The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Developer
Rank 32 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.82% 2.23% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.30% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £27,500 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 174 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 98.31% 97.21% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 157 125 187
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Junior Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ADO
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ADO
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe