Junior Jobs in Wales

Junior
UK > Wales

The median Junior salary in Wales is £32,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

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

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 96 110 86
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 25 24 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.20% 1.44% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.67% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 20
10th Percentile £22,825 £21,250 £24,400
25th Percentile £26,688 £21,875 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +17.65%
75th Percentile £35,000 £39,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £49,750 £37,990
UK median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

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.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,924 1,438 1,861
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 92.68% 86.00% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,312 806 1,136
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,391 £31,125
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,809 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Wales

Junior
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in Wales.

Salary trend for Junior in Wales

Junior
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in Wales over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

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 22 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +3 19 £32,500 -4.06% 2
West Wales +1 3 £30,000 +14.29%
Mid Wales -7 2 £24,000 -17.24%
North Wales - 1 - - 1
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2024, Junior job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 9 (36.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (28.00%) C
2 7 (28.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) Requirements Workshops
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Power BI
4 4 (16.00%) Power Platform
4 4 (16.00%) PowerApps
5 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.00%) Azure
5 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) WPF
5 3 (12.00%) Agile
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Finance
5 3 (12.00%) WinForms
5 3 (12.00%) Java

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Power Platform
1 4 (16.00%) PowerApps
2 3 (12.00%) Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Entra ID
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Power BI
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (36.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) WinForms
1 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Laravel
2 1 (4.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.00%) Legacy Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Onboarding
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (16.00%) Requirements Workshops
1 4 (16.00%) SDLC
1 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.00%) Agile
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Clean Code
3 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (4.00%) API Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) C++
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.00%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce
3 1 (4.00%) Sage