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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 103 86 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 25 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 2.16% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.29% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 16
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £28,000 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
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
1861 2012 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.85% 94.33% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1707 1786
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 41 (73.21%) .NET
2 40 (71.43%) C#
3 36 (64.29%) HTML
4 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 29 (51.79%) CSS
6 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
8 25 (44.64%) MVC
9 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
11 19 (33.93%) jQuery
11 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (33.93%) VB.NET
12 15 (26.79%) PHP
13 14 (25.00%) Degree
13 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (23.21%) Web Application Development
14 13 (23.21%) WCF
14 13 (23.21%) SQL
14 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
15 12 (21.43%) TDD
15 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
16 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
16 11 (19.64%) Java
16 11 (19.64%) C++
16 11 (19.64%) VB
17 9 (16.07%) XML
17 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
17 9 (16.07%) HTML5
18 8 (14.29%) Node.js

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (14.29%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) WordPress
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) NUnit
5 3 (5.36%) MSTest
5 3 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.36%) Moq
6 1 (1.79%) Mocha
6 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.79%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.79%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (73.21%) .NET
2 36 (64.29%) HTML
3 29 (51.79%) CSS
4 28 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (33.93%) jQuery
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (23.21%) WCF
8 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.07%) HTML5
8 9 (16.07%) XML
9 8 (14.29%) WPF
10 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.71%) RESTful
11 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.71%) JSF
12 4 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (5.36%) Unity DI Container
13 3 (5.36%) Ajax
13 3 (5.36%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (5.36%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Blog
4 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) MVC
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Web Application Development
4 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.93%) BDD
7 4 (7.14%) MVVM
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Kanban
8 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.36%) OOP
8 3 (5.36%) OO
9 2 (3.57%) Time Management
9 2 (3.57%) OOD
9 2 (3.57%) Open Source
10 1 (1.79%) SIEM
10 1 (1.79%) Analytics
10 1 (1.79%) Cyber Security
10 1 (1.79%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) C#
2 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) VB.NET
4 15 (26.79%) PHP
5 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 11 (19.64%) C++
6 11 (19.64%) Java
6 11 (19.64%) VB
7 7 (12.50%) VBScript
8 5 (8.93%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) Python
10 1 (1.79%) R
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Zend
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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