The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 36 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.02% 0.91% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 0.96% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £34,000 £19,999 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.08%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 314 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.34% 95.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 200 242 178
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Junior
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Solihull region.

Junior Salary Trend in Solihull

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Sass

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & training
Posted: 15 days ago