Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 107 115
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 350 319 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.48% 3.04% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.14% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 300 227 280
South West median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% -1.96% +8.51%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £35,750 £43,750 £38,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +1.85%

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 9,770 10,162 11,099
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.70% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,078 8,558 9,407
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,838 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -36 105 £26,000 +4.00% 18
Dorset +11 70 £25,000 - 9
Somerset +26 54 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Gloucestershire +40 44 £25,000 -5.66% 4
Wiltshire +8 43 £30,000 +26.32% 5
Devon +17 21 £28,000 +19.15% 5
Cornwall -6 12 £19,250 -14.44% 5
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 145 (41.43%) JavaScript
2 139 (39.71%) Degree
3 128 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (36.29%) HTML
5 118 (33.71%) C#
5 118 (33.71%) CSS
6 116 (33.14%) .NET
7 106 (30.29%) SQL
8 85 (24.29%) Java
9 79 (22.57%) ASP.NET
10 75 (21.43%) MVC
11 74 (21.14%) Computer Science
12 67 (19.14%) SQL Server
13 57 (16.29%) Linux
14 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
15 50 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 48 (13.71%) jQuery
17 42 (12.00%) OO
17 42 (12.00%) Web Development
18 40 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
19 38 (10.86%) PHP
20 36 (10.29%) Scrum
21 35 (10.00%) Software Engineering
21 35 (10.00%) HTML5
22 34 (9.71%) TDD
23 33 (9.43%) SDLC
24 32 (9.14%) XML
24 32 (9.14%) Git (software)
25 31 (8.86%) Node.js
26 30 (8.57%) Python

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 (3.43%) CMS
2 10 (2.86%) Apache
2 10 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.57%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.29%) IIS
5 6 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.14%) WordPress
8 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.86%) JBoss
8 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.86%) SAS
8 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.57%) Confluence
9 2 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.86%) SPSS
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.71%) SaaS
4 10 (2.86%) GitHub
5 7 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.57%) Route 53
8 2 (0.57%) Serverless
9 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.29%) npm
9 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.14%) Internet
1 11 (3.14%) Wireless
2 10 (2.86%) SMS
3 9 (2.57%) Firewall
4 8 (2.29%) DNS
4 8 (2.29%) VPN
5 4 (1.14%) HTTP
5 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.86%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.57%) Junos
7 2 (0.57%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.57%) VoIP
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.29%) Network Security
8 1 (0.29%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
8 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.14%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.29%) MySQL
3 22 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.71%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.43%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.00%) Big Data
10 6 (1.71%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.43%) Power BI
11 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.14%) OrientDB
12 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.43%) Subversion
3 9 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.57%) Selenium
4 8 (2.29%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.29%) JIRA
5 7 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.71%) Grunt
6 6 (1.71%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.71%) NUnit
7 4 (1.14%) gulp
7 4 (1.14%) JMeter
7 4 (1.14%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.14%) Robot Framework
8 3 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (0.86%) JUnit
8 3 (0.86%) Moq
9 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 26 (7.43%) Marketing
2 21 (6.00%) Finance
3 15 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.43%) Electronics
6 9 (2.57%) Retail
7 7 (2.00%) Legal
8 5 (1.43%) Games
9 3 (0.86%) Banking
9 3 (0.86%) French Language
9 3 (0.86%) German Language
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (36.29%) HTML
2 118 (33.71%) CSS
3 116 (33.14%) .NET
4 79 (22.57%) ASP.NET
5 50 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 48 (13.71%) jQuery
7 35 (10.00%) HTML5
8 32 (9.14%) XML
9 31 (8.86%) Node.js
10 27 (7.71%) Web Services
11 25 (7.14%) .NET Framework
12 24 (6.86%) Ajax
12 24 (6.86%) JSON
13 22 (6.29%) React
14 20 (5.71%) RESTful
15 19 (5.43%) CSS3
16 16 (4.57%) Spring
16 16 (4.57%) WCF
17 13 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (3.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.57%) User Experience
3 10 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.14%) Fintech
7 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.57%) Acoustics
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.29%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) iPad
9 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.29%) Linux
2 17 (4.86%) Unix
3 14 (4.00%) Android
4 13 (3.71%) Windows
5 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.14%) CentOS
6 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.43%) MVC
3 42 (12.00%) OO
3 42 (12.00%) Web Development
4 36 (10.29%) Scrum
5 35 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 34 (9.71%) TDD
7 33 (9.43%) SDLC
8 26 (7.43%) Front End Development
8 26 (7.43%) Microservices
9 25 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (6.86%) OOP
10 24 (6.86%) Test Automation
11 23 (6.57%) Analytics
12 22 (6.29%) Mathematics
13 21 (6.00%) DevOps
14 18 (5.14%) E-Commerce
15 16 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.57%) Open Source
15 16 (4.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (41.43%) JavaScript
2 118 (33.71%) C#
3 106 (30.29%) SQL
4 85 (24.29%) Java
5 38 (10.86%) PHP
6 30 (8.57%) Python
7 26 (7.43%) C++
8 15 (4.29%) C
9 14 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.43%) Perl
11 11 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.71%) Ruby
12 6 (1.71%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.14%) Elixir
13 4 (1.14%) Erlang
14 3 (0.86%) ES6
14 3 (0.86%) R
15 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.57%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 139 (39.71%) Degree
2 40 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.00%) HND
4 7 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.86%) HNC
7 2 (0.57%) CCNA
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) APMP
8 1 (0.29%) GCIH
8 1 (0.29%) GIAC
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.86%) PMO
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (4.29%) Docker
2 7 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.86%) Snort
4 1 (0.29%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.29%) NFS
4 1 (0.29%) oVirt
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.43%) Ansible
2 11 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.14%) Puppet
3 6 (1.71%) Terraform
4 2 (0.57%) Juju
4 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.29%) Salt
5 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.57%) Google
3 12 (3.43%) Zend
4 10 (2.86%) SAP
5 7 (2.00%) Oracle
6 6 (1.71%) Adobe
7 5 (1.43%) Cisco
7 5 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.57%) Marketo
10 2 (0.57%) Tableau
11 1 (0.29%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.29%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.29%) Brocade
11 1 (0.29%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.29%) NetWitness
11 1 (0.29%) RedGate
11 1 (0.29%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.29%) Twitter