Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 132 115
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 165 286 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.18% 2.33% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.41% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 145 242 293
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -1.82%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £41,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +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 7,265 11,885 11,867
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.87% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,640 9,211 9,595
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +33 48 £31,000 +14.81% 32
Hertfordshire -16 42 £33,000 +10.00% 22
Essex +9 32 £24,000 -2.04% 4
Suffolk +34 23 £40,000 +66.67%
Bedfordshire +6 12 £24,750 -23.85% 5
Norfolk +11 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 52 (31.52%) JavaScript
2 51 (30.91%) SQL
3 39 (23.64%) C#
3 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (21.21%) Degree
4 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
5 31 (18.79%) .NET
5 31 (18.79%) Java
5 31 (18.79%) Python
6 29 (17.58%) HTML
7 28 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (15.76%) CSS
8 26 (15.76%) Software Engineering
9 25 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (14.55%) AngularJS
10 24 (14.55%) Computer Science
11 23 (13.94%) Linux
12 19 (11.52%) Oracle
12 19 (11.52%) Web Development
13 18 (10.91%) ASP.NET
14 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.09%) MVC
15 15 (9.09%) Finance
16 14 (8.48%) Google
16 14 (8.48%) Retail
16 14 (8.48%) Scrum
17 13 (7.88%) Kubernetes
17 13 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform

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 6 (3.64%) CMS
1 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.64%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.21%) IIS
2 2 (1.21%) JBoss
2 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.21%) WordPress
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (5.45%) Serverless
5 5 (3.03%) GitHub
6 3 (1.82%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) Network Security
2 6 (3.64%) LAN
2 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.64%) WAN
3 4 (2.42%) Firewall
4 2 (1.21%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.61%) BGP
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.61%) OSPF
5 1 (0.61%) RS-232
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
5 1 (0.61%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) MySQL
2 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.82%) Power BI
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.21%) Redis
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) InterBase
8 1 (0.61%) MOLAP
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.06%) JIRA
3 5 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.42%) Gradle
4 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.42%) Maven
4 4 (2.42%) Subversion
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) Appium
7 1 (0.61%) Selenium
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (9.09%) Finance
2 14 (8.48%) Retail
3 6 (3.64%) Games
4 3 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.21%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.21%) Legal
5 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.79%) .NET
2 29 (17.58%) HTML
3 26 (15.76%) CSS
4 24 (14.55%) AngularJS
5 18 (10.91%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.06%) React
6 10 (6.06%) Spring
7 9 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.45%) HTML5
8 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.24%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.24%) jQuery
9 7 (4.24%) REST
10 6 (3.64%) Vue.js
11 5 (3.03%) Node.js
11 5 (3.03%) RESTful
11 5 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.42%) CSS3
12 4 (2.42%) SOAP
12 4 (2.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.42%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (2.42%) User Experience
4 3 (1.82%) Blog
4 3 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.21%) ASIC
5 2 (1.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.21%) iSeries
5 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.21%) Verilog
5 2 (1.21%) VHDL
6 1 (0.61%) EPoS
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Linux
2 12 (7.27%) Windows
3 7 (4.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.64%) AIX
5 2 (1.21%) Unix
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.76%) Software Engineering
3 24 (14.55%) Computer Science
4 19 (11.52%) Web Development
5 15 (9.09%) MVC
6 14 (8.48%) Scrum
7 13 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.27%) DevOps
9 11 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.06%) SDLC
10 10 (6.06%) TDD
11 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 6 (3.64%) Open Source
13 6 (3.64%) Patch Management
13 6 (3.64%) Server Hardening
13 6 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.52%) JavaScript
2 51 (30.91%) SQL
3 39 (23.64%) C#
4 31 (18.79%) Java
4 31 (18.79%) Python
5 11 (6.67%) C++
6 9 (5.45%) PHP
7 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.42%) ES6
9 4 (2.42%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.82%) Perl
10 3 (1.82%) Ruby
11 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.21%) C
11 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.61%) Delphi
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) Lua
12 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (21.21%) Degree
2 11 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.64%) CCNA
3 6 (3.64%) CCSA
3 6 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.82%) CCSE
5 2 (1.21%) CCNP
5 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.61%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) PMO
2 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) Docker
2 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (3.64%) SCCM
2 6 (3.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.21%) QRadar
4 1 (0.61%) Grafana
4 1 (0.61%) Graphite
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (11.52%) Oracle
2 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.48%) Google
4 9 (5.45%) VMware
5 8 (4.85%) IBM
5 8 (4.85%) Juniper
6 6 (3.64%) Brocade
6 6 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 6 (3.64%) Cisco
6 6 (3.64%) Symantec
7 4 (2.42%) SAP
8 3 (1.82%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.21%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.21%) F5
9 2 (1.21%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.21%) Splunk
9 2 (1.21%) Twitter
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe
10 1 (0.61%) Cognos