Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,622 in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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

Junior
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 42 41
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 33 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 14.29% 1.49% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.21% 1.53% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 9
West Wales median annual salary £28,622 £22,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.10% +7.32% +13.89%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,825 £19,250
90th Percentile £37,367 £34,049 £24,450
Wales median annual salary £28,622 £24,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +18.03% -3.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Permanent vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 217 262 182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 97.40% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 190 244 168
West Wales median annual salary £37,434 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.42% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,649 £54,844 £56,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +7.14%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in West Wales

Junior
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Junior in West Wales

Junior
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in West Wales over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior in West Wales

Junior
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Swansea +27 33 £28,622 +30.10% 3
Junior
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 West Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 22 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 22 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (36.36%) QA
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) OOP
6 12 (36.36%) OO
6 12 (36.36%) Unix
7 7 (21.21%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
9 5 (15.15%) C++
10 4 (12.12%) Ruby
10 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.12%) Python
10 4 (12.12%) Linux
10 4 (12.12%) DevOps
11 3 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (9.09%) Ansible
11 3 (9.09%) Storage Management
11 3 (9.09%) Serverless
11 3 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
1 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) React
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) BBC
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Fedora
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 22 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 22 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) OO
3 12 (36.36%) OOP
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Storage Management
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Sony
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Yahoo!