The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 73 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 142 101 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.36% 2.68% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 2.83% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 121 93 156
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Junior
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3991 3574 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.51% 94.95% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 3117 3803
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Junior
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Junior Salary Trend in Manchester

Junior
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Manchester

Junior
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +8 21 £20,000 +25.00% 1
Bolton +8 9 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Sale - 6 £32,500 -
Stockport -13 5 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Oldham +1 2 £24,750 -4.80%
Bury - 2 £25,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £20,000 -
Cheadle 0 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £15,000 -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 117 (44.32%) HTML
2 112 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 104 (39.39%) .NET
4 103 (39.02%) CSS
4 103 (39.02%) C#
5 83 (31.44%) MVC
6 81 (30.68%) jQuery
7 76 (28.79%) SQL
8 70 (26.52%) ASP.NET
9 66 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 54 (20.45%) Degree
11 53 (20.08%) MySQL
12 48 (18.18%) PHP
13 43 (16.29%) .NET Framework
14 41 (15.53%) XML
15 40 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (13.64%) Microsoft
17 35 (13.26%) Ajax
18 32 (12.12%) Web Services
19 29 (10.98%) Git (software)
20 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
20 27 (10.23%) CMS
21 26 (9.85%) WordPress
21 26 (9.85%) OO
22 25 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 25 (9.47%) E-Commerce
22 25 (9.47%) HTML5
23 24 (9.09%) Java
23 24 (9.09%) OOP
23 24 (9.09%) Web Design

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (10.23%) CMS
2 26 (9.85%) WordPress
3 17 (6.44%) Joomla!
4 12 (4.55%) Drupal
4 12 (4.55%) Confluence
5 7 (2.65%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.65%) IIS
6 5 (1.89%) Node.js
7 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.76%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Mule
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.92%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.03%) MS Office
4 7 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.89%) SAP WM
2 5 (1.89%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.52%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.76%) Magento
5 2 (0.76%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.38%) Exstream
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) Internet
2 7 (2.65%) SSH
3 5 (1.89%) Network Security
3 5 (1.89%) Firewall
4 4 (1.52%) HTTP
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) Extranet
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (20.08%) MySQL
3 25 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.14%) Big Data
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Anywhere
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.76%) MS Access
12 2 (0.76%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.20%) JIRA
3 15 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.92%) Subversion
5 12 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 12 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 11 (4.17%) Flash Builder
7 5 (1.89%) NUnit
8 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (1.52%) Moq
9 3 (1.14%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.76%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.38%) Selenium
11 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.38%) Sahi
General
1 15 (5.68%) Retail
2 14 (5.30%) Marketing
3 12 (4.55%) Automotive
4 10 (3.79%) Finance
4 10 (3.79%) Banking
5 9 (3.41%) Advertising
6 6 (2.27%) Games
7 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.52%) Back Office
7 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (44.32%) HTML
2 104 (39.39%) .NET
3 103 (39.02%) CSS
4 81 (30.68%) jQuery
5 70 (26.52%) ASP.NET
6 43 (16.29%) .NET Framework
7 41 (15.53%) XML
8 35 (13.26%) Ajax
9 32 (12.12%) Web Services
10 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (9.47%) HTML5
12 23 (8.71%) JSON
13 21 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (7.95%) CSS3
14 19 (7.20%) CodeIgniter
15 15 (5.68%) WCF
16 13 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (4.92%) Flash
17 12 (4.55%) XHTML
18 11 (4.17%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.68%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.41%) User Experience
5 8 (3.03%) Open Source
6 7 (2.65%) Photography
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
9 2 (0.76%) W3C
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) Blog
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.68%) Linux
2 12 (4.55%) Windows
3 6 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.89%) Android
5 3 (1.14%) UNIX
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.44%) MVC
2 40 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (9.85%) OO
4 25 (9.47%) E-Commerce
5 24 (9.09%) OOP
5 24 (9.09%) Web Design
6 22 (8.33%) Web Development
7 15 (5.68%) CRM
8 14 (5.30%) Software Engineering
9 12 (4.55%) Logistics
9 12 (4.55%) Time Management
9 12 (4.55%) Project Management
9 12 (4.55%) Scrum
9 12 (4.55%) TDD
10 10 (3.79%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.41%) OOD
11 9 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.03%) Web Application Development
12 8 (3.03%) ITIL
12 8 (3.03%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 112 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 103 (39.02%) C#
3 76 (28.79%) SQL
4 48 (18.18%) PHP
5 24 (9.09%) Java
6 12 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.55%) ABAP
7 11 (4.17%) PHP5
8 8 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.65%) C++
10 4 (1.52%) Python
11 3 (1.14%) Delphi
11 3 (1.14%) C
11 3 (1.14%) Ruby
12 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.76%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) Ada
13 1 (0.38%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (20.45%) Degree
2 8 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.89%) CISSP
3 5 (1.89%) CISA
4 4 (1.52%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.14%) PMP
5 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.76%) HND
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.76%) ISO 9000
1 2 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (0.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 36 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.95%) Adobe
3 14 (5.30%) SAP
4 10 (3.79%) Oracle
5 3 (1.14%) Cognos
5 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.76%) Google
6 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco
6 2 (0.76%) Sybase
6 2 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) VMware
7 1 (0.38%) Zend
7 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
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