The median annual salary for a Junior was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 65 85
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 41 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.03% 3.78% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.88% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 23
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
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 advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1322 1133 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.25% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 957 1190
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 39 (60.00%) Degree
2 23 (35.38%) Python
3 22 (33.85%) C++
4 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 16 (24.62%) Linux
6 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.00%) Perl
6 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (18.46%) HTML
7 12 (18.46%) C#
8 11 (16.92%) CSS
8 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
9 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.38%) Java
9 10 (15.38%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) OO
10 9 (13.85%) Windows
10 9 (13.85%) Physics
10 9 (13.85%) Android
11 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.31%) Electronics
11 8 (12.31%) Web Development
12 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.77%) SQL
12 7 (10.77%) jQuery
12 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
12 7 (10.77%) Mobile Application Development

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 (1.54%) Drupal
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.54%) Force.com
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) PPP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) MSTest
2 2 (3.08%) NUnit
General
1 8 (12.31%) Electronics
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) CSS
3 10 (15.38%) .NET
3 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.77%) jQuery
5 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 5 (7.69%) MFC
6 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.15%) STL
6 4 (6.15%) XML
7 3 (4.62%) Android SDK
7 3 (4.62%) Mason
8 2 (3.08%) CSS3
8 2 (3.08%) LINQ
8 2 (3.08%) WCF
8 2 (3.08%) Web Services
8 2 (3.08%) WPF
9 1 (1.54%) J2ME
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.08%) Robotics
4 2 (3.08%) Smart Home
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Android
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.62%) CentOS
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.54%) Debian
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
4 10 (15.38%) OO
5 9 (13.85%) Physics
6 8 (12.31%) Web Development
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) DevOps
7 7 (10.77%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.69%) SDET
9 5 (7.69%) SDLC
10 4 (6.15%) Android Development
10 4 (6.15%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.15%) Cross-Browser Development
10 4 (6.15%) MVC
10 4 (6.15%) UML
11 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Python
2 22 (33.85%) C++
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.00%) Perl
4 12 (18.46%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) Java
6 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 6 (9.23%) Tcl
8 5 (7.69%) C
8 5 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 5 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.62%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.08%) PHP
11 2 (3.08%) XAML
12 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.54%) Ruby
12 1 (1.54%) SOQL
12 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Degree
2 13 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.69%) MCP
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) PhD
5 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Docker
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Ansible
1 3 (4.62%) Grafana
1 3 (4.62%) Munin
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
1 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) NetApp
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
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