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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 53 56 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 24 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.47% 3.48% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 3.63% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 4
Average salary £23,000 £26,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% -15.87%
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
531 579 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.02% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) Project Management
7 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) QA
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) Web Development
9 5 (17.24%) Content Management
9 5 (17.24%) Web Design
9 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.24%) CMS
9 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
9 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
9 5 (17.24%) Adobe
9 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.24%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (17.24%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (17.24%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.24%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (17.24%) Content Management
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) Web Design
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Process Management
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft