Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 90 107
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 809 963 1,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.74% 3.32% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 3.43% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 743 857 1,004
South East median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £39,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.82%

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 28,516 28,065 35,230
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.73% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,718 23,398 29,773
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 20 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 -46 276 £30,000 +3.45% 49
Hampshire -3 196 £27,500 +3.77% 30
Surrey +12 171 £30,000 +9.09% 29
Berkshire -26 149 £32,500 +13.04% 15
West Sussex +19 72 £26,000 -13.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -23 70 £27,500 +1.85% 14
East Sussex -29 60 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Oxfordshire -63 57 £30,000 - 20
Kent +6 39 £25,000 - 11
Middlesex +11 2 £40,000 -1.23%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 322 (39.80%) C#
2 264 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 260 (32.14%) .NET
4 248 (30.66%) SQL
5 236 (29.17%) HTML
6 226 (27.94%) Degree
7 208 (25.71%) CSS
8 203 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
9 201 (24.85%) SQL Server
10 158 (19.53%) ASP.NET
11 143 (17.68%) Microsoft
12 142 (17.55%) Computer Science
13 119 (14.71%) MVC
14 111 (13.72%) Java
15 106 (13.10%) Software Engineering
16 102 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
17 99 (12.24%) Finance
18 91 (11.25%) MySQL
18 91 (11.25%) Windows
19 80 (9.89%) jQuery
20 78 (9.64%) Linux
21 73 (9.02%) Scrum
22 72 (8.90%) .NET Framework
23 71 (8.78%) PHP
24 68 (8.41%) AngularJS
25 65 (8.03%) Git (software)
26 63 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
27 62 (7.66%) HTML5
28 61 (7.54%) Python
29 59 (7.29%) Web Development

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 20 (2.47%) IIS
2 17 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.98%) Apache
3 16 (1.98%) WordPress
4 15 (1.85%) Drupal
5 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.99%) CMS
6 8 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.37%) Confluence
10 3 (0.37%) JBoss
10 3 (0.37%) nginx
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.85%) Chatbot
5 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.62%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.49%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.25%) Mingle
12 1 (0.12%) GIMP
12 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.25%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.25%) Workfront
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.84%) Office 365
4 11 (1.36%) SaaS
5 8 (0.99%) GitHub
6 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.25%) Google Play
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
7 2 (0.25%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) npm
8 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.12%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 20 (2.47%) Internet
3 12 (1.48%) Bluetooth
4 11 (1.36%) Intranet
5 9 (1.11%) DNS
5 9 (1.11%) RS-232
6 8 (0.99%) Firewall
6 8 (0.99%) VLAN
7 7 (0.87%) DHCP
7 7 (0.87%) RTMP
7 7 (0.87%) RTSP
7 7 (0.87%) VPN
7 7 (0.87%) Wireless
8 6 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.62%) HTTP
9 5 (0.62%) LAN
10 4 (0.49%) GSM
10 4 (0.49%) SMS
10 4 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 91 (11.25%) MySQL
3 34 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.85%) Big Data
8 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.74%) GIS
12 5 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.62%) MS Access
12 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.62%) Power BI
13 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.49%) Redis
13 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 65 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.20%) JIRA
3 29 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.09%) Subversion
5 21 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.22%) Selenium
7 14 (1.73%) NUnit
8 12 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.99%) Maven
10 7 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.74%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.62%) Bugzilla
12 5 (0.62%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.62%) JUnit
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.62%) Xcode
13 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.49%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 99 (12.24%) Finance
2 58 (7.17%) Retail
3 40 (4.94%) Marketing
4 22 (2.72%) Electronics
5 20 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.10%) Games
7 15 (1.85%) Banking
7 15 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.48%) Automotive
9 11 (1.36%) Advertising
9 11 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.36%) Publishing
10 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.62%) Legal
10 5 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (32.14%) .NET
2 236 (29.17%) HTML
3 208 (25.71%) CSS
4 158 (19.53%) ASP.NET
5 80 (9.89%) jQuery
6 72 (8.90%) .NET Framework
7 68 (8.41%) AngularJS
8 63 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (7.66%) HTML5
10 42 (5.19%) CSS3
11 39 (4.82%) WPF
12 36 (4.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (4.33%) REST
14 31 (3.83%) React
15 29 (3.58%) Web Services
16 26 (3.21%) XML
17 25 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (2.97%) Entity Framework
19 23 (2.84%) Spring
20 22 (2.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 142 (17.55%) Computer Science
2 46 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.09%) User Experience
6 16 (1.98%) Replication
7 11 (1.36%) Fintech
8 9 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.99%) Internet of Things
9 8 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (0.74%) CAN bus
11 6 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.74%) NHS
11 6 (0.74%) Robotics
12 5 (0.62%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.25%) Windows
2 78 (9.64%) Linux
3 37 (4.57%) Android
4 34 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.85%) Unix
7 15 (1.85%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.99%) Debian
8 8 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.49%) CentOS
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.25%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (14.71%) MVC
3 106 (13.10%) Software Engineering
4 102 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (9.02%) Scrum
6 59 (7.29%) Web Development
7 57 (7.05%) TDD
8 53 (6.55%) OO
9 52 (6.43%) Project Management
10 51 (6.30%) DevOps
11 47 (5.81%) Test Automation
12 42 (5.19%) Artificial Intelligence
13 39 (4.82%) Mathematics
14 38 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (4.57%) OOP
16 33 (4.08%) CRM
17 32 (3.96%) E-Commerce
18 31 (3.83%) Software Testing
19 29 (3.58%) Unit Testing
20 26 (3.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 322 (39.80%) C#
2 264 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 248 (30.66%) SQL
4 111 (13.72%) Java
5 71 (8.78%) PHP
6 61 (7.54%) Python
7 42 (5.19%) C++
8 37 (4.57%) T-SQL
9 26 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 25 (3.09%) C
11 23 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.60%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.48%) XAML
14 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.24%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.99%) Ruby
16 7 (0.87%) ES6
16 7 (0.87%) Java 8
16 7 (0.87%) VB
16 7 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 226 (27.94%) Degree
2 51 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.99%) CCNA
7 8 (0.99%) MCSE
8 7 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.49%) PhD
11 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.37%) ISEB
12 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.12%) APMP
13 1 (0.12%) CBAP
13 1 (0.12%) CCNP
13 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.10%) QA
2 10 (1.24%) PMO
3 7 (0.87%) GDPR
4 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) GCP
System Software
1 43 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.35%) Firmware
3 16 (1.98%) Docker
3 16 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.37%) HDFS
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.25%) iptables
8 2 (0.25%) Varnish
9 1 (0.12%) LXC
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.36%) Ansible
2 6 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.49%) Puppet
4 4 (0.49%) Terraform
5 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.37%) Nagios
6 2 (0.25%) Grafana
6 2 (0.25%) Kibana
6 2 (0.25%) Opsview
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
6 2 (0.25%) SELinux
7 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) TADDM
7 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 143 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (2.97%) Oracle
3 21 (2.60%) VMware
4 17 (2.10%) Capita
5 14 (1.73%) Facebook
6 13 (1.61%) Apple
7 11 (1.36%) Google
7 11 (1.36%) TOWER Software
8 9 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.87%) Adobe
9 7 (0.87%) Cisco
9 7 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.74%) Assembla
10 6 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.74%) SAP
11 5 (0.62%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.49%) BT
13 3 (0.37%) Juniper
13 3 (0.37%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.37%) Xamarin