The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
North West / Merseyside
Rank 49 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 22 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.69% 0.57% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 0.59% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 12
Median salary £27,500 £23,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £29,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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
565 511 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.80% 96.78% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 456 397 365
Median salary £37,500 £36,018 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Junior in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 18 £27,500 +19.56% 3
St Helens - 4 £24,250 -
Birkenhead - 2 £31,250 - 1
Junior
North West

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) STL
5 8 (29.63%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.93%) Node.js
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (22.22%) User Experience
7 6 (22.22%) HTML5
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (18.52%) Internet
8 5 (18.52%) OO
9 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
11 2 (7.41%) TDD

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
2 8 (29.63%) STL
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) Node.js
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) CSS3
4 6 (22.22%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.70%) Apache Axis
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.70%) LINQ
8 1 (3.70%) Qt
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (18.52%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
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