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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 69 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 26 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.72% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.81% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 9
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (50.00%) Banking
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) Project Management
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.92%) Ajax
6 11 (22.92%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.75%) MS Project
8 9 (18.75%) RUP
8 9 (18.75%) Python
8 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 9 (18.75%) Niku
8 9 (18.75%) Finance
8 9 (18.75%) PMI
8 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
9 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.67%) QA
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Java
10 7 (14.58%) Perl
10 7 (14.58%) Android
10 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
11 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
11 6 (12.50%) C#
11 6 (12.50%) Linux

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
2 2 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Firebug
General
1 24 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.25%) Games
6 2 (4.17%) Advertising
7 1 (2.08%) Law
7 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) CSS
2 11 (22.92%) Ajax
2 11 (22.92%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) jQuery
4 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) XML
7 1 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) Java EE
7 1 (2.08%) JSON
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.08%) CSS3
7 1 (2.08%) WebSockets
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) PMI
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Android
1 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.75%) RUP
5 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.42%) Information Security
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) Python
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) Perl
5 6 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Lisp
7 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CISSP
2 5 (10.42%) CISA
3 3 (6.25%) PhD
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Niku
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
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Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: benefits
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