Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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

Junior
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 54 102
Rank change year-on-year -63 +48 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 62 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.96% 4.56% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 4.68% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 61 98 70
Cheshire median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £33,400 £30,350
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 3028 2242 3025
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.31% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1888 2590
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Cheshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Junior in Cheshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Cheshire

Junior
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +8 17 £25,000 - 1
Warrington -19 13 £19,000 -24.00% 4
Chester -15 10 £21,500 -21.82% 2
Knutsford -40 5 £22,500 +2.27%
Macclesfield -8 3 £25,000 - 1
Runcorn -7 2 £21,000 -6.67%
Wilmslow +11 1 £37,500 +33.93%
Junior
North West

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 32 (51.61%) C#
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
2 30 (48.39%) .NET
3 27 (43.55%) CSS
4 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
6 23 (37.10%) MVC
7 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (29.03%) jQuery
9 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
10 14 (22.58%) Degree
11 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
12 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
12 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.74%) XML
14 10 (16.13%) JSON
15 9 (14.52%) Java
16 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
16 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (11.29%) Entity Framework
17 7 (11.29%) Windows
17 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (11.29%) Google
17 7 (11.29%) Finance
17 7 (11.29%) Scrum
18 6 (9.68%) CCNA
18 6 (9.68%) Active Directory

Junior 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 (8.06%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.61%) nginx
2 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP APO
1 3 (4.84%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) PBX
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
1 1 (1.61%) SNMP
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Subversion
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) git-flow
6 1 (1.61%) Gradle
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.61%) Moq
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 30 (48.39%) .NET
3 27 (43.55%) CSS
4 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
5 18 (29.03%) jQuery
6 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
7 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (17.74%) XML
9 10 (16.13%) JSON
10 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (11.29%) Entity Framework
12 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.06%) WinForms
13 3 (4.84%) Ajax
13 3 (4.84%) HTML5
13 3 (4.84%) REST
14 2 (3.23%) Ninject
14 2 (3.23%) RESTful
14 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) FMCG
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) MVC
2 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.29%) Scrum
4 6 (9.68%) SOLID
4 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) ERP
7 3 (4.84%) Front End Development
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.84%) OO
7 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
8 2 (3.23%) Android Development
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.23%) SDLC
8 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) C#
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) Java
5 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.68%) CCNA
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.06%) MCITP
4 5 (8.06%) MCSA
5 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.23%) CCENT
6 2 (3.23%) MCPD
6 2 (3.23%) MCSD
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Google
3 6 (9.68%) Twitter
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Apple
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle