The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 102 102 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 46 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.81% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.89% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 24
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
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
2903 3116 2780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.28% 95.41% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 2008 1936
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Junior
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Junior Salary Trend in Scotland

Junior
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Scotland

Junior
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Edinburgh -7 21 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Glasgow +5 17 £28,000 +12.00% 3
Scottish Borders - 3 £20,500 - 1
Dundee +12 1 £26,000 -
Aberdeen +3 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £18,250 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (36.11%) Java
2 38 (35.19%) C#
3 37 (34.26%) Degree
4 30 (27.78%) .NET
4 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
5 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
6 27 (25.00%) SQL
7 26 (24.07%) HTML
8 23 (21.30%) Oracle
8 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (20.37%) CSS
10 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
10 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
11 18 (16.67%) jQuery
11 18 (16.67%) Finance
11 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 18 (16.67%) Linux
12 17 (15.74%) OO
12 17 (15.74%) Windows
13 16 (14.81%) Relational Database
14 15 (13.89%) MVC
15 14 (12.96%) Banking
15 14 (12.96%) C++
16 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.11%) MySQL
18 11 (10.19%) PHP
18 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2
18 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
18 11 (10.19%) Project Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (7.41%) IIS
2 6 (5.56%) JBoss
2 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.78%) CMS
3 3 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.85%) SAS
4 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) Moodle
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS Project
3 4 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.11%) MySQL
4 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.63%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.78%) MSI
3 3 (2.78%) Xcode
4 2 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) Moq
5 1 (0.93%) Firebug
5 1 (0.93%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (2.78%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) .NET
2 26 (24.07%) HTML
3 22 (20.37%) CSS
4 18 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 18 (16.67%) jQuery
5 11 (10.19%) .NET Framework
6 10 (9.26%) Web Services
6 10 (9.26%) HTML5
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.41%) Ajax
9 6 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (5.56%) Middleware
9 6 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.63%) CORBA
10 5 (4.63%) Spring
11 4 (3.70%) NHibernate
11 4 (3.70%) Java EE
11 4 (3.70%) XML
11 4 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.63%) Physics
4 5 (4.63%) PMI
5 3 (2.78%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.78%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.85%) Open Source
6 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.93%) VHDL
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) BBC
7 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.67%) Linux
2 17 (15.74%) Windows
3 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.56%) AIX
5 5 (4.63%) Solaris
6 2 (1.85%) Android
6 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.93%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.74%) OO
4 15 (13.89%) MVC
5 11 (10.19%) Project Management
5 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.26%) Web Development
6 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.48%) OOD
7 7 (6.48%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.56%) SOA
8 6 (5.56%) ETL
8 6 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 5 (4.63%) ITIL
9 5 (4.63%) RUP
9 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.11%) Java
2 38 (35.19%) C#
3 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (12.96%) C++
6 11 (10.19%) PHP
7 8 (7.41%) Perl
8 7 (6.48%) Python
9 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.63%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.63%) C
10 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.85%) Lisp
12 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.93%) VC++
13 1 (0.93%) Ruby
13 1 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (34.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.70%) CISA
3 4 (3.70%) HND
3 4 (3.70%) CISSP
4 3 (2.78%) PhD
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) OCP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Adobe
3 5 (4.63%) Niku
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Ektron
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Sybase
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Alterian
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