Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 975 969 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.75% 3.19% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 3.30% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 890 899 792
South East median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +0.92%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £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 25,125 29,396 28,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.91% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,494 24,495 23,520
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +3 313 £30,000 - 95
Hampshire +18 272 £30,000 +9.09% 44
Berkshire -18 140 £31,500 +5.00% 40
Surrey +10 138 £30,000 - 17
East Sussex +26 110 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Oxfordshire +46 88 £30,000 - 36
Buckinghamshire +12 85 £27,500 +3.77% 19
West Sussex +10 83 £27,500 +5.77% 19
Kent +24 52 £26,500 +6.00% 19
Isle of Wight - 7 £27,500 - 1
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 364 (37.33%) JavaScript
2 356 (36.51%) C#
3 329 (33.74%) .NET
4 311 (31.90%) HTML
5 300 (30.77%) SQL
6 284 (29.13%) Degree
7 278 (28.51%) CSS
8 264 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
9 211 (21.64%) Computer Science
10 204 (20.92%) Software Engineering
11 192 (19.69%) Java
12 191 (19.59%) SQL Server
13 169 (17.33%) ASP.NET
14 145 (14.87%) MVC
14 145 (14.87%) Mathematics
15 142 (14.56%) Microsoft
16 124 (12.72%) AngularJS
17 120 (12.31%) Python
18 108 (11.08%) C++
19 107 (10.97%) Git (software)
20 105 (10.77%) jQuery
21 101 (10.36%) Scrum
22 100 (10.26%) OO
23 98 (10.05%) Windows
23 98 (10.05%) Computer Science Degree
24 97 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
24 97 (9.95%) Web Development
25 80 (8.21%) C
26 77 (7.90%) TDD
27 76 (7.79%) 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 28 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.54%) CMS
3 14 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.23%) Confluence
5 9 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 8 (0.82%) SAS
6 8 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.82%) WordPress
7 5 (0.51%) Apache
7 5 (0.51%) IIS
8 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.10%) JBoss
10 1 (0.10%) Moodle
10 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.31%) Sketch
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.10%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.10%) Figma
7 1 (0.10%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.10%) InVision
7 1 (0.10%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.69%) SaaS
4 34 (3.49%) Office 365
5 22 (2.26%) Power Platform
6 20 (2.05%) npm
7 8 (0.82%) GitHub
7 8 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.72%) IaaS
9 5 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.21%) AdWords
11 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.10%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.10%) G Suite
12 1 (0.10%) Serverless
12 1 (0.10%) Slack
12 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.64%) Firewall
2 14 (1.44%) FTP
2 14 (1.44%) SSH
3 12 (1.23%) Internet
4 10 (1.03%) VoIP
5 8 (0.82%) VPN
6 7 (0.72%) LAN
6 7 (0.72%) WAN
6 7 (0.72%) Wireless
7 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.41%) 5G
8 4 (0.41%) DNS
8 4 (0.41%) HTTP
9 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.21%) Broadband
10 2 (0.21%) DHCP
10 2 (0.21%) NAS
10 2 (0.21%) Network Security
10 2 (0.21%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.64%) MySQL
3 23 (2.36%) NoSQL
3 23 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.26%) Power BI
4 22 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (1.44%) Redis
6 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.33%) QlikView
8 12 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
9 9 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.46%) Visual Studio
3 42 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 34 (3.49%) JIRA
5 30 (3.08%) Maven
5 30 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (2.46%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.64%) NUnit
8 15 (1.54%) webpack
9 14 (1.44%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.23%) gulp
10 12 (1.23%) Subversion
11 11 (1.13%) JUnit
12 8 (0.82%) Toad
13 7 (0.72%) Ant
13 7 (0.72%) Gradle
13 7 (0.72%) Selenium
13 7 (0.72%) StyleCop
14 6 (0.62%) Grunt
14 6 (0.62%) Mockito
General
1 41 (4.21%) Finance
2 40 (4.10%) Marketing
3 23 (2.36%) Electronics
4 19 (1.95%) Games
5 15 (1.54%) Retail
5 15 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.44%) Military
7 10 (1.03%) Publishing
8 9 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.62%) Advertising
10 5 (0.51%) Automotive
10 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.41%) Law
12 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (33.74%) .NET
2 311 (31.90%) HTML
3 278 (28.51%) CSS
4 169 (17.33%) ASP.NET
5 124 (12.72%) AngularJS
6 105 (10.77%) jQuery
7 76 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (7.59%) HTML5
9 71 (7.28%) .NET Framework
10 61 (6.26%) Spring
11 60 (6.15%) React
12 57 (5.85%) Node.js
13 50 (5.13%) Web Services
14 49 (5.03%) CSS3
15 48 (4.92%) JSON
16 45 (4.62%) RESTful
17 43 (4.41%) Entity Framework
18 42 (4.31%) Sass
18 42 (4.31%) XML
19 41 (4.21%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (1.85%) User Experience
4 17 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 15 (1.54%) Fintech
5 15 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (0.62%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.51%) Animation
11 5 (0.51%) FMCG
11 5 (0.51%) Marketing Technology
11 5 (0.51%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.41%) RIA
12 4 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (10.05%) Windows
2 64 (6.56%) Linux
3 28 (2.87%) Windows 10
4 20 (2.05%) Unix
5 18 (1.85%) Android
6 17 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.54%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.13%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.21%) AIX
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Debian
13 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (21.64%) Computer Science
3 204 (20.92%) Software Engineering
4 145 (14.87%) Mathematics
4 145 (14.87%) MVC
5 101 (10.36%) Scrum
6 100 (10.26%) OO
7 97 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
7 97 (9.95%) Web Development
8 77 (7.90%) TDD
9 62 (6.36%) Unit Testing
10 61 (6.26%) OOP
11 60 (6.15%) Test Automation
12 57 (5.85%) OOD
13 54 (5.54%) Front End Development
14 50 (5.13%) DevOps
15 44 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
16 40 (4.10%) SDLC
17 38 (3.90%) Physics
17 38 (3.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 364 (37.33%) JavaScript
2 356 (36.51%) C#
3 300 (30.77%) SQL
4 192 (19.69%) Java
5 120 (12.31%) Python
6 108 (11.08%) C++
7 80 (8.21%) C
8 42 (4.31%) VB
9 41 (4.21%) PHP
10 29 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.77%) R
12 25 (2.56%) MATLAB
13 24 (2.46%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.26%) Java 8
14 22 (2.26%) Ruby
14 22 (2.26%) T-SQL
15 21 (2.15%) VBA
16 14 (1.44%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 284 (29.13%) Degree
2 98 (10.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.18%) Numerate Degree
4 26 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 25 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 22 (2.26%) PhD
6 22 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.23%) MCSE
9 11 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.82%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.72%) A+ Certification
11 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.62%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.62%) HND
13 4 (0.41%) CHECK Team Member
13 4 (0.41%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.41%) Cyber Scheme
13 4 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.79%) QA
2 8 (0.82%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) GDPR
4 2 (0.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 38 (3.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.31%) Firmware
3 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.21%) GPFS
4 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.82%) Ansible
2 8 (0.82%) Puppet
2 8 (0.82%) Terraform
3 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.41%) Nagios
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.10%) Grafana
6 1 (0.10%) Graphite
6 1 (0.10%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.10%) logstash
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.10%) Salt
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.90%) Oracle
3 14 (1.44%) Google
4 11 (1.13%) Tableau
5 7 (0.72%) SAP
6 6 (0.62%) Adobe
7 5 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.41%) Apple
8 4 (0.41%) Splunk
8 4 (0.41%) VMware
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco
9 3 (0.31%) Intel
10 2 (0.21%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.21%) Altova
10 2 (0.21%) Avaya
10 2 (0.21%) HP
10 2 (0.21%) NetApp
10 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.21%) TOWER Software