The median annual salary for a Junior was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Junior
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 1 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.66% 4.49% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 4.60% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Median salary £23,000 £27,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +17.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

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 144 174 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.74% 97.75% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 132 160 116
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Junior 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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