Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 81 95
Rank change year-on-year -61 +14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 333 537 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.29% 3.43% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.54% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 307 521 526
Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 14,057 15,154 18,473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.87% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11,273 12,639 14,756
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -54 206 £25,000 - 51
East Midlands -34 124 £26,000 +4.00% 50
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 137 (41.14%) JavaScript
2 130 (39.04%) HTML
3 120 (36.04%) CSS
4 110 (33.03%) SQL
5 107 (32.13%) C#
6 99 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (29.43%) .NET
8 93 (27.93%) Degree
9 69 (20.72%) Java
10 65 (19.52%) SQL Server
11 61 (18.32%) ASP.NET
12 58 (17.42%) AngularJS
13 55 (16.52%) Microsoft
14 54 (16.22%) MVC
14 54 (16.22%) Web Development
15 49 (14.71%) PHP
15 49 (14.71%) jQuery
16 41 (12.31%) Git (software)
16 41 (12.31%) HTML5
17 39 (11.71%) Finance
17 39 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (10.21%) CSS3
19 34 (10.21%) Computer Science
20 32 (9.61%) Test Automation
21 30 (9.01%) Project Management
22 29 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
22 29 (8.71%) Computer Science Degree
23 28 (8.41%) Node.js
23 28 (8.41%) T-SQL

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 11 (3.30%) Umbraco
2 5 (1.50%) IIS
2 5 (1.50%) WordPress
3 3 (0.90%) Confluence
4 2 (0.60%) Apache
4 2 (0.60%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.60%) CMS
4 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (0.60%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) Blender
5 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.60%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (3.90%) SaaS
2 9 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (2.40%) Sage Pay
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) npm
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
5 1 (0.30%) Serverless
5 1 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) Firewall
1 4 (1.20%) Internet
1 4 (1.20%) SMS
2 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
3 2 (0.60%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.60%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) BGP
4 1 (0.30%) Broadband
4 1 (0.30%) HSRP
4 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.30%) IPv6
4 1 (0.30%) Modbus
4 1 (0.30%) MPLS
4 1 (0.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.30%) OSPF
4 1 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.01%) MySQL
3 14 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.50%) Big Data
8 5 (1.50%) GIS
9 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.60%) MS Access
10 2 (0.60%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.60%) Power BI
10 2 (0.60%) QlikView
10 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.11%) JIRA
3 13 (3.90%) Subversion
4 9 (2.70%) Selenium
5 7 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.10%) Maven
5 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.20%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.20%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.20%) NUnit
6 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.90%) gulp
7 3 (0.90%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.60%) Grunt
8 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.60%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (11.71%) Finance
2 25 (7.51%) Retail
3 20 (6.01%) Marketing
4 13 (3.90%) Games
5 10 (3.00%) Legal
6 9 (2.70%) Banking
7 7 (2.10%) Advertising
8 5 (1.50%) Automotive
9 4 (1.20%) Electronics
9 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) German Language
12 1 (0.30%) Hindi Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (39.04%) HTML
2 120 (36.04%) CSS
3 98 (29.43%) .NET
4 61 (18.32%) ASP.NET
5 58 (17.42%) AngularJS
6 49 (14.71%) jQuery
7 41 (12.31%) HTML5
8 34 (10.21%) CSS3
9 29 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (8.41%) Node.js
11 22 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (4.80%) Web Services
13 15 (4.50%) .NET Framework
14 13 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (3.30%) Entity Framework
16 10 (3.00%) Angular 2
16 10 (3.00%) Spring
17 9 (2.70%) Laravel
17 9 (2.70%) XML
18 8 (2.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.21%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.70%) NHS
4 9 (2.70%) User Experience
5 8 (2.40%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.20%) Fintech
8 3 (0.90%) Blog
8 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.90%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.60%) BBC
9 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.11%) Linux
2 19 (5.71%) Windows
3 14 (4.20%) Android
4 11 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.00%) Unix
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.22%) MVC
2 54 (16.22%) Web Development
3 39 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (9.61%) Test Automation
6 30 (9.01%) Project Management
7 27 (8.11%) Front End Development
8 25 (7.51%) Software Engineering
9 24 (7.21%) Business Analysis
10 22 (6.61%) CRM
10 22 (6.61%) OOP
10 22 (6.61%) Scrum
11 21 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (6.01%) TDD
13 18 (5.41%) OO
14 15 (4.50%) SDLC
15 13 (3.90%) Software Testing
16 12 (3.60%) DevOps
17 11 (3.30%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (41.14%) JavaScript
2 110 (33.03%) SQL
3 107 (32.13%) C#
4 69 (20.72%) Java
5 49 (14.71%) PHP
6 28 (8.41%) Python
6 28 (8.41%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.11%) C++
8 9 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.10%) Perl
10 5 (1.50%) Ruby
11 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.60%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.60%) ES6
12 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.60%) VBA
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (27.93%) Degree
2 29 (8.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.70%) ISEB
5 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.60%) HND
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.60%) MCP
6 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.30%) APMP
7 1 (0.30%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) SANS
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.41%) QA
2 10 (3.00%) PMO
3 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) DICOM
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Ansible
1 1 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.30%) Kibana
1 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.80%) Oracle
3 15 (4.50%) Google
4 7 (2.10%) Twitter
5 6 (1.80%) Capita
5 6 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.50%) SAP
7 4 (1.20%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.90%) Cisco
8 3 (0.90%) Cognos
8 3 (0.90%) Zend
9 2 (0.60%) Adobe
9 2 (0.60%) Aruba
9 2 (0.60%) Misys
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.30%) ESRI
10 1 (0.30%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.30%) Sage