The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 247 256
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1331 1373 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.39% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.44% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1286 1351
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 £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +6.00%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +16 1290 £27,500 - 235
London +4 399 £32,500 -7.14% 63
South East +12 296 £28,500 +3.63% 46
West Midlands +39 134 £25,000 +4.16% 14
North West -39 130 £25,000 - 36
South West +31 108 £25,500 -7.27% 17
Manchester -21 91 £25,000 - 22
East of England -15 86 £30,000 +20.00% 19
City of London +46 72 £37,500 - 9
East Midlands +11 63 £25,000 -6.54% 13
Surrey +35 62 £27,500 -1.78% 13
Yorkshire -23 58 £25,500 -7.27% 21
Oxfordshire +42 55 £30,000 +21.64% 9
Bristol +1 52 £22,750 -24.16% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 47 £30,000 +7.14% 4
Hampshire -23 43 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Birmingham +24 39 £25,500 +9.67% 2
Berkshire +14 39 £29,000 -17.14% 7
West Yorkshire -14 36 £26,875 -5.70% 10
Warwickshire +25 34 £27,000 -6.89% 1
East Sussex +33 32 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Cambridge +2 28 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Guildford +17 27 £27,500 -12.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 24 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Leeds -12 24 £28,000 -4.27% 8
Coventry +12 22 £24,000 -12.72% 4
Kent +2 22 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Leicestershire +19 21 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Leicester +25 20 £25,000 -23.07%
Somerset +19 20 £31,000 +37.77% 1

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1262 (49.84%) C#
2 1208 (47.71%) JavaScript
3 1132 (44.71%) .NET
4 1082 (42.73%) HTML
5 952 (37.60%) CSS
6 851 (33.61%) Degree
7 797 (31.48%) SQL
8 781 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
9 772 (30.49%) ASP.NET
10 735 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 722 (28.52%) MVC
12 695 (27.45%) Java
13 576 (22.75%) Computer Science
14 520 (20.54%) jQuery
15 474 (18.72%) AngularJS
16 441 (17.42%) Web Development
17 409 (16.15%) OO
17 409 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 403 (15.92%) PHP
19 399 (15.76%) TDD
20 365 (14.42%) Finance
21 346 (13.67%) Microsoft
22 341 (13.47%) HTML5
23 299 (11.81%) C++
24 289 (11.41%) Software Engineering
25 287 (11.33%) .NET Framework
26 282 (11.14%) Computer Science Degree
27 277 (10.94%) MySQL
28 245 (9.68%) BDD
29 244 (9.64%) Git (software)

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 81 (3.20%) WordPress
2 80 (3.16%) CMS
3 78 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (1.66%) IIS
5 41 (1.62%) Drupal
6 39 (1.54%) Apache
7 30 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 24 (0.95%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.39%) OpenEdge
12 8 (0.32%) Jetty
12 8 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.28%) nginx
14 6 (0.24%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.24%) JBoss
15 5 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.20%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.20%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 56 (2.21%) Photoshop
2 50 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (0.99%) 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 (0.079%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.039%) GIMP
9 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (1.11%) Magento
2 23 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.16%) Movex
5 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.079%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.079%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.079%) Optimost
6 2 (0.079%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.079%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.039%) Investran
7 1 (0.039%) Line 500
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.039%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.039%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.039%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 183 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (2.33%) GitHub
4 37 (1.46%) SaaS
5 20 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
7 12 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.39%) Sage Pay
10 7 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.20%) Datadog
11 5 (0.20%) Force.com
11 5 (0.20%) Office 365
12 4 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.12%) AdWords
13 3 (0.12%) Heroku
13 3 (0.12%) PaaS
14 2 (0.079%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.079%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.079%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.52%) Internet
2 29 (1.15%) HTTP
3 15 (0.59%) Intranet
4 8 (0.32%) FTP
5 7 (0.28%) ATM
6 4 (0.16%) Broadband
7 2 (0.079%) Skype
7 2 (0.079%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.039%) CDMA
8 1 (0.039%) DHCP
8 1 (0.039%) DNS
8 1 (0.039%) GSM
8 1 (0.039%) IMAP
8 1 (0.039%) LAN
8 1 (0.039%) LTE
8 1 (0.039%) SMTP
8 1 (0.039%) SS7
8 1 (0.039%) SSH
8 1 (0.039%) UMTS
8 1 (0.039%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 277 (10.94%) MySQL
3 149 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 114 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 90 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 75 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 73 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (2.69%) Big Data
10 47 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (1.58%) Hadoop
14 34 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.15%) Redis
16 27 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
17 22 (0.87%) Power BI
18 21 (0.83%) QlikView
18 21 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 20 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 244 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 150 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 74 (2.92%) TeamCity
4 64 (2.53%) NUnit
5 55 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (1.97%) JIRA
7 47 (1.86%) Moq
8 44 (1.74%) Subversion
9 38 (1.50%) Maven
10 37 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
11 35 (1.38%) Jenkins
12 34 (1.34%) Xcode
13 28 (1.11%) JUnit
14 26 (1.03%) gulp
15 25 (0.99%) Eclipse
15 25 (0.99%) Selenium
16 24 (0.95%) Grunt
17 20 (0.79%) MSTest
18 13 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 12 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 365 (14.42%) Finance
2 186 (7.35%) Games
3 132 (5.21%) Marketing
4 130 (5.13%) Banking
5 88 (3.48%) Retail
6 62 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 58 (2.29%) Legal
8 56 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 53 (2.09%) Advertising
10 52 (2.05%) Front Office
11 47 (1.86%) Automotive
12 28 (1.11%) Electronics
13 24 (0.95%) Back Office
14 23 (0.91%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.63%) Publishing
16 14 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.47%) Law
18 10 (0.39%) Billing
19 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
20 2 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1132 (44.71%) .NET
2 1082 (42.73%) HTML
3 952 (37.60%) CSS
4 772 (30.49%) ASP.NET
5 520 (20.54%) jQuery
6 474 (18.72%) AngularJS
7 409 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 341 (13.47%) HTML5
9 287 (11.33%) .NET Framework
10 239 (9.44%) XML
11 221 (8.73%) Web Services
12 213 (8.41%) WCF
13 200 (7.90%) CSS3
14 197 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 176 (6.95%) Node.js
16 172 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 149 (5.88%) React
18 148 (5.85%) WPF
19 142 (5.61%) Spring
20 137 (5.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 576 (22.75%) Computer Science
2 140 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
3 112 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 109 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (4.15%) Fintech
6 86 (3.40%) User Experience
7 53 (2.09%) Social Media
8 50 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 50 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.22%) iPad
10 28 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.07%) Graphic Design
12 21 (0.83%) Hedge funds
13 20 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.63%) Mobile Games
15 9 (0.36%) BBC
16 7 (0.28%) Driving Licence
17 6 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
17 6 (0.24%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.24%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 241 (9.52%) Linux
2 171 (6.75%) Windows
3 145 (5.73%) Android
4 142 (5.61%) Apple iOS
5 43 (1.70%) Unix
6 20 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.75%) VxWorks
8 14 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.32%) CentOS
11 7 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.079%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.079%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.039%) Debian
13 1 (0.039%) HPUX
13 1 (0.039%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 722 (28.52%) MVC
3 441 (17.42%) Web Development
4 409 (16.15%) OO
5 399 (15.76%) TDD
6 289 (11.41%) Software Engineering
7 245 (9.68%) BDD
8 216 (8.53%) Front End Development
9 200 (7.90%) SDLC
10 173 (6.83%) OOP
11 171 (6.75%) Scrum
12 160 (6.32%) Mathematics
13 151 (5.96%) Web Application Development
14 137 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 113 (4.46%) Kanban
16 110 (4.34%) Multithreading
17 109 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
18 108 (4.27%) Open Source
19 105 (4.15%) Unit Testing
20 98 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1262 (49.84%) C#
2 1208 (47.71%) JavaScript
3 797 (31.48%) SQL
4 695 (27.45%) Java
5 403 (15.92%) PHP
6 299 (11.81%) C++
7 239 (9.44%) Python
8 165 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 164 (6.48%) Ruby
10 149 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 85 (3.36%) C
12 64 (2.53%) F#
13 55 (2.17%) Scala
14 53 (2.09%) Objective-C
15 37 (1.46%) VB
16 35 (1.38%) TypeScript
17 29 (1.15%) Perl
18 25 (0.99%) VBA
19 22 (0.87%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 851 (33.61%) Degree
2 282 (11.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 35 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 34 (1.34%) MCP
7 28 (1.11%) MCSD
8 26 (1.03%) MCAD
8 26 (1.03%) MCTS
9 23 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 15 (0.59%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.36%) PhD
13 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.16%) HND
14 4 (0.16%) OCMJD
14 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.039%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.12%) QA
2 9 (0.36%) SLA
3 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.24%) SEPA
4 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.079%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.079%) PMO
7 1 (0.039%) Basel II
7 1 (0.039%) Basel III
7 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 44 (1.74%) Docker
2 24 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.20%) Firmware
6 4 (0.16%) etcd
6 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 62 (2.45%) Kibana
2 37 (1.46%) Ansible
3 19 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 18 (0.71%) Puppet
5 15 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.24%) Opsview
7 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.16%) Consul
9 3 (0.12%) logstash
10 2 (0.079%) Salt
11 1 (0.039%) cPanel
11 1 (0.039%) Grafana
11 1 (0.039%) StatsD
11 1 (0.039%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.039%) WMI
Vendors
1 346 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 140 (5.53%) Oracle
3 109 (4.30%) Google
4 44 (1.74%) Zend
5 27 (1.07%) Adobe
6 25 (0.99%) VMware
7 23 (0.91%) Apple
8 22 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.79%) Tableau
10 19 (0.75%) Xamarin
11 18 (0.71%) Cognos
12 16 (0.63%) SAP
13 11 (0.43%) Facebook
14 9 (0.36%) Twitter
15 8 (0.32%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.32%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.32%) Splunk
16 7 (0.28%) Sun
17 6 (0.24%) DevExpress
17 6 (0.24%) Jaspersoft
Egham, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified £37k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Training, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday