Period
to 20 January 2020

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 January 2020.

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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 168 145
Rank change year-on-year -14 -23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 131 171 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.51% 1.76% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.83% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 117 175 215
South West median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +13.21% +6.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £35,500 £36,250 £35,450
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 8,307 9,329 9,789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.28% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,740 7,462 8,089
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 53 £30,000 +11.11% 16
Dorset -23 25 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Somerset +26 17 £25,000 - 6
Wiltshire -2 13 £30,000 +11.11% 2
Devon +9 11 £26,500 +6.00% 7
Gloucestershire -22 10 £25,000 - 3
Cornwall +13 2 £19,500 -22.00%
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 78 (59.54%) JavaScript
2 71 (54.20%) C#
3 62 (47.33%) .NET
4 52 (39.69%) CSS
5 46 (35.11%) HTML
6 41 (31.30%) SQL
6 41 (31.30%) Degree
7 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (25.95%) PHP
9 33 (25.19%) ASP.NET
10 32 (24.43%) MVC
11 25 (19.08%) MySQL
11 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
12 24 (18.32%) OO
13 22 (16.79%) Web Development
13 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
14 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
14 21 (16.03%) Java
15 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
16 19 (14.50%) jQuery
17 18 (13.74%) Finance
18 17 (12.98%) Software Engineering
18 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.98%) Azure
18 17 (12.98%) Vue.js
19 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (12.21%) Linux
19 16 (12.21%) OOP
19 16 (12.21%) .NET Framework
20 13 (9.92%) Android

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 7 (5.34%) WordPress
2 1 (0.76%) JBoss
2 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) Azure
2 7 (5.34%) AWS
2 7 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) Office 365
3 5 (3.82%) SaaS
4 4 (3.05%) GitHub
5 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.08%) MySQL
1 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.29%) MySQL Workbench
5 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.53%) SQLite
7 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.76%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.63%) Subversion
4 7 (5.34%) GitLab
4 7 (5.34%) MSTest
4 7 (5.34%) NUnit
4 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.58%) Selenium
6 3 (2.29%) PhpStorm
6 3 (2.29%) Postman
6 3 (2.29%) Protractor
6 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.76%) Appium
8 1 (0.76%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.76%) JIRA
8 1 (0.76%) Maven
8 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Marketing
3 8 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.34%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.82%) Electronics
6 5 (3.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.76%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (47.33%) .NET
2 52 (39.69%) CSS
3 46 (35.11%) HTML
4 33 (25.19%) ASP.NET
5 21 (16.03%) AngularJS
6 19 (14.50%) jQuery
7 17 (12.98%) Vue.js
8 16 (12.21%) .NET Framework
8 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (9.16%) HTML5
9 12 (9.16%) Laravel
9 12 (9.16%) React
9 12 (9.16%) REST
10 10 (7.63%) Node.js
11 8 (6.11%) .NET Core
11 8 (6.11%) CSS3
11 8 (6.11%) Entity Framework
11 8 (6.11%) RESTful
11 8 (6.11%) XML
12 7 (5.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Tandem
1 8 (6.11%) User Experience
2 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.53%) iPhone
5 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Linux
2 13 (9.92%) Android
3 11 (8.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.53%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.43%) MVC
3 24 (18.32%) OO
4 22 (16.79%) Web Development
5 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
6 17 (12.98%) Software Engineering
7 16 (12.21%) OOP
8 12 (9.16%) DevOps
9 11 (8.40%) Front End Development
10 10 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (7.63%) Kanban
10 10 (7.63%) Scrum
11 9 (6.87%) Android Development
11 9 (6.87%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.11%) B2B
12 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.11%) iOS Development
12 8 (6.11%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.34%) Migration
13 7 (5.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (59.54%) JavaScript
2 71 (54.20%) C#
3 41 (31.30%) SQL
4 34 (25.95%) PHP
5 21 (16.03%) Java
6 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.34%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.82%) Python
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 3 (2.29%) Go
11 2 (1.53%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 41 (31.30%) Degree
2 13 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.34%) HP
2 7 (5.34%) IBM
2 7 (5.34%) Symantec
2 7 (5.34%) Veritas
3 6 (4.58%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Google
5 1 (0.76%) Instagram
5 1 (0.76%) Twitter
5 1 (0.76%) WooCommerce