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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 75 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 34 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.88% 2.17% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.28% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 20
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £17,300 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,625 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
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
1133 1186 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.10% 95.41% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1052 665
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
Maidstone +20 14 £21,000 -16.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +11 7 £19,500 +11.42% 1
Dartford -8 2 £31,250 +5.93%
Canterbury - 2 £28,355 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £26,400 -
Tonbridge +5 1 £24,000 -4.00% 1
West Malling - 1 £27,500 -
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 19 (26.76%) HTML
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (25.35%) Degree
3 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
4 16 (22.54%) .NET
4 16 (22.54%) C#
5 14 (19.72%) CSS
6 13 (18.31%) Java
7 12 (16.90%) MySQL
8 11 (15.49%) Windows
8 11 (15.49%) OO
9 10 (14.08%) Linux
9 10 (14.08%) Oracle
10 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (12.68%) PHP
10 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
10 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
11 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
11 8 (11.27%) Local Government
11 8 (11.27%) SIEM
11 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (11.27%) People Management
11 8 (11.27%) Project Management
11 8 (11.27%) ITIL
11 8 (11.27%) Service Management
11 8 (11.27%) MVC
12 7 (9.86%) Finance
12 7 (9.86%) T-SQL

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) Lync
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Documentum
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
2 1 (1.41%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) LAN
1 4 (5.63%) WAN
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
2 3 (4.23%) ADSL
2 3 (4.23%) Broadband
3 2 (2.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.82%) EDMS
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Maven
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Robotium
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.27%) Local Government
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) HTML
2 16 (22.54%) .NET
3 14 (19.72%) CSS
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.86%) XML
6 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.45%) Spring
6 6 (8.45%) JSON
6 6 (8.45%) jQuery
6 6 (8.45%) REST
7 5 (7.04%) Web Services
8 4 (5.63%) XHTML
8 4 (5.63%) CSS3
8 4 (5.63%) HTML5
9 3 (4.23%) JAX-RS
9 3 (4.23%) WinForms
10 1 (1.41%) J2EE
10 1 (1.41%) JavaFX
10 1 (1.41%) RESTful
10 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.82%) GIS
3 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.41%) Photography
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) AIX
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) OO
2 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Service Management
3 8 (11.27%) MVC
3 8 (11.27%) Problem Management
3 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (11.27%) SIEM
3 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (11.27%) People Management
4 6 (8.45%) OWASP
4 6 (8.45%) OOD
4 6 (8.45%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (8.45%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) Web Design
6 3 (4.23%) Data Management
6 3 (4.23%) Document Management
6 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 9 (12.68%) PHP
6 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
9 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) CISSP
3 6 (8.45%) CEH
4 5 (7.04%) MCITP
4 5 (7.04%) MCP
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) A+ Certification
4 5 (7.04%) CCNA
5 4 (5.63%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) LogRhythm
3 4 (5.63%) Adobe
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Zend
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 24k per year + pro-rata
Posted: 20 days ago