Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 113 156 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.01% 9.65% 11.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.87% 46.15% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 94 119 211
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +3.57%

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 315 338 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.12% 20.90% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 284 275 523
Kent median annual salary £35,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.47% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +28 33 £45,000 - 4
Maidstone +7 8 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Folkestone +9 6 - -
Chatham +2 5 £30,000 -10.45% 2
Tunbridge Wells -22 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Tonbridge -3 3 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne +3 2 - -
Dover -1 1 - -
Rochester -3 1 £19,500 -46.21%
Sevenoaks -3 1 £53,000 +63.08% 2
Canterbury -4 1 £36,500 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 38 (33.63%) Computer Science
2 35 (30.97%) SQL
3 34 (30.09%) Finance
4 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
5 28 (24.78%) C#
6 26 (23.01%) Mathematics
6 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
7 24 (21.24%) CSS
7 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Excel
8 23 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (19.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 21 (18.58%) Electronics
11 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
12 18 (15.93%) HTML
13 17 (15.04%) C++
13 17 (15.04%) Process Improvement
14 16 (14.16%) Windows
15 15 (13.27%) MS Visio
16 12 (10.62%) Python
17 11 (9.73%) OO
17 11 (9.73%) .NET
17 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (9.73%) Project Management
18 10 (8.85%) Time Management
18 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
18 10 (8.85%) Java
18 10 (8.85%) Video Processing
19 9 (7.96%) SOLID
19 9 (7.96%) 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 6 (5.31%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (19.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (13.27%) MS Visio
4 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (5.31%) InVision
5 6 (5.31%) Photoshop
5 6 (5.31%) UXPin
6 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.88%) Simulink
6 1 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) npm
1 6 (5.31%) Yarn
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (2.65%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) Network Security
2 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.77%) Intranet
3 2 (1.77%) LAN
3 2 (1.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.19%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.77%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.31%) Axure RP
2 6 (5.31%) Babel
2 6 (5.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (5.31%) Log4Net
2 6 (5.31%) MSBuild
2 6 (5.31%) webpack
3 3 (2.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 34 (30.09%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Electronics
3 6 (5.31%) Automotive
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Graduate
5 13 (11.50%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Hardware Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.96%) Technical Support Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Development Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) FPGA Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Graduate C# Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Test Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) VHDL Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.24%) CSS
2 18 (15.93%) HTML
3 11 (9.73%) .NET
4 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.19%) jQuery
4 7 (6.19%) WCF
5 6 (5.31%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (5.31%) Autofac
5 6 (5.31%) Backbone.js
5 6 (5.31%) Dapper ORM
5 6 (5.31%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.31%) Jest
5 6 (5.31%) Marionette.js
5 6 (5.31%) MSMQ
5 6 (5.31%) Node.js
5 6 (5.31%) Redux
5 6 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.54%) WPF
7 2 (1.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.63%) Computer Science
2 23 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (7.96%) VHDL
4 7 (6.19%) Device Driver
5 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.31%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) AS400
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
7 1 (0.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.16%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (23.01%) Mathematics
2 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.04%) Process Improvement
4 11 (9.73%) OO
4 11 (9.73%) Project Management
5 10 (8.85%) Time Management
5 10 (8.85%) Video Processing
6 9 (7.96%) CAD
6 9 (7.96%) CAE
6 9 (7.96%) Change Management
6 9 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.96%) SOLID
7 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.08%) Economics
7 8 (7.08%) Visualisation
8 7 (6.19%) Prototyping
8 7 (6.19%) SDLC
8 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.97%) SQL
2 28 (24.78%) C#
3 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.04%) C++
5 12 (10.62%) Python
6 10 (8.85%) Java
7 6 (5.31%) ES6
7 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.42%) C
9 4 (3.54%) Embedded C++
9 4 (3.54%) VB
10 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.88%) R
11 1 (0.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) CISM
3 4 (3.54%) CISSP
4 3 (2.65%) CCNA
4 3 (2.65%) CEH
4 3 (2.65%) CISA
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.77%) HND
5 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.77%) MCDST
5 2 (1.77%) MCP
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) AAT
6 1 (0.88%) HNC
6 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) DO-254
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) Blue Coat
4 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.65%) F5
4 3 (2.65%) Forcepoint
5 2 (1.77%) Apple
5 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.77%) Concur
5 2 (1.77%) Juniper
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.88%) Infor
6 1 (0.88%) Mitel
6 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.88%) VMware