Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 84 126
Rank change year-on-year -19 +42 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 330 373 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.21% 3.68% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 3.76% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 307 313 252
South West median annual salary £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.00% -
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,250 £19,275
90th Percentile £34,850 £37,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.82%

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 9,939 9,918 10,556
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.75% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,193 8,248 8,948
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +1 146 £26,000 +4.00% 21
Dorset -5 59 £30,000 +9.09% 12
Wiltshire -5 48 £27,500 -8.33% 16
Gloucestershire -9 31 £27,500 +7.84% 8
Somerset -11 21 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Cornwall -7 13 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Devon +6 11 £25,000 -5.66% 14
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 127 (38.48%) C#
2 123 (37.27%) SQL
3 113 (34.24%) .NET
4 112 (33.94%) JavaScript
5 101 (30.61%) Degree
6 99 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 95 (28.79%) Java
8 92 (27.88%) HTML
9 78 (23.64%) CSS
10 77 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (20.30%) OO
12 63 (19.09%) Microsoft
13 53 (16.06%) Computer Science
14 49 (14.85%) ASP.NET
15 46 (13.94%) Python
16 44 (13.33%) C++
17 39 (11.82%) XML
17 39 (11.82%) Oracle
18 38 (11.52%) Scrum
18 38 (11.52%) PHP
19 37 (11.21%) jQuery
20 35 (10.61%) Finance
21 34 (10.30%) MVC
21 34 (10.30%) Relational Database
22 33 (10.00%) Linux
23 31 (9.39%) SDLC
24 30 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
25 29 (8.79%) Web Development
26 28 (8.48%) E-Commerce
26 28 (8.48%) MySQL

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 16 (4.85%) CMS
2 11 (3.33%) WordPress
3 7 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.12%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.52%) IIS
6 2 (0.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.61%) Confluence
6 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.12%) InDesign
3 7 (2.12%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.52%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.91%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.61%) Shopify
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.94%) SaaS
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.91%) IaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.61%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.94%) DNS
2 10 (3.03%) SSL
3 6 (1.82%) FTP
3 6 (1.82%) HTTP
3 6 (1.82%) SMTP
4 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.21%) DHCP
5 4 (1.21%) Firewall
5 4 (1.21%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.21%) SAN
6 3 (0.91%) LAN
6 3 (0.91%) WAN
7 2 (0.61%) BGP
7 2 (0.61%) Broadband
8 1 (0.30%) ADSL
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) OSPF
8 1 (0.30%) SMS
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
8 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.30%) Relational Database
3 28 (8.48%) MySQL
4 24 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.52%) Big Data
9 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.21%) MS Access
10 4 (1.21%) Power BI
10 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.36%) JIRA
3 18 (5.45%) Eclipse
3 18 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.24%) Android Studio
4 14 (4.24%) Trac
5 13 (3.94%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.94%) Xcode
6 10 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.73%) Selenium
8 6 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.82%) Log4Net
9 5 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.52%) JUnit
10 4 (1.21%) Gradle
10 4 (1.21%) Maven
10 4 (1.21%) Mockito
11 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.61%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (10.61%) Finance
2 22 (6.67%) Games
2 22 (6.67%) Marketing
3 16 (4.85%) Retail
3 16 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.24%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.64%) Electronics
6 10 (3.03%) Banking
7 9 (2.73%) Legal
8 4 (1.21%) Advertising
9 3 (0.91%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Avionics
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (34.24%) .NET
2 92 (27.88%) HTML
3 78 (23.64%) CSS
4 49 (14.85%) ASP.NET
5 39 (11.82%) XML
6 37 (11.21%) jQuery
7 24 (7.27%) J2EE
8 23 (6.97%) Ajax
8 23 (6.97%) AngularJS
9 18 (5.45%) JSON
10 17 (5.15%) .NET Framework
10 17 (5.15%) Laravel
11 16 (4.85%) HTML5
12 15 (4.55%) Web Services
13 13 (3.94%) Spring
14 10 (3.03%) LESS
14 10 (3.03%) Sass
15 9 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (2.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.06%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.64%) Fintech
6 11 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.73%) Robotics
8 8 (2.42%) Graphic Design
8 8 (2.42%) User Experience
9 7 (2.12%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.12%) Social Media
10 5 (1.52%) Photography
11 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 1 (0.30%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.00%) Linux
2 25 (7.58%) Windows
3 17 (5.15%) Android
4 8 (2.42%) Unix
5 7 (2.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) SUSE
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.30%) OO
3 38 (11.52%) Scrum
4 34 (10.30%) MVC
5 31 (9.39%) SDLC
6 29 (8.79%) Web Development
7 28 (8.48%) E-Commerce
7 28 (8.48%) Software Engineering
8 27 (8.18%) Mathematics
9 22 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (6.67%) OOP
10 21 (6.36%) Unit Testing
11 20 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (5.76%) Physics
13 17 (5.15%) Logistics
13 17 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (4.85%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.85%) Project Management
15 15 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 127 (38.48%) C#
2 123 (37.27%) SQL
3 112 (33.94%) JavaScript
4 95 (28.79%) Java
5 46 (13.94%) Python
6 44 (13.33%) C++
7 38 (11.52%) PHP
8 17 (5.15%) C
8 17 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.33%) Perl
10 7 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.82%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.52%) R
13 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.61%) Go
14 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.61%) VB
14 2 (0.61%) VBA
15 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 101 (30.61%) Degree
2 30 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
9 1 (0.30%) PhD
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.24%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) PMO
2 5 (1.52%) SLA
3 4 (1.21%) GDPR
3 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.42%) Docker
2 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) KVM
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Ansible
2 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) Terraform
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.82%) Oracle
3 22 (6.67%) Google
4 16 (4.85%) SAP
5 8 (2.42%) Adobe
6 7 (2.12%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.82%) VMware
8 4 (1.21%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.91%) Apple
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco
9 3 (0.91%) Citrix
9 3 (0.91%) Sage
10 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.61%) Twitter
11 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.30%) Civica
11 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.30%) FactSet
11 1 (0.30%) HP
11 1 (0.30%) Mitel