The median annual salary for a Junior was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -13 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 14 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.15% 1.66% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.73% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 20
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% +8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £19,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £35,100
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Edinburgh

Junior
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Junior in Edinburgh

Junior
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Edinburgh

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.34%) CRM
9 3 (10.34%) PhD
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) C++
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) TDD
9 3 (10.34%) Electronics
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
9 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.34%) Git (software)

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Line 500
2 1 (3.45%) Sage BI
2 1 (3.45%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (10.34%) Qt
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) LESS
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) Sass
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) JSF
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) CentOS
1 2 (6.90%) Debian
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) SDLC
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
3 3 (10.34%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago