Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 96 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 887 890 1,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.95% 3.04% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 3.14% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 819 828 1,160
South East median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £39,525
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 29,185 28,304 36,424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 96.68% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,417 23,638 31,057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 June 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 June 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 -7 358 £30,000 +9.09% 45
Berkshire +6 194 £30,000 +9.09% 21
Hampshire -6 191 £27,500 +10.00% 21
Surrey +33 166 £30,000 +9.09% 23
Buckinghamshire -2 95 £27,500 - 8
East Sussex -28 71 £27,500 +7.84% 8
Oxfordshire -44 70 £30,000 +3.45% 16
West Sussex +23 65 £26,000 -16.13% 8
Kent -6 42 £25,000 - 7
Middlesex +16 1 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 335 (37.77%) C#
2 310 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 294 (33.15%) .NET
4 277 (31.23%) SQL
5 270 (30.44%) HTML
6 266 (29.99%) Degree
7 247 (27.85%) CSS
8 193 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
9 180 (20.29%) ASP.NET
10 179 (20.18%) Computer Science
11 174 (19.62%) SQL Server
12 142 (16.01%) MVC
13 120 (13.53%) Java
14 119 (13.42%) Microsoft
15 113 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
16 109 (12.29%) Software Engineering
17 105 (11.84%) Linux
18 102 (11.50%) jQuery
19 98 (11.05%) AngularJS
20 97 (10.94%) MySQL
21 94 (10.60%) Finance
22 88 (9.92%) OO
23 85 (9.58%) Windows
24 82 (9.24%) PHP
24 82 (9.24%) Web Development
25 77 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
26 75 (8.46%) Python
27 70 (7.89%) Scrum
27 70 (7.89%) HTML5
28 69 (7.78%) .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 24 (2.71%) IIS
2 19 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.03%) WordPress
4 14 (1.58%) Drupal
5 12 (1.35%) Apache
6 10 (1.13%) CMS
7 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.56%) SAS
9 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.45%) Confluence
11 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) nginx
13 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.03%) Photoshop
5 14 (1.58%) Chatbot
6 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.34%) InDesign
11 2 (0.23%) GIMP
11 2 (0.23%) Mingle
11 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.45%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.45%) Workfront
4 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.69%) Office 365
3 15 (1.69%) SaaS
4 10 (1.13%) GitHub
5 6 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.56%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.34%) npm
7 3 (0.34%) Yarn
8 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.23%) Force.com
8 2 (0.23%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 23 (2.59%) Internet
3 10 (1.13%) Firewall
3 10 (1.13%) HTTP
3 10 (1.13%) Hyperconnected
3 10 (1.13%) LAN
3 10 (1.13%) VLAN
4 9 (1.01%) Intranet
4 9 (1.01%) WAN
5 8 (0.90%) VPN
6 7 (0.79%) DNS
6 7 (0.79%) RTMP
6 7 (0.79%) RTSP
7 6 (0.68%) DHCP
7 6 (0.68%) SSL
7 6 (0.68%) VoIP
7 6 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.56%) SMS
9 4 (0.45%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 97 (10.94%) MySQL
3 40 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.03%) MongoDB
4 18 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.58%) Big Data
6 11 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.24%) Power BI
7 10 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.79%) InfluxDB
9 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.56%) Base SAS
11 5 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 68 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.49%) JIRA
4 26 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.80%) Selenium
6 14 (1.58%) NUnit
7 11 (1.24%) Maven
7 11 (1.24%) Subversion
7 11 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.13%) Moq
8 10 (1.13%) MSTest
8 10 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.68%) Ant
10 6 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.68%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.68%) Xcode
11 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 94 (10.60%) Finance
2 57 (6.43%) Marketing
3 46 (5.19%) Retail
4 34 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.25%) Games
6 19 (2.14%) Banking
7 17 (1.92%) Electronics
7 17 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.24%) Advertising
9 10 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.90%) Automotive
11 5 (0.56%) Back Office
12 4 (0.45%) Legal
13 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Law
13 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (33.15%) .NET
2 270 (30.44%) HTML
3 247 (27.85%) CSS
4 180 (20.29%) ASP.NET
5 102 (11.50%) jQuery
6 98 (11.05%) AngularJS
7 77 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (7.89%) HTML5
9 69 (7.78%) .NET Framework
10 52 (5.86%) CSS3
11 48 (5.41%) XML
12 47 (5.30%) Web Services
13 42 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (4.74%) WPF
14 36 (4.06%) REST
15 35 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (3.61%) Entity Framework
17 27 (3.04%) Ajax
17 27 (3.04%) React
17 27 (3.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 179 (20.18%) Computer Science
2 68 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (3.04%) User Experience
6 24 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.47%) Replication
9 12 (1.35%) Digital Media
9 12 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.35%) Fintech
10 10 (1.13%) Social Media
11 8 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
13 6 (0.68%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.56%) EMV
14 5 (0.56%) EPoS
15 4 (0.45%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.84%) Linux
2 85 (9.58%) Windows
3 30 (3.38%) Unix
3 30 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.71%) Android
5 21 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.58%) Debian
6 14 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.56%) VyOS
9 4 (0.45%) CentOS
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (16.01%) MVC
3 113 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
4 109 (12.29%) Software Engineering
5 88 (9.92%) OO
6 82 (9.24%) Web Development
7 70 (7.89%) Scrum
8 68 (7.67%) TDD
9 66 (7.44%) Project Management
10 64 (7.22%) DevOps
11 63 (7.10%) Mathematics
12 46 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (4.74%) OOP
14 39 (4.40%) Artificial Intelligence
15 37 (4.17%) E-Commerce
16 34 (3.83%) Mentoring
16 34 (3.83%) Test Automation
17 30 (3.38%) CRM
17 30 (3.38%) Front End Development
18 29 (3.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 335 (37.77%) C#
2 310 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 277 (31.23%) SQL
4 120 (13.53%) Java
5 82 (9.24%) PHP
6 75 (8.46%) Python
7 52 (5.86%) C++
8 50 (5.64%) T-SQL
9 42 (4.74%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.27%) PowerShell
11 23 (2.59%) C
12 19 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.03%) Ruby
13 18 (2.03%) Scala
14 11 (1.24%) Perl
14 11 (1.24%) VBA
15 10 (1.13%) Java 8
16 9 (1.01%) R
16 9 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 266 (29.99%) Degree
2 62 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 14 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.79%) CCNA
7 7 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) PhD
8 5 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.34%) PMP
11 2 (0.23%) APMP
11 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.23%) ISEB
11 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.93%) PMO
2 17 (1.92%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.56%) GDPR
5 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.45%) PSD2
5 4 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.14%) Docker
3 15 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.58%) Firmware
5 9 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.23%) vSphere
10 1 (0.11%) LXC
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.24%) Ansible
2 9 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.01%) Puppet
3 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.45%) Kibana
5 3 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.34%) Terraform
6 2 (0.23%) Grafana
6 2 (0.23%) Rancher
6 2 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.11%) TADDM
7 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 119 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.62%) Oracle
3 26 (2.93%) Cisco
4 21 (2.37%) VMware
5 20 (2.25%) Adobe
6 19 (2.14%) Capita
7 18 (2.03%) Apple
8 15 (1.69%) SAP
9 14 (1.58%) Google
9 14 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.58%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.35%) Facebook
11 10 (1.13%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.01%) TOWER Software
13 8 (0.90%) BT
14 7 (0.79%) Juniper
14 7 (0.79%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.56%) SolarWinds
16 4 (0.45%) PayPal
16 4 (0.45%) Zend