The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 139 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 19 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 1.02% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.07% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 19
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £23,750 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £28,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2831 3721 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.22% 94.88% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2441 1831
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Junior Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Junior Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Junior Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 12 £27,500 -26.66% 6
Edinburgh +6 6 £36,000 +34.57%
Dundee +2 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Fife - 1 £26,000 -
Junior Developer
UK

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) MVC
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
8 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 5 (14.71%) Web Development
9 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
10 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) Linux

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.82%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) Moodle
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) RSpec
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) jQuery
4 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) Swing
9 3 (8.82%) Servlets
9 3 (8.82%) J2EE
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) WebSockets
10 2 (5.88%) NHibernate
10 2 (5.88%) HTML5
10 2 (5.88%) WinForms
11 1 (2.94%) XML
11 1 (2.94%) XSLT
11 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Physics
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) TDD
3 5 (14.71%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) UX Design
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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