Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 108 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 927 801 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.63% 2.72% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 2.82% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 851 733 866
South East median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,375
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 24,545 28,414 28,169
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.62% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,970 23,641 23,483
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 September 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 22 September 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 +51 326 £30,000 - 50
Hampshire +40 259 £30,000 +9.09% 30
Berkshire +10 129 £30,000 -4.76% 16
Oxfordshire +71 118 £30,000 - 13
Surrey -10 102 £30,000 - 21
East Sussex +41 94 £30,000 +9.09% 4
West Sussex +13 91 £30,000 +15.38% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 79 £30,000 +9.09% 21
Kent +1 44 £25,000 - 28
Isle of Wight - 12 £27,500 -
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 337 (36.35%) C#
2 317 (34.20%) Degree
3 286 (30.85%) JavaScript
4 272 (29.34%) .NET
5 241 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 238 (25.67%) SQL
7 231 (24.92%) Computer Science
8 220 (23.73%) HTML
9 209 (22.55%) Java
10 205 (22.11%) CSS
10 205 (22.11%) Software Engineering
11 164 (17.69%) Computer Science Degree
12 153 (16.50%) ASP.NET
13 123 (13.27%) Mathematics
14 121 (13.05%) MVC
15 119 (12.84%) SQL Server
16 114 (12.30%) C++
17 110 (11.87%) Microsoft
18 106 (11.43%) Git (software)
19 101 (10.90%) Azure
20 96 (10.36%) OO
21 95 (10.25%) Windows
22 92 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
23 90 (9.71%) AngularJS
24 86 (9.28%) Docker
25 80 (8.63%) Web Development
26 68 (7.34%) Finance
27 66 (7.12%) Scrum
27 66 (7.12%) Python
28 63 (6.80%) Analytical Skills

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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.94%) WordPress
3 11 (1.19%) CMS
3 11 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.19%) IIS
4 10 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.86%) Apache
6 7 (0.76%) Confluence
7 6 (0.65%) Liferay
7 6 (0.65%) nginx
8 5 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.22%) Drupal
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.22%) SAS
10 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.43%) InDesign
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.22%) Sketch
9 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.11%) Figma
9 1 (0.11%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.32%) Sage X3
2 3 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.22%) ContrOCC
3 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 101 (10.90%) Azure
2 49 (5.29%) AWS
3 34 (3.67%) SaaS
4 29 (3.13%) Office 365
5 25 (2.70%) GCP
6 19 (2.05%) Power Platform
7 16 (1.73%) GitHub
8 7 (0.76%) Slack
9 6 (0.65%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.43%) G Suite
10 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.43%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.32%) Asana
12 2 (0.22%) npm
12 2 (0.22%) PaaS
13 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.11%) IaaS
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.11%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.19%) VPN
3 10 (1.08%) Internet
4 9 (0.97%) 5G
4 9 (0.97%) DNS
5 8 (0.86%) DHCP
5 8 (0.86%) Firewall
5 8 (0.86%) LAN
5 8 (0.86%) WAN
6 7 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (0.76%) VoIP
6 7 (0.76%) Wireless
7 5 (0.54%) Network Security
8 4 (0.43%) 3G
8 4 (0.43%) NAS
8 4 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.32%) 2G
9 3 (0.32%) 4G
9 3 (0.32%) LTE
9 3 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.85%) MySQL
3 30 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 17 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.62%) Power BI
6 13 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.29%) Redis
8 10 (1.08%) Big Data
9 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.76%) QlikView
12 5 (0.54%) DTS
12 5 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.54%) SQLite
13 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.32%) ArangoDB
14 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 106 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 42 (4.53%) Subversion
3 42 (4.53%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.48%) JIRA
5 21 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (2.16%) Selenium
7 15 (1.62%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.29%) Maven
9 11 (1.19%) NUnit
10 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.76%) gulp
12 6 (0.65%) Gradle
12 6 (0.65%) Grunt
12 6 (0.65%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.65%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.54%) Ant
13 5 (0.54%) Bower
14 4 (0.43%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.43%) webpack
General
1 68 (7.34%) Finance
2 35 (3.78%) Marketing
3 17 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.19%) Automotive
6 10 (1.08%) Electronics
6 10 (1.08%) Games
7 9 (0.97%) Advertising
7 9 (0.97%) Retail
8 8 (0.86%) Local Government
8 8 (0.86%) Publishing
9 5 (0.54%) Military
10 4 (0.43%) Billing
10 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.43%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (29.34%) .NET
2 220 (23.73%) HTML
3 205 (22.11%) CSS
4 153 (16.50%) ASP.NET
5 90 (9.71%) AngularJS
6 61 (6.58%) jQuery
7 50 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (5.29%) Node.js
8 49 (5.29%) React
8 49 (5.29%) Spring
9 37 (3.99%) .NET Framework
9 37 (3.99%) Web Services
10 35 (3.78%) HTML5
10 35 (3.78%) RESTful
11 34 (3.67%) WPF
12 30 (3.24%) .NET Core
13 28 (3.02%) REST
13 28 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (2.59%) JSON
15 23 (2.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.75%) Driving Licence
3 25 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (1.62%) Algorithms
6 15 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (0.97%) User Experience
8 7 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.54%) FMCG
10 4 (0.43%) Blog
10 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.43%) Life Science
10 4 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.43%) Marketing Technology
10 4 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.43%) Social Media
10 4 (0.43%) Social Network
10 4 (0.43%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 95 (10.25%) Windows
2 55 (5.93%) Linux
3 28 (3.02%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.80%) Android
5 20 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.76%) Unix
8 6 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.22%) CentOS
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (24.92%) Computer Science
3 205 (22.11%) Software Engineering
4 123 (13.27%) Mathematics
5 121 (13.05%) MVC
6 96 (10.36%) OO
7 92 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (8.63%) Web Development
9 66 (7.12%) Scrum
10 57 (6.15%) OOD
11 54 (5.83%) Test Automation
12 53 (5.72%) DevOps
12 53 (5.72%) OOP
13 52 (5.61%) SDLC
14 51 (5.50%) Project Management
14 51 (5.50%) TDD
15 41 (4.42%) Physics
16 39 (4.21%) Unit Testing
17 38 (4.10%) Microservices
18 34 (3.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 337 (36.35%) C#
2 286 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 238 (25.67%) SQL
4 209 (22.55%) Java
5 114 (12.30%) C++
6 66 (7.12%) Python
7 56 (6.04%) C
8 38 (4.10%) PHP
9 29 (3.13%) VB
10 25 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 21 (2.27%) Java 8
11 21 (2.27%) XAML
12 18 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 17 (1.83%) Ruby
14 16 (1.73%) MATLAB
15 15 (1.62%) R
15 15 (1.62%) VBA
16 12 (1.29%) Bash Shell
17 11 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 317 (34.20%) Degree
2 164 (17.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.99%) Numerate Degree
4 26 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 25 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.94%) PhD
8 12 (1.29%) PMP
9 10 (1.08%) A+ Certification
9 10 (1.08%) MCSE
10 7 (0.76%) MCSA
11 6 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.43%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.43%) Cyber Scheme
13 4 (0.43%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.43%) MCITP
13 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.29%) QA
2 16 (1.73%) SLA
3 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.54%) PMO
5 4 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.32%) GDPR
7 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 86 (9.28%) Docker
2 35 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.40%) Firmware
4 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) iptables
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (3.24%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.51%) Ansible
3 11 (1.19%) Terraform
4 10 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.08%) Puppet
5 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.43%) SCCM
6 4 (0.43%) SCOM
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.22%) Grafana
8 2 (0.22%) Graylog
8 2 (0.22%) Nagios
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) Graphite
9 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.11%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 110 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 36 (3.88%) Google
3 27 (2.91%) Oracle
4 15 (1.62%) Adobe
5 11 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.08%) VMware
7 8 (0.86%) SAP
7 8 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.65%) Tableau
9 4 (0.43%) Meraki
10 3 (0.32%) Altera
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco
10 3 (0.32%) Dell
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.32%) Sage
10 3 (0.32%) Splunk
10 3 (0.32%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.22%) Citrix
11 2 (0.22%) EMC
11 2 (0.22%) Veeam