The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 111 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2862 2474 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 2.27% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.41% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2203 2197
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
England +23 2723 £27,500 +5.76% 355
London +14 1006 £32,500 +8.33% 135
South East -2 532 £27,500 +10.00% 64
Yorkshire +34 241 £25,000 +16.27% 33
City of London -5 233 £30,000 -7.69% 57
North West -15 228 £23,500 -6.00% 32
East of England +15 224 £25,000 - 33
South West -7 195 £23,500 +4.44% 25
West Midlands +22 187 £23,000 -4.16% 14
Manchester -3 135 £23,500 -6.00% 22
West Yorkshire -2 132 £25,000 +11.11% 13
Hampshire +5 122 £25,000 +4.16% 15
Berkshire +19 120 £28,500 +20.00% 13
Surrey -9 108 £27,500 - 12
Leeds +12 96 £25,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +18 95 £23,250 -7.00% 12
Hertfordshire +8 77 £25,000 +4.16% 16
Birmingham +27 65 £22,500 -10.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +6 63 £25,000 -9.09% 12
Bristol -2 62 £22,500 +4.65% 11
Scotland +1 61 £25,500 -11.30% 11
Cheshire -7 60 £25,000 - 5
West Sussex +19 52 £26,500 -7.82% 3
Reading +24 46 £32,450 +44.22% 8
Nottinghamshire +2 44 £24,000 -4.00% 5
Cambridge -7 44 £25,000 -9.90% 8
Buckinghamshire -11 43 £26,750 +12.63% 6
Staffordshire +12 40 £21,500 -14.00% 1
South Yorkshire +1 40 £23,000 +9.52% 6
North Yorkshire +15 37 £25,000 +25.00% 12

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1847 (31.75%) C#
2 1832 (31.49%) .NET
3 1780 (30.60%) Degree
4 1645 (28.28%) SQL
5 1641 (28.21%) HTML
6 1552 (26.68%) JavaScript
7 1366 (23.48%) SQL Server
8 1364 (23.45%) CSS
9 1168 (20.08%) Finance
10 1118 (19.22%) ASP.NET
11 1097 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
12 998 (17.16%) Computer Science
13 951 (16.35%) Microsoft
14 898 (15.44%) Java
15 821 (14.11%) jQuery
16 804 (13.82%) MVC
17 746 (12.82%) Windows
18 584 (10.04%) Software Engineering
19 569 (9.78%) Linux
19 569 (9.78%) OO
20 566 (9.73%) PHP
21 517 (8.89%) MS Excel
22 476 (8.18%) C++
23 473 (8.13%) HTML5
24 454 (7.80%) XML
25 450 (7.74%) Oracle
26 445 (7.65%) .NET Framework
27 428 (7.36%) MySQL
28 427 (7.34%) Scrum
29 409 (7.03%) TDD

Junior
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 187 (3.21%) CMS
2 174 (2.99%) IIS
3 167 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 131 (2.25%) WordPress
5 96 (1.65%) Apache
6 87 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 77 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 75 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 70 (1.20%) Node.js
10 57 (0.98%) MS Exchange
11 52 (0.89%) Drupal
12 47 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 42 (0.72%) JBoss
14 37 (0.64%) Joomla!
15 36 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 33 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 30 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
18 27 (0.46%) Confluence
19 23 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
20 21 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 517 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 274 (4.71%) MS Office
3 216 (3.71%) Photoshop
4 107 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 69 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 60 (1.03%) MS Project
7 55 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 27 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 20 (0.34%) InDesign
10 17 (0.29%) Fireworks
11 15 (0.26%) XMetaL
12 10 (0.17%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.12%) FrameMaker
15 6 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (0.10%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.10%) Mingle
16 5 (0.086%) RoboHelp
16 5 (0.086%) SPSS
17 4 (0.069%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 68 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.70%) Magento
3 39 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 13 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.17%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.17%) Agresso
8 10 (0.17%) WebTrends
9 9 (0.15%) SAP MM
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
10 8 (0.14%) HFM
10 8 (0.14%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
10 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 103 (1.77%) SaaS
2 38 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.45%) GitHub
5 23 (0.40%) Office 365
6 16 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (0.26%) Force.com
8 12 (0.21%) Basecamp
9 10 (0.17%) PaaS
10 9 (0.15%) IaaS
11 7 (0.12%) MailChimp
12 5 (0.086%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.052%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.034%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.034%) ElastiCache
14 2 (0.034%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.017%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 179 (3.08%) Internet
2 103 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 88 (1.51%) Firewall
4 84 (1.44%) DNS
5 60 (1.03%) Intranet
6 48 (0.83%) DHCP
7 45 (0.77%) VPN
8 43 (0.74%) HTTP
8 43 (0.74%) WAN
9 39 (0.67%) Network Security
10 37 (0.64%) LAN
11 33 (0.57%) FTP
12 29 (0.50%) LTE
13 28 (0.48%) Wireless
13 28 (0.48%) SAN
14 25 (0.43%) 3G
15 22 (0.38%) MPLS
16 18 (0.31%) 2G
17 15 (0.26%) VoIP
17 15 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1366 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 428 (7.36%) MySQL
3 242 (4.16%) Relational Database
4 223 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 220 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 170 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 118 (2.03%) Oracle Database
8 116 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 72 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 72 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 72 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 63 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 62 (1.07%) Big Data
12 56 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 52 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
14 51 (0.88%) MongoDB
15 46 (0.79%) NoSQL
16 42 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
18 32 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 269 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 189 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 155 (2.66%) NUnit
4 142 (2.44%) Subversion
5 133 (2.29%) Moq
6 121 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 87 (1.50%) Selenium
8 80 (1.38%) Cucumber
9 77 (1.32%) JIRA
10 73 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 69 (1.19%) Maven
12 66 (1.13%) JUnit
12 66 (1.13%) Eclipse
12 66 (1.13%) MSTest
13 58 (1.00%) TeamCity
14 53 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
15 42 (0.72%) Ant
16 41 (0.70%) Jenkins
17 40 (0.69%) ReSharper
18 34 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1168 (20.08%) Finance
2 359 (6.17%) Banking
3 276 (4.74%) Retail
4 256 (4.40%) Marketing
5 226 (3.89%) Games
6 201 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 152 (2.61%) Advertising
8 140 (2.41%) Front Office
9 114 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 77 (1.32%) Back Office
11 67 (1.15%) Electronics
12 66 (1.13%) Legal
12 66 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 47 (0.81%) Law
14 44 (0.76%) French Language
15 39 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 36 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.58%) Multimedia
18 32 (0.55%) German Language
19 31 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1832 (31.49%) .NET
2 1641 (28.21%) HTML
3 1364 (23.45%) CSS
4 1118 (19.22%) ASP.NET
5 821 (14.11%) jQuery
6 473 (8.13%) HTML5
7 454 (7.80%) XML
8 445 (7.65%) .NET Framework
9 405 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 369 (6.34%) Web Services
11 346 (5.95%) CSS3
12 264 (4.54%) WCF
13 240 (4.13%) Ajax
14 238 (4.09%) WPF
15 222 (3.82%) WinForms
16 152 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 136 (2.34%) Spring
18 135 (2.32%) J2EE
19 125 (2.15%) LAMP
20 119 (2.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 998 (17.16%) Computer Science
2 357 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (3.90%) Mathematics
4 214 (3.68%) User Experience
5 157 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 140 (2.41%) Open Source
7 138 (2.37%) Hedge funds
8 109 (1.87%) Physics
9 68 (1.17%) Derivative
9 68 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 67 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 66 (1.13%) Social Media
12 63 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
13 59 (1.01%) Digital Media
14 53 (0.91%) Equities
15 51 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 50 (0.86%) Visualisation
17 42 (0.72%) Statistics
18 38 (0.65%) Fixed Income
19 32 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 746 (12.82%) Windows
2 569 (9.78%) Linux
3 292 (5.02%) UNIX
4 129 (2.22%) Android
5 111 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 104 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 95 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 66 (1.13%) Solaris
10 53 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 53 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 38 (0.65%) Ubuntu
14 35 (0.60%) Debian
14 35 (0.60%) CentOS
15 27 (0.46%) AIX
16 21 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.24%) Fedora
18 12 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
2 804 (13.82%) MVC
3 584 (10.04%) Software Engineering
4 569 (9.78%) OO
5 427 (7.34%) Scrum
6 409 (7.03%) TDD
7 308 (5.29%) Project Management
8 307 (5.28%) E-Commerce
9 289 (4.97%) Web Development
10 264 (4.54%) OOP
11 207 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
12 205 (3.52%) ITIL
13 196 (3.37%) Unit Testing
14 192 (3.30%) BDD
15 176 (3.03%) PRINCE2
16 174 (2.99%) CRM
17 171 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
18 162 (2.78%) Web Application Development
19 147 (2.53%) Analytics
20 126 (2.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1847 (31.75%) C#
2 1645 (28.28%) SQL
3 1552 (26.68%) JavaScript
4 898 (15.44%) Java
5 566 (9.73%) PHP
6 476 (8.18%) C++
7 378 (6.50%) VB.NET
8 321 (5.52%) Python
9 299 (5.14%) T-SQL
10 202 (3.47%) C
11 184 (3.16%) VB
12 161 (2.77%) Perl
13 125 (2.15%) VBA
14 121 (2.08%) Ruby
15 104 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 75 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 70 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 61 (1.05%) Bash Shell
19 41 (0.70%) Objective-C
20 39 (0.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1780 (30.60%) Degree
2 112 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (1.65%) ISEB
4 90 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 62 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (1.01%) CCNA
7 51 (0.88%) CISSP
7 51 (0.88%) MCP
8 47 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 44 (0.76%) MCTS
10 39 (0.67%) MCSD
11 38 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 36 (0.62%) PhD
12 36 (0.62%) ISTQB
13 35 (0.60%) MCAD
14 33 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 31 (0.53%) CISA
16 21 (0.36%) MCSE
17 19 (0.33%) MCSA
17 19 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (4.74%) QA
2 57 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 47 (0.81%) SLA
3 47 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.069%) COSO
5 4 (0.069%) COBIT
6 3 (0.052%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.052%) COREP
6 3 (0.052%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.034%) FINREP
7 2 (0.034%) Basel III
7 2 (0.034%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.017%) Basel II
8 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 190 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 71 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 21 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (0.34%) Firmware
7 15 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.24%) vSphere
9 11 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.10%) XenApp
10 6 (0.10%) Xen
10 6 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.086%) Docker
11 5 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.069%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.069%) Nmap
13 3 (0.052%) Squid
13 3 (0.052%) NFS
13 3 (0.052%) Samba
13 3 (0.052%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (0.76%) Puppet
2 23 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 16 (0.28%) SCOM
5 12 (0.21%) SCCM
5 12 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.17%) Nagios
7 9 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.12%) Munin
9 6 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.10%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.086%) WSUS
10 5 (0.086%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.086%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.086%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (0.069%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.069%) Opsview
12 3 (0.052%) Icinga
Vendors
1 951 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 450 (7.74%) Oracle
3 166 (2.85%) Adobe
4 114 (1.96%) VMware
5 85 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 83 (1.43%) SAP
7 73 (1.25%) Google
8 67 (1.15%) IBM
9 66 (1.13%) HP
10 63 (1.08%) Cisco
11 47 (0.81%) Twitter
12 45 (0.77%) Zend
13 44 (0.76%) Cognos
14 43 (0.74%) Business Objects
15 39 (0.67%) Citrix
16 38 (0.65%) Sybase
17 34 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (0.53%) Hyperion
19 29 (0.50%) Sitecore
20 26 (0.45%) Avaya
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Front Office Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + guranteed bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits plus Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £22000 to £30000 per annum - Ongoing training and development
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday