Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Junior
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 114 122
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 213 206 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.68% 2.80% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.87% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 194 182 131
Manchester median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,050 £19,000
90th Percentile £36,338 £34,875 £33,500
North West 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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Manchester

Junior
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Junior in Manchester

Junior
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Manchester

Junior
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -1 18 £27,750 +13.27%
Bury +5 6 £24,250 -19.17% 1
Wigan -4 5 £23,000 -4.17% 1
Bolton -7 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Salford -1 3 £25,000 - 2
Oldham +10 2 £20,000 -3.61% 1
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Heywood - 1 £30,000 -
Junior
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 87 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.62%) C#
3 75 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 72 (33.80%) CSS
5 71 (33.33%) HTML
5 71 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 64 (30.05%) .NET
7 61 (28.64%) MVC
8 55 (25.82%) SQL Server
8 55 (25.82%) Amazon AWS
9 54 (25.35%) Web Development
10 53 (24.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 50 (23.47%) ASP.NET
12 49 (23.00%) SQL
13 48 (22.54%) jQuery
14 45 (21.13%) PHP
15 43 (20.19%) TDD
15 43 (20.19%) Computer Science
15 43 (20.19%) Java
16 42 (19.72%) .NET Framework
17 40 (18.78%) RESTful
17 40 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 39 (18.31%) MongoDB
19 38 (17.84%) Kanban
19 38 (17.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 38 (17.84%) Ruby
20 37 (17.37%) BDD
21 36 (16.90%) Entity Framework
21 36 (16.90%) OO

Junior 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 34 (15.96%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.10%) Apache
2 13 (6.10%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.82%) WordPress
4 5 (2.35%) CMS
5 4 (1.88%) IIS
6 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (5.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.41%) GIMP
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.47%) InDesign
5 1 (0.47%) Maya
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Magento
2 3 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.47%) Shopify
3 1 (0.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.82%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.16%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (3.76%) GitHub
5 3 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.94%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.47%) Heroku
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) HTTP
3 3 (1.41%) RFID
3 3 (1.41%) Wireless
4 2 (0.94%) DHCP
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) Broadband
5 1 (0.47%) IMAP
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) SMTP
5 1 (0.47%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.31%) MongoDB
3 32 (15.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 25 (11.74%) MySQL
5 16 (7.51%) Big Data
6 13 (6.10%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.35%) SAP BW
10 5 (2.35%) SAP HANA
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.41%) DB2
12 3 (1.41%) Power BI
12 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (15.49%) TeamCity
2 29 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.69%) Subversion
4 8 (3.76%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.82%) JIRA
6 5 (2.35%) Maven
7 4 (1.88%) gulp
7 4 (1.88%) JUnit
7 4 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.41%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.41%) Gradle
8 3 (1.41%) Grunt
8 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.41%) Mocha
9 2 (0.94%) git-flow
9 2 (0.94%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.94%) WebStorm
General
1 34 (15.96%) Games
2 16 (7.51%) Retail
3 14 (6.57%) Finance
4 10 (4.69%) Automotive
5 6 (2.82%) Advertising
6 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.35%) Marketing
7 4 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.94%) Banking
9 2 (0.94%) French Language
9 2 (0.94%) German Language
9 2 (0.94%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.94%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.80%) CSS
2 71 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 71 (33.33%) HTML
3 64 (30.05%) .NET
4 53 (24.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 50 (23.47%) ASP.NET
6 48 (22.54%) jQuery
7 42 (19.72%) .NET Framework
8 40 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (18.78%) RESTful
9 38 (17.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (16.90%) Entity Framework
11 34 (15.96%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (15.49%) WCF
13 32 (15.02%) MSMQ
13 32 (15.02%) WPF
14 31 (14.55%) HTML5
15 28 (13.15%) Web Services
16 25 (11.74%) Node.js
17 18 (8.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.19%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.57%) iPad
3 13 (6.10%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.35%) User Experience
5 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.88%) Blog
5 4 (1.88%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.41%) Digital Signage
6 3 (1.41%) Life Science
6 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.94%) Fintech
7 2 (0.94%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.04%) Linux
2 14 (6.57%) Android
3 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.29%) Windows
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.94%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.64%) MVC
3 54 (25.35%) Web Development
4 43 (20.19%) TDD
5 38 (17.84%) Kanban
6 37 (17.37%) BDD
7 36 (16.90%) OO
8 35 (16.43%) Web Application Development
9 32 (15.02%) Dependency Injection
9 32 (15.02%) Multithreading
10 24 (11.27%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (9.86%) Open Source
13 20 (9.39%) Analytics
14 19 (8.92%) E-Commerce
14 19 (8.92%) Test Automation
15 18 (8.45%) Front End Development
16 15 (7.04%) DevOps
16 15 (7.04%) SDLC
17 14 (6.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 78 (36.62%) C#
2 75 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 49 (23.00%) SQL
4 45 (21.13%) PHP
5 43 (20.19%) Java
6 38 (17.84%) Ruby
7 32 (15.02%) F#
8 19 (8.92%) Python
9 14 (6.57%) Scala
10 11 (5.16%) Clojure
10 11 (5.16%) Haskell
11 8 (3.76%) C++
12 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.35%) ABAP
13 5 (2.35%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.35%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.88%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.41%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.41%) C
15 3 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.35%) HND
4 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) MCDBA
4 2 (0.94%) MCPD
4 2 (0.94%) MCTS
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) GCP
3 2 (0.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.41%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (15.02%) Kibana
2 2 (0.94%) Ansible
2 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (15.96%) Google
2 16 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.29%) Adobe
3 7 (3.29%) Oracle
4 5 (2.35%) SAP
4 5 (2.35%) VMware
5 3 (1.41%) Sybase
6 2 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Veeam
7 1 (0.47%) Zend