The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 10 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 183 164 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.53% 15.46% 7.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.41% 49.70% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 157 147 48
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,751 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
386 330 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.87% 31.10% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 336 298 157
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Folkestone +3 15 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Stansted - 15 £45,000 -
Maidstone -6 14 £45,000 +33.33%
Tunbridge Wells -6 10 £33,750 +31.06% 1
Dartford -16 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Malling +3 7 £51,430 +80.45%
Dover +2 7 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Sittingbourne - 7 £40,000 -
Chatham - 5 £55,000 -
Sevenoaks -1 4 £48,750 +31.75%
Canterbury - 4 £25,000 -
Gravesend - 2 £35,692 -
Tonbridge -1 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Degree
South East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 149 (41.05%) SQL
2 126 (34.71%) .NET
3 125 (34.44%) Windows
4 122 (33.61%) C#
5 102 (28.10%) Microsoft
6 101 (27.82%) SQL Server
7 98 (27.00%) Computer Science
8 75 (20.66%) JavaScript
9 68 (18.73%) ASP.NET
10 67 (18.46%) HTML
11 66 (18.18%) Finance
11 66 (18.18%) Software Engineering
12 63 (17.36%) MVC
13 57 (15.70%) WCF
14 55 (15.15%) CSS
15 51 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (13.22%) MS Office
17 44 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (11.85%) MS Excel
19 42 (11.57%) VB.NET
20 40 (11.02%) XML
21 38 (10.47%) T-SQL
22 37 (10.19%) jQuery
23 36 (9.92%) System Testing
24 35 (9.64%) Firewall
25 34 (9.37%) Web Services
26 33 (9.09%) Project Management
27 31 (8.54%) E-Commerce
27 31 (8.54%) TDD
28 30 (8.26%) Supplier Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 21 (5.79%) IIS
2 18 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.20%) Documentum
5 7 (1.93%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.93%) IBM Connections
6 2 (0.55%) CMS
6 2 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Node.js
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (13.22%) MS Office
2 43 (11.85%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.31%) CorelDRAW
4 11 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.03%) RoboHelp
4 11 (3.03%) Acrobat
4 11 (3.03%) PageMaker
5 10 (2.75%) FrameMaker
5 10 (2.75%) InDesign
6 6 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.28%) MS Project
8 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.28%) Zemax
8 1 (0.28%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.64%) Firewall
2 16 (4.41%) LAN
2 16 (4.41%) WAN
3 14 (3.86%) IP Telephony
4 10 (2.75%) Cisco IPT
4 10 (2.75%) Internet
5 9 (2.48%) Wireless
6 7 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.93%) CTI
7 6 (1.65%) HTTP
8 5 (1.38%) Intranet
9 4 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.10%) SAN
9 4 (1.10%) VPN
9 4 (1.10%) DHCP
10 2 (0.55%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.55%) DNS
10 2 (0.55%) ADSL
10 2 (0.55%) Broadband
11 1 (0.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (27.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.58%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.31%) SQLite
7 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.93%) Redis
9 6 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (1.65%) OLAP
9 6 (1.65%) MySQL
10 5 (1.38%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.83%) SSDT
12 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.55%) SQL CLR
14 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (6.89%) SoapUI
2 24 (6.61%) Ranorex
3 21 (5.79%) Xcode
4 8 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.93%) Jasmine
6 6 (1.65%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.65%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.38%) Subversion
8 3 (0.83%) NuGet
8 3 (0.83%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.55%) JIRA
9 2 (0.55%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.55%) Grunt
General
1 66 (18.18%) Finance
2 20 (5.51%) Electronics
3 15 (4.13%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.03%) Advertising
4 11 (3.03%) Finnish Language
4 11 (3.03%) French Language
4 11 (3.03%) German Language
4 11 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 11 (3.03%) Swedish Language
4 11 (3.03%) Marketing
5 9 (2.48%) Retail
6 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (29.75%) Developer
2 56 (15.43%) Analyst
3 52 (14.33%) .NET Developer
4 30 (8.26%) Software Engineer
5 29 (7.99%) Junior
6 25 (6.89%) Test Engineer
7 24 (6.61%) Software Developer
8 23 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (5.51%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.51%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.51%) Consultant
10 19 (5.23%) Senior Test Engineer
11 17 (4.68%) Junior Developer
11 17 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.13%) Architect
14 14 (3.86%) DBA
14 14 (3.86%) Programmer
14 14 (3.86%) Security Consultant
14 14 (3.86%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (34.71%) .NET
2 68 (18.73%) ASP.NET
3 67 (18.46%) HTML
4 57 (15.70%) WCF
5 55 (15.15%) CSS
6 40 (11.02%) XML
7 37 (10.19%) jQuery
8 34 (9.37%) Web Services
9 26 (7.16%) SOAP
10 24 (6.61%) .NET Framework
11 23 (6.34%) Cocoa Touch
11 23 (6.34%) Cocoa
12 21 (5.79%) AngularJS
12 21 (5.79%) MSMQ
12 21 (5.79%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (5.79%) WPF
13 18 (4.96%) HTML5
14 15 (4.13%) Silverlight
14 15 (4.13%) REST
15 14 (3.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 98 (27.00%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 22 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (5.23%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.86%) Graphic Design
7 12 (3.31%) SystemC
8 11 (3.03%) Physics
9 10 (2.75%) NHS
10 8 (2.20%) Chemistry
11 6 (1.65%) Open Source
12 4 (1.10%) Social Network
12 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.10%) Firmware
12 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.83%) PMI
13 3 (0.83%) DTV
13 3 (0.83%) Photography
14 2 (0.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 125 (34.44%) Windows
2 24 (6.61%) Linux
3 23 (6.34%) Apple iOS
4 20 (5.51%) Android
5 18 (4.96%) Windows 8
6 14 (3.86%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.58%) AIX
8 10 (2.75%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.38%) UNIX
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.55%) VMS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 63 (17.36%) MVC
3 51 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (9.92%) System Testing
6 33 (9.09%) Project Management
7 31 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 31 (8.54%) TDD
8 30 (8.26%) Supplier Management
9 29 (7.99%) OO
10 28 (7.71%) Workflow
11 27 (7.44%) OOP
12 26 (7.16%) SOA
12 26 (7.16%) Scrum
13 25 (6.89%) ITIL
14 24 (6.61%) Manual Testing
15 23 (6.34%) iOS Development
16 22 (6.06%) Automation Testing
17 21 (5.79%) UML
17 21 (5.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (41.05%) SQL
2 122 (33.61%) C#
3 75 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.57%) VB.NET
5 38 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.06%) C++
7 21 (5.79%) C
7 21 (5.79%) Objective-C
8 18 (4.96%) VB
9 13 (3.58%) Java
9 13 (3.58%) XAML
10 11 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.20%) PHP
12 7 (1.93%) LotusScript
12 7 (1.93%) Formula Language
12 7 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.65%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.65%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.38%) Python
14 5 (1.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (7.71%) ISEB
2 17 (4.68%) CISSP
3 16 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.93%) HND
5 7 (1.93%) SSCP
5 7 (1.93%) CISA
6 6 (1.65%) CEH
6 6 (1.65%) HNC
7 5 (1.38%) CCNA
8 4 (1.10%) MCITP
8 4 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.10%) CISM
8 4 (1.10%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.10%) MCSE
8 4 (1.10%) MCP
9 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.83%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.58%) QA
4 5 (1.38%) SLA
5 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (7.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 102 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.16%) HP
3 24 (6.61%) Oracle
4 21 (5.79%) Cisco
5 20 (5.51%) Xamarin
6 14 (3.86%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.58%) IBM
7 13 (3.58%) SAP
8 12 (3.31%) Adobe
9 10 (2.75%) Cognos
10 9 (2.48%) hybris
11 8 (2.20%) Thunderhead
12 7 (1.93%) Lotus
12 7 (1.93%) Apple
13 6 (1.65%) LogRhythm
14 5 (1.38%) Citrix
14 5 (1.38%) Remedy
15 4 (1.10%) Google
15 4 (1.10%) Websense
16 3 (0.83%) VMware
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 8 days ago
Folkestone
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 8 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago