Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 50 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 69 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.63% 4.38% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 4.56% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 59
Essex median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £20,350 £20,000 £20,950
90th Percentile £28,750 £41,250 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +10.00%

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 1,183 1,339 1,993
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 96.05% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1,145 1,533
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 +8 15 £24,000 -36.00% 4
Colchester +4 10 £24,500 +8.89% 3
Witham +13 7 £22,000 -1.12%
Wickford +1 6 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Southend-on-Sea -6 4 £20,000 -
Basildon -15 4 £26,250 +16.67%
Brentwood +9 3 £17,500 -25.53%
Braintree +1 1 £26,000 +30.00% 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £31,500 - 2
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 35 (50.72%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.43%) Automotive
6 20 (28.99%) Degree
7 18 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
8 17 (24.64%) C#
8 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
9 16 (23.19%) jQuery
10 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
10 13 (18.84%) CSS
10 13 (18.84%) HTML
11 12 (17.39%) PHP
11 12 (17.39%) MySQL
12 11 (15.94%) .NET
13 10 (14.49%) OO
13 10 (14.49%) Finance
14 9 (13.04%) MVC
14 9 (13.04%) J2EE
14 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
14 9 (13.04%) C++
14 9 (13.04%) Java EE
14 9 (13.04%) Spring
14 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
15 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
15 8 (11.59%) Subversion
15 8 (11.59%) JPA

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 (2.90%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.59%) JUnit
3 8 (11.59%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) TestRail
5 1 (1.45%) gulp
General
1 21 (30.43%) Automotive
2 10 (14.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) jQuery
2 13 (18.84%) CSS
2 13 (18.84%) HTML
3 11 (15.94%) .NET
4 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.04%) J2EE
4 9 (13.04%) Java EE
4 9 (13.04%) Spring
5 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.59%) JPA
5 8 (11.59%) Struts
6 6 (8.70%) Java SE
6 6 (8.70%) Sass
6 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.90%) Laravel
8 2 (2.90%) Symfony
9 1 (1.45%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (1.45%) HTML5
9 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) iPhone
3 1 (1.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) OO
3 9 (13.04%) MVC
3 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
4 8 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.14%) Front End Development
6 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.70%) TDD
7 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.25%) Web Design
7 5 (7.25%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) Defect Management
8 3 (4.35%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.35%) Test Management
9 2 (2.90%) Scrum
10 1 (1.45%) OOP
10 1 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) Java
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) C#
3 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.39%) PHP
5 9 (13.04%) C++
6 6 (8.70%) Java 8
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Delphi
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
2 18 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle
1 1 (1.45%) Xamarin