Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 97 121
Rank change year-on-year -38 +24 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 300 378 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.35% 3.10% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.19% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 272 351 266
North West median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £34,875 £33,750 £34,750
England median annual salary £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.36% +1.82% -

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 12315 11862 12696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9857 9989 10442
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 £23,008
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 October 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 October 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 -20 196 £25,000 - 13
Cheshire -76 53 £25,000 - 4
Merseyside +26 24 £23,750 -12.04%
Lancashire +1 18 £23,500 +4.44% 3
Cumbria -1 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 119 (39.67%) C#
2 108 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 104 (34.67%) .NET
4 103 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (33.33%) CSS
6 98 (32.67%) HTML
7 92 (30.67%) MVC
8 88 (29.33%) SQL
9 81 (27.00%) AngularJS
10 78 (26.00%) ASP.NET
11 72 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 64 (21.33%) jQuery
13 58 (19.33%) Java
13 58 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (19.00%) Degree
15 56 (18.67%) TDD
16 55 (18.33%) .NET Framework
17 52 (17.33%) Web Development
17 52 (17.33%) Computer Science
18 51 (17.00%) Amazon AWS
19 49 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 49 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (14.67%) PHP
20 44 (14.67%) Entity Framework
21 43 (14.33%) BDD
22 42 (14.00%) OO
23 39 (13.00%) Git (software)
23 39 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (13.00%) RESTful
24 38 (12.67%) 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 29 (9.67%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.33%) Apache
3 13 (4.33%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.33%) CMS
5 6 (2.00%) WordPress
6 4 (1.33%) IIS
7 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.00%) GIMP
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.33%) Maya
6 1 (0.33%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (2.67%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.33%) Magento
3 3 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.00%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.67%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.33%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (2.33%) GitHub
5 6 (2.00%) SaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.00%) npm
6 3 (1.00%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
7 1 (0.33%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) Internet
2 5 (1.67%) HTTP
3 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (1.00%) RFID
3 3 (1.00%) Wireless
4 2 (0.67%) DHCP
4 2 (0.67%) PBX
5 1 (0.33%) IMAP
5 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
5 1 (0.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) SMTP
5 1 (0.33%) SNMP
5 1 (0.33%) SS7
5 1 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.00%) MySQL
3 32 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 30 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (5.00%) Big Data
6 13 (4.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (4.33%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.00%) SAP HANA
9 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.00%) DB2
12 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.67%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.67%) Power BI
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.33%) TeamCity
3 16 (5.33%) Subversion
4 12 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.00%) JIRA
6 6 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.33%) JUnit
8 3 (1.00%) git-flow
8 3 (1.00%) Maven
8 3 (1.00%) Xcode
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.67%) Gradle
9 2 (0.67%) gulp
9 2 (0.67%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.67%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 35 (11.67%) Games
2 28 (9.33%) Retail
3 24 (8.00%) Finance
4 15 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.00%) Marketing
5 10 (3.33%) Automotive
6 8 (2.67%) Advertising
7 6 (2.00%) Banking
8 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.33%) Legal
10 3 (1.00%) French Language
11 2 (0.67%) German Language
11 2 (0.67%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (34.67%) .NET
2 100 (33.33%) CSS
3 98 (32.67%) HTML
4 81 (27.00%) AngularJS
5 78 (26.00%) ASP.NET
6 64 (21.33%) jQuery
7 58 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (18.33%) .NET Framework
9 49 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 44 (14.67%) Entity Framework
11 39 (13.00%) RESTful
12 33 (11.00%) HTML5
12 33 (11.00%) WCF
13 31 (10.33%) KnockoutJS
13 31 (10.33%) Web Services
13 31 (10.33%) WPF
14 29 (9.67%) MSMQ
15 23 (7.67%) XML
16 21 (7.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 15 (5.00%) iPad
3 8 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.33%) User Experience
6 3 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.00%) Digital Signage
6 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.00%) Fintech
6 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.67%) FMCG
7 2 (0.67%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.33%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.67%) Linux
2 16 (5.33%) Windows
3 9 (3.00%) Android
4 8 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.00%) Unix
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.67%) MVC
3 56 (18.67%) TDD
4 52 (17.33%) Web Development
5 43 (14.33%) BDD
6 42 (14.00%) OO
7 38 (12.67%) Kanban
8 33 (11.00%) Web Application Development
9 32 (10.67%) Software Engineering
10 31 (10.33%) Dependency Injection
11 29 (9.67%) Multithreading
12 25 (8.33%) Test Automation
13 24 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.33%) Analytics
14 19 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 19 (6.33%) Open Source
14 19 (6.33%) Scrum
14 19 (6.33%) SDLC
15 18 (6.00%) OOP
15 18 (6.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.67%) C#
2 108 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 88 (29.33%) SQL
4 58 (19.33%) Java
5 44 (14.67%) PHP
6 32 (10.67%) Ruby
7 29 (9.67%) F#
8 24 (8.00%) Python
9 15 (5.00%) Scala
9 15 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.67%) C++
11 13 (4.33%) Clojure
11 13 (4.33%) Haskell
12 11 (3.67%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.67%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.67%) VB
14 4 (1.33%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.33%) C
15 3 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (19.00%) Degree
2 10 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.33%) CCNA
3 4 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.33%) HND
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.67%) CCENT
4 2 (0.67%) CCIE
4 2 (0.67%) CCNP
4 2 (0.67%) MCITP
4 2 (0.67%) MCPD
4 2 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.33%) MCSD
5 1 (0.33%) MCTS
5 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) GCP
3 1 (0.33%) Basel II
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (9.67%) Kibana
2 2 (0.67%) Ansible
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.00%) Google
3 10 (3.33%) SAP
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle
5 4 (1.33%) VMware
6 3 (1.00%) Apple
6 3 (1.00%) Sybase
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe
7 2 (0.67%) Avaya
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco
7 2 (0.67%) Citrix
7 2 (0.67%) Veeam
8 1 (0.33%) BT
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) Mitel
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.33%) Sage
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.33%) Zend