Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 77 87
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 31 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.38% 2.61% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.66% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 38
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £20,125 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £34,625 £38,000 £33,250
South East median annual salary £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.39% +7.27% +3.77%

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 885 1,279 1,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 98.01% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1,072 1,457
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Dartford +22 8 £25,500 -40.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +1 5 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Maidstone -6 4 £30,000 +4.35% 6
Chatham +1 2 £27,000 -43.16%
Canterbury - 2 £27,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 - - 2
Sevenoaks - 2 £28,500 -
Whitstable - 2 £23,500 -
Rochester - 1 £30,000 -
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (38.71%) MVC
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 7 (22.58%) Degree
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (19.35%) ETL
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) PHP
9 5 (16.13%) Automotive
9 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (16.13%) Marketing
9 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) Time Management
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008

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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) CDMA
2 1 (3.23%) GSM
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) LTE
2 1 (3.23%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Automotive
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.90%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Core
8 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) XHTML
9 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (3.23%) Grails
9 1 (3.23%) Node.js
9 1 (3.23%) Sass
9 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Development
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Entry
6 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Generation
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) B2B
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) ES7
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Compaq
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) SAP