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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 77 91 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 155 150 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.77% 2.74% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.88% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 147 134 83
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,500 £30,000
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
5258 5213 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.04% 95.25% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4389 4324 4457
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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
Warwickshire +22 42 £25,000 +11.11% 6
Birmingham -19 34 £25,000 +8.69% 9
Staffordshire +14 26 £25,000 +6.38% 5
Coventry +1 18 £28,500 +18.75%
Solihull +15 15 £24,000 -26.15% 3
Worcestershire -6 8 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Dudley +2 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Herefordshire 0 3 £21,500 -13.56% 1
Halesowen -4 2 £23,750 +13.09%
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 151 (46.60%) .NET
2 131 (40.43%) C#
3 127 (39.20%) HTML
4 114 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 110 (33.95%) SQL
6 100 (30.86%) SQL Server
7 97 (29.94%) CSS
8 94 (29.01%) ASP.NET
9 90 (27.78%) Degree
10 88 (27.16%) MVC
11 84 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 63 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (18.83%) jQuery
14 56 (17.28%) Computer Science
15 54 (16.67%) Java
16 51 (15.74%) Visual Studio
17 48 (14.81%) Software Engineering
18 44 (13.58%) XML
19 43 (13.27%) .NET Framework
20 42 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
21 40 (12.35%) C++
22 38 (11.73%) Oracle
23 37 (11.42%) VB.NET
24 35 (10.80%) Project Management
25 33 (10.19%) Git (software)
26 31 (9.57%) Finance
27 29 (8.95%) HTML5
28 28 (8.64%) MS Excel
29 27 (8.33%) PHP
29 27 (8.33%) TDD

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.86%) Node.js
2 11 (3.40%) IIS
3 10 (3.09%) JBoss
4 5 (1.54%) Apache
4 5 (1.54%) CMS
5 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.62%) Drupal
7 2 (0.62%) SAS
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.62%) WordPress
7 2 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 28 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) SPSS
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.85%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.47%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.54%) GitHub
4 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (2.16%) LAN
2 7 (2.16%) WAN
2 7 (2.16%) SSL
2 7 (2.16%) Internet
3 4 (1.23%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.93%) Firewall
4 3 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.41%) MySQL
3 17 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.16%) Big Data
8 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.93%) DTS
10 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.62%) QlikView
12 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (15.74%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.56%) Subversion
4 9 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.47%) NUnit
6 5 (1.54%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.93%) MSTest
7 3 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.93%) Moq
7 3 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.93%) Introscope
7 3 (0.93%) JMeter
8 2 (0.62%) JIRA
8 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.62%) Hudson
8 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.62%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.31%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.31%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 31 (9.57%) Finance
2 18 (5.56%) Games
3 9 (2.78%) Marketing
4 8 (2.47%) Back Office
5 5 (1.54%) Automotive
6 4 (1.23%) Electronics
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (46.60%) .NET
2 127 (39.20%) HTML
3 97 (29.94%) CSS
4 94 (29.01%) ASP.NET
5 61 (18.83%) jQuery
6 44 (13.58%) XML
7 43 (13.27%) .NET Framework
8 42 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (8.95%) HTML5
10 20 (6.17%) AngularJS
10 20 (6.17%) WCF
11 18 (5.56%) Web Services
12 17 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (4.94%) CSS3
14 14 (4.32%) Entity Framework
14 14 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (4.32%) RESTful
15 13 (4.01%) Ajax
16 12 (3.70%) WPF
17 11 (3.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.33%) User Experience
3 20 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.01%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.16%) W3C
7 5 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.23%) Clustering
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) Physics
9 3 (0.93%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.93%) Social Media
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.62%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.62%) Robotics
10 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.72%) Windows
2 20 (6.17%) Linux
3 5 (1.54%) UNIX
4 3 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Debian
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.16%) MVC
2 63 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 35 (10.80%) Project Management
5 27 (8.33%) TDD
6 23 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (6.48%) Web Development
7 21 (6.48%) Web Application Development
8 19 (5.86%) Business Analysis
8 19 (5.86%) OOP
8 19 (5.86%) OO
9 16 (4.94%) BDD
10 15 (4.63%) Software Testing
11 14 (4.32%) Scrum
11 14 (4.32%) Unit Testing
11 14 (4.32%) Analytics
12 12 (3.70%) Automated Testing
12 12 (3.70%) Manual Testing
12 12 (3.70%) Information Security
13 11 (3.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 131 (40.43%) C#
2 114 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 110 (33.95%) SQL
4 54 (16.67%) Java
5 40 (12.35%) C++
6 37 (11.42%) VB.NET
7 27 (8.33%) PHP
8 24 (7.41%) VB
9 22 (6.79%) T-SQL
10 13 (4.01%) VBScript
10 13 (4.01%) Ruby
11 10 (3.09%) C
12 7 (2.16%) VBA
12 7 (2.16%) Python
13 6 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.54%) R
15 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.62%) PHP5
16 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 90 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (2.16%) ISEB
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) MCSD
5 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) GIAC
6 1 (0.31%) GCIH
6 1 (0.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.94%) QA
2 10 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.31%) Firmware
1 1 (0.31%) Snort
1 1 (0.31%) Xen
1 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Puppet
1 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.73%) Oracle
3 11 (3.40%) Cisco
3 11 (3.40%) Google
4 8 (2.47%) SAP
5 3 (0.93%) Adobe
5 3 (0.93%) hybris
5 3 (0.93%) Zend
5 3 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.62%) Juniper
7 1 (0.31%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.31%) Apple
7 1 (0.31%) Sage
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Northgate
7 1 (0.31%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Bristow Sutor
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + DOE + certifications!
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training! Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Training + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 25k per year + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package and development
Posted: 6 days ago