Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 129 158
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 67 85 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 1.64% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.71% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 53 61 59
Scotland median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £19,100
90th Percentile £40,000 £56,250 £37,600
UK median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5453 4965 6164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.92% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3499 3084 3969
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 40 £33,250 +23.15%
Glasgow -19 23 £28,750 +0.88% 1
Dundee -2 3 £20,000 - 1
Aberdeen -2 2 £26,000 +15.56%
West Lothian -6 2 £32,000 +4.92%
Renfrewshire +9 1 £27,500 -14.06%
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (40.30%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (32.84%) .NET
4 21 (31.34%) Degree
5 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
5 18 (26.87%) CSS
5 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.87%) HTML
6 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
8 14 (20.90%) Java
8 14 (20.90%) MVC
9 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (19.40%) SQL
10 12 (17.91%) Mathematics
11 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.43%) MySQL
12 9 (13.43%) C++
12 9 (13.43%) Windows
13 8 (11.94%) Oracle
13 8 (11.94%) Web Development
14 7 (10.45%) jQuery
14 7 (10.45%) Scrum
14 7 (10.45%) PHP
14 7 (10.45%) Linux
15 6 (8.96%) PhD
15 6 (8.96%) Finance
15 6 (8.96%) Electronics
15 6 (8.96%) GitHub

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 1 (1.49%) Apache
1 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.49%) FileNet
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) nginx
1 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.49%) FRx
3 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) GitHub
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.49%) Heroku
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
1 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) MySQL
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) DB2
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) DataStage
5 1 (1.49%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) NUnit
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Appium
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) GoCD
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.96%) Electronics
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.49%) German Language
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) CSS
2 18 (26.87%) HTML
3 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
4 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.45%) jQuery
6 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.46%) Qt
8 4 (5.97%) XML
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.48%) WinForms
10 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.99%) CSS3
10 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.99%) JSON
10 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.99%) Web Services
10 2 (2.99%) WPF
11 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.97%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
4 4 (5.97%) CentOS
4 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.48%) Android
5 3 (4.48%) Debian
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.48%) Unix
5 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) MVC
2 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Mathematics
4 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.94%) Web Development
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) Open Source
7 5 (7.46%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (7.46%) Refactoring
8 4 (5.97%) Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.97%) CRM
8 4 (5.97%) ERP
8 4 (5.97%) SDLC
8 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps
9 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.48%) Game Development
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.90%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 9 (13.43%) C++
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Python
8 4 (5.97%) C
8 4 (5.97%) Perl
9 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.99%) VB
10 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.99%) VBA
11 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (8.96%) PhD
3 5 (7.46%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.99%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Cacti
2 1 (1.49%) Graphite
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Cognos
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin