(Junior) Developer & Business Reporting Specialist

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum + Numerous Benefits

My client are looking to recruit a Junior Developer based at their office near Stockport, Cheshire. Ideally you’ll have a background in either Python or PHP.
The principle role of the successful candidate will be to develop, optimise, maintain and support new and existing (bespoke) systems, websites and apps, as well as develop and maintain business reporting, to meet the demands and needs of our clients and the business in general.

A starting salary of £20,000 – £25,000 depending on experience
Full Time, 37.5h Week. Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm


  • Assisting with researching, designing and writing new software, applications and website
  • Supporting existing third-party applications and bespoke in-house applications
  • Responsible for business reporting, maintaining existing reports and creating new ones from various systems and applications
  • Testing new programs and fault finding;
  • Evaluating software and systems
  • Developing existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification;
  • Integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together;
  • Creating technical specifications and test plans;
  • Writing and testing code and then refining and rewriting as necessary;
  • Writing operational and technical documentation;
  • Maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects;
  • Working closely with other staff, such as project managers
  • Consulting clients and colleagues concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems;
  • Investigating new technologies;
  • Continually updating technical knowledge and skills


  • Must have working strong working knowledge of either PHP or Python, SQL / Database

Desired but not essential

  • Crystal Reports, WordPress, CSS, xml, apache, Linux, Symfony, Ruby on Rails, HTML, MYSQL, JavaScript, jQuery
  • technical competency;
  • the ability to communicate with clients, colleagues and management to explain complex issues clearly and concisely;
  • a meticulous and organised approach to work;
  • a logical, analytical and creative approach to problems;
  • thoroughness and attention to detail;
  • business skills and commercial awareness;
  • the ability to work both in a team and alone and to manage your own workload;
  • career motivation and a willingness to continue to further your knowledge and skills;
  • an ability to learn new skills and technologies quickly;
  • an awareness of current issues affecting the industry and its technologies

Interested in hearing more? Apply directly or give us a call on 0161 457 1175.

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