Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior Backend Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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

Junior Backend Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1061 1154 1198
Rank change year-on-year +93 +44 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Backend Developer 17 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 9
UK median annual salary £43,750 £20,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +113.41% -31.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £30,500 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £20,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +46.34% -34.40% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 133,226 159,922 169,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.04% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,023 128,869 136,019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Junior Backend Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Backend Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Backend Developer in the UK

Junior Backend Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Backend Developer.

Salary trend for Junior Backend Developer in the UK

Junior Backend Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Backend Developer over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior Backend Developer in the UK

Junior Backend Developer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Backend Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England +85 17 £43,750 +113.41% 3
London - 11 £60,000 - 1
UK excluding London +51 6 £30,000 +46.34% 2
South East +22 4 £30,000 +20.00%
East Midlands - 1 £24,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £24,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £35,000 - 1

Junior Backend Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, Junior Backend 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 featuring Junior Backend Developer in the job title.

1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) GitHub
2 7 (41.18%) React
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
4 4 (23.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (17.65%) WordPress
5 3 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (17.65%) Fintech
5 3 (17.65%) Slack
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Django

Junior Backend Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) GitHub
2 4 (23.53%) SaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) git-flow
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
2 1 (5.88%) PyCharm
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) React
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (11.76%) Django
5 2 (11.76%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) Flask
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) Redux
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
1 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Fintech
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Google