The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 124 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 33 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 1.35% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.43% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 41
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 0 16 £27,500 +3.77% 5
Glasgow +9 11 £26,000 -1.88% 4
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £25,000 -
Dundee +7 1 £22,500 -28.00%
West Lothian - 1 £23,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Junior
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 24 (35.82%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) C#
2 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Degree
3 20 (29.85%) HTML
4 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 19 (28.36%) CSS
5 18 (26.87%) Java
6 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
6 14 (20.90%) MVC
7 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
8 12 (17.91%) TDD
8 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
9 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
10 10 (14.93%) HTML5
11 9 (13.43%) Project Management
11 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (13.43%) CSS3
12 8 (11.94%) Selenium
13 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.96%) Windows
14 6 (8.96%) Python
14 6 (8.96%) C++
14 6 (8.96%) QA
14 6 (8.96%) Web Development
14 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
14 6 (8.96%) Low Latency
14 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills

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 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) DNN
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Line 500
2 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.49%) Sage BI
2 1 (1.49%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.48%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Appium
3 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) Mockito
5 1 (1.49%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) .NET
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
3 19 (28.36%) CSS
4 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.93%) HTML5
6 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (13.43%) CSS3
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.46%) Java EE
9 4 (5.97%) jQuery
10 2 (2.99%) Ajax
10 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.99%) J2EE
10 2 (2.99%) Sass
10 2 (2.99%) Web Services
10 2 (2.99%) WPF
10 2 (2.99%) XML
11 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.99%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.99%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.99%) Fintech
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Debian
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) MVC
3 12 (17.91%) TDD
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.96%) Low Latency
6 6 (8.96%) SDLC
6 6 (8.96%) Web Development
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL
7 5 (7.46%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.97%) High Availability
8 4 (5.97%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.97%) OOD
9 3 (4.48%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (4.48%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) C#
1 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) HNC
2 1 (1.49%) HND
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 5 (7.46%) SLA
3 3 (4.48%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.99%) Sage
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) Splunk
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter
5 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
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