Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Junior
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 10 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.18% 6.50% 9.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 6.74% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 32
Colchester median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -8.26%
10th Percentile £20,450 £22,500 £21,375
90th Percentile £29,125 £39,500 £27,500
Essex median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 235 341 355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.33% 96.33% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 195 295 342
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -16.17%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,314 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Colchester

Junior
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Junior in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Colchester region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) SMS
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) PHP 7
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
6 1 (10.00%) TestRail
6 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) TestRail
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Underscore.js
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP 7
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft