Period
to 3 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 174 210
Rank change year-on-year -10 +36 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 126 439 448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 1.77% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.84% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 427 417
Median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £44,850
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +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 8,737 23,802 27,315
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 95.96% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7,196 19,533 22,652
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 3 December 2020.

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 3 December 2020. 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 +67 54 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Thames Valley +19 44 £33,750 +12.50% 16
Berkshire +75 25 £33,750 +12.50% 7
Surrey +44 16 £33,250 +6.40% 4
Oxfordshire +15 10 £35,000 +16.67% 6
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £30,500 -12.86% 3
East Sussex +16 6 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +28 3 £26,000 -5.45% 2
West Sussex -19 1 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 63 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (35.71%) C#
3 41 (32.54%) HTML
4 40 (31.75%) Degree
5 39 (30.95%) CSS
6 38 (30.16%) SQL
7 35 (27.78%) .NET
7 35 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 33 (26.19%) Java
8 33 (26.19%) React
9 30 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 28 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 28 (22.22%) DevOps
11 27 (21.43%) Azure
11 27 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 27 (21.43%) Python
12 23 (18.25%) Node.js
13 21 (16.67%) PHP
14 18 (14.29%) jQuery
14 18 (14.29%) HTML5
14 18 (14.29%) Sass
15 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
15 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
16 16 (12.70%) Test Automation
16 16 (12.70%) Vue.js
16 16 (12.70%) Microservices
16 16 (12.70%) Docker
17 15 (11.90%) Front End Development
17 15 (11.90%) MySQL
17 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET

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 14 (11.11%) Apache
2 8 (6.35%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.35%) WordPress
3 6 (4.76%) CMS
3 6 (4.76%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) InDesign
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.79%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.43%) Azure
2 12 (9.52%) GitHub
3 9 (7.14%) GCP
4 8 (6.35%) Stackdriver
5 7 (5.56%) SaaS
6 5 (3.97%) AWS
6 5 (3.97%) Veeva
7 4 (3.17%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) HTTP
2 5 (3.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) MySQL
3 10 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.76%) Big Data
5 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.17%) Power BI
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) ClickHouse
8 1 (0.79%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.35%) Gradle
3 4 (3.17%) Cypress.io
3 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.79%) Hudson
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.56%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.54%) HTML
2 39 (30.95%) CSS
3 35 (27.78%) .NET
4 33 (26.19%) React
5 27 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 23 (18.25%) Node.js
7 18 (14.29%) HTML5
7 18 (14.29%) jQuery
7 18 (14.29%) Sass
8 16 (12.70%) Vue.js
9 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET
10 14 (11.11%) Spring
11 12 (9.52%) REST
11 12 (9.52%) Spring Boot
12 11 (8.73%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (6.35%) Kafka
13 8 (6.35%) Spring Integration
13 8 (6.35%) Web Services
14 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
15 6 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.56%) User Experience
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.97%) Robotics
4 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 28 (22.22%) DevOps
2 28 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 16 (12.70%) Microservices
3 16 (12.70%) Test Automation
4 15 (11.90%) Front End Development
5 14 (11.11%) Web Development
6 13 (10.32%) Mathematics
7 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.73%) TDD
9 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.14%) Machine Learning
10 8 (6.35%) API Integration
10 8 (6.35%) ITSM
10 8 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.35%) Service Management
11 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.76%) MVC
12 6 (4.76%) OOP
12 6 (4.76%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (35.71%) C#
3 38 (30.16%) SQL
4 33 (26.19%) Java
5 27 (21.43%) Python
6 21 (16.67%) PHP
7 13 (10.32%) Scala
8 10 (7.94%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.59%) ES6
10 2 (1.59%) VB
10 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.79%) Go
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Ruby
11 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (31.75%) Degree
2 30 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.70%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.35%) Grafana
2 8 (6.35%) Terraform
3 6 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Google
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.35%) ServiceNow
3 8 (6.35%) Splunk
4 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.97%) SAP
5 5 (3.97%) Siebel
6 3 (2.38%) Blue Prism
6 3 (2.38%) UiPath
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.79%) Kofax
7 1 (0.79%) webMethods