Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 150 205
Rank change year-on-year -32 +55 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 198 254 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.54% 2.05% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.12% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 183 246 140
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,500 £19,225
90th Percentile £36,375 £31,750 £32,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

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 12,421 11,972 11,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.65% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10,012 10,061 9,543
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -15 119 £25,000 - 37
Cheshire -47 54 £25,000 - 12
Lancashire +6 17 £21,500 - 4
Merseyside -6 7 £36,250 +31.82% 8
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 101 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (49.49%) C#
3 97 (48.99%) .NET
4 87 (43.94%) MVC
5 85 (42.93%) JavaScript
6 84 (42.42%) HTML
6 84 (42.42%) CSS
7 76 (38.38%) ASP.NET
8 73 (36.87%) AngularJS
9 69 (34.85%) SQL Server
9 69 (34.85%) Computer Science
10 61 (30.81%) Web Development
11 55 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 54 (27.27%) Google
13 53 (26.77%) TDD
14 52 (26.26%) Degree
15 51 (25.76%) SQL
16 50 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (24.75%) Amazon AWS
18 47 (23.74%) .NET Framework
19 46 (23.23%) jQuery
19 46 (23.23%) RESTful
20 45 (22.73%) Java
21 44 (22.22%) MongoDB
22 42 (21.21%) BDD
22 42 (21.21%) Entity Framework
23 41 (20.71%) ASP.NET Web API
24 40 (20.20%) Web Application Development
25 39 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
25 39 (19.70%) WCF

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 36 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.54%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) JBoss
4 2 (1.01%) nginx
4 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) GIMP
1 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) BASE24
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.75%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.54%) GitHub
4 4 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.51%) Google Play
5 1 (0.51%) Heroku
5 1 (0.51%) npm
5 1 (0.51%) Route 53
5 1 (0.51%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) Broadband
2 2 (1.01%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 44 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 35 (17.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 23 (11.62%) MySQL
5 7 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.54%) SAP BW
5 7 (3.54%) SAP HANA
5 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.51%) Power BI
9 1 (0.51%) Redis
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (18.69%) TeamCity
2 17 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.54%) JIRA
4 6 (3.03%) Subversion
5 5 (2.53%) Gradle
5 5 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.53%) Maven
5 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.02%) Grunt
6 4 (2.02%) gulp
6 4 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.52%) Mocha
7 3 (1.52%) Xcode
8 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.01%) JUnit
8 2 (1.01%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 39 (19.70%) Games
2 18 (9.09%) Finance
3 17 (8.59%) Advertising
4 10 (5.05%) Retail
5 9 (4.55%) Banking
6 4 (2.02%) Marketing
6 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (48.99%) .NET
2 84 (42.42%) CSS
2 84 (42.42%) HTML
3 76 (38.38%) ASP.NET
4 73 (36.87%) AngularJS
5 55 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 50 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (23.74%) .NET Framework
8 46 (23.23%) jQuery
8 46 (23.23%) RESTful
9 42 (21.21%) Entity Framework
10 41 (20.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (19.70%) WCF
12 36 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
12 36 (18.18%) MSMQ
12 36 (18.18%) WPF
13 24 (12.12%) Node.js
14 19 (9.60%) HTML5
15 14 (7.07%) React
16 13 (6.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (34.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.57%) User Experience
3 7 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.02%) Blog
5 4 (2.02%) IVR
6 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.52%) Life Science
6 3 (1.52%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.01%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Fintech
8 1 (0.51%) HoloLens
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.08%) Android
2 14 (7.07%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.05%) Linux
4 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.01%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) CentOS
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (43.94%) MVC
3 61 (30.81%) Web Development
4 53 (26.77%) TDD
5 42 (21.21%) BDD
6 40 (20.20%) Web Application Development
7 38 (19.19%) Kanban
8 36 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
8 36 (18.18%) Multithreading
9 23 (11.62%) OO
10 22 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 20 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.58%) SDLC
13 12 (6.06%) Scrum
14 11 (5.56%) DevOps
15 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (5.05%) Mathematics
15 10 (5.05%) Waterfall
16 9 (4.55%) CRM
16 9 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.49%) C#
2 85 (42.93%) JavaScript
3 51 (25.76%) SQL
4 45 (22.73%) Java
5 38 (19.19%) Ruby
6 36 (18.18%) F#
7 32 (16.16%) PHP
8 9 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.54%) ABAP
10 5 (2.53%) Kotlin
10 5 (2.53%) VB
11 4 (2.02%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.02%) Python
11 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.02%) X++
12 3 (1.52%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.52%) C++
12 3 (1.52%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.01%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 52 (26.26%) Degree
2 26 (13.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.52%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.01%) HND
5 2 (1.01%) MCPD
5 2 (1.01%) MCSD
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) LXC
Systems Management
1 36 (18.18%) Kibana
2 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (27.27%) Google
2 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.05%) Twitter
4 7 (3.54%) SAP
5 6 (3.03%) Oracle
6 5 (2.53%) Adobe
7 3 (1.52%) Sun
8 2 (1.01%) Apple
8 2 (1.01%) Capita
8 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.51%) Sybase