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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 51 87 99
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 52 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.84% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 8 11
Median salary £25,000 £23,750 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,350 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
1055 942 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.23% 96.22% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 917 850 975
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 - 33 £25,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £22,750 -
West Malling - 2 £21,250 -
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 39 (54.17%) Degree
2 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 20 (27.78%) Java
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 16 (22.22%) XML
6 15 (20.83%) .NET
6 15 (20.83%) Eclipse
6 15 (20.83%) JSON
7 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.06%) C#
8 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.67%) Android
9 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.67%) SDLC
9 12 (16.67%) MVC
9 12 (16.67%) HTML
10 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
11 10 (13.89%) Progress
12 9 (12.50%) Scrum
12 9 (12.50%) OOD
12 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.50%) OOP
12 9 (12.50%) Web Application Development
12 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (11.11%) Bluemix
13 8 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (11.11%) RUP

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 8 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (11.11%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) MS Access
6 1 (1.39%) SQL CLR
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) Eclipse
3 8 (11.11%) Ant
3 8 (11.11%) JIRA
3 8 (11.11%) Maven
3 8 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) XML
2 15 (20.83%) .NET
2 15 (20.83%) JSON
3 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (16.67%) HTML
5 8 (11.11%) J2EE
5 8 (11.11%) JDBC
5 8 (11.11%) JSP
5 8 (11.11%) Servlets
5 8 (11.11%) Spring
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.72%) Android SDK
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (9.72%) OpenGL
6 7 (9.72%) REST
6 7 (9.72%) RESTful
6 7 (9.72%) Web Services
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Economics
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Android
2 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) MVC
2 12 (16.67%) SDLC
3 9 (12.50%) OOD
3 9 (12.50%) OOP
3 9 (12.50%) Scrum
3 9 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 8 (11.11%) AOP
4 8 (11.11%) RUP
4 8 (11.11%) TDD
4 8 (11.11%) UML
5 7 (9.72%) Android Development
5 7 (9.72%) BDD
5 7 (9.72%) Memory Management
5 7 (9.72%) Mobile Development
6 3 (4.17%) CRM
6 3 (4.17%) Market Research
6 3 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.17%) User Stories
7 2 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Java
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (18.06%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) AspectJ
3 8 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) CCNA
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Progress
3 8 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 3 (4.17%) F5
4 3 (4.17%) Forcepoint
4 3 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (1.39%) BT
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Sage
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