Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 100 118 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.14% 8.93% 11.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.49% 37.34% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 84 108 182
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 £21,775 £22,050
90th Percentile £53,875 £53,750 £61,250
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 241 316 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.44% 23.90% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 213 290 430
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £24,225
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +9 22 £20,000 -51.52% 1
Folkestone +11 20 £35,000 -21.35% 3
Chatham +9 12 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Maidstone -12 6 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Tunbridge Wells +3 5 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Canterbury +8 3 £27,500 -24.66% 5
West Malling - 2 £38,750 -
Westerham +11 1 £55,000 +129.17% 2
Sevenoaks -1 1 £33,000 -20.48% 1
Rochester -4 1 - - 6
Tonbridge -7 1 - - 2
Whitstable - 1 £23,500 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 45 (45.00%) SQL
2 40 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 36 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (33.00%) C#
5 31 (31.00%) .NET
6 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
7 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Office
8 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET
9 20 (20.00%) CSS
9 20 (20.00%) HTML
10 16 (16.00%) C++
10 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
10 16 (16.00%) Workflow
10 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (15.00%) Marketing
11 15 (15.00%) Physics
11 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
11 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
12 13 (13.00%) Subversion
12 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
13 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (12.00%) Games
13 12 (12.00%) API Development
13 12 (12.00%) API Design
13 12 (12.00%) SOLID
14 11 (11.00%) Finance

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 (2.00%) CMS
1 2 (2.00%) Hyperledger
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.00%) Simulink
3 1 (1.00%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) DHCP
3 1 (1.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.00%) LAN
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
3 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.00%) SSDT
6 2 (2.00%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.00%) Subversion
4 7 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.00%) LabVIEW
6 4 (4.00%) NUnit
7 3 (3.00%) Moq
7 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (3.00%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.00%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.00%) Selenium
9 1 (1.00%) Ant
9 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.00%) Xcode
General
1 15 (15.00%) Marketing
2 12 (12.00%) Games
3 11 (11.00%) Finance
4 6 (6.00%) Military
4 6 (6.00%) Retail
5 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.00%) Legal
7 2 (2.00%) Electronics
8 1 (1.00%) Avionics
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Developer
2 27 (27.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Graduate
4 13 (13.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Programmer
5 12 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (11.00%) ASP Developer
6 11 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.00%) WinForms Developer
9 7 (7.00%) DBA
9 7 (7.00%) Graduate DBA
9 7 (7.00%) Graduate SQL Developer
9 7 (7.00%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.00%) Electrical Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Junior
10 5 (5.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.00%) .NET
2 21 (21.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.00%) CSS
3 20 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (11.00%) WPF
5 10 (10.00%) WinForms
6 9 (9.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (8.00%) WCF
8 6 (6.00%) Entity Framework
8 6 (6.00%) LINQ
9 5 (5.00%) React
10 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET
10 3 (3.00%) Caliburn.Micro
10 3 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 3 (3.00%) Node.js
10 3 (3.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) Robotics
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.00%) User Experience
7 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.00%) AS400
8 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.00%) iSeries
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.00%) NHS
8 1 (1.00%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Robot Operating System
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Debian
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (16.00%) Workflow
2 15 (15.00%) Physics
3 13 (13.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (12.00%) API Design
4 12 (12.00%) API Development
4 12 (12.00%) SOLID
5 11 (11.00%) CRM
5 11 (11.00%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (11.00%) MVC
6 10 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 10 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (8.00%) Scrum
8 7 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.00%) Release Management
9 6 (6.00%) OO
9 6 (6.00%) Prototyping
10 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.00%) SQL
2 33 (33.00%) C#
3 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.00%) C++
5 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.00%) Java
9 3 (3.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) R
10 2 (2.00%) Go
10 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.00%) Python
11 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.00%) Groovy
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.00%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.00%) HND
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
5 1 (1.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.00%) MCDST
5 1 (1.00%) MCSA
5 1 (1.00%) MCSE
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) RHCE
5 1 (1.00%) VCAP
5 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) DO-254
2 2 (2.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
1 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Ansible
1 1 (1.00%) Consul
1 1 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.00%) Grafana
1 1 (1.00%) Graphite
1 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.00%) Nagios
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.00%) Opsview
1 1 (1.00%) Packer
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Salt
1 1 (1.00%) Terraform
1 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.00%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.00%) DataCash
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.00%) VMware