The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South East / Kent
Rank 73 71 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 13 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.56% 2.86% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.93% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 8
Median salary £37,000 £25,000 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £24,300
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
814 1094 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.37% 97.68% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 632 950 903
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Kent

Graduate
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +3 6 £45,000 +63.63%
Maidstone - 2 £26,000 -
Rochester - 1 £29,000 -
West Malling - 1 £27,500 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 30 (81.08%) Computer Science
2 29 (78.38%) Degree
3 23 (62.16%) Java
4 19 (51.35%) XML
4 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
6 17 (45.95%) Android SDK
6 17 (45.95%) Android Development
6 17 (45.95%) Memory Management
6 17 (45.95%) REST
6 17 (45.95%) Mobile Development
6 17 (45.95%) JSON
6 17 (45.95%) Android
6 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
6 17 (45.95%) Eclipse
6 17 (45.95%) Web Services
7 13 (35.14%) C#
8 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 8 (21.62%) MVC
10 6 (16.22%) Internet
10 6 (16.22%) C++
10 6 (16.22%) C
10 6 (16.22%) Internet of Things
11 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.11%) Finance
12 3 (8.11%) SQL
12 3 (8.11%) HTML
12 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
13 2 (5.41%) Electronics
13 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Eclipse
1 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) XML
2 17 (45.95%) Android SDK
2 17 (45.95%) JSON
2 17 (45.95%) REST
2 17 (45.95%) Web Services
3 10 (27.03%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) JAXB
5 1 (2.70%) JSP
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (81.08%) Computer Science
2 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
3 6 (16.22%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Android Development
2 17 (45.95%) Memory Management
2 17 (45.95%) Mobile Development
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) OOP
6 1 (2.70%) Physics
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) SDLC
6 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) TDD
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
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