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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 48 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 11 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.04% 1.29% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.29% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 10
Average salary £31,000 £26,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,250 £33,700
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
523 542 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.85% 99.63% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 439 414 455
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Junior Salary Histogram in Watford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) PhD
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) PhD
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago