Period
to 6 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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

Junior
England > East of England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 127 133
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 77 173 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.61% 2.38% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.48% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 74 150 241
Median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -11.86%
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £38,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 2,816 6,977 11,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.86% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,174 5,368 8,564
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in the East of England.

Salary trend for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in the East of England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Junior in the East of England

Junior
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the East of England region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +65 32 £35,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +39 29 £30,000 -3.23% 7
Essex -18 14 £23,000 +2.22% 4
Suffolk -2 2 £31,250 -3.10% 2
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, Junior 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 East of England region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (35.06%) SQL
4 26 (33.77%) C#
4 26 (33.77%) .NET
4 26 (33.77%) AngularJS
5 23 (29.87%) Degree
6 22 (28.57%) Java
7 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
7 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
7 19 (24.68%) Docker
8 18 (23.38%) DevOps
8 18 (23.38%) React
9 17 (22.08%) AWS
10 16 (20.78%) RESTful
10 16 (20.78%) CSS
10 16 (20.78%) Linux
11 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 14 (18.18%) HTML
12 14 (18.18%) Azure
12 14 (18.18%) .NET Core
13 12 (15.58%) jQuery
13 12 (15.58%) Scrum
13 12 (15.58%) Finance
14 11 (14.29%) C++
14 11 (14.29%) Web Services
14 11 (14.29%) Python
14 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 11 (14.29%) Node.js

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) CATIA
3 1 (1.30%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) NetSuite
2 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.90%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) AWS
2 14 (18.18%) Azure
3 8 (10.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.90%) Office 365
6 2 (2.60%) SaaS
7 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.30%) GCP
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle CX
7 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Text Mining
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.60%) MySQL
9 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.30%) Power BI
9 1 (1.30%) Redis
9 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.39%) Maven
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.79%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.60%) Postman
5 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.30%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.30%) Gradle
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Protractor
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.30%) webpack
6 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) .NET
1 26 (33.77%) AngularJS
2 18 (23.38%) React
3 16 (20.78%) CSS
3 16 (20.78%) RESTful
4 14 (18.18%) .NET Core
4 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.18%) HTML
5 12 (15.58%) jQuery
6 11 (14.29%) Node.js
6 11 (14.29%) Web Services
7 8 (10.39%) Spring
7 8 (10.39%) Spring Boot
8 7 (9.09%) Vue.js
9 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.79%) HTML5
9 6 (7.79%) XML
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (6.49%) Django
10 5 (6.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Life Science
2 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.49%) EPoS
4 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.60%) BBC
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) DevOps
3 12 (15.58%) Scrum
4 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 8 (10.39%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (10.39%) Machine Learning
6 8 (10.39%) OO
6 8 (10.39%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.09%) ERP
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.09%) Web Development
8 5 (6.49%) CRM
8 5 (6.49%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (6.49%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
8 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 26 (33.77%) C#
4 22 (28.57%) Java
5 11 (14.29%) C++
5 11 (14.29%) Python
6 8 (10.39%) PHP
6 8 (10.39%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) CCSP
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MBCS
6 1 (1.30%) HND
6 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Ansible
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Terraform
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 3 (3.90%) Northgate
3 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.30%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) Siemens
5 1 (1.30%) VMware