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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 81 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 38 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.19% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.58% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 7 11
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
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
1668 1563 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 95.77% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1359 1323
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 £65,300 £65,000 £63,500
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 27 March 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 (87.88%) .NET
2 48 (72.73%) C#
3 46 (69.70%) JavaScript
4 44 (66.67%) HTML
5 38 (57.58%) CSS
6 36 (54.55%) MVC
7 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 29 (43.94%) SQL
8 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (42.42%) jQuery
9 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
10 25 (37.88%) Computer Science
11 23 (34.85%) TDD
12 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 20 (30.30%) .NET Framework
14 19 (28.79%) Degree
14 19 (28.79%) BDD
15 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
15 18 (27.27%) VB.NET
16 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (22.73%) VB
17 15 (22.73%) PHP
17 15 (22.73%) Scrum
18 14 (21.21%) Java
19 13 (19.70%) JSON
20 12 (18.18%) LINQ
20 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
20 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
21 11 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.12%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.03%) WordPress
3 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (15.15%) MySQL
4 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 12 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (16.67%) ReSharper
4 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (87.88%) .NET
2 44 (66.67%) HTML
3 38 (57.58%) CSS
4 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 28 (42.42%) jQuery
5 20 (30.30%) .NET Framework
6 13 (19.70%) JSON
7 12 (18.18%) LINQ
8 11 (16.67%) Ajax
8 11 (16.67%) WCF
8 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (13.64%) RESTful
10 9 (13.64%) XML
11 8 (12.12%) HTML5
11 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (10.61%) Web Services
13 6 (9.09%) JSF
14 5 (7.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) Blog
3 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) PMI
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Android
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) MVC
2 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) TDD
4 19 (28.79%) BDD
5 15 (22.73%) Scrum
6 11 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (15.15%) Web Application Development
7 10 (15.15%) OO
8 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) OOD
10 6 (9.09%) CRM
11 5 (7.58%) OOP
12 4 (6.06%) Web Development
12 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 2 (3.03%) SEO
14 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
14 2 (3.03%) OO PHP
15 1 (1.52%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) C#
2 46 (69.70%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.94%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 15 (22.73%) VB
5 15 (22.73%) PHP
6 14 (21.21%) Java
7 8 (12.12%) Ruby
8 6 (9.09%) VBScript
9 4 (6.06%) C
10 3 (4.55%) PHP5
11 2 (3.03%) R
11 2 (3.03%) C++
12 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) BT
3 2 (3.03%) Zend
3 2 (3.03%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) Sage
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Ektron
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