Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 129 113
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 103 87 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.68% 1.81% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.89% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 94 77 81
Birmingham median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,300 £20,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £32,500
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3704 4607 3756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.46% 95.70% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3466 3096
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
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 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 55 (53.40%) C#
2 42 (40.78%) .NET
3 41 (39.81%) Degree
4 35 (33.98%) ASP.NET
5 34 (33.01%) CSS
6 32 (31.07%) HTML
7 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
7 30 (29.13%) SQL
8 29 (28.16%) MVC
9 22 (21.36%) Java
10 20 (19.42%) Games
11 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.45%) jQuery
12 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (15.53%) BDD
13 16 (15.53%) Game Development
13 16 (15.53%) J2EE
13 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
13 16 (15.53%) Linux
13 16 (15.53%) Python
13 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
13 16 (15.53%) TDD
14 15 (14.56%) Marketing
14 15 (14.56%) HTML5
15 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 12 (11.65%) Mobile Games
16 12 (11.65%) VB.NET
16 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
16 12 (11.65%) Retail

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 3 (2.91%) WordPress
2 2 (1.94%) CMS
2 2 (1.94%) Drupal
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) OpenEdge
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.83%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.97%) InDesign
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.97%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) ATM
2 4 (3.88%) WAN
3 3 (2.91%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) Network Security
4 2 (1.94%) LAN
4 2 (1.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) Intranet
5 1 (0.97%) NAS
5 1 (0.97%) PABX
5 1 (0.97%) SAN
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) DB2
4 2 (1.94%) MS Access
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.97%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.94%) Ant
5 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.97%) JMeter
5 1 (0.97%) JUnit
5 1 (0.97%) Maven
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 20 (19.42%) Games
2 15 (14.56%) Marketing
3 12 (11.65%) Retail
4 7 (6.80%) Finance
5 3 (2.91%) Automotive
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.97%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.97%) German Language
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Local Government
7 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.97%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.78%) .NET
2 35 (33.98%) ASP.NET
3 34 (33.01%) CSS
4 32 (31.07%) HTML
5 19 (18.45%) jQuery
6 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (15.53%) J2EE
8 15 (14.56%) HTML5
9 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
9 12 (11.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.83%) CSS3
12 6 (5.83%) Sass
13 5 (4.85%) WPF
14 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (2.91%) Node.js
15 3 (2.91%) React
15 3 (2.91%) XML
16 2 (1.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Mobile Games
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.94%) BBC
7 1 (0.97%) CMDB
7 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.97%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) MVC
2 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.53%) BDD
3 16 (15.53%) Game Development
3 16 (15.53%) TDD
4 11 (10.68%) Open Source
4 11 (10.68%) Web Development
5 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
6 8 (7.77%) ITIL
7 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.88%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.88%) Mobile Development
8 4 (3.88%) Telematics
8 4 (3.88%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.88%) Time Management
9 3 (2.91%) OO
9 3 (2.91%) SDLC
9 3 (2.91%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.40%) C#
2 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.13%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) Java
4 16 (15.53%) Python
5 12 (11.65%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.71%) PHP
7 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.91%) C++
8 3 (2.91%) VBA
9 2 (1.94%) C
10 1 (0.97%) F#
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) XAML
10 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (39.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CCNA
3 2 (1.94%) CCNP
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.94%) GNVQ
3 2 (1.94%) HND
3 2 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
1 1 (0.97%) Firmware
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.91%) Adobe
2 3 (2.91%) SAP
2 3 (2.91%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.97%) Citrix
4 1 (0.97%) CommVault
4 1 (0.97%) Dell
4 1 (0.97%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (0.97%) EMC
4 1 (0.97%) IBM
4 1 (0.97%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.97%) Remedy
4 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter
4 1 (0.97%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago