Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 65 133
Rank change year-on-year -74 +68 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 36 81 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.19% 3.57% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 3.67% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 79 54
Cheshire median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £20,225
90th Percentile £30,000 £31,150 £29,000
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 2910 2210 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 1906 2701
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,275 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 15 £25,000 +11.11%
Chester -4 9 £21,500 -25.86%
Macclesfield -14 3 £25,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £22,500 -
Warrington -30 1 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Junior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Junior Developer 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 Cheshire region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) .NET
3 25 (69.44%) CSS
4 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
5 21 (58.33%) MVC
6 20 (55.56%) SQL
7 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (41.67%) jQuery
8 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
9 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (30.56%) Degree
11 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 9 (25.00%) XML
13 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 8 (22.22%) JSON
13 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
14 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
14 7 (19.44%) Google
15 6 (16.67%) Twitter
15 6 (16.67%) SOLID
16 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
16 5 (13.89%) Scrum
16 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
17 4 (11.11%) MySQL
17 4 (11.11%) Java

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 4 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) git-flow
4 1 (2.78%) Moq
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) .NET
3 25 (69.44%) CSS
4 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
5 15 (41.67%) jQuery
6 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (25.00%) XML
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (22.22%) JSON
10 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
11 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (11.11%) WinForms
13 3 (8.33%) Ajax
13 3 (8.33%) HTML5
14 2 (5.56%) Ninject
14 2 (5.56%) RESTful
15 1 (2.78%) LINQ
15 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) MVC
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) SOLID
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (5.56%) Android Development
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.56%) Web Design
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCPD
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Google
3 6 (16.67%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Apple