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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 46 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 25 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.57% 5.54% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 5.97% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Average salary £26,500 £28,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.82% +19.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £19,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £34,300 £26,000
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
539 352 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.54% 92.88% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 391 276 230
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Watford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (60.00%) Finance
2 27 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 26 (57.78%) Retail
4 22 (48.89%) Oracle
5 21 (46.67%) MS Office
6 16 (35.56%) Degree
7 15 (33.33%) FTP
7 15 (33.33%) Linux
7 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 15 (33.33%) Java
8 14 (31.11%) IBM
9 13 (28.89%) HTTP
9 13 (28.89%) Middleware
9 13 (28.89%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (28.89%) DB2
9 13 (28.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (28.89%) J2EE
9 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
9 13 (28.89%) MQSeries
9 13 (28.89%) AIX
9 13 (28.89%) Solaris
9 13 (28.89%) JDBC
9 13 (28.89%) IIS
9 13 (28.89%) UNIX
9 13 (28.89%) WebSphere
10 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (28.89%) IBM HTTP Server
1 13 (28.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
1 13 (28.89%) MQSeries
1 13 (28.89%) IIS
1 13 (28.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Office
2 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) FTP
2 13 (28.89%) HTTP
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) DB2
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
General
1 27 (60.00%) Finance
1 27 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 26 (57.78%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Middleware
1 13 (28.89%) J2EE
1 13 (28.89%) JDBC
2 10 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) SAP XI
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) AIX
3 13 (28.89%) Solaris
3 13 (28.89%) UNIX
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (24.44%) Time Management
3 7 (15.56%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Network Design
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) Online Marketing
5 4 (8.89%) Data Entry
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Product Management
7 2 (4.44%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Computer Security
7 2 (4.44%) ERD
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) ETL
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) Qualitative Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) C
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCT
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) Oracle
3 14 (31.11%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Hitwise
5 1 (2.22%) comScore
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Coremetrics