The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 127 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 33 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.75% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.84% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 53
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £19,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
2756 2997 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.60% 95.23% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1913 2429
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 June 2016.

Junior Salary Histogram in Scotland

Junior
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 17 £26,500 +6.00%
Glasgow -19 11 £27,000 +8.00% 6
West Lothian - 3 £32,500 -
Inverclyde - 3 £23,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £32,000 -
Fife -4 1 - -
Junior
UK

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 22 (30.14%) SQL
1 22 (30.14%) Degree
2 21 (28.77%) Finance
3 20 (27.40%) Software Engineering
3 20 (27.40%) Computer Science
4 19 (26.03%) Java
5 18 (24.66%) HTML
6 17 (23.29%) Project Management
7 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
8 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
8 12 (16.44%) C#
8 12 (16.44%) .NET
8 12 (16.44%) Retail
9 11 (15.07%) Oracle
9 11 (15.07%) Business Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) CSS
11 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.33%) Economics
11 9 (12.33%) Physics
12 8 (10.96%) Psychology
12 8 (10.96%) Local Government
12 8 (10.96%) Operations Research
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
13 7 (9.59%) J2EE
13 7 (9.59%) Linux
13 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
14 6 (8.22%) HL7
14 6 (8.22%) Workflow

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) Apache
1 2 (2.74%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) OLTP
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.37%) Codeship
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Local Government
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) HTML
2 12 (16.44%) .NET
3 10 (13.70%) CSS
4 7 (9.59%) J2EE
5 6 (8.22%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.74%) jQuery
8 2 (2.74%) LAMP
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.37%) COM
9 1 (1.37%) DirectX
9 1 (1.37%) Django
9 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.37%) JSON
9 1 (1.37%) LINQ
9 1 (1.37%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.37%) Spring
9 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
3 9 (12.33%) Economics
3 9 (12.33%) Physics
4 8 (10.96%) Psychology
5 5 (6.85%) Fintech
6 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.74%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) Social Media
8 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Android
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) CentOS
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Debian
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.29%) Project Management
3 11 (15.07%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Operations Research
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) Workflow
7 5 (6.85%) Data Management
7 5 (6.85%) OO
7 5 (6.85%) UML
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps
8 4 (5.48%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.48%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
9 3 (4.11%) OOD
9 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.11%) Process Management
10 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.74%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 19 (26.03%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) C
5 5 (6.85%) C++
6 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.11%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.37%) Lisp
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) HND
3 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) HL7
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Ansible
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.74%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Kofax
5 1 (1.37%) Teradata
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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