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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 83 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 23 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 1.86% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.94% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 15
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £35,000
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
1358 1440 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.78% 95.87% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 891 956 737
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 19 (35.85%) Banking
2 17 (32.08%) Software Testing
3 16 (30.19%) HTML
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.30%) CSS
4 15 (28.30%) Degree
5 14 (26.42%) Finance
6 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
7 12 (22.64%) QA
8 11 (20.75%) Java
9 10 (18.87%) C#
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 9 (16.98%) Python
10 9 (16.98%) Ajax
11 8 (15.09%) Android
11 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
12 7 (13.21%) SDLC
12 7 (13.21%) jQuery
12 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
12 7 (13.21%) Linux
12 7 (13.21%) .NET
12 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
13 6 (11.32%) Retail
13 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
14 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
14 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
14 5 (9.43%) TDD

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Project
3 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SMTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) SSL
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.85%) Banking
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.66%) Games
5 3 (5.66%) Law
6 2 (3.77%) Advertising
7 1 (1.89%) Local Government
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) CSS
3 9 (16.98%) Ajax
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) CSS3
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.89%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.89%) Web Services
9 1 (1.89%) Flash
9 1 (1.89%) LAMP
9 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) PMI
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Android
1 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Software Testing
2 13 (24.53%) Project Management
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
3 7 (13.21%) SDLC
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.43%) Cyber Security
5 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) RUP
6 4 (7.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) Perl
5 5 (9.43%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) Lisp
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) CISA
2 5 (9.43%) CISSP
3 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.66%) PhD
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) NFS
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Niku
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
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