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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 102 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2798 2769 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.74% 2.58% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.74% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2436 2397 1985
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 1126 £32,500 +8.33% 126
South East +9 624 £27,500 +3.77% 67
East of England -16 203 £25,000 -3.84% 34
Yorkshire +2 183 £25,000 +8.69% 22
South West -2 176 £25,000 - 45
North West -16 173 £25,000 +4.16% 41
East Midlands +32 160 £25,000 +2.04% 32
West Midlands +7 159 £25,000 +8.69% 24
North East -13 18 £22,000 -8.33% 5
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1764 (33.46%) C#
2 1687 (32.00%) Degree
3 1641 (31.13%) .NET
4 1620 (30.73%) SQL
5 1548 (29.36%) HTML
6 1431 (27.14%) JavaScript
7 1272 (24.13%) CSS
8 1244 (23.60%) SQL Server
9 1228 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
10 1098 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 1032 (19.58%) Finance
12 991 (18.80%) Java
13 983 (18.65%) MVC
14 954 (18.10%) Computer Science
15 787 (14.93%) Microsoft
16 681 (12.92%) jQuery
17 584 (11.08%) Windows
18 552 (10.47%) TDD
19 544 (10.32%) Linux
20 537 (10.19%) MS Excel
21 529 (10.03%) Software Engineering
22 517 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC
23 512 (9.71%) PHP
24 471 (8.93%) OO
25 461 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
26 447 (8.48%) MySQL
27 408 (7.74%) HTML5
28 405 (7.68%) Scrum
29 371 (7.04%) Project Management
30 369 (7.00%) C++

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 164 (3.11%) CMS
2 103 (1.95%) Apache
3 102 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 96 (1.82%) IIS
5 88 (1.67%) Node.js
6 84 (1.59%) WordPress
7 69 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 57 (1.08%) JBoss
9 53 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 45 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 38 (0.72%) SAS
12 33 (0.63%) Drupal
13 31 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 26 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 23 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 22 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (0.28%) Lync
Applications
1 537 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 257 (4.87%) MS Office
3 120 (2.28%) Photoshop
4 63 (1.19%) MS Project
5 46 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 42 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
7 30 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 27 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 21 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 18 (0.34%) Fireworks
11 17 (0.32%) InDesign
12 15 (0.28%) SPSS
13 8 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
14 7 (0.13%) PowerPivot
14 7 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.095%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.095%) Maya
16 4 (0.076%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.076%) RoboHelp
16 4 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 46 (0.87%) Magento
2 20 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.19%) SAP SRM
7 10 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.15%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.095%) SAP SD
10 5 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.076%) AWD
12 3 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 94 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (1.31%) SaaS
3 63 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 23 (0.44%) GitHub
6 21 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.30%) Office 365
8 10 (0.19%) IaaS
8 10 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
9 6 (0.11%) Heroku
9 6 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.076%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.076%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.076%) PaaS
10 4 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.057%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.057%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 184 (3.49%) Internet
2 97 (1.84%) Firewall
3 89 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 80 (1.52%) DNS
5 59 (1.12%) LAN
6 55 (1.04%) WAN
7 51 (0.97%) DHCP
8 38 (0.72%) HTTP
9 28 (0.53%) Network Security
10 24 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (0.46%) SAN
11 22 (0.42%) VPN
12 20 (0.38%) Intranet
13 18 (0.34%) MPLS
14 17 (0.32%) VoIP
14 17 (0.32%) SSL
14 17 (0.32%) Broadband
15 16 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (0.28%) Wireless
16 15 (0.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1244 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 447 (8.48%) MySQL
3 201 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 147 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 142 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 133 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 105 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 102 (1.93%) Oracle Database
10 78 (1.48%) Big Data
11 75 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 73 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 70 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 40 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 40 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 37 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
16 35 (0.66%) RDBMS
17 32 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 31 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 269 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 220 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 163 (3.09%) NUnit
4 135 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 125 (2.37%) Moq
6 124 (2.35%) Subversion
7 114 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
8 79 (1.50%) MSTest
9 78 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 70 (1.33%) JUnit
11 62 (1.18%) Maven
12 57 (1.08%) Jenkins
13 55 (1.04%) Selenium
14 53 (1.01%) JIRA
15 28 (0.53%) TeamCity
15 28 (0.53%) Ant
16 27 (0.51%) JMeter
17 22 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
17 22 (0.42%) Mercurial
18 20 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 1032 (19.58%) Finance
2 326 (6.18%) Marketing
3 286 (5.42%) Banking
4 224 (4.25%) Retail
5 206 (3.91%) Games
6 136 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 96 (1.82%) Advertising
8 74 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 69 (1.31%) Front Office
10 61 (1.16%) Law
11 60 (1.14%) Back Office
12 52 (0.99%) Electronics
13 49 (0.93%) Legal
14 42 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 38 (0.72%) Publishing
16 32 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 32 (0.61%) Automotive
17 30 (0.57%) Aerospace
18 21 (0.40%) Billing
19 19 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1641 (31.13%) .NET
2 1548 (29.36%) HTML
3 1272 (24.13%) CSS
4 1098 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 681 (12.92%) jQuery
6 517 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 408 (7.74%) HTML5
8 368 (6.98%) .NET Framework
9 330 (6.26%) XML
10 304 (5.77%) Web Services
11 284 (5.39%) WCF
12 265 (5.03%) AngularJS
13 236 (4.48%) CSS3
14 213 (4.04%) WPF
15 188 (3.57%) Spring
16 157 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 155 (2.94%) Ajax
18 138 (2.62%) LINQ
19 136 (2.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 132 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 954 (18.10%) Computer Science
2 461 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 297 (5.63%) Mathematics
4 235 (4.46%) User Experience
5 146 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 138 (2.62%) Physics
7 135 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 100 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 84 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 81 (1.54%) Social Media
11 77 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
12 62 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 56 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 52 (0.99%) NHS
15 51 (0.97%) Data Centre
16 49 (0.93%) Statistics
17 46 (0.87%) Equities
18 42 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 40 (0.76%) Client/Server
20 36 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 584 (11.08%) Windows
2 544 (10.32%) Linux
3 220 (4.17%) UNIX
4 154 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 149 (2.83%) Android
6 107 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 92 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (0.97%) Solaris
9 47 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 37 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (0.59%) CentOS
14 30 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 25 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
16 23 (0.44%) Debian
17 20 (0.38%) Windows Vista
18 18 (0.34%) Windows 8
19 17 (0.32%) Mac OS X
20 9 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1228 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 983 (18.65%) MVC
3 552 (10.47%) TDD
4 529 (10.03%) Software Engineering
5 471 (8.93%) OO
6 405 (7.68%) Scrum
7 371 (7.04%) Project Management
8 356 (6.75%) Web Development
9 249 (4.72%) OOP
10 234 (4.44%) SDLC
11 220 (4.17%) BDD
12 215 (4.08%) Web Application Development
13 213 (4.04%) E-Commerce
14 184 (3.49%) Analytics
15 180 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
16 168 (3.19%) PRINCE2
17 166 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
18 162 (3.07%) ITIL
19 159 (3.02%) Business Analysis
20 135 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1764 (33.46%) C#
2 1620 (30.73%) SQL
3 1431 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 991 (18.80%) Java
5 512 (9.71%) PHP
6 369 (7.00%) C++
7 298 (5.65%) Python
8 284 (5.39%) T-SQL
9 274 (5.20%) VB.NET
10 162 (3.07%) Ruby
11 140 (2.66%) C
12 130 (2.47%) VB
13 99 (1.88%) Perl
14 96 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 87 (1.65%) VBA
16 79 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 55 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 47 (0.89%) Objective-C
19 46 (0.87%) PHP5
20 39 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1687 (32.00%) Degree
2 123 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.23%) ISEB
5 62 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 50 (0.95%) MCP
7 49 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (0.91%) CCNA
9 41 (0.78%) PhD
10 37 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 30 (0.57%) MCTS
12 29 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 28 (0.53%) PMI Certification
13 28 (0.53%) MCSD
14 25 (0.47%) MCAD
15 22 (0.42%) MCSE
16 21 (0.40%) PMP
16 21 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (5.01%) QA
2 47 (0.89%) SLA
3 23 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.095%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.095%) HL7
8 4 (0.076%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.057%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.057%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.057%) P3O
10 2 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.038%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.019%) WAI
11 1 (0.019%) MiFID
11 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.019%) BS7799
System Software
1 143 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 69 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.28%) vSphere
5 12 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 11 (0.21%) Firmware
6 11 (0.21%) XenApp
7 6 (0.11%) Xen
7 6 (0.11%) vCloud
7 6 (0.11%) Docker
8 4 (0.076%) KVM
8 4 (0.076%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.057%) Snort
9 3 (0.057%) HDFS
10 2 (0.038%) Varnish
10 2 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.038%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.038%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.038%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (0.87%) Puppet
2 33 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.40%) Ansible
4 17 (0.32%) Nagios
5 13 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 13 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.21%) cPanel
7 10 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.15%) Plesk
8 8 (0.15%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.15%) Webmin
9 7 (0.13%) WSUS
9 7 (0.13%) SCCM
10 6 (0.11%) SCOM
10 6 (0.11%) Salt
11 5 (0.095%) Oracle ZFS
12 4 (0.076%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.076%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.076%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 787 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 348 (6.60%) Oracle
3 109 (2.07%) Google
4 103 (1.95%) VMware
5 92 (1.75%) Adobe
6 90 (1.71%) SAP
7 87 (1.65%) Cisco
8 66 (1.25%) Zend
9 58 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 35 (0.66%) HP
11 33 (0.63%) Citrix
12 29 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 28 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 28 (0.53%) IBM
13 28 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (0.51%) Twitter
15 24 (0.46%) F5
15 24 (0.46%) Facebook
15 24 (0.46%) Juniper
16 22 (0.42%) Apple
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