The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 143 154
Rank change year-on-year +42 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 138 101 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.67% 1.62% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.68% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 131 96 72
Median salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,450
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,125 £25,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +4.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5013 5995 5541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.91% 96.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 4715 4618
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Junior Developer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +20 38 £25,500 +9.67% 2
Warwickshire +28 36 £26,000 -10.34% 2
Coventry +9 22 £24,000 -12.72% 4
Worcestershire +6 20 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Staffordshire +5 14 £21,500 -10.41% 2
Herefordshire -4 13 £25,000 +11.11%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £20,000 -
Wolverhampton +8 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £22,500 -3.22%
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Junior Developer 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 West Midlands region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 147 (60.74%) JavaScript
2 142 (58.68%) HTML
3 131 (54.13%) C#
4 118 (48.76%) jQuery
5 117 (48.35%) CSS
6 114 (47.11%) .NET
7 99 (40.91%) ASP.NET
8 85 (35.12%) Degree
9 83 (34.30%) PHP
10 78 (32.23%) SQL
11 76 (31.40%) MVC
12 68 (28.10%) HTML5
13 62 (25.62%) SQL Server
14 50 (20.66%) AngularJS
15 47 (19.42%) REST
15 47 (19.42%) OO
16 46 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (17.36%) Social Media
17 42 (17.36%) Front End Development
18 41 (16.94%) Web Development
19 38 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
20 37 (15.29%) Marketing
21 35 (14.46%) Java
21 35 (14.46%) XML
22 34 (14.05%) E-Commerce
23 33 (13.64%) Web Services
23 33 (13.64%) Microsoft
23 33 (13.64%) MySQL
24 31 (12.81%) Sass
25 30 (12.40%) iOS Development

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 26 (10.74%) WordPress
2 8 (3.31%) CMS
3 6 (2.48%) IIS
4 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.65%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.24%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Drupal
6 2 (0.83%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (10.33%) Photoshop
2 19 (7.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (6.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.07%) GitHub
3 3 (1.24%) AdWords
3 3 (1.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.50%) Internet
2 7 (2.89%) ATM
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.64%) MySQL
3 7 (2.89%) Data Mining
4 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.24%) Redis
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.83%) DB2
8 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.41%) UniData
Development Applications
1 28 (11.57%) Visual Studio
2 27 (11.16%) Xcode
3 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.07%) Subversion
5 3 (1.24%) Ant
5 3 (1.24%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.24%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.83%) Grunt
6 2 (0.83%) gulp
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 37 (15.29%) Marketing
2 22 (9.09%) Retail
3 20 (8.26%) Games
4 15 (6.20%) Automotive
4 15 (6.20%) Electronics
4 15 (6.20%) Finance
5 5 (2.07%) Banking
6 4 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (58.68%) HTML
2 118 (48.76%) jQuery
3 117 (48.35%) CSS
4 114 (47.11%) .NET
5 99 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 68 (28.10%) HTML5
7 50 (20.66%) AngularJS
8 47 (19.42%) REST
9 46 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (14.46%) XML
11 33 (13.64%) Web Services
12 31 (12.81%) Sass
13 26 (10.74%) JSON
14 25 (10.33%) Ajax
15 24 (9.92%) SOAP
16 23 (9.50%) Cocoa
16 23 (9.50%) Cocoa Touch
16 23 (9.50%) Core Data
16 23 (9.50%) iOS SDK
16 23 (9.50%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.36%) Social Media
2 26 (10.74%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.44%) Graphic Design
4 15 (6.20%) Data Structures
5 14 (5.79%) Mobile Games
6 7 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.89%) User Experience
7 6 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.65%) BBC
10 2 (0.83%) Animation
11 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.40%) Apple iOS
2 22 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (3.31%) Windows
4 7 (2.89%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.40%) MVC
2 47 (19.42%) OO
3 42 (17.36%) Front End Development
4 41 (16.94%) Web Development
5 38 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (14.05%) E-Commerce
7 30 (12.40%) iOS Development
8 28 (11.57%) Open Source
9 24 (9.92%) Web Design
10 23 (9.50%) TDD
11 21 (8.68%) BDD
11 21 (8.68%) Internet Marketing
12 18 (7.44%) SEO
13 15 (6.20%) OOP
14 14 (5.79%) Game Development
15 13 (5.37%) SDLC
16 10 (4.13%) Software Engineering
17 8 (3.31%) Mobile Development
18 7 (2.89%) Analytics
19 6 (2.48%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 147 (60.74%) JavaScript
2 131 (54.13%) C#
3 83 (34.30%) PHP
4 78 (32.23%) SQL
5 35 (14.46%) Java
6 27 (11.16%) Objective-C
7 22 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 21 (8.68%) Ruby
8 21 (8.68%) T-SQL
9 17 (7.02%) Python
10 12 (4.96%) C++
11 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.24%) F#
12 3 (1.24%) PHP 5
12 3 (1.24%) VB
13 2 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.83%) VBA
14 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (35.12%) Degree
2 14 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.89%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) Kibana
2 2 (0.83%) cPanel
Vendors
1 33 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.61%) Apple
3 7 (2.89%) Google
4 5 (2.07%) Oracle
4 5 (2.07%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.24%) T-Plan
6 2 (0.83%) SAP
6 2 (0.83%) Telerik
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.41%) Facebook
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) Redback
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Tableau
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
7 1 (0.41%) Zend
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Hideaway Time-lapse Systems
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus 20 days holiday & bank holidays
Posted: 10 days ago
Atherstone
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago