Period
to 17 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 74 59
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 48 38 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.13% 3.25% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 3.39% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 52
Kent median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,398 £20,500 £19,775
90th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,375
South East median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -

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 899 1,121 1,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 95.81% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 768 984 1,192
Kent median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,675 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
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 17 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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
West Malling +8 11 £26,000 +2.97% 1
Tunbridge Wells +3 7 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Maidstone +3 7 £27,500 +25.00% 6
Dartford -1 5 £19,925 -11.45%
Sevenoaks -8 4 £20,000 -33.33%
Sittingbourne - 3 £22,500 - 1
Chatham - 3 - -
Rochester - 1 £27,500 -
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) Degree
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 9 (18.75%) MVC
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) Web Development
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.50%) jQuery
10 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.42%) Scrum
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.42%) Java
10 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.33%) Adobe
11 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
11 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.33%) Internet
11 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
12 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework

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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) WordPress
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Sketch
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe XD
3 1 (2.08%) Figma
3 1 (2.08%) InVision
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) Simulink
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
4 1 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.08%) webpack
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) CSS
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (12.50%) jQuery
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.17%) Node.js
7 2 (4.17%) React
7 2 (4.17%) Spring
7 2 (4.17%) Spring Boot
7 2 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.08%) J2EE
8 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) MVC
3 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.50%) Web Development
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) Chat Support
6 3 (6.25%) Coaching
6 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
6 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) ES7
6 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe
3 3 (6.25%) Sage
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.08%) WooCommerce