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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 86 46 91
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 22 86 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.50% 4.80% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 5.05% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 67 33
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,700 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £30,500 £34,000
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
1417 1703 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.72% 94.98% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1464 1658
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 26 (33.77%) Degree
3 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.68%) HTML
4 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.38%) CSS
6 17 (22.08%) Java
6 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
6 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
6 17 (22.08%) jQuery
7 14 (18.18%) HTML5
8 13 (16.88%) C#
8 13 (16.88%) Windows
9 12 (15.58%) .NET
9 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.29%) PHP
10 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
11 10 (12.99%) OO
11 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (12.99%) TDD
11 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (11.69%) UNIX
13 8 (10.39%) Linux
13 8 (10.39%) MVC
13 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.39%) Project Management
13 8 (10.39%) WorldPay

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (2.60%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) Calabash
4 3 (3.90%) WatiN
4 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
4 3 (3.90%) NUnit
4 3 (3.90%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Military
2 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) HTML
2 18 (23.38%) CSS
3 17 (22.08%) jQuery
4 14 (18.18%) HTML5
5 12 (15.58%) .NET
6 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.09%) CSS3
8 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.90%) Java SE
10 3 (3.90%) LAMP
11 2 (2.60%) Web Services
11 2 (2.60%) J2EE
11 2 (2.60%) REST
12 1 (1.30%) iOS SDK
12 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.30%) Android SDK
12 1 (1.30%) LINQ
12 1 (1.30%) Spring
12 1 (1.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.90%) Chemistry
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) UNIX
3 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) Android
3 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.99%) OO
3 10 (12.99%) TDD
4 8 (10.39%) MVC
4 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.39%) Project Management
5 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.79%) Scrum
6 5 (6.49%) Web Development
6 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.19%) OOP
8 3 (3.90%) Computer Architecture
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (3.90%) Manual Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Kanban
8 3 (3.90%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (3.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 13 (16.88%) C#
5 11 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (5.19%) C
6 4 (5.19%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) Scala
8 1 (1.30%) F#
8 1 (1.30%) Erlang
8 1 (1.30%) Go
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.39%) WorldPay
2 3 (3.90%) Google
2 3 (3.90%) VMware
2 3 (3.90%) Nokia
3 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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