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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 42 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 4 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.52% 4.64% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 4.78% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +16.07%
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
233 230 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.59% 97.05% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 164 186 156
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 12 September 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Delphi
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau
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