Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 83 122
Rank change year-on-year -23 +39 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 829 1,121 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.98% 3.58% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 3.70% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 764 999 862
South East median annual salary £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.39% +7.27% +1.85%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%

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 26,811 30,280 32,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.69% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22,151 25,250 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -46 256 £30,000 - 49
Hampshire -26 221 £28,500 +1.79% 29
Surrey +23 174 £29,500 -1.67% 20
Berkshire -31 134 £30,000 - 18
West Sussex +17 89 £25,000 -3.85% 16
Oxfordshire -30 66 £30,000 +3.45% 19
East Sussex -22 63 £27,500 -8.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -36 56 £27,250 +0.93% 12
Kent +17 28 £27,000 +8.00% 18
Middlesex 0 2 £40,000 +11.11%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 327 (39.45%) C#
2 288 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 273 (32.93%) .NET
4 241 (29.07%) Degree
5 234 (28.23%) HTML
6 227 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
7 220 (26.54%) CSS
8 217 (26.18%) SQL Server
9 209 (25.21%) SQL
10 175 (21.11%) Computer Science
11 162 (19.54%) ASP.NET
12 149 (17.97%) Microsoft
13 144 (17.37%) MVC
14 141 (17.01%) Java
15 127 (15.32%) Software Engineering
16 97 (11.70%) Git (software)
17 96 (11.58%) AngularJS
18 95 (11.46%) jQuery
19 93 (11.22%) Python
20 91 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
21 86 (10.37%) Scrum
22 81 (9.77%) PHP
23 80 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
24 76 (9.17%) Web Development
25 74 (8.93%) MySQL
25 74 (8.93%) Linux
26 72 (8.69%) Computer Science Degree
27 69 (8.32%) Test Automation
28 68 (8.20%) Windows
29 66 (7.96%) TDD

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 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.81%) Apache
3 15 (1.81%) IIS
4 14 (1.69%) WordPress
5 11 (1.33%) CMS
6 7 (0.84%) nginx
7 5 (0.60%) Confluence
7 5 (0.60%) Drupal
8 4 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.36%) JBoss
9 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.12%) DNN
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.09%) FrameMaker
5 9 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.60%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.12%) Unica
4 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.02%) Office 365
3 25 (3.02%) SaaS
4 9 (1.09%) GitHub
5 8 (0.97%) npm
6 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.36%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.24%) Boomi
9 2 (0.24%) Google Play
9 2 (0.24%) Serverless
9 2 (0.24%) Trello
10 1 (0.12%) AdWords
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.29%) Internet
2 12 (1.45%) Firewall
3 11 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.97%) Bluetooth
4 8 (0.97%) RS-232
4 8 (0.97%) VoIP
5 7 (0.84%) DNS
5 7 (0.84%) FTP
5 7 (0.84%) Intranet
5 7 (0.84%) SSH
5 7 (0.84%) VPN
6 6 (0.72%) Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) DHCP
8 4 (0.48%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.36%) Skype
9 3 (0.36%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) VLAN
9 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.24%) RS-485
10 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 74 (8.93%) MySQL
3 26 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.69%) Big Data
7 11 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.97%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.60%) GIS
12 5 (0.60%) MS Access
12 5 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.46%) JIRA
3 31 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 22 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.65%) webpack
5 21 (2.53%) Selenium
5 21 (2.53%) Subversion
6 15 (1.81%) NUnit
7 12 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.72%) Grunt
10 6 (0.72%) Maven
11 5 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.60%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.60%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.60%) StyleCop
12 4 (0.48%) gulp
12 4 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (7.48%) Finance
2 35 (4.22%) Retail
3 31 (3.74%) Marketing
4 21 (2.53%) Electronics
5 19 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.93%) Automotive
7 13 (1.57%) Banking
7 13 (1.57%) Games
8 12 (1.45%) Advertising
9 11 (1.33%) Publishing
10 7 (0.84%) Legal
11 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Military
14 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (32.93%) .NET
2 234 (28.23%) HTML
3 220 (26.54%) CSS
4 162 (19.54%) ASP.NET
5 96 (11.58%) AngularJS
6 95 (11.46%) jQuery
7 80 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (7.24%) .NET Framework
9 59 (7.12%) HTML5
10 49 (5.91%) React
11 46 (5.55%) REST
12 40 (4.83%) CSS3
13 39 (4.70%) Web Services
14 30 (3.62%) Sass
14 30 (3.62%) WPF
15 29 (3.50%) Spring
16 28 (3.38%) Entity Framework
16 28 (3.38%) WCF
17 25 (3.02%) Node.js
18 23 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.34%) User Experience
4 29 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.21%) Fintech
6 10 (1.21%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (0.84%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.60%) Robotics
9 5 (0.60%) SCADA
9 5 (0.60%) Social Media
10 4 (0.48%) Clustering
10 4 (0.48%) Replication
10 4 (0.48%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.93%) Linux
2 68 (8.20%) Windows
3 30 (3.62%) Android
4 27 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.29%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.33%) Unix
7 11 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.60%) CentOS
10 4 (0.48%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.36%) VMS
12 2 (0.24%) AIX
12 2 (0.24%) Debian
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Solaris
12 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (21.11%) Computer Science
3 144 (17.37%) MVC
4 127 (15.32%) Software Engineering
5 91 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (10.37%) Scrum
7 76 (9.17%) Web Development
8 69 (8.32%) Test Automation
9 66 (7.96%) TDD
10 59 (7.12%) Mathematics
11 47 (5.67%) OO
12 42 (5.07%) DevOps
13 40 (4.83%) Project Management
13 40 (4.83%) Unit Testing
14 37 (4.46%) OOP
15 36 (4.34%) Front End Development
16 35 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (4.10%) E-Commerce
18 27 (3.26%) Software Testing
18 27 (3.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 327 (39.45%) C#
2 288 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 209 (25.21%) SQL
4 141 (17.01%) Java
5 93 (11.22%) Python
6 81 (9.77%) PHP
7 56 (6.76%) C++
8 37 (4.46%) T-SQL
9 27 (3.26%) C
10 26 (3.14%) TypeScript
11 22 (2.65%) ES6
12 19 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.93%) VB
14 14 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.57%) Ruby
16 12 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.09%) XAML
18 8 (0.97%) Java 8
19 7 (0.84%) Perl
20 5 (0.60%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 241 (29.07%) Degree
2 72 (8.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.77%) ISTQB
4 19 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.09%) MCSE
8 7 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.60%) PhD
10 4 (0.48%) CCNA
10 4 (0.48%) CEH
10 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) GIAC
10 4 (0.48%) OSCP
11 2 (0.24%) CCNP
11 2 (0.24%) ISEB
11 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.10%) QA
2 12 (1.45%) PMO
3 4 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 35 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.81%) Docker
3 12 (1.45%) Firmware
4 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.72%) Varnish
5 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.48%) HDFS
6 4 (0.48%) iptables
6 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.36%) Xen
8 2 (0.24%) GPFS
9 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.21%) Ansible
2 9 (1.09%) Nagios
3 8 (0.97%) Puppet
4 6 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.48%) Defensics
6 4 (0.48%) Nessus
6 4 (0.48%) Nexpose
6 4 (0.48%) Nmap
6 4 (0.48%) OpenVAS
7 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.24%) Graphite
8 2 (0.24%) Kibana
8 2 (0.24%) Opsview
8 2 (0.24%) SELinux
8 2 (0.24%) Terraform
9 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.12%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 149 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.26%) Oracle
3 10 (1.21%) TOWER Software
4 9 (1.09%) Google
5 8 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.84%) VMware
7 6 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.60%) Adobe
8 5 (0.60%) Cisco
8 5 (0.60%) Wonderware
9 4 (0.48%) Codenomicon
9 4 (0.48%) CommVault
9 4 (0.48%) SAP
10 3 (0.36%) Assembla
10 3 (0.36%) Intel
10 3 (0.36%) Sage
10 3 (0.36%) Tableau
11 2 (0.24%) Facebook
11 2 (0.24%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.24%) Xamarin