The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 52 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 1.15% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.19% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +11.70%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 335 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.79% 95.99% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 245 308 348
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Junior
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Junior Salary Trend in Luton

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint