Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 116 43
Rank change year-on-year +37 -73 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 82 59 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.14% 1.95% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.04% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 59 55 113
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £19,900 £18,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,450 £43,500 £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 2,530 2,898 2,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 95.80% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,947 2,227 1,904
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £36,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +15.02% -7.63%
10th Percentile £25,150 £24,800 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +25 28 £35,000 +84.21% 7
Knutsford +23 11 - - 3
Crewe 0 9 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Daresbury - 7 - -
Wilmslow -8 5 £21,250 -41.38%
Macclesfield +20 4 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Nantwich - 4 £28,750 -
Chester -1 3 £26,250 +22.09% 4
Runcorn +11 2 £31,500 +53.66% 1
Frodsham - 2 £25,500 -
Northwich - 2 £23,250 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £27,500 -
Winsford - 1 £27,500 -
Junior
North West

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
4 21 (25.61%) SQL
5 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
6 18 (21.95%) HTML
7 17 (20.73%) CSS
7 17 (20.73%) jQuery
8 16 (19.51%) Finance
8 16 (19.51%) Java
8 16 (19.51%) PHP
9 14 (17.07%) C#
9 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 13 (15.85%) MySQL
10 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
10 13 (15.85%) Web Development
11 12 (14.63%) Wealth Management
11 12 (14.63%) .NET
11 12 (14.63%) MVC
12 11 (13.41%) Banking
12 11 (13.41%) Risk Management
12 11 (13.41%) Law
12 11 (13.41%) Web Services
12 11 (13.41%) Degree
12 11 (13.41%) Investment Banking
13 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (12.20%) OO
13 10 (12.20%) Scrum
14 9 (10.98%) MariaDB
14 9 (10.98%) REST

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) CICS
2 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) FastStats
1 1 (1.22%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) GitHub
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.66%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) NAS
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) Skype
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) MySQL
3 9 (10.98%) MariaDB
4 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.88%) Big Data
6 3 (3.66%) MS Access
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.44%) DB2
7 2 (2.44%) IMS/DB
8 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
2 11 (13.41%) Investment Banking
2 11 (13.41%) Law
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) HTML
2 17 (20.73%) CSS
2 17 (20.73%) jQuery
3 12 (14.63%) .NET
4 11 (13.41%) Web Services
5 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (10.98%) REST
7 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.10%) WCF
7 5 (6.10%) XML
8 4 (4.88%) Ajax
8 4 (4.88%) HTML5
8 4 (4.88%) SOAP
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.44%) J2EE
10 2 (2.44%) Java ME
10 2 (2.44%) JSP
10 2 (2.44%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.66%) Fintech
4 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.44%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) STB
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Android
3 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.44%) pSOS
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
3 13 (15.85%) Web Development
4 12 (14.63%) MVC
4 12 (14.63%) Wealth Management
5 11 (13.41%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.20%) OO
6 10 (12.20%) Scrum
7 9 (10.98%) API Integration
7 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.54%) SDLC
9 6 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) DevOps
10 5 (6.10%) OOP
11 4 (4.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.61%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) Java
3 16 (19.51%) PHP
4 14 (17.07%) C#
5 8 (9.76%) C++
6 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.88%) C
8 3 (3.66%) VBA
9 2 (2.44%) COBOL
9 2 (2.44%) Progress 4GL
9 2 (2.44%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.22%) ES6
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) PhD
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) PMO
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Cadence
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle
2 2 (2.44%) Progress
2 2 (2.44%) Sybase
3 1 (1.22%) Apple
3 1 (1.22%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.22%) Nintex
3 1 (1.22%) Remedy
3 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.22%) Sun
3 1 (1.22%) Veeam
3 1 (1.22%) Zend