The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Junior
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 81 76
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 7 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% 0.74% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.79% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 14
Median salary £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.72% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,250 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 623 763 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 93.85% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 473 628 822
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Bedfordshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Junior in Bedfordshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Junior in Bedfordshire

Junior
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bedford +1 4 £24,000 -12.72%
Luton - 2 £21,500 -
Junior
East of England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) PhD
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) MySQL
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Vision
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) JBoss

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) ADSL
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) Frame Relay
2 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Vision
2 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) SDLC
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe