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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 47 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 23 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.28% 5.75% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 6.18% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £26,500 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.16% +6.52%
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
529 340 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.51% 93.15% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 379 261 232
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 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 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 30 (65.22%) Finance
4 27 (58.70%) Manufacturing
5 26 (56.52%) E-Commerce
5 26 (56.52%) Retail
6 24 (52.17%) Oracle
7 22 (47.83%) MS Office
8 20 (43.48%) Degree
9 17 (36.96%) FTP
9 17 (36.96%) Java
10 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
10 16 (34.78%) IBM
11 15 (32.61%) HTTP
11 15 (32.61%) Middleware
11 15 (32.61%) IBM HTTP Server
11 15 (32.61%) DB2
11 15 (32.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (32.61%) J2EE
11 15 (32.61%) JDBC
11 15 (32.61%) IIS
11 15 (32.61%) UNIX
11 15 (32.61%) AIX
11 15 (32.61%) Solaris
11 15 (32.61%) Linux
11 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
11 15 (32.61%) MQSeries
11 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
12 14 (30.43%) Active Directory

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (32.61%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (32.61%) IIS
1 15 (32.61%) Tomcat
1 15 (32.61%) MQSeries
1 15 (32.61%) IBM HTTP Server
1 15 (32.61%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Office
2 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.17%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) FTP
2 15 (32.61%) HTTP
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) DB2
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 30 (65.22%) Finance
2 27 (58.70%) Manufacturing
3 26 (56.52%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) J2EE
1 15 (32.61%) JDBC
1 15 (32.61%) Middleware
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) SAP XI
5 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) AIX
2 15 (32.61%) Solaris
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) UNIX
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) E-Commerce
2 9 (19.57%) Time Management
3 8 (17.39%) Network Design
4 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
6 3 (6.52%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) Product Management
6 3 (6.52%) Data Entry
6 3 (6.52%) Online Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) ETL
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) ERD
8 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Logistics
8 1 (2.17%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.04%) C
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCT
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) Oracle
3 16 (34.78%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.17%) Hitwise
5 1 (2.17%) comScore