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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 71 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 37 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.40% 2.63% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.78% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 11
Average salary £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,600 £17,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,900 £30,000
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
1047 1044 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.57% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 903 595
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +19 14 £21,000 +20.00% 2
Maidstone +12 5 £27,500 +13.40% 1
Dartford -11 3 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Tonbridge 0 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Whitstable - 1 £22,000 -
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (45.45%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) .NET
3 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.30%) CSS
5 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
6 16 (24.24%) Degree
7 15 (22.73%) C#
8 14 (21.21%) SQL
9 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (19.70%) MySQL
10 12 (18.18%) Windows
10 12 (18.18%) MVC
11 11 (16.67%) Project Management
12 10 (15.15%) XML
12 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
12 10 (15.15%) PHP
12 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
12 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
13 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
13 9 (13.64%) Java
13 9 (13.64%) Oracle
13 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
14 8 (12.12%) OO
14 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 8 (12.12%) Finance
14 8 (12.12%) JSON
15 7 (10.61%) Data Integration

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (4.55%) WordPress
1 3 (4.55%) ExpressionEngine
1 3 (4.55%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) Lync
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Wireless
1 4 (6.06%) LAN
1 4 (6.06%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) Intranet
2 3 (4.55%) ADSL
2 3 (4.55%) Broadband
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) MySQL
3 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) EDMS
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Bower
2 2 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (1.52%) Robotium
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.06%) Advertising
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) .NET
3 20 (30.30%) CSS
4 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
5 10 (15.15%) XML
6 8 (12.12%) JSON
7 6 (9.09%) Spring
7 6 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.09%) HTML5
7 6 (9.09%) jQuery
7 6 (9.09%) REST
7 6 (9.09%) CSS3
8 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.58%) Web Services
9 4 (6.06%) XHTML
10 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.55%) RESTful
11 2 (3.03%) SVG
11 2 (3.03%) Ajax
11 2 (3.03%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) GIS
4 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) MVC
3 11 (16.67%) Project Management
4 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.12%) OO
5 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) OOD
7 5 (7.58%) Document Management
7 5 (7.58%) Data Management
8 3 (4.55%) Web Design
9 2 (3.03%) Service Management
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL
9 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.03%) Web Development
9 2 (3.03%) SIEM
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.03%) People Management
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.73%) C#
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 10 (15.15%) PHP
5 9 (13.64%) Java
6 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.06%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) CCNA
2 4 (6.06%) MCP
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) A+ Certification
2 4 (6.06%) MCITP
3 3 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Adobe
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Mitel
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago