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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 51 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 57 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.05% 3.06% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 3.24% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 39
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,300 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,900
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
1330 1729 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.53% 94.38% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1348 1295
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (61.04%) Degree
2 34 (44.16%) Java
3 29 (37.66%) SQL
4 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.17%) C#
6 19 (24.68%) Scrum
6 19 (24.68%) QA
6 19 (24.68%) Selenium
7 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
7 18 (23.38%) C++
8 17 (22.08%) JMeter
8 17 (22.08%) SoapUI
9 16 (20.78%) OO
9 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.88%) Windows
11 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
11 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
12 11 (14.29%) TDD
12 11 (14.29%) SOAP
12 11 (14.29%) Web Services
13 9 (11.69%) OOP
13 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
13 9 (11.69%) Web Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
13 9 (11.69%) User Experience
14 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.39%) MS Office
15 7 (9.09%) Linux
15 7 (9.09%) jQuery

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (7.79%) Lync
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Teamcenter
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.30%) Heroku
4 1 (1.30%) Engine Yard
4 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Selenium
2 17 (22.08%) JMeter
2 17 (22.08%) SoapUI
3 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) Maven
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Front Office
2 3 (3.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) SOAP
1 11 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (9.09%) jQuery
3 6 (7.79%) HTML
3 6 (7.79%) .NET
4 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 4 (5.19%) Apache Flex
6 3 (3.90%) REST
6 3 (3.90%) J2EE
7 2 (2.60%) CSS3
7 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (2.60%) LINQ
7 2 (2.60%) HTML5
8 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.30%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.30%) LAMP
8 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.69%) User Experience
3 6 (7.79%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.60%) GIS
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Scrum
3 16 (20.78%) OO
4 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
5 11 (14.29%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) Web Testing
6 9 (11.69%) OOP
6 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) MVC
8 6 (7.79%) CRM
8 6 (7.79%) Kanban
9 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.90%) DevOps
10 3 (3.90%) Business Development
10 3 (3.90%) Refactoring
10 3 (3.90%) Numerical Analysis
11 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) Java
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 24 (31.17%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) C++
5 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) PHP
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.60%) F#
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) MCSE
2 2 (2.60%) CCNA
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) SunGard
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Juniper
5 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.30%) Nimble Storage
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