The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 53 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 7 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.35% 1.56% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.60% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Median salary £23,000 £35,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +30.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,800 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £35,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%

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
486 561 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.82% 97.06% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 397 497 375
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) NUnit
5 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (22.22%) MSTest
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) Spring.NET
5 4 (22.22%) MVVM
5 4 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (22.22%) Moq
5 4 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) WinForms
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Moq
1 4 (22.22%) MSTest
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
1 4 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) The Grinder
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) Ninject
3 4 (22.22%) Spring.NET
3 4 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (22.22%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) WinForms
3 4 (22.22%) WPF
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
3 4 (22.22%) MVVM
3 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Physics
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) AWK
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) Juniper
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds