Period
to 18 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £37,367 in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 33 41
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 31 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 16.94% 2.14% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.02% 2.14% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 8
Swansea median annual salary £37,367 £24,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.70% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £26,399 £19,825 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £39,675 £26,875
West Wales median annual salary £37,367 £24,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +55.70% +9.09% +22.22%

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 172 187 203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 100.00% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 144 165 182
Swansea median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,400 £22,625
90th Percentile £75,649 £50,000 £57,500
West Wales median annual salary £37,434 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -6.42% +3.23% +29.17%

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 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior in Swansea

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

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 27 (87.10%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
2 20 (64.52%) Service Delivery
2 20 (64.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (64.52%) Mentoring
3 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (45.16%) OOP
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (32.26%) QA
6 10 (32.26%) OO
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
8 8 (25.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (25.81%) Ansible
8 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
8 8 (25.81%) IaaS
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
8 8 (25.81%) Serverless
8 8 (25.81%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (25.81%) Storage Management
8 8 (25.81%) Eclipse

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 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (25.81%) IaaS
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Serverless
3 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
1 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Unix
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Fedora
3 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Continuous Improvement
1 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
1 20 (64.52%) Mentoring
1 20 (64.52%) Service Delivery
2 14 (45.16%) OOP
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) OO
5 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
5 9 (29.03%) DevOps
6 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 8 (25.81%) Storage Management
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.23%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 7 (22.58%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
1 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
1 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
1 8 (25.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) VMware