Period
to 16 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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

Junior
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 36 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 42 75 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.52% 5.92% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 6.14% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 73 45
Essex median annual salary £22,000 £24,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -21.31% +22.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £17,500 £20,800
90th Percentile £32,125 £32,250 £46,500
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% -13.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 714 1,221 1,506
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 96.37% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 485 999 1,265
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Essex

Junior
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Junior in Essex

Junior
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Essex over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior in Essex

Junior
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 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
Colchester -4 17 £30,000 +9.09% 8
Basildon +21 5 £20,250 -26.36%
Chelmsford +6 3 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Wickford +4 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £22,500 +12.50%
Harlow - 1 £27,500 -
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 Essex region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 32 (76.19%) C#
2 32 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (47.62%) HTML
4 20 (47.62%) CSS
5 18 (42.86%) Finance
6 17 (40.48%) Degree
6 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
7 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) User Experience
8 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 15 (35.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 15 (35.71%) jQuery
8 15 (35.71%) Decision-Making
8 15 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (35.71%) OO
8 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
8 15 (35.71%) PHP
9 14 (33.33%) Java
9 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 13 (30.95%) C++
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
11 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (9.52%) Azure
13 3 (7.14%) Front End Development

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Azure
2 1 (2.38%) AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) GCP
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 32 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 20 (47.62%) CSS
3 20 (47.62%) HTML
4 15 (35.71%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) React
5 2 (4.76%) Sass
6 1 (2.38%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) Java EE
6 1 (2.38%) JPA
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
6 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) User Experience
2 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
2 15 (35.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 15 (35.71%) Decision-Making
2 15 (35.71%) OO
2 15 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (2.38%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Facilities Management
6 1 (2.38%) Insurtech
6 1 (2.38%) OOP
6 1 (2.38%) Prototyping
6 1 (2.38%) SEO
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (35.71%) PHP
3 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 14 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (30.95%) C++
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Cognos
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft