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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 101 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 31 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.73% 1.23% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.30% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 26
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
1722 1774 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 94.71% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1568 1367
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 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 53 (85.48%) .NET
2 45 (72.58%) C#
3 44 (70.97%) HTML
4 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
5 36 (58.06%) CSS
6 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
7 32 (51.61%) MVC
8 31 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
10 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
11 26 (41.94%) jQuery
12 24 (38.71%) VB.NET
13 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (32.26%) PHP
15 19 (30.65%) Degree
16 18 (29.03%) VB
17 17 (27.42%) Java
17 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
18 16 (25.81%) TDD
19 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
19 14 (22.58%) SQL
19 14 (22.58%) WCF
19 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
19 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
20 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
20 12 (19.35%) Node.js
20 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
21 11 (17.74%) BDD
22 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
22 10 (16.13%) RESTful

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (19.35%) Node.js
2 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.23%) WordPress
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.90%) MySQL
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) NUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.84%) MSTest
3 3 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.84%) Moq
4 2 (3.23%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.61%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) .NET
2 44 (70.97%) HTML
3 36 (58.06%) CSS
4 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
5 26 (41.94%) jQuery
6 14 (22.58%) WCF
6 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
6 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.13%) RESTful
8 9 (14.52%) HTML5
8 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (14.52%) XML
8 9 (14.52%) JSF
9 7 (11.29%) WPF
10 5 (8.06%) Web Services
10 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.06%) CSS3
10 5 (8.06%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (6.45%) LINQ
12 3 (4.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.61%) FMCG
3 1 (1.61%) Blog
3 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) MVC
2 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
4 16 (25.81%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 11 (17.74%) BDD
7 7 (11.29%) Mobile Development
8 6 (9.68%) OOD
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) MVVM
9 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.84%) Kanban
10 3 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.23%) Open Source
11 2 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.23%) Web Development
11 2 (3.23%) CRM
12 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) C#
2 41 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.71%) VB.NET
4 20 (32.26%) PHP
5 18 (29.03%) VB
6 17 (27.42%) Java
7 14 (22.58%) SQL
8 9 (14.52%) VBScript
8 9 (14.52%) Ruby
9 5 (8.06%) C++
10 4 (6.45%) C
11 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) Python
12 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.61%) PHP5
12 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) BT
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Zend
4 1 (1.61%) Ektron
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