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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 113 121 128
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 47 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 1.42% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.49% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 24
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £37,500 £29,400
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
2925 3748 2954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.90% 94.77% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2463 1742
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 +7 27 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +8 15 £27,500 -8.33% 10
Dundee +5 2 £30,000 +30.43%
Aberdeen +22 1 £22,500 +3.44%
Stirling - 1 £33,000 -
Fife - 1 £26,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £21,500 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) Banking
3 23 (25.56%) Degree
4 22 (24.44%) HTML
4 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.11%) Java
6 18 (20.00%) SQL
6 18 (20.00%) CSS
6 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.00%) Finance
7 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
7 17 (18.89%) C#
7 17 (18.89%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.78%) .NET
9 15 (16.67%) Project Management
9 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 12 (13.33%) Windows
10 12 (13.33%) Linux
10 12 (13.33%) Ajax
10 12 (13.33%) Relational Database
11 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
11 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.22%) Python
12 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (11.11%) Perl
12 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.00%) Software Testing

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
3 3 (3.33%) SAS
3 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (1.11%) Moodle
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Node.js
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) SSL
2 3 (3.33%) SMTP
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.11%) Firebug
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) RSpec
2 1 (1.11%) WinDbg
General
1 28 (31.11%) Banking
2 18 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Games
4 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) HTML
2 18 (20.00%) CSS
3 16 (17.78%) .NET
4 12 (13.33%) Ajax
5 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.89%) jQuery
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 5 (5.56%) Web Services
10 3 (3.33%) XML
10 3 (3.33%) Swing
10 3 (3.33%) J2EE
10 3 (3.33%) Servlets
10 3 (3.33%) Java EE
10 3 (3.33%) WebSockets
11 2 (2.22%) NHibernate
11 2 (2.22%) WinForms
12 1 (1.11%) Spring
12 1 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.00%) PMI
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Physics
5 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
1 12 (13.33%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Android
2 8 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.33%) CentOS
4 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) UNIX
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) Software Engineering
3 15 (16.67%) Project Management
4 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.00%) RUP
6 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (8.89%) Web Development
7 8 (8.89%) OO
8 7 (7.78%) MVC
8 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.78%) TDD
9 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.56%) ETL
10 5 (5.56%) ITIL
10 5 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 19 (21.11%) Java
3 18 (20.00%) SQL
4 17 (18.89%) C#
5 11 (12.22%) Python
6 10 (11.11%) Perl
7 8 (8.89%) C++
8 7 (7.78%) PHP
9 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.33%) Lisp
12 2 (2.22%) Ruby
12 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.22%) C
13 1 (1.11%) VC++
13 1 (1.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.56%) CISA
3 5 (5.56%) PhD
3 5 (5.56%) CISSP
4 4 (4.44%) HND
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) OCP
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) NFS
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
1 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Niku
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.11%) Atmel
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