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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 76 53 82
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 34 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.45% 3.84% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 4.06% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 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 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £30,000 £34,100
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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 27 (46.55%) Java
3 25 (43.10%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
6 14 (24.14%) OO
7 13 (22.41%) C#
8 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 10 (17.24%) Scrum
9 10 (17.24%) Selenium
9 10 (17.24%) jQuery
10 9 (15.52%) C++
10 9 (15.52%) HTML
10 9 (15.52%) Linux
10 9 (15.52%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) MS Office
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.79%) JMeter
11 8 (13.79%) QA
11 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
12 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.07%) PHP
12 7 (12.07%) CSS
12 7 (12.07%) OOP
12 7 (12.07%) Windows
13 6 (10.34%) SOAP
13 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.34%) CRM
13 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.72%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.72%) Heroku
3 1 (1.72%) Engine Yard
3 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Selenium
2 8 (13.79%) JMeter
2 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) Maven
4 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) jQuery
2 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 7 (12.07%) CSS
4 6 (10.34%) SOAP
5 5 (8.62%) HTML5
5 5 (8.62%) .NET
6 3 (5.17%) J2EE
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.17%) LAMP
6 3 (5.17%) REST
6 3 (5.17%) CSS3
7 2 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.45%) LINQ
8 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.72%) Spring
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) GIS
5 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.45%) Android
5 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) OO
3 10 (17.24%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) OOP
5 6 (10.34%) CRM
5 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Web Development
7 4 (6.90%) Web Testing
7 4 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) Kanban
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.17%) Open Source
8 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.45%) Business Development
9 2 (3.45%) Numerical Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Data Management
9 2 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) SQL
3 13 (22.41%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.52%) C++
6 7 (12.07%) PHP
7 5 (8.62%) Python
8 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) F#
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
10 1 (1.72%) Go
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) Erlang
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) CCNA
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) CCNP
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) SunGard
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Juniper
5 1 (1.72%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.72%) Nimble Storage
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