Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 113 103
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1075 979 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.49% 2.78% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 2.87% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 959 915 1202
South East median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +1.85% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £40,269 £37,500 £38,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the South East

Junior
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Junior in the South East

Junior
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in the South East

Junior
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East 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
Thames Valley +59 421 £30,000 +0.16% 34
Hampshire +26 280 £27,500 - 23
Surrey +2 174 £30,000 +13.21% 7
Berkshire +39 172 £30,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +46 127 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Oxfordshire +23 123 £29,000 -3.33% 17
East Sussex +5 98 £30,000 +17.65% 8
West Sussex -38 61 £27,500 -8.33% 6
Kent +10 38 £25,000 +8.70% 2
Middlesex - 3 £36,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 388 (36.09%) C#
2 327 (30.42%) .NET
3 297 (27.63%) Degree
4 296 (27.53%) SQL
5 295 (27.44%) JavaScript
6 267 (24.84%) SQL Server
7 255 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
8 254 (23.63%) Computer Science
9 250 (23.26%) HTML
10 236 (21.95%) CSS
11 182 (16.93%) ASP.NET
12 177 (16.47%) Software Engineering
13 169 (15.72%) Linux
14 163 (15.16%) Java
15 158 (14.70%) MVC
16 149 (13.86%) Microsoft
17 140 (13.02%) Windows
18 130 (12.09%) Finance
19 126 (11.72%) C++
19 126 (11.72%) Web Development
20 114 (10.60%) .NET Framework
21 112 (10.42%) jQuery
22 101 (9.40%) Python
23 93 (8.65%) OO
24 91 (8.47%) AngularJS
25 84 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
26 81 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
27 76 (7.07%) Git (software)
28 74 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
29 72 (6.70%) Microsoft Office

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (2.88%) IIS
2 21 (1.95%) CMS
3 17 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.30%) Confluence
5 10 (0.93%) Apache
6 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.47%) WordPress
10 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.28%) DNN
11 3 (0.28%) Drupal
11 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.19%) SAS
12 2 (0.19%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.093%) Totara
Applications
1 72 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (5.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.37%) InDesign
9 3 (0.28%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.19%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.19%) Revit
10 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.093%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.093%) Maya
11 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.84%) SAP HCM
2 9 (0.84%) SAP HR
2 9 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (0.47%) Sage 1000
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.093%) Magento
6 1 (0.093%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.093%) Summit
6 1 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.093%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (3.53%) SaaS
4 13 (1.21%) GitHub
5 8 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.74%) Office 365
6 7 (0.65%) AdWords
7 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.37%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.19%) IaaS
9 2 (0.19%) npm
9 2 (0.19%) Slack
10 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.093%) Route 53
10 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.51%) WAN
2 22 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.95%) LAN
4 19 (1.77%) Firewall
4 19 (1.77%) Internet
5 12 (1.12%) VoIP
6 6 (0.56%) HTTP
6 6 (0.56%) Network Security
7 5 (0.47%) FTP
7 5 (0.47%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.47%) LDAP
7 5 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.37%) Broadband
8 4 (0.37%) Intranet
8 4 (0.37%) SAN
8 4 (0.37%) SSL
9 3 (0.28%) 2G
9 3 (0.28%) 3G
9 3 (0.28%) VPN
9 3 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.33%) MySQL
3 48 (4.47%) MongoDB
3 48 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.33%) Big Data
6 22 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 21 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.58%) Redis
10 15 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.02%) Power BI
12 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.84%) RavenDB
15 8 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 76 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 33 (3.07%) Subversion
4 32 (2.98%) JIRA
5 24 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.21%) Selenium
8 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.84%) JUnit
10 8 (0.74%) NUnit
11 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.47%) Maven
12 5 (0.47%) ReSharper
12 5 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.37%) Xcode
14 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.28%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.28%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
15 2 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 130 (12.09%) Finance
2 64 (5.95%) Marketing
3 54 (5.02%) Retail
4 38 (3.53%) Games
5 34 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.86%) Electronics
8 16 (1.49%) Banking
9 13 (1.21%) Advertising
10 12 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.93%) Legal
12 6 (0.56%) Automotive
13 5 (0.47%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
15 1 (0.093%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.093%) Military
15 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (30.42%) .NET
2 250 (23.26%) HTML
3 236 (21.95%) CSS
4 182 (16.93%) ASP.NET
5 114 (10.60%) .NET Framework
6 112 (10.42%) jQuery
7 91 (8.47%) AngularJS
8 84 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 59 (5.49%) Web Services
10 58 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 56 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 53 (4.93%) HTML5
13 52 (4.84%) XML
14 46 (4.28%) Spring
15 45 (4.19%) Ajax
15 45 (4.19%) WPF
16 39 (3.63%) CSS3
17 35 (3.26%) Entity Framework
18 34 (3.16%) WCF
19 32 (2.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 254 (23.63%) Computer Science
2 74 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.56%) User Experience
4 41 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (3.35%) Fintech
6 33 (3.07%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.51%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.95%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.21%) Social Media
12 11 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.65%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.65%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.56%) EPoS
16 4 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (0.37%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 169 (15.72%) Linux
2 140 (13.02%) Windows
3 50 (4.65%) Android
3 50 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 31 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.95%) Unix
6 20 (1.86%) CentOS
7 16 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.84%) Debian
9 9 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.65%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (16.47%) Software Engineering
3 158 (14.70%) MVC
4 126 (11.72%) Web Development
5 93 (8.65%) OO
6 68 (6.33%) OOP
7 63 (5.86%) DevOps
7 63 (5.86%) Scrum
7 63 (5.86%) TDD
8 62 (5.77%) Mathematics
9 49 (4.56%) Project Management
9 49 (4.56%) Test Automation
10 45 (4.19%) Unit Testing
11 42 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 42 (3.91%) Front End Development
12 38 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (3.53%) SDLC
13 37 (3.44%) Analytics
13 37 (3.44%) Software Testing
13 37 (3.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (36.09%) C#
2 296 (27.53%) SQL
3 295 (27.44%) JavaScript
4 163 (15.16%) Java
5 126 (11.72%) C++
6 101 (9.40%) Python
7 67 (6.23%) PHP
8 65 (6.05%) C
9 53 (4.93%) T-SQL
10 52 (4.84%) Ruby
11 37 (3.44%) VB.NET
12 32 (2.98%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.60%) Perl
14 16 (1.49%) F#
14 16 (1.49%) Go
15 13 (1.21%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.74%) R
18 6 (0.56%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 297 (27.63%) Degree
2 81 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.21%) CCNA
5 13 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.74%) HND
8 8 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.65%) A+ Certification
9 7 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.65%) PhD
10 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.47%) GNVQ
11 5 (0.47%) ISEB
12 4 (0.37%) MCP
13 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.30%) QA
2 30 (2.79%) PMO
3 22 (2.05%) SLA
4 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.28%) GDPR
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 41 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.05%) Docker
3 21 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.74%) KVM
7 5 (0.47%) NFS
8 2 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.093%) Firmware
9 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (2.42%) Puppet
2 24 (2.23%) Ansible
3 18 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.49%) Kibana
5 5 (0.47%) Nagios
5 5 (0.47%) Salt
6 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.28%) Terraform
7 1 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.093%) Plesk
7 1 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.91%) Google
3 34 (3.16%) Oracle
4 30 (2.79%) SAP
5 23 (2.14%) VMware
6 22 (2.05%) Cisco
7 21 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.58%) Adobe
9 14 (1.30%) Sage
10 11 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (0.93%) HP
12 9 (0.84%) Citrix
13 8 (0.74%) Remedy
14 7 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 6 (0.56%) Apple
15 6 (0.56%) TOWER Software
16 5 (0.47%) Sun
17 4 (0.37%) Dell
17 4 (0.37%) Juniper
17 4 (0.37%) Sitecore