The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 29 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.19% 4.00% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 4.02% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £25,000 £19,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -8.13%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 174 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 94.64% 99.43% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 120 163 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Junior
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Junior Salary Trend in Halifax

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
7 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 1 (9.09%) MVC

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Google