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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 32 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.74% 3.16% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 3.31% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +22.22%
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
132 151 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 97.06% 95.57% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 119 124 176
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) WinForms
2 5 (45.45%) Google
2 5 (45.45%) Google Maps API
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) Tandem
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) Social Media
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) WCF

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) WinForms
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
2 5 (45.45%) Google Maps API
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Tandem
3 1 (9.09%) Online Games
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google