Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 95 127
Rank change year-on-year -35 +32 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 107 46 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.05% 2.32% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.43% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71 39 138
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £22,000 £26,375 £22,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,500 £32,500 £27,250
Median % change year-on-year -12.31% +19.27% +4.81%
75th Percentile £34,713 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £44,875
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

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 4,733 1,895 6,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.46% 95.47% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,768 1,534 5,100
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,250 £33,569
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -30 42 £23,000 -30.83% 10
Essex +13 29 £32,500 +20.37% 7
Cambridgeshire -67 16 £32,500 +8.33% 21
Bedfordshire -10 14 £25,000 +2.04% 2
Suffolk - 10 £40,000 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 38 (35.51%) Social Skills
2 35 (32.71%) C#
3 32 (29.91%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (25.23%) Java
5 23 (21.50%) Degree
6 22 (20.56%) Python
7 21 (19.63%) Automotive
8 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
8 19 (17.76%) Android
9 18 (16.82%) SOLID
9 18 (16.82%) NUnit
9 18 (16.82%) MVC
9 18 (16.82%) Finance
10 14 (13.08%) Windows
11 12 (11.21%) SCCM
11 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.21%) Disruptive Innovation
11 12 (11.21%) C++
11 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.21%) Full Stack Development
12 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
12 11 (10.28%) SaaS
13 10 (9.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (9.35%) Fintech
13 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (8.41%) Linux
14 9 (8.41%) Law
14 9 (8.41%) JIRA
14 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
15 8 (7.48%) Microservices

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 7 (6.54%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) SaaS
2 7 (6.54%) AWS
3 6 (5.61%) GitHub
3 6 (5.61%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.80%) Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) DHCP
1 1 (0.93%) DNS
1 1 (0.93%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.87%) Power BI
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) NUnit
2 9 (8.41%) JIRA
3 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (35.51%) Social Skills
2 21 (19.63%) Automotive
3 18 (16.82%) Finance
4 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.41%) Law
6 8 (7.48%) Retail
7 6 (5.61%) Legal
8 5 (4.67%) Marketing
9 4 (3.74%) Social Housing
10 2 (1.87%) Games
11 1 (0.93%) Back Office
11 1 (0.93%) Front Office
11 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.93%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.87%) JSON
2 2 (1.87%) RESTful
3 1 (0.93%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) Django
3 1 (0.93%) EDI
3 1 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.93%) Flutter
3 1 (0.93%) Framer.js
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
3 1 (0.93%) OAuth
3 1 (0.93%) React
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) Spring
3 1 (0.93%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (3.74%) Housing Association
3 2 (1.87%) Blog
3 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.93%) Handset
4 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Android
2 14 (13.08%) Windows
3 9 (8.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (17.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.82%) MVC
3 18 (16.82%) SOLID
4 12 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.21%) Disruptive Innovation
4 12 (11.21%) Full Stack Development
5 10 (9.35%) Fintech
6 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
7 8 (7.48%) Microservices
7 8 (7.48%) OO
7 8 (7.48%) OOP
7 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.54%) DevOps
8 7 (6.54%) Workflow
9 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.61%) Project Management
9 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.71%) C#
2 27 (25.23%) Java
3 22 (20.56%) Python
4 12 (11.21%) C++
5 8 (7.48%) Ruby
5 8 (7.48%) SQL
6 7 (6.54%) C
7 6 (5.61%) Perl
8 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.93%) Java 11
9 1 (0.93%) Java 8
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Degree
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 22301
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) SCCM
2 7 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.54%) Terraform
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) Reuters
4 4 (3.74%) Orchard
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Meraki
7 1 (0.93%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) Sage
7 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.93%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.93%) WSO2