Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 82 116
Rank change year-on-year -54 +34 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 53 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.56% 2.61% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.69% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 51
Cheshire median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,950 £30,250
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 3,259 2,078 2,696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.92% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,436 1,721 2,373
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 February 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 February 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
Crewe +11 14 £25,500 -19.05% 1
Chester -9 14 £22,500 -18.18% 7
Knutsford -41 5 £24,000 -
Warrington -19 3 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Nantwich -6 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Macclesfield -13 2 £21,000 -16.00% 2
Northwich - 1 - -
Junior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 29 (54.72%) C#
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 28 (52.83%) HTML
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
5 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (39.62%) Degree
6 20 (37.74%) MVC
7 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.08%) jQuery
8 16 (30.19%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
10 10 (18.87%) Finance
10 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
11 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
11 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
12 8 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (15.09%) Banking
13 7 (13.21%) MySQL
14 6 (11.32%) WinForms
14 6 (11.32%) Web Development
14 6 (11.32%) Google
14 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
14 6 (11.32%) Twitter
15 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 5 (9.43%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) BASE24
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.77%) Gradle
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) JUnit
2 2 (3.77%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.89%) Protractor
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 3 (5.66%) Games
4 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 28 (52.83%) HTML
3 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET
5 17 (32.08%) jQuery
6 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
8 6 (11.32%) WinForms
9 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.55%) Ajax
10 4 (7.55%) REST
11 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.66%) HTML5
11 3 (5.66%) J2EE
11 3 (5.66%) JSON
11 3 (5.66%) WCF
11 3 (5.66%) XML
12 2 (3.77%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) IVR
3 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) MVC
3 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
4 6 (11.32%) Web Development
5 5 (9.43%) SDLC
5 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.77%) SOLID
8 2 (3.77%) TDD
8 2 (3.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 25 (47.17%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) Java
5 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (5.66%) Postgraduate
3 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCPD
4 2 (3.77%) MCSD
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Google
2 6 (11.32%) Twitter
3 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Sun