Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Graduate
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 2.35% 1.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Maidstone median annual salary £31,250 £23,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.98% - -
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £23,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. 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
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 168 150 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 98.82% 99.34% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 137 139 197
Maidstone median annual salary £36,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.10% +20.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,150 £20,800 £22,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £58,750
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Maidstone.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Maidstone

Graduate
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Graduate in Maidstone

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Maidstone region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Swing
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA