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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 36 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.89% 0.66% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.70% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,100 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,900 £22,850
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
209 285 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.89% 94.37% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 188 266 425
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) DNS

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint