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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 89 69 103
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 33 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 2.75% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.92% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 26
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
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
1868 2054 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.06% 94.31% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1740 1790
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (59.72%) .NET
2 41 (56.94%) C#
3 37 (51.39%) HTML
4 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 29 (40.28%) CSS
6 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (34.72%) MVC
8 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
9 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
10 19 (26.39%) jQuery
10 19 (26.39%) VB.NET
11 17 (23.61%) Degree
12 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 15 (20.83%) PHP
12 15 (20.83%) SQL
13 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
13 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (18.06%) Web Application Development
14 13 (18.06%) WCF
14 13 (18.06%) C++
15 12 (16.67%) Java
15 12 (16.67%) TDD
16 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
16 11 (15.28%) Games
16 11 (15.28%) VB
17 9 (12.50%) HTML5
17 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
17 9 (12.50%) XML

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (11.11%) Node.js
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) WordPress
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.39%) Drupal
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Project
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) DTS
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) NUnit
5 3 (4.17%) MSTest
5 3 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (4.17%) Moq
6 2 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (1.39%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.39%) Introscope
7 1 (1.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.39%) Mocha
7 1 (1.39%) Hudson
7 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.39%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.39%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.28%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (59.72%) .NET
2 37 (51.39%) HTML
3 29 (40.28%) CSS
4 28 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 19 (26.39%) jQuery
6 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (18.06%) WCF
8 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (12.50%) HTML5
8 9 (12.50%) XML
9 8 (11.11%) WPF
10 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.33%) RESTful
11 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.33%) JSF
12 4 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (4.17%) Unity DI Container
13 3 (4.17%) Ajax
13 3 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (4.17%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.39%) UNIX
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.72%) MVC
3 13 (18.06%) Web Application Development
4 12 (16.67%) TDD
5 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (6.94%) Open Source
7 5 (6.94%) BDD
8 4 (5.56%) MVVM
8 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) OOP
9 3 (4.17%) OO
9 3 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (4.17%) Kanban
9 3 (4.17%) Game Development
10 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.94%) C#
2 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) VB.NET
4 15 (20.83%) PHP
4 15 (20.83%) SQL
5 13 (18.06%) C++
6 12 (16.67%) Java
7 11 (15.28%) VB
8 7 (9.72%) VBScript
9 6 (8.33%) Ruby
10 3 (4.17%) Python
11 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) R
12 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) MCSD
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe
2 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) hybris
3 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Zend
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