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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 111 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 52 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 1.55% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.63% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 31
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Glasgow +12 23 £25,000 -23.66% 3
Edinburgh 0 23 £25,000 -5.66% 4
South Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 -
Aberdeen +17 2 £19,250 -23.00% 2
Dundee -3 2 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife +3 1 - - 1
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (33.00%) Degree
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.00%) HTML
4 26 (26.00%) CSS
4 26 (26.00%) Computer Science
5 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (22.00%) Banking
7 20 (20.00%) Java
8 18 (18.00%) C#
8 18 (18.00%) .NET
8 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
8 18 (18.00%) Software Testing
9 17 (17.00%) Finance
10 16 (16.00%) SQL
11 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.00%) MVC
12 14 (14.00%) Project Management
13 13 (13.00%) Linux
13 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
13 13 (13.00%) Relational Database
13 13 (13.00%) SDLC
14 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.00%) OO
14 12 (12.00%) QA
15 11 (11.00%) jQuery
16 10 (10.00%) Ajax
16 10 (10.00%) Android
16 10 (10.00%) Apple iOS
17 9 (9.00%) Python
18 8 (8.00%) MS Excel

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.00%) SAS
1 3 (3.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.00%) nginx
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.00%) SaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) DNS
2 4 (4.00%) VPN
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) MPLS
2 4 (4.00%) ICMP
2 4 (4.00%) LAN
2 4 (4.00%) WLAN
2 4 (4.00%) WAN
2 4 (4.00%) DHCP
2 4 (4.00%) RIP
2 4 (4.00%) SNMP
2 4 (4.00%) SSH
2 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) SMTP
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) RSpec
3 1 (1.00%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (22.00%) Banking
2 17 (17.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 5 (5.00%) Games
5 3 (3.00%) Law
6 2 (2.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Local Government
7 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.00%) HTML
2 26 (26.00%) CSS
3 18 (18.00%) .NET
4 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (11.00%) jQuery
6 10 (10.00%) Ajax
7 7 (7.00%) HTML5
8 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.00%) Sass
9 5 (5.00%) Web Services
10 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (4.00%) CSS3
11 3 (3.00%) WebSockets
11 3 (3.00%) Haml
11 3 (3.00%) Servlets
11 3 (3.00%) J2EE
11 3 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.00%) Swing
12 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) User Experience
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.00%) PMI
3 4 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) Social Media
5 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Android
2 10 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (18.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (14.00%) Project Management
3 14 (14.00%) MVC
4 13 (13.00%) SDLC
5 12 (12.00%) OO
6 7 (7.00%) TDD
6 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.00%) OOP
8 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.00%) ITIL
8 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.00%) Security Testing
8 5 (5.00%) Information Security
8 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.00%) Java
3 18 (18.00%) C#
4 16 (16.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) Python
6 8 (8.00%) PHP
7 7 (7.00%) C++
8 5 (5.00%) Perl
9 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) Lisp
9 3 (3.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 33 (33.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) CISSP
2 5 (5.00%) CISA
3 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.00%) PhD
3 4 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) HND
5 1 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) NFS
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) Cisco
2 4 (4.00%) Niku
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) Atmel
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk
5 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
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