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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 87 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 31 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.73% 1.09% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.16% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 23
Average salary £22,250 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
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
1723 1470 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 94.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1284 1368
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
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 January 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 61 (63.54%) HTML
2 52 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 51 (53.13%) CSS
4 45 (46.88%) jQuery
5 44 (45.83%) .NET
6 40 (41.67%) C#
7 30 (31.25%) MVC
7 30 (31.25%) SQL
8 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 27 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 26 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (26.04%) HTML5
12 22 (22.92%) CSS3
12 22 (22.92%) Degree
13 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
14 19 (19.79%) Scrum
14 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (19.79%) TDD
15 18 (18.75%) CMS
16 16 (16.67%) Photoshop
16 16 (16.67%) PHP
16 16 (16.67%) LINQ
17 15 (15.63%) Web Design
18 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
19 13 (13.54%) JSON
19 13 (13.54%) Ajax
19 13 (13.54%) Umbraco
19 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (13.54%) Retail

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (18.75%) CMS
2 13 (13.54%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.21%) WordPress
4 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Office
5 1 (1.04%) MS Project
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Magento
2 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) Extranet
1 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (12.50%) MySQL
4 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.04%) Informix
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.04%) PVCS
4 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (13.54%) Retail
2 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Advertising
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Finance
6 2 (2.08%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (63.54%) HTML
2 51 (53.13%) CSS
3 45 (46.88%) jQuery
4 44 (45.83%) .NET
5 25 (26.04%) HTML5
6 22 (22.92%) CSS3
7 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 16 (16.67%) LINQ
9 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 13 (13.54%) JSON
10 13 (13.54%) Ajax
11 12 (12.50%) Web Services
11 12 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (12.50%) Sass
11 12 (12.50%) LESS
12 6 (6.25%) WCF
13 5 (5.21%) XML
13 5 (5.21%) EDI
13 5 (5.21%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.21%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Open Source
3 5 (5.21%) Blog
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) PMI
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) MVC
2 27 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 26 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.79%) Scrum
4 19 (19.79%) TDD
5 15 (15.63%) Web Design
6 12 (12.50%) BDD
7 11 (11.46%) OO
8 8 (8.33%) OOP
8 8 (8.33%) OOD
9 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.25%) Web Development
10 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.25%) CRM
10 6 (6.25%) ITIL
11 5 (5.21%) SEO
11 5 (5.21%) ITSM
11 5 (5.21%) OO PHP
11 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 40 (41.67%) C#
3 30 (31.25%) SQL
4 16 (16.67%) PHP
5 13 (13.54%) Java
6 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.21%) ABAP
7 5 (5.21%) C
8 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 4 (4.17%) Python
9 3 (3.13%) PHP5
10 2 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.04%) VB6
11 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) MCP
3 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Adobe
3 6 (6.25%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Remedy
4 5 (5.21%) Zend
5 3 (3.13%) BT
6 2 (2.08%) Apple
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.04%) Sage
7 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
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