The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 241 221 241
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 9
Median salary £26,250 £22,250 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.97% +23.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5859 5460 6342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.67% 97.03% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4589 5107
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Developer in the North West

Junior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for Junior Software Developer in the North West

Junior Software 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 Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 10 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Lancashire 0 5 £25,000 +17.64%
Cheshire +14 3 £25,750 +17.04%
Junior Software Developer
England

Junior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Junior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) Degree
3 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 16 (69.57%) .NET
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (56.52%) HTML5
4 13 (56.52%) SDLC
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 10 (43.48%) CSS
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) MySQL
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle
8 8 (34.78%) C
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) Scrum
10 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) Java
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (21.74%) iPad
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (21.74%) MVC
11 5 (21.74%) JSON
12 4 (17.39%) Spring

Junior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Spark
1 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) MySQL
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
4 4 (17.39%) Big Data
4 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) HTML5
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (17.39%) Java EE
7 4 (17.39%) LAMP
7 4 (17.39%) Middleware
7 4 (17.39%) Node.js
7 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) Spring
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) iPad
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) SDLC
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) MVVM
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) C
5 6 (26.09%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
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