The median annual salary for a Graduate was £27,750 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South East / Kent
Rank 70 56 91
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 10 51 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.25% 4.49% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 4.59% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 7
Median salary £27,750 £25,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 779 1110 925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.50% 97.80% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 640 965 832
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Kent

Graduate
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in Kent.

Salary trend for Graduate in Kent

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in Kent over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in Kent

Graduate
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -7 2 £26,000 -20.00%
West Malling - 2 £27,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -14 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) Degree
1 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) XML
4 14 (50.00%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (46.43%) Mobile App
6 12 (42.86%) Android SDK
6 12 (42.86%) Android Development
6 12 (42.86%) Memory Management
6 12 (42.86%) REST
6 12 (42.86%) Mobile Development
6 12 (42.86%) JSON
6 12 (42.86%) Android
6 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
7 10 (35.71%) C#
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
8 9 (32.14%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 4 (14.29%) C++
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) C
10 4 (14.29%) Internet of Things
11 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
11 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
12 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL Workbench
1 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) XML
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) Android SDK
3 12 (42.86%) JSON
3 12 (42.86%) REST
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.57%) JAXB
8 1 (3.57%) JSP
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 13 (46.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Internet of Things
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Android Development
2 12 (42.86%) Memory Management
2 12 (42.86%) Mobile Development
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) MVVM
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Physics
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
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