Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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

Junior
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 77 97
Rank change year-on-year -41 +20 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 405 561 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.70% 3.54% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 3.64% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 373 565 484
Midlands median annual salary £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,425
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14,552 15,403 17,412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.11% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11,671 12,570 14,086
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the Midlands

Junior
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Junior in the Midlands

Junior
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in the Midlands

Junior
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -28 266 £25,000 - 116
East Midlands -48 136 £26,000 +9.47% 77
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Midlands region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 169 (41.73%) JavaScript
2 168 (41.48%) HTML
3 155 (38.27%) CSS
4 123 (30.37%) C#
5 119 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (28.40%) .NET
7 111 (27.41%) SQL
8 101 (24.94%) Degree
9 96 (23.70%) Java
10 79 (19.51%) AngularJS
11 77 (19.01%) SQL Server
12 76 (18.77%) PHP
12 76 (18.77%) Web Development
13 75 (18.52%) jQuery
14 74 (18.27%) HTML5
15 62 (15.31%) MVC
16 59 (14.57%) Microsoft
17 57 (14.07%) CSS3
18 55 (13.58%) ASP.NET
19 52 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (12.35%) Computer Science
21 43 (10.62%) Git (software)
21 43 (10.62%) Games
22 41 (10.12%) Retail
23 38 (9.38%) Mobile App
24 37 (9.14%) MySQL
24 37 (9.14%) Node.js
25 36 (8.89%) Finance
25 36 (8.89%) Front End Development
25 36 (8.89%) Problem-Solving

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 18 (4.44%) Umbraco
2 13 (3.21%) WordPress
3 9 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.48%) CMS
5 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.23%) IIS
5 5 (1.23%) SAS
6 4 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (0.99%) JBoss
7 3 (0.74%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.49%) Confluence
8 2 (0.49%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.74%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (3.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (2.96%) Magento
3 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) Shopify
6 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.96%) Sage Pay
3 10 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.48%) SaaS
5 5 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.74%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.49%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.49%) GitHub
7 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.49%) Office 365
8 1 (0.25%) AdWords
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.25%) npm
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
8 1 (0.25%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.22%) Internet
2 8 (1.98%) HTTP
3 6 (1.48%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (0.99%) Firewall
4 4 (0.99%) SMS
5 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.49%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.14%) MySQL
3 13 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.73%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.23%) GIS
8 5 (1.23%) OLTP
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.99%) Power BI
10 3 (0.74%) QlikView
11 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.49%) Spatial Data
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.20%) JIRA
3 14 (3.46%) Subversion
4 11 (2.72%) Selenium
5 9 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.98%) Mercurial
6 8 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.73%) Moq
7 7 (1.73%) NUnit
7 7 (1.73%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.48%) MSTest
8 6 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.23%) gulp
10 4 (0.99%) Grunt
10 4 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.49%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.49%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.49%) TestRail
General
1 43 (10.62%) Games
2 41 (10.12%) Retail
3 36 (8.89%) Finance
4 29 (7.16%) Marketing
5 13 (3.21%) Banking
6 10 (2.47%) Advertising
6 10 (2.47%) Automotive
7 7 (1.73%) Electronics
8 6 (1.48%) Legal
9 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (41.48%) HTML
2 155 (38.27%) CSS
3 115 (28.40%) .NET
4 79 (19.51%) AngularJS
5 75 (18.52%) jQuery
6 74 (18.27%) HTML5
7 57 (14.07%) CSS3
8 55 (13.58%) ASP.NET
9 37 (9.14%) Node.js
10 28 (6.91%) Web Services
10 28 (6.91%) XML
11 25 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (4.69%) .NET Framework
13 17 (4.20%) J2EE
13 17 (4.20%) React
14 14 (3.46%) Sass
15 13 (3.21%) JSON
16 12 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (2.96%) Spring
16 12 (2.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 38 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 33 (8.15%) User Experience
4 22 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.46%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.22%) EPoS
8 7 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.23%) BBC
10 4 (0.99%) Fintech
10 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.49%) Animation
12 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.49%) iPhone
12 2 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.65%) Linux
2 30 (7.41%) Android
3 26 (6.42%) Apple iOS
4 25 (6.17%) Windows
5 6 (1.48%) Unix
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.77%) Web Development
3 62 (15.31%) MVC
4 52 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (8.89%) Front End Development
5 36 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (8.15%) Scrum
7 29 (7.16%) OOP
8 26 (6.42%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (5.93%) Test Automation
10 22 (5.43%) TDD
11 19 (4.69%) OO
11 19 (4.69%) Project Management
12 18 (4.44%) Mobile Development
13 16 (3.95%) CRM
13 16 (3.95%) SDLC
14 15 (3.70%) BDD
14 15 (3.70%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.46%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (41.73%) JavaScript
2 123 (30.37%) C#
3 111 (27.41%) SQL
4 96 (23.70%) Java
5 76 (18.77%) PHP
6 26 (6.42%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.93%) Python
8 18 (4.44%) C++
9 10 (2.47%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.23%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.99%) R
11 4 (0.99%) VB
12 3 (0.74%) Perl
12 3 (0.74%) Ruby
12 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.49%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.49%) BeanShell
13 2 (0.49%) C
13 2 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (24.94%) Degree
2 28 (6.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.23%) ISEB
7 4 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.99%) MCP
8 3 (0.74%) CEH
8 3 (0.74%) CISSP
9 2 (0.49%) APMP
9 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.49%) HND
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.49%) PhD
9 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.68%) QA
2 8 (1.98%) SLA
3 7 (1.73%) PMO
4 3 (0.74%) DICOM
4 3 (0.74%) HL7
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.99%) Docker
2 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.23%) Puppet
2 2 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.41%) Google
3 16 (3.95%) Oracle
3 16 (3.95%) Twitter
4 10 (2.47%) Adobe
5 7 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.48%) SAP
7 5 (1.23%) BMC
7 5 (1.23%) Nimsoft
7 5 (1.23%) Remedy
8 4 (0.99%) Apple
8 4 (0.99%) Capita
8 4 (0.99%) IFS
8 4 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.74%) Aruba
9 3 (0.74%) Epicor
9 3 (0.74%) Sage
9 3 (0.74%) VMware
10 2 (0.49%) Citrix
10 2 (0.49%) Misys