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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 67 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 49 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.77% 2.87% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.02% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 43
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,300 £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
1684 1489 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1298 1724
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 £52,000 £57,500
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 22 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 38 (29.46%) Degree
2 37 (28.68%) Finance
3 36 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (25.58%) Computer Science
5 32 (24.81%) SQL
6 31 (24.03%) .NET
6 31 (24.03%) Telecoms
7 25 (19.38%) Java
7 25 (19.38%) Windows
8 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
8 23 (17.83%) Scrum
9 21 (16.28%) C#
10 20 (15.50%) VB.NET
10 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
11 19 (14.73%) Linux
12 18 (13.95%) C++
12 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.95%) TDD
13 17 (13.18%) WinForms
13 17 (13.18%) MVC
14 16 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (12.40%) Internet
14 16 (12.40%) UNIX
14 16 (12.40%) Python
14 16 (12.40%) CCNA
14 16 (12.40%) Web Application Development
15 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (11.63%) Razor View Engine
15 15 (11.63%) Unity DI Container
15 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (2.33%) Apache
1 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.55%) Acrobat
1 2 (1.55%) MS Office
1 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.55%) InDesign
1 2 (1.55%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SunGard APT
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) Internet
2 3 (2.33%) 3G
2 3 (2.33%) Wireless
2 3 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.55%) PSTN
3 2 (1.55%) VoIP
3 2 (1.55%) LTE
4 1 (0.78%) RNC
4 1 (0.78%) 4G
4 1 (0.78%) Extranet
4 1 (0.78%) 2G
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) MySQL
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (11.63%) MSTest
1 15 (11.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (11.63%) Moq
1 15 (11.63%) NUnit
2 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.33%) Subversion
5 2 (1.55%) Ant
5 2 (1.55%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.55%) CMake
5 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.55%) Hudson
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) QUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.78%) Grunt
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 31 (24.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.20%) Electronics
4 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Games
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) .NET
2 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
3 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
4 17 (13.18%) WinForms
5 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (11.63%) Razor View Engine
5 15 (11.63%) Unity DI Container
5 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (11.63%) Castle Windsor
5 15 (11.63%) Ninject
5 15 (11.63%) WCF
5 15 (11.63%) WPF
5 15 (11.63%) Spring.NET
5 15 (11.63%) HTML
6 10 (7.75%) CSS
7 9 (6.98%) LAMP
8 7 (5.43%) jQuery
9 6 (4.65%) J2EE
10 5 (3.88%) ADO.NET
11 4 (3.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.63%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.43%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.88%) Physics
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.55%) DTV
8 2 (1.55%) Social Media
8 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.55%) Open Source
8 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.78%) VHDL
9 1 (0.78%) Verilog
9 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.38%) Windows
2 19 (14.73%) Linux
3 16 (12.40%) UNIX
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.83%) Scrum
3 18 (13.95%) TDD
4 17 (13.18%) MVC
5 16 (12.40%) Web Application Development
6 15 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (11.63%) MVVM
6 15 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.63%) Kanban
6 15 (11.63%) OO
7 10 (7.75%) Web Development
8 8 (6.20%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.20%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (5.43%) Monte Carlo Method
9 7 (5.43%) Analytics
10 6 (4.65%) Computer Architecture
11 5 (3.88%) Project Management
11 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.81%) SQL
2 25 (19.38%) Java
3 21 (16.28%) C#
4 20 (15.50%) VB.NET
5 18 (13.95%) C++
5 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.40%) Python
7 15 (11.63%) VB
8 13 (10.08%) PHP
9 7 (5.43%) C
10 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.10%) Perl
12 3 (2.33%) Scala
12 3 (2.33%) PHP5
13 2 (1.55%) F#
13 2 (1.55%) Ruby
14 1 (0.78%) Groovy
14 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) Degree
2 16 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (12.40%) CCNA
3 7 (5.43%) PhD
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 7 (5.43%) SunGard
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle
4 3 (2.33%) Sybase
4 3 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) Adobe
5 2 (1.55%) Perforce
5 2 (1.55%) MKS
6 1 (0.78%) Sencha
6 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.78%) Sun
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