Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 74 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 43 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.08% 3.07% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 3.13% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 53
South Wales median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £20,050 £19,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £28,750
Wales median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 1369 2140 2400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.21% 98.03% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1917 2060
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,529 £55,250 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +7 23 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Newport +2 13 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Torfaen +4 3 £22,000 -
Bridgend - 2 £23,500 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £17,000 -
Junior
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 18 (41.86%) C#
4 17 (39.53%) Java
4 17 (39.53%) Degree
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
6 14 (32.56%) SQL
6 14 (32.56%) .NET
7 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
7 12 (27.91%) Scrum
7 12 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (25.58%) TDD
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
10 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
10 8 (18.60%) Kanban
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (18.60%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (18.60%) Data Structures
10 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
10 8 (18.60%) OOP
10 8 (18.60%) OO
10 8 (18.60%) MVC
10 8 (18.60%) Information Security
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
10 8 (18.60%) Refactoring
10 8 (18.60%) WCF

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 7 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.30%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (4.65%) Broadband
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.33%) SMS
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.98%) MS Access
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.98%) Moq
2 3 (6.98%) MSTest
2 3 (6.98%) NUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.63%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) CSS
2 16 (37.21%) HTML
3 14 (32.56%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.60%) WCF
5 8 (18.60%) WPF
6 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (13.95%) Node.js
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.63%) CSS3
8 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (11.63%) MSMQ
8 5 (11.63%) RESTful
9 4 (9.30%) HTML5
10 3 (6.98%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (6.98%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
2 8 (18.60%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Scrum
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 8 (18.60%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (18.60%) Information Security
4 8 (18.60%) Kanban
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
4 8 (18.60%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) OOP
4 8 (18.60%) Refactoring
4 8 (18.60%) Web Application Development
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.63%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (6.98%) MVVM
8 3 (6.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Ruby
6 5 (11.63%) F#
7 4 (9.30%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.98%) VBA
9 2 (4.65%) ABAP
9 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.65%) C++
9 2 (4.65%) Go
9 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.65%) R
9 2 (4.65%) Scala
9 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.65%) VB
10 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix