Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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

Junior
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 97 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 62 76 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.23% 2.37% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.46% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 123
Median annual salary £35,000 £30,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.82% +2.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,850 £23,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £41,250
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £28,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% -5.83% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,837 3,090 4,853
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 96.29% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 2,456 4,072
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Hertfordshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Junior in Hertfordshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Junior in Hertfordshire

Junior
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Watford +17 12 £27,500 -21.43% 1
St Albans -16 11 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +36 9 £40,000 +60.00%
Hatfield +33 7 £33,750 +2.27% 1
Letchworth +3 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Royston - 4 £27,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - - 4
Stevenage +14 3 £35,000 +75.00% 4
Kings Langley +3 1 £39,000 +34.48%
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) .NET
3 23 (37.10%) C#
4 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 21 (33.87%) CSS
5 19 (30.65%) HTML
6 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 12 (19.35%) DevOps
7 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 11 (17.74%) Degree
9 10 (16.13%) Windows
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
9 10 (16.13%) Retail
9 10 (16.13%) Azure
9 10 (16.13%) Docker
10 8 (12.90%) Scrum
10 8 (12.90%) TDD
10 8 (12.90%) ITIL
10 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.90%) React
10 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 8 (12.90%) Spread Betting
10 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Node.js
11 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
11 7 (11.29%) XML
11 7 (11.29%) Python
11 7 (11.29%) .NET Core

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) SAS
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Sketch
3 1 (1.61%) CATIA
3 1 (1.61%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
1 2 (3.23%) Shopify
2 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Azure
2 5 (8.06%) AWS
3 2 (3.23%) GCP
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LAN
1 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) Power BI
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.61%) OLAP
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
2 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.23%) Grunt
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 10 (16.13%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Games
3 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) CSS
3 19 (30.65%) HTML
4 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.90%) React
6 7 (11.29%) .NET Core
6 7 (11.29%) Node.js
6 7 (11.29%) XML
7 6 (9.68%) Vue.js
7 6 (9.68%) Web Services
8 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (6.45%) Django
8 4 (6.45%) JSON
8 4 (6.45%) Sass
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.84%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.23%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Spread Betting
2 4 (6.45%) EPoS
2 4 (6.45%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Blog
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) CentOS
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.35%) DevOps
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Scrum
3 8 (12.90%) TDD
3 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Front End Development
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.06%) Web Development
7 4 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (6.45%) Kanban
7 4 (6.45%) Mob Programming
7 4 (6.45%) Open Source
7 4 (6.45%) Operations Management
7 4 (6.45%) Scorecard
7 4 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) C#
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) MBCS
5 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) hybris
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Siemens