Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 156 144
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1,602 1,666 1,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.25% 2.28% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.39% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,429 1,836
London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +4.84%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £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 67,900 69,694 79,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,216 56,524 69,373
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -13 331 £40,000 +14.29% 34
West London 0 76 £35,000 +7.69% 27
South London +5 40 £30,000 -14.29% 5
East London +11 30 £36,750 +13.08% 12
North London -1 6 £35,000 +22.81% 1
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 496 (30.96%) C#
2 431 (26.90%) SQL
3 420 (26.22%) Finance
3 420 (26.22%) Degree
4 379 (23.66%) .NET
5 347 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (20.79%) Java
7 329 (20.54%) Computer Science
8 306 (19.10%) JavaScript
9 262 (16.35%) Python
10 260 (16.23%) SQL Server
11 247 (15.42%) HTML
12 230 (14.36%) Banking
13 217 (13.55%) CSS
14 204 (12.73%) OO
15 201 (12.55%) Microsoft
16 194 (12.11%) ASP.NET
17 190 (11.86%) MVC
18 187 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
19 186 (11.61%) Windows
20 176 (10.99%) TDD
21 161 (10.05%) Software Engineering
22 157 (9.80%) Linux
23 156 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
24 149 (9.30%) Mathematics
25 133 (8.30%) Git (software)
26 120 (7.49%) BDD
27 118 (7.37%) DevOps
28 115 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
29 113 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree

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 29 (1.81%) Apache Spark
2 22 (1.37%) Confluence
3 20 (1.25%) CMS
4 19 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.19%) WordPress
5 15 (0.94%) IIS
6 12 (0.75%) Apache
6 12 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.50%) Drupal
8 8 (0.50%) JBoss
9 5 (0.31%) nginx
10 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.25%) SAS
10 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.25%) InVision
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.062%) Revit
10 1 (0.062%) SPSS
10 1 (0.062%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 27 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.69%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.19%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.19%) FastStats
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.12%) HFM
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.062%) Eikon
9 1 (0.062%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.062%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.062%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.81%) SaaS
4 22 (1.37%) GitHub
5 21 (1.31%) Office 365
6 17 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.87%) Serverless
8 11 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.31%) Google Play
13 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.25%) npm
13 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.25%) Internet
2 40 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 36 (2.25%) Firewall
4 34 (2.12%) DNS
5 23 (1.44%) DHCP
6 19 (1.19%) WAN
7 17 (1.06%) HTTP
7 17 (1.06%) LAN
8 14 (0.87%) VPN
9 12 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (0.50%) Network Security
11 7 (0.44%) Intranet
11 7 (0.44%) SMS
12 6 (0.37%) Broadband
12 6 (0.37%) VLAN
13 5 (0.31%) FTP
13 5 (0.31%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.25%) Skype
15 3 (0.19%) Sourcefire
15 3 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 95 (5.93%) Big Data
3 85 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (3.81%) MySQL
5 59 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 50 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 35 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 29 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (1.62%) Blockchain
13 25 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.31%) Power BI
14 21 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (0.94%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.69%) MongoDB
17 11 (0.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 133 (8.30%) Git (software)
2 62 (3.87%) JIRA
3 53 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 46 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (2.12%) Selenium
5 34 (2.12%) Visual Studio
6 33 (2.06%) Plastic SCM
7 25 (1.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 24 (1.50%) Subversion
9 19 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.19%) JUnit
10 18 (1.12%) Maven
11 15 (0.94%) NUnit
11 15 (0.94%) RSpec
12 11 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.56%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.50%) Moq
15 8 (0.50%) TestRail
General
1 420 (26.22%) Finance
2 230 (14.36%) Banking
3 104 (6.49%) Marketing
4 75 (4.68%) Front Office
5 74 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 62 (3.87%) Games
7 57 (3.56%) Retail
8 53 (3.31%) Advertising
9 38 (2.37%) Back Office
10 30 (1.87%) Law
11 29 (1.81%) Telecoms
12 27 (1.69%) Legal
13 21 (1.31%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.94%) Publishing
15 10 (0.62%) Local Government
16 8 (0.50%) Billing
17 7 (0.44%) Electronics
18 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (23.66%) .NET
2 247 (15.42%) HTML
3 217 (13.55%) CSS
4 194 (12.11%) ASP.NET
5 115 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 110 (6.87%) HTML5
7 95 (5.93%) .NET Framework
8 87 (5.43%) AngularJS
9 81 (5.06%) RESTful
10 79 (4.93%) React
11 78 (4.87%) XML
12 74 (4.62%) WCF
13 67 (4.18%) jQuery
14 65 (4.06%) Web Services
15 63 (3.93%) Node.js
16 53 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 46 (2.87%) CSS3
18 44 (2.75%) WPF
19 42 (2.62%) LINQ
20 41 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 329 (20.54%) Computer Science
2 156 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (6.49%) Hedge funds
4 101 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
5 99 (6.18%) Fintech
6 66 (4.12%) User Experience
7 60 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
8 43 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 39 (2.43%) Equities
10 38 (2.37%) Mobile App
11 29 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 28 (1.75%) Derivative
13 26 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
14 19 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.12%) Fixed Income
16 17 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
17 14 (0.87%) Blackberry
18 13 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 186 (11.61%) Windows
2 157 (9.80%) Linux
3 58 (3.62%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 26 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.56%) Unix
8 24 (1.50%) Android
9 18 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.69%) CentOS
11 9 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.31%) HPUX
13 5 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.25%) Debian
14 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (12.73%) OO
3 190 (11.86%) MVC
4 187 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
5 176 (10.99%) TDD
6 161 (10.05%) Software Engineering
7 149 (9.30%) Mathematics
8 120 (7.49%) BDD
9 118 (7.37%) DevOps
10 108 (6.74%) Scrum
11 98 (6.12%) Analytics
12 89 (5.56%) CRM
12 89 (5.56%) OOP
13 86 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 86 (5.37%) Web Development
14 77 (4.81%) Multithreading
15 76 (4.74%) Project Management
16 74 (4.62%) Test Automation
17 66 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
18 65 (4.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 496 (30.96%) C#
2 431 (26.90%) SQL
3 333 (20.79%) Java
4 306 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 262 (16.35%) Python
6 84 (5.24%) C++
7 76 (4.74%) Ruby
8 72 (4.49%) PHP
9 63 (3.93%) T-SQL
10 57 (3.56%) VBA
11 45 (2.81%) Scala
12 42 (2.62%) Bash Shell
13 35 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 33 (2.06%) Perl
15 29 (1.81%) Java 8
16 26 (1.62%) R
17 23 (1.44%) Go
18 17 (1.06%) C
19 15 (0.94%) Apex Code
19 15 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 420 (26.22%) Degree
2 113 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.00%) PhD
8 13 (0.81%) MCP
9 11 (0.69%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.56%) CCNA
10 9 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.44%) ISEB
11 7 (0.44%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.37%) GIAC
12 6 (0.37%) MCSE
13 5 (0.31%) ACCA
13 5 (0.31%) CIMA
13 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.49%) QA
2 23 (1.44%) SLA
3 15 (0.94%) PMO
4 12 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.25%) GCP
6 4 (0.25%) MiFID
6 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.19%) GDPR
7 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.12%) GAAP
8 2 (0.12%) IFRS
9 1 (0.062%) EMIR
9 1 (0.062%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.062%) PSD2
9 1 (0.062%) SEPA
System Software
1 72 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 60 (3.75%) Docker
3 21 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.19%) Snort
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Squid
7 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.062%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.062%) KVM
8 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.062%) oVirt
8 1 (0.062%) pfSense
8 1 (0.062%) Xen
8 1 (0.062%) XenApp
8 1 (0.062%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (2.06%) Ansible
1 33 (2.06%) Puppet
2 29 (1.81%) Terraform
3 28 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 27 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.44%) Nagios
7 4 (0.25%) CSIRT
7 4 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.25%) Nessus
7 4 (0.25%) QRadar
7 4 (0.25%) SCCM
8 3 (0.19%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.19%) Salt
9 2 (0.12%) Grafana
9 2 (0.12%) Graphite
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.062%) Consul
10 1 (0.062%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.062%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 201 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.24%) Oracle
3 46 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (2.56%) VMware
5 36 (2.25%) SAP
6 34 (2.12%) Google
7 30 (1.87%) Cisco
8 27 (1.69%) Sybase
9 24 (1.50%) hybris
10 21 (1.31%) Adobe
11 20 (1.25%) Bloomberg
12 17 (1.06%) Tableau
13 15 (0.94%) NetApp
14 13 (0.81%) Reuters
15 12 (0.75%) Nimble Storage
16 11 (0.69%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.62%) Apple
17 10 (0.62%) ServiceNow
18 8 (0.50%) Atlassian
19 7 (0.44%) RedGate