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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 96 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 7 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.83% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £26,500 £22,750 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.48% -11.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £21,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,000 £27,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
1435 1146 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 95.02% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 939 715 812
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Junior Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 14 (56.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 6 (24.00%) XSLT
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) JUnit
8 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) JSF
8 5 (20.00%) Java EE
8 5 (20.00%) TestNG
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) J2EE
10 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
11 2 (8.00%) C++
11 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (8.00%) Linux

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) NewSQL
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JUnit
1 5 (20.00%) TestNG
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (4.00%) ProC
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) XML
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) XSLT
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) JSF
5 5 (20.00%) Java EE
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 2 (8.00%) WPF
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 2 (8.00%) RESTful
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) BlazeDS
8 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
8 1 (4.00%) WCF
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) COBOL
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Zend