The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Junior Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 155 144
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 20 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.36% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 17
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,900 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Scotland

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Scotland.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Scotland

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Scotland

Junior Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Edinburgh -1 10 £36,000 +48.45% 1
Glasgow +14 6 £35,000 -14.11% 3
West Lothian -3 2 £23,000 -29.23%
Dundee - 1 £22,500 -
Junior Developer
UK

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Junior Developer 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 Scotland region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) Degree
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) HTML
6 10 (27.03%) CSS
7 9 (24.32%) MVC
7 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
9 7 (18.92%) OO
10 6 (16.22%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) C++
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (16.22%) SDLC
11 5 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
11 5 (13.51%) Electronics
11 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.81%) Linux
12 4 (10.81%) C
12 4 (10.81%) CSS3

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.70%) DNN
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Line 500
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
1 1 (2.70%) Sage BI
1 1 (2.70%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
7 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 2 (5.41%) Java EE
9 2 (5.41%) LESS
9 2 (5.41%) Qt
9 2 (5.41%) RESTful
9 2 (5.41%) Sass
10 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Android
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) MVC
2 7 (18.92%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) SDLC
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Web Development
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) C++
5 6 (16.22%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.81%) C
8 3 (8.11%) VB
9 2 (5.41%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (5.41%) PhD
4 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
Glasgow Area
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Salary: 40000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago