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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 99 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 24 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.32% 2.33% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.48% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 47
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
1713 1491 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 94.01% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1137 1421
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
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 5 March 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 +7 13 £25,000 - 3
Chester +12 5 £20,750 -21.69% 2
Macclesfield -19 2 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Crewe +11 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £21,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £22,500 -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 37 (56.92%) .NET
2 36 (55.38%) C#
3 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET
3 32 (49.23%) Windows
3 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (47.69%) VB.NET
5 29 (44.62%) .NET Framework
5 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
6 28 (43.08%) TDD
7 27 (41.54%) WinForms
7 27 (41.54%) MVC
8 26 (40.00%) VB
8 26 (40.00%) Scrum
8 26 (40.00%) WPF
9 24 (36.92%) WCF
9 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (36.92%) Kanban
9 24 (36.92%) Spring.NET
9 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (36.92%) Dependency Injection
9 24 (36.92%) Inversion of Control
9 24 (36.92%) MSTest
9 24 (36.92%) MVVM
9 24 (36.92%) Rhino Mocks
9 24 (36.92%) Moq
9 24 (36.92%) Castle Windsor
9 24 (36.92%) Ninject
9 24 (36.92%) Web Application Development
9 24 (36.92%) Unity DI Container
9 24 (36.92%) NUnit

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (1.54%) SAS
1 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) WordPress
1 1 (1.54%) MODX
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.62%) MS Project
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) MS Access
6 1 (1.54%) DTS
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) NUnit
1 24 (36.92%) MSTest
1 24 (36.92%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (36.92%) Moq
2 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) .NET
2 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET
3 29 (44.62%) .NET Framework
4 27 (41.54%) WinForms
5 26 (40.00%) WPF
6 24 (36.92%) WCF
6 24 (36.92%) Spring.NET
6 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (36.92%) Castle Windsor
6 24 (36.92%) Ninject
6 24 (36.92%) Unity DI Container
7 17 (26.15%) HTML
8 13 (20.00%) CSS
9 10 (15.38%) jQuery
10 9 (13.85%) Ajax
11 6 (9.23%) XHTML
11 6 (9.23%) Web Services
11 6 (9.23%) HTML5
12 4 (6.15%) XML
13 3 (4.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
2 24 (36.92%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) Animation
5 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.54%) SCORM
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) TDD
3 27 (41.54%) MVC
4 26 (40.00%) Scrum
5 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (36.92%) Kanban
5 24 (36.92%) MVVM
5 24 (36.92%) Dependency Injection
5 24 (36.92%) Web Application Development
6 10 (15.38%) OO
7 6 (9.23%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) OOP
9 4 (6.15%) Web Design
9 4 (6.15%) Web Development
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.62%) SEO
10 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.62%) Analytics
11 2 (3.08%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) VB.NET
3 26 (40.00%) VB
4 16 (24.62%) SQL
5 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.77%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) Java
8 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) VCP4
2 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) Yahoo!
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