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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 53 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 9 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.65% 1.58% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.63% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
528 490 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.06% 96.84% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 473 357 317
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Junior Salary Histogram in Watford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (55.56%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) XHTML
4 6 (22.22%) Adobe
4 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 6 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (22.22%) Web Design
4 6 (22.22%) Graphic Design
4 6 (22.22%) Animation
4 6 (22.22%) Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (22.22%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) ISEB
7 2 (7.41%) MS Excel

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (22.22%) Final Cut Pro
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) 4G
3 1 (3.70%) Broadband
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) XHTML
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Animation
1 6 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Web Design
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Budget Control
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) ERD
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle