The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 33 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.34% 2.50% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.50% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%
Job Titles Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 80 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 99.22% 100.00% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 116 73 47
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Graduate
Kent

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Graduate
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Maidstone region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Maidstone

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CAD
1 1 (14.29%) SEO
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft