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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 67 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 68 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.93% 1.40% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.49% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 67 27 19
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,900 £35,000
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
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 September 2014.

Junior Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (53.47%) HTML
2 51 (50.50%) CSS
3 49 (48.51%) jQuery
4 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
5 36 (35.64%) C#
6 35 (34.65%) .NET
7 32 (31.68%) CSS3
8 31 (30.69%) HTML5
8 31 (30.69%) CMS
9 28 (27.72%) Photoshop
10 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
10 26 (25.74%) Web Design
10 26 (25.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (23.76%) Adobe
12 23 (22.77%) Sass
12 23 (22.77%) LESS
12 23 (22.77%) Umbraco
12 23 (22.77%) Degree
13 18 (17.82%) CRM
13 18 (17.82%) Dynamics CRM
14 17 (16.83%) PHP
15 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET
16 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
17 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
17 14 (13.86%) Java
18 13 (12.87%) SQL
18 13 (12.87%) Web Services
19 12 (11.88%) MVC
20 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (10.89%) MySQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (30.69%) CMS
2 23 (22.77%) Umbraco
3 15 (14.85%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.91%) WordPress
5 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.95%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.98%) IIS
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
8 1 (0.99%) FileNet
8 1 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (27.72%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (7.92%) Magento
3 5 (4.95%) WebTrends
3 5 (4.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) MySQL
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.99%) Informix
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
2 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) PVCS
4 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.93%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Billing
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Legal
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (53.47%) HTML
2 51 (50.50%) CSS
3 49 (48.51%) jQuery
4 35 (34.65%) .NET
5 32 (31.68%) CSS3
6 31 (30.69%) HTML5
7 23 (22.77%) Sass
7 23 (22.77%) LESS
8 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET
9 13 (12.87%) Web Services
10 8 (7.92%) Hibernate
10 8 (7.92%) Spring
11 6 (5.94%) Ajax
12 5 (4.95%) Zend Framework
13 4 (3.96%) LINQ
13 4 (3.96%) WCF
13 4 (3.96%) SAP XI
13 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (3.96%) EDI
13 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Open Source
1 8 (7.92%) User Experience
2 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Blog
5 2 (1.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Web Design
1 26 (25.74%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (17.82%) CRM
3 12 (11.88%) MVC
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) Web Development
5 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.92%) SEO
6 8 (7.92%) ITIL
7 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.94%) OO
9 5 (4.95%) ITSM
9 5 (4.95%) User Experience Design
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.96%) Logistics
10 4 (3.96%) OOP
11 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.97%) OOD
11 3 (2.97%) Scrum
11 3 (2.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
2 36 (35.64%) C#
3 17 (16.83%) PHP
4 14 (13.86%) Java
5 13 (12.87%) SQL
6 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.96%) ABAP
7 3 (2.97%) Python
7 3 (2.97%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) VB
8 2 (1.98%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) PHP5
9 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.99%) VB6
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) CEH
3 1 (0.99%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) CISSP
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
1 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Adobe
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Remedy
3 5 (4.95%) Zend
4 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) Apple
5 1 (0.99%) Sage
5 1 (0.99%) Kofax
5 1 (0.99%) Google
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