Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 110 80
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 62 38 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.92% 1.69% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.74% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 90
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £41,250 £40,550
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +30.00%

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 3,138 2,182 2,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.15% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,310 1,806 2,399
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 35 (56.45%) Degree
2 27 (43.55%) C#
3 21 (33.87%) HTML
3 21 (33.87%) .NET
3 21 (33.87%) Python
4 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 16 (25.81%) Linux
5 16 (25.81%) OO
6 14 (22.58%) OOP
6 14 (22.58%) C++
7 13 (20.97%) C
8 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
9 11 (17.74%) Windows
10 10 (16.13%) MVC
10 10 (16.13%) Unix
10 10 (16.13%) Java
10 10 (16.13%) Perl
10 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.52%) PhD
11 9 (14.52%) Machine Learning
12 8 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
12 8 (12.90%) CSS
12 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
13 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
14 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (9.68%) Microsoft

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 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Weka
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Arabic Language
2 2 (3.23%) Billing
2 2 (3.23%) French Language
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
1 21 (33.87%) HTML
2 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 8 (12.90%) CSS
3 5 (8.06%) LINQ
4 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.45%) scikit-learn
4 4 (6.45%) TensorFlow
4 4 (6.45%) Theano
4 4 (6.45%) Torch
5 3 (4.84%) jQuery
5 3 (4.84%) STL
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.61%) CSS3
7 1 (1.61%) Flask
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
1 8 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.45%) CUDA
4 2 (3.23%) Fintech
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Smart Energy
4 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.61%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) OO
2 14 (22.58%) OOP
3 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
4 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
5 9 (14.52%) Machine Learning
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (8.06%) Prototyping
8 5 (8.06%) Web Development
9 4 (6.45%) Code Optimisation
9 4 (6.45%) Decision Tree
9 4 (6.45%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (6.45%) Hidden Markov Model
9 4 (6.45%) Neural Network
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
9 4 (6.45%) Signal Processing
10 3 (4.84%) Physics
10 3 (4.84%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) C#
2 21 (33.87%) Python
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 14 (22.58%) C++
6 13 (20.97%) C
7 10 (16.13%) Java
7 10 (16.13%) Perl
8 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
9 5 (8.06%) VBA
10 2 (3.23%) PHP
10 2 (3.23%) R
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby
11 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.61%) Scala
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (56.45%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) PhD
3 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.45%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) QNX
2 1 (1.61%) Wind River