Period
to 17 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 109 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 -25 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 46 105 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.77% 2.52% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.58% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37 101 114
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +15.38% -16.13%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £40,000
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34% +5.45%

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 2,486 4,071 3,952
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 97.81% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 3,227 3,373
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.10% +1.11% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 0 15 £31,500 +10.53% 4
St Albans +17 5 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £23,750 -6.86% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £27,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £31,500 - 1
Hatfield +29 1 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Stevenage +6 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Bishop's Stortford +5 1 £24,000 -5.88%
Potters Bar - 1 £35,000 -
Baldock - 1 £47,500 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £25,500 -
Junior
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Azure
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) Retail
4 7 (15.22%) Finance
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 6 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.87%) HTML5
6 5 (10.87%) CSS3
6 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Fintech
7 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (8.70%) React
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Git (software)

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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Azure
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.17%) GCP
4 1 (2.17%) npm
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) 2.5G
2 1 (2.17%) 2G
2 1 (2.17%) 3G
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) 5G
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) PPP
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) WebEx
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Power BI
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) OLAP
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Gradle
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.17%) gulp
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
1 7 (15.22%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) General Ledger
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.87%) CSS3
4 5 (10.87%) HTML5
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) React
6 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 3 (6.52%) Sass
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.35%) LESS
7 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
7 2 (4.35%) Vue.js
7 2 (4.35%) XHTML
7 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) EPoS
3 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.04%) MVC
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (10.87%) SDLC
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) Fintech
4 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.70%) Kanban
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) Proactive Maintenance
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Web Development
6 2 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (4.35%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.35%) SOLID
6 2 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.17%) ES6
6 1 (2.17%) Go
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Grafana
1 2 (4.35%) Graphite
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Bomgar
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Dell
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Intel
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat