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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 65 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 13 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.78% 2.24% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.30% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 17
Average salary £22,500 £26,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 912 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.40% 97.12% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 618 809 715
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Junior
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Junior Salary Trend in Oxford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 32 (57.14%) Degree
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) C#
4 23 (41.07%) Computer Science
5 21 (37.50%) .NET
6 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 19 (33.93%) HTML
8 18 (32.14%) CSS
9 15 (26.79%) Java
10 12 (21.43%) Python
11 11 (19.64%) C++
11 11 (19.64%) Ruby
12 10 (17.86%) Linux
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) Project Management
13 9 (16.07%) Open Source
14 8 (14.29%) Finance
14 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 8 (14.29%) OO
14 8 (14.29%) Perl
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.50%) MS Project
15 7 (12.50%) jQuery
15 7 (12.50%) Web Development
16 6 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (10.71%) Workflow
16 6 (10.71%) Oracle
16 6 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
17 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.14%) Apache
1 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project Server
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Project
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) GCC
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) HTML
3 18 (32.14%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.14%) J2EE
7 4 (7.14%) JSP
7 4 (7.14%) Struts
7 4 (7.14%) JSF
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
3 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.93%) Equities
3 5 (8.93%) Derivative
3 5 (8.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
4 1 (1.79%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Debian
3 4 (7.14%) Fedora
4 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) OO
3 7 (12.50%) Web Development
4 6 (10.71%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.14%) UML
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.57%) OOD
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Use Case
8 2 (3.57%) Content Management
9 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) SQL
2 26 (46.43%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.79%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) Python
6 11 (19.64%) C++
6 11 (19.64%) Ruby
7 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 8 (14.29%) Perl
8 4 (7.14%) C
8 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat