Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 107 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 -36 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 55 57 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.80% 2.24% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.31% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 83
Cambridge median annual salary £31,500 £30,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% -5.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £20,850
90th Percentile £38,400 £52,500 £43,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 2,960 2,470 2,668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.94% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,006 1,910 2,127
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 34 (61.82%) Degree
2 20 (36.36%) Machine Learning
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) Linux
4 17 (30.91%) Windows
5 14 (25.45%) Python
5 14 (25.45%) C#
5 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.00%) Web Development
7 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
7 10 (18.18%) Java
7 10 (18.18%) C++
7 10 (18.18%) C
8 9 (16.36%) .NET
8 9 (16.36%) OO
8 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
9 8 (14.55%) CSS
9 8 (14.55%) Firewall
10 7 (12.73%) CSS3
10 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.91%) RESTful
11 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
12 5 (9.09%) Web Services
13 4 (7.27%) 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:

Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.82%) SMTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) CSS
4 7 (12.73%) CSS3
4 7 (12.73%) HTML5
5 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.91%) RESTful
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) scikit-learn
7 4 (7.27%) TensorFlow
7 4 (7.27%) Theano
7 4 (7.27%) Torch
8 3 (5.45%) React
8 3 (5.45%) Symfony
8 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.82%) Django
10 1 (1.82%) J2SE
10 1 (1.82%) SOAP
10 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.27%) CUDA
3 4 (7.27%) Fintech
3 4 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Machine Learning
2 14 (25.45%) Artificial Intelligence
3 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (20.00%) Web Development
4 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 9 (16.36%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
8 4 (7.27%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (7.27%) Code Optimisation
8 4 (7.27%) Decision Tree
8 4 (7.27%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (7.27%) Hidden Markov Model
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) Neural Network
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) Signal Processing
8 4 (7.27%) Web Design
9 3 (5.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.45%) C#
2 14 (25.45%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) C
3 10 (18.18%) C++
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.27%) PHP
5 3 (5.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.82%) R
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.82%) QNX
1 1 (1.82%) Wind River
1 1 (1.82%) Xamarin