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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 101 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2802 2244 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.58% 2.25% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.39% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 1986 2175
Average salary £27,500 £25,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £42,050
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 1127 £30,000 - 121
South East -4 591 £26,500 +6.00% 44
East of England +19 238 £26,000 +4.00% 24
North West -6 211 £24,000 - 40
Yorkshire +38 200 £23,000 +2.22% 24
South West +4 166 £24,000 +6.66% 21
West Midlands +26 147 £23,000 -8.00% 17
East Midlands +20 96 £24,500 -2.00% 16
North East -5 25 £24,000 +6.66% 4
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1671 (30.96%) Degree
2 1656 (30.68%) .NET
3 1655 (30.66%) C#
4 1532 (28.38%) SQL
5 1463 (27.10%) HTML
6 1399 (25.92%) JavaScript
7 1252 (23.19%) SQL Server
8 1208 (22.38%) CSS
9 1124 (20.82%) Finance
10 1050 (19.45%) ASP.NET
11 958 (17.75%) Computer Science
12 896 (16.60%) Java
13 852 (15.78%) Microsoft
14 724 (13.41%) jQuery
15 714 (13.23%) Windows
16 708 (13.12%) MVC
17 591 (10.95%) Linux
18 570 (10.56%) OO
19 535 (9.91%) Software Engineering
20 528 (9.78%) PHP
21 501 (9.28%) MS Excel
22 496 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
23 472 (8.74%) C++
24 429 (7.95%) Scrum
25 426 (7.89%) MySQL
25 426 (7.89%) .NET Framework
26 410 (7.60%) TDD
27 394 (7.30%) Oracle
28 375 (6.95%) HTML5
29 371 (6.87%) XML

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 174 (3.22%) IIS
2 153 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 135 (2.50%) CMS
4 114 (2.11%) WordPress
5 84 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 81 (1.50%) Apache
7 76 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 71 (1.32%) MS Exchange
9 58 (1.07%) Node.js
10 57 (1.06%) Umbraco
11 40 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 38 (0.70%) Drupal
13 30 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 25 (0.46%) Joomla!
15 23 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (0.43%) Confluence
16 22 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
19 19 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 501 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 268 (4.96%) MS Office
3 196 (3.63%) Photoshop
4 116 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 58 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 43 (0.80%) MS Project
7 31 (0.57%) InDesign
8 30 (0.56%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.20%) XMetaL
10 11 (0.20%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.19%) FrameMaker
12 9 (0.17%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.15%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.11%) RoboHelp
15 4 (0.074%) FreeHand
16 3 (0.056%) Simulink
17 2 (0.037%) Pro/ENGINEER
17 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 34 (0.63%) Magento
4 13 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 11 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.19%) SunGard APT
8 9 (0.17%) Sage 1000
8 9 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.15%) HFM
9 8 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
9 8 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
10 7 (0.13%) SAP R/3
11 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.70%) SaaS
2 36 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.39%) Office 365
5 16 (0.30%) GitHub
6 12 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.20%) Force.com
7 11 (0.20%) ElastiCache
7 11 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.11%) IaaS
9 5 (0.093%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.093%) PaaS
10 4 (0.074%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.074%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.019%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.20%) Internet
2 101 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 72 (1.33%) DNS
4 62 (1.15%) Firewall
5 47 (0.87%) DHCP
6 44 (0.82%) Intranet
7 43 (0.80%) HTTP
8 38 (0.70%) WAN
9 37 (0.69%) FTP
10 34 (0.63%) SAN
11 33 (0.61%) LAN
12 32 (0.59%) VPN
13 27 (0.50%) Network Security
14 26 (0.48%) Wireless
15 23 (0.43%) MPLS
16 22 (0.41%) LTE
17 20 (0.37%) 3G
18 19 (0.35%) VoIP
18 19 (0.35%) IP Telephony
19 18 (0.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1252 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 426 (7.89%) MySQL
3 204 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 202 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 194 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 165 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 86 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 86 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 80 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 71 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 67 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 65 (1.20%) Big Data
13 60 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 47 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 46 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
18 29 (0.54%) NoSQL
19 28 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 257 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 178 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 156 (2.89%) NUnit
4 141 (2.61%) Subversion
5 140 (2.59%) Moq
6 125 (2.32%) Rhino Mocks
7 71 (1.32%) MSTest
8 68 (1.26%) Cucumber
8 68 (1.26%) Maven
8 68 (1.26%) Selenium
9 65 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 62 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 60 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 60 (1.11%) JUnit
12 57 (1.06%) JIRA
13 46 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
14 42 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 41 (0.76%) Jenkins
16 40 (0.74%) Ant
17 36 (0.67%) ReSharper
General
1 1124 (20.82%) Finance
2 290 (5.37%) Marketing
3 277 (5.13%) Banking
4 222 (4.11%) Games
5 210 (3.89%) Retail
6 193 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 151 (2.80%) Advertising
8 120 (2.22%) Front Office
9 89 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 79 (1.46%) Electronics
11 73 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 70 (1.30%) Legal
13 61 (1.13%) Law
14 54 (1.00%) Back Office
15 38 (0.70%) French Language
16 35 (0.65%) Publishing
17 33 (0.61%) Financial Institution
18 32 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
19 25 (0.46%) Local Government
20 21 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1656 (30.68%) .NET
2 1463 (27.10%) HTML
3 1208 (22.38%) CSS
4 1050 (19.45%) ASP.NET
5 724 (13.41%) jQuery
6 426 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 375 (6.95%) HTML5
8 371 (6.87%) XML
9 363 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 325 (6.02%) Web Services
11 283 (5.24%) WCF
12 274 (5.08%) CSS3
13 254 (4.71%) WPF
14 239 (4.43%) WinForms
15 181 (3.35%) Ajax
16 167 (3.09%) J2EE
17 165 (3.06%) Spring
18 125 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 123 (2.28%) LINQ
20 121 (2.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 958 (17.75%) Computer Science
2 196 (3.63%) Mathematics
3 144 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 134 (2.48%) Open Source
4 134 (2.48%) Hedge funds
5 78 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
5 78 (1.44%) Social Media
5 78 (1.44%) Digital Media
5 78 (1.44%) Physics
6 76 (1.41%) Derivative
7 69 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 53 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 47 (0.87%) NHS
10 46 (0.85%) Equities
11 41 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 41 (0.76%) BBC
12 38 (0.70%) Graphic Design
13 36 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 35 (0.65%) Statistics
15 32 (0.59%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 714 (13.23%) Windows
2 591 (10.95%) Linux
3 269 (4.98%) UNIX
4 126 (2.33%) Android
5 115 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 109 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 61 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (1.07%) Solaris
10 55 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 55 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 42 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 36 (0.67%) Debian
15 34 (0.63%) CentOS
16 27 (0.50%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.48%) AIX
18 14 (0.26%) Fedora
19 12 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (13.12%) MVC
2 570 (10.56%) OO
3 535 (9.91%) Software Engineering
4 496 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
5 429 (7.95%) Scrum
6 410 (7.60%) TDD
7 290 (5.37%) E-Commerce
8 279 (5.17%) Project Management
9 264 (4.89%) Web Development
10 227 (4.21%) OOP
11 213 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
12 176 (3.26%) Web Application Development
13 175 (3.24%) BDD
14 167 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
15 163 (3.02%) Unit Testing
16 158 (2.93%) ITIL
17 151 (2.80%) CRM
18 144 (2.67%) Analytics
19 135 (2.50%) Software Testing
20 134 (2.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1655 (30.66%) C#
2 1532 (28.38%) SQL
3 1399 (25.92%) JavaScript
4 896 (16.60%) Java
5 528 (9.78%) PHP
6 472 (8.74%) C++
7 359 (6.65%) VB.NET
8 308 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 282 (5.22%) Python
10 213 (3.95%) C
11 178 (3.30%) VB
12 142 (2.63%) VBA
13 132 (2.45%) Perl
14 125 (2.32%) Ruby
15 85 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 66 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 52 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 51 (0.94%) Bash Shell
19 36 (0.67%) Objective-C
19 36 (0.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1671 (30.96%) Degree
2 125 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (1.96%) ISEB
4 71 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 66 (1.22%) MCP
6 58 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (1.02%) CCNA
8 53 (0.98%) MCTS
9 51 (0.94%) MCSD
10 48 (0.89%) MCAD
11 44 (0.82%) SC Cleared
12 43 (0.80%) PhD
13 40 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 38 (0.70%) ISTQB
15 27 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 21 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
16 21 (0.39%) MCITP
17 20 (0.37%) MCSE
18 17 (0.31%) MCSA
18 17 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (4.69%) QA
2 36 (0.67%) SLA
3 32 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.093%) COBIT
7 3 (0.056%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.056%) COREP
8 2 (0.037%) FINREP
8 2 (0.037%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.037%) Basel III
9 1 (0.019%) WCAG
9 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 188 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 70 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (0.35%) vSphere
6 18 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (0.30%) XenApp
8 15 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.093%) NFS
12 5 (0.093%) Xen
13 4 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.074%) Docker
14 3 (0.056%) SpamAssassin
14 3 (0.056%) KVM
14 3 (0.056%) Squid
14 3 (0.056%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.056%) Samba
Systems Management
1 45 (0.83%) Puppet
2 27 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.39%) SCOM
4 20 (0.37%) SCCM
5 19 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 15 (0.28%) Nagios
7 12 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.13%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.11%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.093%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.074%) Cacti
14 4 (0.074%) Munin
15 3 (0.056%) MIMEsweeper
15 3 (0.056%) HP SIM
15 3 (0.056%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 852 (15.78%) Microsoft
2 394 (7.30%) Oracle
3 149 (2.76%) Adobe
4 113 (2.09%) VMware
5 93 (1.72%) Google
5 93 (1.72%) SAP
6 72 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 69 (1.28%) Cisco
7 69 (1.28%) HP
8 60 (1.11%) IBM
9 49 (0.91%) Business Objects
10 43 (0.80%) Citrix
11 40 (0.74%) Cognos
12 33 (0.61%) Zend
13 31 (0.57%) JBoss
13 31 (0.57%) Sybase
14 30 (0.56%) Hyperion
14 30 (0.56%) Sitecore
15 28 (0.52%) Apple
16 25 (0.46%) Twitter
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Alton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + training
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £25,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £18,000 to £22,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago