Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 173 209
Rank change year-on-year -6 +36 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 43 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 0.86% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 27
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.84% -7.27%
10th Percentile £21,875 £21,250 £20,300
90th Percentile £40,000 £56,250 £35,000
UK median annual salary £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Edinburgh -6 27 £35,000 +27.27%
Glasgow -16 12 £40,000 +42.86%
West Lothian -1 2 £32,000 -1.54%
Aberdeen -2 2 £26,000 +15.56% 1
Dundee -8 1 £20,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £27,500 -
Junior Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 25 (58.14%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
3 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (39.53%) CSS
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
6 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
7 14 (32.56%) MVC
8 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) SQL
10 11 (25.58%) Java
10 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
10 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
12 8 (18.60%) Web Development
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 7 (16.28%) C++
14 6 (13.95%) jQuery
14 6 (13.95%) GitHub
14 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
14 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
15 5 (11.63%) Electronics
15 5 (11.63%) OO
16 4 (9.30%) PhD
16 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
16 4 (9.30%) MySQL
16 4 (9.30%) Oracle
16 4 (9.30%) Scrum

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 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) FileMaker
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) MS Access
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) NUnit
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) GoCD
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
5 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) Qt
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (6.98%) WinForms
8 3 (6.98%) XML
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.65%) CSS3
9 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.65%) WPF
10 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.33%) HTML5
10 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.30%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) Web Development
5 5 (11.63%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Game Development
7 3 (6.98%) SDLC
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.33%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) C
7 3 (6.98%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.65%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Xamarin