Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 88 38
Rank change year-on-year +36 -50 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 45 14 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.10% 1.27% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 1.30% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 62
Staffordshire median annual salary £23,500 £29,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.66% +21.88% +9.09%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £29,275 £32,500 £28,500
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1,076 1,079 1,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.00% 97.91% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 870 922 1,018
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,535 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.04% +12.86% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,025 £22,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Staffordshire

Junior
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Junior in Staffordshire

Junior
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Staffordshire

Junior
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Staffordshire 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
Stafford +20 18 £22,500 -19.64% 2
Lichfield - 10 £24,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +14 7 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £21,750 -
Tamworth -7 1 - - 2
Junior
West Midlands

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 17 (37.78%) HTML
1 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
2 16 (35.56%) Magento
3 15 (33.33%) PHP
4 14 (31.11%) Retail
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Electronics
5 13 (28.89%) Automotive
6 12 (26.67%) MVC
6 12 (26.67%) CSS
6 12 (26.67%) Marketing
6 12 (26.67%) WordPress
7 11 (24.44%) MySQL
8 10 (22.22%) SQL
8 10 (22.22%) jQuery
8 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.00%) Web Development
9 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 9 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) SDLC
11 7 (15.56%) Laravel
11 7 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.56%) HTML5
12 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.33%) Games
13 5 (11.11%) OO PHP

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 12 (26.67%) WordPress
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
1 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.44%) Power BI
3 2 (4.44%) QlikView
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) MSI
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.22%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) Moq
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 14 (31.11%) Retail
2 13 (28.89%) Automotive
2 13 (28.89%) Electronics
3 12 (26.67%) Marketing
4 6 (13.33%) Games
5 2 (4.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 10 (22.22%) jQuery
4 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.56%) HTML5
5 7 (15.56%) Laravel
5 7 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.11%) CakePHP
6 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 5 (11.11%) Symfony
7 4 (8.89%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (8.89%) REST
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) LESS
8 3 (6.67%) Sass
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (4.44%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.44%) BBC
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) Web Development
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) OO
7 5 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.44%) Test Management
9 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) PHP
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Zend
3 4 (8.89%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle