The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 50 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 11 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.31% 1.83% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.95% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Average salary £28,500 £21,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £18,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,650 £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
450 461 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.34% 93.70% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 361 410 425
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Junior
North West

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 4 £22,500 +9.75%
Chorley - 1 £19,500 -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) Struts
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) Maven
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) WinForms
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) DTS
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) Struts
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
5 3 (15.00%) WinForms
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) MVC
1 3 (15.00%) Time Management
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle