Period
to 2 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 141 182
Rank change year-on-year -44 +41 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 239 594 533
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 2.28% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.36% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 243 560 518
Median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £41,800 £41,375 £41,250
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 15,135 25,154 29,640
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 96.62% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12,237 20,550 24,761
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Thames Valley -1 91 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Hampshire +4 65 £28,500 -5.00% 16
Berkshire +10 36 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Surrey +13 32 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Oxfordshire -1 28 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 27 £35,000 +27.27% 1
West Sussex 0 25 £30,000 +3.45% 1
East Sussex -41 17 £30,000 - 2
Kent +5 8 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 125 (52.30%) .NET
2 115 (48.12%) C#
3 107 (44.77%) JavaScript
4 81 (33.89%) HTML
5 76 (31.80%) CSS
6 70 (29.29%) SQL
6 70 (29.29%) MVC
7 65 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (25.94%) Java
9 59 (24.69%) ASP.NET
10 57 (23.85%) Degree
11 49 (20.50%) AngularJS
12 47 (19.67%) SQL Server
12 47 (19.67%) Azure
13 42 (17.57%) Computer Science
14 39 (16.32%) Software Engineering
15 37 (15.48%) .NET Framework
15 37 (15.48%) .NET Core
16 35 (14.64%) Scrum
17 33 (13.81%) Computer Science Degree
18 31 (12.97%) C++
18 31 (12.97%) Git (software)
18 31 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (12.55%) React
20 28 (11.72%) Web Development
20 28 (11.72%) Web Services
20 28 (11.72%) Python
21 27 (11.30%) TDD
21 27 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
22 25 (10.46%) Entity Framework

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 (2.93%) IIS
2 4 (1.67%) Apache
2 4 (1.67%) WordPress
3 3 (1.26%) CMS
3 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.84%) Drupal
4 2 (0.84%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.42%) Confluence
5 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.84%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.84%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.67%) Azure
2 22 (9.21%) SaaS
3 7 (2.93%) AWS
4 3 (1.26%) GitHub
4 3 (1.26%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.84%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Boomi
6 1 (0.42%) npm
6 1 (0.42%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) HTTP
2 8 (3.35%) DNS
3 3 (1.26%) Skype
4 1 (0.42%) ATM
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.62%) MySQL
3 21 (8.79%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.51%) Big Data
7 4 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.26%) Power BI
9 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.42%) DTS
10 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.04%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.44%) NUnit
4 10 (4.18%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.18%) StyleCop
5 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.51%) Maven
6 6 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.09%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.09%) JUnit
8 4 (1.67%) Mocha
8 4 (1.67%) Selenium
9 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.84%) IDA Disassembler
10 1 (0.42%) gulp
10 1 (0.42%) JIRA
10 1 (0.42%) Sourcetree
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (7.95%) Finance
2 14 (5.86%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.35%) Retail
4 7 (2.93%) Marketing
5 4 (1.67%) Advertising
5 4 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.84%) Automotive
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Police
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (52.30%) .NET
2 81 (33.89%) HTML
3 76 (31.80%) CSS
4 59 (24.69%) ASP.NET
5 49 (20.50%) AngularJS
6 37 (15.48%) .NET Core
6 37 (15.48%) .NET Framework
7 31 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (12.55%) React
9 28 (11.72%) Web Services
10 25 (10.46%) Entity Framework
11 24 (10.04%) jQuery
12 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (9.21%) HTML5
13 21 (8.79%) Spring
14 20 (8.37%) CSS3
15 17 (7.11%) LINQ
16 15 (6.28%) XML
17 14 (5.86%) JSON
18 13 (5.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.67%) User Experience
6 3 (1.26%) Animation
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.42%) EMV
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.62%) Linux
2 15 (6.28%) Windows
3 10 (4.18%) Android
4 9 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (2.09%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.84%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.29%) MVC
2 65 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.57%) Computer Science
4 39 (16.32%) Software Engineering
5 35 (14.64%) Scrum
6 28 (11.72%) Web Development
7 27 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (11.30%) TDD
8 21 (8.79%) Microservices
9 20 (8.37%) Fintech
10 16 (6.69%) Front End Development
10 16 (6.69%) OO
11 15 (6.28%) DevOps
11 15 (6.28%) OOP
12 13 (5.44%) Project Management
13 12 (5.02%) ERP
13 12 (5.02%) Mathematics
14 10 (4.18%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (4.18%) Refactoring
15 9 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 115 (48.12%) C#
2 107 (44.77%) JavaScript
3 70 (29.29%) SQL
4 62 (25.94%) Java
5 31 (12.97%) C++
6 28 (11.72%) Python
7 21 (8.79%) C
7 21 (8.79%) T-SQL
8 18 (7.53%) TypeScript
9 12 (5.02%) Go
10 9 (3.77%) PHP
10 9 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.35%) Java 8
12 5 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.67%) PHP 5
13 4 (1.67%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.67%) VBScript
14 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.84%) VB
14 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (23.85%) Degree
2 33 (13.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.37%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (10.04%) Docker
2 5 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.84%) Terraform
3 1 (0.42%) OpenNebula
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (10.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.77%) Oracle
3 8 (3.35%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.09%) Adobe
5 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.84%) Google
5 2 (0.84%) HubSpot
5 2 (0.84%) VMware
5 2 (0.84%) Zoho
6 1 (0.42%) Axway
6 1 (0.42%) Informatica
6 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) Talend
6 1 (0.42%) TIBCO