The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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

Junior Developer
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 236 247
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1223 1411 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.42% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.47% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1316 1350
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +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 81728 96163 104440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 80920 85598
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +6 1178 £27,500 -1.78% 207
London -33 355 £32,500 -7.14% 64
South East +34 272 £28,500 +3.63% 38
West Midlands +47 132 £25,000 +4.16% 12
North West -19 127 £25,000 - 22
South West +21 88 £25,000 -7.40% 18
Manchester -14 82 £25,000 - 15
East of England -8 70 £27,250 +9.00% 22
City of London +19 62 £38,500 -1.91% 9
East Midlands +12 61 £25,000 - 13
Oxfordshire +45 57 £30,000 +1.69% 9
Yorkshire -13 53 £25,500 -7.27% 17
Berkshire +36 44 £28,750 -17.85% 4
Surrey +29 43 £27,500 - 11
Bristol +8 42 £24,250 -11.81% 8
Birmingham +25 40 £22,500 -4.25% 4
Hampshire -3 40 £26,000 -13.33% 3
Warwickshire +46 39 £25,500 -7.27%
West Yorkshire -13 33 £26,250 -4.54% 12
East Sussex +27 32 £24,500 -18.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 26 £29,500 -1.66% 8
Cheshire -30 26 £25,000 - 5
Leicestershire +10 22 £25,000 +8.69%
Leicester +18 21 £25,000 -12.28%
Leeds +8 21 £25,000 -12.28% 9
Essex -15 21 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Scotland +19 20 £24,750 -20.16% 1
Worcestershire +4 20 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £29,905 +3.12% 1
North East +23 19 £25,000 +11.11% 2

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1228 (49.86%) C#
2 1155 (46.89%) JavaScript
3 1113 (45.19%) .NET
4 1005 (40.80%) HTML
5 875 (35.53%) CSS
6 811 (32.93%) Degree
7 781 (31.71%) SQL
8 751 (30.49%) ASP.NET
9 749 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
10 725 (29.44%) SQL Server
11 699 (28.38%) MVC
12 655 (26.59%) Java
13 574 (23.30%) Computer Science
14 496 (20.14%) jQuery
15 431 (17.50%) AngularJS
16 420 (17.05%) Web Development
17 415 (16.85%) OO
18 407 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 395 (16.04%) TDD
20 384 (15.59%) PHP
21 336 (13.64%) Microsoft
22 319 (12.95%) Finance
23 310 (12.59%) C++
24 299 (12.14%) HTML5
25 288 (11.69%) Software Engineering
26 276 (11.21%) .NET Framework
27 272 (11.04%) Computer Science Degree
28 270 (10.96%) MySQL
29 240 (9.74%) BDD
30 238 (9.66%) XML

Junior 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 82 (3.33%) WordPress
2 80 (3.25%) CMS
3 73 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (1.66%) IIS
5 39 (1.58%) Drupal
6 31 (1.26%) Apache
7 24 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 23 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 14 (0.57%) Umbraco
10 13 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.41%) Jetty
11 10 (0.41%) OpenEdge
12 8 (0.32%) JBoss
12 8 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 7 (0.28%) Confluence
13 7 (0.28%) nginx
13 7 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.24%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.24%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 53 (2.15%) Photoshop
2 47 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 26 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.12%) InDesign
7 3 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.081%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.041%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.06%) Magento
2 22 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.24%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.12%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.081%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.081%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.081%) Optimost
7 2 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.081%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.041%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.041%) Investran
8 1 (0.041%) Line 500
8 1 (0.041%) Sage BI
8 1 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.041%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.041%) Shopify
8 1 (0.041%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 162 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (2.35%) GitHub
4 35 (1.42%) SaaS
5 15 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.49%) Sage Pay
7 10 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.24%) AdWords
10 6 (0.24%) Datadog
10 6 (0.24%) Force.com
11 5 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.16%) Office 365
13 3 (0.12%) Heroku
13 3 (0.12%) PaaS
14 2 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.081%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.86%) Internet
2 26 (1.06%) HTTP
3 15 (0.61%) Intranet
4 6 (0.24%) FTP
5 4 (0.16%) Broadband
6 3 (0.12%) ATM
7 2 (0.081%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.041%) DHCP
8 1 (0.041%) DNS
8 1 (0.041%) LAN
8 1 (0.041%) Skype
8 1 (0.041%) SSH
8 1 (0.041%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 725 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 270 (10.96%) MySQL
3 141 (5.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 108 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 89 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 80 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 77 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 74 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (2.35%) Big Data
10 55 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 50 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 28 (1.14%) Redis
16 26 (1.06%) Power BI
17 24 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 21 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
20 14 (0.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 230 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 143 (5.81%) Visual Studio
3 68 (2.76%) NUnit
4 65 (2.64%) TeamCity
5 57 (2.31%) JIRA
6 52 (2.11%) Moq
7 50 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 40 (1.62%) Jenkins
9 40 (1.62%) Subversion
10 34 (1.38%) Maven
11 32 (1.30%) JUnit
11 32 (1.30%) Xcode
12 26 (1.06%) MSTest
13 25 (1.02%) Selenium
14 24 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.61%) gulp
16 14 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (0.57%) Grunt
16 14 (0.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 319 (12.95%) Finance
2 178 (7.23%) Games
3 129 (5.24%) Marketing
4 114 (4.63%) Banking
5 97 (3.94%) Retail
6 60 (2.44%) Advertising
7 58 (2.35%) Legal
7 58 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.75%) Automotive
10 41 (1.66%) Front Office
11 23 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 23 (0.93%) Electronics
12 17 (0.69%) Publishing
13 15 (0.61%) Back Office
13 15 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.53%) Billing
15 11 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.37%) Law
17 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1113 (45.19%) .NET
2 1005 (40.80%) HTML
3 875 (35.53%) CSS
4 751 (30.49%) ASP.NET
5 496 (20.14%) jQuery
6 431 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 407 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 299 (12.14%) HTML5
9 276 (11.21%) .NET Framework
10 238 (9.66%) XML
11 216 (8.77%) WCF
12 207 (8.40%) Web Services
13 196 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 174 (7.06%) Node.js
15 167 (6.78%) CSS3
16 148 (6.01%) WPF
17 143 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 135 (5.48%) Entity Framework
18 135 (5.48%) React
19 125 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 574 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 148 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
3 111 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 105 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (4.02%) Fintech
6 75 (3.05%) User Experience
7 60 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (2.15%) Social Media
9 39 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.34%) iPad
11 25 (1.02%) Graphic Design
12 24 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 24 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 19 (0.77%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.61%) Mobile Games
15 9 (0.37%) BBC
15 9 (0.37%) mHealth
16 7 (0.28%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.24%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 229 (9.30%) Linux
2 168 (6.82%) Windows
3 133 (5.40%) Apple iOS
4 129 (5.24%) Android
5 42 (1.71%) Unix
6 21 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.57%) VxWorks
8 9 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.28%) CentOS
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.081%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.041%) HPUX
12 1 (0.041%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.041%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 699 (28.38%) MVC
3 420 (17.05%) Web Development
4 415 (16.85%) OO
5 395 (16.04%) TDD
6 288 (11.69%) Software Engineering
7 240 (9.74%) BDD
8 204 (8.28%) SDLC
9 192 (7.80%) Front End Development
10 179 (7.27%) OOP
11 177 (7.19%) Scrum
12 170 (6.90%) Mathematics
13 158 (6.41%) Web Application Development
14 137 (5.56%) E-Commerce
15 114 (4.63%) Kanban
16 112 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
17 100 (4.06%) Multithreading
18 98 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
19 96 (3.90%) Unit Testing
20 94 (3.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1228 (49.86%) C#
2 1155 (46.89%) JavaScript
3 781 (31.71%) SQL
4 655 (26.59%) Java
5 384 (15.59%) PHP
6 310 (12.59%) C++
7 233 (9.46%) Python
8 163 (6.62%) Ruby
9 161 (6.54%) T-SQL
10 136 (5.52%) VB.NET
11 77 (3.13%) C
12 57 (2.31%) F#
13 54 (2.19%) Objective-C
14 49 (1.99%) Scala
15 38 (1.54%) VB
16 34 (1.38%) TypeScript
17 29 (1.18%) Perl
18 22 (0.89%) VBA
19 17 (0.69%) Shell Script
20 16 (0.65%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 811 (32.93%) Degree
2 272 (11.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 34 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 32 (1.30%) MCP
7 28 (1.14%) MCSD
8 26 (1.06%) MCAD
8 26 (1.06%) MCTS
9 18 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.45%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.28%) PhD
13 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.20%) HND
15 4 (0.16%) OCMJD
15 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
16 2 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.17%) QA
2 8 (0.32%) SLA
3 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.12%) SEPA
5 2 (0.081%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.041%) Basel II
6 1 (0.041%) Basel III
6 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.041%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (1.91%) Docker
2 19 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.16%) etcd
5 4 (0.16%) Firmware
5 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.041%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (2.23%) Kibana
2 30 (1.22%) Ansible
3 17 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.65%) Puppet
5 6 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.16%) Consul
7 3 (0.12%) logstash
7 3 (0.12%) Opsview
7 3 (0.12%) Terraform
8 2 (0.081%) cPanel
8 2 (0.081%) Salt
9 1 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.041%) Grafana
9 1 (0.041%) StatsD
9 1 (0.041%) WMI
Vendors
1 336 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 130 (5.28%) Oracle
3 96 (3.90%) Google
4 46 (1.87%) Zend
5 30 (1.22%) Adobe
6 26 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 23 (0.93%) Apple
7 23 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (0.89%) Tableau
9 20 (0.81%) VMware
10 19 (0.77%) Cognos
11 18 (0.73%) Facebook
12 14 (0.57%) Twitter
13 13 (0.53%) SAP
14 8 (0.32%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.32%) Sybase
15 7 (0.28%) DevExpress
16 6 (0.24%) Jaspersoft
16 6 (0.24%) Red Hat
17 5 (0.20%) Sun
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago