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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 103 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 126 104 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.31% 2.10% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.21% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 118 94 88
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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
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 19 December 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 19 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 +13 40 £21,500 -10.41% 5
Staffordshire +6 26 £22,000 -12.00% 3
Warwickshire 0 24 £25,000 +25.00% 3
Worcestershire +19 18 £21,500 -4.44% 2
Coventry -8 8 £22,750 -16.51%
Solihull -3 4 £21,000 -19.23% 1
Shropshire -7 2 £29,000 -3.33%
Walsall -11 1 £21,000 -32.25%
Wednesbury - 1 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £21,500 - 1
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 146 (49.66%) HTML
2 138 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 135 (45.92%) CSS
4 118 (40.14%) .NET
5 116 (39.46%) C#
6 105 (35.71%) jQuery
7 101 (34.35%) SQL
8 94 (31.97%) SQL Server
9 75 (25.51%) Degree
10 67 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (21.77%) ASP.NET
12 60 (20.41%) MVC
13 51 (17.35%) Microsoft
13 51 (17.35%) HTML5
14 50 (17.01%) PHP
15 48 (16.33%) CSS3
16 45 (15.31%) Responsive Web Design
17 39 (13.27%) .NET Framework
18 35 (11.90%) CMS
18 35 (11.90%) Computer Science
19 33 (11.22%) Ajax
20 31 (10.54%) VB.NET
21 30 (10.20%) Windows
22 29 (9.86%) Software Engineering
22 29 (9.86%) Java
22 29 (9.86%) Web Services
22 29 (9.86%) XML
23 28 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 28 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 26 (8.84%) Photoshop

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (11.90%) CMS
2 24 (8.16%) Umbraco
3 13 (4.42%) WordPress
3 13 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.70%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.70%) JBoss
5 4 (1.36%) IIS
6 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.02%) Node.js
7 2 (0.68%) Drupal
8 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.34%) FileNet
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (8.84%) Photoshop
2 21 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.38%) MS Office
4 4 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.72%) Magento
3 5 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
1 2 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.72%) Wireshark
2 5 (1.70%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.02%) DNS
3 3 (1.02%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) Firewall
4 2 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) WLAN
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (6.12%) MySQL
3 18 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.70%) Big Data
8 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) OLAP
9 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.34%) Informix
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.08%) ReSharper
4 8 (2.72%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.04%) CruiseControl
5 6 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.70%) Hudson
6 5 (1.70%) Maven
7 4 (1.36%) Ant
7 4 (1.36%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.36%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.02%) LSMW
9 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.34%) PVCS
General
1 18 (6.12%) Retail
2 15 (5.10%) Finance
3 13 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.06%) Marketing
5 8 (2.72%) Advertising
6 5 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.02%) Automotive
8 3 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (49.66%) HTML
2 135 (45.92%) CSS
3 118 (40.14%) .NET
4 105 (35.71%) jQuery
5 64 (21.77%) ASP.NET
6 51 (17.35%) HTML5
7 48 (16.33%) CSS3
8 39 (13.27%) .NET Framework
9 33 (11.22%) Ajax
10 29 (9.86%) Web Services
10 29 (9.86%) XML
11 28 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 26 (8.84%) Sass
13 25 (8.50%) LINQ
14 22 (7.48%) LESS
15 15 (5.10%) JSON
16 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
18 10 (3.40%) Hibernate
19 9 (3.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.76%) User Experience
3 11 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.72%) W3C
6 6 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.04%) Open Source
6 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.70%) Blog
8 4 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.68%) New Media
11 1 (0.34%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.20%) Windows
2 26 (8.84%) Linux
3 13 (4.42%) UNIX
4 8 (2.72%) Windows 8
5 7 (2.38%) Android
6 5 (1.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.41%) MVC
3 45 (15.31%) Responsive Web Design
4 29 (9.86%) Software Engineering
5 26 (8.84%) Web Design
6 24 (8.16%) Web Development
7 23 (7.82%) OO
7 23 (7.82%) CRM
8 20 (6.80%) TDD
8 20 (6.80%) Scrum
9 17 (5.78%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.10%) Information Security
11 13 (4.42%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.42%) Security Testing
12 12 (4.08%) OOP
12 12 (4.08%) BDD
12 12 (4.08%) Data Protection
13 10 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 116 (39.46%) C#
3 101 (34.35%) SQL
4 50 (17.01%) PHP
5 31 (10.54%) VB.NET
6 29 (9.86%) Java
7 21 (7.14%) C++
8 19 (6.46%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.74%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.06%) Python
11 8 (2.72%) ABAP
12 7 (2.38%) VB
13 6 (2.04%) Ruby
14 5 (1.70%) VBScript
14 5 (1.70%) Perl
15 4 (1.36%) C
16 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.02%) VBA
16 3 (1.02%) SAPscript
17 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (25.51%) Degree
2 6 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.70%) ISEB
3 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.02%) MCSD
5 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) HND
6 1 (0.34%) MCP
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) MCTS
6 1 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.38%) vSphere
2 5 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Nmap
4 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.48%) Adobe
3 10 (3.40%) SAP
4 7 (2.38%) VMware
5 6 (2.04%) IBM
6 5 (1.70%) Remedy
6 5 (1.70%) HP
6 5 (1.70%) Zend
6 5 (1.70%) Oracle
7 4 (1.36%) Google
8 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.02%) Citrix
8 3 (1.02%) Apple
9 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.34%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.34%) Sage
10 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) BT
10 1 (0.34%) Kofax
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Connex Education
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-25k
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Flexi-Time, 26 Holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
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Warwick
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leamington Spa
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Private Health Care
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
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