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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 24 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.49% 2.04% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 2.15% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £20,750 £26,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.69% +21.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
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
162 233 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.19% 95.10% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114 162 248
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 March 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
3 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Market Research
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Java

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Marionette.js
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Market Research
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Facebook
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