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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 98 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 73 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.18% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.25% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 66 25 25
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £31,500
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 33 £26,750 +10.30% 4
Glasgow +17 30 £26,750 -0.92% 7
Dundee +8 4 £23,500 -
Fife +3 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Aberdeenshire +2 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £22,500 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (46.09%) Java
2 58 (45.31%) Degree
3 43 (33.59%) C#
4 38 (29.69%) .NET
5 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
6 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
7 30 (23.44%) C++
7 30 (23.44%) Finance
8 29 (22.66%) Software Engineering
8 29 (22.66%) SQL
8 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
9 27 (21.09%) HTML
10 25 (19.53%) Oracle
10 25 (19.53%) Mathematics
11 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 20 (15.63%) CSS
12 18 (14.06%) Physics
13 17 (13.28%) Windows
14 16 (12.50%) Linux
14 16 (12.50%) OO
14 16 (12.50%) Python
14 16 (12.50%) Grid Computing
14 16 (12.50%) Market Risk
15 15 (11.72%) Risk Management
16 14 (10.94%) jQuery
17 13 (10.16%) MVC
17 13 (10.16%) HTML5
18 12 (9.38%) SOA
18 12 (9.38%) PHP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.47%) WebLogic
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.91%) Apache
2 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.91%) SAS
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.34%) Drupal
4 2 (1.56%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.56%) Node.js
4 2 (1.56%) SugarCRM
4 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) LAN
1 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) MySQL
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.91%) Big Data
6 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (5.47%) JUnit
4 5 (3.91%) TestNG
4 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.34%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.34%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (2.34%) Subversion
5 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.34%) WinDbg
6 2 (1.56%) Selenium
6 2 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.78%) ProC
7 1 (0.78%) Xcode
7 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 30 (23.44%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Games
5 3 (2.34%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.78%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) .NET
2 27 (21.09%) HTML
3 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 20 (15.63%) CSS
4 14 (10.94%) jQuery
5 13 (10.16%) HTML5
6 10 (7.81%) Java EE
6 10 (7.81%) XML
7 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.47%) XSLT
8 7 (5.47%) Middleware
8 7 (5.47%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.47%) JSF
8 7 (5.47%) Ajax
8 7 (5.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (4.69%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.91%) Spring
10 5 (3.91%) Web Services
10 5 (3.91%) CSS3
11 4 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 25 (19.53%) Mathematics
3 18 (14.06%) Physics
4 16 (12.50%) Grid Computing
4 16 (12.50%) Market Risk
5 11 (8.59%) Open Source
6 8 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (2.34%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.56%) 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 (13.28%) Windows
2 16 (12.50%) Linux
3 9 (7.03%) Android
4 7 (5.47%) AIX
4 7 (5.47%) Solaris
5 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.56%) 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 (22.66%) Software Engineering
2 16 (12.50%) OO
3 15 (11.72%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.16%) MVC
5 12 (9.38%) SOA
6 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.25%) Project Management
8 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.91%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.13%) Content Management
10 3 (2.34%) Web Development
10 3 (2.34%) OOD
10 3 (2.34%) OOP
11 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.56%) Workflow
11 2 (1.56%) Migration
11 2 (1.56%) Web Design
11 2 (1.56%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.56%) System Testing
11 2 (1.56%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.09%) Java
2 43 (33.59%) C#
3 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.44%) C++
5 29 (22.66%) SQL
6 16 (12.50%) Python
7 12 (9.38%) PHP
7 12 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.03%) C
9 8 (6.25%) Perl
10 7 (5.47%) VB
10 7 (5.47%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.91%) Lisp
12 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.34%) Ruby
12 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.56%) Scala
13 2 (1.56%) Jython
14 1 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (45.31%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) PhD
3 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.53%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) JBoss
4 6 (4.69%) Adobe
5 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.34%) VMware
5 3 (2.34%) Atmel
6 2 (1.56%) Twitter
6 2 (1.56%) Talend
6 2 (1.56%) Alterian
7 1 (0.78%) Zend
7 1 (0.78%) Sybase
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Telerik
7 1 (0.78%) Vertica
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
e-Recruiter
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 24 days ago