Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 28 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.41% 4.82% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 4.94% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 47
Staffordshire median annual salary £21,500 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -6.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,750 £16,250
90th Percentile £33,125 £28,750 £39,000
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 803 991 1,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.93% 97.44% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 666 803 1,067
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 13 £20,500 -18.00% 4
Lichfield +15 6 £21,500 -14.00% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -11 3 £27,000 +24.14% 1
Tamworth - 3 £32,500 - 1
Cannock - 2 £25,000 -
Junior
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Staffordshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 9 (32.14%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) PHP
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
8 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) SaaS
8 6 (21.43%) Web Development
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) LAMP
9 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) React
9 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
10 4 (14.29%) jQuery
10 4 (14.29%) Android
11 3 (10.71%) MVC
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
11 3 (10.71%) Degree
11 3 (10.71%) JIRA
11 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework

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 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Functions
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (21.43%) CSS3
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) LAMP
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) React
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.71%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.14%) Java EE
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (3.57%) JSON
9 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.57%) WCF
9 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.71%) Android Development
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (3.57%) Microservices
6 1 (3.57%) MoSCoW
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.57%) Supply Chain Planning
6 1 (3.57%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Xamarin