The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 48 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 9 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.21% 2.36% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.41% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 5
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
395 539 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.05% 97.82% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 322 477 317
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Junior
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Junior Salary Trend in Leicester

Junior
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Leicester

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) French Language
1 2 (18.18%) German Language
1 2 (18.18%) Italian Language
1 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft