Period
to 25 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 120 86
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 324 320 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.11% 2.63% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.74% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 267 494
Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 10,010 11,667 14,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 95.98% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,372 8,783 11,840
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,900 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +33 212 £25,500 +2.00% 60
East Midlands +8 112 £25,000 - 53
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 (43.83%) C#
2 135 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 118 (36.42%) .NET
4 98 (30.25%) SQL
5 94 (29.01%) CSS
6 91 (28.09%) HTML
7 70 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (21.30%) ASP.NET
9 65 (20.06%) Degree
10 59 (18.21%) Microsoft
11 55 (16.98%) SQL Server
12 52 (16.05%) Azure
13 42 (12.96%) Web Development
14 41 (12.65%) Finance
15 39 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (11.73%) MVC
17 34 (10.49%) Git (software)
18 33 (10.19%) AngularJS
19 32 (9.88%) AWS
19 32 (9.88%) Computer Science
20 29 (8.95%) React
21 27 (8.33%) Scrum
21 27 (8.33%) Windows
21 27 (8.33%) User Experience
22 25 (7.72%) DevOps
22 25 (7.72%) Java
22 25 (7.72%) Software Engineering
23 24 (7.41%) TDD
23 24 (7.41%) Node.js
24 23 (7.10%) Retail

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 9 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.23%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) TPMS
5 2 (0.62%) CMS
5 2 (0.62%) Confluence
5 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) WildFly
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
6 1 (0.31%) Zope
Applications
1 17 (5.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.62%) InDesign
6 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.62%) Simulink
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Primavera
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.23%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.93%) Lawson
5 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.05%) Azure
2 32 (9.88%) AWS
3 8 (2.47%) Office 365
4 6 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.85%) SaaS
5 4 (1.23%) GitHub
5 4 (1.23%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) GCP
7 2 (0.62%) npm
7 2 (0.62%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.31%) Apigee
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.31%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.78%) Firewall
2 8 (2.47%) LAN
3 7 (2.16%) VPN
3 7 (2.16%) WAN
3 7 (2.16%) WLAN
4 6 (1.85%) Internet
5 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.31%) Broadband
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) DSL
7 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) VLAN
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.09%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.85%) MySQL
5 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.23%) Power BI
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.62%) QlikView
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.31%) Redis
9 1 (0.31%) Riak
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.09%) JIRA
4 9 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.16%) Bower
5 7 (2.16%) Grunt
5 7 (2.16%) gulp
5 7 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.16%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.93%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.62%) Babel
9 2 (0.62%) Balsamiq
9 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.62%) Selenium
9 2 (0.62%) Subversion
9 2 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 41 (12.65%) Finance
2 23 (7.10%) Retail
3 14 (4.32%) Banking
4 9 (2.78%) Games
5 8 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.16%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.23%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
8 2 (0.62%) Police
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (36.42%) .NET
2 94 (29.01%) CSS
3 91 (28.09%) HTML
4 69 (21.30%) ASP.NET
5 33 (10.19%) AngularJS
6 29 (8.95%) React
7 24 (7.41%) Node.js
8 22 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (6.17%) jQuery
10 18 (5.56%) .NET Core
11 17 (5.25%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (4.63%) Spring
12 15 (4.63%) Web Services
13 12 (3.70%) Kendo UI
14 11 (3.40%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.40%) ASP.NET Core
15 9 (2.78%) Express
16 8 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (2.47%) Vue.js
17 7 (2.16%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.33%) User Experience
2 17 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.25%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.32%) Graphic Design
5 13 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.16%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 3 (0.93%) SCADA
10 2 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.33%) Windows
2 19 (5.86%) Linux
3 5 (1.54%) Android
4 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.93%) Unix
5 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.96%) Web Development
3 39 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (11.73%) MVC
5 32 (9.88%) Computer Science
6 27 (8.33%) Scrum
7 25 (7.72%) DevOps
7 25 (7.72%) Software Engineering
8 24 (7.41%) TDD
9 21 (6.48%) Front End Development
10 18 (5.56%) Project Management
11 17 (5.25%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (4.94%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.94%) Test Automation
13 15 (4.63%) OOP
14 14 (4.32%) Microservices
15 13 (4.01%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (4.01%) SDLC
15 13 (4.01%) Software Delivery
16 12 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (43.83%) C#
2 135 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 98 (30.25%) SQL
4 25 (7.72%) Java
5 18 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 17 (5.25%) PHP
7 15 (4.63%) Python
8 14 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.01%) VB
10 12 (3.70%) C++
11 10 (3.09%) C
12 6 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.85%) Java 8
13 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.23%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.93%) ES6
16 2 (0.62%) ES7
16 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (20.06%) Degree
2 15 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.70%) HND
4 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) OCA
6 4 (1.23%) OCP
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.23%) PMP
7 3 (0.93%) CEH
7 3 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (0.93%) GSEC
7 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) CISM
8 2 (0.62%) CISSP
8 2 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.31%) ACCA
9 1 (0.31%) MCSD
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.78%) PMO
2 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.54%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.31%) Basel II
4 1 (0.31%) GxP
4 1 (0.31%) IFRS
4 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (5.56%) Docker
2 7 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.62%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.31%) NFS
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.31%) Kibana
3 1 (0.31%) logstash
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Terraform
3 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.79%) Adobe
3 17 (5.25%) Oracle
4 7 (2.16%) Remedy
5 6 (1.85%) DevExpress
5 6 (1.85%) SAP
6 4 (1.23%) Citrix
6 4 (1.23%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.93%) Epicor
7 3 (0.93%) Google
7 3 (0.93%) IFS
7 3 (0.93%) Sage
7 3 (0.93%) TOWER Software
7 3 (0.93%) VMware
7 3 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.62%) Apple
8 2 (0.62%) Cisco
8 2 (0.62%) IBM
8 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.62%) Veeam