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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 91 78 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 209 204 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.83% 3.01% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.21% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 185 187 141
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £20,000 £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
6999 6359 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5762 5473 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 123 £23,500 -6.00% 30
Cheshire +3 58 £24,750 -1.00% 10
Lancashire +1 13 £29,250 +36.04% 1
Merseyside -1 11 £22,500 +1.12% 3
Cumbria +5 1 £35,000 +89.18%
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 165 (41.77%) .NET
2 157 (39.75%) C#
3 150 (37.97%) JavaScript
4 148 (37.47%) HTML
5 142 (35.95%) CSS
6 130 (32.91%) SQL
7 109 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 109 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 109 (27.59%) MVC
8 93 (23.54%) jQuery
9 89 (22.53%) Degree
10 88 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (19.24%) .NET Framework
12 70 (17.72%) Microsoft
13 56 (14.18%) Windows
14 55 (13.92%) TDD
15 53 (13.42%) VB.NET
16 50 (12.66%) PHP
16 50 (12.66%) Computer Science
17 49 (12.41%) MySQL
18 48 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (11.90%) Scrum
20 45 (11.39%) Java
21 42 (10.63%) XML
22 38 (9.62%) Ajax
23 37 (9.37%) WCF
24 36 (9.11%) WinForms
25 35 (8.86%) MS Excel
26 33 (8.35%) Web Development
26 33 (8.35%) Finance

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (5.57%) CMS
2 15 (3.80%) WordPress
3 7 (1.77%) IIS
4 4 (1.01%) Apache
4 4 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.76%) Confluence
5 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.51%) Node.js
6 2 (0.51%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) Mule
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.05%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.27%) MS Office
6 2 (0.51%) InDesign
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Sage 1000
1 8 (2.03%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.01%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.51%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.51%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Exstream
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.51%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.58%) Internet
2 11 (2.78%) DHCP
2 11 (2.78%) DNS
3 9 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.27%) HTTP
5 3 (0.76%) Firewall
5 3 (0.76%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.76%) SMTP
5 3 (0.76%) LDAP
6 2 (0.51%) Intranet
6 2 (0.51%) Wireless
6 2 (0.51%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) 802.11
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 49 (12.41%) MySQL
3 31 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.01%) MS Access
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.76%) DTS
12 3 (0.76%) Big Data
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 32 (8.10%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.59%) Rhino Mocks
2 30 (7.59%) Moq
2 30 (7.59%) NUnit
3 26 (6.58%) MSTest
4 21 (5.32%) Subversion
5 17 (4.30%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.52%) Maven
7 5 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.01%) Selenium
9 3 (0.76%) JIRA
9 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.51%) Bower
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 33 (8.35%) Finance
2 17 (4.30%) Retail
3 15 (3.80%) Marketing
4 9 (2.28%) Advertising
5 8 (2.03%) Games
6 6 (1.52%) Legal
7 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.27%) Back Office
7 5 (1.27%) Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.76%) Automotive
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (41.77%) .NET
2 148 (37.47%) HTML
3 142 (35.95%) CSS
4 109 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 93 (23.54%) jQuery
6 76 (19.24%) .NET Framework
7 48 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (10.63%) XML
9 38 (9.62%) Ajax
10 37 (9.37%) WCF
11 36 (9.11%) WinForms
12 31 (7.85%) WPF
13 30 (7.59%) Web Services
14 29 (7.34%) HTML5
15 26 (6.58%) Spring.NET
15 26 (6.58%) Castle Windsor
15 26 (6.58%) Ninject
15 26 (6.58%) Unity DI Container
16 23 (5.82%) Spring
16 23 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.58%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (3.54%) Open Source
3 14 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.53%) Replication
4 10 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.53%) User Experience
4 10 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.77%) FMCG
5 7 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.27%) Social Media
7 4 (1.01%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.76%) Blog
8 3 (0.76%) Statistics
8 3 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (0.76%) iPhone
8 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) NHS
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.18%) Windows
2 22 (5.57%) Linux
3 15 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.80%) Android
4 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.03%) UNIX
5 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.76%) CentOS
6 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.59%) MVC
2 88 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (13.92%) TDD
4 47 (11.90%) Scrum
5 33 (8.35%) Web Development
5 33 (8.35%) Web Application Development
6 30 (7.59%) MVVM
6 30 (7.59%) Kanban
7 29 (7.34%) OO
8 28 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (6.58%) CRM
10 24 (6.08%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.06%) Project Management
12 15 (3.80%) OOD
13 13 (3.29%) ERP
14 12 (3.04%) SEO
14 12 (3.04%) Logistics
14 12 (3.04%) Software Engineering
15 10 (2.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 157 (39.75%) C#
2 150 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 130 (32.91%) SQL
4 53 (13.42%) VB.NET
5 50 (12.66%) PHP
6 45 (11.39%) Java
7 28 (7.09%) VB
8 24 (6.08%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.53%) ABAP
10 8 (2.03%) C++
10 8 (2.03%) Perl
10 8 (2.03%) Ruby
11 4 (1.01%) C
12 3 (0.76%) PHP5
12 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.51%) Delphi
13 2 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (22.53%) Degree
2 13 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.25%) HND
5 1 (0.25%) PMP
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) CCNA
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.27%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.76%) Squid
3 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.76%) Samba
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.76%) NFS
3 3 (0.76%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.03%) SCCM
1 8 (2.03%) SCOM
1 8 (2.03%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.01%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.51%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.06%) Google
3 17 (4.30%) Oracle
4 15 (3.80%) SAP
5 9 (2.28%) Adobe
6 8 (2.03%) Avaya
6 8 (2.03%) Sage
7 5 (1.27%) VMware
8 3 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.76%) NetApp
8 3 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.76%) Informatica
9 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.51%) HP
9 2 (0.51%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) Zend
10 1 (0.25%) Telerik
10 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £23,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 to 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £19000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago