The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 128 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2747 2447 2642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 2.18% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.30% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2400 2157 2360
Average salary £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115310 106336 118647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93548 88465 101690
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior within the UK.

Junior Salary Trend in the UK

Junior
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Junior Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +1 2605 £27,000 - 185
London +4 1029 £30,000 -4.76% 73
South East +16 609 £25,000 -1.96% 27
City of London -23 255 £30,000 -7.69% 24
East of England +11 243 £27,000 +3.84% 15
South West +32 191 £23,500 +2.17% 16
North West -17 166 £24,500 +2.08% 19
Yorkshire -4 163 £24,000 +6.66% 12
Berkshire +43 139 £25,500 -1.92% 5
Surrey -18 117 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +6 115 £25,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire +38 106 £27,500 - 6
West Yorkshire 0 99 £25,000 +11.11% 8
Manchester -29 92 £23,250 -3.12% 11
Cambridge +42 87 £27,500 -0.90% 4
West Midlands -31 87 £22,500 -16.66% 11
Leeds -1 81 £24,000 +6.66% 6
Hertfordshire +15 80 £27,500 +10.00% 6
Bristol +16 67 £21,500 -7.52% 5
Hampshire -29 65 £25,000 -3.84% 3
Oxfordshire +16 64 £27,500 +1.85% 4
East Sussex +8 62 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 60 £23,000 -9.80% 4
Scotland +2 59 £26,000 +15.55% 5
Brighton -1 59 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Reading +14 56 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 53 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Nottingham +20 50 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Cheshire +10 48 £25,000 - 5
West Sussex +8 47 £27,000 +8.00% 4

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1590 (31.99%) Degree
2 1572 (31.62%) .NET
3 1564 (31.46%) SQL
4 1556 (31.30%) C#
5 1407 (28.30%) HTML
6 1302 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 1157 (23.27%) CSS
8 1128 (22.69%) SQL Server
9 1010 (20.32%) ASP.NET
10 997 (20.06%) Java
11 944 (18.99%) Finance
12 935 (18.81%) Computer Science
13 822 (16.54%) Microsoft
14 724 (14.56%) Windows
15 709 (14.26%) jQuery
16 674 (13.56%) MVC
17 610 (12.27%) OO
18 557 (11.20%) PHP
19 550 (11.06%) Linux
20 495 (9.96%) MS Excel
21 484 (9.74%) C++
22 478 (9.62%) MySQL
23 470 (9.45%) Software Engineering
24 434 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
25 420 (8.45%) TDD
26 397 (7.99%) Oracle
27 389 (7.83%) .NET Framework
28 383 (7.70%) Scrum
29 357 (7.18%) Web Development
30 356 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC

Junior
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 172 (3.46%) IIS
2 141 (2.84%) CMS
3 132 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 116 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 81 (1.63%) Apache
6 76 (1.53%) WordPress
7 60 (1.21%) Drupal
8 59 (1.19%) SAS
9 50 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 48 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 44 (0.89%) Node.js
12 39 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (0.36%) Umbraco
16 17 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (0.30%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
17 15 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 495 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 281 (5.65%) MS Office
3 160 (3.22%) Photoshop
4 68 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 68 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (0.99%) MS Project
6 27 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.50%) InDesign
8 23 (0.46%) Fireworks
9 21 (0.42%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.16%) Doxygen
12 7 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.12%) SPSS
14 5 (0.10%) FreeHand
15 4 (0.080%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
16 3 (0.060%) FastStats
16 3 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.060%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 45 (0.91%) Magento
2 27 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.48%) SAP CRM
4 16 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 15 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.26%) SunGard APT
7 13 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 10 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.18%) HFM
10 8 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.12%) SAP WM
12 6 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (0.12%) SAP CO
12 6 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 66 (1.33%) SaaS
2 35 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (0.48%) Office 365
4 17 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.30%) Force.com
6 12 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (0.18%) ElastiCache
8 8 (0.16%) GitHub
9 6 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.080%) PaaS
11 2 (0.040%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.040%) IaaS
11 2 (0.040%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.020%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.020%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.020%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.020%) Route 53
12 1 (0.020%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 170 (3.42%) Internet
2 99 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 71 (1.43%) Firewall
4 54 (1.09%) DNS
5 44 (0.89%) Intranet
6 34 (0.68%) DHCP
7 33 (0.66%) LAN
8 32 (0.64%) HTTP
8 32 (0.64%) SAN
9 31 (0.62%) WAN
10 26 (0.52%) VPN
11 25 (0.50%) FTP
11 25 (0.50%) Wireless
12 22 (0.44%) IP Telephony
13 21 (0.42%) Network Security
13 21 (0.42%) VoIP
14 18 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
15 16 (0.32%) MPLS
16 15 (0.30%) SMS
16 15 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1128 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 478 (9.62%) MySQL
3 228 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 218 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 190 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 173 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 96 (1.93%) MongoDB
10 94 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 80 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 75 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 71 (1.43%) Big Data
14 55 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (1.03%) NoSQL
16 47 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 42 (0.84%) OLAP
17 42 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 30 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 227 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 159 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 148 (2.98%) NUnit
4 146 (2.94%) Subversion
5 135 (2.72%) Moq
6 134 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
7 109 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 101 (2.03%) MSTest
9 77 (1.55%) Selenium
10 75 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (1.43%) Maven
11 71 (1.43%) JUnit
12 38 (0.76%) Ant
13 35 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 31 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
14 31 (0.62%) JIRA
15 30 (0.60%) NetBeans
15 30 (0.60%) Jenkins
16 28 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
16 28 (0.56%) Hudson
General
1 944 (18.99%) Finance
2 328 (6.60%) Marketing
3 192 (3.86%) Games
4 190 (3.82%) Banking
5 189 (3.80%) Retail
6 143 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 118 (2.37%) Advertising
8 77 (1.55%) Law
9 71 (1.43%) Front Office
10 67 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 47 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 47 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 44 (0.89%) Legal
13 39 (0.78%) Electronics
14 38 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 37 (0.74%) Publishing
16 35 (0.70%) French Language
17 28 (0.56%) Back Office
18 23 (0.46%) Billing
19 19 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1572 (31.62%) .NET
2 1407 (28.30%) HTML
3 1157 (23.27%) CSS
4 1010 (20.32%) ASP.NET
5 709 (14.26%) jQuery
6 389 (7.83%) .NET Framework
7 356 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 348 (7.00%) Web Services
9 329 (6.62%) XML
10 323 (6.50%) HTML5
11 310 (6.24%) WCF
12 244 (4.91%) WPF
13 235 (4.73%) WinForms
14 207 (4.16%) Ajax
15 206 (4.14%) CSS3
16 199 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 186 (3.74%) J2EE
18 185 (3.72%) Razor View Engine
19 163 (3.28%) Spring
20 106 (2.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 935 (18.81%) Computer Science
2 260 (5.23%) Mathematics
3 148 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 126 (2.53%) Open Source
5 110 (2.21%) Physics
6 108 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
7 105 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 100 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 89 (1.79%) Social Media
10 67 (1.35%) Digital Media
11 61 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 59 (1.19%) NHS
13 57 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 54 (1.09%) Derivative
15 51 (1.03%) BBC
16 49 (0.99%) iPad
17 41 (0.82%) Statistics
18 38 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
19 37 (0.74%) iPhone
19 37 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 724 (14.56%) Windows
2 550 (11.06%) Linux
3 241 (4.85%) UNIX
4 178 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 149 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 148 (2.98%) Android
7 127 (2.55%) Windows 7
8 93 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 70 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 49 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (0.76%) Solaris
13 35 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.54%) CentOS
16 22 (0.44%) Windows Phone
17 20 (0.40%) AIX
17 20 (0.40%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (13.56%) MVC
2 610 (12.27%) OO
3 470 (9.45%) Software Engineering
4 434 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
5 420 (8.45%) TDD
6 383 (7.70%) Scrum
7 357 (7.18%) Web Development
8 297 (5.97%) E-Commerce
9 255 (5.13%) Project Management
10 252 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
11 227 (4.57%) OOP
12 193 (3.88%) Web Application Development
13 176 (3.54%) Kanban
14 173 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
15 162 (3.26%) Analytics
16 151 (3.04%) ITIL
17 147 (2.96%) BDD
18 143 (2.88%) Unit Testing
19 132 (2.66%) CRM
20 130 (2.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1564 (31.46%) SQL
2 1556 (31.30%) C#
3 1302 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 997 (20.06%) Java
5 557 (11.20%) PHP
6 484 (9.74%) C++
7 327 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 315 (6.34%) VB.NET
9 274 (5.51%) Python
10 188 (3.78%) C
11 166 (3.34%) VB
12 140 (2.82%) Perl
13 125 (2.51%) Ruby
14 114 (2.29%) VBA
15 73 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 70 (1.41%) PowerShell
17 45 (0.91%) Objective-C
18 44 (0.89%) PHP5
19 42 (0.84%) Bash Shell
20 32 (0.64%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1590 (31.99%) Degree
2 201 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (2.35%) MCP
4 96 (1.93%) MCTS
5 88 (1.77%) MCSD
5 88 (1.77%) ISEB
6 87 (1.75%) MCAD
7 80 (1.61%) PhD
8 74 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 53 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 47 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 44 (0.89%) CCNA
13 27 (0.54%) MCSE
13 27 (0.54%) MCITP
14 17 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (0.30%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.24%) ACCA
17 11 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (4.20%) QA
2 48 (0.97%) SLA
3 46 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.16%) WAI
7 7 (0.14%) GPG13
8 4 (0.080%) COBIT
8 4 (0.080%) WCAG
9 3 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.060%) HL7
10 2 (0.040%) P3O
10 2 (0.040%) TickIT
10 2 (0.040%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.020%) BS25999
System Software
1 201 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 96 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 27 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (0.50%) XenApp
6 24 (0.48%) vSphere
6 24 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 23 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.080%) Varnish
12 3 (0.060%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.060%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.040%) NFS
13 2 (0.040%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.040%) vCloud
14 1 (0.020%) QEMU
14 1 (0.020%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (0.56%) Puppet
2 22 (0.44%) SCCM
3 18 (0.36%) SCOM
4 17 (0.34%) Nagios
4 17 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.12%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.080%) Ansible
11 4 (0.080%) Scalr
11 4 (0.080%) Plesk
11 4 (0.080%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.080%) OpenView
12 3 (0.060%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 822 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 397 (7.99%) Oracle
3 144 (2.90%) VMware
4 120 (2.41%) Adobe
5 106 (2.13%) SAP
6 80 (1.61%) Cisco
6 80 (1.61%) Google
7 66 (1.33%) Citrix
8 62 (1.25%) IBM
8 62 (1.25%) JBoss
9 52 (1.05%) Zend
10 46 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 42 (0.84%) HP
12 37 (0.74%) Business Objects
13 33 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (0.60%) Apple
14 30 (0.60%) Cognos
15 28 (0.56%) Talend
16 26 (0.52%) Sybase
16 26 (0.52%) Bloomberg
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £40000 per annum - highly competitive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: 19k to 21k per year GBP
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,500 per annum Excellent benefit package and traini
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to 28k + awesome benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Grays, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Fantastic career growth and benefit
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Company paid pension, eCommerce trai
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum To £43k + Excellent benefits.
Posted: 18 hours ago