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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 106 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 23 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.14% 2.36% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.50% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 17
Average salary £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,250 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £28,000 £25,500
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
1890 1837 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.47% 94.21% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1589 1672
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 July 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 48 (73.85%) .NET
2 43 (66.15%) C#
3 40 (61.54%) HTML
4 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
5 32 (49.23%) CSS
6 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 30 (46.15%) MVC
7 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
8 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
9 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 25 (38.46%) VB.NET
11 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (32.31%) jQuery
13 19 (29.23%) Degree
14 18 (27.69%) VB
14 18 (27.69%) PHP
15 17 (26.15%) Web Application Development
16 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
16 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (23.08%) WCF
17 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
17 14 (21.54%) TDD
17 14 (21.54%) Java
18 13 (20.00%) SQL
18 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
19 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
19 12 (18.46%) Node.js
20 11 (16.92%) C++
21 10 (15.38%) VBScript
21 10 (15.38%) NoSQL

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (18.46%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) WordPress
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.23%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) MS Access
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) MSTest
4 3 (4.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.62%) Moq
5 1 (1.54%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.54%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (9.23%) Games
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) .NET
2 40 (61.54%) HTML
3 32 (49.23%) CSS
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 21 (32.31%) jQuery
6 15 (23.08%) WCF
6 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
8 10 (15.38%) RESTful
9 9 (13.85%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) JSF
9 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (12.31%) XML
10 8 (12.31%) WPF
11 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (6.15%) CSS3
14 3 (4.62%) Unity DI Container
14 3 (4.62%) Castle Windsor
14 3 (4.62%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Blog
4 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) MVC
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) Web Application Development
4 14 (21.54%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.85%) BDD
6 5 (7.69%) OO
6 5 (7.69%) OOD
7 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) MVVM
7 4 (6.15%) Mobile Development
8 3 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (4.62%) Kanban
9 2 (3.08%) Open Source
9 2 (3.08%) Time Management
9 2 (3.08%) Web Development
10 1 (1.54%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.54%) OWASP
10 1 (1.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 25 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 18 (27.69%) VB
4 18 (27.69%) PHP
5 14 (21.54%) Java
6 13 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (16.92%) C++
8 10 (15.38%) VBScript
9 9 (13.85%) Ruby
10 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.08%) Python
11 1 (1.54%) R
11 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) BT
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Zend
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) Ektron