Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 144 159
Rank change year-on-year +37 +15 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 280 228 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.75% 1.99% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.06% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 272 218 186
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,525 £19,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £35,759 £32,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%

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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire +42 72 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Birmingham -1 67 £27,500 +19.65% 3
Coventry +21 43 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Staffordshire +11 33 £23,500 -10.48% 1
Worcestershire -2 22 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Solihull +7 13 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Halesowen -30 10 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Herefordshire -10 6 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +8 2 £22,000 -12.00%
Wolverhampton -4 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Shropshire -21 1 £24,000 +2.13% 1
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 174 (62.14%) JavaScript
2 158 (56.43%) HTML
3 146 (52.14%) CSS
4 140 (50.00%) C#
5 133 (47.50%) .NET
6 108 (38.57%) jQuery
7 106 (37.86%) ASP.NET
8 105 (37.50%) SQL
8 105 (37.50%) MVC
9 96 (34.29%) PHP
10 81 (28.93%) AngularJS
11 68 (24.29%) SQL Server
12 67 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
13 65 (23.21%) HTML5
14 62 (22.14%) Java
15 59 (21.07%) MySQL
16 57 (20.36%) Web Development
17 56 (20.00%) Degree
18 53 (18.93%) Marketing
18 53 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (15.71%) Microsoft
20 42 (15.00%) Front End Development
21 38 (13.57%) Python
22 37 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
23 36 (12.86%) OO
24 35 (12.50%) REST
25 33 (11.79%) Games
25 33 (11.79%) Computer Science
26 32 (11.43%) XML
27 30 (10.71%) CSS3

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 (9.29%) WordPress
2 8 (2.86%) JBoss
3 4 (1.43%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.07%) CMS
4 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.07%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 17 (6.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.43%) SPSS
4 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.71%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Magento
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.21%) GitHub
4 4 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.43%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (1.43%) Bluemix
4 4 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.79%) Internet
2 8 (2.86%) ATM
3 4 (1.43%) HTTP
4 3 (1.07%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 59 (21.07%) MySQL
3 11 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.21%) Big Data
5 9 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.14%) Power BI
8 5 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (1.79%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.79%) SSDT
9 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.43%) DataStage
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.07%) DB2
10 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.07%) Spotfire
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (7.86%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.79%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.93%) JIRA
4 10 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.86%) Subversion
6 7 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.50%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.14%) Xcode
8 5 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.43%) Grunt
9 4 (1.43%) gulp
9 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.43%) Moq
9 4 (1.43%) NUnit
10 3 (1.07%) MSTest
10 3 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.07%) Selenium
11 2 (0.71%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.71%) Maven
11 2 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 53 (18.93%) Marketing
2 33 (11.79%) Games
3 27 (9.64%) Retail
4 19 (6.79%) Finance
5 7 (2.50%) Electronics
6 6 (2.14%) Automotive
7 5 (1.79%) Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (56.43%) HTML
2 146 (52.14%) CSS
3 133 (47.50%) .NET
4 108 (38.57%) jQuery
5 106 (37.86%) ASP.NET
6 81 (28.93%) AngularJS
7 65 (23.21%) HTML5
8 53 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (12.50%) REST
10 32 (11.43%) XML
11 30 (10.71%) CSS3
12 28 (10.00%) J2EE
12 28 (10.00%) Sass
13 27 (9.64%) Symfony
14 23 (8.21%) Web Services
15 22 (7.86%) .NET Framework
16 20 (7.14%) Laravel
16 20 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (6.43%) SOAP
18 17 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.21%) Social Media
3 19 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (6.79%) User Experience
4 16 (5.71%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.21%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.21%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.71%) BBC
7 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.36%) Animation
8 1 (0.36%) Fintech
8 1 (0.36%) iPhone
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.50%) Linux
2 7 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.79%) Windows
4 4 (1.43%) Android
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.50%) MVC
2 67 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.36%) Web Development
4 42 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 36 (12.86%) OO
6 29 (10.36%) TDD
7 26 (9.29%) Open Source
8 24 (8.57%) Web Design
9 23 (8.21%) BDD
10 22 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.07%) Analytics
14 16 (5.71%) Internet Marketing
14 16 (5.71%) SEO
15 15 (5.36%) MVVM
16 14 (5.00%) Scrum
16 14 (5.00%) SDLC
17 13 (4.64%) Mathematics
18 11 (3.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 174 (62.14%) JavaScript
2 140 (50.00%) C#
3 105 (37.50%) SQL
4 96 (34.29%) PHP
5 62 (22.14%) Java
6 38 (13.57%) Python
7 30 (10.71%) C++
8 24 (8.57%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.79%) Ruby
10 14 (5.00%) C
11 9 (3.21%) F#
12 8 (2.86%) R
12 8 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.50%) Perl
14 5 (1.79%) Delphi
14 5 (1.79%) MUMPS
14 5 (1.79%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.79%) XAML
15 4 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (20.00%) Degree
2 11 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.07%) OCP
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.50%) QA
1 7 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.57%) Puppet
2 8 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.14%) Ansible
4 3 (1.07%) Kibana
4 3 (1.07%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.07%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.00%) Google
3 12 (4.29%) Oracle
4 11 (3.93%) Zend
5 9 (3.21%) IBM
5 9 (3.21%) Twitter
6 5 (1.79%) Apple
6 5 (1.79%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.43%) Cognos
8 3 (1.07%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.07%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe
9 1 (0.36%) Reuters
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore