Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £29,953 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 237 234
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2592 2749 3179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.47% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.52% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2609 2944
UK median annual salary £29,953 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.92% - +3.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £44,825 £43,750 £43,750
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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -6 2493 £30,000 +9.09% 202
UK excluding London +16 1786 £27,500 +10.00% 146
London -29 786 £35,000 +7.69% 59
South East +19 530 £30,000 +9.09% 35
Midlands +20 376 £25,000 - 37
North of England -32 337 £25,000 - 38
West Midlands +32 276 £25,000 - 23
South West +38 262 £27,500 +10.00% 13
North West -40 207 £25,000 - 27
East of England +16 200 £30,000 +7.14% 20
Yorkshire -17 118 £25,000 -9.09% 9
East Midlands -13 100 £25,000 - 13
Scotland -21 42 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Wales +6 38 £24,750 +1.02% 1
North East -7 12 £25,000 -9.91% 2
Northern Ireland -26 3 £25,000 -

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1291 (49.81%) C#
2 1242 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 1180 (45.52%) .NET
4 1158 (44.68%) HTML
5 1070 (41.28%) CSS
6 959 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
7 873 (33.68%) SQL
8 804 (31.02%) ASP.NET
8 804 (31.02%) MVC
9 796 (30.71%) Degree
10 744 (28.70%) SQL Server
11 698 (26.93%) Java
12 568 (21.91%) AngularJS
13 555 (21.41%) Computer Science
14 519 (20.02%) jQuery
15 470 (18.13%) Web Development
16 446 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
17 423 (16.32%) PHP
18 401 (15.47%) TDD
19 382 (14.74%) Finance
20 372 (14.35%) OO
21 339 (13.08%) Microsoft
22 336 (12.96%) HTML5
23 292 (11.27%) MySQL
24 280 (10.80%) .NET Framework
25 277 (10.69%) Python
26 274 (10.57%) Front End Development
27 259 (9.99%) Software Engineering
28 245 (9.45%) BDD
28 245 (9.45%) Computer Science Degree

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 80 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (2.70%) CMS
3 58 (2.24%) WordPress
4 53 (2.04%) IIS
5 40 (1.54%) Apache
6 36 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 22 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 22 (0.85%) Drupal
9 18 (0.69%) JBoss
10 14 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.31%) Confluence
14 7 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.23%) SAS
16 5 (0.19%) ExpressionEngine
16 5 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 40 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.27%) SPSS
6 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.12%) GIMP
8 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.69%) Magento
3 10 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.19%) Movex
5 5 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.19%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.039%) Actimize
8 1 (0.039%) CiviCRM
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.039%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 213 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (2.74%) GitHub
4 50 (1.93%) SaaS
5 20 (0.77%) npm
6 11 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (0.23%) Office 365
8 5 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (0.19%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.12%) IaaS
10 3 (0.12%) PaaS
10 3 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.63%) Internet
2 16 (0.62%) HTTP
3 12 (0.46%) Hyperconnected
4 8 (0.31%) ATM
4 8 (0.31%) Intranet
5 7 (0.27%) SMS
6 6 (0.23%) FTP
7 4 (0.15%) LDAP
8 3 (0.12%) Skype
9 2 (0.077%) MQTT
9 2 (0.077%) SMTP
9 2 (0.077%) SSH
9 2 (0.077%) SSL
9 2 (0.077%) VPN
10 1 (0.039%) DNS
10 1 (0.039%) Firewall
10 1 (0.039%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.039%) IMAP
10 1 (0.039%) LTE
10 1 (0.039%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 744 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 292 (11.27%) MySQL
3 131 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 125 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 121 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 87 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 77 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (2.70%) Big Data
9 67 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 44 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.54%) Hadoop
13 38 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (1.04%) Redis
17 24 (0.93%) Power BI
17 24 (0.93%) RDBMS
18 23 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
19 22 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 244 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 129 (4.98%) Visual Studio
3 75 (2.89%) TeamCity
4 61 (2.35%) NUnit
5 59 (2.28%) Subversion
6 53 (2.04%) JIRA
7 50 (1.93%) Grunt
8 47 (1.81%) gulp
9 45 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 39 (1.50%) Moq
11 34 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (1.04%) JUnit
13 27 (1.04%) Maven
14 25 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 23 (0.89%) PHPUnit
16 21 (0.81%) Bitbucket
16 21 (0.81%) Selenium
17 19 (0.73%) Bower
18 18 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 382 (14.74%) Finance
2 195 (7.52%) Games
3 188 (7.25%) Marketing
4 138 (5.32%) Banking
5 103 (3.97%) Retail
6 55 (2.12%) Advertising
7 50 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 46 (1.77%) Automotive
10 38 (1.47%) Front Office
11 29 (1.12%) Back Office
12 28 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.00%) Electronics
14 19 (0.73%) Aerospace
15 18 (0.69%) Legal
16 16 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.50%) Law
18 12 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.23%) Publishing
20 3 (0.12%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1180 (45.52%) .NET
2 1158 (44.68%) HTML
3 1070 (41.28%) CSS
4 804 (31.02%) ASP.NET
5 568 (21.91%) AngularJS
6 519 (20.02%) jQuery
7 446 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 336 (12.96%) HTML5
9 280 (10.80%) .NET Framework
10 211 (8.14%) Web Services
11 209 (8.06%) CSS3
12 206 (7.95%) XML
13 194 (7.48%) WCF
14 193 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 185 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 180 (6.94%) Node.js
17 158 (6.10%) React
17 158 (6.10%) REST
18 153 (5.90%) Spring
19 147 (5.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 555 (21.41%) Computer Science
2 163 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 135 (5.21%) User Experience
4 92 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 81 (3.13%) Fintech
7 53 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 35 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 31 (1.20%) Social Media
10 23 (0.89%) Hedge funds
11 18 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.66%) Graphic Design
12 17 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 16 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.62%) Equities
13 16 (0.62%) iPad
13 16 (0.62%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.35%) Blog
15 8 (0.31%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 234 (9.03%) Linux
2 158 (6.10%) Windows
3 134 (5.17%) Android
4 117 (4.51%) Apple iOS
5 45 (1.74%) Unix
6 20 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.27%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.27%) VxWorks
8 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.12%) Debian
9 3 (0.12%) HPUX
9 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.077%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.039%) CentOS
11 1 (0.039%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 804 (31.02%) MVC
3 470 (18.13%) Web Development
4 401 (15.47%) TDD
5 372 (14.35%) OO
6 274 (10.57%) Front End Development
7 259 (9.99%) Software Engineering
8 245 (9.45%) BDD
9 220 (8.49%) Scrum
10 183 (7.06%) Mathematics
11 181 (6.98%) OOP
12 161 (6.21%) Web Application Development
13 145 (5.59%) SDLC
14 135 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
15 134 (5.17%) Unit Testing
16 126 (4.86%) E-Commerce
17 114 (4.40%) Kanban
18 112 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
19 107 (4.13%) Analytics
19 107 (4.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1291 (49.81%) C#
2 1242 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 873 (33.68%) SQL
4 698 (26.93%) Java
5 423 (16.32%) PHP
6 277 (10.69%) Python
7 208 (8.02%) C++
8 147 (5.67%) T-SQL
9 119 (4.59%) Ruby
10 116 (4.48%) VB.NET
11 72 (2.78%) C
12 64 (2.47%) F#
13 47 (1.81%) TypeScript
14 28 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 28 (1.08%) Scala
15 27 (1.04%) Perl
16 23 (0.89%) VBA
17 20 (0.77%) R
18 19 (0.73%) VB
19 16 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 796 (30.71%) Degree
2 245 (9.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.89%) MCSD
6 22 (0.85%) MCP
7 19 (0.73%) MCAD
8 18 (0.69%) MCTS
9 16 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.46%) HND
11 10 (0.39%) PhD
11 10 (0.39%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.12%) HNC
15 3 (0.12%) OCP
15 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.077%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.47%) QA
2 9 (0.35%) SEPA
2 9 (0.35%) SLA
3 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (1.39%) Docker
2 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.077%) Firmware
5 1 (0.039%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (2.24%) Kibana
2 22 (0.85%) Ansible
3 21 (0.81%) Puppet
4 17 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.31%) Graphite
6 8 (0.31%) Opsview
7 7 (0.27%) Consul
8 5 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.12%) Terraform
10 1 (0.039%) Grafana
10 1 (0.039%) Plesk
10 1 (0.039%) Salt
10 1 (0.039%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.039%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.039%) WMI
Vendors
1 339 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 129 (4.98%) Google
3 111 (4.28%) Oracle
4 45 (1.74%) Zend
5 32 (1.23%) Twitter
6 28 (1.08%) SAP
7 18 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (0.62%) Adobe
8 16 (0.62%) Tableau
9 15 (0.58%) Cognos
10 12 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 11 (0.42%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.39%) Apple
12 10 (0.39%) IBM
13 8 (0.31%) Splunk
14 7 (0.27%) HP
14 7 (0.27%) VMware
15 6 (0.23%) Jaspersoft
15 6 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
15 6 (0.23%) Reuters