The median annual salary for a Junior was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Junior
South East / Kent
Rank 51 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior 32 69 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.99% 6.04% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 6.18% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 37
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,620 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,900
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 782 1117 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.38% 97.73% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 639 970 813
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Junior in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -4 8 £26,000 +10.63% 1
West Malling +1 6 £23,000 -4.16%
Folkestone - 3 £28,001 -
Tunbridge Wells -17 2 £21,000 -25.00%
Rochester - 2 £21,500 -
Canterbury - 1 - -
Sandwich - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £20,800 -
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Junior job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) .NET
4 14 (31.82%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 12 (27.27%) CSS
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
8 9 (20.45%) MVC
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
8 9 (20.45%) Java
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.91%) Web Development
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
11 6 (13.64%) MySQL
12 5 (11.36%) Spring
12 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
12 5 (11.36%) Windows
12 5 (11.36%) CRM
12 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
12 5 (11.36%) jQuery
12 5 (11.36%) User Experience
12 5 (11.36%) Cross-Platform Development
13 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (9.09%) Confluence
13 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
13 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
13 4 (9.09%) Ajax
13 4 (9.09%) JIRA

Junior Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Heroku
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) CDMA
4 1 (2.27%) GSM
4 1 (2.27%) LTE
4 1 (2.27%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) DocumentDB
4 2 (4.55%) RavenDB
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL Workbench
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.27%) Redis
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Fiddler
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Moq
2 3 (6.82%) NUnit
2 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) CSS
2 12 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) Spring
5 4 (9.09%) Ajax
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (9.09%) JSP
5 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.82%) LINQ
6 3 (6.82%) Node.js
6 3 (6.82%) Swing
6 3 (6.82%) WCF
6 3 (6.82%) WinForms
6 3 (6.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.36%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Debian
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.45%) MVC
2 7 (15.91%) Web Development
3 5 (11.36%) CRM
3 5 (11.36%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.82%) MVVM
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) System Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CISM
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) MCSA
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) COBIT
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Thunderhead
4 2 (4.55%) New Relic
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Apple
5 1 (2.27%) Capita
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
Longfield
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
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