The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 48 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.86% 1.15% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.17% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £27,500 £29,375 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
460 596 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.85% 97.70% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 389 512 424
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Junior
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Junior Salary Trend in Merseyside

Junior
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Junior
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Liverpool +17 7 £27,500 +4.76% 3
Wirral +1 1 £21,500 -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) QA
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Time Management
3 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
3 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (23.08%) MSTest
4 6 (23.08%) MVVM
4 6 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (23.08%) Moq
4 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (23.08%) Ninject
4 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
4 6 (23.08%) Kanban
4 6 (23.08%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) WPF
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Spring.NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MSTest
1 6 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (23.08%) Moq
1 6 (23.08%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
3 6 (23.08%) Ninject
3 6 (23.08%) WCF
3 6 (23.08%) WPF
3 6 (23.08%) Spring.NET
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 6 (23.08%) WinForms
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) JDBC
4 2 (7.69%) JSP
4 2 (7.69%) Struts
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Visualisation
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Time Management
2 6 (23.08%) MVVM
2 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
2 6 (23.08%) Kanban
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) TDD
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (3.85%) Android Development
4 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
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