Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 109 108 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.37% 8.24% 11.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.46% 33.54% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 191
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,375 £47,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 291 322 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.69% 24.56% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 252 284 488
Kent median annual salary £36,176 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,188 £57,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +8 22 £20,000 -50.00% 3
Folkestone +16 14 £35,000 -21.35% 2
Chatham +10 12 £37,500 +70.45%
Tunbridge Wells +8 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Maidstone -8 8 £42,500 - 4
Tonbridge -1 6 £31,250 +38.89% 2
Sevenoaks +1 5 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Canterbury +16 3 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Rochester 0 2 - - 2
West Malling - 1 £37,500 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 52 (47.71%) Computer Science
2 42 (38.53%) SQL
3 40 (36.70%) SQL Server
3 40 (36.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
5 29 (26.61%) C#
6 25 (22.94%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (21.10%) .NET
8 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
9 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
9 19 (17.43%) ASP.NET
10 18 (16.51%) CSS
10 18 (16.51%) HTML
10 18 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (16.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (15.60%) C++
12 16 (14.68%) Marketing
12 16 (14.68%) Physics
13 14 (12.84%) Mathematics
13 14 (12.84%) Windows
13 14 (12.84%) Workflow
13 14 (12.84%) Finance
14 12 (11.01%) Games
14 12 (11.01%) MVC
14 12 (11.01%) T-SQL
14 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
14 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (10.09%) Subversion
15 11 (10.09%) Simulink
16 10 (9.17%) Active Directory

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 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.09%) Simulink
3 1 (0.92%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) DHCP
1 2 (1.83%) DNS
1 2 (1.83%) Firewall
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
2 1 (0.92%) Skype
2 1 (0.92%) VPN
2 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.59%) MySQL
5 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.75%) SSDT
7 2 (1.83%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.92%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.09%) Subversion
5 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.59%) LabVIEW
7 4 (3.67%) NUnit
7 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.75%) Moq
8 3 (2.75%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.75%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.75%) Selenium
9 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.92%) Ant
10 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.92%) Maven
10 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 16 (14.68%) Marketing
2 14 (12.84%) Finance
3 12 (11.01%) Games
4 8 (7.34%) Electronics
5 7 (6.42%) Military
6 5 (4.59%) Legal
6 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.92%) Avionics
7 1 (0.92%) German Language
7 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.92%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Developer
2 22 (20.18%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.27%) Graduate
4 13 (11.93%) Programmer
5 12 (11.01%) Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (7.34%) ASP Developer
8 8 (7.34%) DBA
8 8 (7.34%) Graduate DBA
8 8 (7.34%) Graduate SQL Developer
8 8 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.34%) SQL DBA
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) .NET
2 19 (17.43%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.51%) CSS
3 18 (16.51%) HTML
4 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
4 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (7.34%) WCF
7 7 (6.42%) Entity Framework
7 7 (6.42%) LINQ
8 6 (5.50%) React
9 5 (4.59%) WinForms
9 5 (4.59%) WPF
10 4 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (3.67%) Vue.js
11 3 (2.75%) ADO.NET
11 3 (2.75%) Caliburn.Micro
11 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (2.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (47.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.17%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Robotics
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.83%) Social Network
7 1 (0.92%) AS400
7 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.92%) iSeries
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.59%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Robot Operating System
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.68%) Physics
2 14 (12.84%) Mathematics
2 14 (12.84%) Workflow
3 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.01%) MVC
4 10 (9.17%) Mathematical Modelling
4 10 (9.17%) Performance Optimisation
5 9 (8.26%) API Design
5 9 (8.26%) API Development
5 9 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (8.26%) CRM
5 9 (8.26%) SOLID
6 8 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.34%) Project Management
6 8 (7.34%) Release Management
7 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) SQL
2 29 (26.61%) C#
3 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.60%) C++
5 12 (11.01%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.42%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.59%) R
7 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.67%) C
8 4 (3.67%) Java
9 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.75%) Python
10 2 (1.83%) Go
11 1 (0.92%) Ada
11 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (36.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.59%) A+ Certification
2 5 (4.59%) HND
2 5 (4.59%) Master's Degree
2 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) CISM
3 3 (2.75%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) CIPD
4 2 (1.83%) CISA
4 2 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.83%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.92%) MCDST
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) DO-254
2 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) PMO
4 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) Firmware
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ansible
1 1 (0.92%) Consul
1 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.92%) Grafana
1 1 (0.92%) Graphite
1 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.92%) Nagios
1 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.92%) Opsview
1 1 (0.92%) Packer
1 1 (0.92%) Puppet
1 1 (0.92%) Salt
1 1 (0.92%) Terraform
1 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) VMware
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) Thunderhead
4 1 (0.92%) Avaya
4 1 (0.92%) DataCash
4 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL
4 1 (0.92%) Veeam
4 1 (0.92%) Wind River