The median annual salary for a Junior Software Developer was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 226 196
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Developer 15 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 20
Median salary £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% +11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4575 5932 4964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.89% 96.39% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4827 4246
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Junior Software Developer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +28 4 £25,250 +1.00% 2
Staffordshire +9 3 £25,500 +6.25%
Halesowen - 3 £23,000 -
Worcestershire -5 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Birmingham +12 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Solihull - 1 £26,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Junior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Junior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) Degree
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) OOP
7 9 (37.50%) OO
7 9 (37.50%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) C++
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (25.00%) HTML5
9 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) SDLC
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (16.67%) PHP
12 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (12.50%) Client/Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) Angular 2
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.33%) LAMP
7 2 (8.33%) Node.js
7 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
8 1 (4.17%) LINQ
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.33%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) OO
1 9 (37.50%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Delphi
8 2 (8.33%) MUMPS
9 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Telerik
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
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