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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 90 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 41 53 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.14% 3.10% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 3.27% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 77
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,400
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1779 1619 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.80% 94.73% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1303 1859
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +8 25 £25,000 - 1
Crewe +11 3 £28,750 +15.00%
Chester +6 2 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Lymm +2 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Knutsford +1 1 £20,000 -14.89% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (55.56%) .NET
2 53 (53.54%) C#
3 42 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 42 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (38.38%) TDD
5 35 (35.35%) Windows
6 34 (34.34%) Scrum
7 33 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 33 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 32 (32.32%) VB.NET
9 30 (30.30%) MVC
9 30 (30.30%) WPF
10 29 (29.29%) MVVM
10 29 (29.29%) WinForms
11 28 (28.28%) WCF
12 27 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (27.27%) VB
13 26 (26.26%) Internet
13 26 (26.26%) NUnit
13 26 (26.26%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (26.26%) Inversion of Control
13 26 (26.26%) Spring.NET
13 26 (26.26%) Rhino Mocks
13 26 (26.26%) Moq
13 26 (26.26%) MSTest
13 26 (26.26%) Castle Windsor
13 26 (26.26%) Ninject
13 26 (26.26%) Web Application Development
13 26 (26.26%) Unity DI Container

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) SAS
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Project
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) Broadband
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) MySQL
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.02%) DTS
6 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) MS Access
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.01%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (26.26%) NUnit
1 26 (26.26%) MSTest
1 26 (26.26%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (26.26%) Moq
2 8 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) Selenium
3 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.02%) Bower
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.01%) Gradle
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.01%) Ant
6 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.03%) Finance
1 3 (3.03%) Games
1 3 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
2 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) .NET
2 42 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 33 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 30 (30.30%) WPF
5 29 (29.29%) WinForms
6 28 (28.28%) WCF
7 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (26.26%) Spring.NET
8 26 (26.26%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (26.26%) Ninject
8 26 (26.26%) Unity DI Container
9 25 (25.25%) HTML
10 19 (19.19%) CSS
11 15 (15.15%) jQuery
12 11 (11.11%) Ajax
13 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (9.09%) HTML5
15 7 (7.07%) XHTML
15 7 (7.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 26 (26.26%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.05%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.03%) Animation
5 3 (3.03%) Open Source
6 2 (2.02%) Social Network
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.01%) SCORM
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.35%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) TDD
3 34 (34.34%) Scrum
4 30 (30.30%) MVC
5 29 (29.29%) MVVM
6 27 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (26.26%) Kanban
7 26 (26.26%) Dependency Injection
7 26 (26.26%) Web Application Development
8 13 (13.13%) OO
9 9 (9.09%) Web Development
10 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.06%) Project Management
11 5 (5.05%) OOD
11 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.05%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.04%) BDD
12 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.04%) ITIL
12 4 (4.04%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) C#
2 32 (32.32%) VB.NET
3 27 (27.27%) VB
4 21 (21.21%) SQL
5 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.07%) PHP
7 6 (6.06%) Java
8 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (1.01%) C
10 1 (1.01%) C++
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PMP
3 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Adobe
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.01%) SAP
4 1 (1.01%) Citrix
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago