The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 83 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 212 186 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.90% 2.74% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 2.87% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 188 165 260
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £27,535
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Junior
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
6907 6475 7695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.41% 95.33% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5941 5489 6781
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +3 137 £23,000 -8.00% 9
Cheshire -13 38 £25,000 - 5
Merseyside +17 21 £25,000 -4.76% 4
Lancashire -3 14 £21,500 -6.52% 7
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 177 (41.55%) .NET
2 170 (39.91%) C#
3 157 (36.85%) HTML
4 147 (34.51%) JavaScript
5 134 (31.46%) CSS
6 128 (30.05%) MVC
7 122 (28.64%) ASP.NET
8 120 (28.17%) SQL
9 106 (24.88%) jQuery
10 104 (24.41%) SQL Server
11 91 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
12 90 (21.13%) .NET Framework
13 85 (19.95%) Degree
14 62 (14.55%) Microsoft
15 61 (14.32%) MySQL
16 60 (14.08%) Windows
16 60 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (13.62%) PHP
18 54 (12.68%) TDD
19 51 (11.97%) Computer Science
20 50 (11.74%) Scrum
21 48 (11.27%) WCF
22 47 (11.03%) WinForms
22 47 (11.03%) XML
23 46 (10.80%) Ajax
24 45 (10.56%) VB.NET
25 43 (10.09%) Web Services
26 42 (9.86%) Java
27 40 (9.39%) OO
28 39 (9.15%) WPF

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 31 (7.28%) CMS
2 28 (6.57%) WordPress
3 17 (3.99%) Joomla!
4 13 (3.05%) Confluence
5 12 (2.82%) Drupal
6 11 (2.58%) IIS
7 7 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.17%) Node.js
9 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.47%) Apache
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) SAS
12 1 (0.23%) Mule
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.23%) Lync
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.52%) Photoshop
3 12 (2.82%) MS Office
4 8 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) MS Project
7 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.17%) SAP WM
2 5 (1.17%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.94%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.70%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.47%) Magento
5 2 (0.47%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.23%) Exstream
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.47%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.45%) Internet
2 8 (1.88%) SSH
3 7 (1.64%) Network Security
4 5 (1.17%) Firewall
4 5 (1.17%) HTTP
5 3 (0.70%) DHCP
5 3 (0.70%) DNS
5 3 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.47%) Wireless
6 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.32%) MySQL
3 31 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.70%) MS Access
13 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (8.22%) NUnit
2 34 (7.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 34 (7.98%) Moq
3 33 (7.75%) Git (software)
4 30 (7.04%) MSTest
4 30 (7.04%) Visual Studio
5 20 (4.69%) JIRA
6 17 (3.99%) Subversion
7 13 (3.05%) Mercurial
7 13 (3.05%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.58%) Flash Builder
9 7 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.41%) Maven
11 5 (1.17%) Selenium
11 5 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.70%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.47%) Bower
13 2 (0.47%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (5.63%) Retail
2 21 (4.93%) Finance
3 19 (4.46%) Marketing
4 13 (3.05%) Automotive
5 11 (2.58%) Advertising
6 10 (2.35%) Games
7 9 (2.11%) Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.94%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (41.55%) .NET
2 157 (36.85%) HTML
3 134 (31.46%) CSS
4 122 (28.64%) ASP.NET
5 106 (24.88%) jQuery
6 90 (21.13%) .NET Framework
7 60 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (11.27%) WCF
9 47 (11.03%) XML
9 47 (11.03%) WinForms
10 46 (10.80%) Ajax
11 43 (10.09%) Web Services
12 39 (9.15%) WPF
13 34 (7.98%) HTML5
14 30 (7.04%) Spring.NET
14 30 (7.04%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (7.04%) Ninject
14 30 (7.04%) Unity DI Container
15 25 (5.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 24 (5.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.97%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (5.40%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.52%) User Experience
6 11 (2.58%) Open Source
7 8 (1.88%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.64%) Photography
9 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.70%) NHS
12 3 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.70%) Animation
13 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.47%) Social Network
13 2 (0.47%) iPhone
13 2 (0.47%) W3C
13 2 (0.47%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.08%) Windows
2 27 (6.34%) Linux
3 10 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.11%) UNIX
4 9 (2.11%) Android
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (30.05%) MVC
2 91 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (12.68%) TDD
4 50 (11.74%) Scrum
5 40 (9.39%) OO
6 39 (9.15%) Web Application Development
7 36 (8.45%) MVVM
8 34 (7.98%) Kanban
9 32 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (7.51%) Web Development
10 30 (7.04%) OOP
10 30 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 30 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
11 29 (6.81%) Web Design
12 21 (4.93%) Time Management
13 19 (4.46%) Software Engineering
13 19 (4.46%) Project Management
14 18 (4.23%) CRM
15 17 (3.99%) PRINCE2
16 16 (3.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 170 (39.91%) C#
2 147 (34.51%) JavaScript
3 120 (28.17%) SQL
4 58 (13.62%) PHP
5 45 (10.56%) VB.NET
6 42 (9.86%) Java
7 26 (6.10%) VB
8 16 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.29%) ABAP
10 11 (2.58%) PHP5
11 8 (1.88%) C++
12 4 (0.94%) C
12 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.94%) Python
13 3 (0.70%) Perl
13 3 (0.70%) Delphi
13 3 (0.70%) Ruby
14 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.23%) Ada
15 1 (0.23%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 85 (19.95%) Degree
2 10 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.17%) CISSP
3 5 (1.17%) CISA
4 4 (0.94%) SAP Certification
4 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.94%) PMP
4 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.47%) CCNA
5 2 (0.47%) HND
5 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) CCNP
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.52%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.41%) Puppet
2 3 (0.70%) SCCM
2 3 (0.70%) SCOM
2 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 62 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.34%) Adobe
3 20 (4.69%) SAP
4 18 (4.23%) Oracle
5 5 (1.17%) Google
6 4 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.70%) Sage
7 3 (0.70%) Cognos
7 3 (0.70%) Citrix
7 3 (0.70%) Avaya
8 2 (0.47%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco
8 2 (0.47%) Sybase
8 2 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.47%) VMware
8 2 (0.47%) Zend
8 2 (0.47%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.23%) Juniper
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