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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 71 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 35 79 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.41% 4.70% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 4.92% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 66 44
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £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
1410 1605 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.54% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1409 1609
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 March 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 45 (52.94%) SQL
2 29 (34.12%) Degree
3 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.06%) HTML
4 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.06%) CSS
5 21 (24.71%) C#
6 20 (23.53%) jQuery
7 19 (22.35%) Java
7 19 (22.35%) .NET
8 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
9 17 (20.00%) HTML5
10 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
10 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.47%) Windows
12 13 (15.29%) OO
12 13 (15.29%) UNIX
12 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
12 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.94%) Mathematics
13 11 (12.94%) PHP
14 10 (11.76%) TDD
14 10 (11.76%) Android
14 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
14 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (10.59%) Mobile App
15 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (10.59%) Web Development
15 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (9.41%) MVC

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) Node.js
2 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) MRTG
3 2 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.06%) MySQL
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) Calabash
4 3 (3.53%) LabVIEW
4 3 (3.53%) NUnit
4 3 (3.53%) WatiN
4 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.35%) Maven
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Electronics
3 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.71%) Military
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) HTML
1 23 (27.06%) CSS
2 20 (23.53%) jQuery
3 19 (22.35%) .NET
4 17 (20.00%) HTML5
5 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.41%) CSS3
7 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.71%) REST
9 3 (3.53%) Web Services
9 3 (3.53%) LAMP
9 3 (3.53%) Java SE
10 2 (2.35%) J2EE
10 2 (2.35%) SOAP
11 1 (1.18%) JSON
11 1 (1.18%) WCF
11 1 (1.18%) XML
11 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.94%) Mathematics
3 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.59%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.71%) Open Source
6 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.53%) Chemistry
7 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.18%) NHS
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) UNIX
3 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.76%) Android
4 7 (8.24%) Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.29%) OO
2 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
3 10 (11.76%) TDD
4 9 (10.59%) Web Development
5 8 (9.41%) MVC
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.24%) Project Management
7 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Scrum
8 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.53%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.53%) Kanban
9 3 (3.53%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (3.53%) Computer Architecture
9 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.53%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.53%) Android Development
9 3 (3.53%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.94%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.71%) C#
4 19 (22.35%) Java
5 11 (12.94%) PHP
6 5 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) C
7 4 (4.71%) C++
8 3 (3.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) Golang
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) ISEB
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Munin
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Nokia
2 3 (3.53%) VMware
2 3 (3.53%) Google
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Facebook
3 2 (2.35%) Twitter
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
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