The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 101 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 5 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.58% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%
Junior Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Lucene
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Advertising
8 1 (9.09%) Games
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Firebug
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Moq
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) Lucene
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) JPA
6 1 (9.09%) Cairngorm
6 1 (9.09%) PureMVC
6 1 (9.09%) BlazeDS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Fluent NHibernate
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
1 2 (18.18%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle