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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 87 70 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 219 228 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.95% 3.30% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.48% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 189 206 182
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,800 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
7002 6556 6889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.40% 94.81% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6000 5616 6025
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -4 152 £23,500 -6.00% 25
Cheshire -19 41 £25,000 - 4
Merseyside +9 14 £22,000 -12.00% 4
Lancashire -11 11 £23,250 -3.12% 3
Cumbria -1 1 £35,000 +86.66%
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 181 (41.90%) .NET
2 175 (40.51%) C#
3 172 (39.81%) HTML
4 168 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 155 (35.88%) CSS
6 130 (30.09%) SQL
7 128 (29.63%) MVC
8 123 (28.47%) ASP.NET
9 108 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 105 (24.31%) jQuery
11 92 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
12 90 (20.83%) Degree
13 87 (20.14%) .NET Framework
14 77 (17.82%) Microsoft
15 62 (14.35%) PHP
16 59 (13.66%) MySQL
16 59 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (13.43%) TDD
17 58 (13.43%) Windows
18 52 (12.04%) Scrum
19 51 (11.81%) XML
19 51 (11.81%) VB.NET
20 46 (10.65%) Java
20 46 (10.65%) WinForms
20 46 (10.65%) Computer Science
21 45 (10.42%) Ajax
22 43 (9.95%) MS Excel
23 42 (9.72%) OO
24 41 (9.49%) Web Services
24 41 (9.49%) HTML5

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (6.48%) CMS
2 24 (5.56%) WordPress
3 13 (3.01%) Joomla!
4 11 (2.55%) IIS
5 10 (2.31%) Drupal
6 8 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.85%) Confluence
7 5 (1.16%) Node.js
8 4 (0.93%) Apache
9 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) Lync
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 43 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.31%) MS Office
4 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.69%) MS Project
8 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.23%) InDesign
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (1.85%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.16%) SAP WM
2 5 (1.16%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.93%) Sage 1000
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.93%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.46%) Magento
4 2 (0.46%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.23%) Tridion
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.23%) Exstream
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.46%) GitHub
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.87%) Internet
2 7 (1.62%) Network Security
3 6 (1.39%) SSH
3 6 (1.39%) DNS
3 6 (1.39%) DHCP
4 5 (1.16%) HTTP
4 5 (1.16%) Firewall
5 3 (0.69%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.46%) Wireless
6 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.46%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) 802.11
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.66%) MySQL
3 35 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (5.09%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.69%) Big Data
10 3 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.69%) MS Access
10 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.18%) NUnit
2 31 (7.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 31 (7.18%) Moq
3 27 (6.25%) MSTest
4 26 (6.02%) Git (software)
5 17 (3.94%) Subversion
6 13 (3.01%) JIRA
7 9 (2.08%) Flash Builder
8 8 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.85%) Mercurial
8 8 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.39%) Maven
10 5 (1.16%) Selenium
10 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.69%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.46%) Bower
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 23 (5.32%) Retail
2 19 (4.40%) Marketing
3 18 (4.17%) Finance
4 10 (2.31%) Advertising
4 10 (2.31%) Banking
5 9 (2.08%) Games
6 8 (1.85%) Automotive
7 6 (1.39%) Legal
7 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (41.90%) .NET
2 172 (39.81%) HTML
3 155 (35.88%) CSS
4 123 (28.47%) ASP.NET
5 105 (24.31%) jQuery
6 87 (20.14%) .NET Framework
7 59 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (11.81%) XML
9 46 (10.65%) WinForms
10 45 (10.42%) Ajax
11 41 (9.49%) HTML5
11 41 (9.49%) Web Services
12 40 (9.26%) WCF
13 36 (8.33%) WPF
14 27 (6.25%) Spring.NET
14 27 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
14 27 (6.25%) Ninject
14 27 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
15 26 (6.02%) CSS3
16 25 (5.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.65%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 18 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.24%) Open Source
5 12 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.55%) User Experience
7 8 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.16%) Photography
10 4 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.93%) Replication
10 4 (0.93%) Social Media
10 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.46%) W3C
12 2 (0.46%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.43%) Windows
2 26 (6.02%) Linux
3 9 (2.08%) Android
3 9 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.08%) UNIX
4 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) CentOS
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (29.63%) MVC
2 92 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (13.43%) TDD
4 52 (12.04%) Scrum
5 42 (9.72%) OO
6 39 (9.03%) Web Development
7 36 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 32 (7.41%) MVVM
9 31 (7.18%) Kanban
10 29 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (6.71%) OOP
11 28 (6.48%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (5.32%) Project Management
13 23 (5.32%) Web Design
14 22 (5.09%) CRM
15 20 (4.63%) PRINCE2
15 20 (4.63%) Time Management
16 17 (3.94%) OOD
17 15 (3.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 175 (40.51%) C#
2 168 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 130 (30.09%) SQL
4 62 (14.35%) PHP
5 51 (11.81%) VB.NET
6 46 (10.65%) Java
7 27 (6.25%) VB
8 17 (3.94%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.24%) ABAP
10 9 (2.08%) PHP5
11 8 (1.85%) C++
12 5 (1.16%) C
12 5 (1.16%) Perl
13 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.69%) Delphi
14 3 (0.69%) Python
14 3 (0.69%) Ruby
15 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (20.83%) Degree
2 12 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.16%) CISA
3 5 (1.16%) CISSP
4 4 (0.93%) SAP Certification
4 4 (0.93%) PMP
4 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.46%) HND
6 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.24%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) Samba
3 2 (0.46%) Squid
3 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.46%) KVM
3 2 (0.46%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) Puppet
2 4 (0.93%) SCCM
2 4 (0.93%) SCOM
2 4 (0.93%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 77 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.09%) Oracle
3 20 (4.63%) Adobe
4 19 (4.40%) SAP
5 4 (0.93%) Avaya
5 4 (0.93%) Sage
5 4 (0.93%) Google
5 4 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.69%) Cognos
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco
7 2 (0.46%) Sybase
7 2 (0.46%) HP
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.46%) Zend
7 2 (0.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) Juniper
8 1 (0.23%) Citrix
8 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Renumeration package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago