Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 77 90
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 68 84 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.28% 3.20% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 3.31% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 64 79 57
Wales median annual salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £35,963 £31,250 £29,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% 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 2021 2535 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.57% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2197 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,451 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +6 44 £24,000 -4.00% 1
West Wales -16 10 £24,750 +12.50%
North Wales 0 8 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Mid Wales +2 2 - -
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) C#
3 26 (38.24%) Computer Science
4 23 (33.82%) .NET
5 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 22 (32.35%) CSS
6 21 (30.88%) Degree
7 19 (27.94%) HTML
7 19 (27.94%) Java
8 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
8 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
9 17 (25.00%) MVC
9 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 16 (23.53%) SQL
11 15 (22.06%) WCF
12 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 13 (19.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (17.65%) Scrum
14 12 (17.65%) TDD
14 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
16 9 (13.24%) Web Development
16 9 (13.24%) WPF
16 9 (13.24%) Dependency Injection
16 9 (13.24%) Kanban
16 9 (13.24%) Web Application Development
16 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
17 8 (11.76%) BDD

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 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP CRM
1 4 (5.88%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (1.47%) Broadband
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.47%) SMS
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (7.35%) SAP BW
4 5 (7.35%) SAP HANA
5 3 (4.41%) MS Access
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.94%) GIS
6 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Moq
3 3 (4.41%) MSTest
3 3 (4.41%) NUnit
3 3 (4.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) GitLab
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (8.82%) Games
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) CSS
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
5 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (22.06%) WCF
7 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
9 9 (13.24%) WPF
10 8 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (10.29%) CSS3
11 7 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (8.82%) HTML5
12 6 (8.82%) MSMQ
12 6 (8.82%) Node.js
12 6 (8.82%) RESTful
13 4 (5.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 17 (25.00%) MVC
4 12 (17.65%) Scrum
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
5 9 (13.24%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (13.24%) Kanban
5 9 (13.24%) Web Application Development
5 9 (13.24%) Web Development
6 8 (11.76%) BDD
6 8 (11.76%) Information Security
6 8 (11.76%) OO
6 8 (11.76%) OOP
6 8 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.35%) CRM
8 5 (7.35%) SDLC
9 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) C#
2 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.94%) Java
4 16 (23.53%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) Ruby
6 6 (8.82%) F#
7 5 (7.35%) ABAP
8 4 (5.88%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.41%) VBA
10 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.94%) C++
10 2 (2.94%) Go
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) R
10 2 (2.94%) Scala
10 2 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) HND
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Kibana
2 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Google
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata