The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 62 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 12 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.26% 2.75% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.80% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 10
Average salary £24,500 £26,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,850 £15,850
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £34,500 £22,650
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
503 393 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.73% 98.25% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 367 303 350
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Junior
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Junior Salary Trend in Watford

Junior
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Watford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 12 (34.29%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) HTML
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) Retail
5 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 10 (28.57%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) Time Management
6 9 (25.71%) MVC
7 8 (22.86%) Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 5 (14.29%) Marketing
10 5 (14.29%) Web Development
10 5 (14.29%) Data Entry
10 5 (14.29%) Online Marketing
10 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 5 (14.29%) C

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
4 2 (5.71%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Retail
3 10 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
1 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
2 11 (31.43%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) CSS
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.43%) ADO.NET
5 4 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Graphic Design
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) W3C
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
2 10 (28.57%) Time Management
3 9 (25.71%) MVC
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 5 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 5 (14.29%) Online Marketing
5 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 5 (14.29%) Web Design
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Computer Security
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Process Management
8 2 (5.71%) Content Management
8 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Information Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (14.29%) C
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Zend