The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 70 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 14 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.54% 0.60% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.62% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 15
Average salary £27,500 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%
Junior
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
856 961 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.86% 96.78% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 771 844 1029
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Junior Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Junior
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 5 £27,500 +27.90% 1
Luton +10 2 £24,000 -
Junior
East of England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 34 (52.31%) Degree
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
4 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
5 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle
6 13 (20.00%) XML
6 13 (20.00%) 3G
6 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (20.00%) 2G
6 13 (20.00%) LTE
6 13 (20.00%) XMetaL
7 12 (18.46%) System Testing
8 11 (16.92%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (12.31%) Windows
9 8 (12.31%) User Experience
10 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
10 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
10 6 (9.23%) Nintex
10 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.69%) ITIL
11 5 (7.69%) .NET
11 5 (7.69%) C#
12 4 (6.15%) Project Management
12 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.00%) XMetaL
3 11 (16.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) 3G
1 13 (20.00%) 2G
1 13 (20.00%) LTE
2 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.08%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) System Testing
2 5 (7.69%) ITIL
2 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
4 3 (4.62%) ERP
4 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.54%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.54%) CAD
6 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.54%) Change Management
6 1 (1.54%) Migration
6 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) Perl
4 3 (4.62%) PHP
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.62%) VB
4 3 (4.62%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.54%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) CCNA
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Nintex
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27500 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago