Period
to 27 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 100 89
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 276 315 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.22% 3.21% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 3.34% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 245 310 309
South West median annual salary £26,500 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.62% +11.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £39,900 £38,750 £35,500
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 8,230 9,433 9,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.26% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,690 7,538 8,059
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +20 92 £28,423 +5.27% 25
Dorset -3 59 £22,750 -24.17% 5
Gloucestershire -15 41 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Wiltshire -6 31 £25,000 -9.09% 10
Somerset +16 30 £25,000 -16.67% 12
Devon +12 16 £26,500 +6.00% 14
Cornwall +10 7 £20,000 +11.11%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 93 (33.70%) JavaScript
2 87 (31.52%) C#
3 79 (28.62%) Degree
4 72 (26.09%) .NET
5 64 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (22.83%) CSS
7 57 (20.65%) HTML
8 55 (19.93%) SQL
9 54 (19.57%) Software Engineering
10 53 (19.20%) Linux
11 42 (15.22%) OO
12 39 (14.13%) Microsoft
13 37 (13.41%) ASP.NET
14 36 (13.04%) Java
14 36 (13.04%) DevOps
15 35 (12.68%) PHP
15 35 (12.68%) Windows
16 34 (12.32%) Computer Science
17 33 (11.96%) Finance
18 31 (11.23%) MVC
18 31 (11.23%) SQL Server
19 30 (10.87%) Azure
19 30 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
20 29 (10.51%) Active Directory
21 28 (10.14%) C++
21 28 (10.14%) AngularJS
22 27 (9.78%) MySQL
22 27 (9.78%) Python
23 25 (9.06%) TCP/IP
23 25 (9.06%) Computer Science Degree

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 7 (2.54%) Apache
1 7 (2.54%) WordPress
2 6 (2.17%) JBoss
3 5 (1.81%) Tornado
4 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.45%) InDesign
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.87%) Azure
2 21 (7.61%) Office 365
3 20 (7.25%) AWS
4 11 (3.99%) SaaS
5 7 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.54%) GitHub
6 6 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.06%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.88%) Network Security
3 8 (2.90%) HTTP
3 8 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (2.17%) Internet
4 6 (2.17%) VPN
5 4 (1.45%) Firewall
5 4 (1.45%) VLAN
6 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
6 2 (0.72%) Wireless
7 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.78%) MySQL
3 11 (3.99%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.26%) Big Data
4 9 (3.26%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.09%) MySQL Workbench
7 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.72%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.72%) SQLite
9 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.62%) Subversion
4 9 (3.26%) Selenium
5 8 (2.90%) GitLab
6 7 (2.54%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.54%) MSTest
6 7 (2.54%) NUnit
6 7 (2.54%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.81%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.81%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (1.45%) Postman
8 4 (1.45%) Protractor
9 3 (1.09%) JIRA
9 3 (1.09%) PhpStorm
9 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (11.96%) Finance
2 19 (6.88%) Retail
3 15 (5.43%) Electronics
3 15 (5.43%) Marketing
3 15 (5.43%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.17%) Advertising
6 6 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.17%) Military
7 5 (1.81%) Back Office
7 5 (1.81%) Police
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.36%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.09%) .NET
2 63 (22.83%) CSS
3 57 (20.65%) HTML
4 37 (13.41%) ASP.NET
5 28 (10.14%) AngularJS
6 22 (7.97%) jQuery
7 20 (7.25%) Vue.js
8 19 (6.88%) React
9 17 (6.16%) Node.js
10 16 (5.80%) .NET Framework
11 15 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.07%) HTML5
13 12 (4.35%) JSON
13 12 (4.35%) Laravel
13 12 (4.35%) REST
14 11 (3.99%) Web Services
15 10 (3.62%) Hibernate
15 10 (3.62%) Spring
16 9 (3.26%) XML
17 8 (2.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.07%) User Experience
2 11 (3.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 11 (3.99%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (2.90%) Tandem
4 6 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.45%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.72%) iPhone
6 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.36%) NHS
7 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.20%) Linux
2 35 (12.68%) Windows
3 14 (5.07%) Android
4 13 (4.71%) Unix
5 11 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.81%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 42 (15.22%) OO
4 36 (13.04%) DevOps
5 34 (12.32%) Computer Science
6 31 (11.23%) MVC
7 30 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (8.33%) Web Development
9 18 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (6.16%) OOP
11 15 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.07%) SIEM
12 14 (5.07%) TDD
13 13 (4.71%) Analytics
13 13 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.71%) Security Operations
14 12 (4.35%) Front End Development
14 12 (4.35%) Mathematics
14 12 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.70%) JavaScript
2 87 (31.52%) C#
3 55 (19.93%) SQL
4 36 (13.04%) Java
5 35 (12.68%) PHP
6 28 (10.14%) C++
7 27 (9.78%) Python
8 21 (7.61%) C
9 12 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.62%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.54%) Ruby
12 6 (2.17%) Java 8
13 5 (1.81%) Go
14 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.72%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.72%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.72%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 79 (28.62%) Degree
2 25 (9.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.88%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 6 (2.17%) CCNA
5 6 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.45%) CCNP
7 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.45%) RHCE
8 3 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.72%) CISMP
9 2 (0.72%) CRISC
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.26%) Docker
3 4 (1.45%) Ceph
3 4 (1.45%) KVM
3 4 (1.45%) oVirt
4 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.99%) QRadar
2 9 (3.26%) Ansible
3 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.81%) Puppet
3 5 (1.81%) SCCM
3 5 (1.81%) Terraform
4 2 (0.72%) Nessus
5 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.36%) Nmap
5 1 (0.36%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 39 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle
3 11 (3.99%) LogRhythm
3 11 (3.99%) Splunk
4 7 (2.54%) HP
4 7 (2.54%) IBM
4 7 (2.54%) Symantec
4 7 (2.54%) Veritas
5 6 (2.17%) Cisco
5 6 (2.17%) SAP
5 6 (2.17%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.81%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.45%) Adobe
7 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.45%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.45%) VMware
8 3 (1.09%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) Sage
9 1 (0.36%) Twitter