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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 81 86 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 173 149 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.95% 2.76% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.91% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 155 133 69
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 £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,050 £30,700
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +18 51 £25,000 - 6
Birmingham -28 33 £25,000 - 2
Staffordshire -3 23 £28,500 +23.91% 4
Solihull +26 18 £27,500 -15.38%
Coventry -8 15 £27,000 +8.00%
Worcestershire +2 14 £25,000 +16.27% 2
Dudley +4 3 £24,000 +6.66% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £31,000 -
Halesowen -4 2 £23,750 +13.09% 1
Wolverhampton -5 1 £28,000 +19.14%
Shropshire -6 1 - -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 171 (49.71%) .NET
2 144 (41.86%) C#
3 138 (40.12%) HTML
4 125 (36.34%) JavaScript
5 120 (34.88%) SQL
6 105 (30.52%) CSS
7 104 (30.23%) ASP.NET
8 102 (29.65%) SQL Server
9 100 (29.07%) MVC
10 95 (27.62%) Microsoft
11 94 (27.33%) Degree
12 71 (20.64%) jQuery
12 71 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (18.31%) Java
14 62 (18.02%) Computer Science
15 61 (17.73%) Visual Studio
16 52 (15.12%) Software Engineering
16 52 (15.12%) XML
17 48 (13.95%) Oracle
18 46 (13.37%) C++
18 46 (13.37%) VB.NET
19 45 (13.08%) .NET Framework
20 44 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
21 37 (10.76%) VB
21 37 (10.76%) Git (software)
22 36 (10.47%) Windows
23 34 (9.88%) Project Management
24 33 (9.59%) PHP
25 31 (9.01%) MS Excel
25 31 (9.01%) TDD

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (6.40%) Node.js
2 16 (4.65%) IIS
3 14 (4.07%) JBoss
4 6 (1.74%) CMS
5 5 (1.45%) Apache
6 4 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.87%) WordPress
7 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.58%) SAS
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.58%) nginx
8 2 (0.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 31 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.20%) MS Office
3 5 (1.45%) MS Project
4 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) SPSS
5 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.16%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.07%) Google Analytics
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) SaaS
4 3 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (3.20%) SSL
3 8 (2.33%) LAN
3 8 (2.33%) WAN
4 6 (1.74%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (29.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.56%) MySQL
3 24 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.23%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.49%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.03%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.03%) Big Data
12 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.87%) DTS
14 2 (0.58%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.58%) QlikView
15 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
15 1 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 61 (17.73%) Visual Studio
2 37 (10.76%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.23%) Subversion
4 9 (2.62%) NUnit
4 9 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.87%) MSTest
5 3 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.87%) Moq
5 3 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.58%) JIRA
6 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.58%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.58%) Hudson
6 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.29%) Introscope
7 1 (0.29%) JMeter
7 1 (0.29%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.29%) WebStorm
General
1 30 (8.72%) Finance
2 21 (6.10%) Games
3 12 (3.49%) Back Office
4 10 (2.91%) Marketing
5 7 (2.03%) Electronics
6 4 (1.16%) Retail
7 3 (0.87%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (49.71%) .NET
2 138 (40.12%) HTML
3 105 (30.52%) CSS
4 104 (30.23%) ASP.NET
5 71 (20.64%) jQuery
6 52 (15.12%) XML
7 45 (13.08%) .NET Framework
8 44 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (8.43%) HTML5
10 28 (8.14%) WCF
11 24 (6.98%) Web Services
12 22 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (4.94%) AngularJS
14 17 (4.94%) RESTful
14 17 (4.94%) CSS3
15 13 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (3.78%) WPF
15 13 (3.78%) Ajax
16 12 (3.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.02%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.72%) User Experience
3 21 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.07%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.20%) W3C
7 5 (1.45%) Robotics
7 5 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.16%) Clustering
8 4 (1.16%) Physics
9 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.58%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.58%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.29%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.47%) Windows
2 21 (6.10%) Linux
3 11 (3.20%) Android
4 7 (2.03%) UNIX
4 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.16%) Solaris
6 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.07%) MVC
2 71 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 34 (9.88%) Project Management
5 31 (9.01%) TDD
6 26 (7.56%) Web Development
7 23 (6.69%) OO
7 23 (6.69%) Web Application Development
8 20 (5.81%) Analytics
9 19 (5.52%) BDD
9 19 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (5.23%) OOP
11 16 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 16 (4.65%) Scrum
12 15 (4.36%) Software Testing
13 14 (4.07%) SEO
13 14 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.49%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.20%) Pay per click
15 11 (3.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 144 (41.86%) C#
2 125 (36.34%) JavaScript
3 120 (34.88%) SQL
4 63 (18.31%) Java
5 46 (13.37%) C++
5 46 (13.37%) VB.NET
6 37 (10.76%) VB
7 33 (9.59%) PHP
8 30 (8.72%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.94%) VBScript
10 16 (4.65%) Ruby
11 13 (3.78%) C
12 12 (3.49%) Python
13 7 (2.03%) VBA
14 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.45%) R
15 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.58%) Perl
16 2 (0.58%) COBOL
16 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 94 (27.33%) Degree
2 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) MCSD
5 3 (0.87%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.65%) QA
2 8 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) Xen
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Unicenter
1 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.58%) Nagios
1 2 (0.58%) BladeLogic
1 2 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.95%) Oracle
3 17 (4.94%) Google
4 15 (4.36%) Cisco
5 7 (2.03%) SAP
6 4 (1.16%) Zend
7 3 (0.87%) Adobe
7 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.58%) BT
8 2 (0.58%) Apple
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) Citrix
8 2 (0.58%) Juniper
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.29%) Ektron
9 1 (0.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
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