Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £31,900 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Junior
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 79 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 -23 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 19 16 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.94% 1.54% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.59% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 33
Watford median annual salary £31,900 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.60% +4.17% -2.04%
10th Percentile £19,300 £21,500 £19,850
90th Percentile £42,500 £31,500 £36,200
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -5.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 942 1004 1046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.45% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 790 865 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Watford

Junior
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in Watford.

Salary trend for Junior in Watford

Junior
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Watford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Watford region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) Apache
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) NHS
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
6 3 (15.79%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) XHTML
7 2 (10.53%) LDAP
7 2 (10.53%) SMTP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) InDesign
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) IMAP
1 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) SMTP
1 2 (10.53%) SSH
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) jMock
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) XHTML
2 2 (10.53%) XSL
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Extraction
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (21.05%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) B2C
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) Product Management
4 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
4 2 (10.53%) C-shell
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) KVM
2 2 (10.53%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) BMC
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.53%) Thales
1 2 (10.53%) VocaLink
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Sage
2 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec
2 1 (5.26%) VMware