Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 88 112
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 209 898 781
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.61% 3.56% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 3.71% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 217 839 740
Median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +6.19% +0.89%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +1.69%

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 7,727 24,209 27,884
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 95.98% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,323 19,780 23,165
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in the South East.

Salary trend for Junior in the South East

Junior
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 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
Hampshire +14 88 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Thames Valley -12 70 £35,000 +16.67% 34
Berkshire +32 41 £35,000 +16.67% 18
East Sussex -1 21 £25,000 -16.67% 3
Oxfordshire -5 21 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Surrey +12 17 £33,750 +12.50% 11
West Sussex -21 11 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £32,750 +9.17% 12
Kent +11 3 £22,000 -11.11% 7
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 76 (36.36%) Degree
2 70 (33.49%) JavaScript
3 66 (31.58%) C#
4 64 (30.62%) SQL
5 63 (30.14%) Computer Science
6 53 (25.36%) Software Engineering
7 51 (24.40%) .NET
8 50 (23.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 48 (22.97%) DevOps
10 47 (22.49%) Azure
11 43 (20.57%) HTML
12 42 (20.10%) CSS
13 39 (18.66%) AngularJS
14 37 (17.70%) Java
15 33 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
17 31 (14.83%) Python
17 31 (14.83%) Git (software)
17 31 (14.83%) React
18 30 (14.35%) SQL Server
19 28 (13.40%) Windows
20 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (11.48%) Test Automation
22 23 (11.00%) Finance
23 21 (10.05%) TDD
23 21 (10.05%) AWS
24 20 (9.57%) Node.js
24 20 (9.57%) Microservices
25 19 (9.09%) Docker
25 19 (9.09%) Active Directory

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 17 (8.13%) Apache
2 11 (5.26%) IIS
3 9 (4.31%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.91%) CMS
5 4 (1.91%) Confluence
5 4 (1.91%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.44%) JBoss
6 3 (1.44%) Jetty
6 3 (1.44%) nginx
6 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.91%) Fusion 360
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.44%) Camtasia
3 3 (1.44%) InDesign
3 3 (1.44%) MadCap Flare
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (22.49%) Azure
2 21 (10.05%) AWS
3 12 (5.74%) GCP
3 12 (5.74%) GitHub
4 10 (4.78%) Office 365
5 9 (4.31%) SaaS
6 8 (3.83%) Stackdriver
7 7 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (2.39%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.91%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.91%) Veeva
10 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.96%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.96%) G Suite
12 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) DNS
2 14 (6.70%) HTTP
3 10 (4.78%) Firewall
4 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.35%) VoIP
5 6 (2.87%) VPN
6 4 (1.91%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.91%) DHCP
6 4 (1.91%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.91%) Skype
7 3 (1.44%) DMZ
7 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) IPv4
7 3 (1.44%) LAN
7 3 (1.44%) Network Security
7 3 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.44%) VLAN
8 2 (0.96%) IPsec
8 2 (0.96%) OSPF
8 2 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.22%) MySQL
4 10 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.35%) Big Data
5 7 (3.35%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.91%) Power BI
7 3 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 31 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.83%) Gradle
2 8 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.39%) Selenium
5 4 (1.91%) Cypress.io
5 4 (1.91%) JIRA
6 3 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.44%) GitLab
6 3 (1.44%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.48%) webpack
General
1 23 (11.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.31%) Games
4 4 (1.91%) Electronics
4 4 (1.91%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.44%) Banking
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Police
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.40%) .NET
2 43 (20.57%) HTML
3 42 (20.10%) CSS
4 39 (18.66%) AngularJS
5 31 (14.83%) React
6 20 (9.57%) Node.js
7 17 (8.13%) HTML5
8 16 (7.66%) .NET Core
9 15 (7.18%) ASP.NET
10 14 (6.70%) JSON
10 14 (6.70%) Vue.js
11 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (6.22%) XML
12 11 (5.26%) jQuery
12 11 (5.26%) REST
13 10 (4.78%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (4.78%) Spring
13 10 (4.78%) Spring Boot
14 9 (4.31%) .NET Framework
14 9 (4.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.35%) User Experience
4 6 (2.87%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.39%) Robotics
6 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.91%) PMI
7 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.96%) HoloLens
8 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.96%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.48%) CCTV
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) mPOS
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.40%) Windows
2 18 (8.61%) Linux
3 17 (8.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.44%) Android
4 3 (1.44%) CentOS
5 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.14%) Computer Science
2 53 (25.36%) Software Engineering
3 48 (22.97%) DevOps
4 33 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (11.48%) Test Automation
7 21 (10.05%) TDD
8 20 (9.57%) Microservices
9 16 (7.66%) OOP
10 15 (7.18%) Mathematics
11 13 (6.22%) Fintech
12 12 (5.74%) Front End Development
12 12 (5.74%) OO
12 12 (5.74%) Web Development
13 11 (5.26%) Machine Learning
14 10 (4.78%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (4.78%) CRM
14 10 (4.78%) Project Management
15 9 (4.31%) ERP
15 9 (4.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.49%) JavaScript
2 66 (31.58%) C#
3 64 (30.62%) SQL
4 37 (17.70%) Java
5 31 (14.83%) Python
6 13 (6.22%) PHP
6 13 (6.22%) Scala
7 12 (5.74%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.31%) C
8 9 (4.31%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.87%) C++
10 4 (1.91%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.96%) SOQL
11 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.48%) Go
12 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (36.36%) Degree
2 50 (23.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (8.13%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.39%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.44%) PhD
7 2 (0.96%) CCNA
7 2 (0.96%) CCNP
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CISM
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) CRISC
8 1 (0.48%) HND
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) NCSC
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 19 (9.09%) Docker
2 8 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.87%) Firmware
4 3 (1.44%) KVM
5 2 (0.96%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (8.13%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.70%) Terraform
3 9 (4.31%) Ansible
4 8 (3.83%) Grafana
5 3 (1.44%) Consul
5 3 (1.44%) Packer
5 3 (1.44%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.48%) Argo
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.22%) Google
3 12 (5.74%) VMware
4 8 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.83%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.83%) Splunk
5 6 (2.87%) Adobe
6 5 (2.39%) SAP
7 4 (1.91%) Siebel
8 3 (1.44%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.44%) New Relic
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle
8 3 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.44%) UiPath
9 2 (0.96%) F5
9 2 (0.96%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.48%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.48%) webMethods