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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 104 123 129
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 71 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.96% 1.07% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.14% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 61 21 29
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
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
3452 2903 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.41% 94.56% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 1898 2078
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,795
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 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
(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 +18 31 £24,000 -12.72% 4
Edinburgh -6 30 £27,500 +14.58% 4
Dundee +13 3 £25,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (44.19%) Java
2 56 (43.41%) Degree
3 48 (37.21%) C#
4 41 (31.78%) .NET
5 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
6 36 (27.91%) Computer Science
7 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
8 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
8 32 (24.81%) Software Engineering
9 31 (24.03%) SQL
10 29 (22.48%) C++
10 29 (22.48%) Finance
11 28 (21.71%) HTML
12 27 (20.93%) Oracle
13 24 (18.60%) Mathematics
14 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
14 23 (17.83%) CSS
15 18 (13.95%) Windows
15 18 (13.95%) OO
16 17 (13.18%) Physics
16 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (12.40%) jQuery
17 16 (12.40%) Linux
18 15 (11.63%) Grid Computing
18 15 (11.63%) Market Risk
18 15 (11.63%) HTML5
19 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (10.85%) Risk Management
20 13 (10.08%) MVC
20 13 (10.08%) Python

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (5.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) SAS
3 5 (3.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) LAN
1 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.98%) MySQL
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.10%) Big Data
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.55%) MS Access
8 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.78%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.43%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.88%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.33%) WinDbg
5 3 (2.33%) JUnit
5 3 (2.33%) Xcode
5 3 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.55%) TestNG
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
7 1 (0.78%) ProC
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Games
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.33%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.78%) .NET
2 28 (21.71%) HTML
3 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
3 23 (17.83%) CSS
4 16 (12.40%) jQuery
5 15 (11.63%) HTML5
6 9 (6.98%) Ajax
7 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.20%) Web Services
8 7 (5.43%) XML
8 7 (5.43%) Middleware
8 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.43%) Java EE
8 7 (5.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (4.65%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.88%) CSS3
10 5 (3.88%) CORBA
11 4 (3.10%) Spring
11 4 (3.10%) JSF
11 4 (3.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.60%) Mathematics
3 17 (13.18%) Physics
3 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.63%) Grid Computing
4 15 (11.63%) Market Risk
5 8 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (4.65%) Open Source
7 3 (2.33%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) VHDL
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
9 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) Windows
2 16 (12.40%) Linux
3 9 (6.98%) Android
4 7 (5.43%) AIX
4 7 (5.43%) Solaris
5 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) Software Engineering
2 18 (13.95%) OO
3 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.85%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.08%) MVC
5 9 (6.98%) SOA
6 8 (6.20%) Project Management
6 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.88%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.10%) OOD
9 4 (3.10%) Line Management
10 3 (2.33%) Content Management
11 2 (1.55%) Web Development
11 2 (1.55%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.55%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.55%) System Testing
11 2 (1.55%) Product Marketing
11 2 (1.55%) Investment Management
11 2 (1.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.19%) Java
2 48 (37.21%) C#
3 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.03%) SQL
5 29 (22.48%) C++
6 13 (10.08%) Python
7 12 (9.30%) PHP
7 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.75%) C
9 8 (6.20%) Perl
10 7 (5.43%) VB
10 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.88%) Lisp
12 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.55%) Ruby
14 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (43.41%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) PhD
3 2 (1.55%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.93%) Oracle
3 8 (6.20%) Adobe
4 7 (5.43%) JBoss
5 3 (2.33%) VMware
5 3 (2.33%) Atmel
6 2 (1.55%) Alterian
6 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.55%) Twitter
7 1 (0.78%) Vertica
7 1 (0.78%) Talend
7 1 (0.78%) Sybase
7 1 (0.78%) Zend
7 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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