Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 84 121 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.59% 9.47% 10.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.98% 38.05% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 127
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.67% -29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,475 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 191 318 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.80% 24.88% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 170 288 286
Kent median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% -17.65% +14.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,100 £59,125 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Kent

Degree
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Kent.

Salary trend for Degree in Kent

Degree
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Kent over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Kent

Degree
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Kent region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone +10 15 £45,000 - 1
Tonbridge -2 12 £41,000 +36.67% 2
Dartford -5 10 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Maidstone -4 7 £33,750 -15.63% 6
West Malling - 5 £40,000 - 3
Canterbury +7 4 £43,000 +17.81% 2
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Sevenoaks 0 3 £36,500 -31.13% 2
Chatham -3 3 - - 1
Whitstable - 3 £45,000 -
Rochester -10 1 £50,000 +88.68% 13
Stansted - 1 £42,500 - 1
Westerham - 1 £55,000 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Degree.

1 30 (35.71%) .NET
2 29 (34.52%) C#
3 27 (32.14%) SQL
4 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
6 19 (22.62%) Finance
6 19 (22.62%) Windows
7 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 13 (15.48%) WPF
8 13 (15.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (14.29%) WinForms
9 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (11.90%) Oracle
11 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
11 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.90%) Thunderhead
11 10 (11.90%) Project Management
11 10 (11.90%) Master's Degree
12 9 (10.71%) Scrum
12 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 9 (10.71%) Retail
13 8 (9.52%) ITIL
13 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
13 8 (9.52%) CRM
13 8 (9.52%) Military
13 8 (9.52%) MATLAB
14 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 7 (8.33%) CSS
14 7 (8.33%) HTML

Degree
Co-occurring 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 2 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.14%) Simulink
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Power BI
5 1 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.95%) Subversion
3 3 (3.57%) Selenium
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) JMeter
4 2 (2.38%) Protractor
4 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) webpack
5 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Retail
3 8 (9.52%) Military
4 7 (8.33%) Marketing
5 6 (7.14%) Electronics
6 4 (4.76%) Games
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.38%) Billing
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Junior
4 9 (10.71%) Junior Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) WPF Developer
7 6 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.95%) ASP Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.95%) IT Support
9 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.71%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) WPF
3 12 (14.29%) WinForms
4 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 7 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.76%) WCF
7 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) jQuery
8 2 (2.38%) LINQ
8 2 (2.38%) React
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.19%) Grails
9 1 (1.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Contactless
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.90%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Scrum
6 8 (9.52%) CRM
6 8 (9.52%) ITIL
7 7 (8.33%) Logistics
8 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.14%) MVC
8 6 (7.14%) OO
8 6 (7.14%) SOLID
8 6 (7.14%) UML
9 5 (5.95%) API Design
9 5 (5.95%) API Development
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) Workflow
10 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) C#
2 27 (32.14%) SQL
3 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
4 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 6 (7.14%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.95%) C
8 4 (4.76%) Python
9 3 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) R
11 1 (1.19%) ES7
11 1 (1.19%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (11.90%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.76%) HND
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) MCP
4 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.38%) PMP
4 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CCA
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.19%) RHCE
5 1 (1.19%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.19%) VCAP
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) DO-254
3 3 (3.57%) QA
4 2 (2.38%) PMO
5 1 (1.19%) GDPR
5 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Firmware
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Docker
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) Consul
2 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.19%) Grafana
2 1 (1.19%) Graphite
2 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Opsview
2 1 (1.19%) Packer
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Salt
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
2 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle
1 10 (11.90%) Thunderhead
2 6 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.38%) Veritas
5 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) EMC
5 1 (1.19%) Isilon
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) SAP