Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 103 132
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 322 371 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 2.98% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 3.07% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 298 336 254
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,175 £20,375 £19,000
90th Percentile £36,375 £33,250 £35,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

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 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
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 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 -10 215 £25,000 - 24
Cheshire -80 56 £24,250 -3.00% 6
Merseyside +31 23 £25,000 -9.09% 5
Lancashire +8 22 £21,500 -4.44% 3
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 125 (38.82%) C#
2 119 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (36.02%) HTML
4 114 (35.40%) JavaScript
5 113 (35.09%) CSS
6 109 (33.85%) .NET
7 100 (31.06%) MVC
8 88 (27.33%) SQL
8 88 (27.33%) ASP.NET
9 83 (25.78%) AngularJS
10 73 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 70 (21.74%) jQuery
12 69 (21.43%) Degree
13 61 (18.94%) Web Development
14 60 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 60 (18.63%) Java
15 59 (18.32%) Computer Science
16 58 (18.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 57 (17.70%) .NET Framework
18 56 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
19 55 (17.08%) TDD
20 51 (15.84%) PHP
21 48 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
22 45 (13.98%) BDD
22 45 (13.98%) Entity Framework
22 45 (13.98%) Google
23 43 (13.35%) OO
24 42 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
24 42 (13.04%) RESTful
25 39 (12.11%) Kanban

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 34 (10.56%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.35%) Apache
3 13 (4.04%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.11%) CMS
5 6 (1.86%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.86%) WordPress
6 4 (1.24%) IIS
6 4 (1.24%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.42%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.93%) GIMP
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.31%) InDesign
6 1 (0.31%) Maya
6 1 (0.31%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.24%) Magento
3 3 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.93%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.62%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.31%) Shopify
5 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.42%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (2.80%) GitHub
5 6 (1.86%) SaaS
6 5 (1.55%) Office 365
7 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.31%) Heroku
8 1 (0.31%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) Internet
2 4 (1.24%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) DNS
3 3 (0.93%) RFID
3 3 (0.93%) Wireless
4 2 (0.62%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) Broadband
5 1 (0.31%) IMAP
5 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.31%) PBX
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) SNMP
5 1 (0.31%) SS7
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.11%) MongoDB
3 33 (10.25%) MySQL
3 33 (10.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (5.28%) Big Data
5 13 (4.04%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (3.11%) SAP HANA
8 9 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.55%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.93%) DB2
12 3 (0.93%) Power BI
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.56%) TeamCity
3 14 (4.35%) Subversion
4 11 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.48%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.48%) JIRA
6 5 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.55%) Maven
6 5 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.24%) gulp
7 4 (1.24%) JUnit
7 4 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (0.93%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.93%) git-flow
8 3 (0.93%) Gradle
8 3 (0.93%) Grunt
8 3 (0.93%) Mocha
8 3 (0.93%) Xcode
9 2 (0.62%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 38 (11.80%) Games
2 27 (8.39%) Retail
3 20 (6.21%) Finance
4 15 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.35%) Marketing
6 10 (3.11%) Advertising
6 10 (3.11%) Automotive
7 6 (1.86%) Banking
7 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.24%) Legal
8 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.93%) French Language
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Military
10 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (36.02%) HTML
2 113 (35.09%) CSS
3 109 (33.85%) .NET
4 88 (27.33%) ASP.NET
5 83 (25.78%) AngularJS
6 70 (21.74%) jQuery
7 60 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (18.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 57 (17.70%) .NET Framework
10 48 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 45 (13.98%) Entity Framework
12 42 (13.04%) RESTful
13 36 (11.18%) WCF
14 34 (10.56%) HTML5
14 34 (10.56%) KnockoutJS
15 33 (10.25%) WPF
16 32 (9.94%) MSMQ
17 31 (9.63%) Web Services
18 25 (7.76%) Node.js
19 23 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.32%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.35%) iPad
3 13 (4.04%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.17%) User Experience
5 6 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.24%) Blog
6 4 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (0.93%) Digital Signage
7 3 (0.93%) FMCG
7 3 (0.93%) Life Science
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.62%) Fintech
8 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.83%) Linux
2 16 (4.97%) Android
3 14 (4.35%) Windows
4 11 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.93%) Unix
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (31.06%) MVC
3 61 (18.94%) Web Development
4 55 (17.08%) TDD
5 45 (13.98%) BDD
6 43 (13.35%) OO
7 39 (12.11%) Kanban
8 37 (11.49%) Web Application Development
9 34 (10.56%) Dependency Injection
9 34 (10.56%) Software Engineering
10 32 (9.94%) Multithreading
11 25 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.14%) Front End Development
12 23 (7.14%) Scrum
12 23 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 22 (6.83%) Analytics
13 22 (6.83%) Open Source
13 22 (6.83%) SDLC
14 21 (6.52%) Project Management
15 20 (6.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 125 (38.82%) C#
2 114 (35.40%) JavaScript
3 88 (27.33%) SQL
4 60 (18.63%) Java
5 51 (15.84%) PHP
6 38 (11.80%) Ruby
7 32 (9.94%) F#
8 24 (7.45%) Python
9 14 (4.35%) Scala
9 14 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.42%) C++
10 11 (3.42%) Clojure
10 11 (3.42%) Haskell
11 9 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.55%) ABAP
12 5 (1.55%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.55%) C
12 5 (1.55%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.55%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (21.43%) Degree
2 15 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.55%) CCNA
4 5 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.55%) HND
5 4 (1.24%) MCITP
5 4 (1.24%) MCSA
6 3 (0.93%) MCPD
7 2 (0.62%) CCENT
7 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.62%) MCTS
7 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CCIE
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCSD
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) GCP
3 2 (0.62%) PMO
4 1 (0.31%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (9.94%) Kibana
2 2 (0.62%) Ansible
2 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
2 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (13.98%) Google
2 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.04%) SAP
4 9 (2.80%) Twitter
5 8 (2.48%) VMware
6 7 (2.17%) Adobe
6 7 (2.17%) Oracle
7 3 (0.93%) Apple
7 3 (0.93%) Sybase
8 2 (0.62%) Citrix
8 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.31%) Avaya
9 1 (0.31%) BT
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco
9 1 (0.31%) HP
9 1 (0.31%) Mitel
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.31%) Veeam
9 1 (0.31%) Zend