The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 37 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 75 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.97% 5.11% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 5.31% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 42
Average salary £25,000 £25,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,250 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1057 923 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.23% 96.35% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 919 835 981
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Junior
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior across the Kent region.

Junior Salary Trend in Kent

Junior
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Junior Salary Histogram in Kent

Junior
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +20 32 £25,500 +6.25% 1
West Malling - 11 £24,500 - 2
Maidstone +10 8 £23,500 -2.08%
Sittingbourne - 5 £27,500 -
Dartford -2 3 £25,500 -27.14%
Rochester +7 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Sevenoaks +6 1 £19,500 -11.36%
Chatham -6 1 £28,500 +0.88%
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 37 (33.04%) SQL
2 36 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (25.89%) .NET
4 29 (25.89%) Java
5 28 (25.00%) C#
6 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET
7 25 (22.32%) HTML
8 24 (21.43%) Degree
8 24 (21.43%) MVC
9 22 (19.64%) MySQL
9 22 (19.64%) XML
9 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
10 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (16.07%) Eclipse
12 17 (15.18%) JSON
13 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 15 (13.39%) CSS
14 15 (13.39%) Windows
15 14 (12.50%) Oracle
15 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
16 13 (11.61%) Web Services
16 13 (11.61%) MS Office
16 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
16 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
17 12 (10.71%) Web Development
17 12 (10.71%) Android
17 12 (10.71%) Apple iOS
17 12 (10.71%) REST
18 11 (9.82%) Bluemix

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (7.14%) Node.js
1 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.79%) JBoss
2 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
1 13 (11.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Bluemix
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) GitHub
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (8.04%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (2.68%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (2.68%) Network Security
4 2 (1.79%) LAN
4 2 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.89%) LDAP
5 1 (0.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.64%) MySQL
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) MS Access
8 3 (2.68%) DTS
8 3 (2.68%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.89%) Navicat
10 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.07%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.93%) Ant
4 9 (8.04%) Subversion
5 8 (7.14%) JIRA
5 8 (7.14%) Maven
6 3 (2.68%) Hudson
6 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.68%) JMeter
7 2 (1.79%) JUnit
7 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.79%) TestNG
7 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (2.68%) Back Office
1 3 (2.68%) Games
1 3 (2.68%) Legal
2 2 (1.79%) Advertising
2 2 (1.79%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.89%) .NET
2 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET
3 25 (22.32%) HTML
4 22 (19.64%) XML
5 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (15.18%) JSON
7 15 (13.39%) CSS
8 13 (11.61%) Web Services
9 12 (10.71%) REST
10 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.82%) Spring
11 10 (8.93%) J2EE
11 10 (8.93%) JSP
12 9 (8.04%) RESTful
13 8 (7.14%) JDBC
13 8 (7.14%) Servlets
14 7 (6.25%) Android SDK
14 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) FMCG
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Social Media
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Android
2 12 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.36%) Unix
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) MVC
3 12 (10.71%) Web Development
4 11 (9.82%) Scrum
5 10 (8.93%) Android Development
5 10 (8.93%) OOP
6 9 (8.04%) Web Application Development
7 8 (7.14%) AOP
7 8 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.14%) OOD
7 8 (7.14%) RUP
7 8 (7.14%) UML
8 7 (6.25%) BDD
8 7 (6.25%) Memory Management
8 7 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 7 (6.25%) TDD
9 6 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) SQL
2 29 (25.89%) Java
3 28 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.14%) AspectJ
5 8 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.25%) Ruby
7 4 (3.57%) VB
7 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) CCNA
2 10 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCITP
4 1 (0.89%) MCP
4 1 (0.89%) MCSE
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
3 9 (8.04%) Cisco
4 8 (7.14%) IBM
5 6 (5.36%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (2.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.68%) F5
6 3 (2.68%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.68%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) BMC
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Remedy
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec
7 1 (0.89%) Tableau
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 - £15000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £26000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Uncle Buck Finance LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago