Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Junior Developer
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 222 242
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2,497 2,722 2,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.54% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.60% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,302 2,544 2,747
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the UK

Junior Developer
Top 16 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 -15 2,398 £30,000 +9.09% 371
UK excluding London +13 1,741 £27,500 +10.00% 292
London -44 738 £35,000 +7.69% 95
South East +30 554 £30,000 +9.09% 67
Midlands +5 359 £25,000 +4.17% 55
North of England -32 336 £25,000 - 90
West Midlands +28 259 £25,000 +4.17% 24
South West +19 234 £27,500 +10.00% 29
North West -52 182 £25,000 - 51
East of England +22 177 £29,000 +5.45% 35
Yorkshire +18 139 £25,000 -5.66% 35
East Midlands -29 100 £25,000 +4.17% 31
Wales +14 42 £25,000 +4.17% 7
Scotland -35 37 £26,000 +4.00% 9
North East -18 15 £24,000 -4.00% 4
Northern Ireland -19 4 £25,000 -

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 1,285 (51.46%) C#
2 1,194 (47.82%) JavaScript
3 1,179 (47.22%) .NET
4 1,068 (42.77%) HTML
5 1,001 (40.09%) CSS
6 891 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
7 839 (33.60%) SQL
8 797 (31.92%) MVC
9 772 (30.92%) ASP.NET
10 737 (29.52%) Degree
11 716 (28.67%) SQL Server
12 657 (26.31%) Java
13 537 (21.51%) AngularJS
14 528 (21.15%) Computer Science
15 497 (19.90%) Web Development
16 487 (19.50%) jQuery
17 442 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
18 385 (15.42%) PHP
19 382 (15.30%) TDD
20 340 (13.62%) OO
21 334 (13.38%) Finance
22 322 (12.90%) Microsoft
23 294 (11.77%) HTML5
24 274 (10.97%) .NET Framework
25 272 (10.89%) Python
26 269 (10.77%) MySQL
27 249 (9.97%) Software Engineering
28 236 (9.45%) Git (software)
29 235 (9.41%) BDD
30 234 (9.37%) Front End Development

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 85 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (2.80%) CMS
3 56 (2.24%) IIS
4 51 (2.04%) WordPress
5 46 (1.84%) Umbraco
6 42 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.16%) Apache
8 22 (0.88%) JBoss
8 22 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.60%) Drupal
10 14 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.52%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.36%) Confluence
15 8 (0.32%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
16 7 (0.28%) SAS
17 6 (0.24%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.28%) SPSS
6 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.040%) InDesign
9 1 (0.040%) InVision
9 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.68%) Magento
3 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.24%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.12%) BASE24
7 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.080%) Shopify
8 2 (0.080%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.040%) Actimize
9 1 (0.040%) CiviCRM
9 1 (0.040%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.040%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.040%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 190 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (3.04%) GitHub
4 56 (2.24%) SaaS
5 18 (0.72%) npm
6 8 (0.32%) Yarn
7 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.28%) Sage Pay
8 6 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.24%) Heroku
8 6 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.20%) Office 365
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.16%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (3.92%) Internet
2 24 (0.96%) Hyperconnected
3 21 (0.84%) HTTP
4 15 (0.60%) SMS
5 7 (0.28%) SSL
6 4 (0.16%) DNS
6 4 (0.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.12%) Intranet
7 3 (0.12%) SSH
8 2 (0.080%) FTP
8 2 (0.080%) MQTT
8 2 (0.080%) Skype
8 2 (0.080%) SNMP
8 2 (0.080%) VPN
8 2 (0.080%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.040%) ATM
9 1 (0.040%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.040%) SMTP
9 1 (0.040%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.040%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 716 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 269 (10.77%) MySQL
3 127 (5.09%) MongoDB
4 105 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 102 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 95 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 69 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 62 (2.48%) Big Data
10 52 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (1.24%) Redis
16 26 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
16 26 (1.04%) Hadoop
17 22 (0.88%) Power BI
18 17 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 236 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 126 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 68 (2.72%) TeamCity
4 62 (2.48%) NUnit
5 55 (2.20%) Subversion
6 47 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 46 (1.84%) JIRA
8 45 (1.80%) Moq
9 41 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
11 33 (1.32%) Grunt
12 30 (1.20%) JUnit
13 28 (1.12%) gulp
13 28 (1.12%) MSTest
13 28 (1.12%) Selenium
14 27 (1.08%) Mercurial
15 26 (1.04%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.84%) Bitbucket
17 20 (0.80%) Maven
17 20 (0.80%) PHPUnit
General
1 334 (13.38%) Finance
2 192 (7.69%) Games
3 184 (7.37%) Marketing
4 130 (5.21%) Banking
5 105 (4.21%) Retail
6 64 (2.56%) Advertising
7 44 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.72%) Automotive
9 35 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.32%) Front Office
11 26 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.72%) Back Office
13 17 (0.68%) Legal
14 16 (0.64%) Electronics
15 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.40%) Law
18 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.20%) Publishing
20 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,179 (47.22%) .NET
2 1,068 (42.77%) HTML
3 1,001 (40.09%) CSS
4 772 (30.92%) ASP.NET
5 537 (21.51%) AngularJS
6 487 (19.50%) jQuery
7 442 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 294 (11.77%) HTML5
9 274 (10.97%) .NET Framework
10 203 (8.13%) WCF
11 192 (7.69%) Web Services
12 190 (7.61%) Node.js
13 172 (6.89%) WPF
14 169 (6.77%) XML
15 168 (6.73%) CSS3
16 165 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 161 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 153 (6.13%) React
19 147 (5.89%) REST
20 132 (5.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 528 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 185 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 134 (5.37%) User Experience
4 96 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 90 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (3.20%) Fintech
7 43 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 34 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.00%) Hedge funds
10 23 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 22 (0.88%) Social Media
12 20 (0.80%) Equities
13 19 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.68%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.52%) Derivative
15 13 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (0.48%) Graphic Design
17 11 (0.44%) Blog
17 11 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 225 (9.01%) Linux
2 135 (5.41%) Windows
3 105 (4.21%) Android
4 95 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 50 (2.00%) Unix
6 21 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.12%) HPUX
10 2 (0.080%) CentOS
10 2 (0.080%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.080%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.040%) AIX
11 1 (0.040%) Debian
11 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (31.92%) MVC
3 497 (19.90%) Web Development
4 382 (15.30%) TDD
5 340 (13.62%) OO
6 249 (9.97%) Software Engineering
7 235 (9.41%) BDD
8 234 (9.37%) Front End Development
9 202 (8.09%) Mathematics
9 202 (8.09%) Scrum
10 183 (7.33%) OOP
11 154 (6.17%) Web Application Development
12 136 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
13 131 (5.25%) SDLC
13 131 (5.25%) Unit Testing
14 113 (4.53%) E-Commerce
15 110 (4.41%) Kanban
16 106 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
17 82 (3.28%) Analytics
18 81 (3.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,285 (51.46%) C#
2 1,194 (47.82%) JavaScript
3 839 (33.60%) SQL
4 657 (26.31%) Java
5 385 (15.42%) PHP
6 272 (10.89%) Python
7 166 (6.65%) C++
8 143 (5.73%) T-SQL
9 105 (4.21%) Ruby
10 78 (3.12%) VB.NET
11 63 (2.52%) F#
12 58 (2.32%) TypeScript
13 57 (2.28%) C
14 30 (1.20%) Scala
15 27 (1.08%) Perl
16 23 (0.92%) VBA
17 22 (0.88%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.88%) ES6
18 19 (0.76%) Objective-C
18 19 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 737 (29.52%) Degree
2 213 (8.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
4 30 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 18 (0.72%) MCSD
6 18 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 16 (0.64%) MCP
8 13 (0.52%) MCAD
9 12 (0.48%) MCTS
10 10 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.36%) HND
12 8 (0.32%) PhD
13 7 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.16%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.12%) HNC
15 3 (0.12%) OCP
16 2 (0.080%) CFA
16 2 (0.080%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.04%) QA
2 7 (0.28%) SLA
3 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.16%) SEPA
4 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (1.76%) Docker
2 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.080%) Firmware
4 2 (0.080%) HDFS
5 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (2.08%) Kibana
2 18 (0.72%) Puppet
3 17 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.52%) Graphite
5 11 (0.44%) Ansible
5 11 (0.44%) Consul
6 8 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.16%) Terraform
9 3 (0.12%) Opsview
10 2 (0.080%) Grafana
11 1 (0.040%) Nagios
11 1 (0.040%) Plesk
11 1 (0.040%) Salt
11 1 (0.040%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.040%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 322 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 131 (5.25%) Google
3 85 (3.40%) Oracle
4 51 (2.04%) Zend
5 43 (1.72%) Twitter
6 25 (1.00%) SAP
7 23 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 19 (0.76%) Adobe
9 18 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 16 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.44%) Capita
12 9 (0.36%) IBM
13 7 (0.28%) Cognos
13 7 (0.28%) HP
13 7 (0.28%) Tableau
14 6 (0.24%) Apple
14 6 (0.24%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.24%) Sun
15 5 (0.20%) Facebook
15 5 (0.20%) Jaspersoft