Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 250 254
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2,302 2,534 2,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.43% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.48% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,092 2,294 2,652
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,500
% 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 167,485 170,923 196,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,503 139,507 164,804
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -6 2,187 £30,000 +9.09% 384
UK excluding London -24 1,444 £27,500 +7.84% 306
London +12 797 £37,500 +10.29% 84
South East -25 461 £27,500 - 61
North of England +11 379 £26,000 +4.00% 110
South West -10 198 £26,000 -1.89% 37
North West -16 198 £25,000 - 64
Midlands -83 195 £25,000 - 60
Yorkshire +56 153 £30,000 +20.00% 41
East of England +10 153 £27,500 -8.33% 32
West Midlands -60 121 £25,000 - 22
East Midlands -46 73 £25,000 - 38
Wales +14 31 £25,000 +7.53% 3
Scotland -26 30 £27,500 -8.33% 2
North East -14 28 £31,500 +26.00% 5

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 1,220 (53.00%) C#
2 1,096 (47.61%) JavaScript
3 1,083 (47.05%) .NET
4 943 (40.96%) HTML
5 850 (36.92%) CSS
6 819 (35.58%) SQL
7 726 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
8 682 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 666 (28.93%) ASP.NET
10 653 (28.37%) Java
11 649 (28.19%) MVC
12 559 (24.28%) Degree
13 468 (20.33%) Computer Science
14 417 (18.11%) Finance
15 394 (17.12%) OO
15 394 (17.12%) AngularJS
16 369 (16.03%) Web Development
17 364 (15.81%) jQuery
18 321 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 318 (13.81%) Git (software)
20 309 (13.42%) Microsoft
20 309 (13.42%) PHP
21 299 (12.99%) HTML5
22 294 (12.77%) TDD
23 282 (12.25%) Python
24 272 (11.82%) .NET Framework
25 254 (11.03%) MySQL
26 249 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
27 244 (10.60%) Software Engineering
28 200 (8.69%) Scrum

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 66 (2.87%) CMS
2 59 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (1.87%) Umbraco
4 41 (1.78%) IIS
4 41 (1.78%) WordPress
5 32 (1.39%) Apache
6 28 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.13%) Drupal
8 24 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 20 (0.87%) Confluence
10 17 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.35%) JBoss
11 8 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.26%) nginx
14 5 (0.22%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.22%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.17%) Kentico
16 3 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 59 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.96%) Chatbot
5 12 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.22%) GIMP
9 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.087%) InDesign
9 2 (0.087%) Mingle
10 1 (0.043%) Blender
10 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.83%) Magento
3 15 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.087%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.087%) Shopify
9 1 (0.043%) BASE24
9 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.043%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.043%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.043%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.043%) Ripple
9 1 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 151 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (3.00%) SaaS
4 32 (1.39%) GitHub
5 14 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (0.56%) npm
7 11 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.35%) Sage Pay
9 7 (0.30%) Google Play
10 6 (0.26%) Serverless
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.22%) Firebase
12 3 (0.13%) Force.com
12 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.087%) Office 365
13 2 (0.087%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.087%) Yarn
14 1 (0.043%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.043%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.65%) Internet
2 36 (1.56%) HTTP
3 22 (0.96%) SMS
4 18 (0.78%) DNS
5 12 (0.52%) SSL
5 12 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.48%) FTP
7 10 (0.43%) Intranet
8 7 (0.30%) Broadband
9 6 (0.26%) SMTP
10 5 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
11 4 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.087%) AMQP
13 1 (0.043%) CDMA
13 1 (0.043%) GSM
13 1 (0.043%) LTE
13 1 (0.043%) SAN
13 1 (0.043%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 254 (11.03%) MySQL
3 155 (6.73%) Relational Database
4 103 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (3.56%) Big Data
6 77 (3.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 76 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 73 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 69 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 38 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (1.39%) Redis
14 31 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
14 31 (1.35%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.22%) Hadoop
16 26 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (1.04%) Power BI
18 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 318 (13.81%) Git (software)
2 105 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 78 (3.39%) Subversion
4 75 (3.26%) JIRA
5 71 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 55 (2.39%) Jenkins
7 45 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 42 (1.82%) Maven
9 39 (1.69%) JUnit
10 33 (1.43%) Plastic SCM
11 29 (1.26%) NUnit
12 26 (1.13%) Eclipse
13 25 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 23 (1.00%) webpack
15 22 (0.96%) gulp
16 20 (0.87%) Grunt
17 19 (0.83%) Bitbucket
18 15 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
18 15 (0.65%) Selenium
19 14 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 417 (18.11%) Finance
2 199 (8.64%) Banking
3 139 (6.04%) Marketing
4 127 (5.52%) Games
5 109 (4.74%) Retail
6 66 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 64 (2.78%) Front Office
8 45 (1.95%) Advertising
9 40 (1.74%) Back Office
10 35 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.13%) Automotive
13 23 (1.00%) Legal
14 22 (0.96%) Electronics
15 16 (0.70%) Publishing
16 13 (0.56%) Law
17 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
19 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,083 (47.05%) .NET
2 943 (40.96%) HTML
3 850 (36.92%) CSS
4 666 (28.93%) ASP.NET
5 394 (17.12%) AngularJS
6 364 (15.81%) jQuery
7 321 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 299 (12.99%) HTML5
9 272 (11.82%) .NET Framework
10 183 (7.95%) CSS3
11 164 (7.12%) React
11 164 (7.12%) XML
12 149 (6.47%) RESTful
13 146 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 139 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 138 (5.99%) Web Services
16 135 (5.86%) WCF
17 132 (5.73%) Node.js
18 129 (5.60%) Entity Framework
19 120 (5.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 468 (20.33%) Computer Science
2 173 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
3 121 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 100 (4.34%) User Experience
6 82 (3.56%) Fintech
7 78 (3.39%) Hedge funds
8 67 (2.91%) Algorithms
9 55 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.30%) Equities
12 23 (1.00%) Derivative
13 18 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.65%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.52%) Robotics
16 12 (0.52%) Social Media
17 11 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
18 10 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 175 (7.60%) Linux
2 103 (4.47%) Windows
3 77 (3.34%) Android
4 63 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.17%) Unix
6 16 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.35%) CentOS
8 5 (0.22%) Debian
9 3 (0.13%) HPUX
9 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.13%) Solaris
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.087%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.087%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.043%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 649 (28.19%) MVC
3 394 (17.12%) OO
4 369 (16.03%) Web Development
5 294 (12.77%) TDD
6 249 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
7 244 (10.60%) Software Engineering
8 200 (8.69%) Scrum
9 173 (7.52%) OOP
10 166 (7.21%) Mathematics
11 165 (7.17%) BDD
12 142 (6.17%) Front End Development
13 135 (5.86%) SDLC
14 118 (5.13%) E-Commerce
15 114 (4.95%) Web Application Development
16 113 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
17 104 (4.52%) Multithreading
18 101 (4.39%) Unit Testing
19 90 (3.91%) Test Automation
20 76 (3.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,220 (53.00%) C#
2 1,096 (47.61%) JavaScript
3 819 (35.58%) SQL
4 653 (28.37%) Java
5 309 (13.42%) PHP
6 282 (12.25%) Python
7 144 (6.26%) C++
8 141 (6.13%) T-SQL
9 103 (4.47%) Ruby
10 61 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 48 (2.09%) Perl
12 47 (2.04%) TypeScript
13 45 (1.95%) VBA
14 44 (1.91%) Java 8
15 43 (1.87%) Scala
16 36 (1.56%) F#
17 23 (1.00%) ES6
18 22 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.91%) Apex Code
19 21 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 559 (24.28%) Degree
2 193 (8.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 16 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (0.43%) Postgraduate
7 9 (0.39%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.35%) MCP
9 6 (0.26%) HND
9 6 (0.26%) PhD
10 5 (0.22%) MCAD
10 5 (0.22%) MCSD
10 5 (0.22%) MCTS
10 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.17%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.13%) MCSA
13 2 (0.087%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.087%) MBA
14 1 (0.043%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.04%) QA
2 15 (0.65%) SLA
3 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.17%) GDPR
4 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.13%) GCP
5 3 (0.13%) MiFID
6 2 (0.087%) PMO
7 1 (0.043%) DICOM
7 1 (0.043%) EMIR
7 1 (0.043%) HL7
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (2.13%) Docker
2 6 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.17%) LXC
4 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.043%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (1.39%) Kibana
2 11 (0.48%) Graphite
3 10 (0.43%) Ansible
4 9 (0.39%) Terraform
5 7 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.30%) Puppet
6 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.13%) Consul
8 3 (0.13%) Grafana
9 1 (0.043%) logstash
9 1 (0.043%) Nagios
9 1 (0.043%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.043%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 309 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 144 (6.26%) Oracle
3 100 (4.34%) Google
4 41 (1.78%) SAP
5 37 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (1.43%) Capita
7 32 (1.39%) Twitter
8 30 (1.30%) Adobe
8 30 (1.30%) Zend
9 29 (1.26%) Xamarin
10 23 (1.00%) Sybase
11 19 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.78%) Facebook
12 18 (0.78%) hybris
13 15 (0.65%) Apple
14 9 (0.39%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.39%) TOWER Software
15 8 (0.35%) BT
16 6 (0.26%) Atlassian
17 5 (0.22%) Tableau