The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 86 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 42 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.31% 0.50% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 0.53% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 23
Average salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1753 1712 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.32% 95.32% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1492 1352
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the Birmingham region.

Junior Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Junior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Developer in their job title.

1 58 (86.57%) .NET
2 49 (73.13%) C#
3 48 (71.64%) HTML
4 46 (68.66%) JavaScript
5 42 (62.69%) CSS
6 36 (53.73%) MVC
7 34 (50.75%) ASP.NET
7 34 (50.75%) Computer Science
8 33 (49.25%) SQL Server
9 29 (43.28%) jQuery
10 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
11 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (34.33%) Degree
12 23 (34.33%) VB.NET
13 22 (32.84%) SQL
14 21 (31.34%) PHP
15 20 (29.85%) TDD
16 18 (26.87%) VB
16 18 (26.87%) Visual Studio
17 17 (25.37%) Java
17 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
18 16 (23.88%) Web Application Development
19 15 (22.39%) BDD
20 14 (20.90%) WCF
21 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
21 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
22 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
23 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 11 (16.42%) Node.js
23 11 (16.42%) Mobile Development

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Junior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.42%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.99%) WordPress
4 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (49.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.93%) MySQL
4 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Visual Studio
2 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.96%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.99%) Moq
5 2 (2.99%) MSTest
5 2 (2.99%) NUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.49%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Law
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (86.57%) .NET
2 48 (71.64%) HTML
3 42 (62.69%) CSS
4 34 (50.75%) ASP.NET
5 29 (43.28%) jQuery
6 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
7 14 (20.90%) WCF
8 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (14.93%) RESTful
9 10 (14.93%) XML
10 9 (13.43%) JSF
10 9 (13.43%) HTML5
10 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (11.94%) LINQ
11 8 (11.94%) JSON
12 7 (10.45%) WPF
13 6 (8.96%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (8.96%) Entity Framework
13 6 (8.96%) Ajax
13 6 (8.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.49%) Blog
3 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Apple TV
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) MVC
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) TDD
4 16 (23.88%) Web Application Development
5 15 (22.39%) BDD
6 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.42%) Mobile Development
8 10 (14.93%) Scrum
9 9 (13.43%) OO
10 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (8.96%) OOD
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Web Development
11 4 (5.97%) OOP
12 2 (2.99%) MVVM
12 2 (2.99%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (2.99%) Kanban
12 2 (2.99%) CRM
13 1 (1.49%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) C#
2 46 (68.66%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.33%) VB.NET
4 22 (32.84%) SQL
5 21 (31.34%) PHP
6 18 (26.87%) VB
7 17 (25.37%) Java
8 9 (13.43%) VBScript
8 9 (13.43%) Ruby
9 5 (7.46%) C++
10 4 (5.97%) C
11 3 (4.48%) PHP5
12 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.49%) Python
13 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) BT
3 2 (2.99%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) Sage
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Zend
4 1 (1.49%) Ektron
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