The median annual salary for a Junior was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 44 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 17 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.26% 5.81% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 5.99% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 17
Median salary £21,500 £24,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,843 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -2.48% +6.00%  

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 504 685 613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.55% 97.03% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 412 607 537
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 -1 14 £21,500 -2.27% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +9 3 £25,000 +4.16%
Junior
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) Retail
3 15 (68.18%) jQuery
3 15 (68.18%) Magento
3 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
3 15 (68.18%) PHP
3 15 (68.18%) MySQL
3 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
3 15 (68.18%) Automotive
3 15 (68.18%) Apple
3 15 (68.18%) Electronics
3 15 (68.18%) Data Structures
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
5 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing

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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 15 (68.18%) Automotive
2 15 (68.18%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) OOP
2 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
2 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Apple
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
Lichfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Hideaway Time-lapse Systems
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus 20 days holiday & bank holidays
Posted: 9 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago