Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 117 177
Rank change year-on-year -67 +60 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 113 254 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 2.53% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.62% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 260 186
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £33,250 £31,825 £32,500
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 8,782 9,683 11,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,837 8,134 9,133
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £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 August 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 August 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 -61 30 £29,125 +14.22% 8
Staffordshire +3 25 £21,500 - 6
Solihull - 22 £22,500 - 3
Warwickshire -25 12 £23,750 -6.86% 3
Worcestershire -7 8 £23,500 -6.00% 3
Coventry -17 7 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Walsall - 7 £24,000 - 1
Herefordshire +8 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Wolverhampton -9 1 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Junior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 75 (66.37%) JavaScript
2 66 (58.41%) HTML
3 62 (54.87%) CSS
4 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (44.25%) C#
5 50 (44.25%) .NET
6 35 (30.97%) SQL
6 35 (30.97%) MVC
7 34 (30.09%) jQuery
8 33 (29.20%) AngularJS
8 33 (29.20%) Web Development
9 30 (26.55%) Degree
10 27 (23.89%) Java
11 26 (23.01%) ASP.NET
11 26 (23.01%) Git (software)
12 25 (22.12%) HTML5
13 24 (21.24%) PHP
14 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
15 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
16 21 (18.58%) CSS3
16 21 (18.58%) Front End Development
17 20 (17.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (14.16%) Computer Science
19 16 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
20 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
21 14 (12.39%) TDD
21 14 (12.39%) Linux
21 14 (12.39%) T-SQL
21 14 (12.39%) Computer Science Degree

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 2 (1.77%) Apache
1 2 (1.77%) Confluence
1 2 (1.77%) IIS
1 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
1 2 (1.77%) WordPress
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Blender
2 1 (0.88%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) SaaS
2 5 (4.42%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.65%) Serverless
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) MySQL
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.65%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.65%) GIS
6 2 (1.77%) Redis
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) QlikView
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (23.01%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.96%) JIRA
2 9 (7.96%) Subversion
3 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.77%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.88%) git-flow
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) Games
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Automotive
5 2 (1.77%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (58.41%) HTML
2 62 (54.87%) CSS
3 50 (44.25%) .NET
4 34 (30.09%) jQuery
5 33 (29.20%) AngularJS
6 26 (23.01%) ASP.NET
7 25 (22.12%) HTML5
8 21 (18.58%) CSS3
9 20 (17.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (10.62%) Node.js
12 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.85%) Web Services
14 9 (7.96%) LAMP
15 8 (7.08%) Entity Framework
15 8 (7.08%) Laravel
15 8 (7.08%) React
16 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (5.31%) Symfony
17 6 (5.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.96%) User Experience
3 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.54%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Windows
3 5 (4.42%) Android
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) MVC
3 33 (29.20%) Web Development
4 21 (18.58%) Front End Development
5 16 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (12.39%) TDD
8 11 (9.73%) CRM
8 11 (9.73%) OOP
9 10 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.85%) Scrum
10 8 (7.08%) BDD
11 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
11 7 (6.19%) OO
12 5 (4.42%) SDLC
12 5 (4.42%) Web Design
12 5 (4.42%) Workflow
13 4 (3.54%) DevOps
13 4 (3.54%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 75 (66.37%) JavaScript
2 50 (44.25%) C#
3 35 (30.97%) SQL
4 27 (23.89%) Java
5 24 (21.24%) PHP
6 14 (12.39%) T-SQL
7 13 (11.50%) Python
8 9 (7.96%) C++
9 5 (4.42%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.54%) Perl
10 4 (3.54%) Ruby
11 2 (1.77%) C
11 2 (1.77%) ES6
11 2 (1.77%) VB
11 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) Go
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) Degree
2 14 (12.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Google
3 5 (4.42%) Twitter
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) Zend
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) HubSpot
5 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin