The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 54 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.91% 1.78% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.87% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 2
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £19,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
494 534 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.27% 94.85% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 452 470 294
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Junior
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Junior Salary Trend in Northampton

Junior
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Northampton

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) Marketing
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) OOP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Bug Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe