The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Junior
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 124 127
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2334 2575 2687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.62% 2.62% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.71% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2008 2357 2407
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the UK

Junior
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior in the UK

Junior
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in the UK

Junior
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -3 2257 £27,500 - 365
London -11 827 £32,500 - 119
South East -3 490 £27,500 - 68
North West -37 190 £25,000 - 46
East of England -19 183 £29,000 +5.45% 26
South West +37 177 £25,000 - 29
West Midlands +21 167 £25,000 - 25
City of London +21 130 £35,000 +6.51% 23
Manchester -22 125 £25,000 - 27
Yorkshire -23 116 £25,000 -7.40% 28
Berkshire +6 86 £27,500 -8.33% 12
Surrey -20 81 £27,500 -8.33% 18
East Midlands -11 80 £25,000 - 17
Hampshire -24 79 £25,000 -9.09% 8
Bristol +9 78 £22,500 -18.18% 15
Cambridgeshire -4 73 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Oxfordshire +43 71 £30,000 +20.81% 11
West Yorkshire -5 71 £25,000 -9.09% 14
Buckinghamshire +24 61 £26,000 -13.33% 6
Leeds -5 54 £25,000 -9.09% 10
Hertfordshire +2 53 £25,500 -7.27% 14
East Sussex +45 50 £30,000 +50.00% 8
Cambridge -13 48 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Warwickshire +29 45 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Birmingham +21 45 £25,500 +10.86% 8
Milton Keynes +12 39 £29,905 +4.01% 5
Reading +12 33 £25,500 -15.00% 3
Brighton +31 32 £30,000 -11.76% 7
Scotland +3 31 £30,000 +13.20% 3
Kent -13 31 £25,500 +4.08% 3

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 1469 (31.78%) Degree
2 1459 (31.57%) C#
3 1385 (29.97%) JavaScript
4 1316 (28.47%) .NET
5 1235 (26.72%) HTML
6 1232 (26.66%) SQL
7 1097 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 1095 (23.69%) CSS
9 961 (20.79%) SQL Server
10 916 (19.82%) Java
11 846 (18.30%) ASP.NET
12 802 (17.35%) Computer Science
13 799 (17.29%) Finance
14 768 (16.62%) MVC
15 712 (15.40%) Microsoft
16 575 (12.44%) jQuery
17 543 (11.75%) Windows
18 542 (11.73%) Linux
19 497 (10.75%) AngularJS
20 481 (10.41%) OO
21 473 (10.23%) PHP
21 473 (10.23%) Web Development
22 472 (10.21%) Software Engineering
23 462 (10.00%) C++
24 442 (9.56%) TDD
24 442 (9.56%) Python
25 428 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
26 409 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
27 353 (7.64%) HTML5
28 342 (7.40%) Analytical Skills

Junior 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
1 109 (2.36%) CMS
2 95 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 95 (2.06%) WordPress
3 84 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 80 (1.73%) Apache
5 60 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 56 (1.21%) IIS
7 43 (0.93%) Drupal
8 37 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 32 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (0.43%) Confluence
12 18 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (0.37%) JBoss
14 16 (0.35%) SAS
15 14 (0.30%) Umbraco
16 13 (0.28%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.24%) nginx
18 10 (0.22%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 199 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (2.34%) Photoshop
4 83 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 41 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 36 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
7 30 (0.65%) InDesign
8 21 (0.45%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.19%) RoboHelp
12 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.15%) SPSS
13 4 (0.087%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.087%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.065%) CINEMA 4D
14 3 (0.065%) Houdini
14 3 (0.065%) NUKE
14 3 (0.065%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 31 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.65%) Magento
3 27 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.35%) SAP MM
5 14 (0.30%) SAP PP
6 12 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 8 (0.17%) Shopify
9 7 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
9 7 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
9 7 (0.15%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.15%) Visualfiles
10 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 249 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (2.40%) SaaS
4 96 (2.08%) Office 365
5 62 (1.34%) GitHub
6 32 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 21 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (0.45%) PaaS
8 15 (0.32%) IaaS
9 13 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.24%) Sage Pay
12 10 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.17%) G Suite
14 7 (0.15%) AdWords
14 7 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.15%) Force.com
15 5 (0.11%) Datadog
15 5 (0.11%) Heroku
15 5 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 158 (3.42%) Internet
2 144 (3.12%) Firewall
3 92 (1.99%) DNS
4 83 (1.80%) LAN
4 83 (1.80%) WAN
5 75 (1.62%) DHCP
6 74 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 62 (1.34%) VPN
8 42 (0.91%) HTTP
8 42 (0.91%) MPLS
9 41 (0.89%) Network Security
10 37 (0.80%) VoIP
11 27 (0.58%) SAN
12 26 (0.56%) Wireless
13 19 (0.41%) Intranet
14 17 (0.37%) SMTP
14 17 (0.37%) VLAN
15 16 (0.35%) FTP
16 15 (0.32%) Broadband
17 14 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 961 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 342 (7.40%) MySQL
3 156 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 126 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 118 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 112 (2.42%) Big Data
8 104 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 101 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 79 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 67 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 56 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 51 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (1.06%) Power BI
15 46 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (0.78%) QlikView
17 33 (0.71%) Redis
18 31 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
20 25 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 293 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 164 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 133 (2.88%) JIRA
4 94 (2.03%) Selenium
5 86 (1.86%) TeamCity
6 74 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 70 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 64 (1.38%) NUnit
9 61 (1.32%) Subversion
10 50 (1.08%) Maven
11 47 (1.02%) Moq
12 46 (1.00%) gulp
13 39 (0.84%) Eclipse
14 37 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
15 36 (0.78%) JUnit
16 34 (0.74%) Xcode
17 32 (0.69%) Grunt
18 25 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 23 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
20 20 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 799 (17.29%) Finance
2 296 (6.40%) Marketing
3 253 (5.47%) Games
4 213 (4.61%) Banking
5 187 (4.05%) Retail
6 138 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 123 (2.66%) Legal
8 92 (1.99%) Advertising
9 82 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 74 (1.60%) Electronics
11 72 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 64 (1.38%) Automotive
12 64 (1.38%) Front Office
13 35 (0.76%) Back Office
14 34 (0.74%) Law
15 31 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.56%) Publishing
17 23 (0.50%) Aerospace
17 23 (0.50%) Billing
18 13 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1316 (28.47%) .NET
2 1235 (26.72%) HTML
3 1095 (23.69%) CSS
4 846 (18.30%) ASP.NET
5 575 (12.44%) jQuery
6 497 (10.75%) AngularJS
7 428 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 353 (7.64%) HTML5
9 305 (6.60%) .NET Framework
10 288 (6.23%) XML
11 277 (5.99%) Web Services
12 217 (4.69%) WCF
13 210 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 208 (4.50%) CSS3
15 191 (4.13%) Node.js
16 178 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 162 (3.50%) React
18 154 (3.33%) WPF
19 153 (3.31%) Entity Framework
20 151 (3.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 802 (17.35%) Computer Science
2 342 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (3.68%) Fintech
3 170 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
4 157 (3.40%) User Experience
5 150 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 88 (1.90%) Social Media
7 79 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 66 (1.43%) iPad
9 62 (1.34%) Hedge funds
10 57 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 45 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 44 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 42 (0.91%) Data Centre
13 42 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 36 (0.78%) Graphic Design
15 24 (0.52%) Blackberry
15 24 (0.52%) Mobile Games
16 23 (0.50%) e-Learning
17 22 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 543 (11.75%) Windows
2 542 (11.73%) Linux
3 186 (4.02%) Unix
4 176 (3.81%) Android
5 170 (3.68%) Apple iOS
6 169 (3.66%) Windows Server
7 108 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 65 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (1.36%) Windows XP
10 48 (1.04%) CentOS
11 39 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (0.69%) Windows 10
14 30 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 27 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.43%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (0.41%) VxWorks
18 18 (0.39%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 768 (16.62%) MVC
3 481 (10.41%) OO
4 473 (10.23%) Web Development
5 472 (10.21%) Software Engineering
6 442 (9.56%) TDD
7 284 (6.14%) Mathematics
8 279 (6.04%) Scrum
9 276 (5.97%) BDD
9 276 (5.97%) SDLC
10 250 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 231 (5.00%) OOP
12 226 (4.89%) Front End Development
13 221 (4.78%) E-Commerce
14 218 (4.72%) Project Management
15 217 (4.69%) DevOps
16 209 (4.52%) Test Automation
17 172 (3.72%) Analytics
18 153 (3.31%) Open Source
19 151 (3.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1459 (31.57%) C#
2 1385 (29.97%) JavaScript
3 1232 (26.66%) SQL
4 916 (19.82%) Java
5 473 (10.23%) PHP
6 462 (10.00%) C++
7 442 (9.56%) Python
8 216 (4.67%) Ruby
9 195 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 159 (3.44%) VB.NET
11 131 (2.83%) C
12 99 (2.14%) Perl
13 84 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 72 (1.56%) Scala
15 66 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 64 (1.38%) F#
17 57 (1.23%) Objective-C
18 53 (1.15%) VBA
19 50 (1.08%) VB
20 46 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1469 (31.78%) Degree
2 409 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 99 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 90 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 77 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
6 59 (1.28%) CCNA
6 59 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 49 (1.06%) MCP
9 39 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 36 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 36 (0.78%) PhD
11 33 (0.71%) HND
12 32 (0.69%) DV Cleared
13 28 (0.61%) MCSD
14 27 (0.58%) MCTS
15 26 (0.56%) MCAD
16 25 (0.54%) PMI Certification
17 23 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (3.79%) QA
2 83 (1.80%) SLA
3 54 (1.17%) PMO
4 15 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.13%) SEPA
8 4 (0.087%) GDPR
8 4 (0.087%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.065%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.043%) COBIT
10 2 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.043%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.022%) Basel II
11 1 (0.022%) Basel III
11 1 (0.022%) GCP
11 1 (0.022%) JTAG
11 1 (0.022%) UCITS
System Software
1 204 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 112 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (1.97%) Docker
4 46 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.41%) KVM
7 15 (0.32%) Firmware
8 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.26%) Xen
10 11 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.17%) Snort
11 8 (0.17%) XenServer
12 5 (0.11%) NFS
13 4 (0.087%) etcd
13 4 (0.087%) vSphere
14 2 (0.043%) HDFS
14 2 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.043%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.043%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.022%) Samba
Systems Management
1 95 (2.06%) Ansible
2 77 (1.67%) Puppet
3 65 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (1.36%) Kibana
5 27 (0.58%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.35%) Nagios
7 11 (0.24%) SCOM
8 10 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.22%) Salt
9 8 (0.17%) RSA enVision
10 7 (0.15%) Terraform
11 6 (0.13%) Grafana
11 6 (0.13%) Graphite
11 6 (0.13%) Nessus
11 6 (0.13%) Opsview
11 6 (0.13%) SCCM
12 5 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
12 5 (0.11%) Consul
12 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 712 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 247 (5.34%) Oracle
3 144 (3.12%) Google
4 142 (3.07%) VMware
5 92 (1.99%) Cisco
6 85 (1.84%) SAP
7 80 (1.73%) Adobe
8 49 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (1.06%) Tableau
9 44 (0.95%) Zend
10 39 (0.84%) Juniper
11 36 (0.78%) Apple
12 35 (0.76%) Red Hat
13 30 (0.65%) HP
14 24 (0.52%) Cognos
15 23 (0.50%) Facebook
16 20 (0.43%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.41%) CheckPoint
17 19 (0.41%) Citrix
18 18 (0.39%) Avaya
Egham, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified £37k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Training, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Granite Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £22500.0000 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Yoh
Salary: £24213.08 - £28248.59 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday