Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 145 188
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 219 234 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.14% 2.24% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.31% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 198 146 177
South West median annual salary £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% +8.51%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £35,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

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 9,912 10,126 11,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.93% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,162 8,486 9,484
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Dorset -11 48 £26,000 +4.00% 3
Bristol -76 48 £25,500 +2.00% 9
Wiltshire +21 38 £27,500 - 2
Somerset +23 36 £27,500 -43.59%
Gloucestershire +52 30 £24,000 -14.29% 4
Cornwall -20 10 £20,500 -8.89% 2
Devon +17 8 £26,500 +26.19% 2
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 123 (56.16%) JavaScript
2 113 (51.60%) .NET
3 108 (49.32%) HTML
4 107 (48.86%) C#
5 104 (47.49%) CSS
6 88 (40.18%) Degree
7 87 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (37.90%) SQL
9 79 (36.07%) ASP.NET
10 67 (30.59%) MVC
11 59 (26.94%) SQL Server
12 52 (23.74%) Java
13 44 (20.09%) jQuery
14 43 (19.63%) Computer Science
15 41 (18.72%) Microsoft
16 39 (17.81%) Web Development
17 38 (17.35%) AngularJS
18 30 (13.70%) OO
19 28 (12.79%) Linux
19 28 (12.79%) HTML5
20 27 (12.33%) SDLC
21 26 (11.87%) PHP
21 26 (11.87%) Scrum
22 25 (11.42%) XML
23 24 (10.96%) Computer Science Degree
24 23 (10.50%) TDD
24 23 (10.50%) Web Services
24 23 (10.50%) Git (software)
24 23 (10.50%) Software Engineering
25 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework

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 13 (5.94%) CMS
2 9 (4.11%) Umbraco
3 8 (3.65%) Apache
3 8 (3.65%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.20%) IIS
5 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.91%) Confluence
7 2 (0.91%) Mule
7 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.11%) GitHub
3 9 (4.11%) SaaS
4 5 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) Route 53
5 2 (0.91%) Serverless
6 1 (0.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) Internet
1 7 (3.20%) SMS
2 2 (0.91%) HTTP
2 2 (0.91%) VPN
3 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.59%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.13%) MySQL
4 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.28%) Big Data
6 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.37%) OrientDB
8 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.91%) Power BI
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.57%) Subversion
2 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.20%) Selenium
4 6 (2.74%) Grunt
4 6 (2.74%) JMeter
4 6 (2.74%) Robot Framework
5 5 (2.28%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.28%) JIRA
5 5 (2.28%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.83%) gulp
6 4 (1.83%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.91%) PostCSS
8 2 (0.91%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.91%) webpack
9 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
General
1 16 (7.31%) Marketing
2 9 (4.11%) Finance
3 7 (3.20%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.74%) Legal
5 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.37%) Electronics
6 3 (1.37%) Retail
7 2 (0.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (51.60%) .NET
2 108 (49.32%) HTML
3 104 (47.49%) CSS
4 79 (36.07%) ASP.NET
5 44 (20.09%) jQuery
6 38 (17.35%) AngularJS
7 28 (12.79%) HTML5
8 25 (11.42%) XML
9 23 (10.50%) Web Services
10 22 (10.05%) .NET Framework
11 20 (9.13%) Node.js
12 19 (8.68%) RESTful
13 16 (7.31%) React
14 15 (6.85%) CSS3
14 15 (6.85%) JSON
15 14 (6.39%) WCF
16 12 (5.48%) Ajax
17 11 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (4.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.63%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.94%) User Experience
3 10 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.28%) Fintech
6 2 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.79%) Linux
2 14 (6.39%) Android
3 13 (5.94%) Unix
4 9 (4.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.59%) MVC
3 39 (17.81%) Web Development
4 30 (13.70%) OO
5 27 (12.33%) SDLC
6 26 (11.87%) Scrum
7 23 (10.50%) Software Engineering
7 23 (10.50%) TDD
8 20 (9.13%) Microservices
9 18 (8.22%) Mathematics
10 17 (7.76%) OOP
11 15 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.39%) Front End Development
13 13 (5.94%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.02%) Mobile Development
14 11 (5.02%) Physics
14 11 (5.02%) Prototyping
14 11 (5.02%) Test Automation
15 10 (4.57%) Analytics
15 10 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (56.16%) JavaScript
2 107 (48.86%) C#
3 83 (37.90%) SQL
4 52 (23.74%) Java
5 26 (11.87%) PHP
6 18 (8.22%) Python
7 12 (5.48%) C
8 11 (5.02%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.65%) C++
10 7 (3.20%) Perl
11 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.74%) Elixir
11 6 (2.74%) Erlang
12 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.37%) ES6
15 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.91%) R
16 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (40.18%) Degree
2 24 (10.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.91%) HND
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) Ansible
2 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.91%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.02%) Zend
3 9 (4.11%) Google
4 6 (2.74%) Adobe
5 5 (2.28%) Oracle
6 4 (1.83%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.91%) Capita
7 2 (0.91%) SAP
7 2 (0.91%) Tableau
8 1 (0.46%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.46%) Telerik
8 1 (0.46%) Twitter