Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 186 165
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 161 201 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 1.65% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.70% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 147 180 211
North West median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £35,500 £29,500
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 10,135 11,810 12,702
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.83% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7,642 9,574 10,348
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,726 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -9 102 £30,000 +20.00% 22
Cheshire +9 29 £25,000 -3.85% 13
Lancashire -12 20 £24,000 +9.09% 6
Merseyside -9 9 £28,000 +12.00% 4
Cumbria -5 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 73 (45.34%) C#
2 68 (42.24%) JavaScript
3 65 (40.37%) HTML
4 55 (34.16%) Computer Science
5 53 (32.92%) CSS
6 51 (31.68%) Java
7 48 (29.81%) Software Engineering
8 45 (27.95%) .NET
9 44 (27.33%) MVC
10 43 (26.71%) OO
11 42 (26.09%) PHP
12 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (21.74%) User Experience
14 34 (21.12%) Degree
15 31 (19.25%) C++
15 31 (19.25%) MySQL
15 31 (19.25%) Finance
16 30 (18.63%) Relational Database
17 29 (18.01%) Web Development
17 29 (18.01%) Python
17 29 (18.01%) Fintech
18 28 (17.39%) Mathematics
18 28 (17.39%) Algorithms
19 27 (16.77%) Data Structures
19 27 (16.77%) Derivative
19 27 (16.77%) SQL
20 26 (16.15%) Physics
20 26 (16.15%) Git (software)
20 26 (16.15%) Hedge funds
20 26 (16.15%) R

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 8 (4.97%) WordPress
2 4 (2.48%) CMS
2 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Serverless
4 1 (0.62%) Firebase
4 1 (0.62%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) Kong
4 1 (0.62%) npm
4 1 (0.62%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.25%) MySQL
2 30 (18.63%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Power BI
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.83%) JIRA
2 11 (6.83%) Subversion
3 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.24%) Gradle
3 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.24%) JUnit
3 2 (1.24%) Maven
3 2 (1.24%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.24%) Xcode
4 1 (0.62%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.62%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 31 (19.25%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Games
2 6 (3.73%) Retail
3 5 (3.11%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Local Government
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (40.37%) HTML
2 53 (32.92%) CSS
3 45 (27.95%) .NET
4 24 (14.91%) jQuery
5 19 (11.80%) React
6 18 (11.18%) AngularJS
7 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
7 17 (10.56%) Laravel
8 14 (8.70%) Node.js
9 13 (8.07%) JSON
10 12 (7.45%) Spring
11 10 (6.21%) HTML5
11 10 (6.21%) XML
12 9 (5.59%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.97%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (4.97%) Sass
13 8 (4.97%) Web Services
13 8 (4.97%) XSLT
14 7 (4.35%) Ajax
15 6 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.74%) User Experience
2 28 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 27 (16.77%) Data Structures
3 27 (16.77%) Derivative
4 26 (16.15%) Hedge funds
5 9 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.62%) Life Science
10 1 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.73%) Windows
2 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.86%) Android
3 3 (1.86%) Linux
4 2 (1.24%) Unix
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.16%) Computer Science
2 48 (29.81%) Software Engineering
3 44 (27.33%) MVC
4 43 (26.71%) OO
5 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (18.01%) Fintech
6 29 (18.01%) Web Development
7 28 (17.39%) Mathematics
8 26 (16.15%) Physics
9 25 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (12.42%) SDLC
11 17 (10.56%) OOP
12 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.59%) TDD
15 8 (4.97%) DevOps
16 7 (4.35%) OO PHP
16 7 (4.35%) SOA
16 7 (4.35%) Time Management
17 6 (3.73%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.34%) C#
2 68 (42.24%) JavaScript
3 51 (31.68%) Java
4 42 (26.09%) PHP
5 31 (19.25%) C++
6 29 (18.01%) Python
7 27 (16.77%) SQL
8 26 (16.15%) R
9 4 (2.48%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.48%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.86%) ES6
10 3 (1.86%) ES7
10 3 (1.86%) ES8
11 2 (1.24%) COBOL
11 2 (1.24%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.24%) VC++
12 1 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.62%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (21.12%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.24%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe
3 1 (0.62%) Google
3 1 (0.62%) Pega
3 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.62%) Tableau