Period
to 28 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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

Junior Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 32 49
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 3 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.08% 2.84% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.87% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Chester median annual salary £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,350 £19,100
90th Percentile £25,300 £28,750 £37,750
Cheshire median annual salary £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 265 174 400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 98.86% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 221 156 358
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +14.86%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +16.88%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Chester

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Chester

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, Junior Developer 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 Chester region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Redux
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) Kong
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Kong
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Redux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree