Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 81 52
Rank change year-on-year +36 -29 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 62 60 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.43% 2.81% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 3.03% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 92
Essex median annual salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,925 £20,775
90th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £30,225
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -2.91%

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 1330 1980 2481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.87% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1525 1836
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,050 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford +2 15 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Colchester +1 10 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Loughton - 6 £50,000 -
Basildon +17 5 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Witham - 5 £22,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +16 4 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Brentwood +22 2 £23,500 -41.25%
Wickford - 1 £27,500 - 1
Rochford - 1 - -
Braintree - 1 £20,000 -
Harlow - 1 £16,000 -
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 30 (48.39%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
4 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
5 19 (30.65%) Java
5 19 (30.65%) C#
6 18 (29.03%) SQL
7 17 (27.42%) Web Development
7 17 (27.42%) Front End Development
8 16 (25.81%) jQuery
9 15 (24.19%) HTML5
9 15 (24.19%) CSS3
9 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (24.19%) .NET
10 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 14 (22.58%) Sass
11 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.35%) Automotive
13 11 (17.74%) PHP
14 10 (16.13%) MVC
14 10 (16.13%) SDLC
15 9 (14.52%) Finance
15 9 (14.52%) XML
16 8 (12.90%) MySQL
16 8 (12.90%) Degree
16 8 (12.90%) User Experience
16 8 (12.90%) Node.js
16 8 (12.90%) REST
17 7 (11.29%) LESS

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) JBoss
1 2 (3.23%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Movex
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) npm
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Bower
1 7 (11.29%) Grunt
1 7 (11.29%) gulp
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) TestRail
General
1 12 (19.35%) Automotive
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
3 21 (33.87%) AngularJS
4 16 (25.81%) jQuery
5 15 (24.19%) .NET
5 15 (24.19%) CSS3
5 15 (24.19%) HTML5
6 14 (22.58%) Sass
7 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.52%) XML
9 8 (12.90%) Node.js
9 8 (12.90%) REST
10 7 (11.29%) Express
10 7 (11.29%) LESS
10 7 (11.29%) SOAP
11 6 (9.68%) React
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.84%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.23%) Chip Card
4 2 (3.23%) Contactless
4 2 (3.23%) EMV
4 2 (3.23%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Android
2 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Front End Development
1 17 (27.42%) Web Development
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) MVC
3 10 (16.13%) SDLC
4 7 (11.29%) Code Optimisation
4 7 (11.29%) Web Design
5 5 (8.06%) Logistics
5 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.23%) Personalization
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Time Management
8 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) C#
2 19 (30.65%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 11 (17.74%) PHP
5 5 (8.06%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.45%) R
7 1 (1.61%) Delphi
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ACCA
2 1 (1.61%) CIMA
2 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) SAP