Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 94 123
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 331 366 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.08% 3.48% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.57% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 308 292 275
South West median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £19,963 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £39,875 £50,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 10,383 10,243 10,850
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 97.27% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,618 8,552 9,115
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,825 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Bristol -17 132 £26,000 +4.00% 18
Wiltshire +4 54 £27,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +18 53 £27,500 +7.84% 9
Dorset -13 41 £25,000 -16.67% 11
Somerset +11 28 £23,500 -14.55% 4
Devon +11 7 £22,750 -13.33% 4
Cornwall -12 5 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 144 (43.50%) .NET
2 141 (42.60%) C#
3 129 (38.97%) JavaScript
3 129 (38.97%) SQL
4 109 (32.93%) HTML
5 107 (32.33%) SQL Server
6 92 (27.79%) ASP.NET
7 88 (26.59%) CSS
8 87 (26.28%) Degree
9 84 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (24.47%) Java
11 76 (22.96%) Microsoft
12 61 (18.43%) OO
13 54 (16.31%) MVC
14 49 (14.80%) AngularJS
15 47 (14.20%) Web Development
16 42 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (11.78%) jQuery
18 37 (11.18%) .NET Framework
18 37 (11.18%) Relational Database
18 37 (11.18%) Scrum
19 36 (10.88%) Finance
19 36 (10.88%) Windows
19 36 (10.88%) C++
19 36 (10.88%) Oracle
20 35 (10.57%) Python
20 35 (10.57%) Computer Science
21 34 (10.27%) SDLC
22 33 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
23 32 (9.67%) XML

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 12 (3.63%) CMS
2 7 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.81%) IIS
3 6 (1.81%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.51%) JBoss
4 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.91%) Apache
6 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.30%) Mule
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) InDesign
4 1 (0.30%) InVision
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Magento
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.21%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.60%) Shopify
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.53%) SaaS
4 7 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.11%) Office 365
5 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.63%) SSL
2 11 (3.32%) DNS
3 10 (3.02%) HTTP
4 6 (1.81%) FTP
4 6 (1.81%) SAN
4 6 (1.81%) SMS
4 6 (1.81%) SMTP
5 4 (1.21%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.91%) Firewall
6 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.60%) BGP
7 2 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.30%) DHCP
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) LAN
8 1 (0.30%) Network Security
8 1 (0.30%) OSPF
8 1 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (32.33%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.18%) Relational Database
3 31 (9.37%) MySQL
4 18 (5.44%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.81%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.81%) OLAP
11 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.51%) Big Data
12 5 (1.51%) Redis
13 4 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.21%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (6.04%) JIRA
2 18 (5.44%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.23%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.11%) Maven
7 6 (1.81%) Log4Net
8 5 (1.51%) Android Studio
8 5 (1.51%) JUnit
8 5 (1.51%) Subversion
8 5 (1.51%) Trac
9 4 (1.21%) Eclipse RCP
9 4 (1.21%) Gradle
9 4 (1.21%) Mockito
9 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.21%) Xcode
10 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.60%) Selenium
12 1 (0.30%) Grunt
General
1 36 (10.88%) Finance
2 18 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.14%) Marketing
4 16 (4.83%) Electronics
4 16 (4.83%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.23%) Games
6 13 (3.93%) Retail
7 8 (2.42%) Legal
8 7 (2.11%) Banking
9 6 (1.81%) Back Office
10 4 (1.21%) Advertising
10 4 (1.21%) French Language
10 4 (1.21%) German Language
11 2 (0.60%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (43.50%) .NET
2 109 (32.93%) HTML
3 92 (27.79%) ASP.NET
4 88 (26.59%) CSS
5 49 (14.80%) AngularJS
6 39 (11.78%) jQuery
7 37 (11.18%) .NET Framework
8 32 (9.67%) XML
9 25 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (5.74%) HTML5
11 19 (5.74%) Web Services
12 17 (5.14%) J2EE
13 16 (4.83%) Spring
14 15 (4.53%) JSON
15 13 (3.93%) Ajax
15 13 (3.93%) Entity Framework
15 13 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (3.63%) CSS3
17 8 (2.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.63%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.63%) Fintech
3 12 (3.63%) User Experience
4 10 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.51%) Clustering
6 5 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.21%) Replication
8 2 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.30%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.30%) CUDA
9 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.88%) Windows
2 31 (9.37%) Linux
3 19 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.72%) Android
5 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.81%) Unix
7 4 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Debian
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (18.43%) OO
3 54 (16.31%) MVC
4 47 (14.20%) Web Development
5 42 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (11.18%) Scrum
7 34 (10.27%) SDLC
8 33 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.46%) OOP
10 27 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 25 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 22 (6.65%) Mathematics
13 18 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 16 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (4.83%) Programme Management
15 14 (4.23%) Problem Management
15 14 (4.23%) Time Management
16 13 (3.93%) ITIL
16 13 (3.93%) Project Management
16 13 (3.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 141 (42.60%) C#
2 129 (38.97%) JavaScript
2 129 (38.97%) SQL
3 81 (24.47%) Java
4 36 (10.88%) C++
5 35 (10.57%) Python
6 19 (5.74%) PHP
7 17 (5.14%) Perl
8 14 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.32%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.02%) C
11 8 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.91%) R
14 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.60%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.60%) Erlang
14 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (26.28%) Degree
2 28 (8.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.72%) QA
2 4 (1.21%) GDPR
2 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.21%) Docker
3 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.21%) Grafana
2 4 (1.21%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.88%) Oracle
3 21 (6.34%) Google
4 17 (5.14%) SAP
5 7 (2.11%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.81%) Capita
7 4 (1.21%) HP
7 4 (1.21%) Percona
7 4 (1.21%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.21%) VMware
8 2 (0.60%) Apple
8 2 (0.60%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.60%) Twitter
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco
9 1 (0.30%) Citrix
9 1 (0.30%) Juniper
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.30%) Sage