Junior Jobs in the Midlands

Junior
England > Midlands

The median Junior salary in the Midlands is £29,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 175 190 192
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 150 106 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.25% 1.37% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.52% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 120 96 175
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £24,240 £27,500 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.14% - +27.27%
75th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £43,875 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.49% +1.43% +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,319 6,963 11,747
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 90.07% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,556 4,397 7,549
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,000 £28,321
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £66,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the Midlands

Junior
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Junior in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Junior in the Midlands

Junior
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Junior in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2024.

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 July 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -13 83 £32,500 -7.14% 23
East Midlands +17 67 £27,000 -16.92% 15
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2024, Junior job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 46 (30.67%) Social Skills
2 36 (24.00%) Degree
3 29 (19.33%) C#
3 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.33%) Customer Service
4 26 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (16.67%) SQL
5 25 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 19 (12.67%) Agile
7 18 (12.00%) Finance
7 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (10.00%) Windows
8 15 (10.00%) Azure
9 14 (9.33%) AWS
9 14 (9.33%) SaaS
9 14 (9.33%) Asset Management
9 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.33%) Project Management
10 13 (8.67%) SLA
10 13 (8.67%) HTML
11 12 (8.00%) Java
11 12 (8.00%) PHP
11 12 (8.00%) CSS
11 12 (8.00%) Marketing
11 12 (8.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 11 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.67%) C++
13 10 (6.67%) Scrum

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.67%) WordPress
2 3 (2.00%) CMS
2 3 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.67%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.67%) Fusion 360
4 1 (0.67%) InDesign
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.67%) Revit
4 1 (0.67%) Sketch
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) Trello
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
2 3 (2.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.00%) Azure
2 14 (9.33%) AWS
2 14 (9.33%) SaaS
3 10 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.67%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (2.67%) GitHub
6 3 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.00%) Sage Pay
6 3 (2.00%) WhatsApp
7 2 (1.33%) Figma
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.67%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.67%) Entra ID
8 1 (0.67%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.67%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.67%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.67%) Serverless
8 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Broadband
1 6 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.00%) Network Security
3 2 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) MPLS
3 2 (1.33%) SD-WAN
3 2 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) 3G
4 1 (0.67%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.67%) PBX
4 1 (0.67%) VoIP
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.00%) Power BI
3 2 (1.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.33%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.33%) Tableau
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) DynamoDB
4 1 (0.67%) Metadata
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Git
2 1 (0.67%) GitLab
General
1 46 (30.67%) Social Skills
2 18 (12.00%) Finance
3 12 (8.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 12 (8.00%) Marketing
4 10 (6.67%) Law
4 10 (6.67%) Retail
5 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.67%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.00%) Electronics
9 3 (2.00%) Games
9 3 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.67%) Automotive
11 1 (0.67%) Legal
11 1 (0.67%) Police
11 1 (0.67%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) HTML
2 12 (8.00%) CSS
3 9 (6.00%) React
4 8 (5.33%) .NET
5 6 (4.00%) RESTful
5 6 (4.00%) Tailwind CSS
6 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.33%) Vue
7 4 (2.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.67%) JSON
7 4 (2.67%) Node.js
7 4 (2.67%) React Native
8 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (2.00%) Ember.js
8 3 (2.00%) GraphQL
8 3 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.00%) Next.js
8 3 (2.00%) Symfony
8 3 (2.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.67%) Cyberattack
4 4 (2.67%) Fibre Optics
4 4 (2.67%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (2.00%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.33%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.33%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) Virtual Reality
7 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) IVR
7 1 (0.67%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Product Ownership
7 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.00%) Linux
4 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) Customer Service
1 26 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.67%) Agile
4 14 (9.33%) Asset Management
4 14 (9.33%) Project Management
4 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (6.67%) Scrum
7 9 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (6.00%) ERP
7 9 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.00%) MVC
7 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.33%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (5.33%) Defect Management
8 8 (5.33%) DevOps
8 8 (5.33%) ITIL
8 8 (5.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.33%) C#
2 25 (16.67%) SQL
3 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.00%) Java
4 12 (8.00%) PHP
5 10 (6.67%) C++
6 7 (4.67%) Python
7 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.00%) C
8 3 (2.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 2 (1.33%) R
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (24.00%) Degree
2 11 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.67%) CEH
5 4 (2.67%) CISM
5 4 (2.67%) CISSP
5 4 (2.67%) OSCP
6 2 (1.33%) Azure Certification
6 2 (1.33%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) APMP
7 1 (0.67%) MCSE
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.67%) PMO
4 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.33%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) GDPR
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) Docker
2 5 (3.33%) KVM
3 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Terraform
2 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) Grafana
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.33%) Adobe
2 5 (3.33%) Dell
3 3 (2.00%) F5
3 3 (2.00%) Google
3 3 (2.00%) YouTube
3 3 (2.00%) Zend
4 2 (1.33%) Databricks
4 2 (1.33%) IFS
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle
4 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.33%) VMware
4 2 (1.33%) WooCommerce
5 1 (0.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.67%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.67%) Cadence
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco
5 1 (0.67%) NEC
5 1 (0.67%) Progress
5 1 (0.67%) SAP