The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 15 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 25 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.44% 2.33% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.97% 2.36% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 3
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 212 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 96.24% 98.60% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 159 187 122
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Junior
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Colchester region.

Junior Salary Trend in Colchester

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 19 (61.29%) C#
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 18 (58.06%) VB.NET
2 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET
3 16 (51.61%) jQuery
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
5 11 (35.48%) User Experience
6 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
6 8 (25.81%) Service Management
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.90%) Web Design
10 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (6.45%) MVC
10 2 (6.45%) Electronics
10 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
10 2 (6.45%) Intel
10 2 (6.45%) Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 2 (6.45%) Logistics
10 2 (6.45%) HTML5
10 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (6.45%) Mobile App

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) jMock
2 1 (3.23%) Mockito
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.45%) Electronics
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) ASP.NET
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 16 (51.61%) jQuery
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) Struts
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) WinForms
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) User Experience
2 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Service Management
2 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (12.90%) Web Design
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
4 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Android Development
5 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 18 (58.06%) VB.NET
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Intel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft