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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 115 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 54 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 1.51% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.58% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 33
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £21,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 3 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 3 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
Edinburgh +10 27 £25,000 - 2
Glasgow +11 24 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Dundee -5 2 £35,000 +59.09%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Fife +9 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 (30.28%) Degree
2 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.52%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.77%) Banking
4 25 (22.94%) Computer Science
4 25 (22.94%) CSS
5 23 (21.10%) HTML
6 22 (20.18%) Java
7 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
8 20 (18.35%) .NET
9 19 (17.43%) C#
9 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
9 19 (17.43%) Finance
10 18 (16.51%) SQL
11 17 (15.60%) Software Testing
11 17 (15.60%) Project Management
12 16 (14.68%) MVC
12 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
13 15 (13.76%) Linux
13 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET
13 15 (13.76%) SDLC
14 13 (11.93%) QA
14 13 (11.93%) jQuery
14 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.01%) Ajax
15 12 (11.01%) Relational Database
16 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
16 10 (9.17%) OO
16 10 (9.17%) Python
17 9 (8.26%) PHP

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) SAS
2 3 (2.75%) Apache
2 3 (2.75%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.92%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) Moodle
4 1 (0.92%) Node.js
4 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) SaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) DNS
2 4 (3.67%) VPN
2 4 (3.67%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) MPLS
2 4 (3.67%) ICMP
2 4 (3.67%) LAN
2 4 (3.67%) WLAN
2 4 (3.67%) WAN
2 4 (3.67%) DHCP
2 4 (3.67%) RIP
2 4 (3.67%) SNMP
2 4 (3.67%) SSH
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) SMTP
3 2 (1.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.83%) MSI
2 2 (1.83%) RSpec
3 1 (0.92%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (24.77%) Banking
2 19 (17.43%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Games
5 3 (2.75%) Law
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) CSS
2 23 (21.10%) HTML
3 20 (18.35%) .NET
4 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.93%) jQuery
6 12 (11.01%) Ajax
7 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.59%) Web Services
9 5 (4.59%) Entity Framework
9 5 (4.59%) Sass
10 4 (3.67%) HTML5
11 3 (2.75%) WebSockets
11 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.75%) Servlets
11 3 (2.75%) J2EE
11 3 (2.75%) Swing
12 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.83%) WinForms
12 2 (1.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.34%) PMI
3 7 (6.42%) User Experience
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.92%) Social Media
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.92%) Physics
8 1 (0.92%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.76%) Linux
2 9 (8.26%) Android
2 9 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.34%) Windows
4 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.75%) UNIX
6 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.60%) Software Testing
3 17 (15.60%) Project Management
4 16 (14.68%) MVC
5 15 (13.76%) SDLC
6 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
6 10 (9.17%) OO
7 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.26%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.34%) RUP
8 8 (7.34%) TDD
9 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) Web Development
10 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.59%) ITIL
11 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.18%) Java
3 19 (17.43%) C#
4 18 (16.51%) SQL
5 10 (9.17%) Python
6 9 (8.26%) PHP
7 8 (7.34%) C++
8 7 (6.42%) Perl
9 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.75%) Lisp
11 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 3 (2.75%) C
12 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.59%) CISA
3 5 (4.59%) CISSP
4 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.67%) PhD
4 4 (3.67%) CCNA
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) HND
7 1 (0.92%) OCP
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.92%) ISEB
7 1 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.93%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) NFS
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Firmware
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Niku
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle
4 4 (3.67%) Cisco
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.92%) Atmel
6 1 (0.92%) Splunk
6 1 (0.92%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
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