The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 48 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 14 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.75% 2.71% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.73% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 3
Average salary £21,750 £23,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.43% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £16,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £55,000 £26,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
492 439 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.47% 99.32% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 429 377 405
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Junior
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Junior Salary Trend in Lancashire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Junior
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Preston +3 6 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Blackburn -11 3 £21,000 -1.17% 1
Chorley - 2 £27,250 - 1
Lancaster +18 1 £18,500 -19.56% 1
Accrington -3 1 £22,500 -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Retail
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) OOP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) JSP
7 2 (7.41%) Struts
7 2 (7.41%) WinForms
7 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.41%) LINQ
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.70%) Symfony
8 1 (3.70%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Tandem
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Kanban
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) Android Development
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) X++
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Zend
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Preston
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago