Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 86 99
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 88 126 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.39% 2.91% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.00% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 87 126 88
Birmingham median annual salary £26,500 £22,742 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.52% -9.03% +11.11%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £35,495 £31,250
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,557 4,198 3,655
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.04% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,689 3,157 3,063
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% -0.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Birmingham

Junior
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Junior in Birmingham

Junior
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Birmingham

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 42 (47.73%) Degree
2 33 (37.50%) .NET
3 32 (36.36%) C#
4 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET
6 24 (27.27%) Java
7 22 (25.00%) Python
8 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
8 21 (23.86%) HTML
8 21 (23.86%) SQL
9 20 (22.73%) CSS
9 20 (22.73%) MVC
10 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (20.45%) Marketing
10 18 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (19.32%) Linux
12 15 (17.05%) BDD
12 15 (17.05%) TDD
12 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
12 15 (17.05%) J2EE
13 12 (13.64%) PHP
13 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 10 (11.36%) C++
14 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (11.36%) jQuery
15 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
15 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
16 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
16 8 (9.09%) XML
16 8 (9.09%) OO

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.27%) OpenEdge
1 2 (2.27%) SAS
1 2 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Primavera
1 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.55%) SSDT
5 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.41%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) Power BI
7 1 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.45%) Marketing
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.86%) HTML
4 20 (22.73%) CSS
5 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (17.05%) J2EE
7 10 (11.36%) jQuery
8 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.09%) XML
9 7 (7.95%) CSS3
9 7 (7.95%) HTML5
10 4 (4.55%) Akka
10 4 (4.55%) Mason
10 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.55%) Reactive Extensions
10 4 (4.55%) ReactiveX
10 4 (4.55%) SignalR
10 4 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (4.55%) Visualforce
10 4 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) BBC
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Android
2 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.73%) MVC
3 18 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (17.05%) BDD
4 15 (17.05%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
6 8 (9.09%) OO
7 7 (7.95%) Physics
7 7 (7.95%) Web Development
8 6 (6.82%) CAD
8 6 (6.82%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.68%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.68%) Project Management
9 5 (5.68%) Wireframes
10 4 (4.55%) Functional Programming
10 4 (4.55%) MVVM
10 4 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (4.55%) SIEM
10 4 (4.55%) SOLID
10 4 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) C#
2 24 (27.27%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) Python
4 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) SQL
5 12 (13.64%) PHP
6 10 (11.36%) C++
7 7 (7.95%) C
8 6 (6.82%) Perl
9 4 (4.55%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.55%) F#
9 4 (4.55%) XAML
10 2 (2.27%) R
10 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.27%) VBA
11 1 (1.14%) ABAP
11 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (47.73%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.55%) CEH
3 4 (4.55%) CISSP
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.27%) PhD
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.41%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Aruba
5 1 (1.14%) Brocade
5 1 (1.14%) F5
5 1 (1.14%) Jedox
5 1 (1.14%) Meru Networks
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Teradata
5 1 (1.14%) WooCommerce