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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 115 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2632 2312 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.22% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.35% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2280 1986 2055
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,500 £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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 6 March 2015 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 6 March 2015. 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 +14 2496 £27,500 - 447
London +15 863 £30,000 - 155
South East +9 608 £26,000 +4.00% 65
Yorkshire +50 266 £27,500 +14.58% 29
East of England +14 192 £25,000 -3.84% 26
City of London -8 179 £30,000 -2.04% 47
West Yorkshire +41 171 £30,000 +25.00% 20
North West +15 157 £23,500 - 63
South West -38 145 £23,500 -6.00% 37
Leeds +49 138 £30,000 +25.00% 9
Berkshire +2 132 £27,500 +0.91% 13
West Midlands +25 129 £25,000 +12.35% 43
East Midlands +18 118 £25,000 - 26
Surrey -7 118 £26,000 -5.45% 9
Hampshire +39 107 £25,000 - 12
Manchester +27 107 £23,000 - 42
Oxfordshire +22 71 £27,500 -11.29% 11
Nottinghamshire +20 64 £25,000 - 8
Nottingham +20 63 £25,000 - 8
East Sussex -4 57 £25,000 +6.38% 6
North Yorkshire +36 56 £23,250 -3.12% 5
Bristol -5 55 £25,000 +12.35% 15
Cambridgeshire -17 53 £25,000 -15.25% 8
Brighton -1 52 £25,000 +6.38% 3
Reading -11 52 £26,000 -5.45% 2
Hertfordshire -18 51 £27,500 +10.00% 4
West Sussex +9 44 £26,500 +2.91% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 43 £27,500 +14.58% 3
Scotland -5 42 £30,000 +6.19% 10
Guildford +17 41 £25,000 -6.54% 3

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1765 (32.64%) C#
2 1746 (32.29%) .NET
3 1606 (29.70%) HTML
4 1594 (29.48%) SQL
5 1572 (29.07%) Degree
6 1564 (28.93%) JavaScript
7 1323 (24.47%) CSS
8 1248 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 1144 (21.16%) ASP.NET
10 1105 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
11 923 (17.07%) Finance
12 915 (16.92%) MVC
13 899 (16.63%) Microsoft
14 892 (16.50%) Computer Science
15 859 (15.89%) Java
16 769 (14.22%) jQuery
17 710 (13.13%) Windows
18 615 (11.37%) OO
19 596 (11.02%) PHP
20 532 (9.84%) MS Excel
21 526 (9.73%) Software Engineering
22 524 (9.69%) HTML5
23 476 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
24 464 (8.58%) Linux
25 425 (7.86%) MySQL
26 423 (7.82%) TDD
27 418 (7.73%) XML
28 402 (7.43%) .NET Framework
29 381 (7.05%) Scrum
30 375 (6.94%) Analytical Skills

Junior
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 188 (3.48%) CMS
2 138 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 118 (2.18%) IIS
4 107 (1.98%) WordPress
5 84 (1.55%) Node.js
5 84 (1.55%) Apache
6 63 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 62 (1.15%) Drupal
8 58 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 56 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 50 (0.92%) JBoss
10 50 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 49 (0.91%) Joomla!
12 32 (0.59%) Confluence
13 27 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 26 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.46%) SAS
16 24 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 532 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 275 (5.09%) MS Office
3 164 (3.03%) Photoshop
4 72 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 70 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 70 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 66 (1.22%) MS Project
7 28 (0.52%) InDesign
8 15 (0.28%) SPSS
9 14 (0.26%) MS Visio
10 13 (0.24%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.13%) CPLEX
12 7 (0.13%) Mingle
13 6 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.074%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.055%) Stata
15 3 (0.055%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 51 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 51 (0.94%) Magento
2 32 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 22 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 22 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 22 (0.41%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 11 (0.20%) Agresso
7 10 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 10 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.11%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.092%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.092%) SAP WM
12 4 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.074%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.074%) RMDS
12 4 (0.074%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.61%) SaaS
2 54 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (0.85%) Office 365
5 28 (0.52%) GitHub
6 23 (0.43%) Force.com
7 22 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.20%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.18%) PaaS
12 7 (0.13%) IaaS
13 6 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 6 (0.11%) Heroku
14 5 (0.092%) SoftLayer
15 4 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.037%) Yammer
16 2 (0.037%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 185 (3.42%) Internet
2 82 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 76 (1.41%) Firewall
4 55 (1.02%) DNS
5 52 (0.96%) VPN
6 48 (0.89%) HTTP
7 46 (0.85%) Intranet
8 40 (0.74%) WAN
9 33 (0.61%) LAN
10 27 (0.50%) Network Security
11 26 (0.48%) Wireless
12 20 (0.37%) DHCP
13 19 (0.35%) SSL
14 13 (0.24%) Broadband
15 12 (0.22%) VoIP
16 10 (0.18%) SAN
16 10 (0.18%) FTP
17 9 (0.17%) Wireshark
18 8 (0.15%) LTE
18 8 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1248 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 425 (7.86%) MySQL
3 231 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 219 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 186 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 145 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 130 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 91 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 77 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 76 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 73 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 67 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 61 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 43 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 39 (0.72%) Big Data
16 30 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (0.54%) QlikView
17 29 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
18 26 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 272 (5.03%) Visual Studio
2 201 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 180 (3.33%) NUnit
4 131 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 122 (2.26%) Moq
6 112 (2.07%) Subversion
7 98 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 96 (1.78%) JIRA
9 88 (1.63%) Selenium
10 77 (1.42%) MSTest
11 49 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 46 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 39 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
14 38 (0.70%) JUnit
15 36 (0.67%) Maven
16 30 (0.55%) Jasmine
17 24 (0.44%) Mercurial
18 22 (0.41%) Jenkins
19 20 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
20 19 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 923 (17.07%) Finance
2 302 (5.59%) Retail
3 291 (5.38%) Banking
4 244 (4.51%) Marketing
5 203 (3.75%) Games
6 151 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 134 (2.48%) Advertising
8 72 (1.33%) Front Office
9 65 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 61 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 60 (1.11%) Back Office
12 54 (1.00%) Automotive
13 50 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 46 (0.85%) Law
15 40 (0.74%) Legal
16 36 (0.67%) Aerospace
17 33 (0.61%) Electronics
18 31 (0.57%) French Language
19 30 (0.55%) Publishing
20 28 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1746 (32.29%) .NET
2 1606 (29.70%) HTML
3 1323 (24.47%) CSS
4 1144 (21.16%) ASP.NET
5 769 (14.22%) jQuery
6 524 (9.69%) HTML5
7 476 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 418 (7.73%) XML
9 402 (7.43%) .NET Framework
10 353 (6.53%) CSS3
11 315 (5.83%) Web Services
12 266 (4.92%) WCF
13 231 (4.27%) Ajax
14 187 (3.46%) WPF
14 187 (3.46%) AngularJS
15 178 (3.29%) WinForms
16 150 (2.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 138 (2.55%) JSON
18 126 (2.33%) LINQ
19 124 (2.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 892 (16.50%) Computer Science
2 375 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (4.11%) Mathematics
4 202 (3.74%) User Experience
5 180 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 121 (2.24%) Hedge funds
7 114 (2.11%) Open Source
8 112 (2.07%) Physics
9 90 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 75 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
11 54 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 52 (0.96%) Social Media
13 48 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 44 (0.81%) Visualisation
15 42 (0.78%) Statistics
16 38 (0.70%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.68%) Data Integration
18 36 (0.67%) Digital Media
19 31 (0.57%) GIS
20 28 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 710 (13.13%) Windows
2 464 (8.58%) Linux
3 232 (4.29%) UNIX
4 161 (2.98%) Android
5 130 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 116 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 87 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (1.24%) Windows XP
9 53 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 42 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (0.48%) Solaris
14 24 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (0.43%) CentOS
16 17 (0.31%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1105 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 915 (16.92%) MVC
3 615 (11.37%) OO
4 526 (9.73%) Software Engineering
5 423 (7.82%) TDD
6 381 (7.05%) Scrum
7 362 (6.70%) Project Management
8 337 (6.23%) Web Development
9 294 (5.44%) E-Commerce
10 245 (4.53%) OOP
11 201 (3.72%) PRINCE2
12 185 (3.42%) BDD
13 181 (3.35%) ITIL
14 175 (3.24%) CRM
14 175 (3.24%) Web Application Development
15 168 (3.11%) Unit Testing
16 161 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
17 151 (2.79%) Kanban
18 143 (2.64%) Analytics
19 139 (2.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1765 (32.64%) C#
2 1594 (29.48%) SQL
3 1564 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 859 (15.89%) Java
5 596 (11.02%) PHP
6 339 (6.27%) VB.NET
7 335 (6.20%) C++
8 301 (5.57%) Python
9 248 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 153 (2.83%) VB
11 148 (2.74%) Perl
12 112 (2.07%) Ruby
13 95 (1.76%) C
14 94 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 72 (1.33%) VBA
16 59 (1.09%) PHP5
16 59 (1.09%) PowerShell
17 55 (1.02%) Objective-C
17 55 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 40 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1572 (29.07%) Degree
2 119 (2.20%) VCP4
3 103 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (1.66%) ISEB
5 88 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 60 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 58 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 50 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (0.92%) PhD
9 49 (0.91%) CCNA
10 48 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 45 (0.83%) MCP
12 43 (0.80%) CISSP
13 42 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 35 (0.65%) MCTS
15 32 (0.59%) CISA
16 29 (0.54%) PMI Certification
17 28 (0.52%) MCSD
18 26 (0.48%) MCAD
19 23 (0.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (4.85%) QA
2 55 (1.02%) SLA
3 17 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 17 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.074%) COSO
5 4 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.037%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.037%) HL7
7 1 (0.018%) Basel II
7 1 (0.018%) GPG13
System Software
1 188 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 84 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (0.33%) vSphere
5 17 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.15%) Firmware
8 7 (0.13%) NFS
8 7 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.092%) XenApp
9 5 (0.092%) Xen
10 4 (0.074%) Nmap
10 4 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.074%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (0.055%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.037%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.037%) Docker
12 2 (0.037%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.018%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (0.67%) Puppet
2 28 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 11 (0.20%) Nagios
4 11 (0.20%) SCCM
5 10 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.13%) WSUS
6 7 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.11%) Ansible
7 6 (0.11%) Control-M
8 5 (0.092%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.074%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.055%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.055%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.055%) Salt
10 3 (0.055%) Munin
11 2 (0.037%) Plesk
11 2 (0.037%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.037%) Kibana
Vendors
1 899 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 356 (6.58%) Oracle
3 161 (2.98%) Adobe
4 122 (2.26%) VMware
5 75 (1.39%) Google
6 71 (1.31%) Cisco
7 68 (1.26%) Citrix
8 64 (1.18%) SAP
8 64 (1.18%) Zend
9 62 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 44 (0.81%) IBM
11 40 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 36 (0.67%) Facebook
13 29 (0.54%) Twitter
14 27 (0.50%) hybris
15 25 (0.46%) HP
16 24 (0.44%) Sybase
17 23 (0.43%) Business Objects
18 22 (0.41%) Juniper
19 21 (0.39%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Best Training + Mor
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Profit share bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago