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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 92 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.57% 3.29% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 3.44% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 21
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1015 1104 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.75% 95.58% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 893 958 932
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
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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 -3 2 £22,500 +4.65%
Luton +1 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £30,000 -
Junior
East of England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) PHP
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) WordPress
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) Sass
6 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (19.05%) User Experience
6 4 (19.05%) Adobe
6 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
6 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (19.05%) OOP
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) Danish Language
8 2 (9.52%) French Language

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) Photoshop
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Essbase
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Danish Language
1 2 (9.52%) French Language
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 5 (23.81%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) CSS3
2 5 (23.81%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) Sass
3 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) OpenVMS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Web Development
2 4 (19.05%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Scrum
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Adobe
2 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) SAP