Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Junior Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 108 149
Rank change year-on-year -72 +41 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 116 280 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.37% 2.75% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.85% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 112 272 215
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,300 £19,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,970
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,120 9,815 11,128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.41% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,274 8,088 8,822
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in the West Midlands

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in the West Midlands

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in the West Midlands

Junior Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Birmingham -34 35 £25,000 -3.85% 7
Staffordshire +19 28 £24,000 +2.13% 9
Warwickshire -15 13 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Solihull -1 8 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire -14 7 £24,000 +2.13% 5
Coventry -24 6 £26,250 +5.00%
Walsall - 6 £23,000 -
Shropshire +12 4 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Sutton Coldfield -25 2 £45,000 +104.55%
Wolverhampton +6 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Herefordshire -9 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Dudley -18 1 £30,000 - 1
Junior Developer
England

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Junior Developer 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 West Midlands region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 78 (67.24%) JavaScript
2 70 (60.34%) CSS
3 69 (59.48%) HTML
4 57 (49.14%) .NET
5 56 (48.28%) C#
6 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (39.66%) MVC
8 40 (34.48%) SQL
9 36 (31.03%) SQL Server
10 31 (26.72%) Web Development
11 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET
11 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
11 26 (22.41%) jQuery
12 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
13 23 (19.83%) Degree
13 23 (19.83%) PHP
14 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
15 19 (16.38%) Front End Development
16 18 (15.52%) Java
16 18 (15.52%) HTML5
17 17 (14.66%) Node.js
17 17 (14.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (14.66%) T-SQL
18 16 (13.79%) Finance
19 14 (12.07%) XML
20 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
20 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
20 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
21 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
21 12 (10.34%) Scrum

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (2.59%) WordPress
2 1 (0.86%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (0.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.86%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) SaaS
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.17%) Serverless
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.45%) GitHub
6 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) RTP
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
2 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) QlikView
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.72%) Big Data
5 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.72%) Redis
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.31%) Subversion
4 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
6 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.86%) git-flow
6 1 (0.86%) Grunt
6 1 (0.86%) gulp
6 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Automotive
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (60.34%) CSS
2 69 (59.48%) HTML
3 57 (49.14%) .NET
4 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET
4 26 (22.41%) jQuery
5 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.52%) HTML5
7 17 (14.66%) Node.js
7 17 (14.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (12.07%) XML
9 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
9 12 (10.34%) CSS3
10 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.48%) React
11 10 (8.62%) Laravel
11 10 (8.62%) Web Services
12 8 (6.90%) .NET Core
12 8 (6.90%) Entity Framework
12 8 (6.90%) LAMP
13 7 (6.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.48%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.45%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
8 1 (0.86%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Linux
1 8 (6.90%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.66%) MVC
3 31 (26.72%) Web Development
4 19 (16.38%) Front End Development
5 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.34%) Scrum
7 10 (8.62%) SDLC
7 10 (8.62%) TDD
8 9 (7.76%) Mathematics
8 9 (7.76%) OOP
8 9 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.90%) OO
10 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.03%) CRM
10 7 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.17%) Workflow
12 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.31%) Process Management
12 5 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (67.24%) JavaScript
2 56 (48.28%) C#
3 40 (34.48%) SQL
4 23 (19.83%) PHP
5 18 (15.52%) Java
6 17 (14.66%) T-SQL
7 12 (10.34%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.90%) C++
9 7 (6.03%) Python
10 4 (3.45%) C
11 2 (1.72%) ES6
12 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.86%) Ruby
12 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.59%) HND
3 3 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) Google
2 3 (2.59%) Twitter
2 3 (2.59%) Zend
3 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.86%) Cognos
3 1 (0.86%) HubSpot
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle
3 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow