Period
to

The median annual salary for a Junior was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 172 131
Rank change year-on-year -16 -41 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 75 46 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.24% 1.03% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.10% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 59
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £30,363 £23,500 £23,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £45,438 £36,250 £35,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £40,750
North West median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% - +10.00%

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 5,704 4,164 3,482
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 93.09% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,667 3,316 2,879
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,160
25th Percentile £40,066 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Manchester

Junior
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in Manchester.

Salary trend for Junior in Manchester

Junior
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Bury +2 1 £36,000 +56.52%
Wigan - 1 £28,500 -
Junior
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, Junior job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 24 (32.00%) Agile
2 22 (29.33%) Social Skills
3 18 (24.00%) Full Stack Development
4 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.33%) SQL
5 16 (21.33%) Java
5 16 (21.33%) AngularJS
6 15 (20.00%) HTML
7 14 (18.67%) Scrum
8 13 (17.33%) .NET
8 13 (17.33%) Python
8 13 (17.33%) Degree
9 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (16.00%) SDLC
9 12 (16.00%) Spring
10 11 (14.67%) Finance
10 11 (14.67%) DevOps
10 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (12.00%) IT Strategy
11 9 (12.00%) Front End Development
11 9 (12.00%) CSS
11 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.67%) C#
12 8 (10.67%) Linux
12 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.67%) Web Development
12 8 (10.67%) React
12 8 (10.67%) Mentoring

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 2 (2.67%) WordPress
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Serverless
2 7 (9.33%) AWS
2 7 (9.33%) Azure
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (5.33%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.00%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.67%) GitHub
6 1 (1.33%) Apigee
6 1 (1.33%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.33%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.33%) GCP
6 1 (1.33%) Google Sheets
6 1 (1.33%) Power Automate
6 1 (1.33%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) SSL
1 5 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (2.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.33%) AMQP
3 1 (1.33%) DHCP
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) Power BI
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.33%) DynamoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.33%) QlikView
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Redis
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) JIRA
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.33%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.33%) GitLab
4 1 (1.33%) Gradle
4 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.33%) Mocha
4 1 (1.33%) Postman
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) TestRail
4 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 22 (29.33%) Social Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (5.33%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) AngularJS
2 15 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) .NET
4 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (16.00%) Spring
5 9 (12.00%) CSS
6 8 (10.67%) React
7 7 (9.33%) XML
8 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (6.67%) Ajax
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.67%) HTML5
9 5 (6.67%) LDAP
9 5 (6.67%) SOAP
9 5 (6.67%) Web Services
10 4 (5.33%) .NET Core
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.33%) Node.js
10 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Blog
2 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) FPGA
4 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) VHDL
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.33%) Educational Technology
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile
2 18 (24.00%) Full Stack Development
3 14 (18.67%) Scrum
4 12 (16.00%) SDLC
5 11 (14.67%) DevOps
5 11 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.00%) Front End Development
6 9 (12.00%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.67%) CI/CD
7 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.67%) Project Delivery
7 8 (10.67%) Web Development
8 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.67%) ITSM
9 5 (6.67%) Operations Management
9 5 (6.67%) Requirements Gathering
9 5 (6.67%) Service Management
9 5 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.33%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) Python
4 8 (10.67%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) Scala
5 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Dart
7 1 (1.33%) ES6
7 1 (1.33%) Go
7 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.33%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.33%) PMO
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Terraform
2 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.33%) Kibana
5 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.67%) Altera
3 2 (2.67%) Google
3 2 (2.67%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.33%) Apple
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) New Relic
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) PayPal
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) SOTI
4 1 (1.33%) VMware