Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 124 198
Rank change year-on-year -51 +74 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 137 229 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 2.35% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.42% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 124 242 156
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £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 9,047 9,467 11,545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 97.29% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,022 7,825 9,337
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -44 36 £28,500 +11.76% 9
Solihull +42 32 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Warwickshire -19 16 £27,500 +7.84% 1
Staffordshire +1 15 £23,500 +9.30% 7
Worcestershire -4 10 £24,000 - 3
Coventry -16 9 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Halesowen -10 7 £24,500 -
Walsall - 5 £25,000 -
Shropshire +16 3 £27,500 +5.77% 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 84 (61.31%) JavaScript
2 71 (51.82%) HTML
3 61 (44.53%) CSS
4 59 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (36.50%) C#
6 49 (35.77%) .NET
6 49 (35.77%) AngularJS
7 46 (33.58%) jQuery
8 45 (32.85%) SQL
9 41 (29.93%) Web Development
10 37 (27.01%) Degree
10 37 (27.01%) Java
11 34 (24.82%) PHP
12 33 (24.09%) MVC
12 33 (24.09%) HTML5
13 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
14 27 (19.71%) CSS3
14 27 (19.71%) ASP.NET
15 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
15 25 (18.25%) Front End Development
16 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
17 22 (16.06%) Computer Science
18 21 (15.33%) MySQL
18 21 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (14.60%) OOP
20 19 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (13.87%) Linux
20 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (13.14%) Games
22 16 (11.68%) 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 4 (2.92%) WordPress
2 3 (2.19%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (1.46%) Apache
3 2 (1.46%) Confluence
3 2 (1.46%) JBoss
3 2 (1.46%) SAS
3 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.73%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.46%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.73%) Blender
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.19%) Magento
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.73%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.38%) SaaS
2 4 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.46%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.46%) GitHub
4 2 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) Hyperconnected
2 3 (2.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.33%) MySQL
3 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.65%) GIS
7 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.46%) Big Data
9 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.73%) Redis
9 1 (0.73%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.76%) Subversion
3 9 (6.57%) JIRA
4 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.65%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.19%) Grunt
8 3 (2.19%) gulp
8 3 (2.19%) Moq
8 3 (2.19%) MSTest
8 3 (2.19%) NUnit
8 3 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.46%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 18 (13.14%) Games
2 11 (8.03%) Marketing
3 9 (6.57%) Finance
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 4 (2.92%) Automotive
6 3 (2.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Advertising
7 2 (1.46%) Electronics
7 2 (1.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.73%) Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (51.82%) HTML
2 61 (44.53%) CSS
3 49 (35.77%) .NET
3 49 (35.77%) AngularJS
4 46 (33.58%) jQuery
5 33 (24.09%) HTML5
6 27 (19.71%) ASP.NET
6 27 (19.71%) CSS3
7 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (10.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (8.76%) Node.js
9 12 (8.76%) Web Services
10 10 (7.30%) .NET Framework
11 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.57%) J2EE
12 8 (5.84%) Laravel
12 8 (5.84%) React
12 8 (5.84%) WebGL
12 8 (5.84%) XML
13 7 (5.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.49%) User Experience
3 8 (5.84%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.11%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.46%) Animation
6 2 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.73%) BBC
7 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.73%) iPhone
7 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.73%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.73%) Online Games
7 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) Unix
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.93%) Web Development
3 33 (24.09%) MVC
4 25 (18.25%) Front End Development
5 21 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (14.60%) OOP
7 19 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (11.68%) Scrum
9 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (10.22%) TDD
11 9 (6.57%) SDLC
12 8 (5.84%) OO
13 7 (5.11%) BDD
13 7 (5.11%) CRM
13 7 (5.11%) Game Development
13 7 (5.11%) Mathematics
14 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
15 5 (3.65%) ETL
15 5 (3.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 84 (61.31%) JavaScript
2 50 (36.50%) C#
3 45 (32.85%) SQL
4 37 (27.01%) Java
5 34 (24.82%) PHP
6 16 (11.68%) Python
7 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 11 (8.03%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.84%) C++
9 4 (2.92%) Perl
9 4 (2.92%) Ruby
10 2 (1.46%) R
10 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.73%) ABAP
11 1 (0.73%) Go
11 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (27.01%) Degree
2 15 (10.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.95%) Google
3 8 (5.84%) Twitter
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.46%) Zend
6 1 (0.73%) ESRI
6 1 (0.73%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.73%) Xamarin