Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 142 186
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 208 232 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.00% 2.27% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.32% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 193 197 148
South West median annual salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £33,550 £41,000 £50,600
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 10,048 9,980 10,608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.50% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,346 8,304 8,958
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 September 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 September 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 +11 100 £25,000 - 7
Dorset -13 40 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Wiltshire -26 23 £26,500 -3.64%
Gloucestershire +5 18 £28,500 +14.00% 8
Somerset +10 12 £25,000 -16.67% 4
Devon +19 9 £25,000 -5.66% 5
Cornwall +3 6 £27,500 -4.35%
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 134 (64.42%) C#
2 125 (60.10%) .NET
3 106 (50.96%) JavaScript
4 104 (50.00%) SQL
5 92 (44.23%) HTML
6 86 (41.35%) SQL Server
7 84 (40.38%) Java
8 80 (38.46%) CSS
9 64 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 60 (28.85%) OO
11 56 (26.92%) Degree
12 54 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (24.04%) Microsoft
14 39 (18.75%) Python
15 36 (17.31%) Web Development
15 36 (17.31%) Computer Science
15 36 (17.31%) jQuery
16 35 (16.83%) Relational Database
17 34 (16.35%) XML
17 34 (16.35%) Oracle
18 33 (15.87%) MVC
19 32 (15.38%) C++
20 30 (14.42%) AngularJS
21 28 (13.46%) Scrum
21 28 (13.46%) SDLC
22 27 (12.98%) PHP
23 25 (12.02%) Computer Science Degree
24 24 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
24 24 (11.54%) E-Commerce
25 22 (10.58%) RDBMS

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 17 (8.17%) CMS
2 7 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (3.37%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.40%) IIS
3 5 (2.40%) WordPress
4 2 (0.96%) Apache
4 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.96%) InDesign
3 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Magento
1 4 (1.92%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.25%) SaaS
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) DNS
1 10 (4.81%) SSL
2 6 (2.88%) FTP
2 6 (2.88%) HTTP
2 6 (2.88%) SMTP
3 4 (1.92%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.92%) SMS
4 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.83%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.58%) RDBMS
4 16 (7.69%) MySQL
4 16 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.40%) Big Data
5 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.92%) MS Access
7 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.48%) Power BI
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.17%) JIRA
3 16 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 15 (7.21%) Visual Studio
5 13 (6.25%) Android Studio
5 13 (6.25%) Trac
6 12 (5.77%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.77%) Xcode
7 10 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.88%) Log4Net
9 5 (2.40%) JUnit
9 5 (2.40%) Maven
10 4 (1.92%) Gradle
10 4 (1.92%) Mockito
11 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.96%) Selenium
11 2 (0.96%) Subversion
11 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.48%) Grunt
12 1 (0.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 21 (10.10%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Games
3 17 (8.17%) Marketing
4 16 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 14 (6.73%) Electronics
5 14 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.85%) Legal
7 7 (3.37%) Banking
8 6 (2.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (60.10%) .NET
2 92 (44.23%) HTML
3 80 (38.46%) CSS
4 64 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 36 (17.31%) jQuery
6 34 (16.35%) XML
7 30 (14.42%) AngularJS
8 22 (10.58%) J2EE
9 18 (8.65%) .NET Framework
10 17 (8.17%) Ajax
11 16 (7.69%) JSON
12 14 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (5.77%) Web Services
15 11 (5.29%) HTML5
15 11 (5.29%) Laravel
15 11 (5.29%) Spring
16 8 (3.85%) RESTful
16 8 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (2.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.85%) Fintech
4 8 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.40%) User Experience
7 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.96%) Social Media
10 1 (0.48%) CUDA
10 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.21%) Android
2 7 (3.37%) Windows
3 6 (2.88%) Linux
4 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.85%) OO
2 54 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (17.31%) Web Development
4 33 (15.87%) MVC
5 28 (13.46%) Scrum
5 28 (13.46%) SDLC
6 24 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 21 (10.10%) OOP
8 20 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.65%) Mathematics
9 18 (8.65%) Physics
10 17 (8.17%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.69%) Logistics
12 14 (6.73%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (5.77%) Ticket Management
14 11 (5.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (64.42%) C#
2 106 (50.96%) JavaScript
3 104 (50.00%) SQL
4 84 (40.38%) Java
5 39 (18.75%) Python
6 32 (15.38%) C++
7 27 (12.98%) PHP
8 13 (6.25%) Perl
9 9 (4.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.88%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.40%) C
13 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.96%) Go
14 2 (0.96%) R
14 2 (0.96%) VB
15 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.48%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.48%) ES6
15 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (26.92%) Degree
2 25 (12.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) GDPR
1 4 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 50 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.35%) Oracle
3 21 (10.10%) Google
4 14 (6.73%) SAP
5 7 (3.37%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.96%) Adobe
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter
8 1 (0.48%) DevExpress