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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 103 120 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 170 128 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 1.92% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.02% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 155 110 208
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
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
6552 6332 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.07% 94.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5244 6112
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +29 113 £22,500 -2.17% 35
Lancashire +16 23 £27,500 +20.87% 5
Cheshire -13 22 £25,000 - 8
Merseyside +14 10 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 162 (41.33%) C#
2 160 (40.82%) .NET
3 149 (38.01%) HTML
4 127 (32.40%) JavaScript
5 118 (30.10%) CSS
6 117 (29.85%) ASP.NET
7 113 (28.83%) SQL
8 105 (26.79%) MVC
9 90 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (21.17%) jQuery
11 81 (20.66%) SQL Server
12 70 (17.86%) .NET Framework
13 62 (15.82%) Windows
14 61 (15.56%) Degree
15 59 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (14.80%) Microsoft
17 56 (14.29%) PHP
18 55 (14.03%) MySQL
19 49 (12.50%) WinForms
20 47 (11.99%) Computer Science
20 47 (11.99%) WCF
21 46 (11.73%) Scrum
21 46 (11.73%) VB.NET
22 45 (11.48%) TDD
23 39 (9.95%) OOP
24 38 (9.69%) MS Excel
24 38 (9.69%) Java
24 38 (9.69%) NUnit
25 37 (9.44%) Web Services
25 37 (9.44%) WPF

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 33 (8.42%) CMS
2 25 (6.38%) WordPress
3 20 (5.10%) Joomla!
4 14 (3.57%) Confluence
5 10 (2.55%) Drupal
6 7 (1.79%) IIS
7 6 (1.53%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.02%) Node.js
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
10 2 (0.51%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) Lync
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.26%) MODX
Applications
1 38 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.10%) Photoshop
3 17 (4.34%) MS Office
4 12 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.77%) MS Project
8 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.51%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.51%) ArchiCAD
8 2 (0.51%) Revit
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.02%) SAP WM
2 4 (1.02%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.77%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.51%) Zen Cart
4 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.28%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.51%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.93%) Internet
2 7 (1.79%) Firewall
2 7 (1.79%) SSH
2 7 (1.79%) Network Security
3 4 (1.02%) HTTP
4 3 (0.77%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) WAN
5 2 (0.51%) MPLS
5 2 (0.51%) BGP
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.03%) MySQL
3 22 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.34%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.28%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.77%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (0.51%) Cognos Query Studio
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (9.69%) NUnit
2 34 (8.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 34 (8.67%) Moq
3 30 (7.65%) MSTest
4 28 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 21 (5.36%) JIRA
7 14 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 14 (3.57%) Bitbucket
8 13 (3.32%) Subversion
9 11 (2.81%) Flash Builder
10 8 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.77%) Selenium
12 3 (0.77%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.51%) PhpStorm
13 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 32 (8.16%) Marketing
2 24 (6.12%) Finance
3 14 (3.57%) Automotive
3 14 (3.57%) Retail
4 13 (3.32%) Advertising
5 7 (1.79%) Banking
6 6 (1.53%) Games
6 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (40.82%) .NET
2 149 (38.01%) HTML
3 118 (30.10%) CSS
4 117 (29.85%) ASP.NET
5 83 (21.17%) jQuery
6 70 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 59 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (12.50%) WinForms
9 47 (11.99%) WCF
10 37 (9.44%) WPF
10 37 (9.44%) HTML5
10 37 (9.44%) Web Services
11 35 (8.93%) XML
12 31 (7.91%) Ajax
13 30 (7.65%) Spring.NET
13 30 (7.65%) Castle Windsor
13 30 (7.65%) Ninject
13 30 (7.65%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (6.38%) CSS3
15 20 (5.10%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.99%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.65%) Inversion of Control
3 21 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.34%) User Experience
4 17 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.81%) NHS
6 8 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.79%) Photography
7 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.02%) Tandem
8 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.77%) Animation
10 2 (0.51%) W3C
10 2 (0.51%) Open Source
10 2 (0.51%) Social Media
11 1 (0.26%) iPad
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.26%) Blog
11 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.82%) Windows
2 27 (6.89%) Linux
3 6 (1.53%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) UNIX
5 4 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.79%) MVC
2 90 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.73%) Scrum
4 45 (11.48%) TDD
5 39 (9.95%) OOP
6 37 (9.44%) Web Application Development
7 36 (9.18%) OO
8 34 (8.67%) Kanban
9 33 (8.42%) Web Design
9 33 (8.42%) MVVM
10 31 (7.91%) E-Commerce
10 31 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.65%) Dependency Injection
12 29 (7.40%) Web Development
13 23 (5.87%) Time Management
13 23 (5.87%) Project Management
14 20 (5.10%) PRINCE2
15 18 (4.59%) Software Engineering
16 14 (3.57%) CRM
17 11 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (41.33%) C#
2 127 (32.40%) JavaScript
3 113 (28.83%) SQL
4 56 (14.29%) PHP
5 46 (11.73%) VB.NET
6 38 (9.69%) Java
7 28 (7.14%) VB
8 16 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.06%) PHP5
10 11 (2.81%) C++
11 6 (1.53%) ABAP
12 5 (1.28%) Delphi
13 4 (1.02%) Python
14 3 (0.77%) VBScript
14 3 (0.77%) C
15 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.26%) Perl
16 1 (0.26%) VBA
16 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (15.56%) Degree
2 10 (2.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.53%) CISA
3 6 (1.53%) CISSP
4 5 (1.28%) VCP4
5 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.77%) CCNP
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 3 (0.77%) PMP
6 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.77%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CCDA
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) HND
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.08%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.89%) Adobe
3 13 (3.32%) Oracle
4 9 (2.30%) SAP
5 7 (1.79%) Citrix
5 7 (1.79%) VMware
5 7 (1.79%) Google
6 6 (1.53%) Cisco
7 3 (0.77%) Cognos
8 2 (0.51%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.51%) Zend
8 2 (0.51%) Juniper
8 2 (0.51%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.26%) Facebook
9 1 (0.26%) IBM
9 1 (0.26%) HP
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Merseyside
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + benefits
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent package & benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Premier IT
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Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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