The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 122 121 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 146 124 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 1.81% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.92% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 132 113 93
Average salary £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.49% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Junior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Junior Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Junior Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Junior Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Manchester +6 88 £23,500 - 15
Cheshire +1 39 £25,000 +4.16% 4
Lancashire -3 12 £30,000 +42.85%
Merseyside +5 6 £23,500 +9.30% 1
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 135 (54.22%) .NET
2 134 (53.82%) JavaScript
3 133 (53.41%) C#
4 130 (52.21%) HTML
5 122 (49.00%) CSS
6 95 (38.15%) MVC
7 94 (37.75%) ASP.NET
8 84 (33.73%) SQL
9 82 (32.93%) jQuery
10 76 (30.52%) SQL Server
11 65 (26.10%) .NET Framework
12 54 (21.69%) Degree
13 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
14 50 (20.08%) TDD
15 49 (19.68%) VB.NET
16 48 (19.28%) PHP
17 46 (18.47%) Java
18 44 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (16.47%) Scrum
20 40 (16.06%) MySQL
20 40 (16.06%) Computer Science
21 36 (14.46%) Windows
22 34 (13.65%) XML
22 34 (13.65%) Web Application Development
23 33 (13.25%) WinForms
24 32 (12.85%) WCF
25 30 (12.05%) NUnit
25 30 (12.05%) Ajax
25 30 (12.05%) Kanban
25 30 (12.05%) Rhino Mocks

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.83%) CMS
2 14 (5.62%) WordPress
3 5 (2.01%) IIS
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.20%) SAS
4 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.21%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.44%) Internet
2 6 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Broadband
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.06%) MySQL
3 18 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.20%) Big Data
11 3 (1.20%) MS Access
12 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Anywhere
13 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (12.05%) NUnit
1 30 (12.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 30 (12.05%) Moq
2 26 (10.44%) MSTest
3 24 (9.64%) Visual Studio
4 17 (6.83%) Subversion
5 12 (4.82%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.41%) Maven
7 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.80%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.80%) Xcode
8 2 (0.80%) Bower
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.40%) Ant
9 1 (0.40%) JUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.40%) Phing
General
1 16 (6.43%) Finance
2 11 (4.42%) Retail
3 10 (4.02%) Advertising
4 6 (2.41%) Games
4 6 (2.41%) Legal
4 6 (2.41%) Marketing
5 4 (1.61%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (54.22%) .NET
2 130 (52.21%) HTML
3 122 (49.00%) CSS
4 94 (37.75%) ASP.NET
5 82 (32.93%) jQuery
6 65 (26.10%) .NET Framework
7 44 (17.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (13.65%) XML
9 33 (13.25%) WinForms
10 32 (12.85%) WCF
11 30 (12.05%) Ajax
12 28 (11.24%) WPF
12 28 (11.24%) HTML5
13 26 (10.44%) Castle Windsor
13 26 (10.44%) Ninject
13 26 (10.44%) Spring.NET
13 26 (10.44%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (10.04%) Spring
15 24 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (9.64%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.06%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.44%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.42%) Open Source
5 7 (2.81%) FMCG
6 6 (2.41%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.61%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.61%) Social Media
8 3 (1.20%) iPhone
8 3 (1.20%) Blog
8 3 (1.20%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.80%) Social Network
9 2 (0.80%) Animation
9 2 (0.80%) iPad
10 1 (0.40%) New Media
10 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.46%) Windows
2 16 (6.43%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.62%) Android
4 12 (4.82%) Linux
5 4 (1.61%) UNIX
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.15%) MVC
2 50 (20.08%) TDD
3 41 (16.47%) Scrum
4 34 (13.65%) Web Application Development
5 30 (12.05%) Kanban
6 28 (11.24%) MVVM
6 28 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (10.84%) Web Development
8 26 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (10.44%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (10.04%) OO
10 19 (7.63%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.02%) CRM
12 14 (5.62%) OOD
13 13 (5.22%) iOS Development
14 12 (4.82%) ERP
15 11 (4.42%) SEO
16 10 (4.02%) Software Engineering
17 9 (3.61%) OOP
17 9 (3.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 134 (53.82%) JavaScript
2 133 (53.41%) C#
3 84 (33.73%) SQL
4 49 (19.68%) VB.NET
5 48 (19.28%) PHP
6 46 (18.47%) Java
7 28 (11.24%) VB
8 10 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.21%) Ruby
10 5 (2.01%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.01%) Perl
11 4 (1.61%) C++
12 3 (1.20%) Prolog
12 3 (1.20%) ABAP
13 1 (0.40%) Ada
13 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.40%) JCL
13 1 (0.40%) Delphi
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (21.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
1 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.63%) Google
3 6 (2.41%) Adobe
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle
5 3 (1.20%) SAP
5 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.20%) Sencha
6 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.80%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.40%) Teradata
7 1 (0.40%) Telerik
7 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.40%) Zend
7 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator
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