The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 79 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 26 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.93% 1.23% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.28% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 20
Average salary £24,000 £20,750 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.66% -4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £18,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £27,850
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1323 1332 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.44% 96.59% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1128 996
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Junior
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Wales region.

Junior Salary Trend in Wales

Junior
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Junior Salary Histogram in Wales

Junior
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
South Wales +18 25 £24,500 +22.50% 4
West Wales - 1 £23,500 -
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 37 (43.53%) C#
1 37 (43.53%) HTML
1 37 (43.53%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.00%) CSS
3 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
3 31 (36.47%) Degree
4 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (29.41%) SQL
7 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
8 20 (23.53%) SDLC
9 18 (21.18%) Finance
10 16 (18.82%) Oracle
11 15 (17.65%) jQuery
12 14 (16.47%) HTML5
12 14 (16.47%) MVC
13 12 (14.12%) PHP
14 11 (12.94%) MySQL
14 11 (12.94%) Web Services
14 11 (12.94%) Web Development
15 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
15 10 (11.76%) VB.NET
15 10 (11.76%) Intranet
15 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
15 10 (11.76%) Scrum
16 9 (10.59%) OO
16 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
17 8 (9.41%) Front End Development

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (8.24%) Node.js
2 3 (3.53%) Drupal
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) WordPress
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) GitHub
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (2.35%) Extranet
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) NUnit
4 2 (2.35%) MSTest
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.18%) Protractor
5 1 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Advertising
2 1 (1.18%) Automotive
2 1 (1.18%) Electronics
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.53%) .NET
1 37 (43.53%) HTML
2 34 (40.00%) CSS
3 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 15 (17.65%) jQuery
5 14 (16.47%) HTML5
6 11 (12.94%) Web Services
7 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.24%) XML
8 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.71%) Ajax
10 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (4.71%) CSS3
10 4 (4.71%) XHTML
11 3 (3.53%) JSON
12 2 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
13 1 (1.18%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) SDLC
3 14 (16.47%) MVC
4 11 (12.94%) Web Development
5 10 (11.76%) Scrum
5 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.59%) OO
7 8 (9.41%) Front End Development
8 6 (7.06%) SOA
8 6 (7.06%) System Testing
9 5 (5.88%) ETL
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.71%) TDD
11 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.53%) CRM
11 3 (3.53%) High Availability
11 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) C#
2 34 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.41%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) PHP
5 10 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.06%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.06%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) Java
7 3 (3.53%) VBA
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Delphi
9 1 (1.18%) Erlang
9 1 (1.18%) Haskell
9 1 (1.18%) Lisp
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) CISMP
2 2 (2.35%) MCSA
2 2 (2.35%) MCTS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCP
3 1 (1.18%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) AlienVault
3 2 (2.35%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.35%) Splunk
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco
4 1 (1.18%) Dell
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) Informatica
4 1 (1.18%) Sybase
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