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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 84 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 147 97 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.70% 1.78% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.88% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 130 78 73
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 £20,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +34 60 £23,000 -8.00% 5
Staffordshire -8 16 £23,000 +2.22% 2
Warwickshire 0 15 £22,500 -10.00%
Worcestershire -3 13 £21,500 -14.00% 1
Solihull +3 9 £32,500 +71.05% 4
Coventry +3 9 £24,500 +2.08% 2
Herefordshire - 7 £24,875 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £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 29 August 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.

1 121 (44.16%) .NET
2 106 (38.69%) C#
3 92 (33.58%) SQL Server
4 91 (33.21%) HTML
4 91 (33.21%) Degree
5 87 (31.75%) CSS
6 82 (29.93%) JavaScript
6 82 (29.93%) SQL
6 82 (29.93%) jQuery
7 62 (22.63%) ASP.NET
8 61 (22.26%) Microsoft
9 38 (13.87%) Web Services
10 37 (13.50%) CRM
10 37 (13.50%) PHP
11 34 (12.41%) CSS3
12 33 (12.04%) HTML5
13 32 (11.68%) Computer Science
13 32 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (11.68%) Java
14 31 (11.31%) MVC
15 29 (10.58%) .NET Framework
15 29 (10.58%) Web Development
15 29 (10.58%) Dynamics CRM
15 29 (10.58%) CMS
15 29 (10.58%) Software Engineering
16 26 (9.49%) Photoshop
17 25 (9.12%) XML
17 25 (9.12%) Umbraco
17 25 (9.12%) Responsive Web Design
17 25 (9.12%) Sass

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (10.58%) CMS
2 25 (9.12%) Umbraco
3 19 (6.93%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.01%) WordPress
5 10 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.28%) Node.js
7 5 (1.82%) Joomla!
7 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (0.73%) Apache
9 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 26 (9.49%) Photoshop
2 14 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.46%) MS Office
4 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (10.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) SAP R/3
2 7 (2.55%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.19%) Magento
4 5 (1.82%) WebTrends
5 4 (1.46%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.09%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.73%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.46%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.46%) ElastiCache
2 4 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (1.09%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) DNS
1 5 (1.82%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.73%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (0.73%) Firewall
2 2 (0.73%) BIG-IP
2 2 (0.73%) VLAN
2 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) WLAN
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (33.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (6.57%) MySQL
4 9 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.55%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.46%) Big Data
7 4 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.09%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Informix
10 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.01%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.92%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.55%) LSMW
4 7 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.09%) Hudson
5 3 (1.09%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.09%) Subversion
6 2 (0.73%) Maven
6 2 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.36%) PVCS
7 1 (0.36%) Ant
7 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
General
1 23 (8.39%) Finance
2 14 (5.11%) Retail
3 11 (4.01%) Games
4 7 (2.55%) Marketing
4 7 (2.55%) Advertising
5 6 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.46%) Billing
7 3 (1.09%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (44.16%) .NET
2 91 (33.21%) HTML
3 87 (31.75%) CSS
4 82 (29.93%) jQuery
5 62 (22.63%) ASP.NET
6 38 (13.87%) Web Services
7 34 (12.41%) CSS3
8 33 (12.04%) HTML5
9 29 (10.58%) .NET Framework
10 25 (9.12%) XML
10 25 (9.12%) Sass
11 21 (7.66%) LESS
12 20 (7.30%) Ajax
13 9 (3.28%) LINQ
13 9 (3.28%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.92%) SOAP
14 8 (2.92%) Spring
15 7 (2.55%) Symfony
15 7 (2.55%) SAP Smart Forms
15 7 (2.55%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.68%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.19%) Social Media
4 5 (1.82%) Open Source
5 4 (1.46%) Online Games
5 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.46%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (1.09%) W3C
6 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.73%) SCADA
7 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.03%) Windows
2 19 (6.93%) Linux
3 8 (2.92%) Android
4 6 (2.19%) UNIX
5 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.73%) Debian
8 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.50%) CRM
2 32 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (11.31%) MVC
4 29 (10.58%) Software Engineering
4 29 (10.58%) Web Development
5 25 (9.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (8.03%) Web Design
7 18 (6.57%) OOP
8 16 (5.84%) OO
8 16 (5.84%) E-Commerce
9 14 (5.11%) SEO
10 13 (4.74%) Security Testing
11 12 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.38%) Information Security
12 10 (3.65%) Logistics
12 10 (3.65%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.65%) Waterfall
13 9 (3.28%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 106 (38.69%) C#
2 82 (29.93%) JavaScript
2 82 (29.93%) SQL
3 37 (13.50%) PHP
4 32 (11.68%) Java
5 24 (8.76%) C++
6 20 (7.30%) T-SQL
7 19 (6.93%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.01%) ABAP
9 7 (2.55%) SAPscript
10 5 (1.82%) VB
11 3 (1.09%) PHP5
11 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.09%) Python
11 3 (1.09%) C
11 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.09%) Perl
12 2 (0.73%) VB6
12 2 (0.73%) VBA
12 2 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (33.21%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.73%) MCSD
5 1 (0.36%) HND
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) CISSP
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) vSphere
3 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (22.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.03%) Adobe
3 17 (6.20%) SAP
4 10 (3.65%) Oracle
5 8 (2.92%) Google
6 6 (2.19%) IBM
6 6 (2.19%) HP
7 5 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.46%) VMware
8 4 (1.46%) Apple
9 3 (1.09%) Remedy
9 3 (1.09%) Cognos
10 2 (0.73%) JBoss
10 2 (0.73%) Citrix
10 2 (0.73%) Zend
10 2 (0.73%) Talend
11 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.36%) BT
11 1 (0.36%) Kofax
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