Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 59 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 43 62 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.60% 4.24% 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 4.33% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 113
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £19,530
90th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
South East median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,500

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 1,147 1,431 2,041
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.81% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,198 1,784
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +11 12 £25,000 +11.11%
Tonbridge - 4 £22,500 -
Dartford +1 3 £22,500 +2.27% 1
West Malling -9 3 £24,500 +6.52% 1
Whitstable -1 1 £23,500 +6.09% 1
Canterbury -1 1 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Maidstone -2 1 £21,000 -19.23% 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £30,000 -
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 35 (81.40%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
4 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
5 18 (41.86%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (37.21%) MVC
7 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.88%) SQL
8 14 (32.56%) Windows
8 14 (32.56%) Finance
8 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (30.23%) WCF
9 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (30.23%) Apple
10 12 (27.91%) Financial Institution
10 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
10 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (27.91%) Facebook
10 12 (27.91%) Expense Management
11 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
11 11 (25.58%) Kanban
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) TDD
11 11 (25.58%) NUnit
11 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (23.26%) Hyperconnected
12 10 (23.26%) WinForms
12 10 (23.26%) Internet
12 10 (23.26%) HTML

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 (4.65%) NServiceBus
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) npm
2 2 (4.65%) Yarn
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Hyperconnected
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) ADSL
4 1 (2.33%) CDMA
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) GSM
4 1 (2.33%) LTE
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) SMS
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) UMTS
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) NUnit
2 10 (23.26%) Moq
2 10 (23.26%) MSTest
2 10 (23.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Babel
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Log4Net
4 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.65%) webpack
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Grunt
5 1 (2.33%) gulp
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) German Language
3 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.33%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
4 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (30.23%) WCF
6 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (23.26%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) Ninject
7 10 (23.26%) Spring.NET
7 10 (23.26%) Unity DI Container
7 10 (23.26%) WinForms
7 10 (23.26%) WPF
8 8 (18.60%) Autofac
9 7 (16.28%) HTML5
10 6 (13.95%) CSS
10 6 (13.95%) Ember.js
10 6 (13.95%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (37.21%) MVC
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.91%) Expense Management
5 11 (25.58%) Kanban
5 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (25.58%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (23.26%) MVVM
6 10 (23.26%) Web Application Development
7 8 (18.60%) SOA
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) Web Development
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) ES6
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Java 8
7 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Apple
2 12 (27.91%) Facebook
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Compaq
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.33%) Veeam