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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 53 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.88% 11.00% 10.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.29% 38.83% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 89 87
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £21,775 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 273 241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 26.00% 28.32% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 424 560 515
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,350
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,000 £58,750
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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +1 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Dartford +11 8 £35,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -9 6 £35,000 -33.33%
Sevenoaks - 5 £22,500 -
Rochester - 3 £26,000 - 1
Sittingbourne -6 2 £45,000 +114.28%
Canterbury -10 2 £42,500 +25.92%
Chatham +5 1 £22,000 -41.33%
Westerham +3 1 £24,000 -17.24%
Whitstable 0 1 - -
Folkestone -12 1 £44,500 -11.00% 2
Swanley - 1 £32,500 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 28 (25.23%) SQL
1 28 (25.23%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) C#
4 20 (18.02%) .NET
4 20 (18.02%) Project Management
4 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (14.41%) HTML
7 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (13.51%) Finance
8 14 (12.61%) CSS
8 14 (12.61%) TCP/IP
8 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (11.71%) Firewall
9 13 (11.71%) MVC
10 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
10 12 (10.81%) Java
10 12 (10.81%) Analytics
11 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (9.91%) XML
11 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (9.91%) Scrum
11 11 (9.91%) Web Development
12 10 (9.01%) VMware
12 10 (9.01%) DHCP
12 10 (9.01%) MCSA

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 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.31%) Skype for Business
2 6 (5.41%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.80%) SAS
4 2 (1.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.71%) Firewall
3 10 (9.01%) DHCP
4 9 (8.11%) DNS
5 7 (6.31%) Skype
6 4 (3.60%) SAN
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.70%) LAN
7 3 (2.70%) Network Security
7 3 (2.70%) WAN
8 2 (1.80%) CDMA
8 2 (1.80%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.80%) DMVPN
8 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.80%) GSM
8 2 (1.80%) LTE
8 2 (1.80%) NAS
8 2 (1.80%) UMTS
8 2 (1.80%) VPN
8 2 (1.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
3 5 (4.50%) Big Data
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.60%) Power BI
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.80%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.80%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.80%) SQL CLR
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.90%) QlikView
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.50%) NetBeans
4 4 (3.60%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) Gradle
5 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.70%) Moq
5 3 (2.70%) NUnit
5 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) Maven
6 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.80%) Xcode
7 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
3 3 (2.70%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.70%) Military
4 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.80%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Developer
2 19 (17.12%) Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) Junior
4 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (8.11%) Graduate
4 9 (8.11%) Junior Developer
4 9 (8.11%) Network Support
5 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Server Support
6 5 (4.50%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.60%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (3.60%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) .NET
2 16 (14.41%) HTML
3 14 (12.61%) CSS
4 11 (9.91%) XML
5 10 (9.01%) Web Services
6 9 (8.11%) WCF
6 9 (8.11%) WPF
7 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.50%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.50%) jQuery
8 5 (4.50%) LINQ
9 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.60%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.70%) Apache Tika
10 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.70%) Java EE
10 3 (2.70%) LAMP
10 3 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.01%) User Experience
4 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.80%) Fintech
6 2 (1.80%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.80%) Xbox
7 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.21%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.70%) Android
7 2 (1.80%) CentOS
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (18.02%) Project Management
2 13 (11.71%) MVC
3 12 (10.81%) Analytics
4 11 (9.91%) Scrum
4 11 (9.91%) Web Development
5 9 (8.11%) OO
5 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
6 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.21%) UML
7 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Operations Research
8 6 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (5.41%) Statistics
9 5 (4.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) SQL
2 20 (18.02%) C#
2 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.81%) Java
4 9 (8.11%) C++
5 8 (7.21%) R
5 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.31%) Python
7 6 (5.41%) C
7 6 (5.41%) PHP
8 4 (3.60%) ANSI C
8 4 (3.60%) VBA
9 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.80%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.01%) MCSA
4 9 (8.11%) Master's Degree
4 9 (8.11%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) MCP
6 5 (4.50%) CCNA
6 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.50%) ISEB
7 4 (3.60%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.60%) PhD
8 3 (2.70%) HND
8 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) CCNP
9 2 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.90%) CISM
10 1 (0.90%) CISSP
10 1 (0.90%) HNC
10 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.60%) PMO
4 3 (2.70%) SLA
5 2 (1.80%) DO-254
6 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.80%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) SonicWALL
2 10 (9.01%) VMware
3 6 (5.41%) Cisco
4 5 (4.50%) Google
5 4 (3.60%) F5
6 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle
6 3 (2.70%) Tableau
6 3 (2.70%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.80%) Adobe
7 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.80%) Juniper
7 2 (1.80%) Perforce
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Sun
8 1 (0.90%) EMC
8 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
Longfield, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
ISL
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swanley, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago