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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 31 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 10 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.69% 4.72% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.82% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Average salary £22,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.03%
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
198 249 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 92.96% 98.03% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 168 203 122
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (45.83%) Security Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
2 11 (45.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (37.50%) Network Architecture
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
8 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) UNIX
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) HTML
10 3 (12.50%) Java
11 2 (8.33%) CSS
11 2 (8.33%) Games
11 2 (8.33%) Nmap
11 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) Online Gambling
11 2 (8.33%) Android
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Online Gambling
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Security Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
3 9 (37.50%) Network Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Android Development
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (45.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Nmap