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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 22 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.38% 4.65% 10.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 4.65% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 9
Average salary £20,000 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 43 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 91.40% 100.00% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 82
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,675 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Junior
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Junior Salary Trend in Taunton

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) Migration
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Digital Media
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Swing
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) MS Office
7 1 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) LAMP
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Swing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft