The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 30 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 12 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.74% 4.40% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 4.42% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 4
Average salary £24,000 £18,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -26.47%
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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
175 181 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 98.31% 99.45% 98.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 170 194
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Junior
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Junior Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Junior
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Junior Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 17 (58.62%) C#
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) VB.NET
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) C++
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) OOP
5 10 (34.48%) OO
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) CSS3
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
8 5 (17.24%) Information Security
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
9 4 (13.79%) WinForms
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) VB
9 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) Time Management
9 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) OLTP
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.24%) CSS3
3 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) WinForms
5 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) OO
1 10 (34.48%) OOP
2 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Content Management
6 1 (3.45%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) VB.NET
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) C++
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) VB
7 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft