Kent has the highly skilled workforce your business needs

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University of Kent

Home to top universities, academic excellence & industry specialists

Kent offers an abundance of talent. From scientists, engineers, architects and surgeons to web gurus, design trailblazers and high-profile entrepreneurs we have a workforce approaching 865,000. Kent and Medway is the largest of all the English counties with a resident population of over 1.8 million, offering a large and highly diverse talent pool to help your business succeed.

An ambitious talent pool of top graduates

Kent is home to four top universities that provide a wealth of graduates across key growth sectors each year, including the University of Kent which ranks within the top 25 universities in the UK’s official league tables.

A growing student population is creating a strong graduate base, with many of Kent’s universities and educational facilities eager to work with employers to tailor bespoke courses that suit the needs of individual companies and provide students with a dynamic and long-term career.

Employ a team of industry specialists

Kent offers a highly skilled workforce with incredible value for money. On average, the median salary in Kent is £4,000 lower than equivalent roles in London, making the county extremely cost-effective when it comes to finding the perfect staff for your business.

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Steve Matthews, Skills Specialist
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