Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 89 85
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 672 914 1,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.97% 3.40% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.53% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 594 839 1,050
South East median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +11.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £42,000 £43,750 £38,750
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 21,649 25,914 30,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 96.44% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,680 21,426 25,570
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Thames Valley +14 224 £35,000 +16.67% 61
Hampshire -26 158 £30,000 - 34
Surrey -8 100 £32,500 +10.17% 43
Buckinghamshire +25 85 £35,000 +27.27% 15
East Sussex +7 83 £27,500 - 8
West Sussex -17 70 £30,000 +13.21% 14
Berkshire -23 70 £31,500 +5.00% 30
Oxfordshire +10 69 £35,000 +16.67% 16
Kent +1 37 £25,000 -9.09% 23
Middlesex - 1 £22,000 -
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 230 (34.23%) JavaScript
2 228 (33.93%) .NET
3 218 (32.44%) C#
4 188 (27.98%) HTML
5 176 (26.19%) Degree
6 164 (24.40%) CSS
7 154 (22.92%) SQL
8 150 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 117 (17.41%) Java
11 116 (17.26%) MVC
12 114 (16.96%) Windows
13 108 (16.07%) Microsoft
14 107 (15.92%) Software Engineering
15 104 (15.48%) ASP.NET
16 96 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 80 (11.90%) Linux
18 79 (11.76%) Web Development
19 76 (11.31%) AngularJS
20 73 (10.86%) C++
21 69 (10.27%) .NET Framework
22 68 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
23 67 (9.97%) Azure
24 65 (9.67%) Git (software)
25 61 (9.08%) Mathematics
26 60 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
27 56 (8.33%) Scrum
27 56 (8.33%) Finance
27 56 (8.33%) Python
28 55 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC

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 23 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.68%) WordPress
3 13 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.79%) CMS
5 9 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.34%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.89%) Apache
6 6 (0.89%) Confluence
6 6 (0.89%) IIS
7 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.60%) Drupal
8 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.45%) JBoss
10 2 (0.30%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.30%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.30%) nginx
10 2 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.15%) Liferay
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.89%) GIMP
5 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.45%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.15%) Figma
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) GoldMine
2 5 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Magento
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.97%) Azure
2 46 (6.85%) SaaS
3 34 (5.06%) AWS
4 32 (4.76%) Office 365
5 17 (2.53%) Power Platform
6 13 (1.93%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (1.34%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.19%) GCP
10 7 (1.04%) PaaS
11 6 (0.89%) GitHub
11 6 (0.89%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.60%) Slack
13 3 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
14 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.30%) npm
15 1 (0.15%) IaaS
15 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.38%) DNS
3 15 (2.23%) Wireless
4 14 (2.08%) Firewall
5 13 (1.93%) DHCP
5 13 (1.93%) LAN
6 12 (1.79%) WAN
7 11 (1.64%) Bluetooth
8 9 (1.34%) VPN
9 8 (1.19%) HTTP
10 6 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.60%) FTP
11 4 (0.60%) Internet
11 4 (0.60%) NAS
11 4 (0.60%) Network Security
12 3 (0.45%) Broadband
12 3 (0.45%) RFID
12 3 (0.45%) SSH
12 3 (0.45%) VoIP
12 3 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.80%) MySQL
3 20 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.68%) Big Data
4 18 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.64%) Power BI
7 8 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.04%) QlikView
8 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2019
12 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 65 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 28 (4.17%) NUnit
4 16 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.38%) StyleCop
5 13 (1.93%) JIRA
5 13 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.49%) Jasmine
8 9 (1.34%) Mocha
9 7 (1.04%) Selenium
10 6 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.45%) gulp
13 3 (0.45%) NCrunch
13 3 (0.45%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.45%) Subversion
14 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 56 (8.33%) Finance
2 30 (4.46%) Marketing
3 19 (2.83%) Retail
4 17 (2.53%) Electronics
5 14 (2.08%) Games
5 14 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.89%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.89%) Automotive
7 6 (0.89%) Military
8 5 (0.74%) Advertising
9 3 (0.45%) Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
9 3 (0.45%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (33.93%) .NET
2 188 (27.98%) HTML
3 164 (24.40%) CSS
4 104 (15.48%) ASP.NET
5 76 (11.31%) AngularJS
6 69 (10.27%) .NET Framework
7 55 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (8.04%) jQuery
9 51 (7.59%) Web Services
10 42 (6.25%) Node.js
11 35 (5.21%) .NET Core
11 35 (5.21%) Entity Framework
11 35 (5.21%) Spring
12 34 (5.06%) HTML5
13 33 (4.91%) React
14 29 (4.32%) JSON
14 29 (4.32%) WPF
15 27 (4.02%) XML
16 25 (3.72%) CSS3
17 24 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 20 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (2.98%) Social Media
5 17 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.64%) Animation
9 4 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.45%) BBC
10 3 (0.45%) iPad
10 3 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.45%) User Experience
11 2 (0.30%) Analogue Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.30%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.96%) Windows
2 80 (11.90%) Linux
3 32 (4.76%) Android
4 25 (3.72%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.23%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.93%) Unix
8 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.30%) CentOS
14 2 (0.30%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (17.26%) MVC
3 107 (15.92%) Software Engineering
4 96 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 79 (11.76%) Web Development
6 68 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (9.08%) Mathematics
8 56 (8.33%) Scrum
9 42 (6.25%) TDD
10 39 (5.80%) Microservices
11 37 (5.51%) Test Automation
12 36 (5.36%) Project Management
13 35 (5.21%) DevOps
14 34 (5.06%) Unit Testing
15 26 (3.87%) Fintech
15 26 (3.87%) ITIL
16 25 (3.72%) OOP
17 23 (3.42%) Front End Development
17 23 (3.42%) OOD
18 22 (3.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 230 (34.23%) JavaScript
2 218 (32.44%) C#
3 154 (22.92%) SQL
4 117 (17.41%) Java
5 73 (10.86%) C++
6 56 (8.33%) Python
7 45 (6.70%) C
8 37 (5.51%) PHP
9 24 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 15 (2.23%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.93%) Java 8
13 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.79%) VBA
15 11 (1.64%) VB
16 10 (1.49%) Go
17 9 (1.34%) VBScript
18 6 (0.89%) Java 9
19 5 (0.74%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 176 (26.19%) Degree
2 60 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.19%) A+ Certification
6 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.89%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.74%) CCNA
9 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.74%) CISSP
9 5 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.60%) CCNP
10 4 (0.60%) CSSLP
10 4 (0.60%) SANS
11 3 (0.45%) ISEB
11 3 (0.45%) MCITP
11 3 (0.45%) MCSA
11 3 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.80%) QA
2 19 (2.83%) SLA
3 13 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.04%) PMO
5 4 (0.60%) NIST
5 4 (0.60%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.30%) WCAG
8 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) GDPR
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 39 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 33 (4.91%) Docker
3 25 (3.72%) Firmware
4 11 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.74%) iptables
5 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.89%) Ansible
2 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (0.89%) SCOM
3 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (0.74%) Rsyslog
3 5 (0.74%) systemd
4 4 (0.60%) SCCM
5 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.30%) Puppet
6 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.15%) Grafana
7 1 (0.15%) Graylog
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.91%) Adobe
3 26 (3.87%) Google
4 13 (1.93%) VMware
4 13 (1.93%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.49%) Tableau
6 9 (1.34%) Oracle
6 9 (1.34%) Sage
7 8 (1.19%) Cisco
8 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.89%) McAfee
9 6 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.74%) LogRhythm
10 5 (0.74%) SAP
11 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.45%) Facebook
12 3 (0.45%) Panasonic
12 3 (0.45%) Sony
12 3 (0.45%) Veritas
12 3 (0.45%) Yahoo!