The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 53 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 11 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.00% 1.57% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.62% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,800 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £40,500
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 Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 518 555 482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.01% 97.03% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 434 478 365
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Watford region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) WinForms
5 4 (17.39%) NUnit
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (17.39%) Spring.NET
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) WPF
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Moq
1 4 (17.39%) MSTest
1 4 (17.39%) NUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) The Grinder
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (17.39%) Ninject
4 4 (17.39%) Spring.NET
4 4 (17.39%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (17.39%) WCF
4 4 (17.39%) WinForms
4 4 (17.39%) WPF
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (17.39%) Kanban
3 4 (17.39%) MVVM
3 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Physics
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) AWK
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds