The median annual salary for a Junior Software Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Junior Software Engineer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 181 192
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.029% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.030% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -2.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +16.00% -5.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3797 3322 3666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.99% 97.51% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2764 3007
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Engineer in Manchester

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Junior Software Engineer in Manchester

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Junior Software Engineer 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 Manchester region featuring Junior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) C++
4 9 (60.00%) OO
4 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (60.00%) OpenGL
4 9 (60.00%) DirectX
4 9 (60.00%) Animation
4 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (60.00%) Physics
4 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (60.00%) Games
4 9 (60.00%) Game Development
4 9 (60.00%) Content Development
5 6 (40.00%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
7 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (26.67%) Node.js
7 4 (26.67%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement

Junior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (26.67%) Apache Pig
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
1 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) DirectX
1 9 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Camel
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) CSS3
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) Java EE
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) LAMP
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Animation
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Content Development
2 9 (60.00%) Game Development
2 9 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (60.00%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) Physics
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Case Management
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Wonderware