The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
North West / Merseyside
Rank 42 54 48
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 22 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.91% 1.64% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 1.67% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 10
Median salary £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.56% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,300 £18,975
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 532 479 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.66% 97.96% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 442 395 380
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Merseyside

Junior
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Junior in Merseyside

Junior
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +13 16 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Birkenhead - 4 £30,000 - 3
St Helens - 4 £21,000 -
Junior
North West

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Merseyside region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.03%) Node.js
7 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 9 (24.32%) STL
8 9 (24.32%) C++
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
8 9 (24.32%) Linux
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) PHP
9 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.92%) CSS3
10 7 (18.92%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) Internet
11 6 (16.22%) OO
11 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
11 6 (16.22%) User Experience
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (13.51%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (13.51%) MVC
12 5 (13.51%) TDD

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
1 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) Node.js
4 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 9 (24.32%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) STL
5 8 (21.62%) HTML5
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) CSS
6 7 (18.92%) CSS3
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.51%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.81%) Code First Entity Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) WCF
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
9 3 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
2 6 (16.22%) OO
2 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
3 5 (13.51%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (24.32%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
Birkenhead, Merseyside
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 24 days ago