The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 26 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.52% 1.56% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 1.58% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
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
169 253 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.48% 98.44% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 192 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Junior
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Junior Salary Trend in Chester

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) Market Research
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) SEO
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Market Research
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) SEO
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago