Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 174 150
Rank change year-on-year -17 -24 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 186 215 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.57% 1.64% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.70% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 159 196 232
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £20,350 £19,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £35,300 £30,000 £28,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 11,472 12,682 11,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.67% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9,294 10,211 9,797
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 120 £25,000 - 27
Cheshire +13 43 £25,000 - 11
Lancashire +18 13 £21,500 -9.47% 2
Merseyside +7 8 £25,000 - 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 92 (49.46%) .NET
2 88 (47.31%) C#
3 77 (41.40%) MVC
4 76 (40.86%) JavaScript
5 70 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (35.48%) ASP.NET
7 65 (34.95%) HTML
8 63 (33.87%) CSS
9 58 (31.18%) SQL Server
10 54 (29.03%) Web Development
11 48 (25.81%) Degree
12 47 (25.27%) AngularJS
13 45 (24.19%) Computer Science
13 45 (24.19%) Java
13 45 (24.19%) SQL
14 41 (22.04%) MySQL
15 40 (21.51%) jQuery
16 39 (20.97%) PHP
17 38 (20.43%) .NET Framework
18 37 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (18.82%) RESTful
19 35 (18.82%) TDD
20 33 (17.74%) Ruby
21 32 (17.20%) WCF
22 30 (16.13%) Games
22 30 (16.13%) Entity Framework
22 30 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
23 29 (15.59%) Web Application Development
23 29 (15.59%) BDD

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 15 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.76%) Apache
4 6 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.54%) Kentico
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
1 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.30%) GitHub
4 5 (2.69%) Firebase
5 3 (1.61%) npm
5 3 (1.61%) SaaS
6 2 (1.08%) Office 365
7 1 (0.54%) Google Play
7 1 (0.54%) Serverless
7 1 (0.54%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) Intranet
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Broadband
3 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 41 (22.04%) MySQL
3 25 (13.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 23 (12.37%) MongoDB
5 16 (8.60%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.84%) MariaDB
8 7 (3.76%) Big Data
9 6 (3.23%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.23%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.60%) TeamCity
2 16 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.30%) Subversion
4 5 (2.69%) Xcode
5 4 (2.15%) gulp
6 3 (1.61%) Grunt
6 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.08%) JIRA
8 1 (0.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.54%) Gradle
8 1 (0.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) Mockito
8 1 (0.54%) MorphX
8 1 (0.54%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 30 (16.13%) Games
2 19 (10.22%) Finance
3 5 (2.69%) Advertising
4 4 (2.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (49.46%) .NET
2 66 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 65 (34.95%) HTML
4 63 (33.87%) CSS
5 47 (25.27%) AngularJS
6 40 (21.51%) jQuery
7 38 (20.43%) .NET Framework
8 37 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (18.82%) RESTful
10 32 (17.20%) WCF
11 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (16.13%) Entity Framework
11 30 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (11.83%) Node.js
13 20 (10.75%) React
14 17 (9.14%) WPF
15 16 (8.60%) HTML5
15 16 (8.60%) Vue.js
16 15 (8.06%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (8.06%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.06%) User Experience
3 10 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.69%) VLE
7 3 (1.61%) Fintech
8 2 (1.08%) Blog
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.54%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.54%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.54%) Robotics
9 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.99%) Android
1 13 (6.99%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.91%) Linux
3 4 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.40%) MVC
2 70 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (29.03%) Web Development
4 35 (18.82%) TDD
5 29 (15.59%) BDD
5 29 (15.59%) Web Application Development
6 23 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (10.22%) Mobile Development
8 16 (8.60%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (8.06%) Kanban
9 15 (8.06%) Multithreading
9 15 (8.06%) OO
10 14 (7.53%) SDLC
11 11 (5.91%) Android Development
11 11 (5.91%) iOS Development
12 9 (4.84%) API Integration
12 9 (4.84%) Microservices
13 8 (4.30%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.30%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (47.31%) C#
2 76 (40.86%) JavaScript
3 45 (24.19%) Java
3 45 (24.19%) SQL
4 39 (20.97%) PHP
5 33 (17.74%) Ruby
6 16 (8.60%) C++
7 15 (8.06%) F#
8 12 (6.45%) Python
9 11 (5.91%) C
10 10 (5.38%) Apple Swift
10 10 (5.38%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.76%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.23%) Perl
12 6 (3.23%) Scala
12 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.15%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.08%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.54%) VB
15 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (25.81%) Degree
2 15 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.61%) MCP
4 3 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Kibana
2 3 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Google
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.84%) Oracle
3 8 (4.30%) Zend
4 4 (2.15%) Twitter
5 3 (1.61%) Adobe
6 2 (1.08%) Nintex
6 2 (1.08%) Progress
6 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.08%) Sybase
6 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) Cognos
7 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Sun