The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 148 148 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.74% 14.84% 15.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.81% 46.69% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 130 126 151
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Degree
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
270 317 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.07% 31.80% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 240 277 287
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Degree
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Degree Salary Trend in Kent

Degree
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Kent

Degree
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 58 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Dartford +6 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Maidstone 0 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Chatham +4 4 £20,000 -57.89% 1
Canterbury -7 4 £30,500 +8.73% 2
Sittingbourne +1 3 £33,750 +87.50%
Tonbridge - 3 £40,000 - 1
Whitstable - 3 £32,000 -
Folkestone -17 2 £38,250 +22.40%
Rochester - 2 - -
Stansted 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Dover -4 1 £27,500 -56.00%
West Malling -8 1 £41,500 +11.40%
Sevenoaks -16 1 £52,000 +48.57% 1
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Degree also 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 that cited Degree.

1 102 (37.92%) Computer Science
2 91 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (30.48%) SQL
4 68 (25.28%) .NET
5 64 (23.79%) JavaScript
6 63 (23.42%) Finance
7 61 (22.68%) HTML
8 58 (21.56%) C#
9 49 (18.22%) Java
9 49 (18.22%) CSS
10 43 (15.99%) Web Services
11 41 (15.24%) XML
11 41 (15.24%) Windows
11 41 (15.24%) Microsoft
12 39 (14.50%) SQL Server
12 39 (14.50%) Project Management
13 38 (14.13%) ASP.NET
13 38 (14.13%) jQuery
14 36 (13.38%) MS Excel
14 36 (13.38%) MVC
15 34 (12.64%) HTML5
16 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (11.15%) Git (software)
17 30 (11.15%) Telecoms
17 30 (11.15%) Linux
18 29 (10.78%) PRINCE2
18 29 (10.78%) Mobile App
19 28 (10.41%) OO
19 28 (10.41%) T-SQL
20 27 (10.04%) SaaS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Degree also 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 that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.32%) Apache
2 5 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.49%) IIS
4 3 (1.12%) JBoss
4 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.74%) SAS
5 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) WordPress
6 1 (0.37%) nginx
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (2.97%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.97%) MS Office
3 5 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.04%) SaaS
2 10 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.09%) Firewall
3 7 (2.60%) Network Security
4 5 (1.86%) Internet
4 5 (1.86%) PPP
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (1.12%) LTE
6 3 (1.12%) UMTS
6 3 (1.12%) CDMA
6 3 (1.12%) GSM
7 2 (0.74%) VoIP
7 2 (0.74%) Extranet
7 2 (0.74%) H.323
7 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.74%) Wireless
7 2 (0.74%) SAN
7 2 (0.74%) CTI
7 2 (0.74%) Intranet
7 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.67%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.32%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.95%) MySQL
5 16 (5.95%) Big Data
6 15 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.72%) SQL CLR
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.74%) OLTP
14 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.06%) Eclipse
3 14 (5.20%) JUnit
3 14 (5.20%) Subversion
4 13 (4.83%) Jasmine
5 11 (4.09%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (4.09%) NUnit
6 10 (3.72%) Xcode
7 9 (3.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (2.97%) Selenium
9 7 (2.60%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.23%) Maven
10 6 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.49%) JIRA
11 4 (1.49%) jMock
11 4 (1.49%) Ant
11 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.12%) TestNG
12 3 (1.12%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 63 (23.42%) Finance
2 30 (11.15%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.20%) Marketing
4 11 (4.09%) Law
5 7 (2.60%) Retail
6 6 (2.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.86%) Electronics
8 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (49.44%) Developer
2 36 (13.38%) Junior
3 29 (10.78%) Web Developer
4 27 (10.04%) Analyst
5 23 (8.55%) Junior Developer
6 22 (8.18%) SQL Developer
7 16 (5.95%) Graduate
7 16 (5.95%) Programmer
7 16 (5.95%) Android Developer
8 15 (5.58%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.58%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.58%) Test Engineer
9 14 (5.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (5.20%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (4.83%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.46%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.46%) PHP Developer
12 11 (4.09%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.09%) Service Manager
12 11 (4.09%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (25.28%) .NET
2 61 (22.68%) HTML
3 49 (18.22%) CSS
4 43 (15.99%) Web Services
5 41 (15.24%) XML
6 38 (14.13%) ASP.NET
6 38 (14.13%) jQuery
7 34 (12.64%) HTML5
8 27 (10.04%) REST
9 25 (9.29%) JSON
9 25 (9.29%) OpenGL
10 19 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (6.69%) CSS3
12 15 (5.58%) Android SDK
13 12 (4.46%) Sass
13 12 (4.46%) AngularJS
13 12 (4.46%) LAMP
13 12 (4.46%) WPF
14 11 (4.09%) Backbone.js
15 10 (3.72%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 102 (37.92%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.78%) Mobile App
4 18 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (6.32%) Data Structures
6 16 (5.95%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.46%) Data Integration
8 10 (3.72%) iPhone
8 10 (3.72%) iPad
9 7 (2.60%) User Experience
9 7 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.23%) Blog
11 5 (1.86%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.49%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.12%) Physics
13 3 (1.12%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.74%) NHS
14 2 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.24%) Windows
2 30 (11.15%) Linux
3 17 (6.32%) Android
4 13 (4.83%) UNIX
5 11 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.50%) Project Management
3 36 (13.38%) MVC
4 29 (10.78%) PRINCE2
5 28 (10.41%) OO
6 26 (9.67%) Mobile Development
7 25 (9.29%) Unit Testing
7 25 (9.29%) Memory Management
8 23 (8.55%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.06%) Service Management
10 18 (6.69%) Scrum
10 18 (6.69%) Incident Management
10 18 (6.69%) Analytics
11 17 (6.32%) Android Development
12 16 (5.95%) Web Development
12 16 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.58%) SDLC
14 14 (5.20%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.20%) ITIL
15 13 (4.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.48%) SQL
2 64 (23.79%) JavaScript
3 58 (21.56%) C#
4 49 (18.22%) Java
5 28 (10.41%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.43%) PHP
7 12 (4.46%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.72%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.72%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.35%) C++
10 5 (1.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.86%) Python
11 4 (1.49%) R
12 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.12%) C
13 2 (0.74%) RPG
13 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.37%) VB6
14 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (4.83%) CCNA
3 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.72%) CISSP
5 9 (3.35%) Postgraduate
5 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.97%) CCSP
6 8 (2.97%) CCNP
6 8 (2.97%) CEH
7 6 (2.23%) MCSE
7 6 (2.23%) ISEB
8 5 (1.86%) MCSA
9 4 (1.49%) OCP
9 4 (1.49%) OCA
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.12%) MCITP
10 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 3 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.06%) QA
2 13 (4.83%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.86%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.29%) Oracle
3 15 (5.58%) Cisco
4 11 (4.09%) SAP
5 5 (1.86%) Adobe
5 5 (1.86%) VMware
5 5 (1.86%) TippingPoint
5 5 (1.86%) ArcSight
6 4 (1.49%) Websense
6 4 (1.49%) F5
6 4 (1.49%) Blue Coat
6 4 (1.49%) SonicWALL
6 4 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.49%) Juniper
7 3 (1.12%) HP
7 3 (1.12%) Citrix
7 3 (1.12%) Avaya
7 3 (1.12%) Minitab
7 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.12%) Apple
Kent
SecureData
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sevenoaks
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 22 days ago