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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 115 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 51 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.95% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.06% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 25
Average salary £25,500 £26,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.77% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
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
3131 3541 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.91% 94.81% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2281 1889
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -17 21 £25,000 -6.54% 2
Glasgow -6 19 £30,000 +12.14% 2
Fife +2 4 £38,000 +16.92% 2
Aberdeen - 3 £20,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Dundee -6 2 £35,000 +48.93%
Stirling - 2 - -
West Lothian -5 1 - -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 38 (38.38%) Degree
2 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.31%) HTML
4 30 (30.30%) CSS
4 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
5 24 (24.24%) Java
6 23 (23.23%) .NET
7 22 (22.22%) C#
7 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (18.18%) SQL
9 18 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 17 (17.17%) OO
11 16 (16.16%) MVC
12 15 (15.15%) Finance
12 15 (15.15%) Banking
12 15 (15.15%) Android
13 13 (13.13%) jQuery
13 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
14 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.12%) QA
15 11 (11.11%) Apple iOS
15 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
15 11 (11.11%) Linux
16 10 (10.10%) C++
16 10 (10.10%) Ajax
17 9 (9.09%) SDLC
18 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (8.08%) PHP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.01%) Liferay
3 1 (1.01%) Quickr
3 1 (1.01%) IBM Connections
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) MTS
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 4 (4.04%) MPLS
2 4 (4.04%) ICMP
2 4 (4.04%) SSH
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.04%) LAN
2 4 (4.04%) WLAN
2 4 (4.04%) WAN
2 4 (4.04%) DHCP
2 4 (4.04%) RIP
2 4 (4.04%) SNMP
2 4 (4.04%) VPN
2 4 (4.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) MySQL
3 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) RSpec
3 2 (2.02%) WinDbg
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
1 15 (15.15%) Banking
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Law
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) HTML
2 30 (30.30%) CSS
3 23 (23.23%) .NET
4 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.13%) jQuery
5 10 (10.10%) Ajax
6 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.07%) HTML5
7 7 (7.07%) Sass
8 5 (5.05%) Spring
8 5 (5.05%) CSS3
8 5 (5.05%) Web Services
9 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.03%) Servlets
10 3 (3.03%) Haml
10 3 (3.03%) Swing
10 3 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Android
2 11 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 17 (17.17%) OO
5 16 (16.16%) MVC
6 9 (9.09%) SDLC
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
8 6 (6.06%) OOP
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
9 5 (5.05%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.05%) OOD
9 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.05%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.04%) BDD
10 4 (4.04%) ITIL
10 4 (4.04%) CRM
10 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.04%) Scrum
10 4 (4.04%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
2 24 (24.24%) Java
3 22 (22.22%) C#
4 18 (18.18%) SQL
5 10 (10.10%) C++
6 8 (8.08%) PHP
7 7 (7.07%) C
8 6 (6.06%) Python
9 4 (4.04%) Ruby
9 4 (4.04%) Perl
10 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.03%) Lisp
11 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.01%) Korn
12 1 (1.01%) Scala
12 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (38.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) PhD
3 4 (4.04%) CCNA
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) CISA
4 3 (3.03%) CISSP
5 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Firmware
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Nagios
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
1 1 (1.01%) Opsview
1 1 (1.01%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe
4 2 (2.02%) Atmel
5 1 (1.01%) F5
5 1 (1.01%) Splunk
5 1 (1.01%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.01%) OpenText
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
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