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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 106 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2763 2225 2477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.59% 2.23% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.36% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2409 2000 2198
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,391 £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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 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 30 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 +14 1042 £31,500 +5.00% 125
South East 0 545 £26,500 +6.00% 70
East of England +24 238 £26,000 +4.00% 29
Yorkshire +44 231 £24,000 +6.66% 34
North West -4 226 £23,500 -6.00% 44
South West -2 187 £23,500 +3.29% 28
West Midlands +32 176 £23,000 -8.00% 17
East Midlands +25 99 £24,000 -4.00% 13
North East -13 19 £24,000 +7.86% 8
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 1734 (31.71%) C#
2 1731 (31.65%) .NET
3 1686 (30.83%) Degree
4 1553 (28.40%) SQL
5 1504 (27.50%) HTML
6 1452 (26.55%) JavaScript
7 1302 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 1252 (22.89%) CSS
9 1147 (20.97%) Finance
10 1094 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 1058 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 948 (17.33%) Computer Science
13 876 (16.02%) Microsoft
14 853 (15.60%) Java
15 759 (13.88%) MVC
16 755 (13.81%) jQuery
17 711 (13.00%) Windows
18 547 (10.00%) Software Engineering
19 544 (9.95%) OO
20 543 (9.93%) Linux
21 508 (9.29%) PHP
22 504 (9.22%) MS Excel
23 458 (8.37%) C++
24 453 (8.28%) .NET Framework
25 435 (7.95%) Scrum
26 412 (7.53%) HTML5
27 405 (7.41%) Oracle
28 403 (7.37%) XML
28 403 (7.37%) TDD
29 391 (7.15%) MySQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 177 (3.24%) IIS
2 166 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 165 (3.02%) CMS
4 111 (2.03%) WordPress
5 88 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 84 (1.54%) Apache
7 69 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 67 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 63 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 62 (1.13%) Node.js
11 43 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 37 (0.68%) Drupal
13 33 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (0.57%) Confluence
14 31 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
15 27 (0.49%) Joomla!
16 25 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
18 20 (0.37%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 504 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 269 (4.92%) MS Office
3 205 (3.75%) Photoshop
4 105 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 58 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 50 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 49 (0.90%) MS Project
8 30 (0.55%) MS Visio
9 17 (0.31%) InDesign
10 15 (0.27%) XMetaL
11 12 (0.22%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.18%) FrameMaker
13 9 (0.16%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
15 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.11%) RoboHelp
16 4 (0.073%) Mingle
17 3 (0.055%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 59 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 32 (0.59%) Magento
4 13 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 11 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
8 8 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
8 8 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
8 8 (0.15%) HFM
8 8 (0.15%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.13%) SAP R/3
9 7 (0.13%) Sage 1000
10 6 (0.11%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 94 (1.72%) SaaS
2 35 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (0.46%) Office 365
5 22 (0.40%) GitHub
6 21 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.20%) Force.com
7 11 (0.20%) Basecamp
8 8 (0.15%) IaaS
9 7 (0.13%) MailChimp
9 7 (0.13%) PaaS
10 5 (0.091%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.037%) ElastiCache
12 2 (0.037%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 171 (3.13%) Internet
2 107 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 78 (1.43%) DNS
4 72 (1.32%) Firewall
5 53 (0.97%) Intranet
6 46 (0.84%) DHCP
7 42 (0.77%) HTTP
8 34 (0.62%) FTP
8 34 (0.62%) WAN
9 32 (0.59%) SAN
10 31 (0.57%) VPN
10 31 (0.57%) Network Security
11 29 (0.53%) LTE
12 28 (0.51%) LAN
13 25 (0.46%) 3G
14 24 (0.44%) Wireless
14 24 (0.44%) MPLS
15 18 (0.33%) 2G
16 16 (0.29%) VoIP
17 15 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1302 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 391 (7.15%) MySQL
3 212 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 210 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 192 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 167 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 106 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 98 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 75 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 71 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 66 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 58 (1.06%) Big Data
14 50 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 49 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
16 47 (0.86%) MongoDB
17 46 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
18 34 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
19 28 (0.51%) NoSQL
20 27 (0.49%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 268 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 194 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 150 (2.74%) NUnit
4 142 (2.60%) Subversion
5 138 (2.52%) Moq
6 123 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 81 (1.48%) Cucumber
8 79 (1.44%) Selenium
9 76 (1.39%) JIRA
10 67 (1.23%) MSTest
11 66 (1.21%) Maven
11 66 (1.21%) JUnit
12 64 (1.17%) Eclipse
13 61 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 57 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 49 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
16 41 (0.75%) Ant
17 39 (0.71%) ReSharper
18 37 (0.68%) Jenkins
19 34 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1147 (20.97%) Finance
2 309 (5.65%) Banking
3 247 (4.52%) Marketing
4 224 (4.10%) Retail
5 218 (3.99%) Games
6 202 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 140 (2.56%) Front Office
8 133 (2.43%) Advertising
9 102 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 68 (1.24%) Electronics
11 65 (1.19%) Back Office
11 65 (1.19%) Legal
12 61 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 50 (0.91%) Law
14 41 (0.75%) French Language
15 33 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.57%) Multimedia
17 28 (0.51%) Local Government
17 28 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1731 (31.65%) .NET
2 1504 (27.50%) HTML
3 1252 (22.89%) CSS
4 1094 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 755 (13.81%) jQuery
6 453 (8.28%) .NET Framework
7 412 (7.53%) HTML5
8 403 (7.37%) XML
9 386 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 339 (6.20%) Web Services
11 314 (5.74%) CSS3
12 271 (4.96%) WCF
13 241 (4.41%) WPF
14 221 (4.04%) WinForms
15 201 (3.68%) Ajax
16 147 (2.69%) Spring
17 146 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 141 (2.58%) J2EE
19 124 (2.27%) LAMP
20 118 (2.16%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 948 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 304 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 207 (3.78%) User Experience
4 197 (3.60%) Mathematics
5 152 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 135 (2.47%) Open Source
7 131 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 84 (1.54%) Physics
9 74 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 73 (1.33%) Derivative
11 70 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 69 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
13 68 (1.24%) Social Media
14 67 (1.23%) Digital Media
15 48 (0.88%) Management Information System
15 48 (0.88%) Equities
16 47 (0.86%) Fixed Income
17 40 (0.73%) Statistics
17 40 (0.73%) Visualisation
18 31 (0.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 711 (13.00%) Windows
2 543 (9.93%) Linux
3 275 (5.03%) UNIX
4 117 (2.14%) Android
5 106 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 102 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 97 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 61 (1.12%) Solaris
10 54 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 52 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 42 (0.77%) Ubuntu
15 36 (0.66%) Debian
16 34 (0.62%) CentOS
17 28 (0.51%) Mac OS X
18 22 (0.40%) AIX
19 14 (0.26%) Fedora
20 12 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1058 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (13.88%) MVC
3 547 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 544 (9.95%) OO
5 435 (7.95%) Scrum
6 403 (7.37%) TDD
7 298 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 293 (5.36%) Project Management
9 278 (5.08%) Web Development
10 250 (4.57%) OOP
11 204 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
12 190 (3.47%) Unit Testing
13 180 (3.29%) BDD
14 173 (3.16%) ITIL
15 167 (3.05%) Web Application Development
16 166 (3.04%) CRM
17 165 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
18 142 (2.60%) Analytics
19 141 (2.58%) PRINCE2
20 137 (2.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1734 (31.71%) C#
2 1553 (28.40%) SQL
3 1452 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 853 (15.60%) Java
5 508 (9.29%) PHP
6 458 (8.37%) C++
7 374 (6.84%) VB.NET
8 295 (5.39%) T-SQL
9 279 (5.10%) Python
10 204 (3.73%) C
11 174 (3.18%) VB
12 139 (2.54%) Perl
13 137 (2.51%) VBA
14 126 (2.30%) Ruby
15 97 (1.77%) PL/SQL
16 73 (1.33%) PowerShell
17 58 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 57 (1.04%) Bash Shell
19 37 (0.68%) ActionScript
20 35 (0.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1686 (30.83%) Degree
2 112 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (1.85%) ISEB
4 83 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 62 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (1.08%) CCNA
7 56 (1.02%) MCP
8 48 (0.88%) MCTS
9 46 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 45 (0.82%) MCSD
11 41 (0.75%) MCAD
12 37 (0.68%) PhD
12 37 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 34 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 33 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 22 (0.40%) CISSP
16 21 (0.38%) MCSE
17 19 (0.35%) CIMA
17 19 (0.35%) MCITP
18 18 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (4.70%) QA
2 49 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 40 (0.73%) SLA
3 40 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.091%) COBIT
6 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.055%) COREP
7 2 (0.037%) FINREP
7 2 (0.037%) COSO
7 2 (0.037%) Basel III
7 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.018%) Basel II
8 1 (0.018%) WCAG
8 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 186 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 68 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.46%) Firmware
5 17 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.27%) vSphere
7 15 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.18%) XenApp
10 7 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.11%) Xen
12 4 (0.073%) Docker
12 4 (0.073%) NFS
12 4 (0.073%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.055%) Nmap
13 3 (0.055%) Squid
13 3 (0.055%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (0.82%) Puppet
2 26 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.38%) SCOM
4 18 (0.33%) SCCM
5 16 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 12 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.20%) Nagios
8 10 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.13%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.11%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.091%) Munin
11 5 (0.091%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.091%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 4 (0.073%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.073%) Cacti
12 4 (0.073%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.073%) Opsview
13 3 (0.055%) Icinga
Vendors
1 876 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 405 (7.41%) Oracle
3 156 (2.85%) Adobe
4 106 (1.94%) VMware
5 90 (1.65%) SAP
6 81 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 80 (1.46%) Google
8 69 (1.26%) IBM
9 67 (1.23%) HP
10 64 (1.17%) Cisco
11 43 (0.79%) Business Objects
11 43 (0.79%) Citrix
12 42 (0.77%) Zend
13 40 (0.73%) Cognos
14 38 (0.69%) JBoss
15 32 (0.59%) Sitecore
16 31 (0.57%) Twitter
17 30 (0.55%) Hyperion
18 28 (0.51%) Sybase
19 26 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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South West London
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
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