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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 117 129 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2576 2337 2654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.45% 2.28% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.41% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 2053 2383
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +10 944 £30,000 - 91
South East +15 597 £26,500 +6.00% 65
Yorkshire +35 223 £25,000 +16.27% 30
North West +3 220 £23,250 -7.00% 20
East of England +17 215 £25,000 - 15
South West -32 152 £25,000 +9.28% 29
West Midlands +10 130 £22,000 -2.22% 17
East Midlands -10 80 £23,000 -8.00% 7
North East -7 15 £22,000 -12.00% 4
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1751 (32.78%) C#
2 1720 (32.20%) .NET
3 1576 (29.51%) Degree
4 1547 (28.96%) SQL
5 1536 (28.76%) HTML
6 1453 (27.20%) JavaScript
7 1272 (23.82%) SQL Server
8 1267 (23.72%) CSS
9 1084 (20.30%) ASP.NET
10 1058 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
11 966 (18.09%) Finance
12 859 (16.08%) Microsoft
13 847 (15.86%) Computer Science
14 839 (15.71%) MVC
15 795 (14.88%) Java
16 790 (14.79%) jQuery
17 704 (13.18%) Windows
18 549 (10.28%) PHP
19 535 (10.02%) OO
20 517 (9.68%) Software Engineering
21 504 (9.44%) Linux
22 491 (9.19%) MS Excel
23 485 (9.08%) HTML5
24 435 (8.14%) MySQL
25 429 (8.03%) .NET Framework
26 413 (7.73%) XML
26 413 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
27 406 (7.60%) TDD
28 403 (7.55%) Scrum
29 384 (7.19%) Oracle

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 191 (3.58%) CMS
2 158 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 135 (2.53%) IIS
4 129 (2.42%) WordPress
5 82 (1.54%) Apache
6 78 (1.46%) Umbraco
7 77 (1.44%) Node.js
8 68 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 63 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 56 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 56 (1.05%) Drupal
11 45 (0.84%) Joomla!
12 42 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 36 (0.67%) Confluence
14 35 (0.66%) JBoss
15 31 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 26 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
19 21 (0.39%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 491 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 257 (4.81%) MS Office
3 179 (3.35%) Photoshop
4 78 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 69 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 56 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 44 (0.82%) MS Project
8 20 (0.37%) InDesign
9 17 (0.32%) MS Visio
10 14 (0.26%) XMetaL
11 12 (0.22%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.11%) Mingle
15 5 (0.094%) SPSS
16 4 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.056%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.056%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
18 2 (0.037%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 64 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.75%) Magento
3 28 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.24%) SAP MM
5 12 (0.22%) Agresso
5 12 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.13%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
8 6 (0.11%) SAP WM
8 6 (0.11%) Summit
8 6 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.094%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.094%) HFM
10 4 (0.075%) Cognos Planning
10 4 (0.075%) Cognos Controller
10 4 (0.075%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (1.70%) SaaS
2 51 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.49%) Office 365
4 26 (0.49%) GitHub
5 18 (0.34%) Force.com
6 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.21%) Basecamp
8 9 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.13%) MailChimp
10 7 (0.13%) PaaS
11 6 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.11%) IaaS
12 5 (0.094%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.037%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.037%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 188 (3.52%) Internet
2 99 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 88 (1.65%) Firewall
4 72 (1.35%) DNS
5 70 (1.31%) Intranet
6 58 (1.09%) VPN
7 46 (0.86%) WAN
8 45 (0.84%) HTTP
9 40 (0.75%) LAN
10 35 (0.66%) Wireless
11 34 (0.64%) DHCP
12 33 (0.62%) Network Security
13 28 (0.52%) LTE
14 22 (0.41%) FTP
15 21 (0.39%) SAN
15 21 (0.39%) 3G
16 15 (0.28%) MPLS
16 15 (0.28%) 2G
17 13 (0.24%) Broadband
17 13 (0.24%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1272 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 435 (8.14%) MySQL
3 226 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 218 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 208 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 152 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 124 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 97 (1.82%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 69 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 66 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 46 (0.86%) MongoDB
14 44 (0.82%) NoSQL
15 36 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (0.64%) Big Data
17 33 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 32 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
19 28 (0.52%) RavenDB
20 24 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 229 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 177 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 172 (3.22%) NUnit
4 124 (2.32%) Rhino Mocks
4 124 (2.32%) Moq
5 118 (2.21%) Subversion
6 106 (1.98%) JIRA
7 96 (1.80%) Selenium
8 81 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 78 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 66 (1.24%) MSTest
11 63 (1.18%) Maven
12 60 (1.12%) Eclipse
13 56 (1.05%) JUnit
14 35 (0.66%) Ant
14 35 (0.66%) ReSharper
14 35 (0.66%) TeamCity
15 33 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
16 30 (0.56%) Jenkins
17 25 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 966 (18.09%) Finance
2 314 (5.88%) Banking
3 269 (5.04%) Retail
4 226 (4.23%) Marketing
5 189 (3.54%) Games
6 178 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 139 (2.60%) Advertising
8 112 (2.10%) Front Office
9 101 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 79 (1.48%) Back Office
11 58 (1.09%) Legal
11 58 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 47 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.88%) Law
13 45 (0.84%) Electronics
14 42 (0.79%) Automotive
15 38 (0.71%) French Language
16 37 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.64%) Multimedia
18 28 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1720 (32.20%) .NET
2 1536 (28.76%) HTML
3 1267 (23.72%) CSS
4 1084 (20.30%) ASP.NET
5 790 (14.79%) jQuery
6 485 (9.08%) HTML5
7 429 (8.03%) .NET Framework
8 413 (7.73%) XML
8 413 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 349 (6.53%) CSS3
10 335 (6.27%) Web Services
11 233 (4.36%) WCF
12 229 (4.29%) Ajax
13 210 (3.93%) WPF
14 190 (3.56%) WinForms
15 165 (3.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 123 (2.30%) LINQ
17 120 (2.25%) Spring
18 115 (2.15%) J2EE
19 113 (2.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 847 (15.86%) Computer Science
2 334 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 205 (3.84%) Mathematics
4 178 (3.33%) User Experience
5 153 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 106 (1.98%) Open Source
8 98 (1.83%) Physics
9 60 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
10 56 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 53 (0.99%) Social Media
12 51 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 47 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 47 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 43 (0.81%) Equities
14 43 (0.81%) Derivative
15 41 (0.77%) Statistics
16 36 (0.67%) Fixed Income
17 31 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 704 (13.18%) Windows
2 504 (9.44%) Linux
3 257 (4.81%) UNIX
4 141 (2.64%) Android
5 119 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 104 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 100 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 67 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 52 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 47 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 39 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (0.66%) Solaris
14 28 (0.52%) CentOS
15 27 (0.51%) Mac OS X
16 25 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.37%) Windows Vista
18 17 (0.32%) Windows 2000
19 16 (0.30%) AIX
20 12 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1058 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 839 (15.71%) MVC
3 535 (10.02%) OO
4 517 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 406 (7.60%) TDD
6 403 (7.55%) Scrum
7 294 (5.50%) Project Management
8 286 (5.35%) E-Commerce
9 277 (5.19%) Web Development
10 246 (4.61%) OOP
11 202 (3.78%) ITIL
11 202 (3.78%) Unit Testing
12 199 (3.73%) BDD
13 166 (3.11%) CRM
14 162 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
15 159 (2.98%) Web Application Development
16 157 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
17 136 (2.55%) Analytics
18 135 (2.53%) PRINCE2
19 134 (2.51%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1751 (32.78%) C#
2 1547 (28.96%) SQL
3 1453 (27.20%) JavaScript
4 795 (14.88%) Java
5 549 (10.28%) PHP
6 380 (7.11%) C++
7 324 (6.07%) VB.NET
8 267 (5.00%) Python
9 229 (4.29%) T-SQL
10 149 (2.79%) VB
11 148 (2.77%) C
12 137 (2.57%) Perl
13 98 (1.83%) Ruby
14 83 (1.55%) VBA
15 70 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 66 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 62 (1.16%) PHP5
18 59 (1.10%) Shell Script
19 48 (0.90%) Objective-C
20 47 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1576 (29.51%) Degree
2 97 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 94 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (1.65%) ISEB
5 67 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (1.20%) CCNA
7 56 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 46 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 44 (0.82%) MCP
10 40 (0.75%) CISSP
11 39 (0.73%) PhD
12 35 (0.66%) MCTS
13 31 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 31 (0.58%) MCSD
14 29 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 27 (0.51%) MCAD
16 25 (0.47%) A+ Certification
17 20 (0.37%) CISA
18 18 (0.34%) MCITP
19 17 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (4.77%) QA
2 39 (0.73%) SLA
3 35 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.075%) COSO
8 2 (0.037%) Basel III
8 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.037%) COREP
8 2 (0.037%) FINREP
9 1 (0.019%) GPG13
9 1 (0.019%) Basel II
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.019%) HL7
System Software
1 178 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 71 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 18 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.30%) vSphere
6 12 (0.22%) Firmware
7 8 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.094%) Xen
8 5 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.075%) Nmap
9 4 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.056%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.056%) SpamAssassin
11 2 (0.037%) Snort
11 2 (0.037%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.037%) XenApp
12 1 (0.019%) XenServer
12 1 (0.019%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (0.73%) Puppet
2 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 15 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.24%) SCCM
6 9 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.15%) SCOM
8 7 (0.13%) Nagios
9 6 (0.11%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.094%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.094%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (0.094%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.075%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.075%) WSUS
11 4 (0.075%) Control-M
11 4 (0.075%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.056%) Cacti
12 3 (0.056%) Munin
12 3 (0.056%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 859 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 384 (7.19%) Oracle
3 159 (2.98%) Adobe
4 108 (2.02%) VMware
5 79 (1.48%) SAP
6 65 (1.22%) Cisco
7 63 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 63 (1.18%) Google
8 57 (1.07%) Zend
9 55 (1.03%) IBM
10 53 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 44 (0.82%) Citrix
12 39 (0.73%) HP
13 32 (0.60%) Sybase
14 31 (0.58%) Business Objects
15 29 (0.54%) Cognos
16 28 (0.52%) Sitecore
16 28 (0.52%) Twitter
17 24 (0.45%) Apple
18 23 (0.43%) Avaya
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