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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 91 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 41 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.12% 3.13% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 3.30% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 71
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,600 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
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
1800 1669 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.93% 94.88% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1357 1757
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 £23,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 26 £25,000 - 3
Crewe +11 4 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Chester +10 1 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Lymm +1 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Knutsford -3 1 £20,000 -14.89% 1
Macclesfield -12 1 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 57 (56.44%) .NET
2 56 (55.45%) C#
3 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
4 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (37.62%) TDD
6 37 (36.63%) Windows
7 35 (34.65%) .NET Framework
8 34 (33.66%) Scrum
9 33 (32.67%) VB.NET
9 33 (32.67%) Computer Science
10 31 (30.69%) WinForms
11 30 (29.70%) MVC
11 30 (29.70%) WPF
12 29 (28.71%) MVVM
13 28 (27.72%) WCF
14 27 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (25.74%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (25.74%) Inversion of Control
15 26 (25.74%) Rhino Mocks
15 26 (25.74%) Moq
15 26 (25.74%) MSTest
15 26 (25.74%) Castle Windsor
15 26 (25.74%) Ninject
15 26 (25.74%) Web Application Development
15 26 (25.74%) Unity DI Container
15 26 (25.74%) Kanban
15 26 (25.74%) Spring.NET
15 26 (25.74%) NUnit
15 26 (25.74%) HTML

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) SAS
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Project
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Network Security
2 1 (0.99%) Broadband
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) MySQL
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.98%) DTS
7 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.99%) DB2
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) NUnit
1 26 (25.74%) MSTest
1 26 (25.74%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (25.74%) Moq
2 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.96%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Selenium
3 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.98%) Bower
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.99%) Gradle
6 1 (0.99%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.99%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.97%) Finance
1 3 (2.97%) Marketing
2 2 (1.98%) Games
2 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (56.44%) .NET
2 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
3 35 (34.65%) .NET Framework
4 31 (30.69%) WinForms
5 30 (29.70%) WPF
6 28 (27.72%) WCF
7 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (25.74%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (25.74%) Ninject
8 26 (25.74%) Unity DI Container
8 26 (25.74%) Spring.NET
8 26 (25.74%) HTML
9 20 (19.80%) CSS
10 16 (15.84%) jQuery
11 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (11.88%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (11.88%) Ajax
13 9 (8.91%) HTML5
14 8 (7.92%) Web Services
15 7 (6.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.67%) Computer Science
2 26 (25.74%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.97%) Open Source
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Social Network
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.99%) SCORM
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Animation
6 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.99%) New Media
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 6 (5.94%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.62%) TDD
3 34 (33.66%) Scrum
4 30 (29.70%) MVC
5 29 (28.71%) MVVM
6 27 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (25.74%) Kanban
7 26 (25.74%) Dependency Injection
7 26 (25.74%) Web Application Development
8 13 (12.87%) OO
9 10 (9.90%) Web Development
10 7 (6.93%) Project Management
11 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.95%) OOD
12 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.95%) Automation Testing
13 4 (3.96%) BDD
13 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 56 (55.45%) C#
2 33 (32.67%) VB.NET
3 26 (25.74%) VB
4 24 (23.76%) SQL
5 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.93%) PHP
7 6 (5.94%) Java
8 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.99%) PMP
3 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) Google
4 2 (1.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
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