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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 16 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 4.55% 2.22% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 2.22% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £21,750 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
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
87 90 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 98.86% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 84 96
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £47,500
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 26 November 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSD
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSD
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware