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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 112 107 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 42 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 1.73% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.81% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 18
Average salary £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +8.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
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
2806 3211 2749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.19% 95.91% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 2095 1731
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 6 March 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 March 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 -2 23 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Glasgow +4 12 £28,500 +4.58% 3
Scottish Borders - 4 £21,000 - 1
Fife +5 1 £18,250 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (29.67%) C#
2 26 (28.57%) Degree
3 25 (27.47%) .NET
4 23 (25.27%) Java
4 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.18%) Banking
6 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 20 (21.98%) HTML
7 20 (21.98%) SQL
8 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
9 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
10 16 (17.58%) MVC
10 16 (17.58%) Finance
11 15 (16.48%) CSS
11 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
12 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 13 (14.29%) jQuery
13 13 (14.29%) Windows
13 13 (14.29%) Linux
13 13 (14.29%) Oracle
13 13 (14.29%) Project Management
13 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (13.19%) OO
15 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
15 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (10.99%) Mentoring

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
2 4 (4.40%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) SAS
4 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) Moodle
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Node.js
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Project
3 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
2 3 (3.30%) SSL
2 3 (3.30%) SMTP
2 3 (3.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.79%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.30%) MSI
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Moq
3 1 (1.10%) NUnit
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) Firebug
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (24.18%) Banking
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) HTML
3 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET
4 15 (16.48%) CSS
5 13 (14.29%) jQuery
6 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.59%) Ajax
8 6 (6.59%) Web Services
9 5 (5.49%) HTML5
9 5 (5.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.40%) XML
10 4 (4.40%) Spring
10 4 (4.40%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.30%) Struts
11 3 (3.30%) CSS3
11 3 (3.30%) NHibernate
11 3 (3.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) PMI
4 3 (3.30%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.20%) Open Source
6 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Physics
6 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.10%) BBC
6 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Linux
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.30%) CentOS
3 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) MVC
3 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
4 13 (14.29%) Project Management
4 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.19%) OO
6 10 (10.99%) Web Development
6 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.89%) RUP
8 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.59%) ITIL
9 6 (6.59%) OOD
9 6 (6.59%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.49%) ETL
10 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.49%) TDD
10 5 (5.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.67%) C#
2 23 (25.27%) Java
2 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.98%) SQL
4 9 (9.89%) C++
4 9 (9.89%) Perl
4 9 (9.89%) Python
5 8 (8.79%) PHP
6 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.20%) Lisp
9 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) Korn
10 1 (1.10%) VC++
10 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.59%) CISA
3 6 (6.59%) CISSP
4 5 (5.49%) HND
5 3 (3.30%) PhD
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) OCP
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) NFS
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Puppet
1 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (9.89%) Niku
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
5 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.20%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.10%) Ektron
7 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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