Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,622 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 49 37
Rank change year-on-year +35 -12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 35 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 14.83% 2.37% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.70% 2.43% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 11
Swansea median annual salary £28,622 £25,250 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.35% +14.77% +6.02%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,925 £19,250
90th Percentile £37,367 £38,462 £25,000
West Wales median annual salary £28,622 £25,250 £22,000
% change year-on-year +13.35% +14.77% +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea. 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
Swansea
Permanent vacancies in Swansea with a recognized job title 223 329 170
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 97.63% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 203 314 166
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £57,946 £53,750
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +22.95%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Swansea

Junior
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in Swansea.

Salary trend for Junior in Swansea

Junior
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Swansea over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Swansea

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Swansea region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 20 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 20 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (34.29%) QA
5 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
5 12 (34.29%) OOP
5 12 (34.29%) OO
5 12 (34.29%) C#
5 12 (34.29%) Unix
6 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
7 10 (28.57%) C++
8 3 (8.57%) DevOps
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.57%) Python
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Ruby
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.71%) nginx
9 2 (5.71%) CentOS
9 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.71%) Open Source

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.71%) nginx
1 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
1 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) React
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) BBC
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
3 2 (5.71%) Fedora
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 20 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 20 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) OO
3 12 (34.29%) OOP
3 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Management
7 1 (2.86%) BDD
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) Facebook
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Sony
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Yahoo!