Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 342 323
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 21 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.028% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.029% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 29
South West median annual salary £26,000 £27,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.59% +9.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £19,750 £23,925 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £29,575 £28,800
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.89%

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 9979 10473 11394
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.87% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8240 8832 9677
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 14 December 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +36 6 £21,500 -12.24%
Bristol -22 5 £26,000 -
Somerset - 5 £30,000 -
Dorset - 4 £30,000 - 1
Devon - 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 14 December 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) OO
5 8 (38.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (33.33%) HTML
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) .NET
7 6 (28.57%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Open Source
8 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
8 5 (23.81%) XSL
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (23.81%) Spring
8 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (23.81%) SDLC
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Games
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) OOP

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 3 (14.29%) JBoss
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 3 (14.29%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Codeception
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) French Language
2 3 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) XSL
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) GWT
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) MyBatis
5 3 (14.29%) Struts
5 3 (14.29%) SWT
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) Behat
6 2 (9.52%) Kafka
6 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (9.52%) React
6 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.76%) Acoustics
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) OOP
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 2 (9.52%) Information Management
9 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (9.52%) Open Source Development
9 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) PHP 7
6 2 (9.52%) XPath
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Zend