Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 197 150
Rank change year-on-year -8 -47 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 141 184 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.34% 1.47% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.51% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 103 170 257
North West median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £19,650
90th Percentile £61,250 £37,500 £30,300
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £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 10,185 12,149 11,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.74% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,280 9,717 10,012
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,135 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -29 95 £27,000 +8.00% 28
Cheshire +18 22 £24,000 -2.04% 21
Lancashire +8 15 £21,500 - 4
Merseyside +11 8 £25,000 -20.00% 6
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 66 (46.81%) HTML
2 64 (45.39%) JavaScript
3 62 (43.97%) CSS
4 58 (41.13%) C#
5 49 (34.75%) .NET
6 43 (30.50%) Java
6 43 (30.50%) MVC
7 42 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (25.53%) Computer Science
9 35 (24.82%) MySQL
10 34 (24.11%) SQL
11 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 33 (23.40%) ASP.NET
12 32 (22.70%) Finance
12 32 (22.70%) OO
12 32 (22.70%) Degree
13 31 (21.99%) PHP
13 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
14 30 (21.28%) Mathematics
14 30 (21.28%) Web Development
15 27 (19.15%) C++
15 27 (19.15%) Python
15 27 (19.15%) jQuery
16 24 (17.02%) Software Engineering
17 22 (15.60%) User Experience
18 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
19 19 (13.48%) Physics
19 19 (13.48%) Fintech
20 18 (12.77%) Data Structures
20 18 (12.77%) Algorithms

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 14 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.55%) Apache
2 5 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.55%) CMS
3 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.71%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.71%) Kentico
4 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.80%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.67%) GitHub
3 4 (2.84%) Firebase
4 3 (2.13%) Office 365
4 3 (2.13%) SaaS
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.82%) MySQL
2 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (6.38%) Big Data
6 9 (6.38%) MariaDB
7 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.42%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.42%) QlikView
10 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.71%) Essbase
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.06%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.13%) Grunt
3 3 (2.13%) gulp
3 3 (2.13%) Subversion
3 3 (2.13%) webpack
4 2 (1.42%) CA Flowdock
4 2 (1.42%) git-flow
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (22.70%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Games
3 6 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.81%) HTML
2 62 (43.97%) CSS
3 49 (34.75%) .NET
4 33 (23.40%) ASP.NET
5 27 (19.15%) jQuery
6 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.35%) Node.js
8 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.51%) RESTful
10 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (7.80%) Entity Framework
10 11 (7.80%) HTML5 Canvas
10 11 (7.80%) React
10 11 (7.80%) REST
10 11 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (7.80%) WCF
11 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (7.09%) Web Services
12 9 (6.38%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) User Experience
2 19 (13.48%) Fintech
3 18 (12.77%) Algorithms
3 18 (12.77%) Data Structures
3 18 (12.77%) Derivative
4 12 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (7.80%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (7.80%) VLE
6 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.55%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.84%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.71%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.67%) Linux
2 4 (2.84%) Android
2 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.50%) MVC
2 42 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.53%) Computer Science
4 32 (22.70%) OO
5 30 (21.28%) Mathematics
5 30 (21.28%) Web Development
6 24 (17.02%) Software Engineering
7 19 (13.48%) Physics
8 16 (11.35%) TDD
9 15 (10.64%) Time Management
10 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (8.51%) BDD
11 12 (8.51%) Project Management
12 11 (7.80%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.80%) Data Protection
12 11 (7.80%) Decision-Making
12 11 (7.80%) Line Management
12 11 (7.80%) Software Testing
12 11 (7.80%) Web Design
13 10 (7.09%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.39%) JavaScript
2 58 (41.13%) C#
3 43 (30.50%) Java
4 34 (24.11%) SQL
5 31 (21.99%) PHP
6 27 (19.15%) C++
6 27 (19.15%) Python
7 18 (12.77%) R
8 16 (11.35%) C
9 14 (9.93%) Ruby
10 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.55%) Perl
12 4 (2.84%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.84%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.84%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.42%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.42%) Scala
13 2 (1.42%) X++
14 1 (0.71%) Groovy
14 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Degree
2 11 (7.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) GDPR
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) Google
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe
4 2 (1.42%) Nintex
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) Zend