Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 26 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 95 111 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.93% 7.56% 11.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.60% 35.13% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82 86 201
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £19,500 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,125 £48,125 £53,750
South East median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% -

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 321 316 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.79% 21.53% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 286 257 542
Kent median annual salary £36,750 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £23,500 £22,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,400 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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
Dartford +16 31 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Maidstone +1 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Sevenoaks +4 8 £32,500 +30.00%
Tunbridge Wells -1 6 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Tonbridge - 6 £31,250 - 2
Folkestone +12 5 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Rochester -1 4 £19,500 -25.00%
Sittingbourne +9 2 - -
Chatham +10 1 £40,000 +81.82% 2
Canterbury +4 1 £22,500 -47.06% 2
West Malling -5 1 £37,500 - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 43 (45.26%) Computer Science
2 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.37%) SQL
3 26 (27.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 23 (24.21%) C#
6 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (20.00%) Electronics
8 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (15.79%) Windows
8 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (13.68%) CSS
9 13 (13.68%) .NET
9 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
9 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
10 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
12 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
12 10 (10.53%) C++
12 10 (10.53%) HTML
12 10 (10.53%) Finance
12 10 (10.53%) VMware
12 10 (10.53%) Marketing
12 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (9.47%) SOLID
13 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
13 9 (9.47%) Python
14 8 (8.42%) CAD

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 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.16%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) InVision
2 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.11%) Simulink
2 2 (2.11%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (2.11%) UXPin
3 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.05%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.26%) Office 365
2 3 (3.16%) npm
2 3 (3.16%) Yarn
3 1 (1.05%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
1 3 (3.16%) LAN
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.16%) WAN
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.11%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (2.11%) DHCP
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) Intranet
2 2 (2.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.32%) MySQL
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.11%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.42%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) Babel
5 3 (3.16%) Log4Net
5 3 (3.16%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.16%) webpack
6 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.05%) Ant
7 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.05%) Selenium
7 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.00%) Electronics
2 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Marketing
3 4 (4.21%) Automotive
4 3 (3.16%) Military
5 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Avionics
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.05%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) Graduate
3 14 (14.74%) Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Embedded Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) Hardware Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) IT Support
8 6 (6.32%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) FPGA Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
9 5 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 5 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) .NET
1 13 (13.68%) CSS
2 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.53%) HTML
4 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.21%) Node.js
6 4 (4.21%) WCF
7 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.16%) Autofac
7 3 (3.16%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.16%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (3.16%) Jest
7 3 (3.16%) jQuery
7 3 (3.16%) Marionette.js
7 3 (3.16%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.16%) Redux
7 3 (3.16%) XML
8 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (45.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (5.26%) VHDL
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.16%) User Experience
6 2 (2.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.11%) Social Network
7 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows 10
3 7 (7.37%) Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.05%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
3 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (9.47%) SOLID
5 8 (8.42%) CAD
5 8 (8.42%) Project Management
6 7 (7.37%) Scrum
7 6 (6.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (5.26%) API Design
8 5 (5.26%) API Development
8 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.26%) CAE
8 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.26%) CRM
8 5 (5.26%) Information Security
8 5 (5.26%) Validation
8 5 (5.26%) Video Processing
9 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) SQL
2 23 (24.21%) C#
3 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.53%) C++
4 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.47%) Python
6 7 (7.37%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) C
8 3 (3.16%) ES6
8 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.16%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.11%) R
10 1 (1.05%) Ada
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (6.32%) A+ Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CISM
3 5 (5.26%) CISSP
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) CISA
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCDST
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.11%) CIPD
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
3 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (2.11%) Apple
3 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco
3 2 (2.11%) Concur
3 2 (2.11%) F5
3 2 (2.11%) Forcepoint
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe
4 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.05%) Avaya
4 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.05%) Juniper
4 1 (1.05%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.05%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.05%) Veeam
4 1 (1.05%) Wind River