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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior Developer
Rank 140 111 160
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 83 102 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.89% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.00% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76 95 50
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
5476 5098 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.22% 94.67% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4266 4400
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
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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 -28 23 £25,000 -1.96%
Warwickshire -10 20 £27,500 - 4
Solihull +17 11 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Coventry -7 11 £26,500 +1.92% 1
Worcestershire -8 8 £21,000 -2.32%
Staffordshire -7 6 £23,000 -2.12% 4
Dudley - 2 £24,500 -
Halesowen - 2 £23,750 - 1
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £28,000 -
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 134 (68.37%) .NET
2 127 (64.80%) C#
3 120 (61.22%) HTML
4 118 (60.20%) JavaScript
5 101 (51.53%) CSS
6 90 (45.92%) ASP.NET
7 89 (45.41%) MVC
8 83 (42.35%) SQL Server
9 74 (37.76%) SQL
10 69 (35.20%) Microsoft
11 67 (34.18%) jQuery
12 56 (28.57%) Degree
13 47 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (22.96%) Visual Studio
15 44 (22.45%) VB.NET
15 44 (22.45%) .NET Framework
16 40 (20.41%) Computer Science
17 39 (19.90%) XML
18 35 (17.86%) VB
18 35 (17.86%) Git (software)
19 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (16.33%) Software Engineering
19 32 (16.33%) PHP
20 30 (15.31%) TDD
21 28 (14.29%) Java
21 28 (14.29%) WCF
22 27 (13.78%) HTML5
22 27 (13.78%) C++
22 27 (13.78%) T-SQL
22 27 (13.78%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 21 (10.71%) Node.js
2 11 (5.61%) IIS
3 5 (2.55%) Apache
3 5 (2.55%) CMS
4 4 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.53%) WordPress
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) Mule
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) GitHub
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) SSL
2 6 (3.06%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (42.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.78%) MySQL
3 21 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (9.18%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.59%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.06%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.02%) Big Data
13 1 (0.51%) MS Access
13 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (22.96%) Visual Studio
2 35 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.65%) Subversion
4 9 (4.59%) NUnit
5 6 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.53%) Moq
6 3 (1.53%) MSTest
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.51%) WebStorm
8 1 (0.51%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (8.16%) Games
2 11 (5.61%) Back Office
3 10 (5.10%) Finance
4 5 (2.55%) Electronics
4 5 (2.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.53%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (68.37%) .NET
2 120 (61.22%) HTML
3 101 (51.53%) CSS
4 90 (45.92%) ASP.NET
5 67 (34.18%) jQuery
6 44 (22.45%) .NET Framework
7 39 (19.90%) XML
8 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (14.29%) WCF
10 27 (13.78%) HTML5
11 22 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (11.22%) Web Services
12 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (9.18%) CSS3
13 17 (8.67%) RESTful
14 16 (8.16%) AngularJS
15 13 (6.63%) Ajax
16 12 (6.12%) XHTML
16 12 (6.12%) WPF
16 12 (6.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.65%) User Experience
3 11 (5.61%) W3C
4 10 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.08%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.55%) Robotics
8 3 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.02%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.51%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.51%) Social Media
10 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.51%) iPhone
10 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.51%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.67%) Linux
2 11 (5.61%) Windows
3 5 (2.55%) Android
4 4 (2.04%) UNIX
5 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.41%) MVC
2 47 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.33%) Software Engineering
4 30 (15.31%) TDD
5 26 (13.27%) Web Development
6 24 (12.24%) OO
7 23 (11.73%) Web Application Development
8 19 (9.69%) BDD
9 18 (9.18%) OOP
10 15 (7.65%) SEO
11 14 (7.14%) Analytics
12 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.61%) Pay per click
13 11 (5.61%) OOD
13 11 (5.61%) Change Control
14 8 (4.08%) Scrum
15 6 (3.06%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.06%) Software Testing
15 6 (3.06%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (64.80%) C#
2 118 (60.20%) JavaScript
3 74 (37.76%) SQL
4 44 (22.45%) VB.NET
5 35 (17.86%) VB
6 32 (16.33%) PHP
7 28 (14.29%) Java
8 27 (13.78%) C++
8 27 (13.78%) T-SQL
9 15 (7.65%) Ruby
10 13 (6.63%) VBScript
11 12 (6.12%) C
12 5 (2.55%) Python
13 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.53%) PHP5
15 2 (1.02%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.02%) Delphi
16 1 (0.51%) CFML
16 1 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
Vendors
1 69 (35.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.14%) Google
3 10 (5.10%) Oracle
4 4 (2.04%) Zend
4 4 (2.04%) Adobe
5 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.53%) BT
6 1 (0.51%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.51%) Ektron
6 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
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