The median annual salary for a Junior was £20,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.23% 3.63% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 3.70% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 8
Median salary £20,000 £24,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.36% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £21,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £25,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 480 676 735
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.36% 98.11% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 590 599
Median salary £40,000 £36,378 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.95% -2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Junior in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.00%) HTML5
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (16.00%) Xamarin
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (16.00%) Android Development
9 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Android
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) Google Maps API

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 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) FileNet
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Broadband
2 1 (4.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) Ehcache
5 3 (12.00%) Google Maps API
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.00%) JMS
5 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.00%) WCF
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) Node.js
6 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
6 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Android Development
3 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Microservices
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HND
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (12.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Atmel
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText