Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £28,622 in advertised job vacancies in Wales 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 Software Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 129 153
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 14 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.69% 0.58% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.60% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 1
Wales median annual salary £28,622 £24,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.26% -9.43% +23.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £30,494 £26,400 £27,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,946 1,998 2,507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.37% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,607 1,721 2,174
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in Wales

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in Wales

Junior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
West Wales - 12 £28,622 - 1
South Wales -21 2 £24,750 +3.13% 1
Junior Software Engineer
UK

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Junior Software Engineer 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 Wales region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) QA
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 12 (85.71%) OOP
2 12 (85.71%) OO
2 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 12 (85.71%) OO
2 12 (85.71%) OOP
2 12 (85.71%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA