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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 32 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.83% 1.60% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.67% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,200
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
201 239 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.81% 95.60% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 115 174 169
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £55,000
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 3 July 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (25.00%) Market Research
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
3 3 (25.00%) Market Research
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Facebook
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
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