Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,622 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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

Junior
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 81 72 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.63% 3.72% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 3.87% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 75
Wales median annual salary £28,622 £24,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.82% -2.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,000 £19,950
90th Percentile £40,000 £36,375 £35,750
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,679 1,861 2,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.23% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 1,552 1,945
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Wales

Junior
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Junior in Wales

Junior
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Wales over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior in Wales

Junior
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
South Wales +4 48 £27,500 +22.22% 15
West Wales +25 30 £37,367 +35.58% 3
North Wales +2 2 £30,000 +21.21% 3
Mid Wales +43 1 - - 2
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 40 (49.38%) Java
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (24.69%) Mentoring
5 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
5 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
5 20 (24.69%) Service Delivery
6 19 (23.46%) Python
7 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 17 (20.99%) HTML
9 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.75%) CSS
9 16 (19.75%) Unix
10 15 (18.52%) OOP
11 14 (17.28%) Degree
11 14 (17.28%) Linux
11 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.05%) DevOps
12 13 (16.05%) OO
13 11 (13.58%) QA
13 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (12.35%) Big Data
14 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
15 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
15 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
16 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
16 8 (9.88%) Red Hat

Junior 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.88%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.70%) nginx
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.23%) Drupal
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (9.88%) IaaS
3 8 (9.88%) Serverless
4 5 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Big Data
3 8 (9.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (7.41%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.70%) Redis
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.23%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.23%) Presto
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) gulp
4 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.94%) Marketing
1 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Electronics
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) HTML
2 16 (19.75%) CSS
3 8 (9.88%) .NET
4 6 (7.41%) Spring
5 4 (4.94%) HTML5
5 4 (4.94%) RESTful
5 4 (4.94%) Web Services
6 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 3 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.70%) SOAP
6 3 (3.70%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) CGI
7 2 (2.47%) Node.js
8 1 (1.23%) CSS3
8 1 (1.23%) Kafka
8 1 (1.23%) Laravel
8 1 (1.23%) React
8 1 (1.23%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.23%) Sass
8 1 (1.23%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Unix
2 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) CentOS
3 8 (9.88%) Fedora
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
3 20 (24.69%) Mentoring
3 20 (24.69%) Service Delivery
4 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.52%) OOP
6 13 (16.05%) DevOps
6 13 (16.05%) OO
7 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
10 8 (9.88%) Migration
10 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 8 (9.88%) Storage Management
11 7 (8.64%) MVC
12 5 (6.17%) SDLC
13 4 (4.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) SQL
3 19 (23.46%) Python
4 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.88%) C#
6 7 (8.64%) Ruby
7 6 (7.41%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) Go
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Ansible
1 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
1 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.88%) Puppet
1 8 (9.88%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Marketo
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.23%) VMware