Period
to 20 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 194 223 195
Rank change year-on-year +29 -28 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 92 121 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 1.17% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.21% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 75 95 185
North West median annual salary £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,850 £19,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £61,250 £36,375
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 8,167 10,030 12,482
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.59% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,456 8,140 10,039
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +14 57 £29,000 +5.45% 15
Cheshire +16 16 £26,000 +13.04% 16
Lancashire -4 14 £26,500 +23.26% 3
Merseyside +6 4 £27,000 +8.00% 4
Cumbria - 1 £22,500 -
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 42 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 36 (39.13%) C#
3 34 (36.96%) .NET
4 30 (32.61%) HTML
5 27 (29.35%) SQL
6 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (25.00%) CSS
8 21 (22.83%) Java
8 21 (22.83%) MVC
9 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
10 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.22%) Degree
12 14 (15.22%) .NET Core
13 13 (14.13%) Node.js
13 13 (14.13%) OO
14 12 (13.04%) C++
14 12 (13.04%) PHP
14 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 11 (11.96%) Finance
15 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
16 10 (10.87%) React
16 10 (10.87%) Python
17 9 (9.78%) Algorithms
18 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
18 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
18 8 (8.70%) User Experience
18 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
19 7 (7.61%) Web Development

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 6 (6.52%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Azure
2 6 (6.52%) AWS
3 3 (3.26%) Serverless
4 2 (2.17%) Kong
4 2 (2.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
5 4 (4.35%) QlikView
6 3 (3.26%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.26%) NetBeans
2 3 (3.26%) Subversion
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Gradle
3 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Automotive
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
3 3 (3.26%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) .NET
2 30 (32.61%) HTML
3 23 (25.00%) CSS
4 19 (20.65%) AngularJS
5 14 (15.22%) .NET Core
6 13 (14.13%) Node.js
7 10 (10.87%) React
8 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
8 7 (7.61%) React Native
9 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.43%) jQuery
10 5 (5.43%) REST
11 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.35%) Spring
11 4 (4.35%) Web Services
12 3 (3.26%) HTML5
12 3 (3.26%) JSON
12 3 (3.26%) Kafka
12 3 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Algorithms
2 8 (8.70%) User Experience
3 7 (7.61%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) NHS
4 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.43%) Derivative
5 5 (5.43%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.09%) Contactless
8 1 (1.09%) EMV
8 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.09%) Robotics
8 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) MVC
3 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 13 (14.13%) OO
5 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.61%) DevOps
7 7 (7.61%) Fintech
7 7 (7.61%) Microservices
7 7 (7.61%) Web Development
8 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.52%) OOP
8 6 (6.52%) TDD
9 5 (5.43%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.43%) Physics
10 4 (4.35%) Analytics
10 4 (4.35%) Open Source
10 4 (4.35%) Open Source Development
10 4 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 36 (39.13%) C#
3 27 (29.35%) SQL
4 21 (22.83%) Java
5 12 (13.04%) C++
5 12 (13.04%) PHP
6 10 (10.87%) Python
7 7 (7.61%) Go
7 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.61%) VB
8 5 (5.43%) R
9 4 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.17%) VC++
10 2 (2.17%) XAML
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) Groovy
11 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.09%) PA-DSS
1 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) Pega
3 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.09%) Apple
4 1 (1.09%) Facebook
4 1 (1.09%) Google
4 1 (1.09%) Twitter