Period
to 18 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 109 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 70 126 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.21% 2.56% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.63% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 62 117 122
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £22,550 £23,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £46,000 £41,250 £37,500
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -9.09%

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 3,047 4,798 4,302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.38% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,413 4,010 3,634
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Hertfordshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Junior in Hertfordshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 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
Watford +5 20 £37,500 +10.29% 2
St Albans +21 9 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Letchworth +1 8 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Berkhamsted - 6 £25,000 - 2
Hatfield +26 4 £30,500 +10.91%
Hemel Hempstead +16 2 £25,000 -8.26%
Borehamwood +10 1 £23,000 -23.33%
Tring +6 1 £30,000 -
Bishop's Stortford 0 1 £27,500 +5.77% 1
Kings Langley -2 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Stevenage -15 1 £20,000 -23.08% 1
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) C#
5 14 (20.00%) Java
6 13 (18.57%) Scrum
7 12 (17.14%) .NET
7 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.29%) Degree
10 9 (12.86%) MVC
10 9 (12.86%) Selenium
10 9 (12.86%) Web Development
10 9 (12.86%) QA
11 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.43%) WebDriver
11 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
12 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (10.00%) Change Control
13 6 (8.57%) Windows
13 6 (8.57%) HTML
13 6 (8.57%) LAN
13 6 (8.57%) WAN
13 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.57%) Ruby
13 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.57%) Appium
13 6 (8.57%) SDLC
14 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
14 5 (7.14%) REST

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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) Office 365
3 3 (4.29%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) LAN
1 6 (8.57%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (4.29%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.43%) RS-232
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Power BI
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.86%) Redis
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Selenium
2 8 (11.43%) WebDriver
3 6 (8.57%) Appium
4 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) Gradle
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) gulp
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) JBehave
7 1 (1.43%) Protractor
7 1 (1.43%) RSpec
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.71%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) French Language
2 3 (4.29%) Games
2 3 (4.29%) Greek Language
2 3 (4.29%) Italian Language
2 3 (4.29%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (4.29%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) REST
3 5 (7.14%) SOAP
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.29%) Spring
6 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.86%) React
6 2 (2.86%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.43%) CodeMirror
7 1 (1.43%) D3.js
7 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.43%) HTML5
7 1 (1.43%) lodash
7 1 (1.43%) Node.js
7 1 (1.43%) React Native
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Blog
2 3 (4.29%) iPad
2 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.86%) EPoS
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Scrum
3 12 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
5 9 (12.86%) MVC
5 9 (12.86%) Web Development
6 8 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Change Control
8 6 (8.57%) SDLC
9 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.14%) Workflow
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.71%) DevOps
11 3 (4.29%) Business Development
11 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) C#
4 14 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) Ruby
6 4 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) VBA
9 1 (1.43%) ES6
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Ansible
1 2 (2.86%) Consul
1 2 (2.86%) Graphite
1 2 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Blue Prism
2 4 (5.71%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.43%) Bomgar
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) Juniper
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.43%) webMethods