The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 86 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 193 184 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 2.55% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.69% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 166 164 167
Average salary £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,700 £27,550
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6822 6839 7208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5855 6319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Junior
England

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Junior
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Junior Salary Trend in the North West

Junior
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in the North West

Junior
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester +12 121 £22,500 -10.00% 15
Cheshire -9 46 £25,000 +4.16% 9
Merseyside -8 13 £25,000 -1.96%
Lancashire +4 12 £28,000 +33.33%
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 131 (36.90%) HTML
2 128 (36.06%) .NET
3 125 (35.21%) CSS
4 124 (34.93%) C#
5 121 (34.08%) JavaScript
6 114 (32.11%) SQL
7 96 (27.04%) ASP.NET
8 89 (25.07%) Degree
9 84 (23.66%) MVC
10 82 (23.10%) SQL Server
11 67 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 67 (18.87%) jQuery
12 59 (16.62%) Windows
13 54 (15.21%) Java
14 53 (14.93%) .NET Framework
15 52 (14.65%) VB.NET
16 51 (14.37%) Computer Science
17 48 (13.52%) PHP
18 47 (13.24%) MySQL
18 47 (13.24%) TDD
19 46 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 46 (12.96%) Finance
20 44 (12.39%) Scrum
21 37 (10.42%) WinForms
22 36 (10.14%) Web Application Development
23 33 (9.30%) WCF
24 32 (9.01%) NUnit
24 32 (9.01%) Rhino Mocks
24 32 (9.01%) Moq
24 32 (9.01%) Kanban

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (6.48%) CMS
2 16 (4.51%) WordPress
3 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.69%) SAS
4 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.41%) Apache
4 5 (1.41%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.85%) Node.js
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Mule
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 12 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.13%) MS Office
7 2 (0.56%) InDesign
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Google Analytics
1 8 (2.25%) Sage 1000
2 7 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) Tridion
5 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.32%) Internet
2 17 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.10%) DNS
3 11 (3.10%) DHCP
4 5 (1.41%) HTTP
5 3 (0.85%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.85%) SMTP
5 3 (0.85%) LDAP
6 2 (0.56%) Wireless
6 2 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) 802.11
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.24%) MySQL
3 18 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.13%) MS Access
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.56%) Big Data
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Anywhere
13 1 (0.28%) QlikView
13 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 32 (9.01%) NUnit
1 32 (9.01%) Rhino Mocks
1 32 (9.01%) Moq
2 28 (7.89%) MSTest
3 21 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.07%) Subversion
5 10 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.85%) Maven
7 3 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.56%) Xcode
8 2 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.28%) Selenium
9 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.28%) UltraEdit
General
1 46 (12.96%) Finance
2 14 (3.94%) Marketing
3 12 (3.38%) Advertising
4 10 (2.82%) Retail
5 6 (1.69%) Legal
5 6 (1.69%) Games
6 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.13%) Back Office
7 4 (1.13%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Front Office
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (36.90%) HTML
2 128 (36.06%) .NET
3 125 (35.21%) CSS
4 96 (27.04%) ASP.NET
5 67 (18.87%) jQuery
6 53 (14.93%) .NET Framework
7 46 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (10.42%) WinForms
9 33 (9.30%) WCF
10 29 (8.17%) WPF
10 29 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 28 (7.89%) Unity DI Container
11 28 (7.89%) Castle Windsor
11 28 (7.89%) Ninject
11 28 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
11 28 (7.89%) Spring.NET
11 28 (7.89%) XML
12 27 (7.61%) HTML5
13 24 (6.76%) Spring
14 19 (5.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.37%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (3.94%) Open Source
4 11 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.54%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.54%) Replication
6 7 (1.97%) FMCG
6 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.41%) Social Media
9 4 (1.13%) Statistics
9 4 (1.13%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.85%) Blog
10 3 (0.85%) NHS
11 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.56%) iPhone
11 2 (0.56%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.56%) Animation
12 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.62%) Windows
2 29 (8.17%) Linux
3 19 (5.35%) UNIX
4 14 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.38%) Android
6 11 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.85%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (23.66%) MVC
2 47 (13.24%) TDD
3 44 (12.39%) Scrum
4 36 (10.14%) Web Application Development
5 32 (9.01%) Kanban
6 30 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (8.17%) MVVM
7 29 (8.17%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (7.89%) Web Development
9 25 (7.04%) OO
9 25 (7.04%) CRM
10 24 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.63%) Project Management
12 15 (4.23%) Software Engineering
13 14 (3.94%) ERP
14 11 (3.10%) OOD
14 11 (3.10%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.10%) SEO
14 11 (3.10%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (34.93%) C#
2 121 (34.08%) JavaScript
3 114 (32.11%) SQL
4 54 (15.21%) Java
5 52 (14.65%) VB.NET
6 48 (13.52%) PHP
7 29 (8.17%) VB
8 19 (5.35%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.97%) C++
10 6 (1.69%) Perl
10 6 (1.69%) C
11 5 (1.41%) Ruby
11 5 (1.41%) Prolog
12 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.85%) ABAP
13 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.56%) VBA
14 2 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (25.07%) Degree
2 12 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.56%) MCP
5 2 (0.56%) MCAD
5 2 (0.56%) MCSD
5 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.56%) APMP
5 2 (0.56%) MCTS
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PMP
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.25%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.85%) Squid
4 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.85%) NFS
4 3 (0.85%) Samba
4 3 (0.85%) KVM
5 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) SCCM
1 8 (2.25%) SCOM
1 8 (2.25%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.92%) Oracle
3 18 (5.07%) Google
4 9 (2.54%) Adobe
4 9 (2.54%) VMware
5 8 (2.25%) SAP
5 8 (2.25%) Avaya
5 8 (2.25%) Sage
6 6 (1.69%) Informatica
7 5 (1.41%) Sencha
7 5 (1.41%) NetApp
8 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.56%) Sybase
10 2 (0.56%) HP
10 2 (0.56%) Sun
11 1 (0.28%) Zend
11 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.28%) Tableau
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