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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 94 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 26 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 9
Average salary £22,250 £21,375 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.09% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,250 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,700 £43,500
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
1734 1425 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.85% 94.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1242 1360
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 30 January 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 54 (77.14%) HTML
2 50 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 49 (70.00%) CSS
4 44 (62.86%) .NET
5 43 (61.43%) jQuery
6 40 (57.14%) C#
7 30 (42.86%) MVC
8 29 (41.43%) SQL
9 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
9 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (32.86%) HTML5
12 20 (28.57%) CSS3
12 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
13 19 (27.14%) Scrum
13 19 (27.14%) TDD
14 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (24.29%) Degree
16 16 (22.86%) LINQ
16 16 (22.86%) CMS
16 16 (22.86%) PHP
17 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (18.57%) JSON
18 13 (18.57%) Ajax
18 13 (18.57%) Java
18 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
18 13 (18.57%) Web Design
18 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (17.14%) BDD

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (22.86%) CMS
2 11 (15.71%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.14%) WordPress
4 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
2 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) Extranet
1 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (17.14%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
1 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (17.14%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (77.14%) HTML
2 49 (70.00%) CSS
3 44 (62.86%) .NET
4 43 (61.43%) jQuery
5 23 (32.86%) HTML5
6 20 (28.57%) CSS3
6 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 16 (22.86%) LINQ
8 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 13 (18.57%) JSON
9 13 (18.57%) Ajax
10 12 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (15.71%) Web Services
12 10 (14.29%) Sass
12 10 (14.29%) LESS
13 6 (8.57%) WCF
14 5 (7.14%) XML
14 5 (7.14%) Zend Framework
15 4 (5.71%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.14%) Open Source
3 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 5 (7.14%) Blog
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) MVC
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (27.14%) Scrum
4 19 (27.14%) TDD
5 13 (18.57%) Web Design
6 12 (17.14%) BDD
7 11 (15.71%) OO
8 8 (11.43%) OOD
8 8 (11.43%) OOP
9 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) CRM
10 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.14%) OO PHP
11 5 (7.14%) SEO
11 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
12 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (1.43%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 40 (57.14%) C#
3 29 (41.43%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) PHP
5 13 (18.57%) Java
6 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.71%) Ruby
7 4 (5.71%) Python
7 4 (5.71%) C
8 3 (4.29%) PHP5
9 2 (2.86%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) R
10 1 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCP
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Adobe
3 5 (7.14%) Zend
4 3 (4.29%) BT
5 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) Sage
6 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
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