Period
to 18 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 93 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 304 334 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.12% 3.32% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.44% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 262 320 336
South West median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,750 £20,625
90th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 9,362 9,707 10,030
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.49% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,540 7,872 8,319
South West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,364 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.73% - +5.26%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 -12 93 £27,500 +3.77% 29
Dorset -2 65 £25,000 -16.67% 10
Gloucestershire -4 42 £21,500 -14.00% 6
Wiltshire -16 38 £25,500 -7.27% 15
Somerset +22 36 £27,250 -6.03% 14
Devon 0 18 £26,500 +6.00% 8
Cornwall +22 11 £20,000 -6.98% 1
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 96 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 93 (30.59%) Degree
3 83 (27.30%) C#
4 77 (25.33%) .NET
5 66 (21.71%) CSS
6 64 (21.05%) HTML
7 63 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (19.08%) SQL
9 55 (18.09%) Software Engineering
10 49 (16.12%) Windows
10 49 (16.12%) Microsoft
11 44 (14.47%) Finance
12 42 (13.82%) Java
13 40 (13.16%) Linux
13 40 (13.16%) OO
13 40 (13.16%) AngularJS
14 35 (11.51%) Computer Science
15 32 (10.53%) Active Directory
16 31 (10.20%) SQL Server
16 31 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (9.87%) PHP
17 30 (9.87%) ASP.NET
18 29 (9.54%) Azure
19 27 (8.88%) React
19 27 (8.88%) C++
20 26 (8.55%) Python
21 25 (8.22%) TCP/IP
21 25 (8.22%) Network Security
21 25 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
22 24 (7.89%) Cybersecurity

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 (2.96%) Apache
1 9 (2.96%) WordPress
2 7 (2.30%) Tornado
3 5 (1.64%) JBoss
4 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.96%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.64%) InDesign
6 4 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Endur
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.54%) Azure
2 20 (6.58%) Office 365
3 15 (4.93%) AWS
4 12 (3.95%) SaaS
5 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.64%) GitHub
6 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.66%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.33%) GCP
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.22%) Network Security
1 25 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.96%) VPN
3 8 (2.63%) Firewall
4 7 (2.30%) LAN
5 6 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.32%) HTTP
7 3 (0.99%) DNS
7 3 (0.99%) VLAN
7 3 (0.99%) WAN
8 2 (0.66%) Internet
8 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.33%) Intranet
9 1 (0.33%) SMTP
9 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.58%) MySQL
3 11 (3.62%) Big Data
4 10 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.96%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.99%) SQLite
9 2 (0.66%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.66%) MySQL Workbench
9 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.66%) Power BI
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.29%) Selenium
3 8 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.30%) Eclipse RCP
5 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.64%) GitLab
6 5 (1.64%) NUnit
6 5 (1.64%) Subversion
7 4 (1.32%) Protractor
8 3 (0.99%) JIRA
8 3 (0.99%) MSTest
8 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.66%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.33%) Appium
10 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 44 (14.47%) Finance
2 22 (7.24%) Marketing
3 14 (4.61%) Electronics
3 14 (4.61%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.61%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.28%) Retail
5 11 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.29%) Advertising
7 9 (2.96%) Banking
7 9 (2.96%) Military
8 8 (2.63%) Back Office
9 7 (2.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) International Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.33%) .NET
2 66 (21.71%) CSS
3 64 (21.05%) HTML
4 40 (13.16%) AngularJS
5 30 (9.87%) ASP.NET
6 27 (8.88%) React
7 23 (7.57%) jQuery
8 19 (6.25%) Node.js
9 16 (5.26%) HTML5
10 15 (4.93%) .NET Framework
10 15 (4.93%) RESTful
11 14 (4.61%) JSON
12 13 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.28%) XML
13 11 (3.62%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.62%) JSP
13 11 (3.62%) Spring
13 11 (3.62%) Vue.js
13 11 (3.62%) Web Services
14 8 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 16 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.63%) Tandem
4 8 (2.63%) User Experience
5 5 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.64%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.32%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.66%) iPhone
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.12%) Windows
2 40 (13.16%) Linux
3 10 (3.29%) Android
4 9 (2.96%) Unix
5 8 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.64%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.66%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.09%) Software Engineering
3 40 (13.16%) OO
4 35 (11.51%) Computer Science
5 31 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (7.24%) MVC
7 22 (7.24%) SDLC
8 21 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (6.91%) DevOps
9 20 (6.58%) SIEM
10 19 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 18 (5.92%) Front End Development
11 18 (5.92%) Security Operations
12 17 (5.59%) Analytics
12 17 (5.59%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (5.59%) Web Development
13 16 (5.26%) OOP
14 13 (4.28%) OOD
14 13 (4.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 83 (27.30%) C#
3 58 (19.08%) SQL
4 42 (13.82%) Java
5 30 (9.87%) PHP
6 27 (8.88%) C++
7 26 (8.55%) Python
8 20 (6.58%) C
9 12 (3.95%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.97%) Ruby
13 5 (1.64%) Go
13 5 (1.64%) Java 8
14 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.66%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (30.59%) Degree
2 25 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (6.91%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.64%) CCNA
6 5 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.99%) CCNP
8 2 (0.66%) CISMP
8 2 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.66%) CRISC
8 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.95%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.99%) PMO
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) GDPR
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.62%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) Firmware
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (5.26%) QRadar
2 6 (1.97%) Ansible
3 5 (1.64%) SCCM
4 3 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.99%) Nessus
5 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.66%) Puppet
5 2 (0.66%) Terraform
6 1 (0.33%) Nmap
6 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 49 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.26%) LogRhythm
2 16 (5.26%) Splunk
3 12 (3.95%) Oracle
4 10 (3.29%) SAP
5 9 (2.96%) Adobe
6 5 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.64%) Cisco
6 5 (1.64%) Google
7 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.99%) HP
8 3 (0.99%) IBM
8 3 (0.99%) Symantec
8 3 (0.99%) Veritas
8 3 (0.99%) VMware
9 2 (0.66%) Apple
9 2 (0.66%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.33%) Twitter