Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 137 70
Rank change year-on-year +14 -67 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 41 33 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.53% 1.17% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.22% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 76
Cheshire median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £20,950 £20,725 £21,250
90th Percentile £32,500 £29,625 £31,375
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,590 2,703 2,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 95.82% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,993 2,067 1,864
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +17.65% -9.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Cheshire

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Cheshire

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Cheshire

Junior Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +16 12 £24,500 - 3
Crewe +4 7 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Daresbury - 7 - -
Chester 0 4 £23,500 +9.30% 1
Macclesfield +15 3 £30,000 +20.00%
Runcorn +14 3 £23,500 -6.00%
Nantwich - 3 £27,500 -
Frodsham - 2 £25,500 -
Knutsford +9 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £27,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £25,000 -
Junior Developer
North West

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) PHP
3 18 (43.90%) C#
3 18 (43.90%) HTML
3 18 (43.90%) jQuery
4 17 (41.46%) .NET
4 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
4 17 (41.46%) CSS
5 13 (31.71%) MVC
5 13 (31.71%) MySQL
5 13 (31.71%) Web Development
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (29.27%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
6 12 (29.27%) Web Services
7 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (21.95%) REST
8 9 (21.95%) MariaDB
8 9 (21.95%) API Integration
9 8 (19.51%) GitHub
9 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) Java
11 6 (14.63%) OO
12 5 (12.20%) SOAP
13 4 (9.76%) XML
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
13 4 (9.76%) HTML5
13 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
13 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (19.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) MySQL
3 9 (21.95%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) HTML
1 18 (43.90%) jQuery
2 17 (41.46%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
3 12 (29.27%) Web Services
4 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (21.95%) REST
6 5 (12.20%) SOAP
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.76%) Ajax
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
7 4 (9.76%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.88%) CSS3
9 2 (4.88%) JSP
9 2 (4.88%) Servlets
9 2 (4.88%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (31.71%) MVC
1 13 (31.71%) Web Development
2 9 (21.95%) API Integration
3 6 (14.63%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) OOP
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.88%) SDLC
6 2 (4.88%) SOLID
7 1 (2.44%) API Development
7 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) PHP
3 18 (43.90%) C#
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) Progress 4GL
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) ES6
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Twitter
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Progress
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Zend