Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 168 144
Rank change year-on-year +16 -24 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 75 71 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.24% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.29% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 49
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £20,400
90th Percentile £44,250 £36,250 £37,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 5,028 5,511 4,475
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 96.41% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,339 3,789 2,856
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -2 39 £27,500 -12.00% 13
Glasgow +48 32 £30,250 +15.24% 7
Dundee 0 2 £20,000 -14.89% 1
Aberdeen -2 2 £35,000 +21.74%
South Ayrshire - 2 £43,750 -
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 Scotland region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 37 (49.33%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.00%) C#
3 25 (33.33%) .NET
4 22 (29.33%) Degree
5 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.33%) SQL
6 19 (25.33%) CSS
7 18 (24.00%) Python
7 18 (24.00%) HTML
8 17 (22.67%) Java
8 17 (22.67%) MVC
9 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 14 (18.67%) Linux
11 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
12 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.33%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.67%) Finance
14 11 (14.67%) .NET Core
15 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
16 9 (12.00%) Task Automation
17 8 (10.67%) Critical Thinking
17 8 (10.67%) Data Science
17 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
17 8 (10.67%) ServiceNow
17 8 (10.67%) DevOps
17 8 (10.67%) Splunk

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 (2.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (9.33%) SaaS
2 4 (5.33%) GitHub
2 4 (5.33%) IaaS
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) Big Data
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.33%) MS Access
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
3 2 (2.67%) Maven
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.33%) GoCD
4 1 (1.33%) Hudson
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.33%) Protractor
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Automotive
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) CSS
3 18 (24.00%) HTML
4 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (14.67%) .NET Core
6 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.00%) HTML5
8 6 (8.00%) jQuery
8 6 (8.00%) React
9 5 (6.67%) Web Services
9 5 (6.67%) XML
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.33%) CGI
10 4 (5.33%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (5.33%) Vue.js
11 3 (4.00%) Node.js
12 2 (2.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.67%) Fintech
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) CentOS
2 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Debian
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) MVC
3 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
6 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.00%) Task Automation
8 8 (10.67%) Critical Thinking
8 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.67%) Data Science
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) TDD
9 7 (9.33%) SDLC
10 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (6.67%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Web Development
11 4 (5.33%) Analytics
11 4 (5.33%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
11 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.00%) C#
3 19 (25.33%) SQL
4 18 (24.00%) Python
5 17 (22.67%) Java
6 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (4.00%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) C
9 2 (2.67%) Go
9 2 (2.67%) Jython
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.33%) ES6
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) R
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) PMO
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Ansible
2 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.33%) Terraform
3 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) ServiceNow
2 8 (10.67%) Splunk
3 6 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin