The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 113 92
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 166 138 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.25% 2.23% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 2.32% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 154 127 154
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £33,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +6.00%  

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 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +36 46 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Birmingham +12 43 £25,500 +10.86% 9
Coventry +8 24 £24,000 -12.72% 4
Worcestershire +9 21 £25,000 +7.52% 1
Staffordshire -4 17 £21,500 -10.41% 4
Herefordshire -5 12 £25,000 +11.11%
Halesowen - 4 £20,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +8 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Dudley 0 2 £30,000 +20.00%
Sutton Coldfield -3 2 £23,000 -1.07%
Solihull -8 1 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Junior
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 158 (45.53%) JavaScript
2 156 (44.96%) HTML
3 133 (38.33%) C#
4 130 (37.46%) CSS
5 122 (35.16%) jQuery
6 120 (34.58%) Degree
7 116 (33.43%) .NET
8 101 (29.11%) ASP.NET
9 99 (28.53%) SQL
10 83 (23.92%) PHP
11 76 (21.90%) MVC
12 73 (21.04%) SQL Server
13 69 (19.88%) HTML5
14 50 (14.41%) AngularJS
15 49 (14.12%) OO
16 47 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (13.54%) REST
17 46 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (12.39%) Web Development
19 42 (12.10%) Social Media
19 42 (12.10%) Front End Development
20 40 (11.53%) Microsoft
21 39 (11.24%) XML
22 38 (10.95%) Marketing
23 37 (10.66%) Java
23 37 (10.66%) E-Commerce
24 35 (10.09%) Web Services
25 33 (9.51%) Photoshop
25 33 (9.51%) MySQL
26 31 (8.93%) Apple iOS

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 26 (7.49%) WordPress
2 8 (2.31%) CMS
3 6 (1.73%) IIS
4 5 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.15%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) Drupal
7 2 (0.58%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.58%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (9.51%) Photoshop
2 23 (6.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) InDesign
8 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.32%) Magento
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.58%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.58%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (0.29%) Shopify
4 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.44%) GitHub
4 3 (0.86%) AdWords
4 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.58%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.63%) Internet
2 7 (2.02%) ATM
3 5 (1.44%) Firewall
3 5 (1.44%) Network Security
4 4 (1.15%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) Wireless
5 2 (0.58%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.29%) HTTP
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.51%) MySQL
3 11 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.02%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.15%) OLAP
7 3 (0.86%) Redis
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.58%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.58%) DB2
8 2 (0.58%) MS Access
8 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.58%) Power BI
8 2 (0.58%) QlikView
8 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (8.07%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.78%) Xcode
3 23 (6.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.88%) JIRA
5 6 (1.73%) Subversion
6 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.86%) Ant
7 3 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.86%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.58%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.58%) Grunt
8 2 (0.58%) gulp
8 2 (0.58%) Maven
8 2 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 38 (10.95%) Marketing
2 30 (8.65%) Retail
3 29 (8.36%) Games
4 26 (7.49%) Finance
5 19 (5.48%) Automotive
6 17 (4.90%) Electronics
7 6 (1.73%) Banking
8 5 (1.44%) Advertising
9 4 (1.15%) French Language
9 4 (1.15%) German Language
10 3 (0.86%) Danish Language
10 3 (0.86%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.86%) Swedish Language
10 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (44.96%) HTML
2 130 (37.46%) CSS
3 122 (35.16%) jQuery
4 116 (33.43%) .NET
5 101 (29.11%) ASP.NET
6 69 (19.88%) HTML5
7 50 (14.41%) AngularJS
8 47 (13.54%) REST
9 46 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (11.24%) XML
11 35 (10.09%) Web Services
12 31 (8.93%) Sass
13 26 (7.49%) JSON
14 25 (7.20%) Ajax
15 24 (6.92%) SOAP
16 23 (6.63%) Cocoa
16 23 (6.63%) Cocoa Touch
16 23 (6.63%) Core Data
16 23 (6.63%) iOS SDK
16 23 (6.63%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.10%) Social Media
2 31 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.19%) Data Structures
3 18 (5.19%) Graphic Design
4 14 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.03%) Mobile Games
5 13 (3.75%) User Experience
6 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.73%) BBC
7 6 (1.73%) iPad
8 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.58%) Animation
10 2 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.58%) VHDL
11 1 (0.29%) CMDB
11 1 (0.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 26 (7.49%) Linux
3 17 (4.90%) Windows
4 8 (2.31%) Android
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.86%) Unix
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.90%) MVC
2 49 (14.12%) OO
3 47 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (12.39%) Web Development
5 42 (12.10%) Front End Development
6 37 (10.66%) E-Commerce
7 30 (8.65%) iOS Development
8 28 (8.07%) Open Source
9 25 (7.20%) Web Design
10 23 (6.63%) Project Management
10 23 (6.63%) TDD
11 21 (6.05%) BDD
11 21 (6.05%) Internet Marketing
12 20 (5.76%) Game Development
13 18 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.19%) SEO
14 16 (4.61%) OOP
15 15 (4.32%) Software Engineering
16 14 (4.03%) Test Automation
16 14 (4.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (45.53%) JavaScript
2 133 (38.33%) C#
3 99 (28.53%) SQL
4 83 (23.92%) PHP
5 37 (10.66%) Java
6 27 (7.78%) Objective-C
7 25 (7.20%) T-SQL
8 22 (6.34%) VB.NET
9 21 (6.05%) Ruby
10 18 (5.19%) Python
11 16 (4.61%) C++
12 5 (1.44%) VBA
13 4 (1.15%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.15%) C
13 4 (1.15%) VB
14 3 (0.86%) F#
14 3 (0.86%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 120 (34.58%) Degree
2 17 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.86%) HND
6 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) CCNP
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.58%) GCIH
6 2 (0.58%) GIAC
6 2 (0.58%) GNVQ
6 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.58%) PMP
6 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.29%) AAT
7 1 (0.29%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.03%) QA
2 10 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) Firmware
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) Snort
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) Kibana
2 2 (0.58%) cPanel
2 2 (0.58%) RSA enVision
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 40 (11.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.61%) Apple
3 7 (2.02%) Google
3 7 (2.02%) Oracle
3 7 (2.02%) SAP
4 5 (1.44%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.86%) Adobe
5 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.86%) Tableau
5 3 (0.86%) T-Plan
6 2 (0.58%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco
6 2 (0.58%) IBM
6 2 (0.58%) LogLogic
6 2 (0.58%) NetWitness
6 2 (0.58%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.58%) Telerik
6 2 (0.58%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.29%) Redback
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Lichfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum £18,000 - £22,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 5 days ago
Stone, Staffordshire
Hideaway Time-lapse Systems
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum plus 20 days holiday & bank holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Atherstone
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Midcounties Cooperative
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago