The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Junior
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 79 104
Rank change year-on-year -27 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 192 186 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.80% 3.32% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.39% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 164 171 139
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 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

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 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -17 127 £25,000 - 29
Cheshire -58 30 £25,000 - 8
Merseyside +10 15 £23,750 -12.03% 7
Lancashire -1 11 £23,500 - 5
Cumbria +2 2 £27,500 -
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 163 (43.47%) C#
2 141 (37.60%) .NET
3 127 (33.87%) HTML
4 125 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 121 (32.27%) SQL Server
6 112 (29.87%) CSS
7 110 (29.33%) SQL
8 107 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (26.13%) ASP.NET
10 96 (25.60%) Degree
11 85 (22.67%) MVC
12 75 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 72 (19.20%) Java
14 66 (17.60%) jQuery
15 64 (17.07%) Microsoft
16 61 (16.27%) Computer Science
17 57 (15.20%) Web Development
17 57 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 53 (14.13%) .NET Framework
20 51 (13.60%) MySQL
20 51 (13.60%) TDD
21 47 (12.53%) PHP
22 46 (12.27%) Entity Framework
22 46 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
23 45 (12.00%) Ruby
24 44 (11.73%) HTML5
24 44 (11.73%) Games
25 41 (10.93%) OO
25 41 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API

Junior 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 31 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.53%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.73%) Apache
3 14 (3.73%) WordPress
4 9 (2.40%) CMS
5 8 (2.13%) OpenEdge
6 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.07%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.07%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) IIS
9 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.20%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.80%) InDesign
4 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.53%) GIMP
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.27%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.27%) Maya
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.20%) SAP MM
1 12 (3.20%) SAP PP
2 3 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.47%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (2.67%) GitHub
5 3 (0.80%) Office 365
6 2 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.27%) Force.com
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.27%) HTTP
2 13 (3.47%) Internet
3 6 (1.60%) VoIP
4 5 (1.33%) DNS
4 5 (1.33%) ISDN
4 5 (1.33%) LAN
4 5 (1.33%) WAN
5 4 (1.07%) Broadband
6 3 (0.80%) PBX
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) IMAP
7 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.27%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (32.27%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.60%) MySQL
3 33 (8.80%) MongoDB
4 31 (8.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (4.53%) Big Data
6 17 (4.53%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (3.20%) SAP HANA
10 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (2.67%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.07%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.07%) Power BI
13 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.20%) TeamCity
3 15 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 12 (3.20%) JIRA
5 8 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.87%) Subversion
7 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.80%) Moq
8 3 (0.80%) NUnit
9 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.53%) git-flow
9 2 (0.53%) gulp
9 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.27%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 1 (0.27%) webpack
10 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 44 (11.73%) Games
2 33 (8.80%) Finance
3 19 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.00%) Marketing
5 14 (3.73%) Retail
6 12 (3.20%) Legal
7 10 (2.67%) Advertising
8 5 (1.33%) Billing
9 4 (1.07%) Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Local Government
10 3 (0.80%) Publishing
10 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.53%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (37.60%) .NET
2 127 (33.87%) HTML
3 112 (29.87%) CSS
4 98 (26.13%) ASP.NET
5 75 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 66 (17.60%) jQuery
7 56 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 53 (14.13%) .NET Framework
9 46 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (12.27%) Entity Framework
10 44 (11.73%) HTML5
11 41 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (10.13%) Web Services
13 34 (9.07%) WCF
13 34 (9.07%) WPF
14 33 (8.80%) RESTful
15 30 (8.00%) Node.js
16 29 (7.73%) MSMQ
17 27 (7.20%) KnockoutJS
18 22 (5.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.27%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.87%) iPad
3 15 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.47%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.20%) User Experience
6 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.60%) Animation
9 5 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.07%) PKI
10 4 (1.07%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) Digital Signage
11 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) FMCG
11 2 (0.53%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.53%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.87%) Linux
1 22 (5.87%) Windows
2 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.87%) Android
4 6 (1.60%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.80%) Unix
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (22.67%) MVC
3 57 (15.20%) Web Development
4 51 (13.60%) TDD
5 41 (10.93%) OO
6 39 (10.40%) SDLC
7 37 (9.87%) BDD
8 36 (9.60%) Software Engineering
9 33 (8.80%) Kanban
10 32 (8.53%) Web Application Development
11 30 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
12 27 (7.20%) Multithreading
13 23 (6.13%) Open Source
14 22 (5.87%) Analytics
15 21 (5.60%) Project Management
16 20 (5.33%) Front End Development
17 18 (4.80%) Test Automation
18 17 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (4.53%) OOP
19 15 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 163 (43.47%) C#
2 125 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 110 (29.33%) SQL
4 72 (19.20%) Java
5 47 (12.53%) PHP
6 45 (12.00%) Ruby
7 33 (8.80%) Python
8 27 (7.20%) F#
9 26 (6.93%) C++
10 19 (5.07%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.73%) VB.NET
12 13 (3.47%) Clojure
12 13 (3.47%) Haskell
12 13 (3.47%) Scala
13 10 (2.67%) C
14 9 (2.40%) VB
15 5 (1.33%) Perl
16 3 (0.80%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.53%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (25.60%) Degree
2 10 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.07%) CCNA
3 4 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.80%) HND
5 2 (0.53%) CCIE
5 2 (0.53%) CCNP
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.53%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) CCENT
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCITP
6 1 (0.27%) MCPD
6 1 (0.27%) MCSA
6 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.13%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) PMO
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (7.20%) Kibana
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.47%) Google
3 23 (6.13%) Oracle
4 17 (4.53%) SAP
5 10 (2.67%) VMware
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe
6 3 (0.80%) Apple
6 3 (0.80%) Cisco
7 2 (0.53%) Avaya
7 2 (0.53%) Veeam
7 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.53%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) BT
8 1 (0.27%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.27%) Mitel
8 1 (0.27%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.27%) Qubit
8 1 (0.27%) Sage
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
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