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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 33 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.14% 4.63% 11.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 5.15% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Junior
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 97 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 99.43% 89.81% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 153 93 69
Average salary £32,500 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Junior
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Junior Salary Trend in Preston

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) OOP
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Content Management
1 1 (14.29%) Android Development
1 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft