The median annual salary for a Junior was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Junior
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 131 118
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 30 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 1.13% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.17% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 41
Median salary £28,750 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,700 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,800 £35,000
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Scotland

Junior
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Junior in Scotland

Junior
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Scotland

Junior
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 14 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Glasgow +15 9 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Dumfries and Galloway - 4 £25,000 -
West Lothian -3 2 £23,000 -29.23%
Dundee - 1 £22,500 -
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 27 (43.55%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 16 (25.81%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) Degree
4 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.58%) SQL
6 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
7 11 (17.74%) Finance
7 11 (17.74%) CSS
7 11 (17.74%) HTML
8 10 (16.13%) MVC
9 9 (14.52%) C++
9 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.90%) Retail
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle
10 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.90%) OO
10 8 (12.90%) Python
10 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.29%) Web Development
11 7 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.68%) SDLC
12 6 (9.68%) Multichannel Retail
12 6 (9.68%) Android
12 6 (9.68%) Relational Database

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) DNN
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
2 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Line 500
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Sage BI
2 1 (1.61%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) JMeter
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Maven
2 1 (1.61%) Mockito
2 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Electronics
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) .NET
2 11 (17.74%) CSS
2 11 (17.74%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.45%) CSS3
6 4 (6.45%) HTML5
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.84%) jQuery
7 3 (4.84%) Qt
7 3 (4.84%) Web Services
8 2 (3.23%) Ajax
8 2 (3.23%) Java EE
8 2 (3.23%) LESS
8 2 (3.23%) RESTful
8 2 (3.23%) Sass
9 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.23%) Fintech
4 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Android
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) CentOS
3 2 (3.23%) Debian
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Project Management
2 10 (16.13%) MVC
3 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.90%) OO
5 7 (11.29%) Web Development
6 6 (9.68%) Multichannel Retail
6 6 (9.68%) SDLC
7 5 (8.06%) Mobile Development
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) TDD
8 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) Open Source
9 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) C#
2 16 (25.81%) Java
3 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) C++
6 8 (12.90%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.45%) C
9 3 (4.84%) VB
10 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.84%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.84%) PhD
4 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Sage
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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