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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South East / Kent
Rank 71 82 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 14 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 1.63% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 10
Median salary £45,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%

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
805 1016 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.34% 97.50% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 641 899 947
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 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 January 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 +24 9 £45,000 +100.00%
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 January 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 32 (80.00%) Degree
1 32 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 23 (57.50%) XML
4 22 (55.00%) Mobile App
5 21 (52.50%) Android SDK
5 21 (52.50%) Android Development
5 21 (52.50%) Memory Management
5 21 (52.50%) REST
5 21 (52.50%) Android
5 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
5 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (52.50%) JSON
5 21 (52.50%) Web Services
5 21 (52.50%) Eclipse
5 21 (52.50%) Mobile Development
6 11 (27.50%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) Internet
8 6 (15.00%) MVC
8 6 (15.00%) Internet of Things
9 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) C++
9 5 (12.50%) C
10 4 (10.00%) Finance
11 3 (7.50%) SQL
11 3 (7.50%) HTML
12 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (5.00%) Electronics
12 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging

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 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Eclipse
1 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) XML
2 21 (52.50%) Android SDK
2 21 (52.50%) JSON
2 21 (52.50%) REST
2 21 (52.50%) Web Services
3 9 (22.50%) .NET
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) JAXB
5 1 (2.50%) JSP
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (55.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (15.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Economics
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (52.50%) Android Development
1 21 (52.50%) Memory Management
1 21 (52.50%) Mobile Development
2 6 (15.00%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.50%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) OOP
5 1 (2.50%) Scrum
5 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) C
3 5 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ACCA
2 1 (2.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago