Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -40 +11 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 342 546 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.54% 3.62% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 3.75% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 298 513 530
Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% +1.82%

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 12,997 14,577 17,693
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.70% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10,218 12,120 13,962
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -47 212 £25,000 - 73
East Midlands -16 130 £25,000 - 54
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 142 (41.52%) JavaScript
2 136 (39.77%) HTML
3 130 (38.01%) CSS
4 120 (35.09%) C#
5 119 (34.80%) .NET
6 107 (31.29%) SQL
7 101 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (23.98%) Microsoft
9 77 (22.51%) SQL Server
10 75 (21.93%) MVC
11 73 (21.35%) ASP.NET
12 64 (18.71%) Degree
13 62 (18.13%) Web Development
14 47 (13.74%) jQuery
15 46 (13.45%) AngularJS
16 41 (11.99%) Finance
17 40 (11.70%) Git (software)
18 38 (11.11%) PHP
19 34 (9.94%) Python
20 32 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (9.06%) Test Automation
21 31 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 31 (9.06%) Java
22 30 (8.77%) Front End Development
23 29 (8.48%) T-SQL
23 29 (8.48%) Project Management
24 27 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
25 26 (7.60%) Windows
25 26 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
25 26 (7.60%) Computer Science

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 13 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.75%) IIS
2 6 (1.75%) WordPress
3 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.88%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.58%) Apache
5 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) Confluence
5 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.29%) Moodle
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Blender
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.58%) Magento
3 2 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (3.51%) SaaS
2 8 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (1.75%) Serverless
4 4 (1.17%) GitHub
4 4 (1.17%) Office 365
5 3 (0.88%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.17%) Firewall
2 3 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.58%) RTP
3 2 (0.58%) SMS
3 2 (0.58%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) BGP
4 1 (0.29%) Broadband
4 1 (0.29%) HSRP
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.29%) IPv6
4 1 (0.29%) Modbus
4 1 (0.29%) MPLS
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) OSPF
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (22.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.26%) MySQL
3 13 (3.80%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.80%) Impala
4 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.34%) Big Data
6 8 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.46%) MS Access
8 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.88%) QlikView
10 3 (0.88%) Redis
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.22%) JIRA
5 9 (2.63%) Subversion
6 6 (1.75%) Selenium
7 5 (1.46%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.46%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.46%) Maven
7 5 (1.46%) NUnit
8 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.29%) git-flow
10 1 (0.29%) Grunt
10 1 (0.29%) gulp
10 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (11.99%) Finance
2 21 (6.14%) Retail
3 9 (2.63%) Advertising
3 9 (2.63%) Marketing
4 7 (2.05%) Games
5 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.88%) Electronics
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (39.77%) HTML
2 130 (38.01%) CSS
3 119 (34.80%) .NET
4 73 (21.35%) ASP.NET
5 47 (13.74%) jQuery
6 46 (13.45%) AngularJS
7 32 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (7.31%) HTML5
10 22 (6.43%) .NET Framework
10 22 (6.43%) Node.js
11 19 (5.56%) CSS3
12 18 (5.26%) Web Services
13 14 (4.09%) Ajax
13 14 (4.09%) WCF
14 13 (3.80%) Laravel
14 13 (3.80%) Natural Language Processing
14 13 (3.80%) XML
15 12 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (3.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.60%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.68%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.39%) Graphic Design
3 15 (4.39%) User Experience
4 13 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.22%) NHS
7 8 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.17%) BBC
9 4 (1.17%) Social Media
10 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.88%) Blog
10 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.29%) Oculus Rift
12 1 (0.29%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.60%) Windows
2 19 (5.56%) Linux
3 10 (2.92%) Android
3 10 (2.92%) Unix
4 8 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.88%) AIX
7 3 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.93%) MVC
3 62 (18.13%) Web Development
4 31 (9.06%) Test Automation
5 30 (8.77%) Front End Development
6 29 (8.48%) Project Management
7 27 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (7.31%) Software Engineering
10 19 (5.56%) Information Security
11 18 (5.26%) CRM
11 18 (5.26%) Scrum
12 17 (4.97%) OO
12 17 (4.97%) TDD
12 17 (4.97%) Visualisation
13 16 (4.68%) Data Science
14 15 (4.39%) Data Visualisation
14 15 (4.39%) Security Operations
15 14 (4.09%) Mathematics
15 14 (4.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 142 (41.52%) JavaScript
2 120 (35.09%) C#
3 107 (31.29%) SQL
4 38 (11.11%) PHP
5 34 (9.94%) Python
6 31 (9.06%) Java
7 29 (8.48%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.80%) R
9 11 (3.22%) C++
10 9 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.75%) C
12 5 (1.46%) Perl
12 5 (1.46%) Ruby
12 5 (1.46%) VBA
13 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.58%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.58%) ES6
15 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (18.71%) Degree
2 23 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.92%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.34%) ISEB
6 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.58%) HND
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCSE
9 1 (0.29%) OCA
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.73%) QA
2 15 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.63%) PMO
4 6 (1.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.58%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Data Guard
1 3 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.29%) Kibana
2 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 82 (23.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.39%) Tableau
3 12 (3.51%) Adobe
3 12 (3.51%) Google
3 12 (3.51%) Oracle
4 6 (1.75%) Twitter
5 4 (1.17%) SAP
6 3 (0.88%) Apple
6 3 (0.88%) Zend
7 2 (0.58%) Facebook
7 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.58%) Sony
7 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.58%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco
8 1 (0.29%) Cognos
8 1 (0.29%) Planview
8 1 (0.29%) Remedy
8 1 (0.29%) Sage
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com