Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 141 135
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1610 1813 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.14% 2.42% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.52% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1680 2013
London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 2017.

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 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 -14 367 £35,000 - 34
West London +15 95 £32,500 +12.07% 9
South London -19 30 £30,000 +3.45% 5
East London -12 15 £40,000 +23.08% 2
North London +12 11 £28,500 -18.57%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 556 (34.53%) Degree
2 485 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (27.52%) Finance
4 418 (25.96%) SQL
5 388 (24.10%) C#
6 366 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 345 (21.43%) .NET
8 330 (20.50%) Java
9 307 (19.07%) HTML
10 281 (17.45%) SQL Server
11 268 (16.65%) Computer Science
12 256 (15.90%) CSS
13 244 (15.16%) Microsoft
14 242 (15.03%) MVC
15 220 (13.66%) Windows
16 207 (12.86%) Linux
17 205 (12.73%) ASP.NET
18 201 (12.48%) Python
18 201 (12.48%) TDD
19 196 (12.17%) Banking
20 174 (10.81%) AngularJS
21 152 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
22 150 (9.32%) Scrum
23 148 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
24 140 (8.70%) OO
25 132 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
26 126 (7.83%) Mathematics
27 124 (7.70%) BDD
28 123 (7.64%) Marketing
28 123 (7.64%) Software Engineering

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 66 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 28 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (1.43%) CMS
6 19 (1.18%) WordPress
7 18 (1.12%) Apache
8 17 (1.06%) IIS
9 14 (0.87%) Confluence
10 13 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.81%) Moodle
10 13 (0.81%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.62%) Drupal
13 9 (0.56%) JBoss
13 9 (0.56%) SAS
14 8 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 77 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.56%) InDesign
8 6 (0.37%) InVision
8 6 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.25%) SPSS
11 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.062%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 24 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.75%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.31%) HFM
6 4 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
6 4 (0.25%) Magento
6 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.062%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.062%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.062%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 99 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (3.79%) Office 365
4 29 (1.80%) SaaS
5 27 (1.68%) GitHub
6 12 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (0.75%) Dropbox
7 11 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.62%) PaaS
9 7 (0.43%) npm
10 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.31%) IaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.25%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.19%) G Suite
13 3 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.78%) Firewall
2 69 (4.29%) Internet
3 59 (3.66%) DNS
4 50 (3.11%) DHCP
4 50 (3.11%) LAN
5 48 (2.98%) TCP/IP
5 48 (2.98%) WAN
6 40 (2.48%) VPN
7 34 (2.11%) MPLS
8 17 (1.06%) Wireless
9 15 (0.93%) Network Security
10 13 (0.81%) SSL
11 11 (0.68%) FTP
12 7 (0.43%) Broadband
12 7 (0.43%) VoIP
13 5 (0.31%) LDAP
13 5 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.25%) Multicast
14 4 (0.25%) Unicast
15 3 (0.19%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.34%) MySQL
3 66 (4.10%) Big Data
4 60 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 46 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 37 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 33 (2.05%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (1.12%) Blockchain
14 17 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 101 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.11%) JIRA
2 50 (3.11%) Visual Studio
3 36 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.93%) NUnit
5 28 (1.74%) Grunt
5 28 (1.74%) Selenium
6 25 (1.55%) gulp
7 21 (1.30%) Moq
8 18 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 16 (0.99%) PHPUnit
10 15 (0.93%) JUnit
10 15 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.87%) Maven
12 12 (0.75%) Bower
12 12 (0.75%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.75%) webpack
13 11 (0.68%) Subversion
14 10 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 443 (27.52%) Finance
2 196 (12.17%) Banking
3 123 (7.64%) Marketing
4 100 (6.21%) Games
5 62 (3.85%) Front Office
6 59 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 55 (3.42%) Retail
8 44 (2.73%) Advertising
9 43 (2.67%) Telecoms
10 33 (2.05%) Back Office
11 31 (1.93%) Legal
12 27 (1.68%) Automotive
13 21 (1.30%) Law
14 20 (1.24%) Financial Institution
15 19 (1.18%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.68%) International Banking
16 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.56%) Electronics
18 7 (0.43%) German Language
18 7 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (21.43%) .NET
2 307 (19.07%) HTML
3 256 (15.90%) CSS
4 205 (12.73%) ASP.NET
5 174 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 148 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 111 (6.89%) jQuery
8 92 (5.71%) HTML5
9 87 (5.40%) Node.js
10 77 (4.78%) React
11 76 (4.72%) Web Services
12 74 (4.60%) REST
13 72 (4.47%) WCF
14 63 (3.91%) XML
15 58 (3.60%) .NET Framework
15 58 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 58 (3.60%) CSS3
16 55 (3.42%) Spring
17 49 (3.04%) J2EE
18 47 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 268 (16.65%) Computer Science
2 132 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (5.22%) User Experience
4 73 (4.53%) Fintech
5 64 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 38 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 27 (1.68%) Equities
10 25 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (1.49%) Derivative
12 23 (1.43%) Social Media
13 19 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.12%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.99%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.81%) PMI
17 12 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
18 11 (0.68%) Blackberry
19 8 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 220 (13.66%) Windows
2 207 (12.86%) Linux
3 91 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 74 (4.60%) Windows 7
5 67 (4.16%) Unix
6 46 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (2.36%) Android
8 36 (2.24%) Windows 10
9 34 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 30 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.87%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.50%) Solaris
14 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.37%) CentOS
16 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (15.03%) MVC
3 201 (12.48%) TDD
4 150 (9.32%) Scrum
5 140 (8.70%) OO
6 126 (7.83%) Mathematics
7 124 (7.70%) BDD
8 123 (7.64%) Software Engineering
9 120 (7.45%) DevOps
10 109 (6.77%) Front End Development
11 99 (6.15%) Project Management
12 95 (5.90%) Web Development
13 91 (5.65%) Analytics
14 79 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (4.47%) OOP
16 65 (4.04%) E-Commerce
17 62 (3.85%) Web Application Development
18 59 (3.66%) Test Automation
19 55 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
20 51 (3.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 418 (25.96%) SQL
2 388 (24.10%) C#
3 366 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 330 (20.50%) Java
5 201 (12.48%) Python
6 118 (7.33%) PHP
7 70 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 57 (3.54%) C++
9 39 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 38 (2.36%) Ruby
10 38 (2.36%) VBA
11 35 (2.17%) Scala
12 27 (1.68%) R
13 24 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.43%) Groovy
15 21 (1.30%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.24%) Perl
16 20 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 15 (0.93%) ES6
18 13 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 556 (34.53%) Degree
2 152 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
4 35 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.49%) MCP
6 22 (1.37%) MCSD
7 19 (1.18%) MCTS
8 18 (1.12%) MCAD
9 16 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.93%) CCNA
11 13 (0.81%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.75%) PhD
12 12 (0.75%) Security Cleared
13 10 (0.62%) GCIH
13 10 (0.62%) PMP
14 9 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.50%) CISSP
15 8 (0.50%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.40%) QA
2 36 (2.24%) SLA
3 23 (1.43%) PMO
4 12 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.56%) SEPA
6 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 1 (0.062%) COBIT
11 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
System Software
1 102 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.42%) Docker
5 14 (0.87%) KVM
5 14 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.87%) Xen
6 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.25%) vSphere
8 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.062%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (2.42%) Ansible
2 34 (2.11%) Puppet
3 29 (1.80%) Kubernetes
4 27 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.93%) SCCM
6 11 (0.68%) CSIRT
6 11 (0.68%) Nessus
6 11 (0.68%) QRadar
7 8 (0.50%) Opsview
7 8 (0.50%) SCOM
8 7 (0.43%) Terraform
9 6 (0.37%) WSUS
10 4 (0.25%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.19%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.19%) Nmap
11 3 (0.19%) WebInspect
12 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 244 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.22%) VMware
3 63 (3.91%) Oracle
4 39 (2.42%) Google
5 32 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (1.61%) Cisco
7 24 (1.49%) Citrix
7 24 (1.49%) Splunk
8 21 (1.30%) SAP
9 20 (1.24%) Tableau
10 18 (1.12%) Adobe
11 17 (1.06%) Charles River
12 16 (0.99%) Juniper
13 14 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.87%) Twitter
13 14 (0.87%) Zend
14 11 (0.68%) Cognos
15 10 (0.62%) Hyperion
16 9 (0.56%) Tagetik
17 8 (0.50%) BeyondTrust