Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 144 193
Rank change year-on-year -47 +49 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 192 259 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 2.13% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.18% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 181 248 156
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £31,000 £29,300 £30,875
England median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +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 12355 11856 12751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9891 9982 10484
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -27 134 £25,000 - 17
Cheshire -63 33 £25,000 - 6
Merseyside +19 17 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Lancashire +6 8 £23,750 +1.06% 2
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 109 (56.77%) C#
2 100 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 96 (50.00%) .NET
4 88 (45.83%) CSS
5 86 (44.79%) HTML
5 86 (44.79%) MVC
5 86 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (39.06%) ASP.NET
7 70 (36.46%) SQL
8 69 (35.94%) AngularJS
9 64 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 55 (28.65%) jQuery
10 55 (28.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (27.08%) TDD
12 51 (26.56%) Web Development
13 50 (26.04%) .NET Framework
14 48 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 48 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (21.88%) Java
16 42 (21.88%) BDD
17 41 (21.35%) PHP
18 40 (20.83%) Computer Science
19 39 (20.31%) Entity Framework
20 37 (19.27%) RESTful
21 36 (18.75%) MySQL
21 36 (18.75%) OO
22 35 (18.23%) Kanban
23 34 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 34 (17.71%) Degree

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 (15.10%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.77%) Apache
2 13 (6.77%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.65%) CMS
4 5 (2.60%) WordPress
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.56%) GIMP
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Magento
2 3 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.77%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (3.13%) GitHub
5 3 (1.56%) npm
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.52%) Heroku
6 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) HTTP
1 6 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) IMAP
2 1 (0.52%) SMS
2 1 (0.52%) SMTP
2 1 (0.52%) SS7
2 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.75%) MySQL
3 30 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 29 (15.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (6.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (6.77%) Big Data
5 13 (6.77%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.56%) DB2
8 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) Power BI
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (15.63%) TeamCity
2 26 (13.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.69%) Subversion
5 6 (3.13%) JIRA
6 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.56%) git-flow
7 3 (1.56%) Maven
7 3 (1.56%) Xcode
8 2 (1.04%) Gradle
8 2 (1.04%) gulp
8 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.52%) Grunt
9 1 (0.52%) JUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.52%) NUnit
9 1 (0.52%) webpack
General
1 31 (16.15%) Games
2 13 (6.77%) Finance
3 12 (6.25%) Marketing
4 9 (4.69%) Retail
5 6 (3.13%) Advertising
6 3 (1.56%) Automotive
6 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (50.00%) .NET
2 88 (45.83%) CSS
3 86 (44.79%) HTML
4 75 (39.06%) ASP.NET
5 69 (35.94%) AngularJS
6 55 (28.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (28.65%) jQuery
7 50 (26.04%) .NET Framework
8 48 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 39 (20.31%) Entity Framework
11 37 (19.27%) RESTful
12 32 (16.67%) WCF
13 31 (16.15%) KnockoutJS
14 30 (15.63%) WPF
15 29 (15.10%) HTML5
15 29 (15.10%) MSMQ
16 22 (11.46%) Web Services
17 19 (9.90%) Node.js
18 17 (8.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.29%) Data Structures
3 12 (6.25%) iPad
4 5 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.56%) Digital Signage
6 3 (1.56%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Fintech
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.52%) HoloLens
8 1 (0.52%) Life Science
8 1 (0.52%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.69%) Linux
2 8 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.13%) Android
3 6 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (44.79%) MVC
2 52 (27.08%) TDD
3 51 (26.56%) Web Development
4 42 (21.88%) BDD
5 36 (18.75%) OO
6 35 (18.23%) Kanban
7 33 (17.19%) Web Application Development
8 31 (16.15%) Dependency Injection
9 29 (15.10%) Multithreading
10 21 (10.94%) Test Automation
11 18 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (8.85%) OOP
12 17 (8.85%) Open Source
13 15 (7.81%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.81%) Front End Development
14 14 (7.29%) Analytics
14 14 (7.29%) Scrum
14 14 (7.29%) SDLC
15 13 (6.77%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 109 (56.77%) C#
2 100 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 70 (36.46%) SQL
4 42 (21.88%) Java
5 41 (21.35%) PHP
6 33 (17.19%) Ruby
7 29 (15.10%) F#
8 24 (12.50%) Python
9 13 (6.77%) Clojure
9 13 (6.77%) Haskell
9 13 (6.77%) Scala
10 11 (5.73%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.69%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.60%) VB
13 4 (2.08%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.08%) C++
14 3 (1.56%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.56%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.56%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) Degree
2 7 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.56%) HND
4 1 (0.52%) MCPD
4 1 (0.52%) MCSD
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (15.10%) Kibana
2 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) Google
2 27 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle
4 3 (1.56%) Sybase
5 2 (1.04%) Apple
5 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe
6 1 (0.52%) Sage
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.52%) Zend