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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 81 109 85
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 169 85 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.18% 1.73% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 1.81% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 157 75 130
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,800 £19,126
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,650
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +26 45 £25,000 +11.11% 8
Coventry +1 29 £35,000 +34.61% 3
Worcestershire +13 22 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire -2 21 £21,000 -2.32% 5
Solihull +17 19 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Warwickshire -20 19 £25,000 +25.00% 2
Shropshire - 3 £23,000 - 2
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £30,000 -
Bilston - 1 £28,000 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (56.13%) .NET
2 128 (47.58%) C#
3 122 (45.35%) HTML
4 118 (43.87%) JavaScript
5 111 (41.26%) SQL
6 107 (39.78%) CSS
7 94 (34.94%) SQL Server
8 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
9 80 (29.74%) ASP.NET
10 77 (28.62%) Degree
11 76 (28.25%) MVC
12 71 (26.39%) jQuery
13 67 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (22.68%) Computer Science
15 58 (21.56%) Visual Studio
16 52 (19.33%) Java
17 50 (18.59%) PHP
18 49 (18.22%) Windows
19 45 (16.73%) VB.NET
20 44 (16.36%) XML
21 38 (14.13%) .NET Framework
22 35 (13.01%) VB
23 33 (12.27%) T-SQL
24 32 (11.90%) Software Engineering
25 30 (11.15%) Oracle
25 30 (11.15%) Linux
26 29 (10.78%) MySQL
26 29 (10.78%) C++
27 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
28 27 (10.04%) User Experience

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (7.43%) JBoss
2 17 (6.32%) IIS
3 10 (3.72%) Node.js
4 9 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.60%) CMS
6 6 (2.23%) WordPress
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.74%) Drupal
8 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.74%) Apache
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.74%) SPSS
5 2 (0.74%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.20%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (4.09%) SSL
3 6 (2.23%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) Extranet
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.78%) MySQL
3 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (5.20%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.46%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.72%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.60%) Big Data
11 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.74%) QlikView
14 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (21.56%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.60%) ReSharper
4 6 (2.23%) Maven
4 6 (2.23%) Ant
4 6 (2.23%) NUnit
4 6 (2.23%) CruiseControl
4 6 (2.23%) Mercurial
4 6 (2.23%) Hudson
4 6 (2.23%) Artifactory
4 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.86%) Subversion
6 2 (0.74%) LSMW
7 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.37%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.37%) MSTest
7 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.37%) Moq
General
1 11 (4.09%) Back Office
2 10 (3.72%) Retail
3 9 (3.35%) Marketing
3 9 (3.35%) Finance
4 8 (2.97%) Games
5 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.86%) Electronics
6 5 (1.86%) Automotive
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (56.13%) .NET
2 122 (45.35%) HTML
3 107 (39.78%) CSS
4 80 (29.74%) ASP.NET
5 71 (26.39%) jQuery
6 44 (16.36%) XML
7 38 (14.13%) .NET Framework
8 27 (10.04%) Web Services
9 26 (9.67%) WCF
10 22 (8.18%) LINQ
10 22 (8.18%) HTML5
11 18 (6.69%) Ajax
12 17 (6.32%) Entity Framework
12 17 (6.32%) CSS3
13 16 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (4.46%) JSON
16 11 (4.09%) XHTML
17 10 (3.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.68%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.04%) User Experience
3 19 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.20%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.09%) W3C
5 11 (4.09%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.86%) Robotics
7 3 (1.12%) Physics
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.74%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (0.74%) Open Source
8 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.22%) Windows
2 30 (11.15%) Linux
3 16 (5.95%) Android
4 11 (4.09%) UNIX
5 9 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.86%) Solaris
7 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.25%) MVC
2 67 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.90%) Software Engineering
4 26 (9.67%) OO
5 25 (9.29%) TDD
6 18 (6.69%) Web Development
6 18 (6.69%) Analytics
7 17 (6.32%) Scrum
8 16 (5.95%) Project Management
8 16 (5.95%) BDD
9 15 (5.58%) OOP
9 15 (5.58%) Web Application Development
9 15 (5.58%) Mobile Development
10 14 (5.20%) SEO
11 11 (4.09%) OOD
11 11 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.09%) Pay per click
11 11 (4.09%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.09%) Change Control
12 10 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (47.58%) C#
2 118 (43.87%) JavaScript
3 111 (41.26%) SQL
4 52 (19.33%) Java
5 50 (18.59%) PHP
6 45 (16.73%) VB.NET
7 35 (13.01%) VB
8 33 (12.27%) T-SQL
9 29 (10.78%) C++
10 17 (6.32%) C
10 17 (6.32%) VBScript
11 15 (5.58%) Python
12 11 (4.09%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.35%) Ruby
13 9 (3.35%) Perl
14 7 (2.60%) PHP5
15 6 (2.23%) R
16 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 77 (28.62%) Degree
2 10 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.49%) ISEB
3 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MCP
5 1 (0.37%) MCSD
5 1 (0.37%) CCNA
5 1 (0.37%) MCTS
5 1 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.83%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.60%) vSphere
2 6 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.23%) Puppet
2 3 (1.12%) Ansible
2 3 (1.12%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.12%) Nagios
2 3 (1.12%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.15%) Oracle
3 16 (5.95%) Google
4 15 (5.58%) Cisco
5 9 (3.35%) VMware
6 5 (1.86%) SAP
6 5 (1.86%) BT
7 4 (1.49%) Apple
7 4 (1.49%) Adobe
8 3 (1.12%) Citrix
8 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.12%) Zend
9 2 (0.74%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.74%) Sage
9 2 (0.74%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) IBM
10 1 (0.37%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
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