Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 40 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 9 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.59% 3.17% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 3.21% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 2
Chester median annual salary £21,500 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.86% +16.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,600 £21,500
90th Percentile £25,550 £33,000 £30,500
Cheshire 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 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 338 280 462
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 98.59% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 297 238 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,200 £24,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Junior Developer 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 Chester region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Twitter
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) XSL
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (11.11%) Telematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Telematics
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft