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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 95 72 93
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 34 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 2.72% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.89% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 28
Average salary £25,000 £25,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +14.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,050 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £28,000 £25,500
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
1890 1837 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.47% 94.21% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1589 1672
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 July 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (61.25%) .NET
2 43 (53.75%) C#
3 40 (50.00%) HTML
4 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (40.00%) CSS
6 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 30 (37.50%) MVC
6 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
7 29 (36.25%) Computer Science
8 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
10 21 (26.25%) Degree
10 21 (26.25%) jQuery
11 18 (22.50%) VB
11 18 (22.50%) PHP
12 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
12 17 (21.25%) Web Application Development
13 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (18.75%) WCF
13 15 (18.75%) Java
13 15 (18.75%) Visual Studio
14 14 (17.50%) SQL
14 14 (17.50%) TDD
14 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
15 13 (16.25%) C++
16 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
16 12 (15.00%) Node.js
17 11 (13.75%) Games
18 10 (12.50%) Ruby

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (15.00%) Node.js
2 5 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Project
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.50%) Subversion
4 3 (3.75%) NUnit
4 3 (3.75%) MSTest
4 3 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.75%) Moq
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.25%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.25%) Introscope
6 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 11 (13.75%) Games
2 6 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) .NET
2 40 (50.00%) HTML
3 32 (40.00%) CSS
4 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 21 (26.25%) jQuery
6 15 (18.75%) WCF
6 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.50%) RESTful
9 9 (11.25%) HTML5
9 9 (11.25%) JSF
9 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (10.00%) XML
10 8 (10.00%) WPF
11 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (5.00%) CSS3
14 3 (3.75%) Unity DI Container
14 3 (3.75%) Castle Windsor
14 3 (3.75%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Blog
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) UNIX
3 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) MVC
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Web Application Development
3 14 (17.50%) TDD
3 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.25%) BDD
5 6 (7.50%) Scrum
6 5 (6.25%) OO
6 5 (6.25%) OOD
6 5 (6.25%) Open Source
7 4 (5.00%) MVVM
7 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.00%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (3.75%) Game Development
8 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.75%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (3.75%) Kanban
9 2 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) C#
2 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 18 (22.50%) VB
4 18 (22.50%) PHP
5 15 (18.75%) Java
6 14 (17.50%) SQL
7 13 (16.25%) C++
8 10 (12.50%) VBScript
8 10 (12.50%) Ruby
9 3 (3.75%) Python
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.25%) R
11 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCSD
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) BT
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe
3 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.25%) Ektron
4 1 (1.25%) hybris
4 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Zend
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