The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 248 237
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 22 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 15
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £33,000 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £27,750 £26,500
% change year-on-year +4.50% +4.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4951 5495 5964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.25% 96.81% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4612 4892
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -8 7 £32,500 +25.00%
Bristol +4 5 £27,500 +37.50%
Wiltshire +21 4 £30,250 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £26,500 -
Devon - 2 £37,500 -
Junior Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Junior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (75.68%) C++
3 19 (51.35%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) Degree
5 16 (43.24%) .NET
6 13 (35.14%) Linux
7 11 (29.73%) C
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) OO
9 9 (24.32%) Embedded C++
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) C#
10 8 (21.62%) Unix
10 8 (21.62%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (21.62%) SDLC
11 7 (18.92%) Scrum
11 7 (18.92%) OOP
11 7 (18.92%) HTML
12 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
13 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (13.51%) Python
14 4 (10.81%) UML
14 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (10.81%) ETL

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 4 (10.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) IaaS
1 4 (10.81%) PaaS
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) 802.15
1 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
4 2 (5.41%) EJB
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) Java EE
5 1 (2.70%) JDBC
5 1 (2.70%) JPA
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.41%) CAN bus
3 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.41%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 8 (21.62%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) OO
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) OOP
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (10.81%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Line Management
7 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
7 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) UML
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Game Development
8 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C++
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) C
4 9 (24.32%) Embedded C++
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) C#
6 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) IBM