Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 208 180
Rank change year-on-year +58 -28 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 542 439 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 1.47% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.52% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 515 399 491
South East median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £23,600 £21,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24,965 28,825 28,245
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.75% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,343 23,931 23,606
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,813 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +72 193 £30,000 - 21
Hampshire +10 123 £30,000 +15.38% 14
Berkshire +53 92 £32,000 -1.54% 4
East Sussex +46 79 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire +66 60 £30,000 - 6
Surrey +11 56 £30,000 +4.35% 13
West Sussex +13 52 £30,000 +15.38% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 41 £30,000 +25.00% 11
Kent -5 26 £26,000 +4.00% 18
Isle of Wight - 13 £27,500 -
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 295 (54.43%) C#
2 270 (49.82%) .NET
3 257 (47.42%) JavaScript
4 201 (37.08%) HTML
4 201 (37.08%) SQL
5 193 (35.61%) Degree
6 184 (33.95%) CSS
7 157 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
8 154 (28.41%) ASP.NET
9 151 (27.86%) Java
10 138 (25.46%) Computer Science
11 119 (21.96%) MVC
12 111 (20.48%) Software Engineering
13 104 (19.19%) Git (software)
14 102 (18.82%) Computer Science Degree
15 98 (18.08%) SQL Server
16 86 (15.87%) Azure
17 82 (15.13%) OO
18 76 (14.02%) AngularJS
19 66 (12.18%) Microsoft
20 65 (11.99%) Mathematics
20 65 (11.99%) Web Development
21 63 (11.62%) Docker
22 57 (10.52%) jQuery
23 56 (10.33%) TDD
24 52 (9.59%) Scrum
24 52 (9.59%) Visual Studio
25 49 (9.04%) Jenkins
25 49 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
26 46 (8.49%) 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 12 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.03%) WordPress
3 9 (1.66%) Confluence
4 7 (1.29%) CMS
5 6 (1.11%) IIS
6 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.74%) Apache
7 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.74%) Liferay
7 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.18%) JBoss
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (15.87%) Azure
2 43 (7.93%) AWS
3 14 (2.58%) GCP
4 11 (2.03%) GitHub
4 11 (2.03%) SaaS
5 7 (1.29%) npm
6 2 (0.37%) Slack
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.92%) 5G
2 3 (0.55%) Bluetooth
2 3 (0.55%) FTP
2 3 (0.55%) SSH
3 2 (0.37%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) Modbus
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.93%) MySQL
3 24 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.48%) Big Data
6 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.29%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (1.29%) Redis
7 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.11%) SQLite
9 5 (0.92%) DTS
9 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 104 (19.19%) Git (software)
2 52 (9.59%) Visual Studio
3 49 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 39 (7.20%) Subversion
5 26 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.14%) JIRA
7 15 (2.77%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.21%) Maven
9 9 (1.66%) gulp
10 8 (1.48%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.29%) JUnit
11 7 (1.29%) NUnit
11 7 (1.29%) webpack
12 6 (1.11%) Gradle
12 6 (1.11%) Grunt
12 6 (1.11%) IntelliJ
12 6 (1.11%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.92%) Ant
13 5 (0.92%) Bower
13 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (6.83%) Finance
2 9 (1.66%) Publishing
3 8 (1.48%) Advertising
4 7 (1.29%) Games
4 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.11%) Marketing
6 5 (0.92%) Legal
6 5 (0.92%) Local Government
7 4 (0.74%) Law
7 4 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.55%) Automotive
8 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.55%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (49.82%) .NET
2 201 (37.08%) HTML
3 184 (33.95%) CSS
4 154 (28.41%) ASP.NET
5 76 (14.02%) AngularJS
6 57 (10.52%) jQuery
7 49 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (8.49%) Spring
9 44 (8.12%) .NET Framework
10 39 (7.20%) React
11 38 (7.01%) .NET Core
11 38 (7.01%) HTML5
12 37 (6.83%) Node.js
13 36 (6.64%) RESTful
14 33 (6.09%) Web Services
15 32 (5.90%) JSON
16 27 (4.98%) REST
17 26 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (4.61%) XML
19 24 (4.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (1.29%) User Experience
5 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 5 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.74%) Social Network
8 3 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.37%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.18%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.18%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.18%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.18%) RIA
10 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.32%) Windows
2 17 (3.14%) Android
2 17 (3.14%) Linux
3 10 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.55%) Mac OS
4 3 (0.55%) Unix
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (25.46%) Computer Science
3 119 (21.96%) MVC
4 111 (20.48%) Software Engineering
5 82 (15.13%) OO
6 65 (11.99%) Mathematics
6 65 (11.99%) Web Development
7 56 (10.33%) TDD
8 52 (9.59%) Scrum
9 46 (8.49%) OOP
9 46 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (7.20%) Front End Development
11 34 (6.27%) Microservices
12 33 (6.09%) DevOps
13 29 (5.35%) Open Source
14 24 (4.43%) Unit Testing
15 23 (4.24%) SDLC
16 22 (4.06%) BDD
17 20 (3.69%) OOD
18 18 (3.32%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 295 (54.43%) C#
2 257 (47.42%) JavaScript
3 201 (37.08%) SQL
4 151 (27.86%) Java
5 42 (7.75%) C++
6 39 (7.20%) Python
7 33 (6.09%) PHP
8 31 (5.72%) VB.NET
9 27 (4.98%) C
10 25 (4.61%) VB
11 22 (4.06%) Java 8
12 18 (3.32%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.58%) Ruby
14 7 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.92%) ES6
15 5 (0.92%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 193 (35.61%) Degree
2 102 (18.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.32%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.11%) PhD
5 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 63 (11.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.58%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.11%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) Nagios
4 3 (0.55%) Ansible
5 2 (0.37%) Terraform
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 66 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.32%) Oracle
3 14 (2.58%) Google
4 8 (1.48%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.74%) Splunk
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe
7 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Facebook
8 1 (0.18%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.18%) PubNub
8 1 (0.18%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.18%) Zend