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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 55 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 19 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.11% 2.87% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 3.02% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 6
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,600 £31,250
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
596 596 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.55% 95.06% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 512 542 323
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Northampton

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) MVC
3 14 (48.28%) Degree
4 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) C#
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
8 8 (27.59%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) OO
8 8 (27.59%) JSON
8 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (24.14%) Web Development
9 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (24.14%) PHP
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 6 (20.69%) OOP
10 6 (20.69%) Magento
10 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
10 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
10 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (17.24%) Open Source

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Mercurial
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 8 (27.59%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) JSON
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
8 2 (6.90%) WCF
9 1 (3.45%) HTML5
9 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) OO
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Web Development
4 6 (20.69%) OOP
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
8 1 (3.45%) Document Management
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Bug Management
8 1 (3.45%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) SAP