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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 117 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 2660 2414 2694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 2.24% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.37% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2103 2417
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.03%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 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 December 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 +11 2511 £27,000 +4.85% 239
London +9 907 £30,000 - 66
South East +11 596 £26,500 +6.00% 56
Yorkshire +41 218 £25,000 +21.95% 26
City of London +7 217 £30,000 -5.88% 22
North West +12 211 £23,500 -6.00% 25
East of England +22 210 £25,000 - 16
South West -33 152 £25,000 +8.69% 22
Berkshire +48 150 £27,250 -0.90% 10
Manchester +14 136 £23,000 -2.12% 9
West Yorkshire +28 134 £26,000 +26.82% 15
West Midlands -6 118 £22,000 -2.22% 12
Hampshire +18 112 £25,000 +11.11% 8
Leeds +43 109 £26,750 +18.88% 7
Surrey -19 108 £30,000 +20.00% 12
East Midlands -11 82 £23,000 -8.00% 12
Hertfordshire +22 75 £25,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -1 63 £25,000 - 3
Bristol -2 60 £25,000 +13.63% 4
West Sussex +27 54 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Oxfordshire -1 54 £26,250 +5.00% 9
Reading +22 53 £28,000 -3.44% 6
Cambridge +3 53 £25,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 53 £27,500 +22.22% 5
Nottinghamshire +10 50 £23,000 -8.00% 9
Wales +15 47 £27,500 +22.22%
South Wales +18 46 £27,500 +22.22%
Scotland -8 46 £26,000 -5.45% 7
Nottingham +4 44 £23,000 -8.00% 5
Birmingham +6 38 £21,500 -20.37% 5

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1784 (32.12%) C#
2 1764 (31.76%) .NET
3 1635 (29.43%) Degree
4 1609 (28.96%) HTML
5 1588 (28.59%) SQL
6 1510 (27.18%) JavaScript
7 1325 (23.85%) CSS
8 1296 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 1103 (19.86%) ASP.NET
10 1069 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
11 995 (17.91%) Finance
12 912 (16.42%) Microsoft
13 885 (15.93%) Computer Science
14 853 (15.36%) Java
15 848 (15.27%) MVC
16 831 (14.96%) jQuery
17 720 (12.96%) Windows
18 577 (10.39%) PHP
19 559 (10.06%) OO
20 540 (9.72%) Software Engineering
21 524 (9.43%) HTML5
22 517 (9.31%) Linux
23 511 (9.20%) MS Excel
24 454 (8.17%) MySQL
25 437 (7.87%) .NET Framework
26 431 (7.76%) XML
27 420 (7.56%) Oracle
28 415 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
29 404 (7.27%) TDD
30 397 (7.15%) C++

Junior
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 206 (3.71%) CMS
2 160 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 139 (2.50%) WordPress
4 137 (2.47%) IIS
5 81 (1.46%) Apache
5 81 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 77 (1.39%) Node.js
7 68 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 65 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 59 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 59 (1.06%) Drupal
10 47 (0.85%) Joomla!
11 43 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 41 (0.74%) JBoss
13 36 (0.65%) Confluence
14 35 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 33 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 27 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.36%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 511 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 267 (4.81%) MS Office
3 184 (3.31%) Photoshop
4 81 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 70 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 64 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 51 (0.92%) MS Project
8 21 (0.38%) InDesign
9 16 (0.29%) MS Visio
10 13 (0.23%) XMetaL
11 12 (0.22%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.16%) InfoPath
14 8 (0.14%) SPSS
15 6 (0.11%) Mingle
16 4 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
17 3 (0.054%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.054%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.054%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 64 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.83%) Magento
3 40 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 27 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 26 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
7 19 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 19 (0.34%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 13 (0.23%) SAP MM
9 12 (0.22%) Agresso
9 12 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.13%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.11%) SAP WM
12 6 (0.11%) Summit
12 6 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
13 5 (0.090%) WebTrends
14 4 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (1.64%) SaaS
2 53 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (0.50%) GitHub
5 27 (0.49%) Office 365
6 17 (0.31%) Force.com
6 17 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.18%) Basecamp
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.14%) PaaS
9 8 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.13%) IaaS
10 7 (0.13%) MailChimp
11 6 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.090%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.036%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.036%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 190 (3.42%) Internet
2 95 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 94 (1.69%) Firewall
4 73 (1.31%) Intranet
5 68 (1.22%) DNS
6 61 (1.10%) VPN
7 48 (0.86%) WAN
8 45 (0.81%) HTTP
9 44 (0.79%) LAN
10 36 (0.65%) Wireless
11 35 (0.63%) Network Security
12 34 (0.61%) DHCP
13 27 (0.49%) LTE
14 21 (0.38%) SAN
15 20 (0.36%) 3G
16 18 (0.32%) FTP
17 14 (0.25%) VoIP
17 14 (0.25%) MPLS
17 14 (0.25%) 2G
18 13 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1296 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 454 (8.17%) MySQL
3 236 (4.25%) Relational Database
4 215 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 206 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 156 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 129 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 108 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 68 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 67 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 51 (0.92%) MongoDB
13 49 (0.88%) NoSQL
14 47 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
15 44 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
16 40 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
17 38 (0.68%) Big Data
18 36 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
19 29 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
20 27 (0.49%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 242 (4.36%) Visual Studio
2 187 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 170 (3.06%) NUnit
4 129 (2.32%) Subversion
5 121 (2.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 121 (2.18%) Moq
6 105 (1.89%) JIRA
7 97 (1.75%) Selenium
8 79 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 78 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 67 (1.21%) Eclipse
11 65 (1.17%) MSTest
12 64 (1.15%) Maven
13 57 (1.03%) JUnit
14 34 (0.61%) Ant
15 33 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
15 33 (0.59%) TeamCity
16 32 (0.58%) ReSharper
17 31 (0.56%) Jenkins
18 25 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 995 (17.91%) Finance
2 312 (5.62%) Banking
3 285 (5.13%) Retail
4 236 (4.25%) Marketing
5 191 (3.44%) Games
6 184 (3.31%) Telecoms
7 147 (2.65%) Advertising
8 107 (1.93%) Front Office
9 94 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 77 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 77 (1.39%) Back Office
11 56 (1.01%) Legal
12 47 (0.85%) Law
12 47 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 46 (0.83%) Electronics
14 45 (0.81%) Automotive
15 42 (0.76%) French Language
16 38 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 35 (0.63%) Multimedia
18 32 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1764 (31.76%) .NET
2 1609 (28.96%) HTML
3 1325 (23.85%) CSS
4 1103 (19.86%) ASP.NET
5 831 (14.96%) jQuery
6 524 (9.43%) HTML5
7 437 (7.87%) .NET Framework
8 431 (7.76%) XML
9 415 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 366 (6.59%) CSS3
11 344 (6.19%) Web Services
12 256 (4.61%) Ajax
13 229 (4.12%) WCF
14 203 (3.65%) WPF
15 182 (3.28%) WinForms
16 162 (2.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 126 (2.27%) LINQ
18 122 (2.20%) Spring
19 118 (2.12%) AngularJS
20 115 (2.07%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 885 (15.93%) Computer Science
2 359 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (4.03%) Mathematics
4 189 (3.40%) User Experience
5 151 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.14%) Hedge funds
7 111 (2.00%) Physics
8 105 (1.89%) Open Source
9 60 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
10 56 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 54 (0.97%) Social Media
13 52 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 51 (0.92%) Visualisation
15 48 (0.86%) Statistics
16 46 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 42 (0.76%) Derivative
17 42 (0.76%) Equities
18 38 (0.68%) Fixed Income
19 31 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 720 (12.96%) Windows
2 517 (9.31%) Linux
3 258 (4.64%) UNIX
4 151 (2.72%) Android
5 121 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 105 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 102 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 67 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 50 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 47 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 40 (0.72%) Solaris
13 39 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (0.50%) CentOS
14 28 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 25 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.40%) AIX
17 20 (0.36%) Windows Vista
18 18 (0.32%) Windows 2000
19 12 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1069 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
2 848 (15.27%) MVC
3 559 (10.06%) OO
4 540 (9.72%) Software Engineering
5 404 (7.27%) TDD
6 397 (7.15%) Scrum
7 306 (5.51%) Project Management
8 287 (5.17%) Web Development
9 284 (5.11%) E-Commerce
10 258 (4.64%) OOP
11 205 (3.69%) Unit Testing
12 204 (3.67%) ITIL
13 196 (3.53%) BDD
14 172 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
15 168 (3.02%) CRM
16 160 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
17 157 (2.83%) Web Application Development
18 156 (2.81%) PRINCE2
19 139 (2.50%) Web Design
19 139 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1784 (32.12%) C#
2 1588 (28.59%) SQL
3 1510 (27.18%) JavaScript
4 853 (15.36%) Java
5 577 (10.39%) PHP
6 397 (7.15%) C++
7 331 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 280 (5.04%) Python
9 233 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 157 (2.83%) VB
11 152 (2.74%) C
12 146 (2.63%) Perl
13 97 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 96 (1.73%) Ruby
15 78 (1.40%) VBA
16 66 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 61 (1.10%) PHP5
17 61 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 50 (0.90%) Objective-C
18 50 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1635 (29.43%) Degree
2 98 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 94 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 91 (1.64%) ISEB
5 65 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (1.13%) CCNA
7 56 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 49 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 47 (0.85%) CISSP
10 45 (0.81%) PhD
11 44 (0.79%) MCP
12 36 (0.65%) MCTS
13 32 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 30 (0.54%) MCSD
16 27 (0.49%) CISA
17 26 (0.47%) MCAD
18 25 (0.45%) A+ Certification
19 17 (0.31%) PMI Certification
19 17 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (4.57%) QA
2 50 (0.90%) SLA
3 39 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 36 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.072%) COSO
8 2 (0.036%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.018%) Basel II
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.018%) Basel III
9 1 (0.018%) HL7
9 1 (0.018%) GPG13
9 1 (0.018%) COREP
9 1 (0.018%) FINREP
System Software
1 186 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 74 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 25 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (0.29%) vSphere
7 12 (0.22%) Firmware
8 8 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.090%) Xen
9 5 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.072%) Nmap
10 4 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.054%) XenApp
11 3 (0.054%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.054%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.036%) Snort
12 2 (0.036%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.036%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.018%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (0.70%) Puppet
2 25 (0.45%) Data Guard
3 16 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.23%) SCCM
5 9 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.14%) SCOM
7 7 (0.13%) WSUS
7 7 (0.13%) Nagios
8 6 (0.11%) CFEngine
8 6 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.090%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.090%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.090%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (0.072%) Control-M
10 4 (0.072%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.054%) Cacti
11 3 (0.054%) Munin
11 3 (0.054%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 912 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 420 (7.56%) Oracle
3 164 (2.95%) Adobe
4 113 (2.03%) VMware
5 82 (1.48%) SAP
6 68 (1.22%) Cisco
7 66 (1.19%) Google
8 62 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 55 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 55 (0.99%) Zend
10 53 (0.95%) IBM
11 45 (0.81%) Citrix
12 36 (0.65%) HP
13 33 (0.59%) Twitter
14 32 (0.58%) Sybase
15 28 (0.50%) Business Objects
15 28 (0.50%) Sitecore
16 27 (0.49%) Cognos
17 26 (0.47%) Facebook
18 24 (0.43%) Avaya
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k+
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
New English Design
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Connex Education
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago