Junior Software Developer Salary

The average salary for a Junior Software Developer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Junior Software Developer

- Responsible for writing and coding individual functions or programmes from specific requirement, specification or request - Interpret written business request and technical specification document - Investigate, analyse and document reported defects - Create document and implement unit test plans, script and test harnesses - Perform maintenance programming and correction of identified defects - Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates - Perform related duties as assigned - Fixing bugs and Testing request functionality - Creating Crystal Reports and Reporting Services

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Junior Software Developer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £20,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £23,000, based on 4 respondents (a difference of 15% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £23,067, based on 6 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £20,250, based on 2 respondents (a difference of -12% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £19,000, based on 1 respondents (a difference of -6% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Junior Software Developer based on all salary survey responses is: £21,500

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Junior Software Developer is £11.11.

Assorted Junior Software Developer Salary Information

£20,000South East23-August-21
£25,000South West20-May-13
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Junior Software Developer Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Junior Software Developer job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£19562 $30516.72 North West
£24230 $37798.8 London
£17784 $27743.04 Yorkshire and North East
£19340 $30170.4 South West
£22896 $35717.76 South East
£18895 $29476.2 Scotland
£20007 $31210.92 Northern Ireland
£18673 $29129.88 Wales
£20673 $32249.88 Midlands
£18451 $28783.56 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Junior Software Developer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £16,672 for a worker in their 20s, £21,785 (30s), £25,786 (40s) and £25,786 (50s).
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