The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 78 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 48 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.64% 0.61% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 0.64% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 11 30
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
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
1753 1723 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 95.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1508 1335
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 £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Birmingham region.

Junior Salary Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Junior 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 in their job title.

1 58 (75.32%) .NET
2 49 (63.64%) C#
3 48 (62.34%) HTML
4 45 (58.44%) JavaScript
5 41 (53.25%) CSS
6 36 (46.75%) MVC
7 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 35 (45.45%) Computer Science
8 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
10 29 (37.66%) jQuery
11 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (31.17%) VB.NET
12 24 (31.17%) Degree
13 22 (28.57%) PHP
13 22 (28.57%) SQL
14 20 (25.97%) TDD
15 18 (23.38%) VB
16 17 (22.08%) Java
16 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
16 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
16 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
17 15 (19.48%) WCF
18 14 (18.18%) BDD
18 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
20 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
20 12 (15.58%) Node.js
21 11 (14.29%) Scrum
21 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Junior 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.58%) Node.js
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.60%) WordPress
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Extranet
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.99%) MySQL
3 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) DTS
6 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
2 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.49%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.90%) MSTest
5 3 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (3.90%) Moq
5 3 (3.90%) NUnit
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.30%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (75.32%) .NET
2 48 (62.34%) HTML
3 41 (53.25%) CSS
4 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 29 (37.66%) jQuery
6 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
7 15 (19.48%) WCF
8 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.99%) HTML5
9 10 (12.99%) RESTful
9 10 (12.99%) XML
10 9 (11.69%) JSF
10 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (10.39%) WPF
12 7 (9.09%) JSON
12 7 (9.09%) LINQ
13 6 (7.79%) Web Services
14 5 (6.49%) Ajax
14 5 (6.49%) Entity Framework
14 5 (6.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Apple TV
4 1 (1.30%) Blog
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) GIS
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) MVC
2 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) TDD
4 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
5 14 (18.18%) BDD
6 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
7 11 (14.29%) Scrum
8 10 (12.99%) Mobile Development
9 9 (11.69%) OO
10 6 (7.79%) OOD
11 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.19%) Web Development
12 4 (5.19%) Project Management
12 4 (5.19%) OOP
13 3 (3.90%) Kanban
13 3 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (3.90%) MVVM
14 2 (2.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.17%) VB.NET
4 22 (28.57%) PHP
4 22 (28.57%) SQL
5 18 (23.38%) VB
6 17 (22.08%) Java
7 9 (11.69%) VBScript
7 9 (11.69%) Ruby
8 5 (6.49%) C
8 5 (6.49%) C++
9 3 (3.90%) PHP5
10 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.30%) R
11 1 (1.30%) Python
11 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCSD
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) BT
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.30%) Ektron
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Sage
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.30%) Zend
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
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