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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 116 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2559 2666 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.51% 2.42% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.56% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2290 2321 2072
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £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
96278 104019 95979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.49% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80462 86063 80776
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 +2 1033 £32,500 +8.33% 123
South East -13 536 £27,500 +1.85% 62
South West +1 179 £25,000 - 48
West Midlands +6 176 £25,500 +4.08% 23
East of England -12 176 £25,000 -5.66% 28
North West -4 167 £22,500 -6.25% 49
Yorkshire -6 146 £23,500 -2.08% 37
East Midlands +36 143 £24,500 -2.00% 33
North East -25 10 £21,500 -8.51% 7
Junior
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Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1796 (33.75%) C#
2 1689 (31.74%) .NET
3 1643 (30.88%) Degree
4 1619 (30.43%) SQL
5 1549 (29.11%) HTML
6 1473 (27.68%) JavaScript
7 1270 (23.87%) CSS
8 1262 (23.72%) SQL Server
9 1183 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
10 1118 (21.01%) ASP.NET
11 1032 (19.39%) Finance
12 984 (18.49%) MVC
12 984 (18.49%) Java
13 957 (17.99%) Computer Science
14 827 (15.54%) Microsoft
15 673 (12.65%) jQuery
16 644 (12.10%) Windows
17 569 (10.69%) OO
18 564 (10.60%) MS Excel
19 553 (10.39%) PHP
20 518 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
21 511 (9.60%) Software Engineering
22 510 (9.58%) Linux
23 509 (9.57%) TDD
24 425 (7.99%) MySQL
25 417 (7.84%) HTML5
26 415 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
27 406 (7.63%) Project Management
28 397 (7.46%) Scrum
29 383 (7.20%) XML

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 158 (2.97%) CMS
2 105 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 102 (1.92%) IIS
4 86 (1.62%) Node.js
5 83 (1.56%) Apache
6 77 (1.45%) WordPress
7 67 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 65 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 58 (1.09%) JBoss
10 44 (0.83%) SAS
11 39 (0.73%) Drupal
12 37 (0.70%) Umbraco
13 35 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
16 23 (0.43%) Joomla!
17 22 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
19 16 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
20 15 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 564 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 274 (5.15%) MS Office
3 139 (2.61%) Photoshop
4 72 (1.35%) MS Project
5 50 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 45 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 41 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 23 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.39%) MS Visio
10 20 (0.38%) SPSS
10 20 (0.38%) Fireworks
11 18 (0.34%) InDesign
12 5 (0.094%) Mathematica
12 5 (0.094%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.075%) Maya
13 4 (0.075%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.056%) Mingle
14 3 (0.056%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 51 (0.96%) Magento
2 18 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.15%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.094%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.075%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.075%) RMDS
9 4 (0.075%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.075%) AWD
9 4 (0.075%) Orchard Housing
10 3 (0.056%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.056%) Changepoint
10 3 (0.056%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.056%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 98 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (1.24%) SaaS
4 45 (0.85%) Office 365
5 42 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 31 (0.58%) GitHub
7 15 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.17%) Force.com
9 9 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.15%) PaaS
10 8 (0.15%) Heroku
11 7 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.11%) IaaS
13 3 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.056%) AWS OpsWorks
14 2 (0.038%) Yammer
14 2 (0.038%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 168 (3.16%) Internet
2 91 (1.71%) Firewall
3 83 (1.56%) DNS
4 80 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 57 (1.07%) LAN
5 57 (1.07%) WAN
6 47 (0.88%) DHCP
7 45 (0.85%) HTTP
8 25 (0.47%) SSL
9 24 (0.45%) VPN
10 23 (0.43%) SAN
10 23 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (0.41%) Network Security
12 19 (0.36%) DSL
13 17 (0.32%) Wireless
14 16 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (0.30%) MPLS
14 16 (0.30%) Broadband
15 15 (0.28%) VoIP
16 14 (0.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1262 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 425 (7.99%) MySQL
3 180 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 160 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 156 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 148 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 108 (2.03%) NoSQL
8 102 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 93 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 91 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 89 (1.67%) MongoDB
12 80 (1.50%) Big Data
13 76 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
14 52 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 33 (0.62%) RDBMS
17 30 (0.56%) Hadoop
18 29 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
18 29 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
19 28 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 264 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 246 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 193 (3.63%) NUnit
4 149 (2.80%) Moq
5 145 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 106 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 98 (1.84%) Subversion
8 92 (1.73%) MSTest
9 78 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 58 (1.09%) Maven
11 57 (1.07%) JUnit
12 55 (1.03%) Selenium
13 54 (1.01%) JIRA
14 44 (0.83%) Jenkins
15 35 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
16 28 (0.53%) TeamCity
17 24 (0.45%) Ant
18 18 (0.34%) Mercurial
18 18 (0.34%) Cucumber
18 18 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 1032 (19.39%) Finance
2 293 (5.51%) Banking
3 289 (5.43%) Marketing
4 220 (4.13%) Retail
5 216 (4.06%) Games
6 130 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 71 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 70 (1.32%) Advertising
9 62 (1.17%) Front Office
10 61 (1.15%) Legal
11 59 (1.11%) Back Office
12 55 (1.03%) Electronics
13 49 (0.92%) Law
14 44 (0.83%) Aerospace
15 38 (0.71%) Automotive
16 36 (0.68%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.64%) Publishing
18 27 (0.51%) Financial Institution
19 23 (0.43%) Billing
20 22 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1689 (31.74%) .NET
2 1549 (29.11%) HTML
3 1270 (23.87%) CSS
4 1118 (21.01%) ASP.NET
5 673 (12.65%) jQuery
6 518 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 417 (7.84%) HTML5
8 383 (7.20%) XML
9 371 (6.97%) .NET Framework
10 299 (5.62%) Web Services
11 283 (5.32%) WCF
12 258 (4.85%) AngularJS
13 251 (4.72%) CSS3
14 187 (3.51%) WPF
15 174 (3.27%) Ajax
16 173 (3.25%) Spring
17 145 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 143 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
19 141 (2.65%) WinForms
20 138 (2.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 957 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 415 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 295 (5.54%) Mathematics
4 224 (4.21%) User Experience
5 158 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 146 (2.74%) Physics
7 138 (2.59%) Hedge funds
8 114 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 91 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
10 72 (1.35%) Social Media
11 69 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 68 (1.28%) Data Centre
13 63 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 46 (0.86%) NHS
14 46 (0.86%) Statistics
15 40 (0.75%) Data Structures
16 38 (0.71%) Visualisation
17 37 (0.70%) Equities
18 33 (0.62%) Blog
19 32 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 644 (12.10%) Windows
2 510 (9.58%) Linux
3 208 (3.91%) UNIX
4 154 (2.89%) Android
5 151 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 122 (2.29%) Windows 7
7 83 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 65 (1.22%) Windows XP
9 42 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (0.77%) Solaris
11 37 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 35 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 24 (0.45%) CentOS
15 23 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
18 17 (0.32%) Windows Vista
19 15 (0.28%) Debian
20 14 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1183 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
2 984 (18.49%) MVC
3 569 (10.69%) OO
4 511 (9.60%) Software Engineering
5 509 (9.57%) TDD
6 406 (7.63%) Project Management
7 397 (7.46%) Scrum
8 358 (6.73%) Web Development
9 243 (4.57%) Web Application Development
10 229 (4.30%) OOP
11 228 (4.28%) E-Commerce
12 221 (4.15%) SDLC
13 217 (4.08%) BDD
14 196 (3.68%) Analytics
15 187 (3.51%) Business Analysis
16 183 (3.44%) PRINCE2
17 181 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
18 172 (3.23%) Kanban
19 170 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
20 152 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1796 (33.75%) C#
2 1619 (30.43%) SQL
3 1473 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 984 (18.49%) Java
5 553 (10.39%) PHP
6 375 (7.05%) C++
7 321 (6.03%) VB.NET
8 306 (5.75%) Python
9 283 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 154 (2.89%) Ruby
11 150 (2.82%) VB
12 136 (2.56%) C
13 101 (1.90%) Perl
14 84 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 83 (1.56%) VBA
16 57 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 51 (0.96%) Objective-C
18 49 (0.92%) Bash Shell
19 44 (0.83%) PHP5
20 38 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 1643 (30.88%) Degree
2 135 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.28%) ISEB
5 67 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 60 (1.13%) CCNA
6 60 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 53 (1.00%) PhD
9 45 (0.85%) MCP
10 43 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 36 (0.68%) MCTS
12 30 (0.56%) MCSD
13 29 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 26 (0.49%) MCAD
15 24 (0.45%) CISSP
16 20 (0.38%) MCSE
16 20 (0.38%) PMI Certification
17 19 (0.36%) CCNP
18 16 (0.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (5.15%) QA
2 58 (1.09%) SLA
3 15 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.11%) HL7
7 3 (0.056%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.019%) BS7799
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 167 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 85 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.26%) vSphere
4 13 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.17%) Firmware
7 7 (0.13%) Xen
7 7 (0.13%) XenApp
7 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.11%) NFS
8 6 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.075%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (0.056%) vCloud
10 3 (0.056%) KVM
11 2 (0.038%) Docker
11 2 (0.038%) HDFS
11 2 (0.038%) iptables
11 2 (0.038%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.038%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (0.70%) Puppet
2 33 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.43%) Nagios
4 14 (0.26%) Ansible
5 10 (0.19%) cPanel
6 9 (0.17%) WSUS
7 8 (0.15%) Plesk
7 8 (0.15%) Webmin
7 8 (0.15%) Salt
8 7 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.11%) SCCM
10 5 (0.094%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.075%) DameWare
11 4 (0.075%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (0.075%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.075%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.075%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.075%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 827 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 326 (6.13%) Oracle
3 119 (2.24%) Google
4 118 (2.22%) Adobe
5 116 (2.18%) VMware
6 91 (1.71%) Cisco
7 73 (1.37%) SAP
7 73 (1.37%) Zend
8 55 (1.03%) Citrix
9 40 (0.75%) Business Objects
10 37 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 35 (0.66%) HP
12 34 (0.64%) Facebook
13 30 (0.56%) Juniper
14 29 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (0.53%) Twitter
16 22 (0.41%) Sitecore
17 21 (0.39%) F5
17 21 (0.39%) CheckPoint
18 19 (0.36%) IBM
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