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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 106 125 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2957 2462 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.27% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.41% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2563 2146 2258
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
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
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +18 2806 £27,500 +7.84% 328
London +9 1145 £30,000 - 129
South East -1 639 £26,500 +6.00% 53
City of London -4 296 £30,000 -8.39% 56
East of England +4 231 £26,000 +4.00% 22
North West +7 193 £23,500 -2.08% 23
Yorkshire +37 171 £24,000 +6.66% 25
South West +9 159 £25,750 +14.44% 32
West Midlands +43 148 £23,000 -8.00% 25
Berkshire +18 135 £26,500 +12.76% 13
Surrey -17 128 £27,750 +11.00% 8
Manchester +8 120 £22,500 -10.00% 13
Hampshire -5 113 £27,000 +12.50% 15
East Midlands +26 97 £25,000 - 12
West Yorkshire +6 93 £24,000 +4.34% 12
Cambridgeshire +25 83 £25,000 -16.66% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 68 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Cambridge +22 67 £25,000 -16.66% 8
East Sussex -4 63 £24,500 -2.00%
Leeds -3 60 £24,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +25 59 £23,500 - 4
Birmingham +38 57 £25,250 +5.20% 7
Scotland +9 57 £27,000 +8.00% 11
Hertfordshire -16 57 £27,500 +22.22% 5
Brighton -9 53 £23,000 -8.00%
North Yorkshire +9 47 £24,000 +6.66% 4
Cheshire +6 46 £25,000 +4.16% 9
Kent -12 43 £25,000 -5.66% 6
Bedfordshire +18 40 £26,500 +6.00% 7
Essex 0 37 £28,000 -6.66%

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1793 (31.77%) Degree
2 1699 (30.11%) .NET
3 1687 (29.90%) C#
4 1640 (29.06%) SQL
5 1560 (27.64%) HTML
6 1474 (26.12%) JavaScript
7 1265 (22.42%) SQL Server
7 1265 (22.42%) CSS
8 1177 (20.86%) Finance
9 1072 (19.00%) ASP.NET
10 1047 (18.55%) Computer Science
11 987 (17.49%) Java
12 932 (16.52%) Microsoft
13 774 (13.72%) Windows
14 751 (13.31%) jQuery
15 747 (13.24%) MVC
16 637 (11.29%) Linux
17 624 (11.06%) OO
18 593 (10.51%) PHP
19 574 (10.17%) Software Engineering
20 535 (9.48%) MS Excel
21 526 (9.32%) C++
22 480 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
23 479 (8.49%) MySQL
24 444 (7.87%) Scrum
25 429 (7.60%) Oracle
26 426 (7.55%) .NET Framework
27 418 (7.41%) TDD
28 383 (6.79%) VB.NET
29 380 (6.73%) HTML5

Junior
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 177 (3.14%) IIS
2 168 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 138 (2.45%) CMS
4 108 (1.91%) WordPress
5 97 (1.72%) Apache
6 88 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 85 (1.51%) WebSphere
8 80 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 53 (0.94%) Node.js
10 49 (0.87%) Drupal
11 48 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 47 (0.83%) Umbraco
13 44 (0.78%) SAS
14 32 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
15 30 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 26 (0.46%) Joomla!
17 23 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
17 23 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
18 20 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
19 19 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 535 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 293 (5.19%) MS Office
3 198 (3.51%) Photoshop
4 114 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 69 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 51 (0.90%) MS Project
7 31 (0.55%) InDesign
8 30 (0.53%) MS Visio
9 20 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 10 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 10 (0.18%) FrameMaker
12 9 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.12%) XMetaL
14 6 (0.11%) RoboHelp
15 5 (0.089%) FreeHand
16 3 (0.053%) Simulink
17 2 (0.035%) Pro/ENGINEER
17 2 (0.035%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 47 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.82%) Magento
3 39 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.25%) SunGard APT
6 13 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.14%) Sage 1000
10 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
11 7 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
11 7 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.12%) SAP R/3
11 7 (0.12%) HFM
11 7 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 98 (1.74%) SaaS
2 35 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.30%) Office 365
6 16 (0.28%) Force.com
7 10 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.18%) GitHub
7 10 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.16%) ElastiCache
9 8 (0.14%) IaaS
10 7 (0.12%) PaaS
11 5 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.071%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.071%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.035%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.018%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.018%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.15%) Internet
2 113 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 74 (1.31%) DNS
4 65 (1.15%) Firewall
5 51 (0.90%) DHCP
6 48 (0.85%) Intranet
7 42 (0.74%) WAN
8 39 (0.69%) HTTP
9 38 (0.67%) LAN
10 36 (0.64%) FTP
11 32 (0.57%) SAN
11 32 (0.57%) Network Security
12 30 (0.53%) VPN
13 25 (0.44%) Wireless
14 24 (0.43%) MPLS
14 24 (0.43%) VoIP
15 18 (0.32%) IP Telephony
16 16 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.27%) LTE
17 15 (0.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1265 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 479 (8.49%) MySQL
3 219 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 213 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 206 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 167 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 101 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 93 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 89 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 88 (1.56%) Big Data
12 86 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 76 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 60 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 57 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
16 55 (0.97%) NoSQL
17 52 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
18 51 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
19 32 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 265 (4.70%) Visual Studio
2 179 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 169 (2.99%) NUnit
4 153 (2.71%) Subversion
4 153 (2.71%) Moq
5 137 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 90 (1.59%) MSTest
7 80 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 75 (1.33%) Selenium
9 69 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 68 (1.21%) JUnit
11 67 (1.19%) Maven
12 58 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 56 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 47 (0.83%) JIRA
15 46 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 45 (0.80%) Jenkins
16 45 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
17 41 (0.73%) Ant
18 33 (0.58%) ReSharper
General
1 1177 (20.86%) Finance
2 312 (5.53%) Marketing
3 275 (4.87%) Banking
4 228 (4.04%) Games
5 227 (4.02%) Retail
6 188 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 174 (3.08%) Advertising
8 108 (1.91%) Front Office
9 80 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 74 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 73 (1.29%) Electronics
12 62 (1.10%) Legal
13 60 (1.06%) Law
14 45 (0.80%) Back Office
15 44 (0.78%) French Language
16 36 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 33 (0.58%) Publishing
19 22 (0.39%) German Language
20 20 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1699 (30.11%) .NET
2 1560 (27.64%) HTML
3 1265 (22.42%) CSS
4 1072 (19.00%) ASP.NET
5 751 (13.31%) jQuery
6 426 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 380 (6.73%) HTML5
8 373 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 366 (6.49%) XML
10 322 (5.71%) Web Services
11 316 (5.60%) WCF
12 280 (4.96%) WinForms
13 279 (4.94%) WPF
14 257 (4.55%) CSS3
15 202 (3.58%) Ajax
16 182 (3.23%) J2EE
17 180 (3.19%) Spring
18 150 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 145 (2.57%) Razor View Engine
20 126 (2.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1047 (18.55%) Computer Science
2 207 (3.67%) Mathematics
3 157 (2.78%) Open Source
4 148 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 131 (2.32%) Hedge funds
6 96 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
7 87 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 86 (1.52%) Physics
9 84 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 78 (1.38%) Derivative
11 75 (1.33%) Social Media
12 64 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 50 (0.89%) NHS
14 44 (0.78%) BBC
15 42 (0.74%) Blackberry
15 42 (0.74%) Equities
16 38 (0.67%) Graphic Design
17 36 (0.64%) Fixed Income
17 36 (0.64%) Client/Server
18 35 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 774 (13.72%) Windows
2 637 (11.29%) Linux
3 285 (5.05%) UNIX
4 147 (2.60%) Android
5 136 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 131 (2.32%) Apple iOS
7 121 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 64 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (1.12%) Solaris
10 59 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 56 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 43 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 37 (0.66%) Debian
15 36 (0.64%) CentOS
16 31 (0.55%) AIX
17 22 (0.39%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.25%) Fedora
19 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (13.24%) MVC
2 624 (11.06%) OO
3 574 (10.17%) Software Engineering
4 480 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 444 (7.87%) Scrum
6 418 (7.41%) TDD
7 324 (5.74%) E-Commerce
8 309 (5.48%) Web Development
9 296 (5.25%) Project Management
10 244 (4.32%) OOP
11 225 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
12 186 (3.30%) Web Application Development
13 182 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
14 165 (2.92%) BDD
15 162 (2.87%) Unit Testing
16 154 (2.73%) ITIL
17 153 (2.71%) Kanban
17 153 (2.71%) Analytics
18 150 (2.66%) PRINCE2
19 147 (2.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1687 (29.90%) C#
2 1640 (29.06%) SQL
3 1474 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 987 (17.49%) Java
5 593 (10.51%) PHP
6 526 (9.32%) C++
7 383 (6.79%) VB.NET
8 339 (6.01%) T-SQL
9 332 (5.88%) Python
10 229 (4.06%) C
11 199 (3.53%) VB
12 148 (2.62%) VBA
13 141 (2.50%) Perl
14 132 (2.34%) Ruby
15 85 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 69 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 52 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 50 (0.89%) Shell Script
19 43 (0.76%) Objective-C
20 39 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1793 (31.77%) Degree
2 149 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (1.95%) ISEB
4 86 (1.52%) MCP
5 71 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.08%) MCSD
6 61 (1.08%) MCTS
7 58 (1.03%) MCAD
8 51 (0.90%) PhD
8 51 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (0.85%) CCNA
10 43 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 41 (0.73%) SC Cleared
12 39 (0.69%) ISTQB
13 28 (0.50%) MCSE
13 28 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 28 (0.50%) MCITP
14 22 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
15 21 (0.37%) CISSP
16 19 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (4.54%) QA
2 50 (0.89%) SLA
3 36 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.11%) COBIT
7 3 (0.053%) COREP
7 3 (0.053%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.035%) Basel III
8 2 (0.035%) FINREP
8 2 (0.035%) P3O
9 1 (0.018%) WCAG
9 1 (0.018%) WAI
9 1 (0.018%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 202 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.43%) vSphere
5 23 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 22 (0.39%) XenApp
7 18 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.089%) Docker
11 5 (0.089%) NFS
12 4 (0.071%) Xen
12 4 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.071%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.071%) KVM
13 3 (0.053%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.053%) Samba
13 3 (0.053%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (0.73%) Puppet
2 27 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.43%) Data Guard
3 24 (0.43%) SCCM
4 21 (0.37%) SCOM
5 19 (0.34%) Nagios
6 13 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.18%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.14%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.11%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.11%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.071%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.071%) Ansible
12 4 (0.071%) Munin
13 3 (0.053%) WSUS
13 3 (0.053%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.053%) Plesk
Vendors
1 932 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 429 (7.60%) Oracle
3 147 (2.60%) Adobe
4 132 (2.34%) VMware
5 91 (1.61%) SAP
6 90 (1.59%) Google
7 73 (1.29%) Cisco
7 73 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 72 (1.28%) HP
9 71 (1.26%) IBM
10 51 (0.90%) Citrix
11 46 (0.82%) Zend
12 45 (0.80%) Business Objects
13 44 (0.78%) Cognos
14 37 (0.66%) JBoss
15 35 (0.62%) Sybase
16 31 (0.55%) Sitecore
16 31 (0.55%) Apple
17 27 (0.48%) Twitter
17 27 (0.48%) Talend
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension, Mobile, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £22000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum and 25 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago