Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Junior
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 24 52 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.94% 3.78% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 3.84% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 34
Cardiff median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £19,450 £20,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £28,375 £31,250 £29,275
South Wales median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 807 1355 1532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.40% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1226 1308
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Cardiff

Junior
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Junior in Cardiff

Junior
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Cardiff over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (29.17%) Web Development
6 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) MSMQ
7 6 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (25.00%) Games
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) Ruby
7 6 (25.00%) Google
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) WCF
7 6 (25.00%) WPF
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Junior 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) WCF
4 6 (25.00%) WPF
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
7 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Web Development
3 6 (25.00%) BDD
3 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (25.00%) Kanban
3 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.17%) B2B
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) F#
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter