Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 126 181
Rank change year-on-year +1 +55 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 229 232 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.35% 2.26% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 2.33% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 215 234 153
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
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 9,430 9,961 10,697
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.95% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,443 7,966 8,943
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,186 £62,500 £62,500
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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Warwickshire +32 50 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Birmingham -20 46 £25,500 +0.99% 10
Coventry -1 30 £27,500 +19.57% 3
Solihull +14 27 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Staffordshire +28 22 £23,500 -11.32% 3
Halesowen -29 16 £24,500 - 1
Worcestershire -16 13 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Shropshire -4 4 £27,250 +15.96%
Sutton Coldfield +2 2 £22,000 -22.81%
Walsall - 2 - -
Herefordshire -16 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Wolverhampton -19 1 £32,500 +47.73%
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 140 (61.14%) JavaScript
2 122 (53.28%) HTML
3 111 (48.47%) CSS
4 90 (39.30%) C#
5 85 (37.12%) .NET
6 80 (34.93%) jQuery
7 77 (33.62%) SQL
8 74 (32.31%) PHP
9 72 (31.44%) MVC
10 68 (29.69%) AngularJS
11 67 (29.26%) ASP.NET
12 65 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (27.07%) Web Development
14 57 (24.89%) Java
15 52 (22.71%) HTML5
16 49 (21.40%) MySQL
17 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
18 47 (20.52%) Degree
19 39 (17.03%) Front End Development
20 38 (16.59%) CSS3
20 38 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (15.28%) Computer Science
21 35 (15.28%) Marketing
21 35 (15.28%) Microsoft
22 32 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (13.97%) Games
23 28 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
24 26 (11.35%) Python
25 25 (10.92%) XML

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 17 (7.42%) WordPress
2 10 (4.37%) JBoss
3 6 (2.62%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (1.31%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.87%) Confluence
5 2 (0.87%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.75%) SPSS
4 2 (0.87%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Magento
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
3 4 (1.75%) GitHub
4 3 (1.31%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.80%) Internet
2 7 (3.06%) HTTP
3 6 (2.62%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.40%) MySQL
2 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.62%) Big Data
7 6 (2.62%) Power BI
8 4 (1.75%) DataStage
8 4 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.31%) DB2
9 3 (1.31%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.31%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.87%) GIS
10 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.87%) QlikView
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.80%) Subversion
4 7 (3.06%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.06%) Moq
4 7 (3.06%) NUnit
5 6 (2.62%) Grunt
5 6 (2.62%) gulp
5 6 (2.62%) JIRA
5 6 (2.62%) MSTest
5 6 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.31%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.87%) Maven
7 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.44%) Mocha
8 1 (0.44%) MSI
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 35 (15.28%) Marketing
2 32 (13.97%) Games
3 18 (7.86%) Finance
4 14 (6.11%) Retail
5 5 (2.18%) Automotive
6 4 (1.75%) Advertising
6 4 (1.75%) Electronics
7 3 (1.31%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (53.28%) HTML
2 111 (48.47%) CSS
3 85 (37.12%) .NET
4 80 (34.93%) jQuery
5 68 (29.69%) AngularJS
6 67 (29.26%) ASP.NET
7 52 (22.71%) HTML5
8 38 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (16.59%) CSS3
9 25 (10.92%) XML
10 22 (9.61%) J2EE
11 19 (8.30%) REST
12 18 (7.86%) Sass
13 17 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (6.99%) React
15 15 (6.55%) .NET Framework
15 15 (6.55%) Laravel
16 14 (6.11%) Spring
16 14 (6.11%) Web Services
17 13 (5.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.28%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.48%) User Experience
3 19 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.80%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.62%) Social Media
8 5 (2.18%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.87%) Animation
10 2 (0.87%) BBC
10 2 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.44%) Fintech
11 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.30%) Linux
2 10 (4.37%) Windows
3 5 (2.18%) Android
4 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.44%) MVC
2 65 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.07%) Web Development
4 39 (17.03%) Front End Development
5 32 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (10.04%) Scrum
7 20 (8.73%) Software Engineering
7 20 (8.73%) TDD
8 19 (8.30%) OOP
9 15 (6.55%) OO
10 13 (5.68%) Mathematics
11 12 (5.24%) BDD
11 12 (5.24%) Data Science
12 11 (4.80%) Analytics
12 11 (4.80%) Kanban
13 10 (4.37%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.37%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (4.37%) SDLC
14 9 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.93%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (61.14%) JavaScript
2 90 (39.30%) C#
3 77 (33.62%) SQL
4 74 (32.31%) PHP
5 57 (24.89%) Java
6 26 (11.35%) Python
7 20 (8.73%) C++
8 11 (4.80%) C
8 11 (4.80%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.93%) R
10 6 (2.62%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.18%) Perl
11 5 (2.18%) Ruby
11 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.87%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) ABAP
14 1 (0.44%) F#
14 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (20.52%) Degree
2 14 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.75%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.31%) OCP
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.24%) Puppet
2 10 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.62%) Ansible
4 3 (1.31%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.99%) Google
3 14 (6.11%) Oracle
4 13 (5.68%) Twitter
5 7 (3.06%) IBM
6 4 (1.75%) Apple
6 4 (1.75%) Cognos
7 3 (1.31%) Greenplum
7 3 (1.31%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.31%) Zend
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) ESRI
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) WooCommerce