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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 108 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 98 73 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.96% 1.69% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.79% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 91 59 107
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £31,700 £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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Birmingham +5 31 £22,250 -23.93% 8
Worcestershire +18 18 £20,750 -12.63% 3
Warwickshire +1 15 £26,000 +20.93% 2
Coventry -4 14 £25,000 +14.94% 3
Staffordshire -1 12 £22,250 +5.95% 5
Solihull +5 3 £19,999 -23.08% 2
Herefordshire -1 2 £19,000 -
Shropshire -10 1 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 144 (50.88%) HTML
2 136 (48.06%) JavaScript
3 129 (45.58%) CSS
4 126 (44.52%) .NET
5 115 (40.64%) C#
6 101 (35.69%) SQL
7 98 (34.63%) SQL Server
8 93 (32.86%) jQuery
9 70 (24.73%) Degree
10 69 (24.38%) ASP.NET
11 65 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (22.26%) MVC
13 56 (19.79%) Microsoft
14 55 (19.43%) PHP
15 47 (16.61%) HTML5
16 45 (15.90%) CSS3
16 45 (15.90%) Computer Science
17 37 (13.07%) VB.NET
18 35 (12.37%) Java
18 35 (12.37%) Responsive Web Design
18 35 (12.37%) .NET Framework
19 34 (12.01%) Windows
20 32 (11.31%) Linux
21 30 (10.60%) Visual Studio
21 30 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 30 (10.60%) Ajax
22 28 (9.89%) Software Engineering
22 28 (9.89%) XML
23 27 (9.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 26 (9.19%) MySQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (8.83%) CMS
2 14 (4.95%) Umbraco
3 13 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.53%) JBoss
4 10 (3.53%) WordPress
5 6 (2.12%) IIS
6 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.41%) Drupal
7 3 (1.06%) Node.js
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.71%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.77%) MS Office
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.71%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project
7 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.83%) Magento
3 5 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) GitHub
1 2 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.83%) BIG-IP
1 8 (2.83%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.06%) Intranet
2 3 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.35%) SAN
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) WLAN
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.19%) MySQL
4 19 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.71%) OLAP
10 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.71%) Big Data
10 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (10.60%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.24%) ReSharper
4 8 (2.83%) CruiseControl
4 8 (2.83%) Maven
4 8 (2.83%) Hudson
4 8 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.47%) Mercurial
5 7 (2.47%) Artifactory
5 7 (2.47%) Ant
6 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.71%) LSMW
7 2 (0.71%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (8.48%) Retail
2 13 (4.59%) Finance
3 12 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.47%) Marketing
4 7 (2.47%) Advertising
5 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.77%) Automotive
5 5 (1.77%) Games
6 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (50.88%) HTML
2 129 (45.58%) CSS
3 126 (44.52%) .NET
4 93 (32.86%) jQuery
5 69 (24.38%) ASP.NET
6 47 (16.61%) HTML5
7 45 (15.90%) CSS3
8 35 (12.37%) .NET Framework
9 30 (10.60%) Ajax
10 28 (9.89%) XML
11 27 (9.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 25 (8.83%) Web Services
12 25 (8.83%) LINQ
13 15 (5.30%) JSON
14 13 (4.59%) Sass
14 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (4.24%) LESS
15 12 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (2.83%) WCF
17 6 (2.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.90%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.01%) User Experience
3 12 (4.24%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.83%) W3C
7 7 (2.47%) Open Source
8 6 (2.12%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.12%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.77%) Blog
10 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) New Media
11 2 (0.71%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.71%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.35%) Online Games
12 1 (0.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.01%) Windows
2 32 (11.31%) Linux
3 12 (4.24%) UNIX
4 8 (2.83%) Android
5 6 (2.12%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.71%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.26%) MVC
3 35 (12.37%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (9.89%) Software Engineering
5 24 (8.48%) OO
6 23 (8.13%) Scrum
7 20 (7.07%) TDD
8 19 (6.71%) Web Development
9 18 (6.36%) Web Design
10 16 (5.65%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.30%) Information Security
12 13 (4.59%) Data Protection
12 13 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.24%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.24%) BDD
13 12 (4.24%) Security Testing
14 11 (3.89%) Project Management
14 11 (3.89%) OOP
14 11 (3.89%) CRM
15 10 (3.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 136 (48.06%) JavaScript
2 115 (40.64%) C#
3 101 (35.69%) SQL
4 55 (19.43%) PHP
5 37 (13.07%) VB.NET
6 35 (12.37%) Java
7 24 (8.48%) C++
8 20 (7.07%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.65%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.95%) Python
11 10 (3.53%) Perl
12 8 (2.83%) VBScript
13 7 (2.47%) ABAP
14 6 (2.12%) Ruby
14 6 (2.12%) C
14 6 (2.12%) VB
15 5 (1.77%) PHP5
16 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 70 (24.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.12%) ISEB
2 6 (2.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) MCTS
4 1 (0.35%) MCITP
4 1 (0.35%) HND
4 1 (0.35%) MCP
4 1 (0.35%) MCSD
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.53%) vSphere
2 8 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) Nmap
4 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) Puppet
2 2 (0.71%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.71%) Nagios
2 2 (0.71%) Ansible
2 2 (0.71%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.95%) Adobe
3 11 (3.89%) Oracle
3 11 (3.89%) VMware
4 8 (2.83%) SAP
5 5 (1.77%) Zend
5 5 (1.77%) Remedy
6 4 (1.41%) BT
6 4 (1.41%) HP
6 4 (1.41%) IBM
7 2 (0.71%) Apple
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco
7 2 (0.71%) Macromedia
7 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.35%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent bens (details attached)
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £22,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 15k to 15k per year GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 16k to 18k per year GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago