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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 105 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 47 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 1.51% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.60% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 22
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £29,800
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 May 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 22 May 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 +18 26 £24,000 -7.69% 3
Glasgow 0 17 £25,000 -24.24% 6
Dundee +3 2 £30,000 +36.36%
Aberdeen +15 1 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Stirling - 1 £33,000 -
Fife - 1 £26,000 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Banking
3 24 (26.09%) Degree
4 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (22.83%) HTML
6 19 (20.65%) Java
6 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.57%) Finance
7 18 (19.57%) SQL
7 18 (19.57%) CSS
7 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 16 (17.39%) C#
8 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 15 (16.30%) .NET
10 14 (15.22%) Project Management
11 12 (13.04%) Ajax
12 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.96%) Linux
12 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
13 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.87%) Windows
13 10 (10.87%) Python
13 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
13 10 (10.87%) MVC
13 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
13 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
14 9 (9.78%) QA
14 9 (9.78%) jQuery
14 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (3.26%) GlassFish
1 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.26%) Apache
1 3 (3.26%) SAS
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.09%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) Moodle
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Project
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
1 3 (3.26%) DNS
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) SSL
2 2 (2.17%) SMTP
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.09%) SSH
3 1 (1.09%) LDAP
3 1 (1.09%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) RIP
3 1 (1.09%) SNMP
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) WLAN
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) ICMP
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.26%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.09%) RSpec
2 1 (1.09%) Firebug
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (30.43%) Banking
2 18 (19.57%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) HTML
2 18 (19.57%) CSS
3 15 (16.30%) .NET
4 12 (13.04%) Ajax
5 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.78%) jQuery
6 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.43%) Entity Framework
8 5 (5.43%) Web Services
9 3 (3.26%) Java EE
9 3 (3.26%) J2EE
9 3 (3.26%) XML
9 3 (3.26%) Servlets
9 3 (3.26%) Swing
9 3 (3.26%) WebSockets
10 2 (2.17%) WinForms
10 2 (2.17%) NHibernate
10 2 (2.17%) HTML5
11 1 (1.09%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.78%) PMI
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Physics
6 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 8 (8.70%) Android
3 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
3 14 (15.22%) Project Management
4 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.87%) MVC
4 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
4 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
5 9 (9.78%) RUP
5 9 (9.78%) OO
6 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.61%) Web Development
7 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.61%) TDD
8 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.43%) Information Security
9 5 (5.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.65%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) Python
6 8 (8.70%) Perl
7 7 (7.61%) C++
8 6 (6.52%) PHP
9 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.26%) Lisp
12 2 (2.17%) C
12 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.17%) Ruby
13 1 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 9 (9.78%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.43%) CISA
3 5 (5.43%) CISSP
4 4 (4.35%) PhD
4 4 (4.35%) HND
5 2 (2.17%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) HNC
6 1 (1.09%) OCP
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) NFS
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.09%) Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Niku
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 3 (3.26%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.09%) Atmel
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
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