The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Developer
UK
Rank 229 248 225
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1186 1424 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.38% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.43% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1320 1384
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Junior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the UK

Junior Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in the UK

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the UK

Junior Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 1140 £27,500 - 222
London 0 380 £35,000 - 59
South East -9 216 £27,500 +3.77% 53
North West +18 122 £25,000 - 24
South West +46 115 £27,250 +4.80% 18
West Midlands +48 106 £24,000 - 15
City of London +28 71 £38,500 -3.75% 9
Bristol +29 69 £25,000 -3.84% 7
Manchester +4 69 £25,000 - 14
East Midlands -7 68 £25,000 +4.16% 21
Yorkshire -19 62 £25,000 -9.09% 14
East of England -1 55 £27,500 -8.33% 13
West Yorkshire +29 49 £27,500 - 12
Hampshire +28 47 £26,000 +4.00% 13
Berkshire +33 46 £27,500 - 5
Birmingham +26 38 £24,250 -6.73% 4
Leeds +19 30 £25,000 -16.66% 9
Oxfordshire +9 25 £28,125 -25.00% 10
Nottinghamshire -2 25 £25,000 - 6
Worcestershire +6 24 £23,500 +4.44%
Surrey 0 24 £27,500 +3.77% 5
Leicestershire -1 22 £25,000 +16.27% 4
Kent -7 22 £25,000 -3.84% 5
Warwickshire +33 21 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Leicester +8 21 £25,000 +19.04% 2
East Sussex +5 21 £24,000 +6.66% 6
Wales +4 21 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Cheshire 0 21 £25,000 - 6
Reading +42 19 £26,750 -10.83%
Merseyside +10 19 £27,500 +15.78% 4

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 1291 (49.85%) C#
2 1217 (46.99%) JavaScript
3 1171 (45.21%) .NET
4 1039 (40.12%) HTML
5 916 (35.37%) CSS
6 893 (34.48%) SQL
7 860 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
8 812 (31.35%) ASP.NET
9 797 (30.77%) MVC
10 792 (30.58%) Degree
11 768 (29.65%) SQL Server
12 704 (27.18%) Java
13 636 (24.56%) Computer Science
14 524 (20.23%) jQuery
15 496 (19.15%) AngularJS
16 461 (17.80%) TDD
17 458 (17.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 456 (17.61%) OO
19 437 (16.87%) Web Development
20 379 (14.63%) PHP
21 336 (12.97%) Finance
22 330 (12.74%) Microsoft
23 320 (12.36%) HTML5
24 315 (12.16%) C++
25 298 (11.51%) MySQL
25 298 (11.51%) Python
26 274 (10.58%) Software Engineering
27 272 (10.50%) WCF
28 267 (10.31%) XML
29 265 (10.23%) .NET Framework

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 73 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
2 69 (2.66%) CMS
2 69 (2.66%) WordPress
3 37 (1.43%) IIS
4 32 (1.24%) Drupal
5 29 (1.12%) Apache
6 25 (0.97%) Umbraco
7 22 (0.85%) Jetty
7 22 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 16 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.46%) Joomla!
10 11 (0.42%) JBoss
11 10 (0.39%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.31%) nginx
13 7 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.23%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.23%) Confluence
14 6 (0.23%) OpenEdge
14 6 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 161 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 25 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (0.85%) MS Office
5 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (0.89%) Magento
2 17 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.077%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.077%) Shopify
6 2 (0.077%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.077%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.039%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.039%) Optimost
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.039%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.039%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 141 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (1.85%) GitHub
4 36 (1.39%) SaaS
5 16 (0.62%) Sage Pay
6 11 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.27%) AdWords
7 7 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.19%) Datadog
8 5 (0.19%) Force.com
9 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (0.15%) Heroku
10 3 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.12%) iTunes
10 3 (0.12%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.039%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.05%) Internet
2 29 (1.12%) HTTP
3 8 (0.31%) Intranet
4 3 (0.12%) Broadband
4 3 (0.12%) DNS
5 2 (0.077%) AMQP
5 2 (0.077%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.077%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.077%) LAN
5 2 (0.077%) SSL
5 2 (0.077%) UMTS
6 1 (0.039%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.039%) FTP
6 1 (0.039%) LDAP
6 1 (0.039%) NAS
6 1 (0.039%) RFID
6 1 (0.039%) SSH
6 1 (0.039%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.039%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (29.65%) SQL Server
2 298 (11.51%) MySQL
3 139 (5.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 117 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 109 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 84 (3.24%) NoSQL
7 78 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 74 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 70 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (2.24%) Big Data
11 57 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (1.16%) Power BI
14 29 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.81%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.81%) Pentaho
17 19 (0.73%) Redis
18 17 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 262 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 134 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 96 (3.71%) NUnit
4 74 (2.86%) JIRA
5 72 (2.78%) Moq
6 71 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 56 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 54 (2.08%) Subversion
9 53 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 47 (1.81%) Maven
10 47 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 46 (1.78%) MSTest
12 41 (1.58%) JUnit
13 32 (1.24%) Selenium
14 24 (0.93%) Xcode
15 20 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 18 (0.69%) PHPUnit
17 17 (0.66%) Bitbucket
18 16 (0.62%) gulp
18 16 (0.62%) IntelliJ
General
1 336 (12.97%) Finance
2 171 (6.60%) Games
3 144 (5.56%) Banking
4 127 (4.90%) Marketing
5 102 (3.94%) Retail
6 69 (2.66%) Advertising
6 69 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 51 (1.97%) Legal
9 37 (1.43%) Front Office
10 30 (1.16%) Automotive
11 20 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 15 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.50%) Publishing
14 8 (0.31%) Billing
14 8 (0.31%) Electronics
15 6 (0.23%) Back Office
15 6 (0.23%) Law
15 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1171 (45.21%) .NET
2 1039 (40.12%) HTML
3 916 (35.37%) CSS
4 812 (31.35%) ASP.NET
5 524 (20.23%) jQuery
6 496 (19.15%) AngularJS
7 458 (17.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 320 (12.36%) HTML5
9 272 (10.50%) WCF
10 267 (10.31%) XML
11 265 (10.23%) .NET Framework
12 231 (8.92%) Web Services
13 204 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 191 (7.37%) CSS3
15 171 (6.60%) WPF
16 154 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 153 (5.91%) Node.js
18 148 (5.71%) RESTful
19 144 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 143 (5.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 636 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 109 (4.21%) Fintech
3 102 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 97 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (3.32%) User Experience
6 55 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (1.70%) Social Media
8 36 (1.39%) iPad
9 29 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 25 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 23 (0.89%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.66%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.50%) Blog
15 10 (0.39%) Equities
15 10 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.39%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.31%) BBC
16 8 (0.31%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 254 (9.81%) Linux
2 175 (6.76%) Windows
3 115 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 106 (4.09%) Android
5 40 (1.54%) Unix
6 18 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 16 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.35%) CentOS
10 6 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.12%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.077%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 860 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (30.77%) MVC
3 461 (17.80%) TDD
4 456 (17.61%) OO
5 437 (16.87%) Web Development
6 274 (10.58%) Software Engineering
7 231 (8.92%) BDD
7 231 (8.92%) SDLC
8 219 (8.46%) Scrum
9 208 (8.03%) OOP
10 203 (7.84%) Mathematics
11 196 (7.57%) Front End Development
12 174 (6.72%) Web Application Development
13 142 (5.48%) Kanban
14 133 (5.14%) E-Commerce
15 132 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
16 103 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
17 97 (3.75%) Unit Testing
18 92 (3.55%) Dependency Injection
19 80 (3.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1291 (49.85%) C#
2 1217 (46.99%) JavaScript
3 893 (34.48%) SQL
4 704 (27.18%) Java
5 379 (14.63%) PHP
6 315 (12.16%) C++
7 298 (11.51%) Python
8 177 (6.83%) T-SQL
9 140 (5.41%) Ruby
10 129 (4.98%) VB.NET
11 90 (3.47%) C
12 52 (2.01%) F#
13 51 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 40 (1.54%) VB
15 39 (1.51%) Scala
16 37 (1.43%) Perl
17 30 (1.16%) TypeScript
18 21 (0.81%) Apple Swift
19 18 (0.69%) Apex Code
19 18 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 792 (30.58%) Degree
2 42 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.20%) MCP
4 28 (1.08%) MCSD
5 26 (1.00%) MCAD
5 26 (1.00%) MCTS
6 19 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.39%) PhD
8 9 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.35%) HND
9 6 (0.23%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.15%) OCMJD
10 4 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.039%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.93%) QA
2 5 (0.19%) SDET
3 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.12%) SLA
5 2 (0.077%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.039%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.039%) Basel II
6 1 (0.039%) Basel III
6 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.039%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (1.54%) Docker
2 9 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.15%) etcd
3 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.077%) Firmware
6 1 (0.039%) Squid
6 1 (0.039%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (1.74%) Kibana
2 14 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.50%) Puppet
4 12 (0.46%) Ansible
5 8 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.15%) Consul
8 3 (0.12%) Terraform
9 2 (0.077%) cPanel
9 2 (0.077%) logstash
10 1 (0.039%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.039%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.039%) Grafana
10 1 (0.039%) StatsD
Vendors
1 330 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 128 (4.94%) Oracle
3 85 (3.28%) Google
4 50 (1.93%) Zend
5 34 (1.31%) Adobe
6 29 (1.12%) Facebook
6 29 (1.12%) Tableau
7 25 (0.97%) Twitter
8 23 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 22 (0.85%) Cognos
9 22 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (0.66%) Apple
10 17 (0.66%) hybris
11 13 (0.50%) Sybase
12 10 (0.39%) VMware
13 9 (0.35%) SAP
13 9 (0.35%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.31%) DevExpress
15 7 (0.27%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.27%) TIBCO
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £20000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum bonus, regular pay reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: €25000 - €30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + New
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36-40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago