Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 308 338
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 8 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.24% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.24% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 1
South West median annual salary £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% -11.67% +20.00%
England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +15.38%

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 9,956 9,888 10,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.69% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8,207 8,242 8,859
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 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in the South West

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in the South West

Junior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 October 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 -36 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Wiltshire - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire +16 2 £35,000 +34.62% 1
Somerset +28 1 - -
Junior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Junior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

Junior Software Engineer 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Civica