The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 114 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 57 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 1.24% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.30% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 31 32
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 3083 2894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.80% 95.36% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2030 2016
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Junior
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Edinburgh -15 25 £26,500 +16.48% 4
Glasgow +2 23 £32,750 +22.42% 6
Dundee - 4 £23,500 -
Aberdeen +9 1 £25,000 -
Aberdeenshire 0 1 - -
Fife -3 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 56 (48.28%) Degree
2 47 (40.52%) Java
3 37 (31.90%) C#
4 34 (29.31%) .NET
4 34 (29.31%) Computer Science
5 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
6 28 (24.14%) C++
7 27 (23.28%) Finance
8 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
9 25 (21.55%) HTML
10 24 (20.69%) SQL
11 23 (19.83%) Mathematics
12 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET
13 19 (16.38%) Oracle
14 17 (14.66%) CSS
15 16 (13.79%) Physics
16 15 (12.93%) Market Risk
16 15 (12.93%) Grid Computing
16 15 (12.93%) Python
17 14 (12.07%) MVC
17 14 (12.07%) Risk Management
18 13 (11.21%) OO
19 12 (10.34%) Windows
19 12 (10.34%) PL/SQL
20 11 (9.48%) XML
20 11 (9.48%) Linux
20 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
20 11 (9.48%) Open Source

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.31%) SAS
2 4 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (2.59%) Drupal
3 3 (2.59%) CMS
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.72%) Node.js
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.86%) CICS
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Office
3 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.59%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Big Data
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.72%) MS Access
4 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.03%) JUnit
3 5 (4.31%) TestNG
4 4 (3.45%) WinDbg
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
6 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) ProC
7 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Games
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) .NET
2 25 (21.55%) HTML
3 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 17 (14.66%) CSS
5 11 (9.48%) XML
6 10 (8.62%) jQuery
7 9 (7.76%) HTML5
8 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (6.90%) Java EE
9 7 (6.03%) XSLT
10 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.17%) Ajax
10 6 (5.17%) JSF
11 5 (4.31%) Spring
11 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.31%) CSS3
12 4 (3.45%) J2EE
13 3 (2.59%) WCF
13 3 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (2.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 23 (19.83%) Mathematics
3 16 (13.79%) Physics
4 15 (12.93%) Market Risk
4 15 (12.93%) Grid Computing
5 11 (9.48%) Open Source
6 9 (7.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.72%) Social Media
8 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.86%) Firmware
9 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) Android
4 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.59%) AIX
6 2 (1.72%) UNIX
6 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.86%) MVS
7 1 (0.86%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) Software Engineering
2 14 (12.07%) MVC
2 14 (12.07%) Risk Management
3 13 (11.21%) OO
4 9 (7.76%) SOA
5 6 (5.17%) Project Management
6 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.45%) Content Management
7 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.59%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.59%) Web Development
8 3 (2.59%) System Testing
8 3 (2.59%) Time Management
8 3 (2.59%) OOP
9 2 (1.72%) Game Development
9 2 (1.72%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (1.72%) Analytics
9 2 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.52%) Java
2 37 (31.90%) C#
3 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.14%) C++
5 24 (20.69%) SQL
6 15 (12.93%) Python
7 12 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.76%) PHP
9 8 (6.90%) C
10 7 (6.03%) Perl
10 7 (6.03%) VB
10 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.31%) Lisp
12 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.59%) Ruby
13 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.72%) Scala
14 2 (1.72%) Jython
15 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (48.28%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) PhD
3 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.38%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) JBoss
4 4 (3.45%) Adobe
4 4 (3.45%) Atmel
5 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.72%) Talend
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) Alterian
7 1 (0.86%) Telerik
7 1 (0.86%) Zend
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Sybase
7 1 (0.86%) Vertica
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter
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