Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 204 158
Rank change year-on-year +41 -46 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 56 137 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 1.37% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.42% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 50 113 189
Median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +9.62% -4.59%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £33,875 £35,000 £40,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 4,223 9,669 10,264
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.68% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,396 7,756 8,523
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 August 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
Devon +18 17 £22,500 -10.00%
Bristol +43 15 £32,000 +12.28%
Gloucestershire +54 10 £31,250 +13.64% 1
Dorset +26 7 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Somerset +9 7 £29,000 -5.69% 3
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) HTML
3 24 (42.86%) CSS
4 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
5 18 (32.14%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) Web Development
6 17 (30.36%) Java
6 17 (30.36%) C#
7 15 (26.79%) PHP
7 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.00%) Spring
8 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (23.21%) .NET
9 13 (23.21%) Python
9 13 (23.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (21.43%) Marketing
11 11 (19.64%) HTML5
11 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (16.07%) CSS3
13 8 (14.29%) BDD
13 8 (14.29%) RESTful
13 8 (14.29%) MVC
13 8 (14.29%) SQL
14 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.50%) Finance
14 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
14 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.50%) Symfony
14 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

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 6 (10.71%) WordPress
2 5 (8.93%) Moodle
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) AWS
2 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 4 (7.14%) Azure
4 2 (3.57%) GCP
5 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) MySQL Workbench
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.50%) Selenium
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Robot Framework
3 4 (7.14%) JUnit
3 4 (7.14%) PhpStorm
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
5 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.57%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (3.57%) Gradle
5 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) git-flow
6 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (21.43%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.71%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) HTML
2 24 (42.86%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) Spring
4 13 (23.21%) .NET
5 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
5 11 (19.64%) HTML5
6 9 (16.07%) CSS3
7 8 (14.29%) RESTful
8 7 (12.50%) React
8 7 (12.50%) Symfony
8 7 (12.50%) Vue.js
9 6 (10.71%) Django
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
10 5 (8.93%) jQuery
10 5 (8.93%) Node.js
11 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
11 4 (7.14%) JSON
11 4 (7.14%) Laravel
12 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Graphic Design
1 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.93%) NHS
1 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Blog
3 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Debian
2 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Computer Science
2 17 (30.36%) Web Development
3 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) BDD
4 8 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.71%) Microservices
6 6 (10.71%) OOP
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) TDD
8 4 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.36%) C#
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) PHP
4 13 (23.21%) Python
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (10.71%) TypeScript
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.36%) C
9 2 (3.57%) Delphi
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 13 (23.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.57%) Embarcadero
3 2 (3.57%) Xamarin