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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 64 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 23 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.69% 1.24% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.27% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 19
Median salary £28,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,500 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,000 £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
842 1027 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.48% 97.62% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 748 953 795
Median salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +26 10 £45,000 +100.00% 3
Maidstone - 3 £20,500 -
Aylesford - 2 £19,000 -
Dartford - 1 £21,500 -
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 30 (56.60%) Degree
2 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
2 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
3 18 (33.96%) Java
4 17 (32.08%) XML
4 17 (32.08%) JSON
5 14 (26.42%) MVC
6 11 (20.75%) Web Services
6 11 (20.75%) Ruby
6 11 (20.75%) TDD
6 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
6 11 (20.75%) Node.js
7 10 (18.87%) Memory Management
7 10 (18.87%) REST
7 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
7 10 (18.87%) Android SDK
7 10 (18.87%) Android Development
7 10 (18.87%) Android
7 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
7 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
7 10 (18.87%) HTML
7 10 (18.87%) C
7 10 (18.87%) C#
7 10 (18.87%) Mobile Development
8 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.98%) PHP
8 9 (16.98%) .NET
8 9 (16.98%) CSS
9 8 (15.09%) MySQL

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 (13.21%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Intranet
2 6 (11.32%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
3 7 (13.21%) Bower
3 7 (13.21%) gulp
3 7 (13.21%) Selenium
General
1 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) JSON
1 17 (32.08%) XML
2 11 (20.75%) Node.js
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) Android SDK
3 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 10 (18.87%) REST
4 9 (16.98%) .NET
4 9 (16.98%) CSS
5 8 (15.09%) jQuery
6 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (13.21%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (13.21%) LAMP
6 7 (13.21%) Laravel
6 7 (13.21%) React
6 7 (13.21%) Sass
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.87%) Mathematics
2 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
3 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.89%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) MVC
2 11 (20.75%) TDD
3 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) Android Development
3 10 (18.87%) Memory Management
3 10 (18.87%) Mobile Development
4 8 (15.09%) CAD
5 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Content Management
5 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
5 7 (13.21%) OOP
6 5 (9.43%) SDLC
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.77%) Contact Management
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
10 1 (1.89%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) Ruby
3 10 (18.87%) C
3 10 (18.87%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) PHP
5 7 (13.21%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) SQL
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ACCA
3 1 (1.89%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Progress
3 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) F5
3 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint
3 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Renesas
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