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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 48 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 60 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.55% 2.29% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 2.33% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 25
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £20,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
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
1294 1329 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.10% 98.23% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1137 851
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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
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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 +28 53 £24,000 -26.15% 3
West Wales - 6 £18,000 -
North Wales +10 1 £19,000 -12.64%
Junior
UK

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 35 (41.18%) HTML
2 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
2 33 (38.82%) CSS
3 32 (37.65%) .NET
4 31 (36.47%) C#
4 31 (36.47%) Degree
5 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
6 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET
7 23 (27.06%) SDLC
8 22 (25.88%) SQL
9 16 (18.82%) Oracle
9 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
9 16 (18.82%) jQuery
10 15 (17.65%) Finance
11 13 (15.29%) PHP
11 13 (15.29%) HTML5
12 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
12 12 (14.12%) Web Services
12 12 (14.12%) MVC
13 11 (12.94%) Scrum
13 11 (12.94%) MySQL
13 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
14 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
14 10 (11.76%) OO
14 10 (11.76%) Intranet
15 9 (10.59%) Web Development
15 9 (10.59%) Front End Development
16 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (9.41%) VB.NET

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 6 (7.06%) Node.js
2 4 (4.71%) IIS
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.53%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.24%) MS Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS Project
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Intranet
2 2 (2.35%) Extranet
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) Grunt
3 2 (2.35%) MSTest
3 2 (2.35%) NUnit
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.18%) JUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.18%) Maven
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.18%) Protractor
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.18%) Automotive
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.18%) HTML
2 33 (38.82%) CSS
3 32 (37.65%) .NET
4 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET
5 16 (18.82%) jQuery
6 13 (15.29%) HTML5
7 12 (14.12%) Web Services
8 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.06%) XML
10 5 (5.88%) Ajax
10 5 (5.88%) CSS3
11 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.71%) XHTML
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.53%) Sass
13 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (2.35%) JSON
14 1 (1.18%) Java EE
14 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
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 23 (27.06%) SDLC
3 12 (14.12%) MVC
4 11 (12.94%) Scrum
4 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.76%) OO
6 9 (10.59%) Front End Development
6 9 (10.59%) Web Development
7 7 (8.24%) System Testing
8 6 (7.06%) SOA
9 5 (5.88%) OOP
10 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.53%) ETL
11 3 (3.53%) OOD
11 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
2 31 (36.47%) C#
3 22 (25.88%) SQL
4 13 (15.29%) PHP
5 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.06%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) Java
6 6 (7.06%) VB
7 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.53%) VBA
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) Erlang
10 1 (1.18%) Haskell
10 1 (1.18%) Lisp
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) VB6
10 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) MCSA
2 2 (2.35%) MCTS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
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 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Snort
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.18%) Dell
2 1 (1.18%) VMware
2 1 (1.18%) Zend
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