Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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

Junior
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 68 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 40 48 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.65% 3.55% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 3.61% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 101
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% -9.26%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,775 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £30,700 £32,500
South East median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% - +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 1,050 1,328 1,925
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 98.22% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,155 1,701
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Kent

Junior
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Junior in Kent

Junior
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Kent over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior in Kent

Junior
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 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 August 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 +6 6 £25,000 +16.28%
Dartford +1 5 £25,500 +15.91% 1
Tonbridge - 5 £22,500 -
Maidstone -7 3 £23,000 -11.54% 4
West Malling +2 2 £25,250 +5.21% 2
Canterbury +6 1 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Whitstable -3 1 £23,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 - 1
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Junior 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 in the job title.

1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 15 (37.50%) MVC
7 14 (35.00%) HTML
8 13 (32.50%) Apple
9 12 (30.00%) Financial Institution
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (30.00%) Facebook
9 12 (30.00%) Expense Management
10 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
11 10 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (22.50%) CSS
13 8 (20.00%) Windows
13 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (17.50%) HTML5
14 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
15 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
15 6 (15.00%) SOA
15 6 (15.00%) ETL
15 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
15 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
15 6 (15.00%) Autofac
15 6 (15.00%) jQuery

Junior 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DHCP
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
1 4 (10.00%) Hyperconnected
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) ADSL
3 1 (2.50%) CDMA
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) GSM
3 1 (2.50%) LTE
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (2.50%) SMS
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) UMTS
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) NUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Moq
2 4 (10.00%) MSTest
2 4 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Grunt
5 1 (2.50%) gulp
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.50%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.50%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (35.00%) HTML
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
7 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (17.50%) HTML5
10 6 (15.00%) Autofac
10 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
10 6 (15.00%) jQuery
10 6 (15.00%) React
11 5 (12.50%) WCF
11 5 (12.50%) XML
12 4 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
12 4 (10.00%) JSON
12 4 (10.00%) Spring.NET
12 4 (10.00%) WinForms
12 4 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) MVC
2 12 (30.00%) Expense Management
3 10 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) ETL
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.00%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) Kanban
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (10.00%) MVVM
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) Java 8
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CCNA
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Apple
2 12 (30.00%) Facebook
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Compaq
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.50%) Veeam