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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 85 108 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 202 165 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.15% 2.35% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 2.46% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 181 135 200
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £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
6117 6717 6971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.47% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5420 5859
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +16 110 £24,500 +7.69% 21
Cheshire -12 36 £25,000 - 12
Lancashire +27 33 £22,084 +13.24% 5
Merseyside +18 14 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Cumbria - 7 £19,000 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (43.20%) HTML
2 153 (40.80%) C#
3 146 (38.93%) .NET
4 127 (33.87%) CSS
5 117 (31.20%) JavaScript
6 115 (30.67%) ASP.NET
7 98 (26.13%) MVC
8 96 (25.60%) SQL
9 95 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 81 (21.60%) jQuery
12 75 (20.00%) Degree
13 64 (17.07%) PHP
14 60 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 58 (15.47%) Windows
16 54 (14.40%) .NET Framework
17 53 (14.13%) MySQL
17 53 (14.13%) Microsoft
18 48 (12.80%) VB.NET
19 47 (12.53%) Computer Science
20 45 (12.00%) Scrum
21 43 (11.47%) WinForms
22 42 (11.20%) TDD
23 41 (10.93%) WCF
24 40 (10.67%) Java
25 39 (10.40%) NUnit
26 38 (10.13%) OOP
26 38 (10.13%) Web Development
27 37 (9.87%) HTML5
27 37 (9.87%) Web Application Development

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (6.93%) CMS
2 23 (6.13%) WordPress
3 18 (4.80%) IIS
4 15 (4.00%) Joomla!
5 11 (2.93%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.13%) Confluence
7 7 (1.87%) Drupal
7 7 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.33%) Node.js
9 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.53%) JBoss
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) MODX
Applications
1 33 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.93%) MS Office
3 18 (4.80%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.53%) MS Project
8 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.53%) ArchiCAD
8 2 (0.53%) Revit
9 1 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Maximo
3 1 (0.27%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.60%) Office 365
3 5 (1.33%) GitHub
3 5 (1.33%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.27%) Internet
2 7 (1.87%) WAN
3 6 (1.60%) Network Security
4 5 (1.33%) SSH
4 5 (1.33%) DHCP
4 5 (1.33%) LAN
4 5 (1.33%) DNS
5 4 (1.07%) VPN
5 4 (1.07%) FTP
6 3 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.53%) MPLS
7 2 (0.53%) BGP
7 2 (0.53%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.13%) MySQL
3 15 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.07%) MS Access
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.53%) SQLBase
11 1 (0.27%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (10.40%) NUnit
2 35 (9.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 35 (9.33%) Moq
3 31 (8.27%) MSTest
4 26 (6.93%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.47%) JIRA
7 11 (2.93%) Ant
7 11 (2.93%) Maven
8 8 (2.13%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.13%) Subversion
8 8 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.33%) Flash Builder
9 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.33%) PhpStorm
10 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.80%) Grunt
10 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 34 (9.07%) Marketing
2 29 (7.73%) Finance
3 17 (4.53%) Retail
4 11 (2.93%) Advertising
5 8 (2.13%) Games
5 8 (2.13%) Automotive
6 5 (1.33%) Banking
7 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (43.20%) HTML
2 146 (38.93%) .NET
3 127 (33.87%) CSS
4 115 (30.67%) ASP.NET
5 81 (21.60%) jQuery
6 60 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (14.40%) .NET Framework
8 43 (11.47%) WinForms
9 41 (10.93%) WCF
10 37 (9.87%) HTML5
11 34 (9.07%) WPF
12 32 (8.53%) Castle Windsor
13 31 (8.27%) Ninject
13 31 (8.27%) Spring.NET
13 31 (8.27%) Unity DI Container
14 27 (7.20%) Web Services
15 25 (6.67%) CSS3
16 23 (6.13%) XML
17 20 (5.33%) Ajax
18 19 (5.07%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.53%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.27%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.87%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.07%) Social Media
6 15 (4.00%) User Experience
7 14 (3.73%) NHS
8 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.33%) Photography
10 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.07%) Tandem
10 4 (1.07%) Animation
11 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.80%) Blog
12 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.27%) iPhone
12 1 (0.27%) Semantic Web
12 1 (0.27%) Open Source
12 1 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.47%) Windows
2 25 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (1.87%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (26.13%) MVC
2 95 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.00%) Scrum
4 42 (11.20%) TDD
5 38 (10.13%) Web Development
5 38 (10.13%) OOP
6 37 (9.87%) Web Application Development
7 36 (9.60%) OO
8 35 (9.33%) Kanban
9 34 (9.07%) MVVM
10 33 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.27%) Dependency Injection
12 27 (7.20%) Web Design
12 27 (7.20%) Project Management
13 24 (6.40%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.53%) SEO
15 14 (3.73%) CRM
16 13 (3.47%) Time Management
16 13 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
17 12 (3.20%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 153 (40.80%) C#
2 117 (31.20%) JavaScript
3 96 (25.60%) SQL
4 64 (17.07%) PHP
5 48 (12.80%) VB.NET
6 40 (10.67%) Java
7 33 (8.80%) VB
8 15 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.67%) PHP5
10 9 (2.40%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (1.87%) C++
12 6 (1.60%) Perl
13 4 (1.07%) VBScript
13 4 (1.07%) C
13 4 (1.07%) VBA
13 4 (1.07%) Python
14 3 (0.80%) Delphi
14 3 (0.80%) Groovy
15 2 (0.53%) XPath
16 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.33%) CISA
3 5 (1.33%) CISSP
4 4 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.07%) CCNA
4 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.80%) CCNP
5 3 (0.80%) ISEB
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.53%) CCDA
6 2 (0.53%) MCP
6 2 (0.53%) MCSE
6 2 (0.53%) MCITP
7 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.40%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 53 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.53%) Adobe
3 11 (2.93%) VMware
3 11 (2.93%) Google
4 10 (2.67%) Oracle
5 9 (2.40%) Zend
6 8 (2.13%) Citrix
7 5 (1.33%) Cisco
8 4 (1.07%) IBM
8 4 (1.07%) Juniper
8 4 (1.07%) Twitter
9 3 (0.80%) Facebook
9 3 (0.80%) GUPTA
10 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.53%) SAP
11 1 (0.27%) Avaya
11 1 (0.27%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.27%) F5
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.27%) Blue Coat
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fulwood, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Hol, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 + career and progr
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
My Dentist
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago