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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 79 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 22 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 2.08% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.17% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
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
1261 1384 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.46% 96.18% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 776 900 734
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
6 9 (21.95%) PMI
6 9 (21.95%) PMI Certification
6 9 (21.95%) Niku
6 9 (21.95%) RUP
6 9 (21.95%) Perl
6 9 (21.95%) MS Project
6 9 (21.95%) Waterfall
6 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
7 8 (19.51%) Java
7 8 (19.51%) Python
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.51%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.07%) C#
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 6 (14.63%) HTML
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.63%) CSS
9 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
9 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
10 5 (12.20%) Cyber Security
10 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) SMTP
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Firebug
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Moq
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) Ajax
4 4 (9.76%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
6 2 (4.88%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.88%) JSON
6 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Fluent NHibernate
7 1 (2.44%) CSS3
7 1 (2.44%) WebSockets
7 1 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.44%) AutoMapper
7 1 (2.44%) Lucene.Net
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) PMI
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
3 12 (29.27%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) RUP
4 9 (21.95%) Waterfall
4 9 (21.95%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.20%) Cyber Security
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 3 (7.32%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
9 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Perl
2 8 (19.51%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.20%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Lisp
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) PMI Certification
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) CISSP
3 5 (12.20%) CISA
4 2 (4.88%) PhD
5 1 (2.44%) HND
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) NFS
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Niku
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
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