Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 Developer
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 138 163
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 201 248 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.02% 2.42% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.49% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 201 223 159
South West median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £36,250 £36,150 £52,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,595 9,973 10,476
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 97.50% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,730 8,254 8,829
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the South West

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in the South West

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the South West

Junior Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the South West 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
Bristol +23 79 £26,750 +0.94% 11
Dorset +16 61 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Wiltshire -12 29 £27,000 -1.82% 4
Gloucestershire -3 11 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Somerset -15 10 £27,500 - 7
Devon +4 8 £25,000 -5.66% 5
Cornwall +6 4 £25,000 +29.87% 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Junior Developer 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 West region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 96 (47.76%) C#
2 92 (45.77%) Java
3 85 (42.29%) JavaScript
4 81 (40.30%) SQL
5 79 (39.30%) .NET
6 76 (37.81%) OO
7 62 (30.85%) HTML
8 60 (29.85%) Degree
9 56 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (25.87%) SQL Server
10 52 (25.87%) Computer Science
11 50 (24.88%) MVC
12 46 (22.89%) PHP
13 43 (21.39%) CSS
14 42 (20.90%) Scrum
15 41 (20.40%) XML
15 41 (20.40%) jQuery
16 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
16 39 (19.40%) Python
17 34 (16.92%) Ajax
17 34 (16.92%) Microsoft
18 33 (16.42%) ASP.NET
19 32 (15.92%) Laravel
20 31 (15.42%) Open Source
20 31 (15.42%) Self-Motivation
21 30 (14.93%) C++
22 28 (13.93%) WordPress
23 27 (13.43%) Sass
23 27 (13.43%) LESS
23 27 (13.43%) OO PHP

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (13.93%) WordPress
2 10 (4.98%) CMS
3 8 (3.98%) IIS
4 4 (1.99%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.00%) InDesign
2 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.99%) SaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) DNS
1 7 (3.48%) SSL
2 4 (1.99%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.49%) FTP
3 3 (1.49%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) SMTP
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.45%) RDBMS
4 16 (7.96%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.48%) MySQL
7 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.00%) Big Data
10 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.50%) Bigtable
11 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.50%) MS Access
11 1 (0.50%) Redis
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.45%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.46%) Eclipse
4 14 (6.97%) JIRA
4 14 (6.97%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.47%) Android Studio
5 13 (6.47%) Trac
5 13 (6.47%) Xcode
6 11 (5.47%) Selenium
7 8 (3.98%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.99%) Gradle
9 4 (1.99%) JUnit
9 4 (1.99%) Maven
9 4 (1.99%) Mockito
10 3 (1.49%) Log4Net
11 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.50%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (6.47%) Finance
1 13 (6.47%) Games
2 8 (3.98%) Marketing
3 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.99%) Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Legal
5 5 (2.49%) Electronics
5 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Avionics
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (39.30%) .NET
2 62 (30.85%) HTML
3 43 (21.39%) CSS
4 41 (20.40%) jQuery
4 41 (20.40%) XML
5 34 (16.92%) Ajax
6 33 (16.42%) ASP.NET
7 32 (15.92%) Laravel
8 27 (13.43%) LESS
8 27 (13.43%) Sass
9 23 (11.44%) J2EE
10 18 (8.96%) Web Services
11 13 (6.47%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.47%) JSON
13 11 (5.47%) WCF
14 10 (4.98%) SOAP
15 9 (4.48%) AngularJS
15 9 (4.48%) REST
16 8 (3.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.42%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.49%) Fintech
5 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.00%) Social Media
6 2 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) CUDA
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.97%) Android
2 7 (3.48%) Linux
3 4 (1.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.81%) OO
2 56 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (25.87%) Computer Science
4 50 (24.88%) MVC
5 42 (20.90%) Scrum
6 31 (15.42%) Open Source
7 27 (13.43%) OO PHP
8 24 (11.94%) Unit Testing
9 22 (10.95%) SDLC
10 18 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.96%) Mathematics
10 18 (8.96%) Physics
10 18 (8.96%) Web Development
11 17 (8.46%) Logistics
12 14 (6.97%) Integration Testing
12 14 (6.97%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.97%) OOP
13 13 (6.47%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.47%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (47.76%) C#
2 92 (45.77%) Java
3 85 (42.29%) JavaScript
4 81 (40.30%) SQL
5 46 (22.89%) PHP
6 39 (19.40%) Python
7 30 (14.93%) C++
8 13 (6.47%) C
9 10 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.49%) Perl
12 4 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.00%) R
13 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.00%) VB
14 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.50%) Delphi
14 1 (0.50%) Go
14 1 (0.50%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (29.85%) Degree
2 25 (12.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.96%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.44%) Oracle
3 13 (6.47%) Google
4 5 (2.49%) SAP
5 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Civica
7 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.50%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow