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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 82 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 192 167 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.18% 2.45% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 2.58% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 168 138 186
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,700 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
5728 6484 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.90% 95.14% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 5233 5968
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
Manchester +16 100 £22,500 - 19
Cheshire +4 43 £25,000 - 12
Lancashire +7 29 £21,500 -10.41% 6
Merseyside +3 12 £24,000 -8.57% 1
Cumbria - 7 £19,000 - 1
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 144 (39.78%) C#
1 144 (39.78%) HTML
2 134 (37.02%) .NET
3 118 (32.60%) CSS
4 106 (29.28%) JavaScript
5 102 (28.18%) ASP.NET
6 93 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (24.86%) MVC
7 90 (24.86%) SQL
8 85 (23.48%) SQL Server
9 76 (20.99%) Degree
10 66 (18.23%) jQuery
11 60 (16.57%) Microsoft
12 56 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (15.19%) PHP
14 54 (14.92%) Windows
15 47 (12.98%) .NET Framework
16 45 (12.43%) Computer Science
17 44 (12.15%) VB.NET
17 44 (12.15%) Scrum
18 40 (11.05%) MySQL
18 40 (11.05%) Web Development
19 39 (10.77%) TDD
20 38 (10.50%) Marketing
21 37 (10.22%) WCF
21 37 (10.22%) NUnit
22 36 (9.94%) WinForms
22 36 (9.94%) Java
23 34 (9.39%) Web Application Development
24 33 (9.12%) Rhino Mocks

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (5.25%) CMS
2 16 (4.42%) IIS
2 16 (4.42%) WordPress
3 10 (2.76%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.93%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.38%) Confluence
6 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.10%) Node.js
7 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.83%) Drupal
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.28%) MODX
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.46%) MS Office
3 16 (4.42%) Photoshop
4 9 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.83%) MS Project
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.55%) ArchiCAD
7 2 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.55%) Revit
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.93%) Office 365
3 5 (1.38%) GitHub
4 4 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.18%) Internet
2 7 (1.93%) WAN
3 6 (1.66%) Network Security
4 5 (1.38%) LAN
4 5 (1.38%) DHCP
4 5 (1.38%) VPN
4 5 (1.38%) DNS
5 4 (1.10%) FTP
6 3 (0.83%) Firewall
7 2 (0.55%) MPLS
7 2 (0.55%) BGP
7 2 (0.55%) HTTP
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.05%) MySQL
3 17 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.38%) MS Access
8 5 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.55%) SQLBase
11 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (10.22%) NUnit
2 33 (9.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 33 (9.12%) Moq
3 29 (8.01%) MSTest
4 20 (5.52%) Git (software)
5 16 (4.42%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.04%) Maven
6 11 (3.04%) Ant
7 8 (2.21%) JIRA
8 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.38%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.38%) PhpStorm
9 5 (1.38%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.10%) Subversion
10 4 (1.10%) UltraEdit
11 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.83%) Grunt
11 3 (0.83%) LSMW
12 2 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (10.50%) Marketing
2 33 (9.12%) Finance
3 19 (5.25%) Retail
4 10 (2.76%) Games
5 6 (1.66%) Banking
5 6 (1.66%) Advertising
6 5 (1.38%) Automotive
6 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) Local Government
7 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (39.78%) HTML
2 134 (37.02%) .NET
3 118 (32.60%) CSS
4 102 (28.18%) ASP.NET
5 66 (18.23%) jQuery
6 56 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (12.98%) .NET Framework
8 37 (10.22%) WCF
9 36 (9.94%) WinForms
10 30 (8.29%) HTML5
10 30 (8.29%) Castle Windsor
10 30 (8.29%) WPF
11 29 (8.01%) Spring.NET
11 29 (8.01%) Ninject
11 29 (8.01%) Unity DI Container
12 21 (5.80%) Web Services
13 19 (5.25%) AngularJS
13 19 (5.25%) CSS3
14 17 (4.70%) XML
15 14 (3.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.43%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.01%) Inversion of Control
3 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.08%) Social Media
5 18 (4.97%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.14%) NHS
7 12 (3.31%) User Experience
8 11 (3.04%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.66%) Blog
10 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.10%) Tandem
11 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.10%) Animation
12 3 (0.83%) FMCG
12 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.28%) Semantic Web
14 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.92%) Windows
2 23 (6.35%) Linux
3 7 (1.93%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.83%) Android
4 3 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.86%) MVC
3 44 (12.15%) Scrum
4 40 (11.05%) Web Development
5 39 (10.77%) TDD
6 34 (9.39%) Web Application Development
7 33 (9.12%) Kanban
7 33 (9.12%) OO
7 33 (9.12%) Project Management
8 31 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (8.56%) MVVM
9 29 (8.01%) Dependency Injection
10 28 (7.73%) OOP
11 22 (6.08%) SDLC
12 20 (5.52%) Web Design
13 16 (4.42%) SEO
14 15 (4.14%) CRM
14 15 (4.14%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.87%) PRINCE2
15 14 (3.87%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 144 (39.78%) C#
2 106 (29.28%) JavaScript
3 90 (24.86%) SQL
4 55 (15.19%) PHP
5 44 (12.15%) VB.NET
6 36 (9.94%) Java
7 33 (9.12%) VB
8 15 (4.14%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.49%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (1.93%) VBA
11 6 (1.66%) Perl
11 6 (1.66%) PHP5
12 5 (1.38%) C++
13 4 (1.10%) VBScript
14 3 (0.83%) Groovy
14 3 (0.83%) ABAP
15 2 (0.55%) Python
15 2 (0.55%) Delphi
15 2 (0.55%) C
15 2 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (20.99%) Degree
2 8 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.21%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.38%) CISSP
4 5 (1.38%) CISA
5 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.83%) CCNA
6 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.83%) ISEB
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) CCDA
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 60 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.31%) VMware
3 10 (2.76%) Google
4 9 (2.49%) Zend
4 9 (2.49%) Citrix
5 8 (2.21%) Adobe
6 7 (1.93%) Oracle
7 5 (1.38%) SAP
7 5 (1.38%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.38%) Cisco
7 5 (1.38%) IBM
7 5 (1.38%) Juniper
8 4 (1.10%) Twitter
9 3 (0.83%) Facebook
9 3 (0.83%) GUPTA
10 1 (0.28%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.28%) F5
10 1 (0.28%) Avaya
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) Blue Coat
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits.
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Home Working
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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