Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 46 84 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.78% 3.09% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.17% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 65
Cambridge median annual salary £25,500 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,500 £20,950
90th Percentile £34,625 £49,875 £43,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.26% -5.00%

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 2,493 2,650 2,381
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 97.61% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,027 1,962
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) Machine Learning
4 12 (26.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
4 12 (26.09%) CSS
4 12 (26.09%) HTML
5 11 (23.91%) Windows
5 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 10 (21.74%) Python
7 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
8 8 (17.39%) Web Development
9 7 (15.22%) C#
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 7 (15.22%) PHP
9 7 (15.22%) OO
9 7 (15.22%) RESTful
9 7 (15.22%) HTML5
9 7 (15.22%) CSS3
10 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
10 6 (13.04%) Firewall
10 6 (13.04%) Java
10 6 (13.04%) .NET
10 6 (13.04%) CRM
10 6 (13.04%) jQuery
10 6 (13.04%) React

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) CSS
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
3 7 (15.22%) CSS3
3 7 (15.22%) HTML5
3 7 (15.22%) RESTful
3 7 (15.22%) Web Services
4 6 (13.04%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) jQuery
4 6 (13.04%) React
4 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.52%) Django
5 3 (6.52%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (6.52%) Node.js
5 3 (6.52%) REST
5 3 (6.52%) SOAP
5 3 (6.52%) Symfony
6 2 (4.35%) Express
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Fintech
2 4 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Machine Learning
2 12 (26.09%) Artificial Intelligence
3 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.39%) Web Development
5 7 (15.22%) OO
6 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (8.70%) Web Design
9 2 (4.35%) Physics
9 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.74%) Python
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.17%) Xamarin