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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 129 106 128
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 106 174 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 2.48% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.56% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 91 160 113
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -28 60 £25,000 +11.11% 22
Cheshire +36 36 £25,000 - 12
Lancashire +7 7 £22,000 -2.22% 5
Merseyside -16 3 £23,000 -16.36% 2
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 82 (33.06%) Degree
2 70 (28.23%) C#
3 69 (27.82%) .NET
4 67 (27.02%) JavaScript
5 63 (25.40%) HTML
5 63 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (22.98%) CSS
7 55 (22.18%) MVC
8 53 (21.37%) SQL Server
9 52 (20.97%) Computer Science
10 51 (20.56%) ASP.NET
11 50 (20.16%) jQuery
12 45 (18.15%) SQL
13 38 (15.32%) MySQL
14 37 (14.92%) PHP
15 36 (14.52%) Windows
15 36 (14.52%) TDD
16 35 (14.11%) .NET Framework
17 34 (13.71%) Java
18 33 (13.31%) Microsoft
18 33 (13.31%) Internet
19 32 (12.90%) Scrum
20 31 (12.50%) OO
21 29 (11.69%) VB
21 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (11.29%) VB.NET
23 26 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
24 25 (10.08%) Web Application Development
25 24 (9.68%) HTML5
25 24 (9.68%) Git (software)

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (4.84%) WebSphere
1 12 (4.84%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 8 (3.23%) Apache
3 3 (1.21%) WordPress
4 2 (0.81%) JBoss
4 2 (0.81%) nginx
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.40%) Node.js
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.81%) InDesign
3 2 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Magento
2 4 (1.61%) OpenCart
2 4 (1.61%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.81%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.31%) Internet
2 10 (4.03%) Intranet
3 3 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) LAN
4 2 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.40%) DMZ
5 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) SMTP
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.32%) MySQL
3 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.61%) DB2
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.40%) Big Data
10 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 24 (9.68%) NUnit
2 21 (8.47%) Moq
2 21 (8.47%) MSTest
2 21 (8.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (6.05%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.02%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.21%) GitLab
8 3 (1.21%) Grunt
8 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.81%) gulp
9 2 (0.81%) Selenium
9 2 (0.81%) Subversion
9 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.40%) Maven
10 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (7.26%) Finance
2 11 (4.44%) Marketing
3 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.02%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.82%) .NET
2 63 (25.40%) HTML
3 57 (22.98%) CSS
4 51 (20.56%) ASP.NET
5 50 (20.16%) jQuery
6 35 (14.11%) .NET Framework
7 26 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (9.68%) HTML5
9 23 (9.27%) WCF
10 22 (8.87%) WinForms
10 22 (8.87%) WPF
11 21 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 21 (8.47%) Castle Windsor
11 21 (8.47%) Ninject
11 21 (8.47%) Spring.NET
11 21 (8.47%) Unity DI Container
12 19 (7.66%) XML
13 18 (7.26%) AngularJS
14 16 (6.45%) Ajax
14 16 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.47%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.05%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.24%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.84%) Physics
7 7 (2.82%) Statistics
7 7 (2.82%) User Experience
8 6 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.02%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.21%) Social Media
12 2 (0.81%) Clustering
12 2 (0.81%) FMCG
12 2 (0.81%) Replication
12 2 (0.81%) Telematics
13 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.40%) Economics
13 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.52%) Windows
2 18 (7.26%) Linux
3 7 (2.82%) Android
3 7 (2.82%) Unix
4 2 (0.81%) AIX
4 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.81%) Solaris
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.18%) MVC
3 36 (14.52%) TDD
4 32 (12.90%) Scrum
5 31 (12.50%) OO
6 29 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.08%) Web Application Development
8 22 (8.87%) E-Commerce
8 22 (8.87%) Kanban
9 21 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
9 21 (8.47%) MVVM
10 19 (7.66%) Software Testing
11 18 (7.26%) OOP
11 18 (7.26%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.65%) Analytics
13 10 (4.03%) Web Design
13 10 (4.03%) Web Development
14 9 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.63%) Project Management
15 8 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.23%) C#
2 67 (27.02%) JavaScript
3 45 (18.15%) SQL
4 37 (14.92%) PHP
5 34 (13.71%) Java
6 29 (11.69%) VB
7 28 (11.29%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.84%) C++
9 11 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.63%) Python
11 8 (3.23%) Ruby
12 7 (2.82%) R
13 6 (2.42%) VB6
14 4 (1.61%) ABAP
14 4 (1.61%) C
14 4 (1.61%) VBA
14 4 (1.61%) XPath
15 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.81%) Perl
16 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (33.06%) Degree
2 8 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.61%) ISEB
4 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.40%) HND
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.05%) Oracle
3 14 (5.65%) IBM
4 12 (4.84%) MuleSoft
4 12 (4.84%) Software AG
4 12 (4.84%) webMethods
5 6 (2.42%) Adobe
6 4 (1.61%) SAP
6 4 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.61%) VMware
7 2 (0.81%) Google
7 2 (0.81%) NetIQ
7 2 (0.81%) Sun
7 2 (0.81%) Zend
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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Chester
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