The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 21 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.07% 1.90% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 1.92% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £24,000 £27,500 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.72% +32.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £27,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £27,500 £26,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 132 156 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.65% 98.73% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 114 138 115
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Chester

Junior
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Junior in Chester

Junior
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Chester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Chester

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) Impala
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (6.67%) Kafka
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) SEO
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
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