Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 236 240
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2519 2756 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.51% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2279 2607 2856
UK median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% - +3.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £43,950 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 168119 182893 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134641 153253 174947
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -7 2435 £28,000 +1.82% 140
UK excluding London +15 1739 £27,500 +7.84% 102
London -28 759 £35,000 +7.69% 43
South East +18 526 £29,905 +8.75% 25
Midlands +36 387 £25,000 - 29
North of England -45 319 £25,000 - 21
West Midlands +37 280 £25,000 - 12
South West +56 251 £27,500 - 10
North West -33 196 £25,000 - 14
East of England +7 191 £30,000 +7.14% 12
East Midlands +5 107 £25,000 - 17
Yorkshire -24 106 £25,000 -9.09% 6
Scotland -9 42 £31,500 +10.53% 2
Wales -11 24 £22,250 -7.29% 3
North East +23 17 £25,000 -7.41% 1
Northern Ireland -20 1 £32,500 -

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1247 (49.50%) C#
2 1218 (48.35%) JavaScript
3 1150 (45.65%) .NET
4 1132 (44.94%) HTML
5 1029 (40.85%) CSS
6 888 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
7 862 (34.22%) SQL
8 815 (32.35%) Degree
9 775 (30.77%) MVC
10 760 (30.17%) ASP.NET
11 757 (30.05%) SQL Server
12 683 (27.11%) Java
13 540 (21.44%) AngularJS
14 520 (20.64%) Computer Science
15 519 (20.60%) jQuery
16 433 (17.19%) Web Development
17 430 (17.07%) PHP
18 423 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 386 (15.32%) Finance
20 375 (14.89%) TDD
21 367 (14.57%) Microsoft
22 364 (14.45%) OO
23 335 (13.30%) HTML5
24 293 (11.63%) MySQL
25 276 (10.96%) .NET Framework
26 274 (10.88%) Software Engineering
27 265 (10.52%) Front End Development
28 252 (10.00%) Python
29 246 (9.77%) Git (software)
30 240 (9.53%) Linux

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 77 (3.06%) CMS
2 72 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (2.82%) WordPress
4 50 (1.98%) IIS
5 45 (1.79%) Apache
6 41 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.07%) Drupal
8 26 (1.03%) Apache Spark
9 21 (0.83%) Umbraco
10 19 (0.75%) JBoss
11 16 (0.64%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.24%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.24%) Confluence
16 6 (0.24%) SAS
17 5 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
17 5 (0.20%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 44 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 34 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.28%) SPSS
6 6 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.12%) GIMP
9 2 (0.079%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.95%) Magento
3 8 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.20%) Movex
5 5 (0.20%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.079%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.079%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.040%) Actimize
8 1 (0.040%) CiviCRM
8 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.040%) Optimost
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.040%) Shopify
8 1 (0.040%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 218 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (2.98%) GitHub
4 40 (1.59%) SaaS
5 21 (0.83%) npm
6 13 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.36%) Office 365
8 7 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.20%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.20%) PaaS
11 4 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.53%) Internet
2 16 (0.64%) HTTP
3 11 (0.44%) Intranet
4 10 (0.40%) ATM
5 8 (0.32%) FTP
6 6 (0.24%) Hyperconnected
7 5 (0.20%) SMS
8 4 (0.16%) LDAP
8 4 (0.16%) Skype
9 3 (0.12%) SSH
9 3 (0.12%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.079%) DNS
10 2 (0.079%) MQTT
10 2 (0.079%) SMTP
10 2 (0.079%) SSL
10 2 (0.079%) VPN
11 1 (0.040%) Firewall
11 1 (0.040%) IMAP
11 1 (0.040%) LTE
11 1 (0.040%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 293 (11.63%) MySQL
3 132 (5.24%) Relational Database
4 122 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 118 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 82 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 81 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (2.78%) Big Data
9 68 (2.70%) NoSQL
10 45 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 37 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 33 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
15 25 (0.99%) Redis
16 24 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
18 20 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 246 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 143 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 69 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 61 (2.42%) Subversion
5 59 (2.34%) JIRA
6 56 (2.22%) NUnit
7 47 (1.87%) Grunt
7 47 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 44 (1.75%) gulp
9 42 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (1.27%) Moq
11 29 (1.15%) Maven
12 27 (1.07%) JUnit
13 26 (1.03%) Eclipse
14 25 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
15 21 (0.83%) PHPUnit
16 20 (0.79%) Bitbucket
17 19 (0.75%) Xcode
18 18 (0.71%) Bower
19 15 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 386 (15.32%) Finance
2 184 (7.30%) Marketing
3 177 (7.03%) Games
4 124 (4.92%) Banking
5 107 (4.25%) Retail
6 49 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.91%) Advertising
8 43 (1.71%) Automotive
9 41 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 38 (1.51%) Front Office
11 34 (1.35%) Electronics
12 33 (1.31%) Back Office
13 29 (1.15%) Legal
14 27 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 16 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.40%) Law
17 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.28%) Publishing
19 2 (0.079%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1150 (45.65%) .NET
2 1132 (44.94%) HTML
3 1029 (40.85%) CSS
4 760 (30.17%) ASP.NET
5 540 (21.44%) AngularJS
6 519 (20.60%) jQuery
7 423 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 335 (13.30%) HTML5
9 276 (10.96%) .NET Framework
10 218 (8.65%) Web Services
11 217 (8.61%) XML
12 196 (7.78%) CSS3
13 180 (7.15%) Node.js
14 179 (7.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 176 (6.99%) WCF
16 170 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 155 (6.15%) React
18 153 (6.07%) REST
19 147 (5.84%) Spring
20 133 (5.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 520 (20.64%) Computer Science
2 144 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 120 (4.76%) User Experience
4 101 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 89 (3.53%) Fintech
7 58 (2.30%) Data Structures
8 42 (1.67%) Social Media
9 37 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 25 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (0.99%) Graphic Design
11 23 (0.91%) Hedge funds
12 19 (0.75%) iPad
13 17 (0.67%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.52%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.44%) Equities
16 8 (0.32%) BBC
16 8 (0.32%) Driving Licence
17 7 (0.28%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 240 (9.53%) Linux
2 180 (7.15%) Windows
3 144 (5.72%) Android
4 136 (5.40%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.67%) Unix
6 25 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.48%) VxWorks
8 9 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.12%) Debian
11 3 (0.12%) HPUX
11 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.079%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.040%) CentOS
13 1 (0.040%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (30.77%) MVC
3 433 (17.19%) Web Development
4 375 (14.89%) TDD
5 364 (14.45%) OO
6 274 (10.88%) Software Engineering
7 265 (10.52%) Front End Development
8 234 (9.29%) BDD
9 200 (7.94%) Scrum
10 166 (6.59%) Mathematics
11 165 (6.55%) OOP
12 146 (5.80%) Web Application Development
13 141 (5.60%) SDLC
14 136 (5.40%) E-Commerce
14 136 (5.40%) Unit Testing
15 127 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
16 107 (4.25%) Analytics
16 107 (4.25%) Kanban
17 106 (4.21%) Open Source
18 105 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1247 (49.50%) C#
2 1218 (48.35%) JavaScript
3 862 (34.22%) SQL
4 683 (27.11%) Java
5 430 (17.07%) PHP
6 252 (10.00%) Python
7 228 (9.05%) C++
8 152 (6.03%) T-SQL
9 141 (5.60%) VB.NET
10 128 (5.08%) Ruby
11 81 (3.22%) C
12 60 (2.38%) F#
13 39 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 34 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 34 (1.35%) Scala
15 30 (1.19%) Perl
16 29 (1.15%) VB
16 29 (1.15%) VBA
17 23 (0.91%) R
18 17 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 815 (32.35%) Degree
2 240 (9.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 24 (0.95%) MCP
6 24 (0.95%) MCSD
7 20 (0.79%) MCAD
8 19 (0.75%) MCTS
9 16 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.48%) HND
11 11 (0.44%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.36%) PhD
13 5 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.12%) HNC
14 3 (0.12%) OCP
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.079%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.69%) QA
2 12 (0.48%) SLA
3 10 (0.40%) SEPA
4 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.20%) PMO
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (1.51%) Docker
2 12 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (2.10%) Kibana
2 31 (1.23%) Ansible
3 22 (0.87%) Puppet
4 17 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.36%) Opsview
7 7 (0.28%) Consul
7 7 (0.28%) Graphite
8 5 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.12%) Terraform
10 2 (0.079%) Salt
11 1 (0.040%) logstash
11 1 (0.040%) Plesk
11 1 (0.040%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.040%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.040%) WMI
Vendors
1 367 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 127 (5.04%) Oracle
3 88 (3.49%) Google
4 47 (1.87%) Zend
5 21 (0.83%) SAP
6 19 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (0.64%) Adobe
7 16 (0.64%) Cognos
7 16 (0.64%) Tableau
8 15 (0.60%) Xamarin
9 14 (0.56%) Apple
10 12 (0.48%) VMware
11 10 (0.40%) IBM
11 10 (0.40%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.32%) Jaspersoft
12 8 (0.32%) Splunk
13 7 (0.28%) Twitter
14 6 (0.24%) Facebook
14 6 (0.24%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.24%) Sage