The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Junior
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 71 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 32 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.91% 2.80% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.85% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 20
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,200 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,000 £32,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1062 1368 1319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 98.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1160 1135
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Junior in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 21 £25,000 - 2
North Wales +6 5 £30,000 +57.89%
West Wales -6 4 £26,250 +45.83% 2
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 32 (42.11%) C#
2 30 (39.47%) .NET
3 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 22 (28.95%) HTML
5 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 21 (27.63%) CSS
7 20 (26.32%) Degree
8 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 18 (23.68%) Java
8 18 (23.68%) MVC
9 16 (21.05%) SQL
10 14 (18.42%) Windows
10 14 (18.42%) TDD
10 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
11 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 12 (15.79%) WCF
11 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.47%) OO
12 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
12 11 (14.47%) Scrum
12 11 (14.47%) HTML5
12 11 (14.47%) CSS3
13 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
14 8 (10.53%) Linux
14 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
15 7 (9.21%) Oracle
15 7 (9.21%) T-SQL

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 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) Documentum
3 2 (2.63%) FileNet
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) SAP MM
2 4 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.26%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.63%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) 2G
2 1 (1.32%) 3G
2 1 (1.32%) 4G
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) LTE
2 1 (1.32%) RFID
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.26%) Moq
3 4 (5.26%) MSTest
3 4 (5.26%) NUnit
3 4 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (9.21%) Advertising
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Billing
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) HTML
3 21 (27.63%) CSS
4 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.79%) WCF
7 11 (14.47%) CSS3
7 11 (14.47%) HTML5
8 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.21%) WinForms
10 6 (7.89%) XML
11 4 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.26%) J2EE
11 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (5.26%) Ninject
11 4 (5.26%) Spring.NET
11 4 (5.26%) WPF
11 4 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) mHealth
5 1 (1.32%) CUDA
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.32%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) MVC
3 14 (18.42%) TDD
4 11 (14.47%) OO
4 11 (14.47%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.21%) DevOps
7 6 (7.89%) BDD
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
8 5 (6.58%) SDLC
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) CRM
9 4 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (5.26%) Kanban
9 4 (5.26%) Logistics
9 4 (5.26%) MVVM
9 4 (5.26%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) C#
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.68%) Java
4 16 (21.05%) SQL
5 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.89%) PHP
6 6 (7.89%) Python
7 4 (5.26%) ABAP
7 4 (5.26%) C
7 4 (5.26%) C++
8 3 (3.95%) Perl
8 3 (3.95%) Ruby
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) VB
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CCENT
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) OCA
3 1 (1.32%) OCP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) Google
4 4 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) EMC
6 2 (2.63%) OpenText
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) Atmel
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) Zend
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