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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 80 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 27 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.32% 1.22% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.29% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 3
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +60.37%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
1124 1165 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.56% 94.56% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1032 656
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Sevenoaks - 6 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 5 £42,500 - 2
Faversham - 3 £57,500 -
Applications Developer
South East

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) C#
2 20 (68.97%) MVC
2 20 (68.97%) Degree
2 20 (68.97%) Computer Science
3 18 (62.07%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (58.62%) .NET
5 16 (55.17%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
7 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
7 14 (48.28%) MSMQ
7 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
8 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (44.83%) SOA
8 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (41.38%) Windows
10 11 (37.93%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (34.48%) MVVM
11 10 (34.48%) Java
12 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
13 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
14 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
14 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (20.69%) Finance
15 6 (20.69%) SaaS
15 6 (20.69%) Blog
15 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
15 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
15 6 (20.69%) Physics

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) NCrunch
2 4 (13.79%) jMock
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Mockito
3 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) JSUnit
General
1 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) MSMQ
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (20.69%) Dapper ORM
6 6 (20.69%) SignalR
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) WCF
7 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
8 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.79%) Spring
8 4 (13.79%) J2EE
9 3 (10.34%) jQuery
10 2 (6.90%) Ajax
10 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Computer Science
2 18 (62.07%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (37.93%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (20.69%) Blog
4 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
4 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
4 6 (20.69%) Physics
5 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) SOA
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) MVVM
4 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) OOD
4 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (17.24%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Logistics
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
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