The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 18 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 8.93% - 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £20,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Folkestone region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 38 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 96.43% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Folkestone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Graduate
Salary Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Folkestone region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Folkestone

Graduate
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Thunderhead
3 3 (42.86%) CTI
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Documentum
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Thunderhead