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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 90 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 40 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 1.01% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.07% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 23
Average salary £21,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,750 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
1964 1771 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.11% 94.20% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1575 1380
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 65 (60.19%) HTML
2 57 (52.78%) CSS
3 54 (50.00%) jQuery
3 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 42 (38.89%) C#
5 41 (37.96%) .NET
6 37 (34.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (29.63%) HTML5
8 29 (26.85%) CSS3
9 28 (25.93%) SQL
9 28 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 28 (25.93%) CMS
10 26 (24.07%) Photoshop
10 26 (24.07%) MVC
10 26 (24.07%) Degree
11 25 (23.15%) Web Design
11 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (21.30%) Umbraco
13 22 (20.37%) Adobe
13 22 (20.37%) Sass
13 22 (20.37%) LESS
14 19 (17.59%) TDD
14 19 (17.59%) Scrum
15 16 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (14.81%) LINQ
15 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
15 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET
16 15 (13.89%) Ajax
16 15 (13.89%) PHP
16 15 (13.89%) Java

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (25.93%) CMS
2 23 (21.30%) Umbraco
3 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.56%) WordPress
5 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) FileNet
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.78%) MS Office
4 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.56%) Magento
3 5 (4.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (8.33%) MySQL
5 4 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) Informix
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 12 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.93%) PVCS
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.26%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Advertising
4 4 (3.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Finance
6 2 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (60.19%) HTML
2 57 (52.78%) CSS
3 54 (50.00%) jQuery
4 41 (37.96%) .NET
5 32 (29.63%) HTML5
6 29 (26.85%) CSS3
7 22 (20.37%) Sass
7 22 (20.37%) LESS
8 16 (14.81%) LINQ
8 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
9 15 (13.89%) Ajax
10 13 (12.04%) JSON
11 12 (11.11%) Web Services
11 12 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (7.41%) Spring
12 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.56%) WCF
14 5 (4.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.63%) User Experience
2 5 (4.63%) Blog
2 5 (4.63%) Open Source
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.85%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Responsive Web Design
2 26 (24.07%) MVC
3 25 (23.15%) Web Design
3 25 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.59%) TDD
4 19 (17.59%) Scrum
5 12 (11.11%) BDD
6 10 (9.26%) CRM
7 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.41%) OOP
8 8 (7.41%) OO
9 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.56%) ITIL
10 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.56%) Web Development
11 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.63%) Logistics
11 5 (4.63%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.63%) ITSM
11 5 (4.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (38.89%) C#
3 28 (25.93%) SQL
4 15 (13.89%) PHP
4 15 (13.89%) Java
5 5 (4.63%) ABAP
6 4 (3.70%) Ruby
6 4 (3.70%) Python
6 4 (3.70%) C
7 3 (2.78%) VB
7 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.85%) PHP5
9 1 (0.93%) R
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
9 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) MCP
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Adobe
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) SAP
3 5 (4.63%) Remedy
3 5 (4.63%) Zend
4 2 (1.85%) Citrix
4 2 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) Sage
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.93%) Kofax
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