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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 81 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 59 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.50% 2.22% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.42% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 53
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
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
2218 2110 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.98% 91.66% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1607 1577
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Reading

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 38 (36.19%) HTML
2 37 (35.24%) C#
2 37 (35.24%) JavaScript
2 37 (35.24%) .NET
3 36 (34.29%) CSS
4 35 (33.33%) Degree
5 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (28.57%) jQuery
7 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 22 (20.95%) Computer Science
9 21 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 20 (19.05%) QA
10 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (18.10%) SQL
12 18 (17.14%) MVC
12 18 (17.14%) HTML5
13 17 (16.19%) Linux
14 16 (15.24%) Selenium
15 15 (14.29%) System Testing
15 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
15 15 (14.29%) Finance
15 15 (14.29%) VMware
15 15 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
16 14 (13.33%) Windows
16 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
17 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (12.38%) VB.NET
17 13 (12.38%) Microsoft

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.95%) Apache
1 1 (0.95%) IIS
1 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
1 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Office
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) InDesign
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) LTE
1 10 (9.52%) 4G
1 10 (9.52%) VoLTE
2 8 (7.62%) ATM
3 6 (5.71%) Broadband
3 6 (5.71%) DSLAM
4 5 (4.76%) Wireless
4 5 (4.76%) CDMA
4 5 (4.76%) SDH
4 5 (4.76%) UMTS
4 5 (4.76%) NGN
5 3 (2.86%) Firewall
5 3 (2.86%) Internet
5 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.86%) PPP
5 3 (2.86%) VPN
5 3 (2.86%) VoIP
5 3 (2.86%) xDSL
6 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 2 (1.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Selenium
2 15 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.95%) Ant
5 1 (0.95%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 12 (11.43%) Multimedia
4 9 (8.57%) Retail
5 7 (6.67%) Banking
5 7 (6.67%) Marketing
6 5 (4.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.90%) French Language
8 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.19%) HTML
2 37 (35.24%) .NET
3 36 (34.29%) CSS
4 30 (28.57%) jQuery
5 28 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.14%) HTML5
7 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (10.48%) CSS3
9 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.81%) WCF
12 3 (2.86%) WPF
13 2 (1.90%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (1.90%) WF
13 2 (1.90%) Ajax
13 2 (1.90%) XHTML
14 1 (0.95%) SAP XI
14 1 (0.95%) WinForms
14 1 (0.95%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.95%) AS400
7 1 (0.95%) W3C
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) Physics
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
3 10 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) UNIX
6 3 (2.86%) Solaris
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) MVC
3 15 (14.29%) System Testing
3 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 12 (11.43%) Automation Testing
5 7 (6.67%) Service Management
5 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.67%) TDD
6 6 (5.71%) ITIL
7 5 (4.76%) Project Management
7 5 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 5 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.76%) Product Management
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (3.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.81%) Change Management
9 3 (2.86%) OO
9 3 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.24%) C#
1 37 (35.24%) JavaScript
2 19 (18.10%) SQL
3 13 (12.38%) VB.NET
4 9 (8.57%) C++
5 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.86%) Python
6 3 (2.86%) C
6 3 (2.86%) PHP
6 3 (2.86%) Ruby
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) Perl
7 2 (1.90%) Java
8 1 (0.95%) VB
8 1 (0.95%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (33.33%) Degree
2 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.38%) CCNA
3 13 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.52%) RHCA
5 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.76%) ISEB
7 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.86%) Sun Certification
9 3 (2.86%) CCNP
9 3 (2.86%) SCSA
10 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) GCIA
10 2 (1.90%) GCIH
10 2 (1.90%) SSCP
11 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.05%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.76%) vSphere
2 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) VMware
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.52%) HP
4 5 (4.76%) Huawei
5 3 (2.86%) Veritas
5 3 (2.86%) Sun
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.90%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.90%) Adobe
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Dell
6 2 (1.90%) Juniper
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec
6 2 (1.90%) McAfee
6 2 (1.90%) Websense
6 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
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