Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 247 233
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2,234 2,587 2,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.44% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.50% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,027 2,375 2,619
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the UK

Junior Developer
Top 15 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 13 December 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 +1 2,105 £30,000 - 440
UK excluding London -25 1,377 £27,500 - 342
London +45 806 £37,500 +7.14% 126
South East -15 449 £27,500 -8.33% 77
North of England +17 298 £25,000 - 92
South West -8 204 £28,500 +3.64% 35
Midlands -77 177 £25,000 - 70
East of England +7 169 £26,000 -13.33% 40
North West -18 159 £25,000 - 51
Yorkshire +42 130 £27,500 +10.00% 35
West Midlands -90 105 £25,000 - 43
East Midlands -6 72 £25,000 - 27
Scotland +9 47 £30,000 - 12
Wales -2 34 £25,000 - 16
North East -3 9 £26,000 -0.95% 6

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 1,179 (52.78%) C#
2 1,004 (44.94%) JavaScript
3 995 (44.54%) .NET
4 771 (34.51%) HTML
5 713 (31.92%) SQL
6 702 (31.42%) CSS
7 696 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
8 667 (29.86%) Java
9 604 (27.04%) SQL Server
10 601 (26.90%) MVC
11 547 (24.49%) ASP.NET
12 533 (23.86%) Degree
13 454 (20.32%) Computer Science
14 346 (15.49%) Finance
15 335 (15.00%) AngularJS
16 332 (14.86%) PHP
17 327 (14.64%) jQuery
18 312 (13.97%) Python
19 304 (13.61%) Git (software)
20 301 (13.47%) Microsoft
20 301 (13.47%) OO
21 292 (13.07%) Web Development
22 291 (13.03%) TDD
22 291 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
23 277 (12.40%) Software Engineering
24 212 (9.49%) MySQL
25 207 (9.27%) HTML5
26 194 (8.68%) Scrum
27 191 (8.55%) React
28 188 (8.42%) .NET Framework

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 57 (2.55%) WordPress
2 48 (2.15%) CMS
3 36 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 30 (1.34%) IIS
6 25 (1.12%) Drupal
7 22 (0.98%) Apache
8 19 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 17 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.54%) Confluence
11 7 (0.31%) nginx
11 7 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.18%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.18%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.13%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.13%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.090%) InDesign
7 2 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.045%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.49%) Magento
2 11 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.13%) Shopify
7 2 (0.090%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.090%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.090%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.045%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.045%) Odoo
8 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.045%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 117 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (4.03%) SaaS
3 82 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.52%) GitHub
5 16 (0.72%) npm
6 12 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.45%) Office 365
8 9 (0.40%) Serverless
9 8 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.22%) Firebase
11 4 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.18%) PaaS
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.13%) Google Play
13 2 (0.090%) Boomi
13 2 (0.090%) Heroku
13 2 (0.090%) IaaS
13 2 (0.090%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.42%) Internet
2 14 (0.63%) DNS
2 14 (0.63%) HTTP
3 12 (0.54%) FTP
4 11 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.45%) SMS
6 8 (0.36%) Intranet
6 8 (0.36%) SSL
7 7 (0.31%) Firewall
7 7 (0.31%) SSH
8 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.18%) SMTP
9 3 (0.13%) AMQP
9 3 (0.13%) RTP
10 2 (0.090%) Broadband
11 1 (0.045%) CDMA
11 1 (0.045%) GSM
11 1 (0.045%) UMTS
11 1 (0.045%) VoIP
11 1 (0.045%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (27.04%) SQL Server
2 212 (9.49%) MySQL
3 135 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 90 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 87 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 67 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (2.69%) Big Data
8 59 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (2.28%) MongoDB
10 43 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (0.98%) Redis
15 20 (0.90%) Hadoop
15 20 (0.90%) Oracle Database
16 15 (0.67%) MariaDB
17 14 (0.63%) Power BI
17 14 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 304 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 121 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 54 (2.42%) webpack
4 47 (2.10%) JIRA
5 44 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (1.88%) Subversion
7 32 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 28 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 27 (1.21%) Maven
11 23 (1.03%) Grunt
12 21 (0.94%) NUnit
13 20 (0.90%) Gradle
13 20 (0.90%) gulp
14 19 (0.85%) JUnit
15 16 (0.72%) Android Studio
15 16 (0.72%) Plastic SCM
16 15 (0.67%) Xcode
17 14 (0.63%) Mercurial
17 14 (0.63%) Trac
General
1 346 (15.49%) Finance
2 114 (5.10%) Games
3 107 (4.79%) Retail
4 98 (4.39%) Marketing
5 93 (4.16%) Banking
6 36 (1.61%) Automotive
7 33 (1.48%) Legal
8 32 (1.43%) Advertising
8 32 (1.43%) Front Office
9 24 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 18 (0.81%) Publishing
11 13 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.49%) Electronics
13 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.40%) Retail Finance
14 8 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.27%) Local Government
16 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.13%) Back Office
17 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 995 (44.54%) .NET
2 771 (34.51%) HTML
3 702 (31.42%) CSS
4 547 (24.49%) ASP.NET
5 335 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 327 (14.64%) jQuery
7 291 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 207 (9.27%) HTML5
9 191 (8.55%) React
10 188 (8.42%) .NET Framework
11 165 (7.39%) Node.js
12 145 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 137 (6.13%) Web Services
14 136 (6.09%) WCF
15 123 (5.51%) CSS3
16 120 (5.37%) REST
17 115 (5.15%) RESTful
17 115 (5.15%) XML
18 113 (5.06%) Sass
19 107 (4.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 168 (7.52%) User Experience
2 131 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 117 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 69 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 62 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.73%) Data Structures
7 61 (2.73%) Hedge funds
8 60 (2.69%) Fintech
9 39 (1.75%) Derivative
10 24 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.72%) Graphic Design
12 10 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (0.45%) Equities
12 10 (0.45%) Social Media
12 10 (0.45%) VLE
13 8 (0.36%) Blog
13 8 (0.36%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.31%) BBC
14 7 (0.31%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 135 (6.04%) Linux
2 66 (2.95%) Windows
3 60 (2.69%) Android
4 43 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.54%) Unix
6 10 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.22%) Debian
8 4 (0.18%) CentOS
9 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.045%) AIX
11 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (26.90%) MVC
3 454 (20.32%) Computer Science
4 301 (13.47%) OO
5 292 (13.07%) Web Development
6 291 (13.03%) TDD
7 277 (12.40%) Software Engineering
8 194 (8.68%) Scrum
9 182 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
10 179 (8.01%) Front End Development
11 177 (7.92%) Mathematics
12 154 (6.89%) BDD
13 113 (5.06%) Web Application Development
14 112 (5.01%) E-Commerce
15 108 (4.83%) SDLC
16 101 (4.52%) OOP
17 99 (4.43%) Microservices
18 98 (4.39%) Unit Testing
19 91 (4.07%) Test Automation
20 90 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,179 (52.78%) C#
2 1,004 (44.94%) JavaScript
3 713 (31.92%) SQL
4 667 (29.86%) Java
5 332 (14.86%) PHP
6 312 (13.97%) Python
7 185 (8.28%) C++
8 112 (5.01%) T-SQL
9 98 (4.39%) Ruby
10 71 (3.18%) VB.NET
11 60 (2.69%) TypeScript
12 50 (2.24%) R
13 49 (2.19%) ES6
14 42 (1.88%) C
15 30 (1.34%) Java 8
16 25 (1.12%) VB
17 23 (1.03%) Scala
18 20 (0.90%) Apex Code
18 20 (0.90%) Apple Swift
19 19 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 533 (23.86%) Degree
2 187 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.27%) HND
8 5 (0.22%) PhD
9 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.090%) MBA
11 1 (0.045%) CFA
11 1 (0.045%) MCP
11 1 (0.045%) MCSA
11 1 (0.045%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.09%) QA
2 13 (0.58%) GDPR
3 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.090%) PMO
6 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 57 (2.55%) Docker
2 4 (0.18%) HDFS
3 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.090%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.045%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.045%) LXC
5 1 (0.045%) Varnish
5 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (1.25%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.45%) Ansible
3 7 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.31%) Terraform
4 5 (0.22%) Puppet
5 4 (0.18%) Graphite
6 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.13%) Kibana
7 2 (0.090%) Consul
8 1 (0.045%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.045%) logstash
8 1 (0.045%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.045%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 301 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.19%) Oracle
3 46 (2.06%) Google
4 35 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (1.48%) Adobe
6 22 (0.98%) SAP
7 19 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 17 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.49%) Zend
10 10 (0.45%) TOWER Software
11 9 (0.40%) Facebook
11 9 (0.40%) Sybase
12 8 (0.36%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.27%) hybris
13 6 (0.27%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.22%) Apple
14 5 (0.22%) Sony
14 5 (0.22%) Wonderware
14 5 (0.22%) Yahoo!
15 4 (0.18%) Red Hat