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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 135 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 28 46 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.49% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.56% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 50
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.33%
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
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 -19 15 £27,500 -3.50% 3
Edinburgh -8 7 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Dundee -12 3 £30,000 +15.38%
East Lothian - 3 - -
Scottish Borders -3 1 £30,000 +46.34% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (43.75%) Degree
2 25 (39.06%) C#
2 25 (39.06%) .NET
3 19 (29.69%) HTML
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
5 16 (25.00%) Java
6 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 15 (23.44%) OO
6 15 (23.44%) Android
7 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
8 13 (20.31%) Apple iOS
8 13 (20.31%) SQL
9 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.63%) C++
11 10 (15.63%) Finance
11 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 8 (12.50%) OOD
13 7 (10.94%) C
14 6 (9.38%) Banking
14 6 (9.38%) Linux
14 6 (9.38%) OOP
14 6 (9.38%) Windows
14 6 (9.38%) CRM
14 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
15 5 (7.81%) QA
15 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (7.81%) Web Services

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.69%) Apache
1 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Connections
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) Liferay
3 1 (1.56%) MTS
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) Quickr
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) SMTP
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) git-flow
3 1 (1.56%) Hudson
3 1 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Maven
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Games
4 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) HTML
3 18 (28.13%) CSS
4 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 4 (6.25%) Ajax
5 4 (6.25%) jQuery
6 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.69%) DirectX
6 3 (4.69%) Middleware
6 3 (4.69%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.13%) CSS3
7 2 (3.13%) LAMP
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.56%) EJB
8 1 (1.56%) JavaBeans
8 1 (1.56%) Spring
8 1 (1.56%) WCF
8 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Biotechnology
2 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Android
2 13 (20.31%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) CentOS
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) Debian
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) OO
2 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.50%) OOD
4 6 (9.38%) CRM
4 6 (9.38%) OOP
4 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.81%) MVC
6 4 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (6.25%) Process Management
6 4 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) RAD
7 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.13%) ETL
8 2 (3.13%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.13%) Open Source
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) C#
2 16 (25.00%) Java
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) C++
6 7 (10.94%) C
7 4 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) Korn
10 1 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) HND
3 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
1 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) Graphite
2 1 (1.56%) Munin
2 1 (1.56%) Opsview
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Charles River
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.56%) Atmel
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) F5
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Kofax
4 1 (1.56%) OpenText
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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