Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 37 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.46% 3.24% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 3.28% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Chester median annual salary £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.82% +22.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £19,000 £24,800 £21,075
90th Percentile £25,550 £33,000 £29,000
Cheshire median annual salary £23,250 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -7.00% - -

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 356 274 458
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 98.56% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 311 229 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,900 £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% +2.56%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 24 November 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 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%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
5 3 (33.33%) Twitter
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) Telematics
7 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework

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:

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