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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 80 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 184 116 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.21% 2.22% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.32% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 169 109 73
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £35,000
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
5468 4995 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.31% 95.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 4270 3862
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 +28 66 £22,500 -10.00% 6
Staffordshire +11 40 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Warwickshire -15 28 £25,000 +25.00% 5
Worcestershire +2 21 £25,000 +21.95%
Solihull +6 8 £31,250 +64.47%
Coventry -16 6 £25,750 +7.29% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Shropshire +1 3 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Walsall -1 1 £21,000 -30.00%
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 151 (45.35%) HTML
2 140 (42.04%) CSS
3 139 (41.74%) .NET
4 132 (39.64%) JavaScript
5 126 (37.84%) C#
6 113 (33.93%) jQuery
7 105 (31.53%) SQL Server
8 99 (29.73%) SQL
9 90 (27.03%) Degree
10 77 (23.12%) ASP.NET
11 65 (19.52%) Microsoft
12 62 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (16.52%) MVC
14 51 (15.32%) HTML5
14 51 (15.32%) CSS3
14 51 (15.32%) PHP
15 39 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
15 39 (11.71%) Web Development
15 39 (11.71%) Computer Science
15 39 (11.71%) Web Services
16 38 (11.41%) CMS
17 36 (10.81%) .NET Framework
18 35 (10.51%) CRM
19 33 (9.91%) VB.NET
19 33 (9.91%) Software Engineering
19 33 (9.91%) Ajax
20 32 (9.61%) Photoshop
21 29 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 29 (8.71%) Dynamics CRM
22 28 (8.41%) Sass

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 38 (11.41%) CMS
2 27 (8.11%) Umbraco
3 17 (5.11%) WordPress
4 15 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.40%) Node.js
7 6 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.80%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.60%) JBoss
9 2 (0.60%) Apache
9 2 (0.60%) Drupal
9 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.30%) nginx
10 1 (0.30%) FileNet
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (9.61%) Photoshop
2 17 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (8.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.90%) Magento
3 6 (1.80%) SAP R/3
3 6 (1.80%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.50%) WebTrends
5 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.60%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) GitHub
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.60%) Wireshark
2 5 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (0.60%) Intranet
3 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.60%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (0.60%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.30%) DHCP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) WLAN
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.31%) MySQL
4 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.80%) SAP BW
8 6 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.20%) Big Data
11 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.60%) OLAP
12 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (6.01%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.40%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.80%) LSMW
5 5 (1.50%) ReSharper
5 5 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.90%) Subversion
6 3 (0.90%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.60%) Maven
7 2 (0.60%) Hudson
7 2 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.60%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.30%) Ant
8 1 (0.30%) PVCS
8 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (8.11%) Finance
2 23 (6.91%) Retail
3 11 (3.30%) Marketing
4 7 (2.10%) Games
4 7 (2.10%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.10%) Advertising
5 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Automotive
7 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (45.35%) HTML
2 140 (42.04%) CSS
3 139 (41.74%) .NET
4 113 (33.93%) jQuery
5 77 (23.12%) ASP.NET
6 51 (15.32%) HTML5
6 51 (15.32%) CSS3
7 39 (11.71%) Web Services
8 36 (10.81%) .NET Framework
9 33 (9.91%) Ajax
10 28 (8.41%) Sass
10 28 (8.41%) XML
11 24 (7.21%) LESS
12 20 (6.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (5.11%) LINQ
14 14 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.40%) Spring
15 8 (2.40%) Hibernate
16 7 (2.10%) Zend Framework
16 7 (2.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.71%) User Experience
3 14 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.90%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.30%) Open Source
7 8 (2.40%) W3C
8 7 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.50%) Blog
11 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.20%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.20%) Online Games
12 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.60%) New Media
13 2 (0.60%) Social Media
13 2 (0.60%) SCADA
13 2 (0.60%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.91%) Windows
1 23 (6.91%) Linux
2 11 (3.30%) UNIX
3 7 (2.10%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.20%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.52%) MVC
3 39 (11.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (11.71%) Web Development
4 35 (10.51%) CRM
5 33 (9.91%) Software Engineering
6 26 (7.81%) Web Design
7 24 (7.21%) Information Security
8 23 (6.91%) Security Testing
8 23 (6.91%) OO
9 18 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.11%) Unit Testing
11 15 (4.50%) SEO
12 13 (3.90%) Data Protection
12 13 (3.90%) OOP
13 12 (3.60%) ITIL
14 11 (3.30%) TDD
14 11 (3.30%) Scrum
15 10 (3.00%) Project Management
15 10 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 132 (39.64%) JavaScript
2 126 (37.84%) C#
3 99 (29.73%) SQL
4 51 (15.32%) PHP
5 33 (9.91%) VB.NET
6 24 (7.21%) Java
7 22 (6.61%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.41%) C++
9 11 (3.30%) ABAP
10 8 (2.40%) VB
10 8 (2.40%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.10%) Python
12 6 (1.80%) SAPscript
12 6 (1.80%) Ruby
13 3 (0.90%) PHP5
13 3 (0.90%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (0.60%) C
14 2 (0.60%) VBScript
14 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (27.03%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.90%) MCSD
3 3 (0.90%) ISEB
4 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) CEH
5 1 (0.30%) HND
5 1 (0.30%) CISSP
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.80%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) vSphere
3 2 (0.60%) Nmap
3 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.51%) Adobe
3 13 (3.90%) SAP
4 7 (2.10%) Zend
4 7 (2.10%) HP
4 7 (2.10%) IBM
5 5 (1.50%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.50%) Google
5 5 (1.50%) Remedy
6 3 (0.90%) VMware
6 3 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.60%) Citrix
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle
7 2 (0.60%) Talend
8 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.30%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.30%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.30%) BT
8 1 (0.30%) Kofax
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £20,000 per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 21 days ago
Stourbridge
Blue Town Online
Salary: £15k - 30k per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 days ago