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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 88 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 22 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 2.18% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.27% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 12
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +11.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £34,750
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
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
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 £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (39.58%) HTML
1 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
2 17 (35.42%) Degree
3 16 (33.33%) CSS
4 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 13 (27.08%) Banking
6 12 (25.00%) QA
6 12 (25.00%) Finance
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.92%) Java
7 11 (22.92%) C#
7 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.83%) Android
8 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
9 9 (18.75%) Ajax
10 8 (16.67%) jQuery
10 8 (16.67%) .NET
10 8 (16.67%) Project Management
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.50%) HTML5
12 6 (12.50%) Python
13 5 (10.42%) OO
13 5 (10.42%) Linux
13 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
13 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.42%) CSS3
13 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Banking
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Local Government
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) Ajax
4 8 (16.67%) jQuery
4 8 (16.67%) .NET
5 6 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (10.42%) CSS3
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
8 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.08%) Flash
9 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Android
1 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) OO
5 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) C#
3 11 (22.92%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) Lisp
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) CISSP
2 4 (8.33%) CISA
3 3 (6.25%) PhD
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Splunk
3 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
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