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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 104 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 142 106 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 2.13% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.20% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 99 52
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £31,050 £32,350
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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Staffordshire +27 41 £25,000 +13.63% 3
Birmingham +3 40 £26,000 +7.21% 8
Warwickshire -7 25 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Coventry -11 13 £25,000 - 3
Worcestershire -21 11 £25,000 +16.27% 4
Solihull +17 5 £34,000 +70.00% 2
Dudley -1 2 £25,500 -21.53%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £24,000 - 1
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (44.10%) .NET
2 115 (39.93%) C#
3 96 (33.33%) HTML
3 96 (33.33%) SQL
4 95 (32.99%) Degree
5 89 (30.90%) JavaScript
6 82 (28.47%) SQL Server
7 80 (27.78%) CSS
8 76 (26.39%) MVC
9 74 (25.69%) ASP.NET
10 69 (23.96%) Microsoft
11 55 (19.10%) jQuery
12 54 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (16.67%) Java
14 46 (15.97%) Computer Science
15 42 (14.58%) PHP
16 38 (13.19%) Software Engineering
17 33 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 32 (11.11%) Finance
19 31 (10.76%) XML
20 30 (10.42%) HTML5
20 30 (10.42%) .NET Framework
21 29 (10.07%) VB.NET
22 28 (9.72%) C++
22 28 (9.72%) Python
22 28 (9.72%) Project Management
23 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
24 26 (9.03%) Windows
24 26 (9.03%) Oracle
25 25 (8.68%) OO

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 11 (3.82%) Drupal
3 8 (2.78%) CMS
4 7 (2.43%) Node.js
5 5 (1.74%) SAS
6 4 (1.39%) Confluence
6 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.69%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Maximo
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.08%) SaaS
2 5 (1.74%) Office 365
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.04%) GitHub
4 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.82%) LAN
1 11 (3.82%) WAN
2 9 (3.13%) Internet
3 8 (2.78%) Firewall
4 7 (2.43%) Network Security
5 6 (2.08%) VPN
6 5 (1.74%) Intranet
6 5 (1.74%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (1.39%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.39%) HTTP
8 2 (0.69%) Broadband
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.35%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.64%) MySQL
3 14 (4.86%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.69%) OLAP
11 2 (0.69%) OLTP
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.35%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (6.60%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.86%) Subversion
4 8 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.43%) JIRA
6 6 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.04%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.69%) Introscope
8 2 (0.69%) JMeter
8 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.35%) Ant
9 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.35%) JUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Mocha
9 1 (0.35%) NUnit
General
1 32 (11.11%) Finance
2 13 (4.51%) Games
3 11 (3.82%) Advertising
4 9 (3.13%) Retail
5 7 (2.43%) Automotive
6 6 (2.08%) Marketing
7 5 (1.74%) Publishing
8 4 (1.39%) Legal
8 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (44.10%) .NET
2 96 (33.33%) HTML
3 80 (27.78%) CSS
4 74 (25.69%) ASP.NET
5 55 (19.10%) jQuery
6 33 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (10.76%) XML
8 30 (10.42%) .NET Framework
8 30 (10.42%) HTML5
9 20 (6.94%) Ajax
10 18 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 18 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (5.90%) Web Services
12 16 (5.56%) REST
12 16 (5.56%) WinForms
13 15 (5.21%) CSS3
14 14 (4.86%) RESTful
14 14 (4.86%) WPF
15 13 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.97%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.25%) User Experience
4 10 (3.47%) Artificial Intelligence
4 10 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.43%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.43%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.74%) Social Media
9 4 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.04%) EPoS
11 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.03%) Windows
2 21 (7.29%) Linux
3 8 (2.78%) Unix
4 5 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.69%) Android
6 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.39%) MVC
2 54 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.19%) Software Engineering
4 28 (9.72%) Project Management
5 25 (8.68%) OO
6 21 (7.29%) Web Application Development
7 20 (6.94%) OOP
8 19 (6.60%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.60%) Web Development
9 18 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.56%) Time Management
10 16 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (5.21%) Release Management
12 14 (4.86%) SDLC
13 12 (4.17%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.82%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.82%) PRINCE2
15 10 (3.47%) Automated Testing
15 10 (3.47%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.93%) C#
2 96 (33.33%) SQL
3 89 (30.90%) JavaScript
4 48 (16.67%) Java
5 42 (14.58%) PHP
6 29 (10.07%) VB.NET
7 28 (9.72%) C++
7 28 (9.72%) Python
8 23 (7.99%) Ruby
9 16 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.13%) C
12 8 (2.78%) VB
13 5 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.04%) Perl
14 3 (1.04%) VBScript
15 2 (0.69%) Go
15 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.69%) VB6
15 2 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (32.99%) Degree
2 15 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.86%) CCNA
4 13 (4.51%) ISEB
4 13 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.47%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.13%) CCNP
6 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.39%) HND
7 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.04%) CCIP
8 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.69%) HNC
9 2 (0.69%) MCSD
9 2 (0.69%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.35%) CISSP
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.17%) QA
2 9 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Snort
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 69 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.03%) Oracle
3 10 (3.47%) Google
3 10 (3.47%) HP
4 9 (3.13%) Cisco
4 9 (3.13%) Juniper
5 8 (2.78%) Adobe
6 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.08%) SAP
7 3 (1.04%) Nortel
8 2 (0.69%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.69%) Cognos
8 2 (0.69%) hybris
8 2 (0.69%) Nintex
9 1 (0.35%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.35%) Netezza
9 1 (0.35%) NetWitness
9 1 (0.35%) Siebel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Lichfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-33000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & training
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi time)
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Full training, pension scheme, laptop
Posted: 27 days ago