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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 101 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 168 194 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 2.71% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.86% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 130 167 162
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £34,900
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -20 88 £25,000 +11.11% 25
Cheshire +3 47 £25,000 - 10
Lancashire +3 20 £30,000 +5.26% 7
Merseyside +10 8 £25,000 - 6
Cumbria - 5 £22,500 - 2
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 149 (40.16%) HTML
2 134 (36.12%) C#
3 133 (35.85%) CSS
4 122 (32.88%) .NET
5 121 (32.61%) JavaScript
6 99 (26.68%) SQL
7 91 (24.53%) MVC
8 90 (24.26%) SQL Server
9 89 (23.99%) ASP.NET
10 88 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
11 85 (22.91%) Degree
12 74 (19.95%) jQuery
13 73 (19.68%) Microsoft
14 66 (17.79%) PHP
15 53 (14.29%) Windows
16 49 (13.21%) MySQL
17 48 (12.94%) VB.NET
17 48 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (12.13%) Web Development
19 44 (11.86%) Project Management
20 43 (11.59%) Java
21 40 (10.78%) Computer Science
22 39 (10.51%) Scrum
23 37 (9.97%) OO
24 35 (9.43%) TDD
24 35 (9.43%) .NET Framework
24 35 (9.43%) HTML5
25 34 (9.16%) MS Excel
26 33 (8.89%) VB
26 33 (8.89%) Finance

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (5.66%) WordPress
2 14 (3.77%) CMS
2 14 (3.77%) IIS
3 10 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.35%) Joomla!
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.81%) Node.js
8 2 (0.54%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) MODX
9 1 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.55%) MS Office
3 11 (2.96%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) ArchiCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Magento
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) Office 365
2 5 (1.35%) GitHub
3 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.01%) Internet
2 7 (1.89%) WAN
3 6 (1.62%) VPN
3 6 (1.62%) Network Security
4 5 (1.35%) DNS
4 5 (1.35%) DHCP
4 5 (1.35%) LAN
5 4 (1.08%) FTP
6 3 (0.81%) Firewall
7 2 (0.54%) MPLS
7 2 (0.54%) BGP
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) Broadband
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 49 (13.21%) MySQL
3 27 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.08%) MS Access
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (8.09%) NUnit
2 28 (7.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 28 (7.55%) Moq
3 25 (6.74%) MSTest
4 19 (5.12%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.04%) Visual Studio
6 13 (3.50%) Ant
6 13 (3.50%) Maven
7 10 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.16%) Subversion
9 5 (1.35%) PhpStorm
10 4 (1.08%) UltraEdit
10 4 (1.08%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.81%) LSMW
11 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.81%) Grunt
12 2 (0.54%) Mockito
12 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (8.89%) Finance
2 24 (6.47%) Marketing
3 20 (5.39%) Retail
4 14 (3.77%) Games
5 8 (2.16%) Banking
6 6 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.08%) Publishing
8 3 (0.81%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (40.16%) HTML
2 133 (35.85%) CSS
3 122 (32.88%) .NET
4 89 (23.99%) ASP.NET
5 74 (19.95%) jQuery
6 48 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (9.43%) HTML5
7 35 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 32 (8.63%) WinForms
9 31 (8.36%) AngularJS
10 26 (7.01%) Castle Windsor
10 26 (7.01%) WCF
10 26 (7.01%) WPF
11 25 (6.74%) Ninject
11 25 (6.74%) Spring.NET
11 25 (6.74%) Unity DI Container
12 20 (5.39%) CSS3
13 15 (4.04%) Spring
13 15 (4.04%) Web Services
14 13 (3.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.74%) Inversion of Control
4 22 (5.93%) Social Media
5 20 (5.39%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.77%) User Experience
7 12 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.23%) NHS
8 9 (2.43%) Blog
9 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.62%) Clustering
11 5 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.81%) Tandem
13 3 (0.81%) FMCG
14 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.54%) Life Science
14 2 (0.54%) Animation
14 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.29%) Windows
2 25 (6.74%) Linux
3 5 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.08%) AIX
4 4 (1.08%) Solaris
4 4 (1.08%) Android
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.54%) UNIX
6 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (24.53%) MVC
2 88 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.13%) Web Development
4 44 (11.86%) Project Management
5 39 (10.51%) Scrum
6 37 (9.97%) OO
7 35 (9.43%) TDD
8 29 (7.82%) Web Application Development
9 28 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (7.55%) Kanban
10 26 (7.01%) MVVM
10 26 (7.01%) OOP
11 25 (6.74%) Dependency Injection
12 24 (6.47%) SDLC
13 17 (4.58%) SEO
14 16 (4.31%) CRM
15 15 (4.04%) Business Analysis
16 14 (3.77%) PRINCE2
16 14 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (3.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 134 (36.12%) C#
2 121 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 99 (26.68%) SQL
4 66 (17.79%) PHP
5 48 (12.94%) VB.NET
6 43 (11.59%) Java
7 33 (8.89%) VB
8 13 (3.50%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.96%) VBA
9 11 (2.96%) CoffeeScript
10 8 (2.16%) Perl
11 7 (1.89%) C
11 7 (1.89%) C++
12 6 (1.62%) VBScript
13 5 (1.35%) Python
13 5 (1.35%) PHP5
14 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.81%) Groovy
15 3 (0.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 85 (22.91%) Degree
2 15 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.35%) CISA
5 5 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.35%) CISSP
6 4 (1.08%) ISEB
7 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.81%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) CCDA
8 2 (0.54%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.96%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 73 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.85%) Oracle
3 10 (2.70%) VMware
4 9 (2.43%) Zend
5 8 (2.16%) IBM
6 7 (1.89%) Citrix
6 7 (1.89%) Google
7 5 (1.35%) SAP
7 5 (1.35%) Cisco
8 4 (1.08%) Sun
8 4 (1.08%) Juniper
8 4 (1.08%) Twitter
9 3 (0.81%) GUPTA
9 3 (0.81%) Adobe
10 2 (0.54%) Capita
10 2 (0.54%) Facebook
10 2 (0.54%) Sony
11 1 (0.27%) F5
11 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.27%) Yahoo!
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
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