The median annual salary for a Junior was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Junior
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 4.92% - 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% - 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Median salary £24,500 - £27,500
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 Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 120 56 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 98.36% 98.25% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 114 44 62
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,850 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Preston

Junior
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Junior in Preston

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 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 Preston region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Laravel
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Symfony
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) PHP

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Laravel
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification