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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 72 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 172 103 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.10% 1.89% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.99% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 156 87 69
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +35 71 £22,500 -10.00% 9
Staffordshire +4 26 £20,250 -8.98% 3
Worcestershire +2 19 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Warwickshire -10 17 £25,000 - 1
Solihull +12 10 £32,500 +85.71% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £24,875 -
Coventry -11 5 £24,000 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £23,000 -
Dudley - 1 £22,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £21,000 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 130 (42.62%) .NET
2 119 (39.02%) C#
3 117 (38.36%) HTML
4 112 (36.72%) CSS
5 103 (33.77%) JavaScript
6 101 (33.11%) SQL Server
7 95 (31.15%) Degree
8 94 (30.82%) jQuery
9 91 (29.84%) SQL
10 71 (23.28%) ASP.NET
11 63 (20.66%) Microsoft
12 58 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (14.10%) MVC
13 43 (14.10%) HTML5
13 43 (14.10%) CSS3
14 41 (13.44%) PHP
15 40 (13.11%) Web Services
16 39 (12.79%) CRM
17 37 (12.13%) Web Development
18 35 (11.48%) Computer Science
18 35 (11.48%) CMS
19 31 (10.16%) Responsive Web Design
19 31 (10.16%) .NET Framework
19 31 (10.16%) Dynamics CRM
19 31 (10.16%) Software Engineering
20 30 (9.84%) Java
21 29 (9.51%) Photoshop
21 29 (9.51%) XML
22 28 (9.18%) Umbraco
22 28 (9.18%) Sass

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (11.48%) CMS
2 28 (9.18%) Umbraco
3 19 (6.23%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.59%) WordPress
5 10 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.97%) Node.js
7 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.64%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.98%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.66%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) FileNet
10 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (9.51%) Photoshop
2 16 (5.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (10.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.95%) Magento
3 7 (2.30%) SAP R/3
3 7 (2.30%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.64%) WebTrends
4 5 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.31%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) Wireshark
2 5 (1.64%) DNS
3 3 (0.98%) Intranet
4 2 (0.66%) VLAN
4 2 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) WLAN
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (5.90%) MySQL
4 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.30%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.31%) Big Data
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.98%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.62%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.30%) LSMW
5 5 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.98%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.98%) Subversion
6 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.66%) Hudson
7 2 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.33%) PVCS
8 1 (0.33%) Ant
8 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (7.87%) Finance
2 17 (5.57%) Retail
3 9 (2.95%) Games
4 7 (2.30%) Advertising
4 7 (2.30%) Marketing
5 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.31%) Billing
7 3 (0.98%) Automotive
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (42.62%) .NET
2 117 (38.36%) HTML
3 112 (36.72%) CSS
4 94 (30.82%) jQuery
5 71 (23.28%) ASP.NET
6 43 (14.10%) HTML5
6 43 (14.10%) CSS3
7 40 (13.11%) Web Services
8 31 (10.16%) .NET Framework
9 29 (9.51%) XML
10 28 (9.18%) Sass
11 24 (7.87%) LESS
11 24 (7.87%) Ajax
12 11 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.28%) LINQ
13 10 (3.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (2.62%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.62%) Spring
15 7 (2.30%) SAP Smart Forms
15 7 (2.30%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.59%) User Experience
3 12 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.62%) Open Source
4 8 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.64%) W3C
6 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.31%) Online Games
6 4 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.66%) SCADA
8 2 (0.66%) Social Media
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) Replication
8 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.87%) Windows
2 18 (5.90%) Linux
3 7 (2.30%) UNIX
4 5 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.64%) Android
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (14.10%) MVC
3 39 (12.79%) CRM
4 37 (12.13%) Web Development
5 31 (10.16%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (10.16%) Software Engineering
6 26 (8.52%) Web Design
7 22 (7.21%) Information Security
7 22 (7.21%) Security Testing
8 19 (6.23%) OO
9 18 (5.90%) E-Commerce
9 18 (5.90%) OOP
10 14 (4.59%) Unit Testing
11 13 (4.26%) SEO
11 13 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.93%) Waterfall
12 12 (3.93%) ITIL
13 11 (3.61%) Incident Management
14 10 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (2.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.02%) C#
2 103 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 91 (29.84%) SQL
4 41 (13.44%) PHP
5 30 (9.84%) Java
6 26 (8.52%) VB.NET
7 23 (7.54%) C++
8 19 (6.23%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.61%) ABAP
10 7 (2.30%) SAPscript
11 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.97%) Python
11 6 (1.97%) VB
12 4 (1.31%) Ruby
13 3 (0.98%) C
13 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.98%) Perl
13 3 (0.98%) PHP5
14 2 (0.66%) VBScript
14 2 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (31.15%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.66%) MCSD
3 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) CEH
4 1 (0.33%) CISSP
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) CCNA
4 1 (0.33%) HND
4 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.30%) QA
4 4 (1.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.98%) vSphere
3 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) Nmap
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.20%) Adobe
3 15 (4.92%) SAP
4 9 (2.95%) Oracle
5 6 (1.97%) Google
5 6 (1.97%) HP
5 6 (1.97%) IBM
6 5 (1.64%) Remedy
6 5 (1.64%) Zend
6 5 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.31%) VMware
8 3 (0.98%) Cognos
9 2 (0.66%) Talend
9 2 (0.66%) JBoss
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix
9 2 (0.66%) Apple
10 1 (0.33%) BT
10 1 (0.33%) Kofax
10 1 (0.33%) Symantec
10 1 (0.33%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus team bonus !
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17K to 21K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 days ago