The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 82 115 84
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 149 72 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.93% 1.62% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.70% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 136 63 128
Average salary £25,000 £22,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
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
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Junior
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Junior Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Junior
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Junior Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Junior
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +21 40 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Coventry +3 29 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Worcestershire +14 25 £22,750 +13.75% 3
Warwickshire -15 18 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Staffordshire -1 15 £20,500 -4.65% 2
Solihull - 11 £24,500 - 2
Herefordshire 0 2 £19,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £24,000 - 1
Halesowen - 1 £25,000 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 - 1
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 143 (54.37%) .NET
2 127 (48.29%) HTML
3 124 (47.15%) JavaScript
4 123 (46.77%) C#
5 111 (42.21%) CSS
6 108 (41.06%) SQL
7 101 (38.40%) SQL Server
8 80 (30.42%) Degree
8 80 (30.42%) jQuery
9 78 (29.66%) ASP.NET
10 72 (27.38%) MVC
11 71 (27.00%) Microsoft
12 64 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (20.53%) Computer Science
14 52 (19.77%) PHP
15 49 (18.63%) Visual Studio
16 45 (17.11%) Windows
17 44 (16.73%) Java
18 42 (15.97%) VB.NET
19 41 (15.59%) .NET Framework
20 38 (14.45%) XML
21 37 (14.07%) T-SQL
22 34 (12.93%) VB
22 34 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
23 32 (12.17%) MySQL
24 31 (11.79%) Linux
25 30 (11.41%) Software Engineering
26 27 (10.27%) Web Services
26 27 (10.27%) C++
27 26 (9.89%) OO

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (7.22%) IIS
2 14 (5.32%) JBoss
3 9 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.42%) CMS
3 9 (3.42%) Node.js
4 7 (2.66%) WordPress
5 4 (1.52%) Drupal
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.66%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.76%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.32%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.90%) Magento
3 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) SSL
2 6 (2.28%) BIG-IP
2 6 (2.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Extranet
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (38.40%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (12.17%) MySQL
4 25 (9.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.66%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.14%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.38%) OLAP
12 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.94%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.18%) ReSharper
5 6 (2.28%) Ant
5 6 (2.28%) Maven
5 6 (2.28%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.28%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.28%) Hudson
5 6 (2.28%) Artifactory
5 6 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.76%) LSMW
6 2 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 15 (5.70%) Retail
2 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.18%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Back Office
3 10 (3.80%) Marketing
4 8 (3.04%) Games
5 6 (2.28%) Advertising
5 6 (2.28%) Automotive
6 5 (1.90%) Electronics
7 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (54.37%) .NET
2 127 (48.29%) HTML
3 111 (42.21%) CSS
4 80 (30.42%) jQuery
5 78 (29.66%) ASP.NET
6 41 (15.59%) .NET Framework
7 38 (14.45%) XML
8 27 (10.27%) Web Services
9 26 (9.89%) Ajax
10 23 (8.75%) LINQ
11 21 (7.98%) HTML5
11 21 (7.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 21 (7.98%) WCF
12 18 (6.84%) CSS3
13 15 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (5.70%) JSON
14 14 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (4.18%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (4.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.53%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.37%) User Experience
3 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.56%) W3C
5 9 (3.42%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.90%) Robotics
7 4 (1.52%) Open Source
8 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (0.76%) Blog
10 1 (0.38%) FMCG
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.11%) Windows
2 31 (11.79%) Linux
3 16 (6.08%) Android
4 12 (4.56%) UNIX
5 9 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.90%) Solaris
7 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.38%) MVC
2 64 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.41%) Software Engineering
4 26 (9.89%) OO
5 25 (9.51%) TDD
6 19 (7.22%) Scrum
6 19 (7.22%) Web Development
6 19 (7.22%) BDD
7 15 (5.70%) SEO
7 15 (5.70%) Analytics
8 14 (5.32%) Project Management
9 12 (4.56%) OOP
9 12 (4.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (4.18%) Change Control
10 11 (4.18%) Pay per click
10 11 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.80%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.80%) Web Application Development
12 9 (3.42%) DevOps
12 9 (3.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 124 (47.15%) JavaScript
2 123 (46.77%) C#
3 108 (41.06%) SQL
4 52 (19.77%) PHP
5 44 (16.73%) Java
6 42 (15.97%) VB.NET
7 37 (14.07%) T-SQL
8 34 (12.93%) VB
9 27 (10.27%) C++
10 14 (5.32%) C
10 14 (5.32%) VBScript
11 13 (4.94%) Python
12 10 (3.80%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.42%) Perl
14 8 (3.04%) Ruby
15 6 (2.28%) PHP5
16 4 (1.52%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.14%) ABAP
17 3 (1.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (30.42%) Degree
2 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.90%) ISEB
3 5 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCTS
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCP
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.66%) vSphere
2 6 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.28%) Puppet
2 3 (1.14%) Ansible
2 3 (1.14%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.14%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.14%) Nagios
2 3 (1.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.13%) Oracle
3 16 (6.08%) Google
4 9 (3.42%) Cisco
4 9 (3.42%) VMware
5 5 (1.90%) BT
5 5 (1.90%) SAP
6 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.14%) Apple
6 3 (1.14%) Adobe
7 2 (0.76%) Macromedia
7 2 (0.76%) HP
7 2 (0.76%) Citrix
7 2 (0.76%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) Zend
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.38%) Ektron
8 1 (0.38%) Sage
8 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
Worcestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 16k to 18k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 5 days ago
Bilston, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Netcom Resourcing
Salary: 16000-24000
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + Certifications and 20% Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago