The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 80 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 20 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.95% 2.82% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.88% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 4
Average salary £24,750 £23,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% -14.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,400 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Graduate
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Maidstone -5 4 £23,250 -7.00%
Dartford -9 2 £27,500 +11.11% 2
Folkestone - 2 £25,000 -
West Malling - 2 £24,750 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 11 (34.38%) Degree
5 10 (31.25%) CRM
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 5 (15.63%) Marketing
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (15.63%) Documentum
9 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
9 5 (15.63%) CTI
9 5 (15.63%) Thunderhead
10 4 (12.50%) Adobe
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.38%) Java
11 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
11 3 (9.38%) MS Office
11 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (9.38%) SEO
11 3 (9.38%) Web Design

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.63%) Documentum
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) CTI
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Social Network
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) CRM
2 3 (9.38%) SEO
2 3 (9.38%) Web Design
2 3 (9.38%) System Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 2 (6.25%) Business Development
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Logistics
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) CAD
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Pay per click
4 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C#
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Thunderhead
4 4 (12.50%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Google
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago