Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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

Junior
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 113 100
Rank change year-on-year +45 -13 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 84 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.35% 1.49% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.55% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 26 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £28,000 £31,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.40% +17.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,250 £22,375
90th Percentile £41,750 £40,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £28,250 £27,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year +2.73% +0.92% -0.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,365 2,522 2,186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 96.41% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,467 1,568 1,467
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £69,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 39 (46.43%) Java
1 39 (46.43%) Linux
2 33 (39.29%) Big Data
3 32 (38.10%) Degree
4 28 (33.33%) C#
5 25 (29.76%) Python
6 23 (27.38%) SQL
7 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
8 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (23.81%) C++
9 20 (23.81%) Terraform
10 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
10 19 (22.62%) Windows
11 18 (21.43%) Robotics
11 18 (21.43%) Numerate Degree
11 18 (21.43%) Innovative Thinking
11 18 (21.43%) Data Science
12 17 (20.24%) Web Services
13 15 (17.86%) .NET
13 15 (17.86%) RESTful
13 15 (17.86%) Docker
14 14 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (15.48%) DevOps
15 13 (15.48%) Ansible
16 12 (14.29%) Data Analysis
17 11 (13.10%) CSS
17 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
17 11 (13.10%) Analytics
17 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
18 10 (11.90%) Visualisation

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 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) concrete5
3 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) GitHub
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.38%) Serverless
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) Big Data
2 14 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (10.71%) Data Mining
3 9 (10.71%) GIS
4 8 (9.52%) MySQL
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.57%) Power BI
6 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.38%) OLAP
7 2 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.38%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.71%) NetBeans
1 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.95%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.57%) GoCD
4 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.71%) Military
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) Web Services
2 15 (17.86%) .NET
2 15 (17.86%) RESTful
3 11 (13.10%) CSS
4 10 (11.90%) SOAP
4 10 (11.90%) WPF
5 9 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (10.71%) OpenCV
5 9 (10.71%) Swing
6 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.33%) REST
7 6 (7.14%) HTML
7 6 (7.14%) jQuery
8 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.95%) Kafka
8 5 (5.95%) Sass
9 3 (3.57%) NumPy
9 3 (3.57%) Pandas
9 3 (3.57%) React
10 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Robotics
2 9 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.57%) Fintech
3 3 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Linux
2 19 (22.62%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) CentOS
4 2 (2.38%) Debian
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.43%) Data Science
3 18 (21.43%) Innovative Thinking
4 13 (15.48%) DevOps
5 12 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 11 (13.10%) Analytics
6 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
7 10 (11.90%) Mathematics
7 10 (11.90%) Software Testing
7 10 (11.90%) Storage Management
7 10 (11.90%) Visualisation
8 9 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) Deep Learning
8 9 (10.71%) Image Processing
8 9 (10.71%) SOA
9 7 (8.33%) Immutable Server
9 7 (8.33%) Release Management
9 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 25 (29.76%) Python
4 23 (27.38%) SQL
5 20 (23.81%) C++
6 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.14%) PHP
8 5 (5.95%) Scala
9 4 (4.76%) R
10 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.38%) Perl
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.19%) ES6
11 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (38.10%) Degree
2 18 (21.43%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.76%) PhD
4 2 (2.38%) MBA
5 1 (1.19%) CIMA
5 1 (1.19%) CISA
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) HDFS
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (23.81%) Terraform
2 13 (15.48%) Ansible
3 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.14%) Salt
5 3 (3.57%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 4 (4.76%) Splunk
3 3 (3.57%) PagerDuty
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) VMware