Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 65 88
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 65 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.34% 2.92% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 3.01% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 30
South Wales median annual salary £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.25% -2.04%
10th Percentile £21,050 £19,900 £18,950
90th Percentile £30,200 £32,050 £32,875
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,424 1,329 1,553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 97.15% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 1,162 1,345
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in South Wales

Junior
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in South Wales.

Salary trend for Junior in South Wales

Junior
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior in South Wales

Junior
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Cardiff +17 48 £28,000 +24.44% 9
Bridgend +5 10 £24,000 +14.29%
Newport 0 5 £26,250 +5.00% 4
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £24,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £32,500 -
Junior
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) SQL
3 28 (43.08%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 19 (29.23%) Python
5 19 (29.23%) Big Data
6 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
6 18 (27.69%) Degree
7 17 (26.15%) HTML
8 16 (24.62%) Java
9 15 (23.08%) CSS
10 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (15.38%) C#
12 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 9 (13.85%) .NET
14 8 (12.31%) PHP
14 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
15 7 (10.77%) Spring
15 7 (10.77%) MVC
15 7 (10.77%) Scrum
16 6 (9.23%) MySQL
17 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
17 5 (7.69%) RESTful
17 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
17 5 (7.69%) Web Development
17 5 (7.69%) DevOps
17 5 (7.69%) User Experience

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (29.23%) Big Data
3 6 (9.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Presto
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.62%) Marketing
1 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 15 (23.08%) CSS
3 9 (13.85%) .NET
4 7 (10.77%) Spring
5 5 (7.69%) RESTful
6 4 (6.15%) SOAP
7 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.62%) JSON
7 3 (4.62%) React
7 3 (4.62%) Web Services
7 3 (4.62%) XML
8 2 (3.08%) HTML5
8 2 (3.08%) Kafka
8 2 (3.08%) Laravel
8 2 (3.08%) React Native
9 1 (1.54%) Django
9 1 (1.54%) jQuery
9 1 (1.54%) Node.js
9 1 (1.54%) REST
9 1 (1.54%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.77%) MVC
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps
6 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.69%) SDLC
6 5 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.62%) OO
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.08%) Information Security
10 1 (1.54%) Line Management
10 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.54%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) Python
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.62%) Java
5 10 (15.38%) C#
6 8 (12.31%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) Go
7 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) SAP
2 1 (1.54%) Tableau