Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 93 76
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 72 45 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.67% 2.28% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 2.33% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 74
Wales median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £19,075 £19,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,863
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £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 1,900 1,931 2,506
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.67% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,567 1,680 2,151
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,499
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +10 41 £23,000 -4.17% 8
West Wales +32 29 £25,000 -3.85% 4
North Wales -3 2 £30,000 +3.45% 5
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 37 (51.39%) Java
2 25 (34.72%) C#
3 24 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (30.56%) C++
4 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
6 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 13 (18.06%) SQL
7 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
8 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.89%) QA
11 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.50%) Unix
12 8 (11.11%) OOP
12 8 (11.11%) OO
12 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.11%) MVC
12 8 (11.11%) Degree
12 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (11.11%) React
13 7 (9.72%) Node.js
13 7 (9.72%) Linux
13 7 (9.72%) .NET
13 7 (9.72%) HTML
14 6 (8.33%) Windows
14 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
14 6 (8.33%) Test Automation

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 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP BPC
1 3 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DVB
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) NAS
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) VLAN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) Ingres
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.56%) Android Studio
2 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.56%) Xcode
3 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.17%) Games
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) React
2 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) HTML
2 7 (9.72%) Node.js
3 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) JSON
4 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.17%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.78%) CakePHP
6 2 (2.78%) Mason
6 2 (2.78%) RESTful
6 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (1.39%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.39%) CSS3
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Algorithms
2 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) MPEG
5 2 (2.78%) Frameworx
5 2 (2.78%) TM Forum
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.39%) BBC
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Unix
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Android
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
4 11 (15.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.11%) MVC
7 8 (11.11%) OO
7 8 (11.11%) OOP
7 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.56%) API Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Project Management
9 4 (5.56%) Scrum
10 3 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.78%) BDD
11 2 (2.78%) eTOM
11 2 (2.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Java
2 25 (34.72%) C#
3 22 (30.56%) C++
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.06%) SQL
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.17%) ABAP
9 2 (2.78%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) Go
10 1 (1.39%) Python
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PMP
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Ariba
3 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Actian
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) Progress
5 1 (1.39%) Sony
5 1 (1.39%) Yahoo!