The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 644 776 765
Rank change year-on-year +132 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 222 186 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 178 215
Median salary £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £26,125
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.30%  

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 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Developer in the UK

Junior Software 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 Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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 +127 214 £28,990 +13.68% 42
South East +86 66 £29,000 +5.45% 16
London +60 54 £35,000 +16.66% 11
South West +37 35 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Bristol +25 25 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Oxfordshire +13 21 £30,000 - 5
West Midlands +27 18 £25,000 +4.16% 3
North West -12 17 £27,500 +19.56% 4
Hampshire +38 16 £27,500 +4.76% 3
Southampton +21 12 £27,500 -28.57% 1
East Midlands +4 11 £22,500 -6.25% 4
Manchester -24 11 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Warwickshire +30 9 £25,000 - 1
Banbury - 9 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 7 £23,000 -17.85%
East Sussex +19 7 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £28,990 -3.36% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £22,500 -6.25% 3
Sale - 7 £27,500 -
Berkshire +25 6 £30,000 +2.56% 1
East of England +19 6 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Croydon - 6 - -
City of London +44 5 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Scotland +17 5 £22,500 -12.62% 1
West Sussex +15 5 £32,000 +29.29% 2
Gatwick - 5 £32,000 - 2
Crowborough - 5 - -
Warwick - 5 £25,500 - 1
Reading +24 4 £35,000 +7.69%
West Yorkshire +14 4 £22,750 -24.16%

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 248 (56.49%) C#
2 216 (49.20%) Computer Science
3 211 (48.06%) .NET
4 203 (46.24%) SQL
5 187 (42.60%) C++
6 185 (42.14%) OO
7 184 (41.91%) Java
8 180 (41.00%) Degree
9 173 (39.41%) JavaScript
10 147 (33.49%) HTML
11 141 (32.12%) ASP.NET
12 132 (30.07%) CSS
13 131 (29.84%) SQL Server
14 129 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
15 128 (29.16%) SDLC
16 124 (28.25%) Mathematics
17 118 (26.88%) Software Engineering
18 116 (26.42%) XML
19 91 (20.73%) MVC
20 75 (17.08%) jQuery
21 72 (16.40%) OOP
22 62 (14.12%) AngularJS
23 55 (12.53%) Microsoft
24 50 (11.39%) Web Services
25 49 (11.16%) Relational Database
25 49 (11.16%) HTML5
26 48 (10.93%) Windows
27 46 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
28 45 (10.25%) TDD
29 42 (9.57%) Scrum

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 11 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.59%) Apache
2 7 (1.59%) IIS
3 6 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.91%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.59%) Datadog
4 5 (1.14%) SaaS
5 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.68%) Heroku
7 2 (0.46%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) Force.com
8 1 (0.23%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (29.84%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.61%) MySQL
4 14 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.73%) Big Data
6 12 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.37%) GIS
8 6 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.91%) Hazelcast
9 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.46%) Redis
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.87%) Subversion
4 11 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.82%) JIRA
5 8 (1.82%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.37%) Selenium
7 5 (1.14%) JUnit
7 5 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.14%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.91%) Babel
8 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.91%) JSUnit
8 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.46%) Ant
10 2 (0.46%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 37 (8.43%) Finance
2 33 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.38%) Automotive
4 25 (5.69%) Games
5 21 (4.78%) Aerospace
6 16 (3.64%) Retail
7 15 (3.42%) Banking
8 9 (2.05%) Advertising
9 8 (1.82%) Marketing
10 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.14%) Billing
11 5 (1.14%) Front Office
11 5 (1.14%) Legal
11 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.91%) Back Office
12 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.46%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Law
14 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (48.06%) .NET
2 147 (33.49%) HTML
3 141 (32.12%) ASP.NET
4 132 (30.07%) CSS
5 116 (26.42%) XML
6 75 (17.08%) jQuery
7 62 (14.12%) AngularJS
8 50 (11.39%) Web Services
9 49 (11.16%) HTML5
10 46 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (7.74%) .NET Framework
11 34 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (6.83%) Node.js
13 29 (6.61%) CSS3
13 29 (6.61%) WPF
14 24 (5.47%) WCF
15 22 (5.01%) RESTful
16 21 (4.78%) Qt
16 21 (4.78%) React
17 19 (4.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 216 (49.20%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.82%) iPad
5 8 (1.82%) Reinsurance
6 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.91%) Life Science
8 4 (0.91%) PKI
8 4 (0.91%) User Experience
9 3 (0.68%) BBC
9 3 (0.68%) Fintech
9 3 (0.68%) Social Media
10 2 (0.46%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.46%) PMI
11 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.93%) Windows
2 41 (9.34%) Linux
3 32 (7.29%) Android
4 20 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.05%) VxWorks
6 7 (1.59%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.37%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.46%) Unix
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (42.14%) OO
2 129 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (29.16%) SDLC
4 124 (28.25%) Mathematics
5 118 (26.88%) Software Engineering
6 91 (20.73%) MVC
7 72 (16.40%) OOP
8 45 (10.25%) TDD
9 42 (9.57%) Scrum
10 32 (7.29%) Physics
11 31 (7.06%) Open Source
12 26 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (5.24%) Analytics
13 23 (5.24%) Web Development
14 20 (4.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (3.87%) BDD
15 17 (3.87%) Software Testing
15 17 (3.87%) Unit Testing
16 15 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (3.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 248 (56.49%) C#
2 203 (46.24%) SQL
3 187 (42.60%) C++
4 184 (41.91%) Java
5 173 (39.41%) JavaScript
6 37 (8.43%) T-SQL
7 36 (8.20%) C
7 36 (8.20%) Python
8 35 (7.97%) VB.NET
9 27 (6.15%) Ruby
10 14 (3.19%) PHP
11 10 (2.28%) Perl
12 9 (2.05%) Scala
12 9 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.59%) Go
13 7 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.14%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.14%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 180 (41.00%) Degree
2 21 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.96%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.68%) HND
7 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.83%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.05%) Docker
2 9 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.28%) Ansible
2 7 (1.59%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.61%) Oracle
3 14 (3.19%) VMware
4 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.91%) Google
5 4 (0.91%) LexisNexis
5 4 (0.91%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.68%) Facebook
7 2 (0.46%) SAP
7 2 (0.46%) Telerik
8 1 (0.23%) Apple
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Sage
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
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London
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
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Salary: 25,000-35,000
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
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Amersham, Buckinghamshire
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Gatwick, West Sussex
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Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
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