The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 19 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 6.25% - 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% - 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £20,750 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 - £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester 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
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 47 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 96.88% 95.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 90 42 79
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Junior
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Worcester region.

Junior Salary Trend in Worcester

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Hudson
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) QA

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware