The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / North West
Rank 92 111 99
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 187 136 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.04% 2.39% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.47% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 146 128 167
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,450
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 5942 5517 6390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.04% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4631 5150
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
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the North West

Junior
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Junior in the North West

Junior
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in the North West

Junior
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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 +3 100 £25,000 - 22
Cheshire +9 41 £25,000 - 10
Merseyside +14 22 £27,500 +19.56% 5
Lancashire +7 18 £24,500 +11.36% 1
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 162 (43.20%) C#
1 162 (43.20%) .NET
2 128 (34.13%) SQL Server
3 126 (33.60%) ASP.NET
4 125 (33.33%) HTML
5 123 (32.80%) MVC
6 120 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 106 (28.27%) CSS
8 105 (28.00%) SQL
9 103 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (21.87%) Degree
11 75 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 74 (19.73%) jQuery
13 68 (18.13%) Web Development
14 63 (16.80%) Microsoft
15 60 (16.00%) Computer Science
16 58 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (15.20%) MySQL
18 56 (14.93%) PHP
19 53 (14.13%) Games
20 50 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 48 (12.80%) .NET Framework
21 48 (12.80%) TDD
22 47 (12.53%) WPF
23 45 (12.00%) WCF
24 43 (11.47%) Java
25 41 (10.93%) Ruby
26 40 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
27 39 (10.40%) VB.NET
27 39 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure

Junior 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 30 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.53%) WordPress
3 10 (2.67%) CMS
4 8 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.33%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.33%) Drupal
6 4 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.07%) OpenEdge
7 3 (0.80%) IIS
7 3 (0.80%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.53%) Apache
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.13%) MS Office
4 6 (1.60%) InDesign
5 4 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.27%) Maya
7 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.67%) SAP MM
1 10 (2.67%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.07%) Magento
3 3 (0.80%) OpenCart
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.33%) GitHub
4 3 (0.80%) AdWords
4 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.80%) iPaaS
4 3 (0.80%) iTunes
5 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.07%) Internet
2 10 (2.67%) HTTP
3 3 (0.80%) Broadband
3 3 (0.80%) DNS
4 2 (0.53%) DHCP
4 2 (0.53%) Firewall
4 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.53%) VoIP
4 2 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) Extranet
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) ISDN
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) MPLS
5 1 (0.27%) PBX
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 57 (15.20%) MySQL
3 32 (8.53%) MongoDB
4 31 (8.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.67%) SAP HANA
8 10 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (2.40%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.33%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.33%) Big Data
12 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.07%) Power BI
13 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.53%) Riak
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.93%) TeamCity
3 17 (4.53%) JIRA
4 12 (3.20%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.67%) Moq
5 10 (2.67%) NUnit
6 8 (2.13%) MSTest
6 8 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.80%) CocoaPods
8 3 (0.80%) gulp
9 2 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.53%) Maven
9 2 (0.53%) Subversion
9 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 53 (14.13%) Games
2 23 (6.13%) Finance
3 19 (5.07%) Marketing
4 18 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.27%) Retail
6 11 (2.93%) Legal
7 8 (2.13%) Advertising
7 8 (2.13%) Local Government
8 4 (1.07%) Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Publishing
9 3 (0.80%) Billing
9 3 (0.80%) French Language
9 3 (0.80%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (43.20%) .NET
2 126 (33.60%) ASP.NET
3 125 (33.33%) HTML
4 106 (28.27%) CSS
5 75 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 74 (19.73%) jQuery
7 58 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 48 (12.80%) .NET Framework
10 47 (12.53%) WPF
11 45 (12.00%) WCF
12 39 (10.40%) HTML5
13 35 (9.33%) Entity Framework
14 31 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (8.00%) RESTful
16 27 (7.20%) MSMQ
17 26 (6.93%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (6.67%) Web Services
19 22 (5.87%) CSS3
20 20 (5.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.20%) iPad
3 21 (5.60%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.27%) User Experience
5 15 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.40%) Animation
7 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.33%) Replication
9 4 (1.07%) Fintech
9 4 (1.07%) PKI
10 3 (0.80%) Apple TV
10 3 (0.80%) Blog
10 3 (0.80%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.53%) FMCG
11 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.53%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.27%) Handset
12 1 (0.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.67%) Linux
2 24 (6.40%) Windows
3 11 (2.93%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.40%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.60%) Unix
6 4 (1.07%) Android
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.80%) MVC
2 103 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (18.13%) Web Development
4 48 (12.80%) TDD
5 39 (10.40%) Web Application Development
6 38 (10.13%) Kanban
7 35 (9.33%) Dependency Injection
7 35 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 32 (8.53%) BDD
9 28 (7.47%) OO
10 27 (7.20%) Multithreading
11 22 (5.87%) SDLC
12 21 (5.60%) Scrum
13 19 (5.07%) Front End Development
14 15 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (4.00%) OOP
14 15 (4.00%) Project Management
15 14 (3.73%) Mobile Development
16 13 (3.47%) Analytics
16 13 (3.47%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 162 (43.20%) C#
2 120 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 105 (28.00%) SQL
4 56 (14.93%) PHP
5 43 (11.47%) Java
6 41 (10.93%) Ruby
7 39 (10.40%) VB.NET
8 31 (8.27%) C++
9 26 (6.93%) F#
10 17 (4.53%) Python
11 14 (3.73%) C
12 13 (3.47%) VB
13 10 (2.67%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.60%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.60%) Perl
15 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.27%) ABAP
17 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (21.87%) Degree
2 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) HND
4 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) CCNA
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (6.93%) Kibana
2 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.27%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) Nmap
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.00%) Google
3 24 (6.40%) Oracle
4 15 (4.00%) SAP
5 9 (2.40%) Apple
6 6 (1.60%) Adobe
7 5 (1.33%) VMware
8 3 (0.80%) Facebook
8 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.80%) Zend
9 1 (0.27%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.27%) Capita
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco
9 1 (0.27%) Epicor
9 1 (0.27%) Sage
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Wonderware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: £18000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
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Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + company benefits
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sale
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum DOE
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Altrincham
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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