Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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

Junior Developer
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 256 180 155
Rank change year-on-year -76 -25 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 184 199 556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.64% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.71% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 190 530
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,450 £22,500
25th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £44,500 £40,100 £42,500
England median annual salary £33,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,283 11,607 25,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 95.68% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11,180 9,591 21,215
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the South East

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in the South East

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the South East

Junior Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Hampshire -59 65 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Thames Valley -81 36 £34,000 +4.62% 13
West Sussex +15 30 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey -21 29 £32,500 - 10
Kent -16 19 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Berkshire -63 19 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Oxfordshire -21 11 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -25 6 £25,000 -16.67% 4
East Sussex -30 2 £36,250 +31.82% 1
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Junior Developer 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 South East region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 110 (59.78%) JavaScript
2 94 (51.09%) HTML
3 91 (49.46%) C#
4 88 (47.83%) CSS
5 84 (45.65%) .NET
6 74 (40.22%) SQL
7 54 (29.35%) Degree
8 53 (28.80%) MVC
9 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 45 (24.46%) Computer Science
11 45 (24.46%) PHP
12 39 (21.20%) ASP.NET
13 38 (20.65%) Java
14 35 (19.02%) Git (software)
14 35 (19.02%) React
15 33 (17.93%) Azure
16 32 (17.39%) Web Development
17 31 (16.85%) .NET Core
18 30 (16.30%) Computer Science Degree
19 27 (14.67%) REST
20 26 (14.13%) MySQL
21 25 (13.59%) Linux
21 25 (13.59%) Software Engineering
21 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (13.59%) Social Skills
22 24 (13.04%) Microservices
22 24 (13.04%) .NET Framework
22 24 (13.04%) Finance
22 24 (13.04%) OOP

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (5.43%) WordPress
2 7 (3.80%) CMS
3 5 (2.72%) IIS
4 3 (1.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.63%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.09%) Adobe XD
2 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.63%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.09%) Shopify
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.93%) Azure
2 21 (11.41%) AWS
3 14 (7.61%) SaaS
4 9 (4.89%) GitHub
5 7 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.26%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.26%) npm
6 6 (3.26%) Route 53
7 4 (2.17%) Yarn
8 3 (1.63%) Azure Pipelines
8 3 (1.63%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (1.09%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.09%) Serverless
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.54%) NuGet
10 1 (0.54%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) DNS
1 6 (3.26%) HTTP
1 6 (3.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.13%) MySQL
2 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.26%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.17%) Tableau
6 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.54%) Redis
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.98%) JIRA
3 10 (5.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.26%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.26%) Subversion
5 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.09%) Gradle
9 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.54%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) YouTrack
General
1 25 (13.59%) Social Skills
2 24 (13.04%) Finance
3 14 (7.61%) Retail
4 12 (6.52%) Marketing
5 10 (5.43%) Fire and Rescue
6 7 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.72%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.17%) Law
8 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.63%) Electronics
10 2 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.54%) Automotive
11 1 (0.54%) Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.09%) HTML
2 88 (47.83%) CSS
3 84 (45.65%) .NET
4 46 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 39 (21.20%) ASP.NET
6 35 (19.02%) React
7 31 (16.85%) .NET Core
8 27 (14.67%) REST
9 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 22 (11.96%) HTML5
11 22 (11.96%) Sass
12 20 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (10.87%) LAMP
12 20 (10.87%) SOAP
13 19 (10.33%) Symfony
14 16 (8.70%) Web Services
15 15 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (8.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (7.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) User Experience
2 12 (6.52%) Legacy Systems
3 11 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.43%) NHS
5 9 (4.89%) iPad
6 7 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.26%) BYOD
7 6 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.17%) iPhone
8 4 (2.17%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Equities
9 1 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
9 1 (0.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) Linux
2 14 (7.61%) Android
3 10 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.80%) MVC
2 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (24.46%) Computer Science
4 32 (17.39%) Web Development
5 25 (13.59%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.04%) Microservices
6 24 (13.04%) OOP
7 23 (12.50%) OO
8 21 (11.41%) TDD
9 18 (9.78%) CRM
10 17 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.70%) Data Privacy
11 16 (8.70%) SDLC
12 15 (8.15%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.15%) Mobile Development
13 11 (5.98%) Front End Development
13 11 (5.98%) Web Design
14 10 (5.43%) B2B
14 10 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (5.43%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 110 (59.78%) JavaScript
2 91 (49.46%) C#
3 74 (40.22%) SQL
4 45 (24.46%) PHP
5 38 (20.65%) Java
6 19 (10.33%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.07%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.89%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.35%) Groovy
10 7 (3.80%) Python
11 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.26%) ES6
11 6 (3.26%) Java 11
11 6 (3.26%) Kotlin
12 5 (2.72%) VBA
13 4 (2.17%) Java 8
13 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.63%) C++
14 3 (1.63%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 54 (29.35%) Degree
2 30 (16.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.89%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 23 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.26%) Apple
2 6 (3.26%) Oracle
2 6 (3.26%) Sage
2 6 (3.26%) Zend
3 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.63%) SAP
5 2 (1.09%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.54%) Informatica
6 1 (0.54%) Kofax
6 1 (0.54%) UiPath