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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 91 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 25 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 2.43% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.60% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 68
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1663 1498 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.80% 93.45% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1166 1730
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 £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +11 15 £25,000 - 1
Chester +15 2 £21,500 +3.61% 2
Knutsford +2 2 £20,750 -11.70%
Runcorn - 2 £22,500 -
Lymm +3 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 44 (53.66%) .NET
2 42 (51.22%) C#
3 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (42.68%) ASP.NET
5 34 (41.46%) TDD
6 33 (40.24%) Windows
7 32 (39.02%) Computer Science
8 30 (36.59%) VB.NET
9 29 (35.37%) Scrum
9 29 (35.37%) .NET Framework
10 28 (34.15%) WPF
10 28 (34.15%) MVC
11 27 (32.93%) WinForms
12 26 (31.71%) WCF
12 26 (31.71%) MVVM
13 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (30.49%) VB
14 24 (29.27%) Internet
14 24 (29.27%) NUnit
14 24 (29.27%) Rhino Mocks
14 24 (29.27%) Moq
14 24 (29.27%) Kanban
14 24 (29.27%) Spring.NET
14 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (29.27%) Dependency Injection
14 24 (29.27%) Inversion of Control
14 24 (29.27%) Castle Windsor
14 24 (29.27%) Ninject
14 24 (29.27%) MSTest
14 24 (29.27%) Web Application Development

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Project
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) DTS
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) NUnit
1 24 (29.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (29.27%) Moq
1 24 (29.27%) MSTest
2 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
3 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.44%) Bower
4 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 3 (3.66%) Games
1 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
1 3 (3.66%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.66%) .NET
2 35 (42.68%) ASP.NET
3 29 (35.37%) .NET Framework
4 28 (34.15%) WPF
5 27 (32.93%) WinForms
6 26 (31.71%) WCF
7 24 (29.27%) Spring.NET
7 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (29.27%) Castle Windsor
7 24 (29.27%) Ninject
7 24 (29.27%) Unity DI Container
8 20 (24.39%) HTML
9 15 (18.29%) CSS
10 11 (13.41%) jQuery
11 10 (12.20%) Ajax
12 8 (9.76%) HTML5
13 7 (8.54%) Web Services
13 7 (8.54%) XHTML
14 5 (6.10%) LINQ
15 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 24 (29.27%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) User Experience
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) Animation
5 3 (3.66%) Open Source
6 2 (2.44%) Social Network
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.22%) SCORM
7 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.22%) Statistics
7 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) TDD
3 29 (35.37%) Scrum
4 28 (34.15%) MVC
5 26 (31.71%) MVVM
6 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (29.27%) Kanban
7 24 (29.27%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (29.27%) Web Application Development
8 10 (12.20%) OO
9 6 (7.32%) Web Development
10 4 (4.88%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
11 3 (3.66%) Web Design
11 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.66%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.66%) UML
11 3 (3.66%) OOP
11 3 (3.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) C#
2 30 (36.59%) VB.NET
3 25 (30.49%) VB
4 17 (20.73%) SQL
5 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 6 (7.32%) Java
7 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe
2 4 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
4 1 (1.22%) Facebook
Cheshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £16k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago