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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 109 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 46 66 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 2.02% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.12% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 28
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.03%
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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Glasgow +18 21 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Edinburgh -24 17 £30,000 +9.09%
Dundee +8 1 £26,000 -
Aberdeen +7 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Fife - 1 £18,250 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £20,500 - 1
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (39.66%) Degree
2 45 (38.79%) C#
2 45 (38.79%) Java
3 36 (31.03%) .NET
3 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
5 32 (27.59%) HTML
6 30 (25.86%) SQL
7 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 28 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 27 (23.28%) Oracle
8 27 (23.28%) CSS
8 27 (23.28%) Finance
9 21 (18.10%) C++
9 21 (18.10%) OO
9 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
10 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
11 18 (15.52%) Linux
12 17 (14.66%) Windows
13 16 (13.79%) jQuery
13 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (12.93%) MVC
14 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (12.93%) HTML5
14 15 (12.93%) Relational Database
15 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (11.21%) Mathematics
16 12 (10.34%) PHP
16 12 (10.34%) MySQL
17 11 (9.48%) Web Services

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.17%) IIS
3 5 (4.31%) JBoss
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.59%) SAS
5 3 (2.59%) CMS
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.59%) Apache
6 2 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.86%) nginx
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
7 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
2 1 (0.86%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) LDAP
2 1 (0.86%) LAN
2 1 (0.86%) WAN
2 1 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.93%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.34%) MySQL
4 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.86%) MS Access
10 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.31%) IntelliJ
4 4 (3.45%) Subversion
5 3 (2.59%) Xcode
6 2 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) Moq
7 1 (0.86%) MSI
7 1 (0.86%) NUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Firebug
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) .NET
2 32 (27.59%) HTML
3 27 (23.28%) CSS
4 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.79%) jQuery
6 15 (12.93%) HTML5
7 11 (9.48%) Web Services
8 8 (6.90%) Middleware
8 8 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (6.03%) Ajax
10 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.17%) CSS3
11 5 (4.31%) CORBA
11 5 (4.31%) Spring
12 4 (3.45%) Java EE
12 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.59%) REST
13 3 (2.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.21%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.76%) Physics
5 6 (5.17%) Market Risk
5 6 (5.17%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.72%) Open Source
8 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.86%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.86%) VHDL
8 1 (0.86%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) BBC
8 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Linux
2 17 (14.66%) Windows
3 8 (6.90%) AIX
4 7 (6.03%) Solaris
5 4 (3.45%) Android
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) CentOS
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.86%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) OO
1 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.93%) MVC
3 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.62%) Risk Management
4 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.76%) OOD
6 8 (6.90%) SOA
6 8 (6.90%) Project Management
7 7 (6.03%) Web Development
7 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.17%) ETL
8 6 (5.17%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.31%) ITIL
10 4 (3.45%) Data Management
10 4 (3.45%) Cyber Security
10 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) C#
1 45 (38.79%) Java
2 30 (25.86%) SQL
3 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.10%) C++
5 12 (10.34%) PHP
6 9 (7.76%) Python
7 8 (6.90%) Perl
8 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.03%) C
9 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.31%) VB
11 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.59%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.59%) Lisp
13 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (39.66%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) CISA
2 4 (3.45%) CISSP
2 4 (3.45%) PhD
3 3 (2.59%) HND
4 1 (0.86%) HNC
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.28%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) Adobe
4 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Alterian
5 2 (1.72%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) Telerik
6 1 (0.86%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) Niku
6 1 (0.86%) Ektron
6 1 (0.86%) Twitter
6 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Galashiels
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £18500 per annum + Good On Call + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago