The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank - 36 41
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 2.26% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.33% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £26,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 258 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.83% 96.99% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 142 197 207
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Junior
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Junior Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Junior
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) Acrobat
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe