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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 102 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 40 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 1.43% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.54% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 35
Average salary £33,750 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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
2296 2141 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.26% 92.76% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1693 1581
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Reading

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 22 (27.50%) QA
3 20 (25.00%) Linux
4 17 (21.25%) ISEB
5 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 15 (18.75%) Retail
6 14 (17.50%) Software Testing
6 14 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (17.50%) Test Planning
7 13 (16.25%) Degree
8 12 (15.00%) SQL
9 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.75%) .NET
9 11 (13.75%) Multimedia
10 10 (12.50%) RHCA
10 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (12.50%) VoLTE
10 10 (12.50%) LTE
10 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 10 (12.50%) 4G
10 10 (12.50%) C
10 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 10 (12.50%) CCNA
10 10 (12.50%) VMware
11 9 (11.25%) C#
11 9 (11.25%) Python
11 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.50%) Drupal
1 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.50%) Solid Edge
2 2 (2.50%) MicroStation
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.25%) Simulink
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) VoLTE
1 10 (12.50%) LTE
1 10 (12.50%) 4G
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) Intranet
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Ant
2 4 (5.00%) Selenium
2 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) JUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Retail
3 11 (13.75%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) HTML
3 6 (7.50%) CSS
4 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.50%) WPF
5 2 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (1.25%) LAMP
6 1 (1.25%) WinForms
6 1 (1.25%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.25%) EDI
6 1 (1.25%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.25%) DirectX
6 1 (1.25%) JSP
6 1 (1.25%) STL
6 1 (1.25%) XHTML
6 1 (1.25%) Sass
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.25%) WebGL
6 1 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) Firmware
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
4 1 (1.25%) GIS
4 1 (1.25%) Kinect
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Software Testing
1 14 (17.50%) Test Planning
2 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
4 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 6 (7.50%) Project Management
5 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL
5 4 (5.00%) Scrum
5 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.75%) MVC
6 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.75%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (3.75%) Web Development
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.50%) C
4 9 (11.25%) C#
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) Java
8 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 2 (2.50%) Ruby
9 2 (2.50%) VBScript
9 2 (2.50%) VB
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) XAML
10 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.25%) ABAP
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) ISEB
2 14 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (16.25%) Degree
4 10 (12.50%) RHCA
4 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) OCA
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 2 (2.50%) GCIA
6 2 (2.50%) GCIH
6 2 (2.50%) SSCP
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) QA
2 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) COBIT
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.50%) Snort
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 10 (12.50%) VMware
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) SolidWorks
3 3 (3.75%) Juniper
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Dell
4 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec
4 2 (2.50%) McAfee
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Websense
5 1 (1.25%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.25%) Sony
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
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