Period
to 23 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 239 238
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 2496 2765 3042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.41% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.46% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2253 2605 2824
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -

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 168714 189810 208926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135862 159661 172073
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £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 August 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 August 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 +4 2412 £27,500 - 168
UK excluding London +24 1728 £26,000 - 111
London -30 751 £35,000 +6.87% 59
South East +23 523 £27,500 - 27
Midlands +54 382 £25,000 +4.17% 28
North of England -25 365 £25,000 - 25
West Midlands +57 258 £25,000 +4.17% 16
North West -30 234 £25,000 - 12
South West +41 216 £25,000 -9.09% 15
East of England +2 173 £30,000 +7.14% 14
East Midlands +6 124 £25,000 - 12
Yorkshire -28 107 £25,000 -9.09% 12
Scotland +17 44 £29,500 +3.51% 2
Wales -14 26 £23,250 -7.00%
North East +24 24 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 1224 (49.04%) C#
2 1201 (48.12%) JavaScript
3 1119 (44.83%) HTML
4 1112 (44.55%) .NET
5 998 (39.98%) CSS
6 821 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
7 817 (32.73%) Degree
8 786 (31.49%) SQL
9 740 (29.65%) SQL Server
10 735 (29.45%) ASP.NET
11 712 (28.53%) MVC
12 692 (27.72%) Java
13 530 (21.23%) Computer Science
14 507 (20.31%) jQuery
15 482 (19.31%) AngularJS
16 421 (16.87%) PHP
17 411 (16.47%) Web Development
18 388 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 376 (15.06%) Finance
20 375 (15.02%) TDD
21 371 (14.86%) HTML5
22 368 (14.74%) Microsoft
23 359 (14.38%) OO
24 287 (11.50%) Software Engineering
25 281 (11.26%) MySQL
26 271 (10.86%) .NET Framework
27 265 (10.62%) C++
28 250 (10.02%) Front End Development
29 246 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
30 233 (9.33%) 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 91 (3.65%) CMS
2 78 (3.13%) WordPress
3 66 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (1.76%) IIS
5 40 (1.60%) Apache
6 35 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 32 (1.28%) Drupal
8 29 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 19 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.40%) JBoss
11 10 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.36%) OpenEdge
13 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.20%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.20%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.20%) SAS
15 4 (0.16%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.16%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 43 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) GIMP
7 3 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.080%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.20%) Magento
2 29 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.20%) Movex
4 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.080%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.080%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.080%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.040%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.040%) Investran
7 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.040%) Optimost
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.040%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.040%) Shopify
7 1 (0.040%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 190 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.48%) GitHub
4 39 (1.56%) SaaS
5 18 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
7 11 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.24%) Dropbox
9 6 (0.24%) Office 365
9 6 (0.24%) Sage Pay
10 5 (0.20%) Google Drive
10 5 (0.20%) PaaS
11 2 (0.080%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.080%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.080%) Datadog
11 2 (0.080%) Force.com
11 2 (0.080%) Heroku
11 2 (0.080%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.08%) Internet
2 26 (1.04%) HTTP
3 14 (0.56%) Intranet
4 10 (0.40%) ATM
5 7 (0.28%) FTP
6 4 (0.16%) Broadband
6 4 (0.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.080%) Skype
8 2 (0.080%) SMTP
8 2 (0.080%) SSH
9 1 (0.040%) CDMA
9 1 (0.040%) DNS
9 1 (0.040%) GSM
9 1 (0.040%) IMAP
9 1 (0.040%) SMS
9 1 (0.040%) SNMP
9 1 (0.040%) UMTS
9 1 (0.040%) VoIP
9 1 (0.040%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (29.65%) SQL Server
2 281 (11.26%) MySQL
3 127 (5.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 118 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 111 (4.45%) Relational Database
6 79 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 66 (2.64%) Big Data
8 65 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (2.48%) NoSQL
10 44 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 41 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 30 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (1.04%) Redis
17 25 (1.00%) QlikView
18 24 (0.96%) RDBMS
19 23 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 227 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 151 (6.05%) Visual Studio
3 64 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 58 (2.32%) NUnit
4 58 (2.32%) Subversion
5 54 (2.16%) JIRA
6 49 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (1.52%) Moq
8 34 (1.36%) Grunt
8 34 (1.36%) gulp
9 29 (1.16%) JUnit
9 29 (1.16%) Maven
10 28 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 27 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 25 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 23 (0.92%) Xcode
14 19 (0.76%) Bitbucket
14 19 (0.76%) Selenium
15 18 (0.72%) Bower
16 15 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 376 (15.06%) Finance
2 173 (6.93%) Games
3 161 (6.45%) Marketing
4 122 (4.89%) Banking
5 88 (3.53%) Retail
6 66 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.16%) Automotive
8 45 (1.80%) Advertising
9 43 (1.72%) Electronics
10 41 (1.64%) Front Office
11 40 (1.60%) Investment Banking
12 39 (1.56%) Legal
13 35 (1.40%) Back Office
14 27 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 25 (1.00%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.60%) Publishing
18 10 (0.40%) Billing
18 10 (0.40%) Law
19 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1119 (44.83%) HTML
2 1112 (44.55%) .NET
3 998 (39.98%) CSS
4 735 (29.45%) ASP.NET
5 507 (20.31%) jQuery
6 482 (19.31%) AngularJS
7 388 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 371 (14.86%) HTML5
9 271 (10.86%) .NET Framework
10 227 (9.09%) CSS3
11 218 (8.73%) XML
12 214 (8.57%) Web Services
13 185 (7.41%) WCF
14 177 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 177 (7.09%) Node.js
15 175 (7.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 150 (6.01%) Spring
17 141 (5.65%) React
18 128 (5.13%) WPF
19 127 (5.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 530 (21.23%) Computer Science
2 136 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
3 101 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 96 (3.85%) Fintech
5 90 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (3.61%) User Experience
6 52 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 47 (1.88%) Social Media
8 38 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 34 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.32%) iPad
11 30 (1.20%) Graphic Design
12 23 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.56%) Mobile Games
14 10 (0.40%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.32%) Driving Licence
16 7 (0.28%) BBC
16 7 (0.28%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.28%) Equities
16 7 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 233 (9.33%) Linux
2 185 (7.41%) Windows
3 150 (6.01%) Android
4 141 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.68%) Unix
6 24 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.84%) VxWorks
8 11 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.16%) HPUX
13 3 (0.12%) Debian
14 2 (0.080%) CentOS
14 2 (0.080%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.080%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.080%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (28.53%) MVC
3 411 (16.47%) Web Development
4 375 (15.02%) TDD
5 359 (14.38%) OO
6 287 (11.50%) Software Engineering
7 250 (10.02%) Front End Development
8 232 (9.29%) BDD
9 181 (7.25%) Scrum
10 164 (6.57%) SDLC
11 161 (6.45%) OOP
12 154 (6.17%) Mathematics
13 135 (5.41%) Web Application Development
14 134 (5.37%) E-Commerce
15 130 (5.21%) Unit Testing
16 115 (4.61%) Open Source
17 109 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
18 104 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
19 102 (4.09%) Kanban
20 99 (3.97%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1224 (49.04%) C#
2 1201 (48.12%) JavaScript
3 786 (31.49%) SQL
4 692 (27.72%) Java
5 421 (16.87%) PHP
6 265 (10.62%) C++
7 229 (9.17%) Python
8 164 (6.57%) T-SQL
9 144 (5.77%) Ruby
9 144 (5.77%) VB.NET
10 79 (3.17%) C
11 59 (2.36%) F#
12 45 (1.80%) Scala
13 39 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 35 (1.40%) VB
15 31 (1.24%) Perl
16 26 (1.04%) TypeScript
17 25 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.96%) VBA
19 22 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 817 (32.73%) Degree
2 246 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 39 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 29 (1.16%) MCP
6 29 (1.16%) MCSD
7 23 (0.92%) MCAD
7 23 (0.92%) MCTS
8 21 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 18 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.68%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.44%) PhD
12 9 (0.36%) HND
13 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.12%) HNC
16 2 (0.080%) CFA
17 1 (0.040%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.69%) QA
2 13 (0.52%) SLA
3 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.36%) SEPA
4 5 (0.20%) PMO
5 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.080%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.080%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.040%) Basel II
7 1 (0.040%) Basel III
7 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 36 (1.44%) Docker
2 22 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.040%) etcd
6 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (2.08%) Kibana
2 33 (1.32%) Ansible
3 15 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.60%) Puppet
4 9 (0.36%) Opsview
5 8 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.12%) Consul
7 2 (0.080%) Graphite
7 2 (0.080%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.080%) Salt
7 2 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.040%) logstash
8 1 (0.040%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.040%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.040%) WMI
Vendors
1 368 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 134 (5.37%) Oracle
3 97 (3.89%) Google
4 32 (1.28%) Zend
5 25 (1.00%) SAP
5 25 (1.00%) Xamarin
6 22 (0.88%) Adobe
6 22 (0.88%) VMware
7 20 (0.80%) Apple
8 18 (0.72%) Tableau
9 17 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.64%) Cognos
11 12 (0.48%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.36%) Splunk
13 7 (0.28%) Jaspersoft
14 6 (0.24%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.24%) Sony
15 5 (0.20%) IBM
15 5 (0.20%) Reuters
15 5 (0.20%) Sage