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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 46 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 12 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.47% 2.20% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.33% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 5
Average salary £24,000 £26,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £33,000
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
456 602 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.83% 94.80% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 333 528 364
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 11 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Junior
North West

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (30.43%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
3 7 (30.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (26.09%) Social Media
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) Web Design
4 6 (26.09%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) WCF
5 5 (21.74%) WPF
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) WinForms
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) NUnit
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) MVVM
5 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (21.74%) Moq
5 5 (21.74%) Spring.NET
5 5 (21.74%) Kanban
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MSTest
1 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (21.74%) Moq
1 5 (21.74%) NUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (21.74%) Ninject
4 5 (21.74%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (21.74%) WinForms
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) WCF
4 5 (21.74%) WPF
4 5 (21.74%) Spring.NET
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) WebCenter
6 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (26.09%) Social Media
4 5 (21.74%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Web Development
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (26.09%) Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Kanban
4 5 (21.74%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (21.74%) MVVM
4 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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