The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 22 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 Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 72 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.26% 2.86% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.96% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 5
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1085 1013 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.92% 96.57% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 937 862 673
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Graduate
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Kent

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Kent

Graduate
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 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 - 5 £25,000 -
Maidstone -11 3 £24,500 -2.00%
Canterbury - 3 £22,500 -
West Malling - 2 £24,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 £17,000 -31.31%
Dartford -17 1 - -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
6 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (24.32%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) CRM
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.62%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.92%) jQuery
10 6 (16.22%) XML
10 6 (16.22%) MVC
11 5 (13.51%) PHP
11 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.51%) MySQL
11 5 (13.51%) Linux
11 5 (13.51%) OOP
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (13.51%) Documentum
11 5 (13.51%) CTI
11 5 (13.51%) Intranet
11 5 (13.51%) LAMP
11 5 (13.51%) Thunderhead
11 5 (13.51%) Subversion

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (13.51%) Documentum
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) CTI
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Subversion
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.62%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) jQuery
5 6 (16.22%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) LAMP
6 5 (13.51%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) WPF
8 1 (2.70%) WinForms
8 1 (2.70%) Web Services
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Social Network
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Physics
3 1 (2.70%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) CRM
2 6 (16.22%) MVC
3 5 (13.51%) OOP
4 3 (8.11%) Web Design
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) System Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Business Development
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) SEO
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) CAD
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Thunderhead
4 4 (10.81%) Adobe
Whitstable, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago