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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 60 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.24% 4.01% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 4.13% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Average salary £31,250 £20,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £16,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £27,500
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
467 436 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.69% 97.10% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 346 332 329
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,455 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 6 March 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Watford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Web Design
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) CRM
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) User Experience
8 4 (14.81%) Adobe
8 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
8 4 (14.81%) Photoshop

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
3 2 (7.41%) InDesign
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
1 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET
4 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) Web Design
3 4 (14.81%) Process Management
4 3 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
5 2 (7.41%) Online Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Zend