The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 84 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 183 166 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.29% 2.58% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.67% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 169 139 160
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
5430 6226 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.52% 96.77% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 5068 5503
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 103 £25,000 +11.11% 17
Cheshire +54 61 £25,000 - 11
Lancashire -2 11 £23,500 +9.30% 5
Merseyside -5 2 £23,500 -7.84%
Cumbria -6 1 - -
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 122 (37.20%) C#
2 117 (35.67%) .NET
3 94 (28.66%) Degree
4 86 (26.22%) SQL
5 83 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (25.00%) MVC
6 82 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 82 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 79 (24.09%) ASP.NET
8 77 (23.48%) HTML
9 68 (20.73%) Computer Science
10 62 (18.90%) CSS
11 56 (17.07%) .NET Framework
12 49 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (13.72%) Java
13 45 (13.72%) WCF
14 44 (13.41%) Web Development
14 44 (13.41%) jQuery
15 42 (12.80%) TDD
16 38 (11.59%) PHP
16 38 (11.59%) AngularJS
17 37 (11.28%) Web Application Development
17 37 (11.28%) WPF
18 35 (10.67%) Kanban
18 35 (10.67%) Windows
19 34 (10.37%) Dependency Injection
20 33 (10.06%) Finance
21 32 (9.76%) VB.NET
21 32 (9.76%) Project Management
22 31 (9.45%) Microsoft

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.18%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.44%) CMS
3 3 (0.91%) Apache
3 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.91%) WordPress
4 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.74%) MS Office
2 8 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.52%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.91%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.32%) Internet
2 9 (2.74%) Intranet
3 7 (2.13%) Extranet
4 3 (0.91%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.61%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) DMZ
6 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.30%) HTTP
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) SMTP
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.15%) MySQL
3 20 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.44%) Big Data
5 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.22%) GIS
9 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.61%) DB2
12 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.49%) Moq
2 18 (5.49%) MSTest
2 18 (5.49%) NUnit
2 18 (5.49%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (5.18%) TeamCity
4 13 (3.96%) Xcode
5 10 (3.05%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.52%) Selenium
8 4 (1.22%) JIRA
8 4 (1.22%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.91%) Subversion
9 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.61%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.30%) GitLab
11 1 (0.30%) Grunt
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium IDE
General
1 33 (10.06%) Finance
2 19 (5.79%) Games
3 18 (5.49%) Retail
4 15 (4.57%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.74%) Marketing
6 7 (2.13%) Banking
6 7 (2.13%) Local Government
7 6 (1.83%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.22%) Advertising
9 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.91%) Publishing
11 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.61%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.67%) .NET
2 79 (24.09%) ASP.NET
3 77 (23.48%) HTML
4 62 (18.90%) CSS
5 56 (17.07%) .NET Framework
6 49 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (13.72%) WCF
8 44 (13.41%) jQuery
9 38 (11.59%) AngularJS
10 37 (11.28%) WPF
11 25 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (7.01%) Entity Framework
13 21 (6.40%) HTML5
14 20 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 20 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (5.49%) Castle Windsor
15 18 (5.49%) Ninject
15 18 (5.49%) RESTful
15 18 (5.49%) Spring.NET
15 18 (5.49%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 68 (20.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.79%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.13%) Economics
5 7 (2.13%) Physics
5 7 (2.13%) Psychology
6 6 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.83%) Life Science
6 6 (1.83%) Social Media
7 5 (1.52%) User Experience
8 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 3 (0.91%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.91%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
10 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.67%) Windows
2 18 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.66%) Linux
4 7 (2.13%) Android
5 5 (1.52%) Unix
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (25.00%) MVC
3 44 (13.41%) Web Development
4 42 (12.80%) TDD
5 37 (11.28%) Web Application Development
6 35 (10.67%) Kanban
7 34 (10.37%) Dependency Injection
8 32 (9.76%) Project Management
9 27 (8.23%) Scrum
10 20 (6.10%) BDD
10 20 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 20 (6.10%) MVVM
11 19 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.49%) iOS Development
12 18 (5.49%) OO
12 18 (5.49%) OOP
13 17 (5.18%) Multithreading
13 17 (5.18%) Software Engineering
14 13 (3.96%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (37.20%) C#
2 86 (26.22%) SQL
3 82 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.72%) Java
5 38 (11.59%) PHP
6 32 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 24 (7.32%) Ruby
8 23 (7.01%) VB
9 20 (6.10%) T-SQL
10 17 (5.18%) C++
11 16 (4.88%) F#
12 15 (4.57%) Apple Swift
13 14 (4.27%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.13%) Python
15 4 (1.22%) C
15 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.91%) VBA
17 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.61%) VBScript
17 2 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 94 (28.66%) Degree
2 8 (2.44%) ISEB
3 6 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.52%) PMP
5 4 (1.22%) HND
6 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
1 3 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) COBIT
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.91%) vSphere
2 3 (0.91%) XenApp
2 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.91%) XenServer
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.88%) Kibana
2 3 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.40%) Google
3 13 (3.96%) Oracle
4 8 (2.44%) HP
5 7 (2.13%) SAP
6 6 (1.83%) VMware
6 6 (1.83%) Zend
7 4 (1.22%) Adobe
8 3 (0.91%) AppSense
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco
8 3 (0.91%) Citrix
8 3 (0.91%) EMC
8 3 (0.91%) NetApp
9 2 (0.61%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.30%) Apple
10 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.30%) Tableau
10 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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