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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 125 142 150
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 36 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 10
Average salary £27,250 £23,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.95% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
3487 2925 2990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.60% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2236 1923 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +13 22 £30,000 +13.20% 4
Edinburgh -13 6 £26,750 +21.59%
Dundee - 3 £25,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Fife - 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 27 August 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 48 (63.16%) Java
2 39 (51.32%) Degree
3 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 26 (34.21%) C#
4 26 (34.21%) HTML
5 25 (32.89%) .NET
6 21 (27.63%) C++
6 21 (27.63%) Computer Science
7 20 (26.32%) Finance
8 19 (25.00%) CSS
8 19 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 17 (22.37%) Physics
9 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
10 16 (21.05%) Grid Computing
10 16 (21.05%) Market Risk
11 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
11 15 (19.74%) SQL
12 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.79%) jQuery
12 12 (15.79%) HTML5
13 11 (14.47%) Open Source
13 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.16%) XML
14 10 (13.16%) MVC
15 9 (11.84%) PHP
16 8 (10.53%) Oracle
16 8 (10.53%) OO
16 8 (10.53%) Python
16 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
16 8 (10.53%) Java EE

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 3 (3.95%) Drupal
2 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.63%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
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 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) OLAP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JUnit
2 5 (6.58%) TestNG
3 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) ProC
5 1 (1.32%) Xcode
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) HTML
2 25 (32.89%) .NET
3 19 (25.00%) CSS
4 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
5 12 (15.79%) jQuery
5 12 (15.79%) HTML5
6 10 (13.16%) XML
7 8 (10.53%) Java EE
8 7 (9.21%) XSLT
8 7 (9.21%) Hibernate
8 7 (9.21%) JSF
9 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.58%) CSS3
10 5 (6.58%) Spring
10 5 (6.58%) Ajax
11 4 (5.26%) J2EE
12 3 (3.95%) REST
13 2 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.63%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Computer Science
2 19 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 17 (22.37%) Physics
4 16 (21.05%) Market Risk
4 16 (21.05%) Grid Computing
5 11 (14.47%) Open Source
6 3 (3.95%) Mobile Games
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
1 5 (6.58%) Android
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.32%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Risk Management
2 10 (13.16%) MVC
3 8 (10.53%) OO
3 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.58%) SOA
5 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.26%) Content Management
6 3 (3.95%) Web Development
6 3 (3.95%) OOP
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%) Web Design
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.32%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.32%) Machine Learning
8 1 (1.32%) Product Management
8 1 (1.32%) BDD
8 1 (1.32%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) Java
2 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 26 (34.21%) C#
4 21 (27.63%) C++
5 15 (19.74%) SQL
6 9 (11.84%) PHP
7 8 (10.53%) Python
8 5 (6.58%) VB
9 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.95%) Ruby
11 2 (2.63%) Scala
11 2 (2.63%) Jython
11 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) COBOL
12 1 (1.32%) C
12 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) Adobe
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) Alterian
5 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 2 (2.63%) Talend
6 1 (1.32%) Zend
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Telerik
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