Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 116 53
Rank change year-on-year +27 -63 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 58 63 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.73% 1.95% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.03% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 89
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £20,600 £18,950 £21,200
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,125 £35,250
North West median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 2,057 3,100 2,177
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 95.92% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 2,340 1,816
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,851 £25,740 £21,813
90th Percentile £68,838 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +15 19 £47,500 +134.57% 10
Knutsford +24 9 - - 1
Daresbury - 7 - -
Crewe +4 5 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Wilmslow -11 5 £21,250 -43.33%
Macclesfield - 5 £27,500 -
Chester +13 4 £27,500 +25.00% 8
Nantwich - 2 £28,750 - 3
Runcorn 0 1 £31,500 +50.00%
Northwich -1 1 £21,500 -17.31% 3
Winsford - 1 £27,500 -
Junior
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
4 14 (24.14%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (22.41%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) HTML
5 13 (22.41%) MVC
6 12 (20.69%) MySQL
6 12 (20.69%) Finance
7 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 11 (18.97%) C++
7 11 (18.97%) PHP
7 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
7 11 (18.97%) jQuery
8 10 (17.24%) Web Services
8 10 (17.24%) Banking
9 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.52%) Web Development
9 9 (15.52%) SQL
9 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
9 9 (15.52%) REST
9 9 (15.52%) MariaDB
10 8 (13.79%) API Integration
10 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (13.79%) GitHub
10 8 (13.79%) Wealth Management
10 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (13.79%) C#

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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) WebEx
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) MariaDB
4 4 (6.90%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Law
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) CSS
1 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) jQuery
3 10 (17.24%) Web Services
4 9 (15.52%) REST
5 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (10.34%) .NET
7 5 (8.62%) Java ME
8 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.45%) Spring
10 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.72%) Django
10 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.72%) Node.js
10 1 (1.72%) React
10 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Digital TV
1 5 (8.62%) STB
2 4 (6.90%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Android
2 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.62%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (8.62%) pSOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.41%) MVC
4 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.52%) Web Development
6 8 (13.79%) API Integration
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) Wealth Management
7 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.07%) OO
8 6 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Android Development
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.62%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.62%) OOD
10 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) C++
3 11 (18.97%) PHP
4 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 8 (13.79%) C#
6 7 (12.07%) C
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PMO
2 3 (5.17%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Cadence
3 1 (1.72%) Apple
3 1 (1.72%) Nintex
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy