Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £27,500 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 Software Developer
England > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 233 340
Rank change year-on-year -7 +107 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 91 106 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.89% 1.01% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.05% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 90 24 18
South West median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £19,750 £18,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £28,000
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -5.66%

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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Developer in the South West

Junior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Junior Software Developer in the South West

Junior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Developer in the South West

Junior Software 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 Software 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 -3 30 £30,000 - 2
Somerset +21 18 £27,500 +12.24%
Bristol -86 14 £26,000 +18.18% 2
Gloucestershire +49 12 £21,500 -28.33%
Wiltshire +2 10 £27,500 +44.74% 1
Cornwall - 6 £20,500 -
Devon - 1 £28,000 - 1
Junior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Junior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 58 (63.74%) JavaScript
2 56 (61.54%) C#
2 56 (61.54%) .NET
3 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (56.04%) ASP.NET
5 46 (50.55%) SQL
5 46 (50.55%) Degree
6 41 (45.05%) HTML
7 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
7 37 (40.66%) CSS
8 33 (36.26%) Java
9 31 (34.07%) MVC
9 31 (34.07%) Computer Science
10 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 21 (23.08%) SDLC
11 19 (20.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (20.88%) .NET Framework
12 18 (19.78%) OO
13 17 (18.68%) Linux
13 17 (18.68%) Python
13 17 (18.68%) jQuery
13 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
14 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
15 15 (16.48%) Scrum
16 14 (15.38%) OOP
16 14 (15.38%) XML
16 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
16 14 (15.38%) RESTful
17 13 (14.29%) Microservices

Junior Software 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 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.59%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (2.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Internet
2 5 (5.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.49%) MySQL
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.30%) OLAP
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) JMeter
2 6 (6.59%) Robot Framework
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) Grunt
4 2 (2.20%) gulp
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.20%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Electronics
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (61.54%) .NET
2 51 (56.04%) ASP.NET
3 41 (45.05%) HTML
4 37 (40.66%) CSS
5 19 (20.88%) .NET Framework
6 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
6 17 (18.68%) jQuery
7 14 (15.38%) RESTful
7 14 (15.38%) XML
8 11 (12.09%) WCF
9 9 (9.89%) JSON
9 9 (9.89%) Web Services
9 9 (9.89%) XSL
10 7 (7.69%) Node.js
10 7 (7.69%) React
11 6 (6.59%) Ajax
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.49%) HTML5
13 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.40%) Fintech
4 4 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Unix
3 8 (8.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) MVC
3 21 (23.08%) SDLC
4 18 (19.78%) OO
5 15 (16.48%) Scrum
6 14 (15.38%) OOP
6 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.29%) Microservices
8 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
8 12 (13.19%) TDD
9 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.89%) Physics
10 9 (9.89%) Prototyping
11 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.79%) DevOps
11 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
12 7 (7.69%) Web Development
13 5 (5.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) JavaScript
2 56 (61.54%) C#
3 46 (50.55%) SQL
4 33 (36.26%) Java
5 17 (18.68%) Python
6 7 (7.69%) Perl
7 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.59%) Elixir
7 6 (6.59%) Erlang
8 5 (5.49%) C++
8 5 (5.49%) PHP
8 5 (5.49%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Delphi
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (50.55%) Degree
2 19 (20.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Google
3 4 (4.40%) Zend
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.10%) SAP