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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 67 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 55 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.05% 2.65% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 2.82% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 43
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1708 1488 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.57% 93.88% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1305 1644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Junior
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Junior Salary Trend in Cambridge

Junior
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 42 (29.58%) Degree
2 39 (27.46%) Finance
3 36 (25.35%) Computer Science
4 34 (23.94%) .NET
5 32 (22.54%) SQL
6 29 (20.42%) Windows
7 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
7 28 (19.72%) Scrum
8 27 (19.01%) Java
9 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
10 24 (16.90%) C#
11 23 (16.20%) C++
11 23 (16.20%) VB.NET
11 23 (16.20%) .NET Framework
12 21 (14.79%) TDD
12 21 (14.79%) Linux
13 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
13 20 (14.08%) WinForms
13 20 (14.08%) MVC
14 19 (13.38%) Internet
14 19 (13.38%) WPF
14 19 (13.38%) MSTest
14 19 (13.38%) Web Application Development
15 18 (12.68%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (12.68%) Unity DI Container
15 18 (12.68%) Castle Windsor
15 18 (12.68%) Ninject
15 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (12.68%) Dependency Injection

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (3.52%) Apache
2 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Office
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.41%) Acrobat
1 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.41%) FrameMaker
1 2 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.41%) InDesign
2 1 (0.70%) MS Project
2 1 (0.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) SunGard APT
2 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.11%) 3G
2 3 (2.11%) HTTP
2 3 (2.11%) Wireless
3 2 (1.41%) LTE
3 2 (1.41%) VoIP
3 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.41%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.41%) PSTN
4 1 (0.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) SMPP
4 1 (0.70%) Extranet
4 1 (0.70%) 4G
4 1 (0.70%) 2G
4 1 (0.70%) RNC
4 1 (0.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) MySQL
2 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MSTest
2 18 (12.68%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (12.68%) Moq
2 18 (12.68%) NUnit
3 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.11%) Subversion
6 2 (1.41%) Maven
6 2 (1.41%) CMake
6 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.41%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.41%) Ant
6 2 (1.41%) Hudson
7 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.70%) JUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Grunt
7 1 (0.70%) QUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (27.46%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.04%) Electronics
4 8 (5.63%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.23%) Retail
6 3 (2.11%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.94%) .NET
2 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
3 23 (16.20%) .NET Framework
4 20 (14.08%) WinForms
5 19 (13.38%) WPF
6 18 (12.68%) WCF
6 18 (12.68%) Spring.NET
6 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (12.68%) Castle Windsor
6 18 (12.68%) Ninject
6 18 (12.68%) Razor View Engine
6 18 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 18 (12.68%) Unity DI Container
7 17 (11.97%) HTML
8 12 (8.45%) CSS
9 9 (6.34%) LAMP
10 6 (4.23%) jQuery
10 6 (4.23%) J2EE
11 5 (3.52%) ADO.NET
12 4 (2.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.68%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (7.04%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.34%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.52%) Physics
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.11%) VHDL
7 2 (1.41%) Verilog
7 2 (1.41%) DTV
7 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.41%) Open Source
7 2 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.42%) Windows
2 21 (14.79%) Linux
3 15 (10.56%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) Solaris
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.72%) Scrum
2 21 (14.79%) TDD
3 20 (14.08%) MVC
4 19 (13.38%) Web Application Development
5 18 (12.68%) MVVM
5 18 (12.68%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (12.68%) OO
5 18 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.68%) Kanban
6 15 (10.56%) Software Engineering
7 11 (7.75%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (7.75%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.04%) Monte Carlo Method
8 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.04%) Analytics
9 9 (6.34%) Web Development
10 7 (4.93%) Project Management
10 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.93%) RAD
10 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.54%) SQL
2 27 (19.01%) Java
3 24 (16.90%) C#
4 23 (16.20%) C++
4 23 (16.20%) VB.NET
5 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 18 (12.68%) VB
7 16 (11.27%) Python
8 15 (10.56%) PHP
9 9 (6.34%) C
10 5 (3.52%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.52%) PHP5
11 4 (2.82%) Perl
12 3 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.11%) Scala
13 2 (1.41%) F#
13 2 (1.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.70%) XAML
14 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Degree
2 14 (9.86%) CCNA
2 14 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.75%) PhD
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) QA
2 6 (4.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) SunGard
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 4 (2.82%) Sybase
5 3 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe
6 2 (1.41%) Sun
6 2 (1.41%) MKS
6 2 (1.41%) Perforce
7 1 (0.70%) Sencha
7 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
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