Period
to 7 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 105 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 819 829 1,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.36% 2.92% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.03% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 746 764 955
South East median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.72% +5.45%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 23,416 27,367 29,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.37% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19,214 22,677 24,879
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,460 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 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
Thames Valley +43 289 £32,500 +8.33% 60
Hampshire -9 185 £30,000 +5.26% 32
Surrey -5 124 £30,000 +1.69% 30
Oxfordshire +48 112 £32,500 +8.33% 16
Berkshire -6 97 £32,250 +2.38% 28
West Sussex +15 94 £30,000 +15.38% 11
Buckinghamshire +39 80 £33,000 +20.00% 16
East Sussex +23 75 £27,500 - 14
Kent +16 48 £25,000 -1.96% 15
Isle of Wight - 4 £30,000 -
Middlesex -4 1 £22,000 -45.00%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 286 (34.92%) C#
2 278 (33.94%) Degree
3 260 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 245 (29.91%) .NET
5 209 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
6 202 (24.66%) HTML
7 183 (22.34%) Computer Science
8 182 (22.22%) SQL
9 180 (21.98%) Java
10 179 (21.86%) CSS
11 156 (19.05%) Software Engineering
12 131 (16.00%) ASP.NET
12 131 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 129 (15.75%) MVC
14 128 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
15 108 (13.19%) Windows
16 101 (12.33%) Microsoft
17 98 (11.97%) Azure
18 85 (10.38%) AngularJS
19 84 (10.26%) Mathematics
20 81 (9.89%) Git (software)
21 79 (9.65%) Docker
22 78 (9.52%) Web Development
22 78 (9.52%) C++
23 72 (8.79%) Finance
24 70 (8.55%) Linux
25 66 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
26 60 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
26 60 (7.33%) Python
27 59 (7.20%) .NET Framework

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 18 (2.20%) WordPress
2 14 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.22%) IIS
4 9 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.73%) Apache
6 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.73%) Liferay
7 5 (0.61%) CMS
8 4 (0.49%) JBoss
8 4 (0.49%) nginx
9 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.24%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.49%) InDesign
7 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.12%) Simulink
9 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) GoldMine
2 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 98 (11.97%) Azure
2 51 (6.23%) AWS
3 47 (5.74%) SaaS
4 23 (2.81%) Office 365
5 20 (2.44%) GCP
6 14 (1.71%) Power Platform
7 13 (1.59%) GitHub
8 11 (1.34%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (1.34%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.98%) PaaS
10 7 (0.85%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.73%) Slack
12 4 (0.49%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.37%) Asana
13 3 (0.37%) G Suite
14 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.12%) npm
15 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.22%) DNS
2 10 (1.22%) LAN
3 9 (1.10%) DHCP
3 9 (1.10%) WAN
4 7 (0.85%) VPN
5 6 (0.73%) Firewall
5 6 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.73%) Wireless
6 5 (0.61%) Network Security
6 5 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (0.61%) VoIP
7 4 (0.49%) 3G
7 4 (0.49%) 5G
7 4 (0.49%) HTTP
7 4 (0.49%) Internet
8 3 (0.37%) 2G
8 3 (0.37%) GSM
8 3 (0.37%) SMTP
8 3 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.37%) MySQL
3 23 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (1.83%) Big Data
7 14 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.22%) Power BI
10 7 (0.85%) QlikView
10 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.37%) Redis
13 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.24%) ArangoDB
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 81 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.79%) Subversion
3 31 (3.79%) Visual Studio
4 24 (2.93%) NUnit
5 18 (2.20%) JIRA
6 16 (1.95%) Selenium
7 13 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.47%) StyleCop
9 7 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.61%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.61%) Mocha
11 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.37%) Postman
12 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.24%) Appium
13 2 (0.24%) gulp
General
1 72 (8.79%) Finance
2 30 (3.66%) Marketing
3 16 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.59%) Games
5 12 (1.47%) Retail
6 11 (1.34%) Advertising
6 11 (1.34%) Automotive
6 11 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.22%) Electronics
8 7 (0.85%) Military
9 5 (0.61%) Local Government
10 4 (0.49%) Billing
10 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.37%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Legal
11 3 (0.37%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (29.91%) .NET
2 202 (24.66%) HTML
3 179 (21.86%) CSS
4 131 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 85 (10.38%) AngularJS
6 60 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (7.20%) .NET Framework
8 53 (6.47%) jQuery
9 48 (5.86%) Spring
10 46 (5.62%) Node.js
10 46 (5.62%) React
11 40 (4.88%) Web Services
11 40 (4.88%) WPF
12 31 (3.79%) .NET Core
13 27 (3.30%) Entity Framework
13 27 (3.30%) HTML5
14 23 (2.81%) WCF
15 22 (2.69%) REST
16 21 (2.56%) RESTful
16 21 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.37%) Driving Licence
2 41 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (1.71%) Social Media
8 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.73%) Animation
10 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.49%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.49%) Social Network
11 3 (0.37%) BBC
11 3 (0.37%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.37%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.37%) User Experience
11 3 (0.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 108 (13.19%) Windows
2 70 (8.55%) Linux
3 33 (4.03%) Android
4 22 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.59%) Unix
7 10 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (22.34%) Computer Science
3 156 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 129 (15.75%) MVC
5 84 (10.26%) Mathematics
6 78 (9.52%) Web Development
7 66 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (6.47%) Test Automation
9 52 (6.35%) Microservices
9 52 (6.35%) Scrum
10 49 (5.98%) OO
11 46 (5.62%) DevOps
11 46 (5.62%) TDD
12 45 (5.49%) Project Management
13 37 (4.52%) OOD
14 36 (4.40%) Unit Testing
15 34 (4.15%) OOP
15 34 (4.15%) SDLC
16 32 (3.91%) Physics
17 27 (3.30%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 286 (34.92%) C#
2 260 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 182 (22.22%) SQL
4 180 (21.98%) Java
5 78 (9.52%) C++
6 60 (7.33%) Python
7 39 (4.76%) PHP
8 36 (4.40%) C
9 23 (2.81%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.95%) Java 8
12 15 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.71%) XAML
14 13 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.47%) Ruby
16 8 (0.98%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.85%) Kotlin
17 7 (0.85%) VBA
18 6 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 278 (33.94%) Degree
2 128 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.34%) PMP
8 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.10%) PhD
10 6 (0.73%) CCNA
10 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.73%) ISEB
11 5 (0.61%) CCNP
11 5 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.61%) MCSA
12 4 (0.49%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.49%) CCIE
12 4 (0.49%) MCSE
12 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.74%) QA
2 15 (1.83%) SLA
3 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.10%) PMO
4 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 79 (9.65%) Docker
2 27 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.95%) Firmware
4 8 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.24%) NFS
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (3.91%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.10%) Ansible
3 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.85%) Terraform
4 5 (0.61%) Puppet
4 5 (0.61%) SCCM
5 4 (0.49%) SCOM
6 2 (0.24%) Graylog
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.12%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.12%) systemd
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.76%) Google
3 27 (3.30%) Adobe
4 18 (2.20%) Oracle
5 11 (1.34%) VMware
5 11 (1.34%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.10%) Sage
6 9 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.10%) SAP
6 9 (1.10%) Tableau
7 6 (0.73%) Cisco
8 4 (0.49%) Apple
8 4 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.49%) Facebook
8 4 (0.49%) Meraki
8 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.37%) Dell
9 3 (0.37%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.37%) Sony
9 3 (0.37%) Yahoo!