The median annual salary for a Junior was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 49 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 17 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.11% 1.47% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 1.50% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 21
Median salary £33,250 £31,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.25% +37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £22,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

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 531 466 542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.25% 97.90% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 440 402 400
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Watford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Apache
3 10 (35.71%) Unix
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) MySQL
5 8 (28.57%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) SAN
5 8 (28.57%) SMTP
5 8 (28.57%) Nagios
5 8 (28.57%) IMAP
5 8 (28.57%) Korn
5 8 (28.57%) VLAN
5 8 (28.57%) SCOM
5 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 8 (28.57%) CentOS
5 8 (28.57%) NAS
5 8 (28.57%) XenServer
5 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 8 (28.57%) Puppet
5 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (28.57%) KVM
5 8 (28.57%) Ansible
5 8 (28.57%) DevOps
5 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis

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 11 (39.29%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) IMAP
1 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 8 (28.57%) NAS
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
1 8 (28.57%) SMTP
1 8 (28.57%) VLAN
2 5 (17.86%) Wireless
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (7.14%) SSH
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JMeter
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.57%) The Grinder
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Fintech
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Unix
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) CentOS
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
7 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) B2B
4 2 (7.14%) B2C
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 8 (28.57%) Korn
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
4 2 (7.14%) C-shell
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) AWK
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) KVM
2 8 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
1 8 (28.57%) Nagios
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
1 8 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) BMC
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Thales
3 2 (7.14%) VocaLink
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago