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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 87 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 15 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 1.88% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.93% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 25
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +6.52%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1028 985 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.75% 97.33% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 926 823 921
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 31 August 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £22,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £19,000 -
West Malling -6 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) Degree
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (36.00%) SaaS
5 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (32.00%) SQL CLR
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.00%) CSS
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (16.00%) SDLC
10 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
11 3 (12.00%) jQuery

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) SaaS
2 3 (12.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (32.00%) SQL CLR
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) Dojo
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Blog
5 2 (8.00%) User Experience
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Android Development
5 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (12.00%) RAD
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
6 2 (8.00%) Product Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Juniper
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Websense
1 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (4.00%) F5
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