Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 100 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -61 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 84 66 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.88% 2.43% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 2.54% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 113
Cheshire median annual salary £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% - -
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,000 £19,400
90th Percentile £37,500 £36,900 £33,750
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 2,818 2,598 2,112
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 95.80% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 2,012 1,818
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,100 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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 +11 22 £29,500 +22.92% 5
Knutsford +2 18 £30,000 +9.09%
Crewe -7 9 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Macclesfield +6 8 £24,250 -3.00%
Chester 0 5 £23,500 -17.54% 8
Daresbury - 4 - -
Runcorn +9 3 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Nantwich - 3 £30,000 -
Wilmslow -7 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Frodsham - 2 £25,500 -
Ellesmere Port +8 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Northwich - 1 £25,000 -
Junior
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 30 (35.71%) C#
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) .NET
3 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 21 (25.00%) HTML
5 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.81%) CSS
7 19 (22.62%) jQuery
8 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 16 (19.05%) MVC
10 15 (17.86%) Finance
10 15 (17.86%) PHP
11 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 13 (15.48%) MySQL
13 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 11 (13.10%) Java
14 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
14 11 (13.10%) Banking
15 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
15 10 (11.90%) Wealth Management
15 10 (11.90%) Web Development
15 10 (11.90%) Degree
16 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (10.71%) Investment Banking
16 9 (10.71%) Web Services
16 9 (10.71%) OO
16 9 (10.71%) Law
16 9 (10.71%) Risk Management

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 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) CICS
2 2 (2.38%) JBoss
2 2 (2.38%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) FastStats
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) GitHub
2 5 (5.95%) Office 365
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Firewall
1 5 (5.95%) VPN
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) NAS
3 1 (1.19%) SAN
3 1 (1.19%) Skype
3 1 (1.19%) SMS
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.14%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.57%) MS Access
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.38%) DB2
6 2 (2.38%) IMS/DB
6 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Xcode
4 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.38%) CA Release Automation
4 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.38%) Protractor
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) ScriptRunner
5 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Law
4 5 (5.95%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) .NET
2 21 (25.00%) HTML
3 20 (23.81%) CSS
4 19 (22.62%) jQuery
5 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (10.71%) Web Services
8 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.14%) WCF
8 6 (7.14%) XML
9 5 (5.95%) REST
9 5 (5.95%) SOAP
10 4 (4.76%) Ajax
10 4 (4.76%) HTML5
10 4 (4.76%) React
10 4 (4.76%) Vue.js
11 3 (3.57%) JSP
12 2 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.57%) Fintech
5 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) MVC
3 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Wealth Management
5 10 (11.90%) Web Development
6 9 (10.71%) OO
6 9 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.52%) Scrum
7 8 (9.52%) Time Management
8 7 (8.33%) Change Management
8 7 (8.33%) DevOps
8 7 (8.33%) Project Management
8 7 (8.33%) SDLC
9 6 (7.14%) API Integration
9 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.14%) OOP
9 6 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.14%) SOLID
9 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) C#
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
3 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.86%) PHP
5 11 (13.10%) Java
6 7 (8.33%) C++
6 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.76%) Scala
9 3 (3.57%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.57%) VBA
10 2 (2.38%) COBOL
10 2 (2.38%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) Python
11 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.38%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.38%) PMO
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.38%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) Nagios
3 1 (1.19%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Capita
2 3 (3.57%) Sun
2 3 (3.57%) Twitter
3 2 (2.38%) CA
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Progress
3 2 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (1.19%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.19%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.19%) Google
4 1 (1.19%) Nintex
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.19%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.19%) Veeam
4 1 (1.19%) Zend