Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 116 200 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.75% 11.60% 11.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.14% 42.64% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 99 184 219
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.29% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,150 £24,800
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 321 469 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.23% 27.20% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 294 424 463
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% -9.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +14 16 £48,750 - 1
Maidstone +15 10 £40,000 -11.11%
Tunbridge Wells -23 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Folkestone +6 6 £44,500 +1.71% 1
Chatham +3 6 £22,000 -41.33%
Tonbridge +3 4 £30,000 - 1
Rochester +1 4 £26,000 -35.00%
Sevenoaks +2 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Sittingbourne -1 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Dover -3 1 - -
Canterbury -7 1 £36,500 +35.46% 2
Swanley - 1 £32,500 -
Westerham - 1 £24,000 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
1 48 (41.38%) Finance
2 45 (38.79%) SQL
3 43 (37.07%) Mathematics
3 43 (37.07%) Computer Science
4 37 (31.90%) Microsoft Excel
5 33 (28.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (25.00%) Process Improvement
8 27 (23.28%) MS Visio
9 23 (19.83%) C#
10 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
11 19 (16.38%) Windows
12 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.93%) OO
13 15 (12.93%) HTML
14 14 (12.07%) C++
15 13 (11.21%) .NET
15 13 (11.21%) CSS
16 12 (10.34%) Project Management
17 11 (9.48%) Electronics
17 11 (9.48%) WPF
17 11 (9.48%) SDLC
18 10 (8.62%) C
19 9 (7.76%) Linux
19 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
19 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
19 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
20 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence

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 5 (4.31%) Confluence
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (31.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (28.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (23.28%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.59%) InVision
5 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.59%) Simulink
5 3 (2.59%) UXPin
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (0.86%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.72%) BGP
4 2 (1.72%) DMVPN
4 2 (1.72%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.72%) IPsec
4 2 (1.72%) SAN
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.31%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.72%) Power BI
6 2 (1.72%) SQL CLR
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.86%) QlikView
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.59%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (2.59%) Subversion
3 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.86%) Selenium
4 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (41.38%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Electronics
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Military
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (32.76%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Software Engineer
2 17 (14.66%) Support Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Technical Support
3 16 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
4 11 (9.48%) Graduate
4 11 (9.48%) Support Technician
5 9 (7.76%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Junior
8 5 (4.31%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Designer
9 4 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) HTML
2 13 (11.21%) .NET
2 13 (11.21%) CSS
3 11 (9.48%) WPF
4 5 (4.31%) jQuery
4 5 (4.31%) WCF
4 5 (4.31%) WinForms
5 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.59%) LAMP
6 3 (2.59%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.59%) XML
7 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.72%) REST
7 2 (1.72%) SOAP
8 1 (0.86%) Ajax
8 1 (0.86%) JSON
8 1 (0.86%) MDX
8 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.07%) Computer Science
2 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) AS400
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) STB
6 1 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Linux
3 4 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) Android
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) Mathematics
2 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.93%) OO
6 12 (10.34%) Project Management
7 11 (9.48%) SDLC
8 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.90%) Economics
8 8 (6.90%) Time Management
8 8 (6.90%) UML
8 8 (6.90%) Web Development
9 7 (6.03%) Change Management
9 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.03%) MVC
9 7 (6.03%) Scrum
9 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) C#
3 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.07%) C++
5 10 (8.62%) C
6 8 (6.90%) Python
7 5 (4.31%) Java
8 4 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.59%) ANSI C
9 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.59%) PHP
9 3 (2.59%) R
9 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.86%) RPG
11 1 (0.86%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.31%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) CCNA
3 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.45%) HND
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) CEH
4 3 (2.59%) CISA
4 3 (2.59%) CISM
4 3 (2.59%) CISSP
4 3 (2.59%) HNC
4 3 (2.59%) MCSA
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) CCNP
5 2 (1.72%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.72%) MCSE
5 2 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.86%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.86%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 48 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.45%) Cisco
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
2 4 (3.45%) VMware
3 3 (2.59%) SonicWALL
4 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.72%) Dell
4 2 (1.72%) Sun
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix
5 1 (0.86%) F5
5 1 (0.86%) Forcepoint
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) Infor
5 1 (0.86%) Juniper
5 1 (0.86%) Tableau