Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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

Junior Developer
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 184 151
Rank change year-on-year -22 -33 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 166 206 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.42% 1.56% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.61% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 196 251
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £21,100 £19,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £34,125 £30,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,905 £27,500
% change year-on-year +0.32% +8.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,315 12,788 12,117
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.64% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9,166 10,246 10,219
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the North West

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in the North West

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the North West

Junior Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Manchester -9 109 £25,000 - 33
Cheshire +15 36 £25,000 - 11
Merseyside +6 10 £25,000 +11.11% 9
Lancashire +9 9 £21,500 -8.51% 6
Cumbria - 1 - -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 77 (46.39%) C#
2 75 (45.18%) JavaScript
3 71 (42.77%) .NET
4 68 (40.96%) HTML
5 65 (39.16%) CSS
6 63 (37.95%) MVC
7 54 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (30.72%) SQL Server
9 50 (30.12%) ASP.NET
10 44 (26.51%) Java
11 42 (25.30%) SQL
12 40 (24.10%) MySQL
12 40 (24.10%) Degree
12 40 (24.10%) jQuery
13 39 (23.49%) Web Development
14 37 (22.29%) Computer Science
15 36 (21.69%) PHP
16 32 (19.28%) Git (software)
17 30 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (17.47%) AngularJS
19 28 (16.87%) .NET Framework
19 28 (16.87%) TDD
20 26 (15.66%) Ruby
21 25 (15.06%) WCF
22 24 (14.46%) Games
22 24 (14.46%) RESTful
23 22 (13.25%) OO
23 22 (13.25%) BDD
23 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
23 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (4.82%) Apache
1 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.22%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.81%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.60%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.60%) Kentico
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.82%) GitHub
4 4 (2.41%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Firebase
5 2 (1.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) Google Play
6 1 (0.60%) npm
6 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.72%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.10%) MySQL
3 18 (10.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (10.24%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.43%) MongoDB
5 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.23%) Big Data
7 9 (5.42%) MariaDB
8 7 (4.22%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.22%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (1.20%) QlikView
12 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 32 (19.28%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.82%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.22%) Subversion
5 4 (2.41%) gulp
6 3 (1.81%) Grunt
6 3 (1.81%) JIRA
6 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.81%) webpack
7 2 (1.20%) CA Flowdock
7 2 (1.20%) git-flow
7 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) MorphX
8 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.60%) Selenium
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (14.46%) Games
2 20 (12.05%) Finance
3 4 (2.41%) Retail
4 3 (1.81%) Advertising
4 3 (1.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.77%) .NET
2 68 (40.96%) HTML
3 65 (39.16%) CSS
4 50 (30.12%) ASP.NET
5 40 (24.10%) jQuery
6 30 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (17.47%) AngularJS
8 28 (16.87%) .NET Framework
9 25 (15.06%) WCF
10 24 (14.46%) RESTful
11 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (12.65%) Entity Framework
12 21 (12.65%) Node.js
13 20 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (8.43%) HTML5
15 13 (7.83%) Code First Entity Framework
15 13 (7.83%) React
16 12 (7.23%) LAMP
16 12 (7.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.29%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.45%) User Experience
3 11 (6.63%) Fintech
4 10 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.42%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.42%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.42%) Derivative
6 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.01%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.01%) VLE
8 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.60%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.60%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.60%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.23%) Linux
2 5 (3.01%) Android
3 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.95%) MVC
2 54 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.49%) Web Development
4 28 (16.87%) TDD
5 22 (13.25%) BDD
5 22 (13.25%) OO
5 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (12.05%) Web Application Development
7 19 (11.45%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.43%) Mathematics
9 9 (5.42%) API Integration
9 9 (5.42%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.42%) Physics
10 8 (4.82%) Front End Development
10 8 (4.82%) SDLC
11 7 (4.22%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (4.22%) DevOps
11 7 (4.22%) Kanban
11 7 (4.22%) Mobile Development
11 7 (4.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.39%) C#
2 75 (45.18%) JavaScript
3 44 (26.51%) Java
4 42 (25.30%) SQL
5 36 (21.69%) PHP
6 26 (15.66%) Ruby
7 21 (12.65%) C++
7 21 (12.65%) Python
8 12 (7.23%) C
9 9 (5.42%) R
10 7 (4.22%) Perl
10 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.22%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.61%) F#
12 3 (1.81%) PHP 7
12 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.81%) X++
13 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.20%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 40 (24.10%) Degree
2 12 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.60%) MCP
4 1 (0.60%) MCSA
4 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) GDPR
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) Kibana
2 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.02%) Oracle
3 8 (4.82%) Google
4 3 (1.81%) Zend
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe
5 2 (1.20%) Nintex
5 2 (1.20%) Progress
5 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos
6 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.60%) Xamarin