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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 82 76 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 210 198 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.87% 2.83% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 3.01% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 184 176 152
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,900 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £27,500
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
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 119 £23,500 -6.00% 26
Cheshire +2 59 £25,000 +4.16% 8
Lancashire -1 15 £28,000 +36.58% 1
Merseyside -7 14 £25,000 +9.89% 1
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 146 (38.22%) .NET
2 142 (37.17%) HTML
3 141 (36.91%) JavaScript
4 140 (36.65%) C#
5 134 (35.08%) CSS
6 124 (32.46%) SQL
7 100 (26.18%) ASP.NET
8 99 (25.92%) SQL Server
9 96 (25.13%) Degree
10 94 (24.61%) MVC
11 86 (22.51%) jQuery
12 67 (17.54%) Microsoft
13 65 (17.02%) .NET Framework
14 55 (14.40%) Windows
15 54 (14.14%) TDD
16 52 (13.61%) VB.NET
17 51 (13.35%) Java
18 50 (13.09%) PHP
18 50 (13.09%) Computer Science
19 46 (12.04%) Scrum
20 45 (11.78%) MySQL
20 45 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC
21 39 (10.21%) Finance
22 37 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
23 36 (9.42%) XML
24 35 (9.16%) Web Application Development
25 34 (8.90%) WCF
25 34 (8.90%) WinForms
26 32 (8.38%) Web Development
27 31 (8.12%) Ajax

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (4.97%) CMS
2 16 (4.19%) WordPress
3 6 (1.57%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.57%) IIS
4 4 (1.05%) Apache
4 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.05%) SAS
5 3 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) Node.js
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.66%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.05%) MS Office
7 2 (0.52%) InDesign
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Sage 1000
2 8 (2.09%) Google Analytics
3 7 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.26%) Tridion
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.26%) Exstream
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.81%) Internet
2 12 (3.14%) DHCP
2 12 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.14%) DNS
3 5 (1.31%) HTTP
4 3 (0.79%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.79%) LDAP
4 3 (0.79%) SMTP
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) SSH
6 1 (0.26%) VLAN
6 1 (0.26%) 802.11
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Broadband
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (25.92%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.78%) MySQL
3 25 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.05%) MS Access
13 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.79%) Big Data
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.52%) DTS
14 2 (0.52%) SQL Anywhere
15 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (7.85%) NUnit
1 30 (7.85%) Rhino Mocks
1 30 (7.85%) Moq
2 26 (6.81%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.81%) MSTest
3 20 (5.24%) Subversion
4 13 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.57%) Maven
6 4 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.79%) Selenium
7 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.52%) Xcode
8 2 (0.52%) Bower
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.26%) Phing
9 1 (0.26%) Gradle
9 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (10.21%) Finance
2 16 (4.19%) Retail
3 12 (3.14%) Advertising
4 11 (2.88%) Marketing
5 7 (1.83%) Games
6 6 (1.57%) Legal
7 5 (1.31%) Back Office
7 5 (1.31%) Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (38.22%) .NET
2 142 (37.17%) HTML
3 134 (35.08%) CSS
4 100 (26.18%) ASP.NET
5 86 (22.51%) jQuery
6 65 (17.02%) .NET Framework
7 45 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (9.42%) XML
9 34 (8.90%) WinForms
9 34 (8.90%) WCF
10 31 (8.12%) Ajax
11 29 (7.59%) WPF
11 29 (7.59%) HTML5
12 26 (6.81%) Spring.NET
12 26 (6.81%) Castle Windsor
12 26 (6.81%) Ninject
12 26 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 26 (6.81%) Unity DI Container
12 26 (6.81%) Spring
13 25 (6.54%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.09%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.81%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (3.66%) Open Source
4 13 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.62%) Replication
7 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.83%) FMCG
8 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.31%) Social Media
10 4 (1.05%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.79%) Statistics
11 3 (0.79%) iPhone
11 3 (0.79%) Blog
12 2 (0.52%) Social Network
12 2 (0.52%) Animation
12 2 (0.52%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.52%) iPad
13 1 (0.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.40%) Windows
2 26 (6.81%) Linux
3 17 (4.45%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.93%) Android
5 14 (3.66%) UNIX
6 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.05%) CentOS
8 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.61%) MVC
2 54 (14.14%) TDD
3 46 (12.04%) Scrum
4 37 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (9.16%) Web Application Development
6 32 (8.38%) Web Development
7 30 (7.85%) Kanban
8 29 (7.59%) MVVM
9 28 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (7.07%) CRM
10 27 (7.07%) OO
11 26 (6.81%) Dependency Injection
12 23 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.71%) Project Management
14 14 (3.66%) OOD
14 14 (3.66%) SEO
15 13 (3.40%) ERP
15 13 (3.40%) iOS Development
16 11 (2.88%) Software Engineering
17 10 (2.62%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 141 (36.91%) JavaScript
2 140 (36.65%) C#
3 124 (32.46%) SQL
4 52 (13.61%) VB.NET
5 51 (13.35%) Java
6 50 (13.09%) PHP
7 28 (7.33%) VB
8 23 (6.02%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.09%) ABAP
9 8 (2.09%) Perl
9 8 (2.09%) Ruby
10 5 (1.31%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.31%) C
10 5 (1.31%) C++
11 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.79%) Prolog
13 2 (0.52%) VBA
13 2 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 96 (25.13%) Degree
2 13 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.26%) PMP
5 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) CCNA
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.36%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.79%) Squid
4 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.79%) KVM
4 3 (0.79%) NFS
4 3 (0.79%) Samba
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.36%) SCCM
1 9 (2.36%) SCOM
1 9 (2.36%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.57%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.05%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.50%) Google
3 20 (5.24%) Oracle
4 12 (3.14%) SAP
5 9 (2.36%) Avaya
5 9 (2.36%) Sage
6 8 (2.09%) Adobe
7 7 (1.83%) VMware
8 6 (1.57%) Informatica
9 4 (1.05%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.79%) NetApp
10 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.79%) Sencha
11 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.52%) Sybase
12 1 (0.26%) IBM
12 1 (0.26%) HP
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix
12 1 (0.26%) Ab Initio
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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