The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 13 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 61.90% 36.00% 31.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 61.90% 45.00% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Developer
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Folkestone region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 100.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 34
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Folkestone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Developer
Salary Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Folkestone region.

Developer Salary Trend in Folkestone

Developer
Salary Histogram in Folkestone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Folkestone region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Folkestone

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Folkestone region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Front End Development
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 17 (39.53%) Oracle
4 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 16 (37.21%) CSS
4 16 (37.21%) XHTML
5 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 14 (32.56%) XML
6 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
7 12 (27.91%) Web Development
8 11 (25.58%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.93%) C#
9 9 (20.93%) Unix
9 9 (20.93%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (20.93%) System Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Line Management
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
10 8 (18.60%) C
11 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
11 7 (16.28%) Flash
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) Project Management
12 6 (13.95%) Java
13 5 (11.63%) VB
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Folkestone region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Moq
2 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) CSS
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
1 16 (37.21%) XHTML
2 14 (32.56%) XML
3 11 (25.58%) .NET
4 7 (16.28%) Flash
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.98%) WPF
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) WinForms
8 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Front End Development
2 12 (27.91%) Web Development
3 9 (20.93%) System Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Line Management
5 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
4 8 (18.60%) C
4 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) VB
7 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) SAP