The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 39 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.74% 1.04% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.08% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
281 371 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.23% 96.36% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 219 337 253
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Junior
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Junior Salary Trend in Bedford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (42.86%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Nintex
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) IaaS

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
2 2 (14.29%) Nintex
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft