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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 83 75 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 223 218 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.04% 3.25% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 196 200 136
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £28,500
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
6928 6299 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.59% 94.03% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5384 5961
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -8 131 £23,500 -6.00% 25
Cheshire +11 65 £25,000 - 13
Lancashire -6 13 £28,750 +33.72% 2
Merseyside +5 10 £23,750 -1.04% 2
Cumbria +1 1 £35,000 +86.66%
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 169 (41.52%) .NET
2 161 (39.56%) C#
3 156 (38.33%) HTML
4 153 (37.59%) JavaScript
5 148 (36.36%) CSS
6 134 (32.92%) SQL
7 111 (27.27%) MVC
8 109 (26.78%) SQL Server
8 109 (26.78%) ASP.NET
9 94 (23.10%) jQuery
10 88 (21.62%) Degree
11 82 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (18.92%) .NET Framework
13 71 (17.44%) Microsoft
14 55 (13.51%) PHP
15 54 (13.27%) Windows
16 53 (13.02%) TDD
17 51 (12.53%) Computer Science
17 51 (12.53%) VB.NET
18 50 (12.29%) MySQL
19 47 (11.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (11.30%) Scrum
21 45 (11.06%) Java
22 43 (10.57%) XML
23 39 (9.58%) Ajax
24 38 (9.34%) Visual Studio
25 36 (8.85%) MS Excel
25 36 (8.85%) WCF
26 35 (8.60%) WinForms
27 33 (8.11%) Web Development

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.65%) CMS
2 15 (3.69%) WordPress
3 7 (1.72%) IIS
4 5 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.98%) Apache
6 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.74%) Confluence
6 3 (0.74%) Drupal
6 3 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 36 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.42%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.97%) MS Office
5 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) InDesign
6 2 (0.49%) MS Project
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.72%) SAP MM
2 7 (1.72%) Sage 1000
3 5 (1.23%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.98%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.98%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.49%) Magento
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) Tridion
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Exstream
6 1 (0.25%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.39%) Internet
2 10 (2.46%) DHCP
2 10 (2.46%) DNS
3 8 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.23%) HTTP
5 4 (0.98%) Firewall
6 3 (0.74%) SMTP
6 3 (0.74%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.74%) Intranet
6 3 (0.74%) LDAP
6 3 (0.74%) Network Security
7 2 (0.49%) Wireless
8 1 (0.25%) Broadband
8 1 (0.25%) FTP
8 1 (0.25%) SAN
8 1 (0.25%) 802.11
8 1 (0.25%) Extranet
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
8 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (26.78%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.29%) MySQL
3 33 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.98%) MS Access
13 3 (0.74%) Big Data
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.74%) DTS
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Anywhere
14 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 38 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.13%) NUnit
2 29 (7.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 29 (7.13%) Moq
3 25 (6.14%) MSTest
4 20 (4.91%) Subversion
5 17 (4.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.47%) Maven
7 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.98%) Selenium
9 3 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.74%) JIRA
9 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.49%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.49%) Bower
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (7.62%) Finance
2 18 (4.42%) Marketing
3 15 (3.69%) Retail
4 8 (1.97%) Games
5 7 (1.72%) Advertising
6 6 (1.47%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Back Office
7 5 (1.23%) Banking
8 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.74%) Automotive
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (41.52%) .NET
2 156 (38.33%) HTML
3 148 (36.36%) CSS
4 109 (26.78%) ASP.NET
5 94 (23.10%) jQuery
6 77 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 47 (11.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (10.57%) XML
9 39 (9.58%) Ajax
10 36 (8.85%) WCF
11 35 (8.60%) WinForms
12 31 (7.62%) HTML5
13 30 (7.37%) Web Services
13 30 (7.37%) WPF
14 25 (6.14%) Spring.NET
14 25 (6.14%) Castle Windsor
14 25 (6.14%) Ninject
14 25 (6.14%) Unity DI Container
15 22 (5.41%) JSON
16 21 (5.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.53%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.14%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (3.69%) Open Source
4 14 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.46%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.46%) Replication
6 10 (2.46%) User Experience
7 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.72%) FMCG
8 4 (0.98%) Social Media
8 4 (0.98%) Statistics
8 4 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.74%) Blog
9 3 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.49%) iPhone
10 2 (0.49%) Social Network
10 2 (0.49%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.27%) Windows
2 22 (5.41%) Linux
3 13 (3.19%) Android
3 13 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.21%) UNIX
5 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.74%) CentOS
7 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.27%) MVC
2 82 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (13.02%) TDD
4 46 (11.30%) Scrum
5 33 (8.11%) Web Development
6 31 (7.62%) Web Application Development
7 30 (7.37%) OO
8 29 (7.13%) MVVM
8 29 (7.13%) Kanban
9 28 (6.88%) Project Management
10 26 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (6.39%) CRM
11 25 (6.14%) Dependency Injection
12 24 (5.90%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.69%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.69%) OOD
13 15 (3.69%) Logistics
14 13 (3.19%) SEO
14 13 (3.19%) ERP
15 12 (2.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (39.56%) C#
2 153 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 134 (32.92%) SQL
4 55 (13.51%) PHP
5 51 (12.53%) VB.NET
6 45 (11.06%) Java
7 27 (6.63%) VB
8 23 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.19%) ABAP
10 8 (1.97%) Perl
11 7 (1.72%) C++
11 7 (1.72%) Ruby
12 4 (0.98%) PHP5
12 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.74%) C
13 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 88 (21.62%) Degree
2 14 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.98%) PMP
3 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.98%) SAP Certification
4 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) HND
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) CCNA
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.74%) KVM
2 3 (0.74%) NFS
2 3 (0.74%) Samba
2 3 (0.74%) Squid
2 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) SCCM
1 7 (1.72%) SCOM
1 7 (1.72%) SCVMM
2 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.42%) Google
2 18 (4.42%) SAP
3 16 (3.93%) Oracle
4 11 (2.70%) Adobe
5 7 (1.72%) Avaya
5 7 (1.72%) Sage
6 3 (0.74%) NetApp
6 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.74%) VMware
6 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.49%) Sybase
7 2 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) Citrix
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Juniper
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