Period
to 12 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 112 113
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.50% 0.074% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.075% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Cardiff median annual salary £23,000 £26,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.21% - -
South Wales median annual salary £24,000 £26,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year -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 799 1333 1499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.01% 98.59% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1212 1298
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £23,600 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,900 £55,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -

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 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Junior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree