44 (2.88%) Ansible
3 41 (2.69%) Puppet
4 40 (2.62%) Terraform
5 19 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.39%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.33%) Grafana
7 5 (0.33%) Kibana
7 5 (0.33%) Nexpose
8 4 (0.26%) Salt
8 4 (0.26%) vRealize
9 3 (0.20%) Packer
10 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.13%) logstash
10 2 (0.13%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.13%) Malwarebytes
10 2 (0.13%) Nagios
11 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 189 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 59 (3.86%) Red Hat
3 56 (3.67%) Google
4 45 (2.95%) Oracle
5 40 (2.62%) VMware
6 29 (1.90%) Cisco
7 22 (1.44%) SAP
8 19 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.11%) HP
10 16 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.92%) Tableau
12 12 (0.79%) Adobe
13 9 (0.59%) Juniper
14 8 (0.52%) Apple
14 8 (0.52%) Palo Alto
15 7 (0.46%) Citrix
15 7 (0.46%) Facebook
15 7 (0.46%) Fortinet
15 7 (0.46%) NetApp
16 6 (0.39%) Splunk