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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 138 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 35 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 9
Average salary £27,500 £24,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £33,500
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
3447 2872 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.22% 94.54% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2198 1884 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 +8 21 £28,750 +8.49% 3
Edinburgh -16 6 £27,000 +12.50% 2
Dundee - 2 £25,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
Junior Developer
UK

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 46 (60.53%) Java
2 35 (46.05%) Degree
3 30 (39.47%) C#
4 29 (38.16%) .NET
5 27 (35.53%) HTML
6 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
7 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
7 21 (27.63%) CSS
8 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 19 (25.00%) C++
9 19 (25.00%) Finance
10 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
11 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 16 (21.05%) Physics
11 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (19.74%) Market Risk
12 15 (19.74%) jQuery
12 15 (19.74%) SQL
12 15 (19.74%) Grid Computing
13 14 (18.42%) Risk Management
13 14 (18.42%) HTML5
14 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
15 10 (13.16%) PHP
15 10 (13.16%) MVC
16 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
16 8 (10.53%) Oracle
16 8 (10.53%) XML
16 8 (10.53%) Open Source
17 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.63%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.32%) Drupal
3 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.58%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) OLTP
6 1 (1.32%) NewSQL
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) JUnit
2 3 (3.95%) Xcode
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.95%) TestNG
2 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.32%) ProC
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.32%) Toad
4 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Music Industry
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) .NET
2 27 (35.53%) HTML
3 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.63%) CSS
4 15 (19.74%) jQuery
5 14 (18.42%) HTML5
6 8 (10.53%) XML
7 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
7 7 (9.21%) Ajax
7 7 (9.21%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.89%) Java EE
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.58%) CSS3
9 5 (6.58%) Spring
9 5 (6.58%) JSF
9 5 (6.58%) XSLT
10 4 (5.26%) J2EE
11 3 (3.95%) Web Services
11 3 (3.95%) REST
12 2 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 18 (23.68%) Mathematics
3 16 (21.05%) Physics
3 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (19.74%) Market Risk
4 15 (19.74%) Grid Computing
5 8 (10.53%) Open Source
6 3 (3.95%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.63%) User Experience
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
1 5 (6.58%) Android
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.32%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Risk Management
2 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) MVC
4 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.21%) OO
6 3 (3.95%) Content Management
6 3 (3.95%) SOA
7 2 (2.63%) System Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.63%) Game Development
7 2 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.63%) OOP
7 2 (2.63%) OOD
7 2 (2.63%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Web Design
7 2 (2.63%) Web Development
7 2 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (1.32%) Project Management
8 1 (1.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.00%) C++
5 15 (19.74%) SQL
6 10 (13.16%) PHP
7 7 (9.21%) Python
8 5 (6.58%) VB
9 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.95%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.95%) Ruby
11 2 (2.63%) Scala
11 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) Jython
12 1 (1.32%) COBOL
12 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (46.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) HND
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) Alterian
6 1 (1.32%) Telerik
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Talend
6 1 (1.32%) Zend
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