The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 247 231
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 1208 1429 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.43% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1327 1405
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 £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +22 1162 £27,500 - 200
London -1 387 £35,000 - 61
South East -10 222 £27,500 +3.77% 42
North West +19 124 £25,000 - 21
South West +54 113 £27,250 +4.80% 14
West Midlands +51 105 £24,500 +2.08% 16
East Midlands +1 74 £25,000 +4.16% 16
City of London +21 73 £38,500 -3.75% 13
Manchester -1 70 £25,000 - 12
Bristol +27 66 £25,000 -3.84% 7
Yorkshire -5 63 £25,000 -9.90% 13
East of England -1 56 £27,500 -6.77% 14
West Yorkshire +30 50 £27,500 -1.78% 11
Hampshire +15 47 £26,000 +4.00% 10
Berkshire +37 46 £27,500 - 4
Birmingham +20 38 £24,250 -6.73% 6
Leeds +23 32 £25,000 -16.66% 8
Oxfordshire +13 30 £29,000 -22.66% 11
Surrey +13 26 £27,500 +5.76% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 26 £25,000 - 6
Worcestershire +7 23 £23,000 +2.22%
Cheshire -5 23 £25,000 - 5
Warwickshire +33 22 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Leicestershire +3 22 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Kent -3 22 £25,000 -3.84% 3
Wales +8 21 £22,500 -10.00% 2
East Sussex +5 21 £24,000 +6.66% 4
Leicester +5 21 £25,000 +19.04% 2
Reading +34 19 £26,750 -10.83%
Merseyside +12 18 £27,500 +12.24% 4

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1304 (50.19%) C#
2 1227 (47.23%) JavaScript
3 1180 (45.42%) .NET
4 1050 (40.42%) HTML
5 927 (35.68%) CSS
6 894 (34.41%) SQL
7 874 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
8 818 (31.49%) ASP.NET
9 805 (30.99%) MVC
10 795 (30.60%) Degree
11 777 (29.91%) SQL Server
12 705 (27.14%) Java
13 637 (24.52%) Computer Science
14 528 (20.32%) jQuery
15 502 (19.32%) AngularJS
16 467 (17.98%) TDD
17 466 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 459 (17.67%) OO
19 441 (16.97%) Web Development
20 383 (14.74%) PHP
21 337 (12.97%) Finance
22 331 (12.74%) Microsoft
23 327 (12.59%) HTML5
24 313 (12.05%) C++
25 302 (11.62%) MySQL
26 300 (11.55%) Python
27 275 (10.59%) Software Engineering
27 275 (10.59%) WCF
28 270 (10.39%) .NET Framework
29 266 (10.24%) XML

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 75 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (2.62%) CMS
2 68 (2.62%) WordPress
3 39 (1.50%) IIS
4 32 (1.23%) Drupal
5 29 (1.12%) Apache
6 24 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 23 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 20 (0.77%) Jetty
9 17 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 16 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.42%) JBoss
11 11 (0.42%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.35%) ColdFusion
13 8 (0.31%) nginx
14 7 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.23%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.23%) Confluence
15 6 (0.23%) OpenEdge
15 6 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 166 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 25 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.89%) MS Office
5 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (0.92%) Magento
2 16 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.077%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.077%) Shopify
6 2 (0.077%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.077%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.038%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 141 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.89%) GitHub
4 35 (1.35%) SaaS
5 18 (0.69%) Sage Pay
6 11 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.27%) AdWords
7 7 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.19%) Datadog
8 5 (0.19%) Force.com
9 4 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (0.15%) Heroku
10 3 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.12%) iTunes
11 2 (0.077%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.038%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.038%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.08%) Internet
2 28 (1.08%) HTTP
3 8 (0.31%) Intranet
4 3 (0.12%) Broadband
4 3 (0.12%) DNS
5 2 (0.077%) AMQP
5 2 (0.077%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.077%) LAN
5 2 (0.077%) SSL
5 2 (0.077%) UMTS
6 1 (0.038%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.038%) FTP
6 1 (0.038%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.038%) LDAP
6 1 (0.038%) NAS
6 1 (0.038%) RFID
6 1 (0.038%) SSH
6 1 (0.038%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.038%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 302 (11.62%) MySQL
3 143 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 120 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 113 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 84 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 79 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 74 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 60 (2.31%) Big Data
11 56 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.12%) Power BI
15 22 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.81%) Hadoop
17 20 (0.77%) Pentaho
17 20 (0.77%) Redis
18 17 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 265 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 136 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 97 (3.73%) NUnit
4 75 (2.89%) JIRA
5 73 (2.81%) Moq
6 72 (2.77%) Rhino Mocks
7 56 (2.16%) Jenkins
7 56 (2.16%) Subversion
8 55 (2.12%) TeamCity
9 48 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (1.81%) Maven
11 46 (1.77%) MSTest
12 42 (1.62%) JUnit
13 31 (1.19%) Selenium
14 24 (0.92%) Xcode
15 20 (0.77%) Eclipse
16 18 (0.69%) PHPUnit
17 17 (0.65%) Bitbucket
18 16 (0.62%) gulp
18 16 (0.62%) IntelliJ
General
1 337 (12.97%) Finance
2 174 (6.70%) Games
3 139 (5.35%) Banking
4 126 (4.85%) Marketing
5 103 (3.96%) Retail
6 70 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 68 (2.62%) Advertising
8 55 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 52 (2.00%) Legal
10 35 (1.35%) Front Office
11 31 (1.19%) Automotive
12 20 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 15 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.50%) Publishing
15 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.35%) Electronics
17 8 (0.31%) Billing
18 6 (0.23%) Back Office
18 6 (0.23%) Law
18 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1180 (45.42%) .NET
2 1050 (40.42%) HTML
3 927 (35.68%) CSS
4 818 (31.49%) ASP.NET
5 528 (20.32%) jQuery
6 502 (19.32%) AngularJS
7 466 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 327 (12.59%) HTML5
9 275 (10.59%) WCF
10 270 (10.39%) .NET Framework
11 266 (10.24%) XML
12 233 (8.97%) Web Services
13 207 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 196 (7.54%) CSS3
15 174 (6.70%) WPF
16 158 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 157 (6.04%) Node.js
18 150 (5.77%) RESTful
19 147 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 144 (5.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 637 (24.52%) Computer Science
2 110 (4.23%) Fintech
3 102 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 101 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (3.35%) User Experience
6 55 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (1.66%) Social Media
8 37 (1.42%) iPad
9 28 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 28 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.96%) Hedge funds
11 23 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 18 (0.69%) Graphic Design
13 10 (0.38%) Blog
13 10 (0.38%) Equities
13 10 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.38%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.31%) BBC
14 8 (0.31%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 255 (9.82%) Linux
2 178 (6.85%) Windows
3 117 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 108 (4.16%) Android
5 40 (1.54%) Unix
6 18 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 16 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.31%) CentOS
10 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.15%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.077%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (30.99%) MVC
3 467 (17.98%) TDD
4 459 (17.67%) OO
5 441 (16.97%) Web Development
6 275 (10.59%) Software Engineering
7 235 (9.05%) BDD
8 232 (8.93%) SDLC
9 227 (8.74%) Scrum
10 207 (7.97%) OOP
11 203 (7.81%) Mathematics
12 195 (7.51%) Front End Development
13 179 (6.89%) Web Application Development
14 147 (5.66%) Kanban
15 135 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
16 133 (5.12%) E-Commerce
17 102 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
18 96 (3.70%) Unit Testing
19 93 (3.58%) Dependency Injection
20 82 (3.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1304 (50.19%) C#
2 1227 (47.23%) JavaScript
3 894 (34.41%) SQL
4 705 (27.14%) Java
5 383 (14.74%) PHP
6 313 (12.05%) C++
7 300 (11.55%) Python
8 181 (6.97%) T-SQL
9 144 (5.54%) Ruby
10 131 (5.04%) VB.NET
11 90 (3.46%) C
12 54 (2.08%) F#
13 51 (1.96%) Objective-C
14 41 (1.58%) Scala
14 41 (1.58%) VB
15 37 (1.42%) Perl
16 30 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 21 (0.81%) Apple Swift
18 18 (0.69%) Apex Code
19 17 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 795 (30.60%) Degree
2 43 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.23%) MCP
4 30 (1.15%) MCSD
5 27 (1.04%) MCAD
5 27 (1.04%) MCTS
6 22 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.38%) PhD
8 9 (0.35%) HND
9 8 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.15%) OCMJD
10 4 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.038%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (2.89%) QA
2 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.15%) SDET
3 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.077%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.038%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.038%) Basel II
5 1 (0.038%) Basel III
5 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (1.62%) Docker
2 10 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.15%) etcd
3 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.077%) Firmware
5 1 (0.038%) Squid
5 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (1.81%) Kibana
2 14 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.50%) Ansible
3 13 (0.50%) Puppet
4 8 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.19%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.15%) Consul
7 3 (0.12%) Terraform
8 2 (0.077%) cPanel
8 2 (0.077%) logstash
9 1 (0.038%) Apache Shiro
9 1 (0.038%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.038%) Grafana
9 1 (0.038%) StatsD
Vendors
1 331 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 127 (4.89%) Oracle
3 88 (3.39%) Google
4 50 (1.92%) Zend
5 34 (1.31%) Adobe
6 27 (1.04%) Facebook
6 27 (1.04%) Tableau
7 24 (0.92%) Twitter
8 23 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 22 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (0.81%) Cognos
11 18 (0.69%) Apple
12 17 (0.65%) hybris
13 13 (0.50%) Sybase
14 11 (0.42%) VMware
15 9 (0.35%) SAP
15 9 (0.35%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.31%) DevExpress
17 7 (0.27%) TIBCO
18 6 (0.23%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Falmouth, Cornwall
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recann
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Recann
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Industry leading salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago