Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 407 344 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.02% 3.01% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 3.13% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 385 332 314
West Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £33,700 £33,375
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

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 9770 10995 10536
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8018 8715 8780
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -3 101 £26,500 +17.78% 5
Warwickshire +41 92 £25,000 -4.76% 2
Coventry +31 61 £24,000 -4.00% 3
Staffordshire +32 50 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Halesowen -17 29 £22,500 +7.14% 3
Worcestershire 0 28 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Solihull +5 15 £28,750 +4.55% 5
Herefordshire -19 6 £25,000 +4.17%
Wolverhampton -1 4 £26,500 +17.78%
Walsall +5 3 £21,500 -21.82% 1
Shropshire -21 3 £22,000 -9.28% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £21,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +5 2 £22,000 -12.00%
Dudley +11 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 179 (43.98%) JavaScript
2 169 (41.52%) HTML
3 157 (38.57%) CSS
4 143 (35.14%) C#
5 135 (33.17%) SQL
5 135 (33.17%) .NET
6 108 (26.54%) jQuery
7 105 (25.80%) ASP.NET
7 105 (25.80%) MVC
8 98 (24.08%) PHP
9 85 (20.88%) Degree
10 82 (20.15%) AngularJS
11 79 (19.41%) SQL Server
12 77 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (17.69%) Java
14 66 (16.22%) HTML5
15 62 (15.23%) Marketing
15 62 (15.23%) Microsoft
16 61 (14.99%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (14.74%) MySQL
18 59 (14.50%) Web Development
19 53 (13.02%) Games
20 52 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
21 44 (10.81%) Front End Development
22 42 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
23 40 (9.83%) Computer Science
23 40 (9.83%) Python
24 39 (9.58%) XML
24 39 (9.58%) Retail
25 38 (9.34%) OO

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 36 (8.85%) WordPress
2 8 (1.97%) JBoss
3 5 (1.23%) CMS
4 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.98%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.49%) Confluence
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (5.65%) Photoshop
2 18 (4.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.72%) SPSS
6 4 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (3.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Shopify
3 1 (0.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.21%) GitHub
4 7 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (1.72%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (0.98%) Bluemix
5 4 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.41%) Internet
2 8 (1.97%) ATM
3 4 (0.98%) Firewall
3 4 (0.98%) HTTP
3 4 (0.98%) Network Security
3 4 (0.98%) WAN
4 3 (0.74%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (0.74%) VoIP
5 2 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.49%) LAN
5 2 (0.49%) SMS
5 2 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.25%) BGP
6 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) HSRP
6 1 (0.25%) IPv6
6 1 (0.25%) MPLS
6 1 (0.25%) OSPF
6 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 60 (14.74%) MySQL
3 24 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.95%) Power BI
7 11 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.21%) Big Data
10 7 (1.72%) DataStage
10 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (1.23%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.23%) OLAP
12 5 (1.23%) SSDT
13 4 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (6.63%) JIRA
2 22 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.46%) Subversion
5 7 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.47%) Xcode
7 5 (1.23%) Selenium
7 5 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.98%) Grunt
8 4 (0.98%) gulp
8 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.98%) Moq
8 4 (0.98%) NUnit
9 3 (0.74%) MSTest
9 3 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.49%) JSUnit
10 2 (0.49%) Maven
10 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 62 (15.23%) Marketing
2 53 (13.02%) Games
3 39 (9.58%) Retail
4 33 (8.11%) Finance
5 16 (3.93%) Electronics
6 15 (3.69%) Automotive
7 11 (2.70%) Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Advertising
8 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (41.52%) HTML
2 157 (38.57%) CSS
3 135 (33.17%) .NET
4 108 (26.54%) jQuery
5 105 (25.80%) ASP.NET
6 82 (20.15%) AngularJS
7 66 (16.22%) HTML5
8 52 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (9.58%) XML
10 36 (8.85%) REST
11 32 (7.86%) CSS3
12 29 (7.13%) J2EE
12 29 (7.13%) Sass
13 27 (6.63%) Symfony
14 25 (6.14%) Web Services
15 22 (5.41%) .NET Framework
16 20 (4.91%) Laravel
16 20 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (4.67%) SOAP
18 17 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.83%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.62%) User Experience
3 24 (5.90%) Social Media
4 20 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (4.18%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.93%) Graphic Design
8 13 (3.19%) BBC
9 9 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.98%) iPad
10 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.25%) Fintech
13 1 (0.25%) iPhone
13 1 (0.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.90%) Linux
2 15 (3.69%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.95%) Android
4 11 (2.70%) Windows
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.80%) MVC
2 77 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.99%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (14.50%) Web Development
5 44 (10.81%) Front End Development
6 38 (9.34%) OO
7 29 (7.13%) TDD
8 28 (6.88%) Web Design
9 27 (6.63%) Analytics
9 27 (6.63%) E-Commerce
9 27 (6.63%) Open Source
10 24 (5.90%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.65%) BDD
12 19 (4.67%) Mathematics
13 18 (4.42%) SDLC
14 17 (4.18%) Project Management
14 17 (4.18%) SEO
15 16 (3.93%) Internet Marketing
16 15 (3.69%) MVVM
16 15 (3.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.98%) JavaScript
2 143 (35.14%) C#
3 135 (33.17%) SQL
4 98 (24.08%) PHP
5 72 (17.69%) Java
6 40 (9.83%) Python
7 33 (8.11%) C++
8 24 (5.90%) VB.NET
9 19 (4.67%) Ruby
10 15 (3.69%) C
10 15 (3.69%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.21%) F#
12 8 (1.97%) R
13 7 (1.72%) Delphi
13 7 (1.72%) Perl
14 5 (1.23%) MUMPS
14 5 (1.23%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.23%) XAML
15 4 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (20.88%) Degree
2 11 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.98%) CEH
6 4 (0.98%) CISSP
7 3 (0.74%) ISEB
7 3 (0.74%) OCP
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CCNA
8 2 (0.49%) CCNP
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.25%) AAT
9 1 (0.25%) ACCA
9 1 (0.25%) CIMA
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (1.97%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.46%) Puppet
2 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.47%) Ansible
4 3 (0.74%) Kibana
4 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.44%) Google
3 13 (3.19%) Oracle
4 12 (2.95%) Adobe
4 12 (2.95%) IBM
5 11 (2.70%) Zend
6 9 (2.21%) Twitter
7 8 (1.97%) Cognos
8 5 (1.23%) Apple
8 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.74%) Cisco
9 3 (0.74%) Greenplum
9 3 (0.74%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.74%) Tableau
9 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.49%) Juniper
11 1 (0.25%) HP
11 1 (0.25%) Remedy
11 1 (0.25%) Reuters
11 1 (0.25%) SAP