The median annual salary for a Junior was £22,750 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 56 27 57
Rank change year-on-year -29 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 6 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.36% 7.05% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 7.14% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 45 13
Median salary £22,750 £25,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +21.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,600 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 426 658 575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.60% 98.65% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 342 600 511
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured Junior in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -6 3 £21,500 -21.81%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 3 £25,500 +6.25%
Junior
West Midlands

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
3 3 (21.43%) Magento
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
3 3 (21.43%) Burp Suite
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 3 (21.43%) Automotive
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Retail

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Burp Suite
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
1 3 (21.43%) MVC
1 3 (21.43%) OO
1 3 (21.43%) OOP
1 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) MVVM
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) System Testing
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Apple
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP