Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

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

Junior Software Engineer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 - 104
Rank change year-on-year - +104 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.089% - 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% - 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median annual salary £25,500 - £26,500
10th Percentile £24,250 - £25,250
90th Percentile £26,750 - £27,750
South Wales median annual salary £25,500 £24,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.43% +23.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,101 860 1,323
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 98.85% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 923 759 1,174
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in Cardiff

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in Cardiff

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, Junior Software Engineer 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 Cardiff region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL