Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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

Junior
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 72 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 358 376 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.65% 3.69% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.80% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 333 378 284
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £33,822 £32,350
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

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 9,496 9,887 10,701
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 96.96% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,501 7,899 8,952
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in the West Midlands

Junior
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Junior in the West Midlands

Junior
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in the West Midlands

Junior
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham -9 84 £26,500 +17.78% 18
Warwickshire +16 63 £26,500 +17.78% 5
Coventry -13 46 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Halesowen -14 39 £22,500 -2.17% 3
Staffordshire +29 37 £23,000 -16.36% 8
Solihull +18 32 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Worcestershire -23 15 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Walsall 0 6 £21,500 -21.82% 1
Shropshire -9 6 £27,250 +15.96%
Sutton Coldfield +3 4 £22,500 -11.76% 1
Wolverhampton -16 4 £26,500 +20.45%
West Bromwich - 3 £30,500 - 1
Herefordshire -20 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 142 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 140 (39.11%) HTML
3 126 (35.20%) CSS
4 104 (29.05%) SQL
5 93 (25.98%) C#
6 90 (25.14%) .NET
7 86 (24.02%) Degree
8 85 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (22.35%) jQuery
10 75 (20.95%) PHP
11 74 (20.67%) MVC
12 69 (19.27%) AngularJS
13 68 (18.99%) ASP.NET
13 68 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
14 67 (18.72%) Java
15 65 (18.16%) Web Development
16 57 (15.92%) SQL Server
17 55 (15.36%) Games
18 53 (14.80%) Microsoft
19 52 (14.53%) HTML5
20 50 (13.97%) MySQL
21 46 (12.85%) Marketing
22 45 (12.57%) Computer Science
23 40 (11.17%) Front End Development
24 39 (10.89%) User Experience
24 39 (10.89%) CSS3
24 39 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
25 31 (8.66%) Retail
26 30 (8.38%) Python
27 29 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure

Junior 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 28 (7.82%) WordPress
2 10 (2.79%) JBoss
3 6 (1.68%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (1.12%) SAS
5 3 (0.84%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.51%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) SPSS
6 2 (0.56%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (5.03%) Magento
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Primavera
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.28%) Shopify
3 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
4 4 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (1.12%) GitHub
5 2 (0.56%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.56%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) AdWords
6 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.63%) Internet
2 7 (1.96%) HTTP
3 6 (1.68%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) BGP
5 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.28%) HSRP
5 1 (0.28%) IPv6
5 1 (0.28%) MPLS
5 1 (0.28%) OSPF
5 1 (0.28%) Skype
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.97%) MySQL
3 14 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.51%) Power BI
6 7 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.68%) Big Data
7 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.12%) DataStage
9 4 (1.12%) DB2
9 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.84%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.84%) QlikView
10 3 (0.84%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.56%) GIS
11 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.87%) JIRA
3 13 (3.63%) Subversion
3 13 (3.63%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 7 (1.96%) Moq
5 7 (1.96%) NUnit
6 6 (1.68%) Grunt
6 6 (1.68%) gulp
6 6 (1.68%) MSTest
6 6 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.56%) Maven
9 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.56%) Selenium
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (15.36%) Games
2 46 (12.85%) Marketing
3 31 (8.66%) Retail
4 27 (7.54%) Finance
5 15 (4.19%) Automotive
5 15 (4.19%) Electronics
6 6 (1.68%) Advertising
7 5 (1.40%) Legal
8 4 (1.12%) Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (39.11%) HTML
2 126 (35.20%) CSS
3 90 (25.14%) .NET
4 80 (22.35%) jQuery
5 69 (19.27%) AngularJS
6 68 (18.99%) ASP.NET
7 52 (14.53%) HTML5
8 39 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (10.89%) CSS3
9 28 (7.82%) XML
10 23 (6.42%) J2EE
11 20 (5.59%) REST
12 18 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (5.03%) Sass
13 17 (4.75%) Web Services
14 16 (4.47%) .NET Framework
14 16 (4.47%) React
15 15 (4.19%) Laravel
15 15 (4.19%) SOAP
15 15 (4.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 39 (10.89%) User Experience
3 24 (6.70%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.51%) BBC
8 7 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.68%) Social Media
10 5 (1.40%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.56%) Animation
13 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.56%) iPhone
13 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.56%) Online Games
14 1 (0.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.31%) Linux
2 18 (5.03%) Android
3 15 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.63%) Windows
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (20.67%) MVC
3 68 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (18.16%) Web Development
5 40 (11.17%) Front End Development
6 28 (7.82%) Scrum
7 24 (6.70%) Software Engineering
8 21 (5.87%) OO
9 20 (5.59%) E-Commerce
9 20 (5.59%) OOP
9 20 (5.59%) TDD
9 20 (5.59%) Wireframes
10 19 (5.31%) Mathematics
11 18 (5.03%) Test Automation
12 17 (4.75%) SDLC
13 15 (4.19%) Analytics
13 15 (4.19%) Game Development
14 14 (3.91%) Data Science
14 14 (3.91%) Project Management
15 12 (3.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 142 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 104 (29.05%) SQL
3 93 (25.98%) C#
4 75 (20.95%) PHP
5 67 (18.72%) Java
6 30 (8.38%) Python
7 25 (6.98%) C++
8 12 (3.35%) C
9 11 (3.07%) R
9 11 (3.07%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.23%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.96%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.40%) Perl
12 5 (1.40%) Ruby
13 4 (1.12%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.84%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.84%) VBA
15 2 (0.56%) Delphi
15 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (24.02%) Degree
2 18 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.12%) CEH
6 4 (1.12%) CISSP
6 4 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.84%) OCP
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.56%) PhD
8 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.03%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) PMO
3 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.07%) Docker
2 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (3.35%) Puppet
2 10 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.68%) Ansible
4 3 (0.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.03%) Oracle
3 17 (4.75%) Google
4 16 (4.47%) Adobe
5 13 (3.63%) Twitter
6 7 (1.96%) IBM
7 5 (1.40%) Cognos
8 4 (1.12%) Apple
8 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.84%) Greenplum
9 3 (0.84%) Tableau
9 3 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.84%) Zend
10 2 (0.56%) IFS
11 1 (0.28%) Aruba
11 1 (0.28%) F5
11 1 (0.28%) Jedox
11 1 (0.28%) Meru Networks
11 1 (0.28%) Reuters
11 1 (0.28%) WooCommerce