Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 60 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 39 45 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.79% 3.54% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 3.60% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 70
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% -13.89%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,525 £19,225
90th Percentile £32,500 £30,550 £31,375
South East median annual salary £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -

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 996 1,249 1,770
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 98.27% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,074 1,561
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,580 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +3 7 £25,000 +16.28% 1
Dartford +4 4 £24,000 -43.53%
Tonbridge - 4 £23,750 -
Canterbury +7 2 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Chatham -1 2 £27,000 +22.73%
Maidstone -11 2 £27,750 +3.74% 3
West Malling - 2 £25,250 -
Whitstable -7 1 £23,500 -
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 28 (71.79%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) .NET
3 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) Finance
5 16 (41.03%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
7 13 (33.33%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) Apple
8 12 (30.77%) Financial Institution
8 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (30.77%) Facebook
8 12 (30.77%) Expense Management
9 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
9 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (25.64%) CSS
9 10 (25.64%) ETL
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (20.51%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
12 6 (15.38%) SOA
12 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 6 (15.38%) Ember.js

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Hyperconnected
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) ADSL
3 1 (2.56%) CDMA
3 1 (2.56%) GSM
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) UMTS
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Moq
2 2 (5.13%) MSTest
2 2 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Grunt
3 1 (2.56%) gulp
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (17.95%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) Autofac
8 6 (15.38%) Ember.js
8 6 (15.38%) React
9 5 (12.82%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) XML
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.69%) JSON
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
11 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) MVC
2 12 (30.77%) Expense Management
3 10 (25.64%) ETL
4 8 (20.51%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
6 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Kanban
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.13%) MVVM
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) Java
8 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CCNA
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Apple
1 12 (30.77%) Facebook
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Compaq
3 2 (5.13%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.56%) VMware