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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 86 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 35 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 0.82% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.86% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 20
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,500 £37,750
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
1714 1388 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.06% 95.00% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1198 1330
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (68.29%) HTML
2 51 (62.20%) JavaScript
3 50 (60.98%) .NET
4 46 (56.10%) CSS
5 43 (52.44%) C#
6 37 (45.12%) jQuery
7 36 (43.90%) MVC
8 31 (37.80%) SQL
9 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
11 23 (28.05%) TDD
11 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET
12 22 (26.83%) Degree
13 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (23.17%) Scrum
14 19 (23.17%) PHP
15 17 (20.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (20.73%) HTML5
15 17 (20.73%) .NET Framework
15 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
16 16 (19.51%) BDD
17 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio
17 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
18 14 (17.07%) LINQ
18 14 (17.07%) CSS3
19 13 (15.85%) JSON
19 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (15.85%) OO
19 13 (15.85%) MySQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (10.98%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.10%) WordPress
3 4 (4.88%) Node.js
4 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.44%) MS Office
4 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Magento
2 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.22%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.22%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.22%) Intranet
1 1 (1.22%) Internet
1 1 (1.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.85%) MySQL
4 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (14.63%) ReSharper
4 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (14.63%) Telecoms
1 12 (14.63%) Retail
2 4 (4.88%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (68.29%) HTML
2 50 (60.98%) .NET
3 46 (56.10%) CSS
4 37 (45.12%) jQuery
5 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET
6 17 (20.73%) .NET Framework
6 17 (20.73%) HTML5
7 14 (17.07%) CSS3
7 14 (17.07%) LINQ
8 13 (15.85%) JSON
9 12 (14.63%) Ajax
9 12 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (10.98%) Web Services
11 8 (9.76%) WCF
12 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.10%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (6.10%) Zend Framework
13 5 (6.10%) XML
14 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) User Experience
3 5 (6.10%) Blog
3 5 (6.10%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) PMI
4 1 (1.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 8 (9.76%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) MVC
2 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.05%) TDD
4 19 (23.17%) Scrum
5 17 (20.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (19.51%) BDD
7 13 (15.85%) OO
8 10 (12.20%) OOD
9 8 (9.76%) OOP
10 6 (7.32%) CRM
10 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.10%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Web Development
11 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Web Design
11 5 (6.10%) SEO
11 5 (6.10%) OO PHP
12 4 (4.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.20%) JavaScript
2 43 (52.44%) C#
3 31 (37.80%) SQL
4 19 (23.17%) PHP
5 13 (15.85%) Java
6 12 (14.63%) VB.NET
7 8 (9.76%) Ruby
8 7 (8.54%) VB
9 5 (6.10%) C
10 4 (4.88%) Python
11 3 (3.66%) PHP5
12 2 (2.44%) VBScript
13 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.22%) R
13 1 (1.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) VCP4
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) BT
2 5 (6.10%) Zend
3 3 (3.66%) Adobe
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 2 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (1.22%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Ektron
5 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix
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