Period
to 22 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 103 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 40 87 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.94% 2.78% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.85% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 50
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £20,850 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £37,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 1,983 3,057 2,239
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 97.51% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 2,328 1,865
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.51%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.26%

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 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 27 (67.50%) CSS
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (32.50%) Front End Development
6 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (30.00%) User Experience
6 12 (30.00%) C#
7 11 (27.50%) PHP
7 11 (27.50%) .NET
7 11 (27.50%) jQuery
8 10 (25.00%) Python
9 8 (20.00%) Ruby
9 8 (20.00%) React
9 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (17.50%) Node.js
10 7 (17.50%) Games
11 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.00%) OO
11 6 (15.00%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 5 (12.50%) Web Development
12 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 4 (10.00%) HTML5
13 4 (10.00%) Sass
13 4 (10.00%) LESS
13 4 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (10.00%) Marketing

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 3 (7.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Mockito
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) TestRail
General
1 7 (17.50%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) CSS
1 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
3 11 (27.50%) jQuery
4 8 (20.00%) React
4 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (17.50%) Node.js
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (10.00%) LESS
6 4 (10.00%) Sass
6 4 (10.00%) Vue.js
7 3 (7.50%) Laravel
7 3 (7.50%) Symfony
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) Django
8 2 (5.00%) JSON
8 2 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (5.00%) REST
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Front End Development
1 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) OO
3 5 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Game Development
6 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.00%) Microservices
6 2 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) C#
4 11 (27.50%) PHP
5 10 (25.00%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) Ruby
7 6 (15.00%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) ES6
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin