The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
England / West Midlands
Rank 67 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 181 173 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.83% 2.82% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.92% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 173 160 136
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,057 £34,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

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 5918 4877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.87% 96.37% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3768 4813 4169
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
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham +24 62 £23,000 -11.53% 10
Worcestershire +4 34 £23,500 -3.09%
Warwickshire +37 33 £25,500 +2.00% 3
Coventry +19 21 £27,500 +12.24% 3
Herefordshire -9 12 £24,000 +6.66%
Shropshire +9 7 £26,000 +5.05% 3
Staffordshire -30 5 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Halesowen - 5 £23,000 - 3
Solihull -9 4 £33,750 -0.73%
Wolverhampton - 2 £22,000 - 1
Junior
England

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 137 (39.48%) HTML
2 132 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 123 (35.45%) C#
4 122 (35.16%) CSS
5 120 (34.58%) Degree
6 109 (31.41%) .NET
7 91 (26.22%) ASP.NET
8 83 (23.92%) SQL
9 74 (21.33%) jQuery
10 68 (19.60%) SQL Server
11 65 (18.73%) PHP
12 63 (18.16%) MVC
13 61 (17.58%) OO
14 59 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (14.41%) Java
16 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
17 46 (13.26%) Web Development
18 44 (12.68%) HTML5
19 42 (12.10%) Web Services
20 38 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
21 36 (10.37%) AngularJS
22 33 (9.51%) iOS Development
22 33 (9.51%) Apple iOS
23 31 (8.93%) REST
23 31 (8.93%) Visual Studio
23 31 (8.93%) Linux
24 30 (8.65%) TDD
25 29 (8.36%) XML
25 29 (8.36%) Computer Science
26 28 (8.07%) OOP

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (3.17%) Umbraco
1 11 (3.17%) WordPress
2 9 (2.59%) CMS
3 3 (0.86%) Apache
3 3 (0.86%) IIS
3 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.58%) Drupal
4 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.58%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (0.58%) SAS
4 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.90%) MS Excel
1 17 (4.90%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.88%) MS Office
3 9 (2.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.73%) MS Project
5 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) InDesign
7 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.73%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.44%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.44%) SAP Retail
3 5 (1.44%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.15%) SAP CAR
4 4 (1.15%) SAP POS DM
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.58%) Magento
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.58%) Shopify
6 1 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.31%) GitHub
4 5 (1.44%) SaaS
5 3 (0.86%) AdWords
5 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) Internet
2 6 (1.73%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.15%) HTTP
4 3 (0.86%) DNS
4 3 (0.86%) Firewall
4 3 (0.86%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) SMS
6 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.63%) MySQL
3 12 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.15%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.86%) MS Access
6 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.86%) Redis
7 2 (0.58%) DB2
7 2 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.58%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.63%) Xcode
3 15 (4.32%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.17%) JIRA
5 7 (2.02%) Subversion
6 6 (1.73%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.44%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.44%) Selenium
8 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.15%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.86%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.86%) Grunt
9 3 (0.86%) gulp
9 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.86%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.58%) PROIV
11 1 (0.29%) Ant
11 1 (0.29%) JUnit
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (7.78%) Marketing
2 22 (6.34%) Finance
3 18 (5.19%) Retail
4 15 (4.32%) Games
5 8 (2.31%) Electronics
6 7 (2.02%) Automotive
6 7 (2.02%) French Language
6 7 (2.02%) German Language
6 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.73%) Advertising
8 5 (1.44%) Banking
8 5 (1.44%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Billing
10 3 (0.86%) Danish Language
10 3 (0.86%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.86%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (39.48%) HTML
2 122 (35.16%) CSS
3 109 (31.41%) .NET
4 91 (26.22%) ASP.NET
5 74 (21.33%) jQuery
6 44 (12.68%) HTML5
7 42 (12.10%) Web Services
8 38 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (10.37%) AngularJS
10 31 (8.93%) REST
11 29 (8.36%) XML
12 27 (7.78%) Ajax
12 27 (7.78%) SOAP
13 24 (6.92%) JSON
14 19 (5.48%) Cocoa
14 19 (5.48%) Cocoa Touch
14 19 (5.48%) Core Data
14 19 (5.48%) iOS SDK
14 19 (5.48%) J2EE
14 19 (5.48%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.36%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.63%) Social Media
3 22 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.88%) User Experience
6 8 (2.31%) Mobile Games
7 6 (1.73%) mHealth
8 5 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.86%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.86%) iPad
10 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.58%) NHS
11 2 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.51%) Apple iOS
2 31 (8.93%) Linux
3 25 (7.20%) Windows
4 13 (3.75%) Android
5 8 (2.31%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.73%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.58%) Unix
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.16%) MVC
2 61 (17.58%) OO
3 59 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (13.26%) Web Development
5 33 (9.51%) iOS Development
6 30 (8.65%) TDD
7 28 (8.07%) OOP
7 28 (8.07%) Project Management
8 20 (5.76%) E-Commerce
9 19 (5.48%) Front End Development
10 18 (5.19%) BDD
11 17 (4.90%) Software Engineering
12 16 (4.61%) SDLC
13 15 (4.32%) ITIL
13 15 (4.32%) Web Design
14 14 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.03%) ERP
14 14 (4.03%) Game Development
14 14 (4.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (38.04%) JavaScript
2 123 (35.45%) C#
3 83 (23.92%) SQL
4 65 (18.73%) PHP
5 50 (14.41%) Java
6 24 (6.92%) Objective-C
6 24 (6.92%) Python
7 23 (6.63%) C
8 18 (5.19%) C++
8 18 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 16 (4.61%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.02%) VBA
11 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.15%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.15%) PHP 5
12 4 (1.15%) Ruby
13 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.58%) VB
13 2 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 120 (34.58%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) HND
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.15%) ISEB
5 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.86%) GCIH
6 3 (0.86%) GIAC
7 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.58%) CCENT
7 2 (0.58%) CCIE
7 2 (0.58%) CCNA
7 2 (0.58%) CCNP
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.58%) GNVQ
7 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.29%) ACCA
8 1 (0.29%) MCSD
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.17%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) SLA
3 3 (0.86%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Firmware
2 3 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) Snort
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) RSA enVision
2 2 (0.58%) cPanel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.61%) Oracle
3 10 (2.88%) SAP
4 9 (2.59%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.44%) Cisco
6 5 (1.44%) Google
7 4 (1.15%) HP
8 3 (0.86%) Apple
8 3 (0.86%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.86%) LogLogic
8 3 (0.86%) NetWitness
8 3 (0.86%) Tableau
8 3 (0.86%) T-Plan
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe
9 2 (0.58%) Telerik
9 2 (0.58%) VMware
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix
10 1 (0.29%) Dell
10 1 (0.29%) EMC
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Health + Bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Ironbridge, Shropshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29999 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16500 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Churchill Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Lifestyle
Posted: 24 days ago
Shrewsbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago