Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 81 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 22 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.22% 2.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.16% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 20
Kent median annual salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,100 £20,750 £19,450
90th Percentile £29,250 £32,500 £33,250
South East median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +1.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 958 1,296 1,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 98.03% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 828 1,095 1,463
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,705 £24,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Kent

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Kent

Junior Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 5 £27,500 +18.28% 2
Canterbury +5 2 £25,000 -9.09% 1
West Malling +2 2 £25,250 -27.86%
Whitstable -8 2 £23,500 - 1
Maidstone -12 2 £27,750 -3.48% 1
Tonbridge - 2 - - 2
Chatham - 2 £27,000 -
Dartford - 2 £25,500 -
Junior Developer
South East

Junior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Junior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Junior Developer in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) PHP
7 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
8 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (18.18%) MySQL
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) ETL
9 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Automotive
10 3 (13.64%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) Internet
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) Windows

Junior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (4.55%) CDMA
3 1 (4.55%) GSM
3 1 (4.55%) LTE
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
3 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) MySQL
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Moq
1 2 (9.09%) MSTest
1 2 (9.09%) NUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Grunt
2 1 (4.55%) gulp
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
8 3 (13.64%) WCF
9 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
9 2 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) Ninject
9 2 (9.09%) Sass
9 2 (9.09%) Spring.NET
9 2 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Kanban
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (9.09%) MVVM
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Compaq
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat