The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / London
Rank 129 136 150
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 814 998 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.42% 2.38% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.48% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 717 928 780
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Junior in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 132 £36,500 -2.66% 23
Southwark +3 10 £30,000 +26.31%
Bromley +1 8 £37,500 +66.66%
Croydon +13 6 £17,000 -24.44% 3
Wembley +5 6 £19,750 -31.30%
Kingston Upon Thames +13 4 £37,500 +102.70% 1
Hammersmith -8 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Uxbridge +10 3 £30,750 +36.66% 1
Wimbledon +9 3 £40,000 +40.35%
Mitcham - 2 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £42,500 -
Hackney - 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £34,500 -
West End of London +10 1 £35,000 +28.44% 5
Teddington +8 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Ilford -3 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Feltham - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 £24,000 -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 541 (32.16%) Degree
2 508 (30.20%) Finance
3 502 (29.85%) SQL
4 485 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
5 471 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 428 (25.45%) C#
7 376 (22.35%) .NET
8 368 (21.88%) Java
9 354 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 331 (19.68%) HTML
10 331 (19.68%) Computer Science
11 305 (18.13%) CSS
12 265 (15.76%) Python
13 250 (14.86%) Linux
14 245 (14.57%) Microsoft
15 244 (14.51%) TDD
16 223 (13.26%) ASP.NET
17 222 (13.20%) MVC
18 202 (12.01%) Banking
19 200 (11.89%) AngularJS
20 190 (11.30%) Windows
21 181 (10.76%) Fintech
22 172 (10.23%) MS Excel
23 168 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
24 157 (9.33%) C++
25 148 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
26 130 (7.73%) OO
27 128 (7.61%) Software Engineering
28 122 (7.25%) Marketing
29 120 (7.13%) Oracle

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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 28 (1.66%) MS Exchange
2 24 (1.43%) IIS
3 23 (1.37%) Apache
4 21 (1.25%) WordPress
5 19 (1.13%) Jetty
6 17 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.89%) CMS
9 14 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.65%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.59%) Drupal
11 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.48%) nginx
12 8 (0.48%) SAS
13 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.24%) JBoss
14 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 172 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.63%) MS Office
3 22 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.36%) MS Project
6 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.36%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.24%) SPSS
9 2 (0.12%) InDesign
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.54%) thinkFolio
2 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.42%) SAP MM
3 7 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.42%) SAP SRM
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.18%) CaseMap
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) Relativity
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.78%) SaaS
4 29 (1.72%) Office 365
5 20 (1.19%) GitHub
6 10 (0.59%) Slack
7 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.36%) Force.com
10 5 (0.30%) Heroku
11 4 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.18%) AdWords
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.18%) G Suite
12 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.12%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.09%) Internet
2 40 (2.38%) Firewall
3 29 (1.72%) DNS
4 26 (1.55%) SSL
4 26 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.43%) DHCP
5 24 (1.43%) LAN
5 24 (1.43%) WAN
6 23 (1.37%) VPN
7 21 (1.25%) VoIP
8 18 (1.07%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.71%) HTTP
9 12 (0.71%) MPLS
10 11 (0.65%) Intranet
10 11 (0.65%) Network Security
11 10 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.36%) Broadband
12 6 (0.36%) SAN
12 6 (0.36%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.70%) MySQL
3 69 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 58 (3.45%) Big Data
5 57 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 49 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 48 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 39 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (2.14%) Power BI
14 25 (1.49%) QlikView
15 21 (1.25%) Pentaho
16 20 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
17 17 (1.01%) DB2
18 16 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
19 15 (0.89%) Redis
20 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 111 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 65 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 51 (3.03%) JIRA
4 47 (2.79%) Selenium
5 45 (2.68%) Maven
6 39 (2.32%) Visual Studio
7 34 (2.02%) NUnit
8 32 (1.90%) Subversion
9 30 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (1.55%) Moq
11 23 (1.37%) JUnit
12 19 (1.13%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.07%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (0.95%) Grunt
15 16 (0.95%) IntelliJ
15 16 (0.95%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.89%) CruiseControl
17 13 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (0.71%) Cucumber
General
1 508 (30.20%) Finance
2 202 (12.01%) Banking
3 122 (7.25%) Marketing
4 98 (5.83%) Games
5 84 (4.99%) Investment Banking
6 82 (4.88%) Retail
7 77 (4.58%) Legal
8 71 (4.22%) Telecoms
9 52 (3.09%) Front Office
10 38 (2.26%) Advertising
11 31 (1.84%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.25%) Automotive
13 20 (1.19%) Aerospace
14 19 (1.13%) Law
15 17 (1.01%) Publishing
16 11 (0.65%) Billing
17 8 (0.48%) Back Office
18 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.36%) General Ledger
20 5 (0.30%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (22.35%) .NET
2 331 (19.68%) HTML
3 305 (18.13%) CSS
4 223 (13.26%) ASP.NET
5 200 (11.89%) AngularJS
6 148 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 116 (6.90%) jQuery
8 99 (5.89%) HTML5
9 95 (5.65%) Web Services
10 92 (5.47%) React
11 83 (4.93%) Node.js
11 83 (4.93%) XML
12 69 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 68 (4.04%) Spring
14 67 (3.98%) WCF
15 65 (3.86%) CSS3
16 63 (3.75%) .NET Framework
17 61 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 59 (3.51%) J2EE
19 48 (2.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 331 (19.68%) Computer Science
2 181 (10.76%) Fintech
3 168 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 41 (2.44%) User Experience
6 38 (2.26%) Equities
7 31 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 27 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.37%) Blackberry
11 22 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.95%) Smartphone
14 15 (0.89%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.89%) Derivative
14 15 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.83%) e-Learning
16 13 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (14.86%) Linux
2 190 (11.30%) Windows
3 105 (6.24%) Unix
4 64 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 48 (2.85%) Android
6 45 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 30 (1.78%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.19%) Solaris
9 19 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.59%) CentOS
13 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.18%) Debian
17 2 (0.12%) VMS
18 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (14.51%) TDD
3 222 (13.20%) MVC
4 130 (7.73%) OO
5 128 (7.61%) Software Engineering
6 120 (7.13%) BDD
7 119 (7.07%) DevOps
8 113 (6.72%) Scrum
9 112 (6.66%) Mathematics
10 102 (6.06%) Web Development
11 98 (5.83%) OOP
12 95 (5.65%) Project Management
13 94 (5.59%) E-Commerce
14 91 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (5.17%) Data Management
16 76 (4.52%) Front End Development
16 76 (4.52%) SDLC
17 72 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
18 68 (4.04%) Analytics
19 58 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 502 (29.85%) SQL
2 471 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 428 (25.45%) C#
4 368 (21.88%) Java
5 265 (15.76%) Python
6 157 (9.33%) C++
7 74 (4.40%) PHP
8 67 (3.98%) T-SQL
9 63 (3.75%) Ruby
10 57 (3.39%) Perl
11 45 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 35 (2.08%) Scala
13 33 (1.96%) PowerShell
14 29 (1.72%) C
15 25 (1.49%) R
16 23 (1.37%) AWK
16 23 (1.37%) TypeScript
17 20 (1.19%) VBA
18 18 (1.07%) Shell Script
19 17 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 541 (32.16%) Degree
2 49 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.02%) MCP
4 26 (1.55%) MCAD
4 26 (1.55%) MCSD
4 26 (1.55%) MCTS
5 15 (0.89%) PhD
6 14 (0.83%) CCNA
6 14 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.65%) ISEB
7 11 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.59%) MCSE
9 9 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.48%) PMP
10 8 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.36%) A+ Certification
11 6 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.30%) CBAP
12 5 (0.30%) IIBA
12 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.99%) QA
2 16 (0.95%) PMO
3 8 (0.48%) SLA
4 7 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.36%) SDET
6 1 (0.059%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.059%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.059%) Basel II
6 1 (0.059%) Basel III
6 1 (0.059%) COBIT
6 1 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.059%) GDPR
6 1 (0.059%) GxP
6 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 68 (4.04%) Docker
3 26 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.54%) Xen
6 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.24%) etcd
7 4 (0.24%) HDFS
8 3 (0.18%) Firmware
8 3 (0.18%) Snort
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.12%) LXC
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) pfSense
10 1 (0.059%) Squid
10 1 (0.059%) vCloud
10 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.059%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (3.69%) Puppet
2 43 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (2.38%) Ansible
4 20 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 13 (0.77%) Nagios
6 11 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
7 10 (0.59%) CA Service Virtualization
7 10 (0.59%) Graphite
7 10 (0.59%) Terraform
8 6 (0.36%) SCCM
9 5 (0.30%) Consul
9 5 (0.30%) Mesos
10 4 (0.24%) EnCase
10 4 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.24%) FTK
10 4 (0.24%) SCOM
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.18%) RSA enVision
11 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 245 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 120 (7.13%) Oracle
3 46 (2.73%) Tableau
4 43 (2.56%) Google
5 39 (2.32%) VMware
6 34 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (1.84%) Sybase
8 29 (1.72%) Cisco
9 25 (1.49%) Adobe
10 24 (1.43%) Cognos
11 19 (1.13%) Bloomberg
11 19 (1.13%) SAP
12 17 (1.01%) Facebook
13 16 (0.95%) hybris
14 15 (0.89%) Avaya
14 15 (0.89%) Citrix
14 15 (0.89%) Verint
15 13 (0.77%) IBM
16 11 (0.65%) CA
17 10 (0.59%) CheckPoint
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36-40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hiring People
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 per annum + training, holiday, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago