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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 94 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 16 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 3
Average salary £27,200 £20,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.08% -17.00%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
1123 1155 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.64% 94.59% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1024 654
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 3 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £26,400 -
Folkestone - 2 £20,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £24,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) Oracle
3 17 (42.50%) .NET
4 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (35.00%) C#
5 14 (35.00%) Degree
6 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.00%) CSS
8 10 (25.00%) MVC
9 9 (22.50%) OO
9 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) CRM
10 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (20.00%) MySQL
10 8 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Project Management
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
12 6 (15.00%) OOD
12 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
12 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (15.00%) JSON
12 6 (15.00%) Spring
12 6 (15.00%) Maven
12 6 (15.00%) REST
13 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.50%) Information Security
13 5 (12.50%) Cisco

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (7.50%) Documentum
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) CTI
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.00%) EDMS
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.00%) Spring
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 6 (15.00%) REST
6 5 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (7.50%) CSS3
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) iPhone
2 3 (7.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) AIX
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) OOD
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Document Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Logistics
9 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Business Development
10 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.50%) SIEM
10 1 (2.50%) Change Control
10 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) VBScript
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Apple
3 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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