Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 76 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 530 600 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.53% 3.65% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 3.77% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 491 584 504
Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £33,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +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 14,578 15,926 17,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.99% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11,842 12,659 14,038
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +14 376 £25,000 +2.04% 47
East Midlands -36 154 £25,000 +8.70% 50
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Midlands region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 231 (43.58%) HTML
2 226 (42.64%) JavaScript
3 210 (39.62%) CSS
4 169 (31.89%) .NET
5 167 (31.51%) C#
6 155 (29.25%) SQL
7 120 (22.64%) PHP
8 118 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
9 116 (21.89%) Degree
10 115 (21.70%) MVC
11 111 (20.94%) jQuery
12 106 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 104 (19.62%) Java
14 103 (19.43%) ASP.NET
15 98 (18.49%) AngularJS
16 91 (17.17%) Web Development
17 86 (16.23%) HTML5
18 77 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
19 72 (13.58%) Microsoft
20 71 (13.40%) MySQL
21 66 (12.45%) Computer Science
22 63 (11.89%) Marketing
23 62 (11.70%) Games
23 62 (11.70%) CSS3
24 49 (9.25%) Retail
24 49 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
25 48 (9.06%) Front End Development
26 45 (8.49%) Python
27 44 (8.30%) User Experience
28 43 (8.11%) OO

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 34 (6.42%) WordPress
2 13 (2.45%) Umbraco
3 10 (1.89%) CMS
3 10 (1.89%) JBoss
3 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.51%) IIS
5 5 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.75%) SAS
7 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) Drupal
8 2 (0.38%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.64%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) SPSS
6 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (3.77%) Magento
2 12 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Primavera
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.70%) GitHub
4 8 (1.51%) Sage Pay
5 5 (0.94%) IaaS
5 5 (0.94%) PaaS
5 5 (0.94%) SaaS
6 4 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.57%) Bluemix
7 3 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.38%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.38%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) AdWords
9 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.19%) npm
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Trello
9 1 (0.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.15%) Internet
2 9 (1.70%) Firewall
3 7 (1.32%) HTTP
3 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.13%) Hyperconnected
5 5 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.94%) Network Security
6 4 (0.75%) SMS
7 2 (0.38%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) BGP
8 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.19%) HSRP
8 1 (0.19%) IPv6
8 1 (0.19%) MPLS
8 1 (0.19%) OSPF
8 1 (0.19%) SAN
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
8 1 (0.19%) SSH
8 1 (0.19%) VoIP
8 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.40%) MySQL
3 26 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.26%) OLTP
7 12 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.70%) OLAP
10 9 (1.70%) Power BI
11 8 (1.51%) Big Data
12 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.75%) DataStage
13 4 (0.75%) DB2
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.85%) JIRA
3 23 (4.34%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.45%) Subversion
6 12 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.08%) NUnit
8 9 (1.70%) Selenium
9 7 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.32%) Moq
10 6 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.13%) gulp
10 6 (1.13%) MSTest
10 6 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.94%) Grunt
12 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.38%) Maven
13 2 (0.38%) MSI
13 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (11.89%) Marketing
2 62 (11.70%) Games
3 49 (9.25%) Retail
4 42 (7.92%) Finance
5 16 (3.02%) Electronics
6 15 (2.83%) Automotive
7 11 (2.08%) Advertising
8 10 (1.89%) Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (43.58%) HTML
2 210 (39.62%) CSS
3 169 (31.89%) .NET
4 111 (20.94%) jQuery
5 103 (19.43%) ASP.NET
6 98 (18.49%) AngularJS
7 86 (16.23%) HTML5
8 62 (11.70%) CSS3
9 49 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (8.11%) XML
11 32 (6.04%) Node.js
11 32 (6.04%) Web Services
12 30 (5.66%) REST
13 26 (4.91%) .NET Framework
13 26 (4.91%) J2EE
13 26 (4.91%) Sass
14 24 (4.53%) Laravel
15 23 (4.34%) React
16 22 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (3.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.45%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.30%) User Experience
3 41 (7.74%) Mobile App
4 37 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.26%) BBC
6 12 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.08%) Social Media
8 10 (1.89%) Graphic Design
9 8 (1.51%) EPoS
10 5 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.38%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.38%) FMCG
13 2 (0.38%) iPhone
13 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.23%) Linux
2 30 (5.66%) Android
3 27 (5.09%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.21%) Windows
5 3 (0.57%) Unix
6 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (21.70%) MVC
3 91 (17.17%) Web Development
4 77 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (9.06%) Front End Development
6 43 (8.11%) OO
7 30 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 27 (5.09%) Software Engineering
8 27 (5.09%) TDD
9 26 (4.91%) Scrum
10 23 (4.34%) Mathematics
10 23 (4.34%) Test Automation
11 22 (4.15%) SDLC
12 21 (3.96%) Wireframes
13 19 (3.58%) Web Design
14 18 (3.40%) BDD
14 18 (3.40%) OOP
15 17 (3.21%) Analytics
15 17 (3.21%) Game Development
15 17 (3.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (42.64%) JavaScript
2 167 (31.51%) C#
3 155 (29.25%) SQL
4 120 (22.64%) PHP
5 104 (19.62%) Java
6 45 (8.49%) Python
7 31 (5.85%) C++
8 24 (4.53%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.64%) C
11 12 (2.26%) R
12 11 (2.08%) Ruby
13 8 (1.51%) Perl
13 8 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.13%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.94%) Delphi
15 5 (0.94%) F#
15 5 (0.94%) VB
15 5 (0.94%) VBA
16 4 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (21.89%) Degree
2 30 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.75%) CEH
6 4 (0.75%) CISSP
7 3 (0.57%) CCNA
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.57%) OCP
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.38%) ISEB
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.38%) MCP
8 2 (0.38%) PhD
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) APMP
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.28%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) SLA
3 6 (1.13%) PMO
4 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.57%) DICOM
5 3 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.26%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.64%) Puppet
2 13 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.51%) Ansible
4 5 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.57%) Terraform
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) Icinga
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.91%) Google
2 26 (4.91%) Oracle
3 17 (3.21%) Adobe
4 15 (2.83%) Twitter
5 10 (1.89%) Zend
6 8 (1.51%) IBM
7 7 (1.32%) Cognos
7 7 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.94%) BMC
8 5 (0.94%) Nimsoft
8 5 (0.94%) Remedy
8 5 (0.94%) Tableau
8 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.75%) Apple
9 4 (0.75%) IFS
10 3 (0.57%) Greenplum
10 3 (0.57%) SAP
10 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.57%) TIBCO