Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Developer
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 908 917
Rank change year-on-year +140 +9 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 452 352 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 388 336 385
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,125 £19,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 170306 194673 213134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.48% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138391 163597 174752
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Junior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Developer in the UK

Junior Software Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer.

Salary trend for Junior Software Developer in the UK

Junior Software Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Developer in the UK

Junior Software 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 Software Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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 +165 437 £27,500 - 37
UK excluding London +174 345 £27,500 +10.00% 33
South East +139 152 £30,000 +9.09% 5
London +37 103 £32,500 +8.33% 8
South West +76 68 £25,000 - 7
North of England +1 54 £25,000 - 11
Midlands +30 43 £25,000 +4.17% 3
North West -20 34 £26,250 +9.38% 4
West Midlands +32 26 £25,000 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire +26 18 £25,000 -9.09% 6
East of England +23 17 £26,000 -5.45% 3
East Midlands +17 17 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Scotland +23 10 £25,500 -0.97% 4
North East +20 2 £23,750 +31.94% 1
Wales -2 1 £25,000 -

Junior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Junior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 291 (64.38%) C#
2 246 (54.42%) .NET
3 235 (51.99%) Degree
4 194 (42.92%) JavaScript
5 178 (39.38%) HTML
6 172 (38.05%) Computer Science
7 170 (37.61%) Java
8 168 (37.17%) ASP.NET
9 164 (36.28%) SQL
10 159 (35.18%) CSS
11 158 (34.96%) C++
12 156 (34.51%) SQL Server
13 146 (32.30%) OO
14 142 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
15 134 (29.65%) Software Engineering
16 113 (25.00%) MVC
17 87 (19.25%) Microsoft
18 83 (18.36%) Windows
19 79 (17.48%) Computer Science Degree
20 78 (17.26%) jQuery
21 76 (16.81%) OOP
22 71 (15.71%) SDLC
23 70 (15.49%) XML
24 68 (15.04%) Mathematics
25 63 (13.94%) Linux
25 63 (13.94%) AngularJS
26 62 (13.72%) ASP.NET MVC
27 61 (13.50%) VB.NET
27 61 (13.50%) .NET Framework
28 52 (11.50%) HTML5

Junior Software 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 16 (3.54%) Apache
2 14 (3.10%) IIS
3 10 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.66%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.66%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.44%) CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.88%) GitHub
6 3 (0.66%) Heroku
6 3 (0.66%) SaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Datadog
8 1 (0.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.22%) CDMA
2 1 (0.22%) GSM
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) LTE
2 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (34.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.97%) MySQL
3 21 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.76%) Big Data
5 14 (3.10%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.43%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (1.77%) MS Access
8 7 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.33%) GIS
10 5 (1.11%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.11%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.11%) SQLite
11 4 (0.88%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.88%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.54%) Subversion
5 12 (2.65%) JIRA
6 8 (1.77%) JSUnit
7 7 (1.55%) Xcode
8 6 (1.33%) Selenium
9 5 (1.11%) Ant
9 5 (1.11%) JUnit
10 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.66%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.44%) Babel
11 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (10.84%) Finance
1 49 (10.84%) Telecoms
2 25 (5.53%) Automotive
3 23 (5.09%) Games
4 22 (4.87%) Aerospace
5 20 (4.42%) Banking
6 12 (2.65%) Marketing
7 10 (2.21%) Legal
8 9 (1.99%) Retail
9 8 (1.77%) Back Office
9 8 (1.77%) Front Office
10 7 (1.55%) Advertising
10 7 (1.55%) Electronics
11 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.44%) Billing
14 2 (0.44%) Publishing
15 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (54.42%) .NET
2 178 (39.38%) HTML
3 168 (37.17%) ASP.NET
4 159 (35.18%) CSS
5 78 (17.26%) jQuery
6 70 (15.49%) XML
7 63 (13.94%) AngularJS
8 62 (13.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (13.50%) .NET Framework
10 52 (11.50%) HTML5
11 47 (10.40%) Node.js
12 44 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (9.51%) Web Services
14 29 (6.42%) CSS3
15 28 (6.19%) React
16 23 (5.09%) Entity Framework
16 23 (5.09%) WPF
17 22 (4.87%) Qt
18 18 (3.98%) WinForms
19 16 (3.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 172 (38.05%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.76%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.88%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.43%) Fintech
8 8 (1.77%) iPad
9 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.33%) Social Media
11 3 (0.66%) BBC
12 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.44%) PMI
12 2 (0.44%) User Experience
13 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.22%) PKI
13 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (18.36%) Windows
2 63 (13.94%) Linux
3 51 (11.28%) Android
4 36 (7.96%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.65%) VxWorks
6 11 (2.43%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) Unix
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (32.30%) OO
2 142 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (29.65%) Software Engineering
4 113 (25.00%) MVC
5 76 (16.81%) OOP
6 71 (15.71%) SDLC
7 68 (15.04%) Mathematics
8 51 (11.28%) TDD
9 46 (10.18%) Scrum
10 36 (7.96%) Unit Testing
11 35 (7.74%) Software Testing
12 34 (7.52%) Physics
13 33 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (6.86%) Test Automation
15 29 (6.42%) Web Development
16 28 (6.19%) Open Source
17 25 (5.53%) Cybersecurity
18 20 (4.42%) BDD
19 18 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (3.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 291 (64.38%) C#
2 194 (42.92%) JavaScript
3 170 (37.61%) Java
4 164 (36.28%) SQL
5 158 (34.96%) C++
6 61 (13.50%) VB.NET
7 50 (11.06%) C
8 48 (10.62%) Python
9 38 (8.41%) T-SQL
10 24 (5.31%) PHP
10 24 (5.31%) Ruby
11 21 (4.65%) Shell Script
12 20 (4.42%) Scala
13 15 (3.32%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.88%) Perl
15 7 (1.55%) Clojure
15 7 (1.55%) Haskell
15 7 (1.55%) VB
16 6 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (1.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 235 (51.99%) Degree
2 79 (17.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.97%) Numerate Degree
5 22 (4.87%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.21%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCP
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.64%) QA
2 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.33%) SEPA
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.43%) Docker
4 3 (0.66%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (5.53%) Ansible
2 6 (1.33%) Opsview
3 4 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.29%) Oracle
3 23 (5.09%) VMware
4 7 (1.55%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.33%) Splunk
6 4 (0.88%) SAP
7 3 (0.66%) Facebook
7 3 (0.66%) Google
8 2 (0.44%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.44%) Telerik
9 1 (0.22%) Apple
9 1 (0.22%) Atmel
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.22%) Sage
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.22%) Sony
9 1 (0.22%) Sybase
9 1 (0.22%) Zend
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Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £27000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £17000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £33000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £20k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: Market Rate (25-45k) + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Up to £35,000 D.O.E
Posted: 10 days ago