The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 57 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 21 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.94% 1.62% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 1.69% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 13
Average salary £23,250 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £20,500 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £31,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
689 651 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.50% 96.02% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 546 559 415
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £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 Staffordshire

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Junior Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Junior
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Stoke-on-Trent +13 6 £20,250 -10.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -3 5 £25,000 +47.05%
Lichfield -5 3 £22,500 -25.00%
Cannock - 1 £23,000 -
Junior
West Midlands

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 37 (61.67%) SQL
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 26 (43.33%) Degree
5 22 (36.67%) C#
6 21 (35.00%) jQuery
7 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 16 (26.67%) HTML
10 15 (25.00%) CSS
11 14 (23.33%) PHP
11 14 (23.33%) Web Services
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.00%) OOP
13 12 (20.00%) Java
13 12 (20.00%) Security Testing
13 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (18.33%) Information Security
15 10 (16.67%) Ajax
15 10 (16.67%) C++
15 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
16 9 (15.00%) Web Development
17 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
17 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (13.33%) Symfony
17 8 (13.33%) TDD
17 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
17 8 (13.33%) SOAP
17 8 (13.33%) TeamCity

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.33%) ElastiCache
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WLAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) jQuery
3 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (26.67%) HTML
5 15 (25.00%) CSS
6 14 (23.33%) Web Services
7 10 (16.67%) Ajax
8 8 (13.33%) SOAP
8 8 (13.33%) REST
8 8 (13.33%) Symfony
9 1 (1.67%) Dojo
9 1 (1.67%) CSS3
9 1 (1.67%) Sass
9 1 (1.67%) LESS
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.67%) HTML5
9 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.67%) Online Games
2 2 (3.33%) SCADA
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Replication
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Debian
3 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) OOP
2 12 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 11 (18.33%) Information Security
4 9 (15.00%) Web Development
5 8 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (13.33%) TDD
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.67%) OO
7 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.00%) ETL
8 3 (5.00%) MVC
9 2 (3.33%) SEO
9 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) PHP
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 10 (16.67%) C++
5 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
8 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (3.33%) Talend
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) VMware