The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 57 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 30 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.59% 2.48% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.59% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 34
Average salary £28,750 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1097 1081 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.73% 95.83% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 870 860 802
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Junior
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Essex region.

Junior Salary Trend in Essex

Junior
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Essex

Junior
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Essex 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
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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
Hockley - 11 £30,000 -
Chelmsford +1 6 £32,500 +25.00%
Basildon - 2 £23,500 -
Colchester -5 1 £21,500 -21.81%
Junior
East of England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 29 (44.62%) .NET
4 23 (35.38%) Visual Studio
5 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
5 22 (33.85%) VB.NET
6 21 (32.31%) Degree
7 20 (30.77%) HTML
8 18 (27.69%) Finance
9 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
10 14 (21.54%) jQuery
11 11 (16.92%) Windows
12 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (15.38%) RDBMS
12 10 (15.38%) OCA
12 10 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (15.38%) Oracle
12 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
12 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
12 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 9 (13.85%) C#
14 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
15 7 (10.77%) WinForms
15 7 (10.77%) CSS
16 6 (9.23%) UNIX
16 6 (9.23%) Web Development
16 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (7.69%) Data Guard
17 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
17 5 (7.69%) Oracle RAC

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (1.54%) IIS
1 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) Junos
2 2 (3.08%) Multicast
2 2 (3.08%) SDH
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) DWDM
2 2 (3.08%) MPLS
2 2 (3.08%) OSPF
2 2 (3.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.69%) SQLPlus
5 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 2 (3.08%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
3 20 (30.77%) HTML
4 14 (21.54%) jQuery
5 7 (10.77%) WinForms
5 7 (10.77%) CSS
6 5 (7.69%) Google Maps API
6 5 (7.69%) WPF
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.54%) Java EE
8 1 (1.54%) WCF
8 1 (1.54%) Spring
8 1 (1.54%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.54%) JPA
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.54%) Struts
8 1 (1.54%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) XSL
8 1 (1.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Equities
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Social Network
4 1 (1.54%) Online Games
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
2 6 (9.23%) Web Development
3 5 (7.69%) Change Management
3 5 (7.69%) E-business
4 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.62%) Online Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) System Testing
5 2 (3.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (3.08%) MVC
5 2 (3.08%) Scrum
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) Network Design
6 1 (1.54%) TDD
6 1 (1.54%) Web Design
6 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.54%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 22 (33.85%) VB.NET
3 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 9 (13.85%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Java
7 2 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) OCA
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (7.69%) OCP
4 2 (3.08%) JNCIE
4 2 (3.08%) CCIE
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Juniper
5 2 (3.08%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe