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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 101 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 72 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.23% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.30% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 26 26
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £21,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,750 £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
3532 2912 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.61% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 1916 2058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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
Edinburgh +2 32 £27,000 +11.34% 4
Glasgow +17 30 £26,750 -0.92% 5
Dundee +7 4 £23,500 -
Aberdeenshire +2 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 - 1
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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 60 (46.51%) Java
2 58 (44.96%) Degree
3 43 (33.33%) C#
4 38 (29.46%) .NET
5 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 36 (27.91%) Computer Science
6 34 (26.36%) JavaScript
7 30 (23.26%) C++
7 30 (23.26%) Finance
8 29 (22.48%) Software Engineering
8 29 (22.48%) SQL
8 29 (22.48%) SQL Server
9 28 (21.71%) HTML
10 25 (19.38%) Oracle
10 25 (19.38%) Mathematics
11 21 (16.28%) CSS
12 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
13 18 (13.95%) Physics
14 17 (13.18%) Windows
15 16 (12.40%) Linux
15 16 (12.40%) OO
15 16 (12.40%) Python
15 16 (12.40%) Grid Computing
15 16 (12.40%) Market Risk
16 15 (11.63%) jQuery
16 15 (11.63%) Risk Management
17 14 (10.85%) HTML5
18 13 (10.08%) MVC
18 13 (10.08%) PHP
19 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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%) WebLogic
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.88%) Apache
2 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.88%) SAS
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.33%) Drupal
4 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.55%) Node.js
4 2 (1.55%) SugarCRM
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
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 EBS
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) LAN
1 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) MySQL
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.55%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.43%) JUnit
4 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.88%) TestNG
5 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.33%) WinDbg
5 3 (2.33%) Subversion
5 3 (2.33%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.55%) Xcode
6 2 (1.55%) Selenium
6 2 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.78%) ProC
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Games
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.46%) .NET
2 28 (21.71%) HTML
3 21 (16.28%) CSS
4 20 (15.50%) ASP.NET
5 15 (11.63%) jQuery
6 14 (10.85%) HTML5
7 10 (7.75%) Java EE
7 10 (7.75%) XML
8 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.43%) XSLT
9 7 (5.43%) Middleware
9 7 (5.43%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.43%) JSF
9 7 (5.43%) Ajax
9 7 (5.43%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.88%) CSS3
11 5 (3.88%) Spring
11 5 (3.88%) Web Services
12 4 (3.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 25 (19.38%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.95%) Physics
4 16 (12.40%) Grid Computing
4 16 (12.40%) Market Risk
5 11 (8.53%) Open Source
6 8 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (2.33%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.78%) VHDL
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.18%) 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 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (12.40%) OO
3 15 (11.63%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.08%) MVC
5 12 (9.30%) SOA
6 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.20%) Project Management
8 5 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.88%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.10%) Line Management
9 4 (3.10%) Content Management
10 3 (2.33%) Web Development
10 3 (2.33%) OOD
10 3 (2.33%) OOP
11 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.55%) Workflow
11 2 (1.55%) Migration
11 2 (1.55%) Web Design
11 2 (1.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.51%) Java
2 43 (33.33%) C#
3 34 (26.36%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.26%) C++
5 29 (22.48%) SQL
6 16 (12.40%) Python
7 13 (10.08%) PHP
8 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.98%) C
10 8 (6.20%) Perl
11 7 (5.43%) VB
11 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.88%) Lisp
13 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.33%) Ruby
14 2 (1.55%) Scala
14 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 58 (44.96%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) PhD
3 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) SC 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 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.38%) Oracle
3 7 (5.43%) Adobe
3 7 (5.43%) JBoss
4 3 (2.33%) Atmel
4 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.33%) VMware
5 2 (1.55%) Alterian
5 2 (1.55%) Twitter
5 2 (1.55%) Talend
6 1 (0.78%) Vertica
6 1 (0.78%) Zend
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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