Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 49 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 20 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.11% 3.87% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 3.93% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 50
Staffordshire median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,500 £17,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £33,500 £34,125 £28,750
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 630 788 1,024
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.83% 98.25% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 555 648 841
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,057 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.86% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,300 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 12 £25,000 - 2
Tamworth -7 4 £23,000 -29.23%
Burton-upon-Trent +17 1 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Cannock -2 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Lichfield -10 1 £21,500 -
Junior
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 7 (35.00%) Laravel
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Azure
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA
7 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
7 3 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) AWS
3 1 (5.00%) GCP
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Laravel
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 2 (10.00%) Symfony
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.00%) API Design
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Data Science
5 1 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (5.00%) Go
7 1 (5.00%) R
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Altiris
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow