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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 84 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 22 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 1.97% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.05% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 20
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -35.71%
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
1296 1075 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.72% 96.24% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 910 949
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 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
South Wales -4 18 £20,500 -8.88% 1
North Wales - 3 £22,500 - 2
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) XML
4 22 (31.88%) PL/SQL
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle Financials
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle 11i
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle Discoverer
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (31.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.49%) Degree
7 9 (13.04%) HTML
7 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.59%) .NET
8 8 (11.59%) CSS
8 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.14%) HTML5
10 6 (8.70%) C#
10 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 6 (8.70%) MS Office
10 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
11 5 (7.25%) Java

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 1 (1.45%) Lync
1 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle Financials
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle 11i
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.90%) DSL
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) VoIP
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle Discoverer
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (13.04%) HTML
3 8 (11.59%) .NET
3 8 (11.59%) CSS
4 7 (10.14%) HTML5
5 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.25%) jQuery
7 4 (5.80%) CSS3
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.90%) WCF
8 2 (2.90%) Ajax
8 2 (2.90%) Web Services
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.45%) RESTful
9 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.59%) Project Management
2 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
3 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.25%) MVC
4 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Scrum
5 3 (4.35%) Data Transformation
6 2 (2.90%) Network Management
6 2 (2.90%) TDD
6 2 (2.90%) OO
6 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.90%) Quality Management
6 2 (2.90%) V-Model
7 1 (1.45%) Customer Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) Web Analytics
7 1 (1.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.70%) C#
3 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) MCTS
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Dell
4 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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