Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,622 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 68 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 77 73 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.80% 3.54% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 3.64% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 65 80
Wales median annual salary £28,622 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.26% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £20,650 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £37,367 £36,375 £32,575
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%

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 1,951 2,006 2,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.38% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,612 1,725 2,189
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 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
South Wales -14 37 £25,000 +6.38% 16
West Wales +36 36 £28,622 +13.35% 6
North Wales -2 4 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 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 Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 46 (59.74%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (29.87%) Mentoring
4 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 21 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (22.08%) C#
7 16 (20.78%) C++
7 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.18%) Unix
10 13 (16.88%) OOP
10 13 (16.88%) OO
10 13 (16.88%) Degree
11 12 (15.58%) QA
12 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.29%) SQL
13 10 (12.99%) Algorithms
14 9 (11.69%) Linux
15 8 (10.39%) Node.js
16 7 (9.09%) .NET
17 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
17 6 (7.79%) MVC
17 6 (7.79%) Scrum
17 6 (7.79%) React
17 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
17 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
18 5 (6.49%) Android

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 2 (2.60%) CMS
1 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.60%) IIS
1 2 (2.60%) nginx
1 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.30%) Drupal
2 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Serverless
4 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DVB
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) VLAN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) Redis
4 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.19%) Android Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Xcode
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) gulp
4 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.90%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Node.js
2 7 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) React
4 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 4 (5.19%) JSON
6 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.90%) HTML5
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 2 (2.60%) Middleware
7 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.30%) CakePHP
8 1 (1.30%) CSS3
8 1 (1.30%) RESTful
8 1 (1.30%) Sass
8 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.19%) MPEG
4 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.60%) Frameworx
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.60%) TM Forum
6 1 (1.30%) BBC
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Unix
2 9 (11.69%) Linux
3 5 (6.49%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Fedora
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (29.87%) Mentoring
3 21 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
6 13 (16.88%) OO
6 13 (16.88%) OOP
7 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (7.79%) MVC
7 6 (7.79%) Scrum
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.49%) DevOps
9 4 (5.19%) API Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.90%) Open Source
10 3 (3.90%) Service Design
11 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) Java
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 16 (20.78%) C++
4 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Python
6 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
7 3 (3.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) ABAP
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Ariba
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco
4 1 (1.30%) Facebook
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
4 1 (1.30%) Marketo
4 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.30%) Sony
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Yahoo!