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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 56 141 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.00% 12.41% 10.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.10% 39.50% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 115 83
Median salary £30,001 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 147 357 237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.38% 31.43% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 113 300 207
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Maidstone -18 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Folkestone +1 7 £29,001 -33.71% 2
Tunbridge Wells -3 6 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Sevenoaks -1 5 £25,000 - 1
Chatham +1 3 - -
Sandwich 0 1 - -
West Malling -1 1 - -
Canterbury -2 1 - -
Rochester -2 1 - -
Dartford -8 1 - - 1
Dover - 1 £47,500 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Degree.

1 47 (33.81%) Computer Science
2 44 (31.65%) SQL
3 36 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (21.58%) Java
4 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
5 29 (20.86%) Project Management
6 27 (19.42%) Web Services
7 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (17.99%) Finance
9 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
10 23 (16.55%) MVC
10 23 (16.55%) C#
11 21 (15.11%) MS Office
12 20 (14.39%) Line Management
13 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
13 19 (13.67%) XML
14 18 (12.95%) .NET
14 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
14 18 (12.95%) Android
15 17 (12.23%) Windows
15 17 (12.23%) Legal
16 16 (11.51%) Linux
16 16 (11.51%) Android Development
16 16 (11.51%) Mobile Development
17 15 (10.79%) Analytics
17 15 (10.79%) HP
17 15 (10.79%) Web Development
18 14 (10.07%) Mathematics
18 14 (10.07%) Android SDK
18 14 (10.07%) Mobile App

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 9 (6.47%) WordPress
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.44%) CMS
3 2 (1.44%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (15.11%) MS Office
2 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Google App Engine
1 9 (6.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.88%) Office 365
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) DHCP
1 8 (5.76%) LAN
1 8 (5.76%) WAN
2 7 (5.04%) Firewall
3 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.88%) Internet
4 4 (2.88%) Network Security
4 4 (2.88%) SNMP
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (2.16%) DNS
5 3 (2.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.72%) CDMA
6 1 (0.72%) GSM
6 1 (0.72%) LTE
6 1 (0.72%) UMTS
6 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.47%) BigQuery
2 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.60%) Big Data
4 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.44%) Power BI
6 2 (1.44%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.63%) Eclipse
3 10 (7.19%) JIRA
4 8 (5.76%) HP UFT
4 8 (5.76%) LoadRunner
4 8 (5.76%) Selenium
5 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.88%) Moq
6 4 (2.88%) NUnit
7 3 (2.16%) Subversion
7 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.44%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.44%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.44%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.72%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (17.99%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Legal
3 10 (7.19%) Games
4 8 (5.76%) Marketing
5 5 (3.60%) Electronics
6 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.44%) Automotive
7 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Military
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Developer
2 24 (17.27%) Analyst
3 22 (15.83%) Graduate
4 20 (14.39%) Graduate Developer
5 16 (11.51%) Android Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Junior
6 14 (10.07%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.91%) IT Manager
8 10 (7.19%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (7.19%) Java Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Junior Developer
9 9 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.76%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.32%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Network Support
12 5 (3.60%) Data Scientist
12 5 (3.60%) IT Support
12 5 (3.60%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.42%) Web Services
2 19 (13.67%) XML
3 18 (12.95%) .NET
4 14 (10.07%) Android SDK
4 14 (10.07%) REST
5 13 (9.35%) JSON
6 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
6 11 (7.91%) CSS
7 10 (7.19%) HTML
8 9 (6.47%) J2EE
8 9 (6.47%) OAuth
8 9 (6.47%) Servlets
9 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.32%) jQuery
11 5 (3.60%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.60%) LINQ
11 5 (3.60%) WPF
12 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.88%) Entity Framework
12 4 (2.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (33.81%) Computer Science
2 36 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.07%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.07%) User Experience
4 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.47%) Xbox
5 4 (2.88%) e-Health
5 4 (2.88%) Fintech
5 4 (2.88%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Android
2 17 (12.23%) Windows
3 16 (11.51%) Linux
4 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.88%) Unix
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) Project Management
2 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.55%) MVC
4 20 (14.39%) Line Management
5 16 (11.51%) Android Development
5 16 (11.51%) Mobile Development
6 15 (10.79%) Analytics
6 15 (10.79%) Web Development
7 14 (10.07%) Mathematics
8 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.63%) Memory Management
9 12 (8.63%) UML
10 11 (7.91%) DevOps
10 11 (7.91%) Visualisation
11 10 (7.19%) Load Testing
11 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.19%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.19%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.65%) SQL
2 30 (21.58%) Java
3 23 (16.55%) C#
4 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.63%) C++
6 11 (7.91%) PHP
7 8 (5.76%) Python
7 8 (5.76%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.04%) R
9 5 (3.60%) C
10 4 (2.88%) VB
11 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.16%) VBA
12 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.60%) ISEB
2 5 (3.60%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.88%) PhD
4 3 (2.16%) CCNA
4 3 (2.16%) MCP
4 3 (2.16%) MCSA
4 3 (2.16%) MCSE
5 2 (1.44%) CEH
5 2 (1.44%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.44%) OSCP
5 2 (1.44%) SANS
6 1 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.88%) PMO
3 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) vSphere
4 2 (1.44%) Docker
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.60%) SCCM
3 4 (2.88%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (2.88%) Nagios
3 4 (2.88%) OpenView
3 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.79%) HP
3 11 (7.91%) Google
4 9 (6.47%) Perforce
4 9 (6.47%) Tableau
5 6 (4.32%) F5
6 5 (3.60%) Apple
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco
6 5 (3.60%) VMware
7 4 (2.88%) BMC
7 4 (2.88%) CA
7 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.88%) Compuware
7 4 (2.88%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.88%) IBM
7 4 (2.88%) Nimsoft
8 3 (2.16%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.16%) Juniper
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle
8 3 (2.16%) Thunderhead
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Sevenoaks
Mint
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 27 days ago