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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 105 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2698 2823 2382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.64% 2.58% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.73% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2448 2098
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 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 31 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 1108 £32,500 +8.33% 135
South East -2 574 £27,500 +5.76% 71
East of England -9 189 £25,250 -2.88% 21
West Midlands +5 173 £25,000 +8.69% 16
Yorkshire -3 170 £25,000 +4.16% 29
South West -7 169 £26,000 -1.88% 44
North West -6 168 £25,000 +6.38% 51
East Midlands +31 145 £25,000 - 30
North East -25 11 £25,000 +4.16% 5
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1818 (33.72%) C#
2 1708 (31.68%) .NET
3 1680 (31.16%) SQL
4 1679 (31.14%) Degree
5 1550 (28.75%) HTML
6 1474 (27.34%) JavaScript
7 1262 (23.41%) SQL Server
8 1261 (23.39%) CSS
9 1206 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
10 1121 (20.79%) ASP.NET
11 1064 (19.74%) Finance
12 1041 (19.31%) Java
13 1000 (18.55%) MVC
14 955 (17.71%) Computer Science
15 794 (14.73%) Microsoft
16 671 (12.45%) jQuery
17 628 (11.65%) Windows
18 548 (10.17%) PHP
19 539 (10.00%) Linux
20 537 (9.96%) MS Excel
21 528 (9.79%) Software Engineering
22 524 (9.72%) TDD
23 522 (9.68%) OO
24 521 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
25 446 (8.27%) MySQL
26 435 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
27 405 (7.51%) HTML5
28 400 (7.42%) Project Management
29 397 (7.36%) Scrum
30 382 (7.09%) C++

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.93%) CMS
2 105 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 102 (1.89%) IIS
4 92 (1.71%) Apache
5 84 (1.56%) Node.js
6 81 (1.50%) WordPress
7 68 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 65 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 51 (0.95%) JBoss
10 44 (0.82%) Umbraco
11 41 (0.76%) SAS
12 33 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 32 (0.59%) Drupal
14 23 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 23 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (0.37%) Joomla!
16 20 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
17 19 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 537 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 274 (5.08%) MS Office
3 124 (2.30%) Photoshop
4 65 (1.21%) MS Project
5 45 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 40 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 32 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.48%) MS Visio
9 23 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
10 18 (0.33%) Fireworks
11 16 (0.30%) SPSS
11 16 (0.30%) InDesign
12 6 (0.11%) Maya
13 5 (0.093%) RoboHelp
13 5 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
14 4 (0.074%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 50 (0.93%) Magento
2 19 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.19%) SAP SRM
9 8 (0.15%) SAP Business One
9 8 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.13%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
12 5 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
13 4 (0.074%) Orchard Housing
13 4 (0.074%) AWD
13 4 (0.074%) SAP SD
14 3 (0.056%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 96 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (1.26%) SaaS
3 66 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 36 (0.67%) Office 365
6 29 (0.54%) GitHub
7 16 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.15%) IaaS
8 8 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.13%) Heroku
10 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.093%) Force.com
11 5 (0.093%) PaaS
11 5 (0.093%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.056%) Trello
13 3 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.21%) Internet
2 94 (1.74%) Firewall
3 93 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 83 (1.54%) DNS
5 63 (1.17%) LAN
6 62 (1.15%) WAN
7 49 (0.91%) DHCP
8 42 (0.78%) HTTP
9 27 (0.50%) SAN
10 25 (0.46%) SSL
11 24 (0.45%) Network Security
12 22 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (0.39%) VPN
14 18 (0.33%) VoIP
14 18 (0.33%) MPLS
15 17 (0.32%) DSL
15 17 (0.32%) Broadband
16 16 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (0.28%) BGP
17 15 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1262 (23.41%) SQL Server
2 446 (8.27%) MySQL
3 192 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 158 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 157 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 144 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 114 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 111 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 96 (1.78%) Oracle Database
10 85 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 79 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 75 (1.39%) Big Data
13 73 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
14 52 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 40 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
17 37 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
18 35 (0.65%) RDBMS
19 31 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 267 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 252 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 177 (3.28%) NUnit
4 140 (2.60%) Moq
5 131 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 124 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 116 (2.15%) Subversion
8 83 (1.54%) MSTest
9 80 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 71 (1.32%) JUnit
11 60 (1.11%) Maven
12 53 (0.98%) JIRA
13 51 (0.95%) Selenium
14 47 (0.87%) Jenkins
15 27 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
16 26 (0.48%) TeamCity
17 24 (0.45%) Ant
18 19 (0.35%) Mercurial
18 19 (0.35%) SpecFlow
18 19 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 1064 (19.74%) Finance
2 299 (5.55%) Banking
2 299 (5.55%) Marketing
3 213 (3.95%) Retail
4 212 (3.93%) Games
5 136 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 81 (1.50%) Advertising
7 74 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 70 (1.30%) Front Office
9 63 (1.17%) Law
10 55 (1.02%) Legal
10 55 (1.02%) Back Office
10 55 (1.02%) Electronics
11 43 (0.80%) Publishing
12 38 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 38 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 34 (0.63%) Automotive
14 28 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1708 (31.68%) .NET
2 1550 (28.75%) HTML
3 1261 (23.39%) CSS
4 1121 (20.79%) ASP.NET
5 671 (12.45%) jQuery
6 521 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 405 (7.51%) HTML5
8 376 (6.97%) .NET Framework
9 371 (6.88%) XML
10 306 (5.68%) Web Services
11 297 (5.51%) WCF
12 263 (4.88%) AngularJS
13 233 (4.32%) CSS3
14 204 (3.78%) WPF
15 189 (3.51%) Spring
16 169 (3.13%) Ajax
17 147 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 146 (2.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 136 (2.52%) J2EE
20 135 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 955 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 435 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 302 (5.60%) Mathematics
4 234 (4.34%) User Experience
5 151 (2.80%) Physics
6 145 (2.69%) Hedge funds
7 141 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 111 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 83 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
10 82 (1.52%) Social Media
11 70 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 69 (1.28%) Data Centre
13 67 (1.24%) Algorithms
14 56 (1.04%) NHS
15 47 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 46 (0.85%) Statistics
17 42 (0.78%) Equities
18 39 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 38 (0.70%) Blog
20 35 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 628 (11.65%) Windows
2 539 (10.00%) Linux
3 217 (4.03%) UNIX
4 154 (2.86%) Android
5 152 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 118 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 84 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 55 (1.02%) Solaris
10 46 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.52%) CentOS
14 27 (0.50%) Windows 8
15 24 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
17 20 (0.37%) Windows Vista
18 17 (0.32%) Debian
19 16 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1206 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1000 (18.55%) MVC
3 528 (9.79%) Software Engineering
4 524 (9.72%) TDD
5 522 (9.68%) OO
6 400 (7.42%) Project Management
7 397 (7.36%) Scrum
8 360 (6.68%) Web Development
9 236 (4.38%) Web Application Development
10 235 (4.36%) OOP
11 227 (4.21%) E-Commerce
12 226 (4.19%) BDD
13 223 (4.14%) SDLC
14 190 (3.52%) Analytics
15 179 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
16 177 (3.28%) PRINCE2
17 176 (3.26%) Business Analysis
18 171 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
19 160 (2.97%) ITIL
20 158 (2.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1818 (33.72%) C#
2 1680 (31.16%) SQL
3 1474 (27.34%) JavaScript
4 1041 (19.31%) Java
5 548 (10.17%) PHP
6 382 (7.09%) C++
7 310 (5.75%) Python
8 309 (5.73%) VB.NET
9 300 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 159 (2.95%) Ruby
11 145 (2.69%) VB
12 144 (2.67%) C
13 101 (1.87%) Perl
14 90 (1.67%) VBA
15 89 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 62 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 51 (0.95%) PowerShell
18 48 (0.89%) Objective-C
19 43 (0.80%) PHP5
20 41 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1679 (31.14%) Degree
2 124 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 63 (1.17%) ISEB
6 54 (1.00%) PhD
7 53 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.93%) CCNA
8 50 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (0.91%) MCP
10 40 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 34 (0.63%) MCTS
12 28 (0.52%) MCSD
13 25 (0.46%) MCAD
14 23 (0.43%) CISSP
15 22 (0.41%) MCSE
15 22 (0.41%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (0.32%) DV Cleared
17 17 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (5.12%) QA
2 60 (1.11%) SLA
3 17 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.093%) HL7
7 3 (0.056%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.056%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.037%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.019%) P3O
9 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.019%) BS7799
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.019%) WAI
System Software
1 160 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 81 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (0.24%) vSphere
5 12 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.20%) Firmware
7 9 (0.17%) Xen
8 7 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.13%) XenApp
9 5 (0.093%) NFS
10 4 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.074%) Docker
11 3 (0.056%) HDFS
11 3 (0.056%) vCloud
11 3 (0.056%) KVM
12 2 (0.037%) iptables
12 2 (0.037%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.037%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.037%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (0.69%) Puppet
2 31 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.39%) Nagios
4 17 (0.32%) Ansible
5 11 (0.20%) cPanel
6 10 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.15%) Plesk
8 8 (0.15%) Webmin
9 7 (0.13%) WSUS
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.11%) SCCM
10 6 (0.11%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.11%) Salt
11 5 (0.093%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.074%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.074%) DameWare
13 3 (0.056%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 794 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 352 (6.53%) Oracle
3 122 (2.26%) Google
4 111 (2.06%) VMware
5 100 (1.85%) Adobe
6 86 (1.60%) Cisco
7 83 (1.54%) SAP
8 72 (1.34%) Zend
9 51 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 46 (0.85%) Citrix
11 36 (0.67%) HP
12 30 (0.56%) Juniper
13 28 (0.52%) Twitter
14 26 (0.48%) Facebook
15 24 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (0.43%) Sitecore
17 21 (0.39%) EPiServer
17 21 (0.39%) F5
17 21 (0.39%) IBM
18 20 (0.37%) CheckPoint
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