Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 96 104
Rank change year-on-year -40 +8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 65 120 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.67% 3.19% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.28% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 92 83
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £46,250 £42,100
East of England median annual salary £26,000 £29,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -11.86% +5.36% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 3,740 3,662 3,692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 97.29% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,398 2,818 3,057
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Cambridgeshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Junior in Cambridgeshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cambridgeshire

Junior
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -22 46 £25,500 -15.00% 16
Peterborough -28 13 £22,750 -22.22% 4
Huntingdon -6 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.15%) HTML
4 16 (24.62%) CSS
5 14 (21.54%) Windows
5 14 (21.54%) Linux
6 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
8 11 (16.92%) Web Development
8 11 (16.92%) Java
8 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
9 10 (15.38%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) Python
9 10 (15.38%) jQuery
10 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
10 9 (13.85%) C#
10 9 (13.85%) PHP
10 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
11 8 (12.31%) HTML5
11 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
11 8 (12.31%) OO
12 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.77%) Firewall
12 7 (10.77%) OOP
12 7 (10.77%) Web Services
12 7 (10.77%) MySQL

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) SMTP
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 5 (7.69%) Big Data
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.15%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 16 (24.62%) CSS
3 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
4 10 (15.38%) .NET
4 10 (15.38%) jQuery
5 8 (12.31%) HTML5
6 7 (10.77%) CSS3
6 7 (10.77%) RESTful
6 7 (10.77%) Web Services
7 6 (9.23%) React
7 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.69%) J2EE
8 5 (7.69%) Spring
9 3 (4.62%) Django
9 3 (4.62%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (4.62%) Node.js
9 3 (4.62%) REST
9 3 (4.62%) SOAP
9 3 (4.62%) Symfony
10 2 (3.08%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Fintech
2 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Linux
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 12 (18.46%) Artificial Intelligence
2 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.92%) Web Development
4 8 (12.31%) OO
5 7 (10.77%) OOP
6 6 (9.23%) CRM
6 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (9.23%) Microservices
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps
7 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.15%) API Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (6.15%) SOLID
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Web Design
9 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) Python
5 9 (13.85%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) C
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MCITP
2 1 (1.54%) MCP
2 1 (1.54%) MCSA
2 1 (1.54%) MCSE
2 1 (1.54%) MCTS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
1 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin