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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 73 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 35 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.51% 2.69% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.79% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 17
Average salary £22,750 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £20,000 £18,150
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,000
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
1353 1291 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.13% 96.49% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1127 1069
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +5 34 £23,000 +2.22% 2
West Wales +5 1 £20,000 -1.23%
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 15 (28.85%) SDLC
3 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 13 (25.00%) HTML
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.23%) CSS
8 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
8 9 (17.31%) SQL
8 9 (17.31%) .NET
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
8 9 (17.31%) HTML5
9 8 (15.38%) PHP
9 8 (15.38%) MVC
10 7 (13.46%) C#
11 6 (11.54%) Java
11 6 (11.54%) MySQL
11 6 (11.54%) Windows
11 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.54%) jQuery
12 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
12 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
12 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.62%) V-Model
12 5 (9.62%) CSS3
12 5 (9.62%) Quality Management

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2 (3.85%) IIS
1 2 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
1 2 (3.85%) DSL
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Hudson
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 9 (17.31%) .NET
3 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.31%) HTML5
4 6 (11.54%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 4 (7.69%) WCF
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware
7 2 (3.85%) Ajax
7 2 (3.85%) Laravel
7 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.85%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.92%) REST
8 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) SDLC
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Scrum
4 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.62%) V-Model
5 5 (9.62%) OO
5 5 (9.62%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 2 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.85%) Network Management
8 2 (3.85%) ETL
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security
8 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) PHP
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) C++
7 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Avaya
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
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