The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 85 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 7 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 2.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 0
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Applications Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
942 1125 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.63% 96.65% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 860 956 932
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

Applications Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -14 6 £22,500 -62.50% 1
Dartford +1 1 £37,500 - 1
Applications Developer
South East

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) Android Development
4 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 4 (23.53%) Social Media
4 4 (23.53%) Game Development
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) OAuth
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) OpenGL
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Finance

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) jMock
1 3 (17.65%) Mockito
1 3 (17.65%) NCrunch
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) OpenGL
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
2 4 (23.53%) OAuth
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) MSMQ
3 3 (17.65%) SignalR
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
3 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Social Media
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (17.65%) Blog
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) UML
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Game Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (23.53%) Android Development
3 3 (17.65%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
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