The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 72 87 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 30 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 1.72% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.79% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 11
Average salary £31,250 £26,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.19% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
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
1307 1560 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.33% 95.59% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 791 998 596
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Junior
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Junior Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Junior
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (45.10%) Banking
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Project Management
4 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) CSS
6 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 12 (23.53%) HTML
7 11 (21.57%) Ajax
7 11 (21.57%) Python
7 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
8 10 (19.61%) Perl
8 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
8 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
8 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
9 9 (17.65%) MS Project
9 9 (17.65%) Linux
9 9 (17.65%) RUP
9 9 (17.65%) Niku
9 9 (17.65%) PMI
9 9 (17.65%) PMI Certification
10 7 (13.73%) Java
10 7 (13.73%) C#
10 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
10 7 (13.73%) QA
10 7 (13.73%) Android
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
11 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (7.84%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.84%) SAS
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) SSL
2 3 (5.88%) SMTP
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
2 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Firebug
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 23 (45.10%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 3 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) CSS
2 12 (23.53%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) Ajax
4 6 (11.76%) .NET
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.84%) jQuery
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.88%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.92%) Web Services
7 2 (3.92%) XML
7 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) Fluent NHibernate
8 1 (1.96%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.96%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.96%) AutoMapper
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.96%) Lucene.Net
8 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) PMI
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
4 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
4 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
5 9 (17.65%) RUP
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Cyber Security
8 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) Information Security
8 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.84%) MVC
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.57%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) Perl
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) C#
5 7 (13.73%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.80%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.84%) Lisp
8 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) PMI Certification
2 5 (9.80%) CISA
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CISSP
3 4 (7.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) NFS
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Niku
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
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