The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 103 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 37 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.60% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.70% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 23
Average salary £28,500 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,025 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £27,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Junior
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Junior Salary Trend in Reading

Junior
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Reading

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 22 (27.85%) QA
3 18 (22.78%) Linux
4 17 (21.52%) ISEB
5 15 (18.99%) Retail
5 15 (18.99%) Degree
6 14 (17.72%) Software Testing
6 14 (17.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
7 12 (15.19%) SQL
8 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.66%) C
9 10 (12.66%) .NET
9 10 (12.66%) Python
10 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
11 8 (10.13%) C++
11 8 (10.13%) HTML
11 8 (10.13%) Project Management
12 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.86%) UNIX
12 7 (8.86%) Multimedia
12 7 (8.86%) SaaS
13 6 (7.59%) 4G
13 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
13 6 (7.59%) Software Architecture
13 6 (7.59%) VoLTE
13 6 (7.59%) RHCA
13 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) Drupal
2 1 (1.27%) Lync
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.80%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
2 2 (2.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MicroStation
2 2 (2.53%) Solid Edge
3 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) LTE
1 6 (7.59%) 4G
1 6 (7.59%) VoLTE
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) Intranet
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) LAN
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Ant
2 4 (5.06%) Selenium
2 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.27%) NUnit
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.27%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Retail
3 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.86%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.80%) Back Office
6 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) CSS
4 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) WPF
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) WebGL
6 1 (1.27%) CSS3
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.27%) Sass
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.27%) EDI
6 1 (1.27%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.27%) DirectX
6 1 (1.27%) LAMP
6 1 (1.27%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.33%) Firmware
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) GIS
4 2 (2.53%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Physics
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) UNIX
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) Software Testing
2 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) Project Management
4 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.59%) Data Protection
5 6 (7.59%) Software Architecture
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.06%) Scrum
7 4 (5.06%) ITIL
8 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.80%) MVC
8 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.80%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.53%) Web Development
9 2 (2.53%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Change Management
9 2 (2.53%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.66%) C
3 10 (12.66%) Python
4 8 (10.13%) C++
5 6 (7.59%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) Java
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) VBScript
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) ABAP
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.27%) XAML
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) ISEB
2 15 (18.99%) Degree
3 14 (17.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.59%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) RHCA
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.33%) OCA
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.53%) SSCP
6 2 (2.53%) GCIA
6 2 (2.53%) GCIH
6 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) COBIT
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.53%) Snort
4 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
1 6 (7.59%) VMware
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Juniper
3 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.80%) SolidWorks
4 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.53%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.53%) Websense
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Dell
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.53%) Symantec
4 2 (2.53%) McAfee
5 1 (1.27%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Riverbed
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