The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 102 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2750 2189 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.58% 2.20% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.33% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 1958 2208
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in England

Junior
Salary Trend in England

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

Junior Salary Trend in England

Junior
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in England

Junior
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 1052 £31,250 +4.16% 139
South East -1 559 £26,500 +6.00% 52
East of England +22 249 £25,000 - 25
Yorkshire +41 214 £23,000 +2.22% 27
North West -13 202 £23,500 -2.08% 39
South West 0 184 £23,500 +4.44% 25
West Midlands +42 172 £23,000 -8.00% 18
East Midlands +17 93 £24,500 -9.25% 12
North East -2 25 £24,000 +7.26% 5
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1720 (31.36%) C#
2 1718 (31.32%) .NET
3 1693 (30.87%) Degree
4 1558 (28.40%) SQL
5 1505 (27.44%) HTML
6 1445 (26.34%) JavaScript
7 1296 (23.63%) SQL Server
8 1254 (22.86%) CSS
9 1144 (20.86%) Finance
10 1088 (19.84%) ASP.NET
11 1078 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
12 961 (17.52%) Computer Science
13 884 (16.12%) Java
14 878 (16.01%) Microsoft
15 751 (13.69%) jQuery
16 749 (13.66%) MVC
17 727 (13.25%) Windows
18 575 (10.48%) Linux
19 572 (10.43%) OO
20 543 (9.90%) Software Engineering
21 536 (9.77%) PHP
22 514 (9.37%) MS Excel
23 461 (8.40%) C++
24 447 (8.15%) .NET Framework
25 434 (7.91%) Scrum
26 416 (7.58%) MySQL
27 412 (7.51%) TDD
28 406 (7.40%) Oracle
29 400 (7.29%) HTML5
30 394 (7.18%) XML

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 185 (3.37%) IIS
2 171 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 154 (2.81%) CMS
4 119 (2.17%) WordPress
5 87 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 84 (1.53%) Apache
7 71 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 69 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 63 (1.15%) Umbraco
10 55 (1.00%) Node.js
11 43 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 39 (0.71%) Drupal
13 31 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 30 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
15 29 (0.53%) Confluence
16 26 (0.47%) Joomla!
17 23 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (0.38%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
19 20 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 514 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 270 (4.92%) MS Office
3 202 (3.68%) Photoshop
4 111 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 56 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (0.82%) MS Project
7 30 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 24 (0.44%) InDesign
9 13 (0.24%) XMetaL
10 12 (0.22%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.18%) FrameMaker
12 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.11%) RoboHelp
15 4 (0.073%) Mingle
16 2 (0.036%) Solid Edge
16 2 (0.036%) MicroStation
16 2 (0.036%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 60 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 36 (0.66%) Magento
4 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 11 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
10 8 (0.15%) SunGard APT
10 8 (0.15%) Sage 1000
10 8 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
10 8 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
10 8 (0.15%) HFM
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.13%) SAP R/3
11 7 (0.13%) WebTrends
12 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 95 (1.73%) SaaS
2 34 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.49%) Office 365
3 27 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.38%) GitHub
5 11 (0.20%) Force.com
6 7 (0.13%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.11%) MailChimp
7 6 (0.11%) IaaS
8 5 (0.091%) PaaS
9 4 (0.073%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.055%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.036%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.036%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 171 (3.12%) Internet
2 106 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 76 (1.39%) DNS
4 64 (1.17%) Firewall
5 52 (0.95%) Intranet
6 48 (0.88%) DHCP
7 44 (0.80%) HTTP
8 39 (0.71%) WAN
9 37 (0.67%) FTP
10 35 (0.64%) SAN
11 34 (0.62%) LAN
12 30 (0.55%) VPN
13 29 (0.53%) Network Security
14 28 (0.51%) Wireless
15 26 (0.47%) LTE
16 23 (0.42%) MPLS
17 22 (0.40%) 3G
18 17 (0.31%) VoIP
19 16 (0.29%) IP Telephony
19 16 (0.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1296 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 416 (7.58%) MySQL
3 208 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 207 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 190 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 165 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 94 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 81 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 72 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 68 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 65 (1.19%) Big Data
13 61 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 52 (0.95%) MongoDB
15 49 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
16 47 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
17 46 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
18 31 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (0.49%) NoSQL
19 27 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 265 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 194 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 152 (2.77%) NUnit
4 143 (2.61%) Subversion
5 138 (2.52%) Moq
6 123 (2.24%) Rhino Mocks
7 78 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 74 (1.35%) Selenium
9 68 (1.24%) JIRA
9 68 (1.24%) MSTest
10 67 (1.22%) Maven
11 65 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 63 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 62 (1.13%) JUnit
14 58 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 47 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
16 41 (0.75%) Ant
16 41 (0.75%) Jenkins
17 38 (0.69%) ReSharper
18 37 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1144 (20.86%) Finance
2 294 (5.36%) Banking
3 273 (4.98%) Marketing
4 224 (4.08%) Retail
5 217 (3.96%) Games
6 200 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 136 (2.48%) Advertising
8 128 (2.33%) Front Office
9 95 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 73 (1.33%) Electronics
11 69 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 66 (1.20%) Legal
13 59 (1.08%) Back Office
14 55 (1.00%) Law
15 40 (0.73%) French Language
16 32 (0.58%) Publishing
16 32 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 31 (0.57%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.49%) Local Government
19 26 (0.47%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1718 (31.32%) .NET
2 1505 (27.44%) HTML
3 1254 (22.86%) CSS
4 1088 (19.84%) ASP.NET
5 751 (13.69%) jQuery
6 447 (8.15%) .NET Framework
7 400 (7.29%) HTML5
8 394 (7.18%) XML
9 379 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 350 (6.38%) Web Services
11 298 (5.43%) CSS3
12 279 (5.09%) WCF
13 243 (4.43%) WPF
14 228 (4.16%) WinForms
15 191 (3.48%) Ajax
16 157 (2.86%) Spring
17 155 (2.83%) J2EE
18 138 (2.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 124 (2.26%) LINQ
20 123 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 961 (17.52%) Computer Science
2 306 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (3.72%) Mathematics
4 203 (3.70%) User Experience
5 148 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 137 (2.50%) Open Source
7 130 (2.37%) Hedge funds
8 85 (1.55%) Physics
9 77 (1.40%) Derivative
10 74 (1.35%) Digital Media
11 71 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 69 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 68 (1.24%) Social Media
14 48 (0.88%) Management Information System
15 47 (0.86%) Equities
16 45 (0.82%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.67%) Statistics
18 36 (0.66%) Visualisation
19 35 (0.64%) NHS
19 35 (0.64%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 727 (13.25%) Windows
2 575 (10.48%) Linux
3 271 (4.94%) UNIX
4 123 (2.24%) Android
5 112 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 107 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 106 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (1.13%) Solaris
10 53 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 52 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 43 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 37 (0.67%) Debian
15 34 (0.62%) CentOS
16 28 (0.51%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.44%) AIX
18 14 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1078 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
2 749 (13.66%) MVC
3 572 (10.43%) OO
4 543 (9.90%) Software Engineering
5 434 (7.91%) Scrum
6 412 (7.51%) TDD
7 300 (5.47%) E-Commerce
8 286 (5.21%) Project Management
9 273 (4.98%) Web Development
10 243 (4.43%) OOP
11 213 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
12 180 (3.28%) BDD
13 178 (3.25%) Unit Testing
14 170 (3.10%) Web Application Development
15 169 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
16 164 (2.99%) CRM
16 164 (2.99%) ITIL
17 142 (2.59%) Analytics
18 138 (2.52%) PRINCE2
19 135 (2.46%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1720 (31.36%) C#
2 1558 (28.40%) SQL
3 1445 (26.34%) JavaScript
4 884 (16.12%) Java
5 536 (9.77%) PHP
6 461 (8.40%) C++
7 372 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 300 (5.47%) T-SQL
9 280 (5.10%) Python
10 213 (3.88%) C
11 184 (3.35%) VB
12 142 (2.59%) Perl
13 140 (2.55%) VBA
14 130 (2.37%) Ruby
15 93 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 74 (1.35%) PowerShell
17 57 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 57 (1.04%) Shell Script
18 38 (0.69%) ActionScript
19 32 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1693 (30.87%) Degree
2 121 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (1.88%) ISEB
4 82 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 63 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (1.15%) MCP
6 60 (1.09%) CCNA
7 51 (0.93%) MCTS
8 47 (0.86%) MCSD
8 47 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 44 (0.80%) MCAD
10 39 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 38 (0.69%) PhD
12 35 (0.64%) ISTQB
13 32 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 23 (0.42%) MCITP
15 22 (0.40%) MCSE
16 19 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
17 18 (0.33%) CISSP
18 17 (0.31%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (4.59%) QA
2 43 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 38 (0.69%) SLA
4 34 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.091%) COBIT
7 3 (0.055%) COREP
7 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.036%) Basel III
8 2 (0.036%) FINREP
8 2 (0.036%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.018%) Basel II
9 1 (0.018%) WCAG
9 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 185 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 70 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 17 (0.31%) vSphere
6 15 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.22%) XenApp
9 9 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.11%) Xen
12 5 (0.091%) NFS
13 4 (0.073%) Docker
13 4 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.055%) Samba
14 3 (0.055%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.055%) Squid
14 3 (0.055%) KVM
14 3 (0.055%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 47 (0.86%) Puppet
2 27 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (0.42%) SCOM
4 20 (0.36%) SCCM
5 18 (0.33%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.24%) Nagios
7 12 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.11%) CFEngine
10 6 (0.11%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.091%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 4 (0.073%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.073%) Opsview
12 4 (0.073%) Cacti
12 4 (0.073%) Munin
13 3 (0.055%) MIMEsweeper
13 3 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 878 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 406 (7.40%) Oracle
3 154 (2.81%) Adobe
4 112 (2.04%) VMware
5 94 (1.71%) SAP
6 82 (1.49%) Google
7 79 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 68 (1.24%) Cisco
9 67 (1.22%) HP
10 65 (1.19%) IBM
11 47 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 43 (0.78%) Citrix
13 40 (0.73%) Zend
13 40 (0.73%) Cognos
14 37 (0.67%) JBoss
15 31 (0.57%) Sitecore
16 30 (0.55%) Hyperion
17 29 (0.53%) Twitter
18 28 (0.51%) Sybase
18 28 (0.51%) Apple
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