Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 110 110
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 168 284 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.43% 2.68% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.77% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 127 247 287
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% -13.33% +8.11%
10th Percentile £20,800 £20,900 £21,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 6,585 10,271 11,363
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 96.82% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,776 7,815 9,347
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Hertfordshire +3 50 £32,500 +8.33% 22
Essex -2 43 £22,000 -8.33% 17
Cambridgeshire +19 36 £31,000 +24.00% 15
Suffolk +30 18 £31,750 +27.00% 5
Bedfordshire +6 14 £26,262 -12.46% 5
Norfolk -13 7 £25,000 +11.11% 6
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 67 (39.88%) C#
2 56 (33.33%) .NET
3 50 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.98%) SQL
5 43 (25.60%) ASP.NET
6 41 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (22.62%) SQL Server
7 38 (22.62%) HTML
8 36 (21.43%) CSS
9 34 (20.24%) Degree
10 33 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (19.05%) Java
12 28 (16.67%) Finance
13 26 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 23 (13.69%) Computer Science
16 22 (13.10%) C++
16 22 (13.10%) PHP
16 22 (13.10%) Azure
17 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
17 21 (12.50%) User Experience
17 21 (12.50%) Decision-Making
17 21 (12.50%) OO
17 21 (12.50%) Python
17 21 (12.50%) jQuery
18 19 (11.31%) E-Commerce
19 18 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
20 16 (9.52%) Retail
20 16 (9.52%) Linux
20 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio

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 5 (2.98%) CMS
2 3 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.79%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.19%) IIS
3 2 (1.19%) WordPress
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.10%) Azure
2 14 (8.33%) AWS
3 8 (4.76%) GCP
4 5 (2.98%) Serverless
5 4 (2.38%) SaaS
6 2 (1.19%) GitHub
6 2 (1.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Network Security
2 5 (2.98%) Firewall
2 5 (2.98%) LAN
2 5 (2.98%) WAN
3 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.19%) DNS
4 2 (1.19%) PPP
4 2 (1.19%) Skype
4 2 (1.19%) WebEx
5 1 (0.60%) 3G
5 1 (0.60%) 4G
5 1 (0.60%) 5G
5 1 (0.60%) BGP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) OSPF
5 1 (0.60%) SNMP
5 1 (0.60%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.98%) MySQL
4 3 (1.79%) Redis
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.19%) InterBase
5 2 (1.19%) OLAP
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (1.19%) Gradle
4 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.19%) Maven
4 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.60%) gulp
5 1 (0.60%) Moq
5 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.60%) MSTest
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 28 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Retail
3 7 (4.17%) Games
3 7 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.19%) Electronics
6 2 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.33%) .NET
2 43 (25.60%) ASP.NET
3 38 (22.62%) HTML
4 36 (21.43%) CSS
5 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 21 (12.50%) jQuery
6 11 (6.55%) React
7 7 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (4.17%) Entity Framework
7 7 (4.17%) Spring
8 6 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.57%) HTML5
8 6 (3.57%) Sass
9 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.98%) CSS3
9 5 (2.98%) Node.js
10 4 (2.38%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.38%) Vue.js
10 4 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.50%) User Experience
3 18 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.17%) Renewable Energy
5 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.38%) NHS
7 4 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.79%) Animation
8 3 (1.79%) Online Games
8 3 (1.79%) Social Media
9 2 (1.19%) Blog
9 2 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.19%) Life Science
9 2 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Linux
2 13 (7.74%) Windows
3 7 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.19%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.60%) MVS
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.60%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 23 (13.69%) Computer Science
5 21 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 21 (12.50%) OO
6 19 (11.31%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 14 (8.33%) MVC
9 10 (5.95%) Scrum
9 10 (5.95%) Web Development
10 8 (4.76%) Front End Development
10 8 (4.76%) TDD
10 8 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 7 (4.17%) DevOps
11 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (4.17%) Mathematics
11 7 (4.17%) OOP
12 6 (3.57%) Change Management
13 5 (2.98%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.88%) C#
2 50 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 47 (27.98%) SQL
4 32 (19.05%) Java
5 22 (13.10%) C++
5 22 (13.10%) PHP
6 21 (12.50%) Python
7 16 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.98%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.19%) C
10 2 (1.19%) Delphi
10 2 (1.19%) Perl
10 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.60%) ES6
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (20.24%) Degree
2 16 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) CCNA
4 4 (2.38%) CCSA
5 2 (1.19%) APMP
5 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CCNP
6 1 (0.60%) CCSE
6 1 (0.60%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 4 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.19%) Grafana
2 2 (1.19%) Graphite
2 2 (1.19%) QRadar
3 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.74%) Oracle
3 10 (5.95%) Google
4 7 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.57%) Cisco
6 5 (2.98%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.79%) Adobe
8 3 (1.79%) SAP
9 2 (1.19%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.19%) Splunk
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos
10 1 (0.60%) Dell
10 1 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) Intel
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.60%) Twitter