Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £25,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 238 303
Rank change year-on-year -10 +65 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 88 102 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.87% 0.99% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.01% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 82 96 18
South West median annual salary £25,250 £27,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.18% +17.02% -6.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £37,130 £37,500 £27,875
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

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 9,775 10,114 10,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.68% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,933 8,394 8,970
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +38 55 £25,000 - 5
Dorset -23 16 £30,000 -
Wiltshire -8 8 £23,625 -14.09% 2
Gloucestershire +12 4 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Devon +11 4 £25,000 -10.71%
Somerset +17 2 £27,500 - 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 17 November 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 60 (68.18%) Java
2 54 (61.36%) C#
3 52 (59.09%) .NET
4 51 (57.95%) SQL
5 47 (53.41%) OO
6 41 (46.59%) SQL Server
7 40 (45.45%) Degree
8 31 (35.23%) Python
8 31 (35.23%) Computer Science
9 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
10 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (30.68%) Scrum
12 26 (29.55%) HTML
13 25 (28.41%) Oracle
14 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
15 23 (26.14%) XML
16 20 (22.73%) CSS
16 20 (22.73%) C++
17 19 (21.59%) Physics
17 19 (21.59%) Unit Testing
18 18 (20.45%) Mathematics
18 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
18 18 (20.45%) SDLC
18 18 (20.45%) Computer Science Degree
19 17 (19.32%) Oracle Database
19 17 (19.32%) Logistics
19 17 (19.32%) J2EE
19 17 (19.32%) RDBMS
20 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET
21 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio

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 2 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) DNS
1 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 4 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 17 (19.32%) Oracle Database
3 17 (19.32%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.77%) Android Studio
2 13 (14.77%) Eclipse
2 13 (14.77%) JIRA
2 13 (14.77%) TeamCity
2 13 (14.77%) Trac
2 13 (14.77%) Xcode
3 4 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.91%) Games
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 8 (9.09%) Electronics
3 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.09%) Marketing
3 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) Avionics
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (59.09%) .NET
2 26 (29.55%) HTML
3 23 (26.14%) XML
4 20 (22.73%) CSS
5 17 (19.32%) J2EE
6 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.23%) jQuery
8 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.14%) Ajax
9 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.14%) LINQ
9 1 (1.14%) Qt
9 1 (1.14%) RESTful
9 1 (1.14%) Spring
9 1 (1.14%) Vue.js
9 1 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.14%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Android
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) OO
2 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.68%) Scrum
4 19 (21.59%) Physics
4 19 (21.59%) Unit Testing
5 18 (20.45%) Mathematics
5 18 (20.45%) SDLC
6 17 (19.32%) Logistics
7 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.91%) OOP
9 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
9 13 (14.77%) Ticket Management
10 10 (11.36%) Web Development
11 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.18%) Java
2 54 (61.36%) C#
3 51 (57.95%) SQL
4 31 (35.23%) Python
5 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 20 (22.73%) C++
7 9 (10.23%) Perl
8 8 (9.09%) C
9 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.41%) PHP
11 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.27%) VB
12 1 (1.14%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.14%) Delphi
12 1 (1.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 40 (45.45%) Degree
2 18 (20.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.41%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) Google
4 8 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Civica
5 1 (1.14%) Embarcadero