Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 175 170
Rank change year-on-year -125 -5 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 161 116 485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 1.43% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.48% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 134 111 470
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,750
25th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £39,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 16,887 7,841 24,334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 96.47% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11,775 6,515 20,209
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -134 48 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Thames Valley -79 43 £34,000 +4.62% 11
Surrey -46 36 £40,000 - 7
Berkshire -77 22 £32,750 -2.96% 1
West Sussex +5 18 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire -45 15 £35,000 +33.33% 7
Kent -32 12 £32,500 +47.73% 2
Oxfordshire -30 6 £35,000 +3.70% 3
East Sussex -53 2 £36,250 +45.00% 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 95 (59.01%) C#
2 91 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 79 (49.07%) HTML
4 76 (47.20%) .NET
5 74 (45.96%) CSS
6 63 (39.13%) SQL
6 63 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (34.78%) MVC
8 48 (29.81%) Degree
9 38 (23.60%) .NET Framework
9 38 (23.60%) ASP.NET
10 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 35 (21.74%) Java
11 34 (21.12%) AngularJS
12 33 (20.50%) Computer Science
12 33 (20.50%) Azure
13 32 (19.88%) Social Skills
14 30 (18.63%) .NET Core
15 28 (17.39%) Git (software)
15 28 (17.39%) PHP
16 25 (15.53%) React
16 25 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
16 25 (15.53%) Full Stack Development
17 21 (13.04%) Finance
17 21 (13.04%) Entity Framework
18 20 (12.42%) TDD
19 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
19 19 (11.80%) SQL Server
19 19 (11.80%) Docker
19 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC

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 7 (4.35%) WordPress
2 5 (3.11%) CMS
3 3 (1.86%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.24%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.24%) Adobe XD
1 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.62%) InDesign
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.50%) Azure
2 10 (6.21%) AWS
3 7 (4.35%) GitHub
3 7 (4.35%) SaaS
4 3 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.86%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.86%) npm
4 3 (1.86%) Route 53
5 2 (1.24%) Yarn
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) NuGet
6 1 (0.62%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.62%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) DNS
1 3 (1.86%) HTTP
1 3 (1.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.07%) MySQL
3 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.73%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) Big Data
8 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.62%) Power BI
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.62%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 28 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.35%) MSTest
3 7 (4.35%) NUnit
4 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.86%) Subversion
6 2 (1.24%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.24%) JIRA
6 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.24%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.62%) Gradle
7 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.62%) ProC
7 1 (0.62%) PyCharm
7 1 (0.62%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (19.88%) Social Skills
2 21 (13.04%) Finance
3 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.70%) Retail
5 10 (6.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 8 (4.97%) Fire and Rescue
7 6 (3.73%) Electronics
7 6 (3.73%) Marketing
7 6 (3.73%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.24%) Law
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.62%) Social Housing
10 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (49.07%) HTML
2 76 (47.20%) .NET
3 74 (45.96%) CSS
4 38 (23.60%) .NET Framework
4 38 (23.60%) ASP.NET
5 34 (21.12%) AngularJS
6 30 (18.63%) .NET Core
7 25 (15.53%) React
8 21 (13.04%) Entity Framework
9 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (10.56%) CSS3
11 15 (9.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (8.70%) HTML5
12 14 (8.70%) jQuery
13 13 (8.07%) REST
14 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (6.21%) Node.js
16 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (5.59%) JSON
16 9 (5.59%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) User Experience
2 10 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.59%) NHS
4 7 (4.35%) iPad
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.86%) BYOD
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.24%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.24%) iPhone
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.62%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Linux
2 11 (6.83%) Android
3 9 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.11%) Windows
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (34.78%) MVC
3 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 33 (20.50%) Computer Science
5 25 (15.53%) Full Stack Development
6 20 (12.42%) TDD
7 18 (11.18%) OO
8 17 (10.56%) Data Privacy
8 17 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (10.56%) Web Development
9 15 (9.32%) Mobile Development
9 15 (9.32%) OOP
10 14 (8.70%) SDLC
11 12 (7.45%) B2B
11 12 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (6.83%) Scrum
12 11 (6.83%) SOLID
13 10 (6.21%) BDD
13 10 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.21%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 95 (59.01%) C#
2 91 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 63 (39.13%) SQL
4 35 (21.74%) Java
5 28 (17.39%) PHP
6 14 (8.70%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.59%) Groovy
7 9 (5.59%) Python
7 9 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.35%) C++
9 6 (3.73%) Kotlin
10 5 (3.11%) Java 11
11 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.86%) ES6
13 2 (1.24%) Scala
13 2 (1.24%) VBA
14 1 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (29.81%) Degree
2 25 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.73%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) Accessibility
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.62%) Marathon
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.73%) Apple
2 6 (3.73%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle
4 3 (1.86%) Sage
4 3 (1.86%) Zend
5 1 (0.62%) Adobe
5 1 (0.62%) Informatica