Period
to 28 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 102 103
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 240 323 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.04% 3.22% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 3.35% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 227 323 306
Median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £38,550 £43,750 £35,750
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 7,557 9,648 10,099
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.29% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,165 7,677 8,325
Median annual salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in the South West.

Salary trend for Junior in the South West

Junior
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in the South West over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +15 78 £30,000 +9.09% 15
Dorset 0 46 £22,500 -25.00% 9
Gloucestershire +2 32 £33,000 +10.00% 9
Devon +24 29 £22,500 +11.11% 4
Somerset +2 29 £25,000 -20.63% 11
Wiltshire -7 26 £28,750 +4.55% 6
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 83 (34.58%) C#
2 78 (32.50%) Degree
3 76 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 66 (27.50%) CSS
4 66 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (25.42%) HTML
6 59 (24.58%) .NET
7 50 (20.83%) SQL
8 48 (20.00%) Linux
9 44 (18.33%) Software Engineering
10 41 (17.08%) Computer Science
10 41 (17.08%) PHP
11 39 (16.25%) DevOps
12 37 (15.42%) OO
13 33 (13.75%) Java
13 33 (13.75%) Web Development
14 32 (13.33%) MVC
14 32 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
14 32 (13.33%) Azure
15 31 (12.92%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 30 (12.50%) Finance
17 29 (12.08%) Windows
17 29 (12.08%) Python
18 28 (11.67%) SQL Server
18 28 (11.67%) AngularJS
19 26 (10.83%) MySQL
19 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
20 25 (10.42%) Git (software)
21 24 (10.00%) AWS

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 10 (4.17%) Apache
2 9 (3.75%) WordPress
3 5 (2.08%) Moodle
3 5 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.08%) Tornado
4 3 (1.25%) nginx
5 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.33%) Azure
2 24 (10.00%) AWS
3 18 (7.50%) Office 365
4 8 (3.33%) GitHub
5 7 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.08%) SaaS
8 4 (1.67%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.83%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.33%) HTTP
2 8 (3.33%) Network Security
3 6 (2.50%) Internet
4 5 (2.08%) VLAN
4 5 (2.08%) VPN
5 4 (1.67%) Firewall
6 3 (1.25%) LAN
6 3 (1.25%) WAN
6 3 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.42%) DNS
7 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.42%) SMTP
7 1 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.83%) MySQL
3 9 (3.75%) Big Data
4 6 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.50%) MySQL Workbench
5 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.25%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.25%) Redis
7 2 (0.83%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) GIS
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.42%) Selenium
4 11 (4.58%) Subversion
5 8 (3.33%) GitLab
6 7 (2.92%) MSTest
6 7 (2.92%) NUnit
6 7 (2.92%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.50%) Eclipse RCP
7 6 (2.50%) JIRA
7 6 (2.50%) PhpStorm
7 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.08%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.25%) JUnit
10 3 (1.25%) Maven
10 3 (1.25%) Protractor
11 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (12.50%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Marketing
2 15 (6.25%) Public Sector
2 15 (6.25%) Retail
3 13 (5.42%) Electronics
4 11 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.92%) Military
7 5 (2.08%) Police
8 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.83%) Back Office
9 2 (0.83%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.42%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.50%) CSS
2 61 (25.42%) HTML
3 59 (24.58%) .NET
4 30 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 28 (11.67%) AngularJS
6 22 (9.17%) Vue.js
7 21 (8.75%) HTML5
8 17 (7.08%) .NET Framework
9 15 (6.25%) Symfony
10 14 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (5.83%) Web Services
11 13 (5.42%) CSS3
11 13 (5.42%) jQuery
11 13 (5.42%) Laravel
12 11 (4.58%) .NET Core
12 11 (4.58%) Entity Framework
12 11 (4.58%) Node.js
12 11 (4.58%) React
12 11 (4.58%) Spring
13 10 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (4.58%) User Experience
3 7 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (2.50%) NHS
4 6 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.08%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.67%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) 3D Printing
7 2 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.83%) Life Science
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.83%) Robotics
7 2 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.00%) Linux
2 29 (12.08%) Windows
3 12 (5.00%) Android
4 9 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.33%) Unix
6 6 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.33%) Software Engineering
3 41 (17.08%) Computer Science
4 39 (16.25%) DevOps
5 37 (15.42%) OO
6 33 (13.75%) Web Development
7 32 (13.33%) MVC
8 20 (8.33%) OOP
9 19 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.25%) TDD
12 14 (5.83%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.42%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (5.42%) Scrum
14 12 (5.00%) BDD
14 12 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.00%) Kanban
15 11 (4.58%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.58%) Mathematics
15 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (34.58%) C#
2 76 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 50 (20.83%) SQL
4 41 (17.08%) PHP
5 33 (13.75%) Java
6 29 (12.08%) Python
7 19 (7.92%) C++
8 16 (6.67%) C
9 13 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.00%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.67%) Go
12 4 (1.67%) Ruby
13 3 (1.25%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.83%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.83%) Java 8
15 1 (0.42%) Ada
15 1 (0.42%) Delphi
15 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 78 (32.50%) Degree
2 32 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (10.83%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.50%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.08%) CCNA
7 5 (2.08%) CCNP
7 5 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.67%) RHCE
9 3 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.83%) CISMP
10 2 (0.83%) CRISC
11 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.42%) HNC
11 1 (0.42%) HND
11 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.75%) Docker
3 4 (1.67%) Ceph
3 4 (1.67%) KVM
3 4 (1.67%) oVirt
4 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.75%) Ansible
3 8 (3.33%) Terraform
4 6 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.50%) Puppet
4 6 (2.50%) QRadar
5 3 (1.25%) SCCM
6 2 (0.83%) Nessus
7 1 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.42%) Nmap
7 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.75%) Oracle
3 8 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.92%) Cisco
4 7 (2.92%) HP
4 7 (2.92%) IBM
4 7 (2.92%) Symantec
4 7 (2.92%) Veritas
5 6 (2.50%) LogRhythm
5 6 (2.50%) SAP
5 6 (2.50%) Splunk
6 5 (2.08%) VMware
7 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Instagram
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
9 1 (0.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.42%) WooCommerce