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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 47 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 30 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.16% 2.02% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 2.09% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 13
Average salary £20,500 £22,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,900 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £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
715 622 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 99.03% 96.88% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 572 528 405
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 +15 14 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £25,000 -
Tamworth +1 2 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Lichfield -3 1 - -
Stafford -7 1 £25,000 +21.95%
Cannock - 1 £23,000 -
Junior
West Midlands

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (59.46%) SQL
2 40 (54.05%) .NET
3 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
4 25 (33.78%) Degree
5 23 (31.08%) Information Security
6 22 (29.73%) C#
6 22 (29.73%) HTML
6 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
6 22 (29.73%) Security Testing
7 21 (28.38%) CSS
7 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.68%) jQuery
9 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
10 16 (21.62%) Web Services
11 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.92%) Ajax
12 14 (18.92%) PCI DSS
13 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (14.86%) Web Development
15 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
15 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (13.51%) Wireshark
15 10 (13.51%) Data Protection
16 9 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (12.16%) Data Protection Act
17 8 (10.81%) Java
17 8 (10.81%) PHP
17 8 (10.81%) OOP
17 8 (10.81%) Network Architecture
18 7 (9.46%) JavaScript

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) WLAN
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.35%) OLAP
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
1 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.05%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
2 22 (29.73%) HTML
3 21 (28.38%) CSS
4 19 (25.68%) jQuery
5 18 (24.32%) .NET Framework
6 16 (21.62%) Web Services
7 14 (18.92%) Ajax
8 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (6.76%) Regular Expression
9 4 (5.41%) REST
9 4 (5.41%) SOAP
9 4 (5.41%) Symfony
10 1 (1.35%) WinForms
10 1 (1.35%) CSS3
10 1 (1.35%) Sass
10 1 (1.35%) LESS
10 1 (1.35%) HTML5
10 1 (1.35%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Online Games
2 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.70%) SCADA
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.35%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Debian
3 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Information Security
2 22 (29.73%) Security Testing
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) Web Development
5 10 (13.51%) Data Protection
6 9 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (10.81%) OOP
7 8 (10.81%) Network Architecture
8 7 (9.46%) MVC
9 6 (8.11%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.76%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (6.76%) Analytics
10 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.41%) ETL
11 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (59.46%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.81%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) PHP
5 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.11%) C++
7 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) PCI DSS
2 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Nmap
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Cognos
3 2 (2.70%) Talend
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
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