Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 159 156
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 205 255 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 1.98% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.04% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 191 233 201
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
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 12,014 12,492 10,932
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.81% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9,784 10,302 9,231
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -15 113 £25,000 - 28
Cheshire -9 56 £25,000 - 15
Lancashire 0 20 £22,500 -4.26% 4
Merseyside -5 12 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Cumbria - 3 £24,500 -
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 98 (47.80%) C#
2 97 (47.32%) .NET
3 91 (44.39%) JavaScript
4 89 (43.41%) MVC
5 79 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (37.56%) ASP.NET
7 76 (37.07%) CSS
8 75 (36.59%) HTML
9 69 (33.66%) Computer Science
10 66 (32.20%) SQL Server
10 66 (32.20%) AngularJS
11 62 (30.24%) Web Development
12 55 (26.83%) Java
13 54 (26.34%) Degree
14 45 (21.95%) RESTful
14 45 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (21.95%) jQuery
15 42 (20.49%) Google
15 42 (20.49%) SQL
16 41 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 39 (19.02%) TDD
18 37 (18.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 36 (17.56%) PHP
19 36 (17.56%) WCF
20 35 (17.07%) Entity Framework
21 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (16.10%) Web Application Development
22 33 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
22 33 (16.10%) MongoDB

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 29 (14.15%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.46%) CMS
3 3 (1.46%) WordPress
4 2 (0.98%) nginx
4 2 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
5 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.98%) GIMP
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) BASE24
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.41%) SaaS
4 4 (1.95%) Firebase
4 4 (1.95%) npm
5 2 (0.98%) Google Play
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) Serverless
6 1 (0.49%) Twilio
6 1 (0.49%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.46%) Intranet
2 3 (1.46%) SMS
3 2 (0.98%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.10%) MongoDB
3 28 (13.66%) MySQL
4 19 (9.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (6.83%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.95%) Redis
8 3 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (15.61%) TeamCity
2 18 (8.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.39%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.93%) gulp
4 6 (2.93%) Subversion
4 6 (2.93%) Xcode
5 5 (2.44%) Grunt
6 4 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.95%) JIRA
6 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.46%) JUnit
7 3 (1.46%) webpack
8 2 (0.98%) Gradle
8 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.98%) Protractor
9 1 (0.49%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.49%) Mockito
9 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 31 (15.12%) Games
2 30 (14.63%) Finance
3 10 (4.88%) Advertising
3 10 (4.88%) Banking
4 9 (4.39%) Marketing
5 4 (1.95%) Retail
6 2 (0.98%) Law
6 2 (0.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (47.32%) .NET
2 77 (37.56%) ASP.NET
3 76 (37.07%) CSS
4 75 (36.59%) HTML
5 66 (32.20%) AngularJS
6 45 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (21.95%) jQuery
6 45 (21.95%) RESTful
7 41 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 37 (18.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (17.56%) WCF
10 35 (17.07%) Entity Framework
11 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (15.12%) WPF
13 30 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (14.15%) MSMQ
15 22 (10.73%) React
16 18 (8.78%) HTML5
17 17 (8.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 12 (5.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 69 (33.66%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.80%) User Experience
4 10 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.44%) Fintech
6 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.95%) IVR
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.98%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Robotics
9 1 (0.49%) Animation
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.27%) Android
1 19 (9.27%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.41%) Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) AIX
4 1 (0.49%) CentOS
4 1 (0.49%) Debian
4 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.41%) MVC
2 79 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (30.24%) Web Development
4 39 (19.02%) TDD
5 33 (16.10%) Web Application Development
6 32 (15.61%) BDD
7 29 (14.15%) Dependency Injection
7 29 (14.15%) Kanban
7 29 (14.15%) Multithreading
8 28 (13.66%) OO
9 24 (11.71%) Software Engineering
10 21 (10.24%) Mobile Development
10 21 (10.24%) SDLC
11 18 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (7.32%) Front End Development
13 11 (5.37%) Android Development
13 11 (5.37%) iOS Development
13 11 (5.37%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.37%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.80%) C#
2 91 (44.39%) JavaScript
3 55 (26.83%) Java
4 42 (20.49%) SQL
5 36 (17.56%) PHP
6 30 (14.63%) Ruby
7 29 (14.15%) F#
8 13 (6.34%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.88%) Apple Swift
9 10 (4.88%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.90%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.93%) C++
12 5 (2.44%) Scala
13 3 (1.46%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.46%) VB
14 2 (0.98%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.98%) C
14 2 (0.98%) Java 8
14 2 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (26.34%) Degree
2 28 (13.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.95%) Postgraduate
4 4 (1.95%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.98%) MCP
6 2 (0.98%) MCSA
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.49%) MCPD
7 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) LXC
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (14.15%) Kibana
2 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (20.49%) Google
2 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.88%) Zend
4 8 (3.90%) Adobe
5 6 (2.93%) Twitter
6 5 (2.44%) Capita
7 4 (1.95%) Oracle
7 4 (1.95%) Sun
8 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.98%) Apple
9 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.49%) Cognos
10 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.49%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) SAP
10 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.49%) Xamarin