The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 142 135 147
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 75 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.38% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.45% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 71 64 53
Average salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £29,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.04%
Junior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Junior Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Junior Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 28 £22,000 +2.92% 4
Warwickshire -7 19 £25,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire -2 12 £22,250 +5.95% 1
Worcestershire +11 9 £21,000 -6.66%
Coventry -10 2 £25,250 +14.77%
Solihull - 2 £19,999 -
Shropshire -4 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £21,500 -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 135 (66.18%) HTML
2 128 (62.75%) JavaScript
2 128 (62.75%) CSS
3 108 (52.94%) C#
4 106 (51.96%) .NET
5 101 (49.51%) jQuery
6 82 (40.20%) SQL
7 80 (39.22%) SQL Server
8 63 (30.88%) ASP.NET
9 60 (29.41%) MVC
10 59 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (26.47%) Degree
12 48 (23.53%) HTML5
13 45 (22.06%) CSS3
14 44 (21.57%) Microsoft
15 42 (20.59%) PHP
15 42 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (18.63%) .NET Framework
17 33 (16.18%) Ajax
18 32 (15.69%) CMS
19 30 (14.71%) VB.NET
20 28 (13.73%) Web Services
20 28 (13.73%) XML
20 28 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 26 (12.75%) Visual Studio
21 26 (12.75%) LINQ
22 24 (11.76%) Software Engineering
23 23 (11.27%) Web Design
24 22 (10.78%) Java
24 22 (10.78%) OO

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Junior Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (15.69%) CMS
2 21 (10.29%) Umbraco
3 12 (5.88%) WordPress
4 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.47%) Node.js
6 2 (0.98%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.92%) Magento
3 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) DNS
1 2 (0.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.84%) MySQL
5 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.45%) Big Data
7 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.98%) OLAP
8 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) Informix
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 8 (3.92%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.47%) LSMW
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.49%) PVCS
7 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.49%) Hudson
7 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 13 (6.37%) Retail
2 12 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.94%) Advertising
4 5 (2.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.96%) Finance
6 3 (1.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (66.18%) HTML
2 128 (62.75%) CSS
3 106 (51.96%) .NET
4 101 (49.51%) jQuery
5 63 (30.88%) ASP.NET
6 48 (23.53%) HTML5
7 45 (22.06%) CSS3
8 38 (18.63%) .NET Framework
9 33 (16.18%) Ajax
10 28 (13.73%) Web Services
10 28 (13.73%) XML
10 28 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (12.75%) LINQ
12 21 (10.29%) Sass
13 19 (9.31%) LESS
14 15 (7.35%) JSON
15 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (4.41%) Spring
17 9 (4.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.86%) User Experience
3 8 (3.92%) W3C
3 8 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.94%) Open Source
4 6 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.45%) Blog
6 4 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.98%) New Media
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) Physics
9 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) PMI
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.86%) Windows
2 13 (6.37%) Linux
3 8 (3.92%) UNIX
4 6 (2.94%) Android
5 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.41%) MVC
2 59 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.27%) Web Design
6 22 (10.78%) Web Development
6 22 (10.78%) OO
7 20 (9.80%) CRM
7 20 (9.80%) Scrum
7 20 (9.80%) TDD
8 17 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.88%) BDD
10 11 (5.39%) OOP
11 10 (4.90%) OO PHP
12 9 (4.41%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.92%) Analytics
13 8 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.92%) Web Accessibility
14 7 (3.43%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 128 (62.75%) JavaScript
2 108 (52.94%) C#
3 82 (40.20%) SQL
4 42 (20.59%) PHP
5 30 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 22 (10.78%) Java
7 16 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.37%) C++
9 6 (2.94%) Ruby
10 5 (2.45%) Python
11 4 (1.96%) VB
12 3 (1.47%) SAPscript
12 3 (1.47%) ABAP
12 3 (1.47%) C
13 2 (0.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.98%) PHP5
14 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.49%) R
14 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (26.47%) Degree
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.47%) MCSD
4 1 (0.49%) HND
4 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.49%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) vSphere
1 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.31%) Adobe
3 5 (2.45%) Zend
4 3 (1.47%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle
4 3 (1.47%) SAP
5 2 (0.98%) Apple
5 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.49%) Sage
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) BT
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix
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