The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 77 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 60 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 3.06% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 3.23% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 58
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,450 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,250 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1829 1577 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.05% 94.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1297 1613
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Junior Salary Trend in Cheshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Junior
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 23 £25,000 - 1
Crewe -2 9 £25,000 - 1
Macclesfield +7 7 £22,500 -15.09%
Chester -1 2 £26,500 -18.46% 1
Wilmslow -18 1 £24,500 +13.95%
Widnes - 1 - -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 54 (52.94%) .NET
2 53 (51.96%) C#
3 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
4 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (34.31%) TDD
6 33 (32.35%) Scrum
6 33 (32.35%) .NET Framework
7 32 (31.37%) Windows
8 31 (30.39%) Computer Science
9 30 (29.41%) VB.NET
10 28 (27.45%) MVC
10 28 (27.45%) WinForms
10 28 (27.45%) MVVM
11 27 (26.47%) WCF
11 27 (26.47%) WPF
12 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
13 25 (24.51%) VB
13 25 (24.51%) Internet
13 25 (24.51%) NUnit
13 25 (24.51%) Dependency Injection
13 25 (24.51%) Inversion of Control
13 25 (24.51%) MSTest
13 25 (24.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 25 (24.51%) Moq
13 25 (24.51%) Spring.NET
13 25 (24.51%) Castle Windsor
13 25 (24.51%) Ninject
13 25 (24.51%) Web Application Development

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) SAS
2 1 (0.98%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.94%) MS Project
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
2 1 (0.98%) Broadband
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.94%) MySQL
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) DTS
6 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) NUnit
1 25 (24.51%) MSTest
1 25 (24.51%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (24.51%) Moq
2 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) Subversion
3 4 (3.92%) Selenium
3 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.96%) Bower
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.98%) Gradle
6 1 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Games
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.94%) .NET
2 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
3 33 (32.35%) .NET Framework
4 28 (27.45%) WinForms
5 27 (26.47%) WCF
5 27 (26.47%) WPF
6 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (24.51%) Spring.NET
7 25 (24.51%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (24.51%) Ninject
7 25 (24.51%) Unity DI Container
8 24 (23.53%) HTML
9 19 (18.63%) CSS
10 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (15.69%) Razor View Engine
11 16 (15.69%) jQuery
12 9 (8.82%) Ajax
13 8 (7.84%) HTML5
13 8 (7.84%) Web Services
14 5 (4.90%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.39%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.51%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.94%) Open Source
5 2 (1.96%) Social Network
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) New Media
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.98%) SCORM
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.37%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) TDD
3 33 (32.35%) Scrum
4 28 (27.45%) MVC
4 28 (27.45%) MVVM
5 26 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (24.51%) Kanban
6 25 (24.51%) Dependency Injection
6 25 (24.51%) Web Application Development
7 11 (10.78%) OO
8 8 (7.84%) Project Management
8 8 (7.84%) Web Development
9 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.90%) OOD
10 5 (4.90%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Automation Testing
11 4 (3.92%) BDD
11 4 (3.92%) ITIL
11 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.96%) C#
2 30 (29.41%) VB.NET
3 25 (24.51%) VB
4 24 (23.53%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.84%) Java
7 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) PMP
3 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle
2 3 (2.94%) Google
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (0.98%) Telerik
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
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