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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 74 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 28 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.63% 0.92% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 0.95% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 8
Average salary £25,700 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.53% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
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
1024 1153 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.15% 96.40% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1022 642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 - 7 £22,500 -
Folkestone - 5 £20,000 -
Dartford +1 3 £27,500 +1.85%
Sevenoaks - 3 £26,400 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
4 22 (42.31%) Oracle
5 20 (38.46%) C#
6 17 (32.69%) Degree
7 13 (25.00%) HTML
7 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
9 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
10 10 (19.23%) CSS
10 10 (19.23%) CRM
10 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.31%) Java
11 9 (17.31%) MVC
12 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 8 (15.38%) XML
12 8 (15.38%) Windows
13 7 (13.46%) OO
13 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
13 7 (13.46%) MySQL
13 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.46%) System Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Project Management
15 5 (9.62%) Apple
15 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
15 5 (9.62%) CTI
15 5 (9.62%) Thunderhead
15 5 (9.62%) Hibernate

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (9.62%) Documentum
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) CTI
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) EDMS
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.92%) MS Access
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Maven
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) XML
6 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
6 5 (9.62%) Spring
6 5 (9.62%) JSON
6 5 (9.62%) REST
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 3 (5.77%) CSS3
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.85%) WPF
10 1 (1.92%) WinForms
10 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) GIS
3 3 (5.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) AIX
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) CRM
2 9 (17.31%) MVC
3 7 (13.46%) OO
3 7 (13.46%) System Testing
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 5 (9.62%) OOD
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Web Development
6 3 (5.77%) Web Design
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Document Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Logistics
7 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.85%) Business Development
7 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.31%) Java
6 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Apple
3 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.62%) Thunderhead
4 4 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Google
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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