The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 62 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 21 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.74% 2.90% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.01% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 5
Average salary £21,500 £23,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% -14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 698 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 95.69% 96.28% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 589 585 433
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,300 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Junior
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Junior Salary Trend in Dorset

Junior
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -13 12 £21,500 -8.51%
Ferndown - 3 £22,500 -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Junior
South West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 29 (67.44%) Degree
2 22 (51.16%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
3 18 (41.86%) C++
3 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
4 15 (34.88%) .NET
4 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
6 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
6 12 (27.91%) CSS
7 11 (25.58%) HTML
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (23.26%) UNIX
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) MVC
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.60%) C
10 8 (18.60%) Java
10 8 (18.60%) SQL
10 8 (18.60%) Electronics
10 8 (18.60%) jQuery
11 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) Pair Programming
11 7 (16.28%) NHibernate
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.63%) Scrum
13 4 (9.30%) OOP
13 4 (9.30%) OO

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) NUnit
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
1 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
2 12 (27.91%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (18.60%) jQuery
5 7 (16.28%) NHibernate
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.98%) Ajax
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) HTML5
9 1 (2.33%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.33%) WCF
9 1 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.33%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) UNIX
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.26%) MVC
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Pair Programming
5 5 (11.63%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) OOP
6 4 (9.30%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.33%) RUP
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) SOA
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) C
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft