The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Junior
England / South West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 117 87
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 168 144 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.24% 2.52% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.60% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 131 128 188
Median salary £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £32,100
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 4992 5541 5990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.26% 96.82% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4167 4637 4907
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 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the South West

Junior
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Junior in the South West

Junior
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the South West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in the South West

Junior
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +16 81 £25,000 -9.09% 13
Wiltshire +26 28 £26,250 +16.66% 1
Gloucestershire +16 28 £26,000 -3.70% 3
Somerset -11 17 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Dorset -5 7 £30,000 +36.36%
Devon -9 5 £35,000 +52.17% 2
Cornwall -2 2 £22,500 +25.00%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 140 (40.23%) SQL
2 131 (37.64%) Java
3 117 (33.62%) OO
4 116 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 112 (32.18%) C++
6 97 (27.87%) Degree
7 96 (27.59%) .NET
8 93 (26.72%) SDLC
9 90 (25.86%) JavaScript
10 84 (24.14%) Mathematics
11 83 (23.85%) C#
12 82 (23.56%) XML
13 79 (22.70%) HTML
14 69 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (19.25%) CSS
16 64 (18.39%) Software Engineering
17 57 (16.38%) ASP.NET
18 48 (13.79%) SQL Server
18 48 (13.79%) MVC
19 36 (10.34%) PHP
20 35 (10.06%) jQuery
21 34 (9.77%) MySQL
22 32 (9.20%) TDD
23 31 (8.91%) Scrum
24 30 (8.62%) .NET Framework
24 30 (8.62%) Linux
24 30 (8.62%) WCF
24 30 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
25 29 (8.33%) Git (software)
25 29 (8.33%) Windows

Junior 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 9 (2.59%) WordPress
2 6 (1.72%) Drupal
3 5 (1.44%) CMS
3 5 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.15%) IIS
4 4 (1.15%) Joomla!
4 4 (1.15%) Moodle
5 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) nginx
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Magento
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.87%) SaaS
2 8 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.72%) GitHub
4 5 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.15%) IaaS
5 4 (1.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.17%) Internet
2 6 (1.72%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) 802.15
3 2 (0.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.57%) Wireless
3 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.77%) MySQL
3 22 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.15%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.15%) Redis
7 4 (1.15%) Riak
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.29%) Power BI
10 1 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.30%) Moq
2 8 (2.30%) MSTest
2 8 (2.30%) NUnit
2 8 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.01%) Subversion
4 5 (1.44%) JIRA
5 4 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.15%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.86%) JUnit
6 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.57%) Selenium
7 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (7.76%) Finance
2 13 (3.74%) Electronics
3 11 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.87%) Games
5 8 (2.30%) Marketing
6 7 (2.01%) Banking
7 6 (1.72%) Advertising
8 4 (1.15%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Avionics
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (27.59%) .NET
2 82 (23.56%) XML
3 79 (22.70%) HTML
4 67 (19.25%) CSS
5 57 (16.38%) ASP.NET
6 35 (10.06%) jQuery
7 30 (8.62%) .NET Framework
7 30 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (8.62%) WCF
8 28 (8.05%) AngularJS
9 20 (5.75%) RESTful
9 20 (5.75%) Web Services
10 18 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 16 (4.60%) HTML5
13 14 (4.02%) Node.js
14 10 (2.87%) CSS3
14 10 (2.87%) Spring
14 10 (2.87%) WinForms
15 9 (2.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 116 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.30%) User Experience
7 4 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.15%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.86%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.57%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.57%) iPad
9 2 (0.57%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.29%) Kindle
10 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.29%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.62%) Linux
2 29 (8.33%) Windows
3 15 (4.31%) Android
4 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.87%) Unix
5 8 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.62%) OO
2 93 (26.72%) SDLC
3 84 (24.14%) Mathematics
4 69 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (18.39%) Software Engineering
6 48 (13.79%) MVC
7 32 (9.20%) TDD
8 31 (8.91%) Scrum
9 20 (5.75%) OOP
10 19 (5.46%) Web Application Development
10 19 (5.46%) Web Development
11 15 (4.31%) Project Management
12 14 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (4.02%) Front End Development
13 12 (3.45%) Programme Management
14 11 (3.16%) BDD
14 11 (3.16%) Kanban
15 10 (2.87%) MVVM
16 9 (2.59%) OO PHP
16 9 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.23%) SQL
2 131 (37.64%) Java
3 112 (32.18%) C++
4 90 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 83 (23.85%) C#
6 36 (10.34%) PHP
7 22 (6.32%) C
8 19 (5.46%) Python
9 16 (4.60%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.59%) Embedded C++
11 7 (2.01%) Perl
11 7 (2.01%) Ruby
12 5 (1.44%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.44%) SOQL
12 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.15%) Erlang
14 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.57%) Clojure
15 2 (0.57%) Scala
15 2 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (27.87%) Degree
2 14 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) DV Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.72%) MCP
5 2 (0.57%) CCNA
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.57%) GCIH
5 2 (0.57%) GIAC
5 2 (0.57%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.59%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.29%) JTAG
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) Docker
1 3 (0.86%) Firmware
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Snort
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) Ansible
2 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.86%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (7.18%) Oracle
2 23 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.01%) Zend
4 5 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.15%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.57%) LogLogic
6 2 (0.57%) NetWitness
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.57%) XMPie
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-25,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + regular rises + flexi working
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-25,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent Spa
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Training, Progression & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: toc £20,000 + bens + 6 mthly salary increments
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + CAR, BONUS, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckfastleigh, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago