The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 84 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 147 87 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.73% 1.56% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 1.65% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 131 66 74
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £31,225 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Junior
England

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 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 31 July 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 +33 55 £25,000 +11.11% 7
Staffordshire +11 32 £22,750 -9.00% 2
Warwickshire -3 15 £25,000 - 4
Coventry +11 10 £25,000 -23.07%
Worcestershire -7 8 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Solihull -1 7 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £28,250 - 2
Shropshire - 3 £23,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -2 2 £23,500 +6.81%
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 31 July 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.

1 109 (45.99%) .NET
2 95 (40.08%) C#
3 91 (38.40%) Degree
4 79 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 77 (32.49%) HTML
6 74 (31.22%) CSS
7 71 (29.96%) SQL
8 68 (28.69%) jQuery
9 64 (27.00%) JavaScript
10 56 (23.63%) ASP.NET
11 53 (22.36%) Microsoft
12 38 (16.03%) PHP
13 34 (14.35%) CRM
14 28 (11.81%) Web Development
14 28 (11.81%) Java
14 28 (11.81%) Web Services
14 28 (11.81%) Computer Science
15 27 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (11.39%) Software Engineering
16 25 (10.55%) .NET Framework
16 25 (10.55%) Dynamics CRM
17 23 (9.70%) MVC
18 22 (9.28%) Finance
18 22 (9.28%) Photoshop
18 22 (9.28%) C++
18 22 (9.28%) T-SQL
18 22 (9.28%) OOP
18 22 (9.28%) CSS3
19 20 (8.44%) CMS
19 20 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (8.44%) CMS
2 19 (8.02%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.33%) Umbraco
4 12 (5.06%) WordPress
5 9 (3.80%) Node.js
6 6 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.11%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.27%) IIS
9 2 (0.84%) Apache
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.42%) nginx
10 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 22 (9.28%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.69%) MS Office
5 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.95%) Magento
2 7 (2.95%) SAP R/3
2 7 (2.95%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.11%) WebTrends
4 4 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.84%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.69%) ElastiCache
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) Wireshark
1 5 (2.11%) DNS
2 3 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (0.84%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) VLAN
3 2 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.42%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (8.44%) MySQL
3 9 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.95%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) Big Data
7 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.27%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.42%) Informix
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.38%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.95%) LSMW
5 5 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.27%) Subversion
7 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.84%) Hudson
8 1 (0.42%) MSTest
8 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.42%) Moq
8 1 (0.42%) NUnit
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) PVCS
8 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (9.28%) Finance
2 12 (5.06%) Games
3 10 (4.22%) Marketing
4 7 (2.95%) Retail
5 6 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.53%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Billing
7 3 (1.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (45.99%) .NET
2 77 (32.49%) HTML
3 74 (31.22%) CSS
4 68 (28.69%) jQuery
5 56 (23.63%) ASP.NET
6 28 (11.81%) Web Services
7 25 (10.55%) .NET Framework
8 22 (9.28%) CSS3
9 20 (8.44%) HTML5
10 17 (7.17%) XML
10 17 (7.17%) Ajax
11 16 (6.75%) Sass
12 12 (5.06%) LESS
13 9 (3.80%) SOAP
14 8 (3.38%) Symfony
14 8 (3.38%) REST
15 7 (2.95%) SAP Smart Forms
15 7 (2.95%) BAPI
16 6 (2.53%) Hibernate
17 5 (2.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.53%) Social Media
4 5 (2.11%) Open Source
5 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Online Games
6 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.84%) Clustering
7 2 (0.84%) Replication
7 2 (0.84%) SCADA
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Xbox
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.17%) Windows
2 15 (6.33%) Linux
3 11 (4.64%) Android
4 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.69%) UNIX
6 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.84%) Debian
7 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.35%) CRM
2 28 (11.81%) Web Development
3 27 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.39%) Software Engineering
4 23 (9.70%) MVC
5 22 (9.28%) OOP
6 19 (8.02%) OO
6 19 (8.02%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.91%) SEO
7 14 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.49%) Security Testing
9 12 (5.06%) Information Security
10 11 (4.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (4.64%) Web Design
11 9 (3.80%) TDD
11 9 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.38%) Change Management
12 8 (3.38%) Project Management
12 8 (3.38%) Automated Testing
12 8 (3.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (40.08%) C#
2 71 (29.96%) SQL
3 64 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (16.03%) PHP
5 28 (11.81%) Java
6 22 (9.28%) C++
6 22 (9.28%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.91%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.95%) SAPscript
8 7 (2.95%) ABAP
9 6 (2.53%) VB
10 5 (2.11%) PHP5
11 3 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.27%) C
11 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.84%) Python
12 2 (0.84%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 91 (38.40%) Degree
2 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.27%) ISEB
3 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.84%) MCSD
5 1 (0.42%) CEH
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) QA
2 5 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
1 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (22.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.33%) Adobe
3 13 (5.49%) SAP
4 10 (4.22%) Oracle
5 8 (3.38%) Google
6 4 (1.69%) Apple
6 4 (1.69%) IBM
6 4 (1.69%) HP
6 4 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.27%) Zend
7 3 (1.27%) Cognos
8 2 (0.84%) Citrix
8 2 (0.84%) VMware
8 2 (0.84%) Talend
9 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.42%) Sony
9 1 (0.42%) Kofax
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Health Care + Pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + good pension & other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + pension, good training!
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago