The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 21 21 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 2.60% 2.17% 23.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.17% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £20,250 £22,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.95% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford 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
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
73 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 94.81% 100.00% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 46 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Junior
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Stafford region.

Junior Salary Trend in Stafford

Junior
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center