Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Software Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 306 331
Rank change year-on-year +25 +25 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 17 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 23
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £20,125 £21,750 £21,050
90th Percentile £37,000 £29,500 £31,200
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

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 8,736 9,662 11,601
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.59% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,810 8,119 9,181
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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Software Developer in the West Midlands

Junior Software Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Junior Software Developer in the West Midlands

Junior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Software Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Software Developer in the West Midlands

Junior Software 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 Software Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 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
Warwickshire +22 5 £22,000 -12.87% 1
Birmingham +6 5 £34,000 +23.64% 1
Staffordshire +5 3 £20,500 -29.31% 1
Solihull +8 2 £27,500 +3.77%
Walsall - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £28,500 -
Junior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Junior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (23.53%) Angular 2
8 4 (23.53%) TypeScript
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Ruby
9 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
9 3 (17.65%) Subversion
9 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Google
9 3 (17.65%) Google Maps API

Junior Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Angular 2
5 3 (17.65%) Google Maps API
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Kendo UI
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Node.js
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) TypeScript
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) ES6
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft