Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 139 197
Rank change year-on-year -38 +58 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 186 228 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.75% 2.23% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.31% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 173 151 152
South West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £42,500 £35,950
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £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 10,272 9,880 10,870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.74% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,523 8,242 9,111
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -56 65 £25,000 - 11
Gloucestershire +48 34 £27,500 -3.51% 3
Dorset -35 32 £25,000 -7.41% 4
Wiltshire -4 28 £27,500 +4.76% 9
Somerset +12 14 £26,000 -20.00% 5
Cornwall -11 8 £20,500 -25.45% 1
Devon +14 4 £22,500 +9.76% 3
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 127 (68.28%) C#
2 124 (66.67%) .NET
3 108 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 92 (49.46%) ASP.NET
5 89 (47.85%) HTML
6 83 (44.62%) SQL
7 82 (44.09%) CSS
8 63 (33.87%) SQL Server
9 56 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (27.42%) Degree
11 49 (26.34%) MVC
12 46 (24.73%) Web Development
13 40 (21.51%) Java
14 39 (20.97%) jQuery
15 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
16 35 (18.82%) AngularJS
17 29 (15.59%) OO
18 25 (13.44%) Relational Database
19 24 (12.90%) SDLC
19 24 (12.90%) .NET Framework
20 23 (12.37%) Scrum
21 22 (11.83%) Python
21 22 (11.83%) XML
22 19 (10.22%) Computer Science
22 19 (10.22%) HTML5
23 18 (9.68%) Marketing
23 18 (9.68%) Software Engineering
23 18 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
24 17 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
24 17 (9.14%) SaaS

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 12 (6.45%) CMS
2 9 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.61%) IIS
3 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.08%) Apache
4 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) Mule
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.08%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (9.14%) SaaS
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.61%) GitHub
3 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) SMS
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) SAN
2 1 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.44%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.38%) MySQL
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.61%) MS Access
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.54%) Power BI
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) Riak
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.84%) JIRA
4 6 (3.23%) Subversion
5 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.69%) JMeter
5 5 (2.69%) Robot Framework
5 5 (2.69%) Selenium
6 3 (1.61%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.61%) Maven
7 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) Grunt
8 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 18 (9.68%) Marketing
2 16 (8.60%) Finance
3 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.38%) Electronics
4 10 (5.38%) Legal
4 10 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.23%) Back Office
6 5 (2.69%) Games
7 3 (1.61%) Retail
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (66.67%) .NET
2 92 (49.46%) ASP.NET
3 89 (47.85%) HTML
4 82 (44.09%) CSS
5 39 (20.97%) jQuery
6 35 (18.82%) AngularJS
7 24 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 22 (11.83%) XML
9 19 (10.22%) HTML5
10 14 (7.53%) CSS3
11 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (4.30%) LINQ
13 8 (4.30%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (4.30%) Web Services
14 7 (3.76%) XSL
15 6 (3.23%) Ajax
15 6 (3.23%) JSON
15 6 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.30%) User Experience
4 6 (3.23%) Fintech
5 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.60%) Linux
2 12 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.69%) Android
3 5 (2.69%) Unix
4 2 (1.08%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.34%) MVC
3 46 (24.73%) Web Development
4 29 (15.59%) OO
5 24 (12.90%) SDLC
6 23 (12.37%) Scrum
7 18 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.60%) E-Commerce
9 15 (8.06%) OOP
10 14 (7.53%) Mobile Development
11 12 (6.45%) iOS Development
12 11 (5.91%) Wireframes
13 10 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (5.38%) Mathematics
13 10 (5.38%) Programme Management
14 8 (4.30%) Front End Development
15 7 (3.76%) Microservices
16 6 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (68.28%) C#
2 108 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 83 (44.62%) SQL
4 40 (21.51%) Java
5 22 (11.83%) Python
6 14 (7.53%) C++
6 14 (7.53%) Perl
7 12 (6.45%) PHP
8 7 (3.76%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.23%) Erlang
9 6 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.69%) Elixir
11 3 (1.61%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.08%) C
12 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) Delphi
13 1 (0.54%) Go
13 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (27.42%) Degree
2 16 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) GDPR
1 3 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.06%) Oracle
3 10 (5.38%) SAP
4 9 (4.84%) Google
5 5 (2.69%) Capita
6 4 (2.15%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.08%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.54%) Twitter