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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 67 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 23 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.46% 1.47% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.51% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 15
Median salary £21,500 £22,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,500 £28,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
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
917 1058 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.97% 96.98% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 811 944 849
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 2016.

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 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 5 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Maidstone - 3 £20,500 -
Tonbridge +4 1 £21,000 -
Chatham - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 37 (56.06%) Degree
2 24 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 19 (28.79%) MVC
4 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 17 (25.76%) Java
6 16 (24.24%) XML
6 16 (24.24%) JSON
7 15 (22.73%) Ruby
7 15 (22.73%) TDD
7 15 (22.73%) NoSQL
7 15 (22.73%) Node.js
8 14 (21.21%) HTML
9 13 (19.70%) .NET
9 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.67%) CSS
11 11 (16.67%) C#
11 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.15%) SDLC
12 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
12 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.15%) Progress
13 9 (13.64%) Eclipse
13 9 (13.64%) MySQL
13 9 (13.64%) OOP
13 9 (13.64%) Web Application Development
13 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 7 (10.61%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Bluemix
1 2 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
2 7 (10.61%) Intranet
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) MS Access
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.61%) Bower
3 7 (10.61%) gulp
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) Ant
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) JSON
1 16 (24.24%) XML
2 15 (22.73%) Node.js
3 14 (21.21%) HTML
4 13 (19.70%) .NET
5 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (16.67%) CSS
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (12.12%) jQuery
7 8 (12.12%) RESTful
7 8 (12.12%) Web Services
8 7 (10.61%) Android SDK
8 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.61%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (10.61%) LAMP
8 7 (10.61%) React
8 7 (10.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.55%) Economics
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Android
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) MVC
2 15 (22.73%) TDD
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) SDLC
4 9 (13.64%) OOP
4 9 (13.64%) Web Application Development
5 8 (12.12%) BDD
5 8 (12.12%) CAD
6 7 (10.61%) Android Development
6 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
6 7 (10.61%) Content Management
6 7 (10.61%) Front End Development
6 7 (10.61%) Memory Management
6 7 (10.61%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.03%) AOP
7 2 (3.03%) Contact Management
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Migration
7 2 (3.03%) Scrum
7 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 15 (22.73%) Ruby
3 11 (16.67%) C#
4 8 (12.12%) C
4 8 (12.12%) PHP
5 7 (10.61%) Python
6 6 (9.09%) SQL
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) VB
9 2 (3.03%) AspectJ
9 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ACCA
3 1 (1.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Progress
3 3 (4.55%) Blue Coat
3 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco
3 3 (4.55%) F5
3 3 (4.55%) Forcepoint
3 3 (4.55%) Juniper
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Renesas
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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