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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 84 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.05% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 11
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £20,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
957 1144 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 96.70% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 869 979 955
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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
Canterbury -9 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Tunbridge Wells -15 1 £22,500 +32.35% 1
West Malling - 1 £22,500 -
Dartford - 1 £19,000 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Node.js
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) RAD
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Publishing
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Dojo
6 3 (17.65%) Android
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) SQL CLR
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) Dojo
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) RAD
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (17.65%) Android Development
2 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, + full traini
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago