The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 22 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.26% - 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% - 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £21,750 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 157 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 95.61% 94.01% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 101 146 41
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) OOD
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) SEO
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google