Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 111 116
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 376 312 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.68% 2.89% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 2.98% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 326 246 279
South West median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,250 £19,200
90th Percentile £35,625 £50,000 £36,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

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 9966 10467 11398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.88% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8247 8824 9684
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 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 15 December 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 6 months to 15 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
Bristol -17 124 £26,000 -13.33% 6
Dorset +13 66 £26,000 +4.00% 5
Somerset +31 60 £27,500 -8.33%
Wiltshire +4 43 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Gloucestershire +34 42 £25,000 -10.71% 2
Devon +12 24 £28,000 +16.67% 2
Cornwall +4 16 £19,250 -14.44% 2
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 166 (44.15%) JavaScript
2 151 (40.16%) Degree
3 147 (39.10%) HTML
4 136 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (35.90%) CSS
6 127 (33.78%) C#
6 127 (33.78%) .NET
7 111 (29.52%) SQL
8 100 (26.60%) Java
9 83 (22.07%) ASP.NET
10 79 (21.01%) Computer Science
11 73 (19.41%) SQL Server
12 70 (18.62%) MVC
13 60 (15.96%) Microsoft
14 59 (15.69%) Linux
14 59 (15.69%) AngularJS
15 47 (12.50%) jQuery
16 46 (12.23%) Web Development
16 46 (12.23%) OO
17 45 (11.97%) Computer Science Degree
18 43 (11.44%) Python
18 43 (11.44%) HTML5
19 42 (11.17%) PHP
20 38 (10.11%) C++
20 38 (10.11%) Node.js
21 37 (9.84%) Software Engineering
21 37 (9.84%) XML
22 36 (9.57%) Git (software)
22 36 (9.57%) SDLC
23 34 (9.04%) Scrum

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 (2.39%) Apache
1 9 (2.39%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.13%) CMS
3 7 (1.86%) IIS
4 6 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.06%) WordPress
7 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.80%) JBoss
7 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.80%) SAS
7 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) SPSS
5 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.19%) SaaS
4 10 (2.66%) GitHub
5 6 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.06%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.53%) Route 53
8 2 (0.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.27%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.27%) npm
9 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.26%) Internet
2 10 (2.66%) SMS
3 9 (2.39%) DNS
4 8 (2.13%) Firewall
4 8 (2.13%) VPN
5 7 (1.86%) Wireless
6 6 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (1.60%) Junos
7 4 (1.06%) HTTP
7 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.53%) VoIP
10 1 (0.27%) DHCP
10 1 (0.27%) LDAP
10 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.71%) MySQL
3 20 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.99%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.86%) Big Data
9 6 (1.60%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.60%) Power BI
9 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.06%) OrientDB
11 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.46%) JIRA
3 12 (3.19%) Subversion
4 10 (2.66%) Selenium
5 9 (2.39%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.60%) Grunt
7 6 (1.60%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.60%) NUnit
8 4 (1.06%) gulp
8 4 (1.06%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.80%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (0.80%) JMeter
9 3 (0.80%) JUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Moq
9 3 (0.80%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 31 (8.24%) Marketing
2 27 (7.18%) Finance
2 27 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 21 (5.59%) Electronics
5 8 (2.13%) Retail
6 6 (1.60%) Games
6 6 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Banking
7 3 (0.80%) French Language
7 3 (0.80%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (39.10%) HTML
2 135 (35.90%) CSS
3 127 (33.78%) .NET
4 83 (22.07%) ASP.NET
5 59 (15.69%) AngularJS
6 47 (12.50%) jQuery
7 43 (11.44%) HTML5
8 38 (10.11%) Node.js
9 37 (9.84%) XML
10 30 (7.98%) Web Services
11 27 (7.18%) Ajax
11 27 (7.18%) JSON
12 25 (6.65%) CSS3
12 25 (6.65%) React
13 23 (6.12%) RESTful
14 21 (5.59%) .NET Framework
15 18 (4.79%) Spring
15 18 (4.79%) WCF
16 16 (4.26%) Backbone.js
17 14 (3.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.01%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.99%) User Experience
5 12 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.86%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.80%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.27%) Acoustics
12 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.27%) iPad
12 1 (0.27%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.69%) Linux
2 16 (4.26%) Unix
3 14 (3.72%) Android
3 14 (3.72%) Windows
4 8 (2.13%) CentOS
4 8 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (18.62%) MVC
3 46 (12.23%) OO
3 46 (12.23%) Web Development
4 37 (9.84%) Software Engineering
5 36 (9.57%) SDLC
6 34 (9.04%) Scrum
7 33 (8.78%) TDD
8 31 (8.24%) Front End Development
9 30 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (7.71%) OOP
11 28 (7.45%) DevOps
12 27 (7.18%) Microservices
13 24 (6.38%) Mathematics
14 23 (6.12%) Analytics
15 22 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (5.85%) Open Source
16 21 (5.59%) Test Automation
17 19 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
17 19 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 166 (44.15%) JavaScript
2 127 (33.78%) C#
3 111 (29.52%) SQL
4 100 (26.60%) Java
5 43 (11.44%) Python
6 42 (11.17%) PHP
7 38 (10.11%) C++
8 20 (5.32%) Perl
9 18 (4.79%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.72%) C
10 14 (3.72%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.66%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.86%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.60%) Ruby
14 3 (0.80%) Elixir
14 3 (0.80%) Erlang
14 3 (0.80%) ES6
14 3 (0.80%) R
15 2 (0.53%) Go
15 2 (0.53%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 151 (40.16%) Degree
2 45 (11.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.86%) HND
3 7 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.33%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) HNC
6 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.53%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.53%) MCP
8 1 (0.27%) GCIH
8 1 (0.27%) GIAC
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.05%) Docker
2 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.80%) Snort
4 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
4 1 (0.27%) oVirt
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (4.26%) Ansible
2 15 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.99%) Puppet
3 6 (1.60%) Juju
3 6 (1.60%) Terraform
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.27%) Salt
4 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.05%) SAP
3 15 (3.99%) Oracle
4 14 (3.72%) Google
5 12 (3.19%) Zend
6 8 (2.13%) Cisco
7 7 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.60%) Adobe
8 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.53%) Marketo
9 2 (0.53%) Tableau
9 2 (0.53%) Talend
10 1 (0.27%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.27%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.27%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.27%) LogLogic
10 1 (0.27%) NetWitness
10 1 (0.27%) RedGate
10 1 (0.27%) Twitter
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin