Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Junior
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 97 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 87 51 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.78% 2.22% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 2.28% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 89
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £21,950
90th Percentile £46,250 £37,625 £40,050
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Cambridge

Junior
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Junior in Cambridge

Junior
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cambridge region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 49 (56.32%) Degree
2 33 (37.93%) C#
3 29 (33.33%) Python
4 26 (29.89%) .NET
5 23 (26.44%) C++
6 22 (25.29%) HTML
7 21 (24.14%) Linux
8 20 (22.99%) SQL
8 20 (22.99%) Computer Science
8 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (21.84%) Java
9 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
9 19 (21.84%) OO
9 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
10 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
11 15 (17.24%) Windows
11 15 (17.24%) Perl
11 15 (17.24%) Finance
12 14 (16.09%) MVC
12 14 (16.09%) CSS
12 14 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (14.94%) SDLC
13 13 (14.94%) STL
13 13 (14.94%) UML
14 11 (12.64%) OOP
14 11 (12.64%) Unix
14 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
15 9 (10.34%) Marketing
15 9 (10.34%) TDD
15 9 (10.34%) J2EE

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) MPLS
2 1 (1.15%) SMS
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.60%) JBehave
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Billing
3 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
4 1 (1.15%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) .NET
2 22 (25.29%) HTML
3 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
5 13 (14.94%) STL
6 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.34%) J2EE
7 6 (6.90%) jQuery
8 5 (5.75%) LINQ
8 5 (5.75%) Web Services
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.45%) MFC
10 3 (3.45%) Node.js
10 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.45%) XML
11 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.30%) HTML5
11 2 (2.30%) REST
12 1 (1.15%) Django
12 1 (1.15%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.75%) Smart Energy
4 2 (2.30%) Fintech
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.15%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.15%) Robotics
5 1 (1.15%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) Unix
4 4 (4.60%) Android
5 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.84%) Mathematics
2 19 (21.84%) OO
3 14 (16.09%) MVC
4 13 (14.94%) SDLC
4 13 (14.94%) UML
5 11 (12.64%) OOP
5 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.34%) BDD
6 9 (10.34%) TDD
7 8 (9.20%) DevOps
7 8 (9.20%) Web Development
8 7 (8.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.05%) Machine Learning
8 7 (8.05%) Physics
8 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) C#
2 29 (33.33%) Python
3 23 (26.44%) C++
4 20 (22.99%) SQL
5 19 (21.84%) Java
5 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (17.24%) Perl
7 5 (5.75%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby
7 5 (5.75%) VBA
8 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.45%) C
10 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.15%) R
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) Degree
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.05%) PhD
4 3 (3.45%) MCP
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco
2 1 (1.15%) Juniper