The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 398 456 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.92% 43.14% 36.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.05% 44.53% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 363 412 380
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,050 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1046 1024 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.03% 96.88% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 926 928 921
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

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 Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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 0 97 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Maidstone 0 43 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Folkestone 0 31 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Sittingbourne 0 23 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Stansted - 19 £37,500 -
West Malling -2 18 £46,000 -16.36%
Dartford -2 15 £47,500 +22.58% 5
Canterbury 0 11 £27,000 -28.00% 4
Tonbridge -2 6 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Rochester -5 5 £35,000 -1.40% 2
Sevenoaks -8 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Westerham - 3 £30,000 - 2
Faversham -2 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Sandwich - 1 £18,000 - 1
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 465 (56.85%) .NET
2 440 (53.79%) C#
3 416 (50.86%) JavaScript
4 402 (49.14%) HTML
5 360 (44.01%) SQL Server
6 324 (39.61%) CSS
7 320 (39.12%) SQL
8 315 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
9 265 (32.40%) MVC
9 265 (32.40%) ASP.NET
10 220 (26.89%) jQuery
11 173 (21.15%) TDD
12 172 (21.03%) HTML5
13 162 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 161 (19.68%) XML
15 144 (17.60%) Degree
16 137 (16.75%) AngularJS
17 128 (15.65%) WCF
18 122 (14.91%) Windows
19 118 (14.43%) Scrum
20 117 (14.30%) Git (software)
21 116 (14.18%) Finance
21 116 (14.18%) Java
21 116 (14.18%) Oracle
22 112 (13.69%) MySQL
23 103 (12.59%) Front End Development
24 101 (12.35%) PHP
25 100 (12.22%) .NET Framework
26 96 (11.74%) CSS3
26 96 (11.74%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 84 (10.27%) CMS
2 64 (7.82%) Node.js
3 40 (4.89%) IIS
4 36 (4.40%) Umbraco
5 35 (4.28%) Apache
6 31 (3.79%) WordPress
7 24 (2.93%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (1.96%) JBoss
10 13 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.73%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.73%) Joomla!
11 6 (0.73%) nginx
12 5 (0.61%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.49%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.24%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.24%) OpenEdge
16 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
16 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.57%) Photoshop
3 19 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.24%) MS Office
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (3.55%) Magento
2 7 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.37%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.52%) SaaS
2 23 (2.81%) Bluemix
3 14 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.34%) GitHub
5 9 (1.10%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.73%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.34%) Intranet
3 5 (0.61%) LDAP
4 4 (0.49%) HTTP
5 3 (0.37%) CTI
5 3 (0.37%) DNS
5 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) Internet
6 1 (0.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (44.01%) SQL Server
2 112 (13.69%) MySQL
3 70 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 45 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 34 (4.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 33 (4.03%) NoSQL
9 33 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (2.93%) Relational Database
12 22 (2.69%) MS Access
13 21 (2.57%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.47%) OLAP
17 11 (1.34%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 117 (14.30%) Git (software)
2 89 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (8.56%) Subversion
4 54 (6.60%) NUnit
5 47 (5.75%) Visual Studio
6 42 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
6 42 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 41 (5.01%) Eclipse
8 38 (4.65%) Moq
8 38 (4.65%) MSTest
9 30 (3.67%) Ant
10 27 (3.30%) JIRA
11 23 (2.81%) Maven
12 22 (2.69%) Jasmine
13 18 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
14 17 (2.08%) TestNG
15 14 (1.71%) JUnit
16 11 (1.34%) Protractor
17 10 (1.22%) gulp
18 9 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 116 (14.18%) Finance
2 45 (5.50%) Marketing
3 24 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.32%) Advertising
5 13 (1.59%) Music Industry
6 9 (1.10%) Back Office
6 9 (1.10%) Electronics
7 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.86%) Games
8 7 (0.86%) Legal
8 7 (0.86%) Retail
9 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.24%) Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (56.85%) .NET
2 402 (49.14%) HTML
3 324 (39.61%) CSS
4 265 (32.40%) ASP.NET
5 220 (26.89%) jQuery
6 172 (21.03%) HTML5
7 162 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 161 (19.68%) XML
9 137 (16.75%) AngularJS
10 128 (15.65%) WCF
11 100 (12.22%) .NET Framework
12 96 (11.74%) CSS3
13 73 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 72 (8.80%) Web Services
15 71 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 68 (8.31%) KnockoutJS
17 64 (7.82%) Entity Framework
17 64 (7.82%) WPF
18 61 (7.46%) Ajax
19 59 (7.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 47 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (4.40%) Inversion of Control
4 30 (3.67%) User Experience
5 29 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.42%) Streaming Music
7 22 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.44%) Data Integration
9 13 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 13 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.98%) AS400
11 8 (0.98%) W3C
12 7 (0.86%) Blog
13 6 (0.73%) Tandem
14 5 (0.61%) Social Media
14 5 (0.61%) Social Network
15 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 122 (14.91%) Windows
2 96 (11.74%) Linux
3 48 (5.87%) Unix
4 36 (4.40%) Android
5 28 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.34%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.10%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (32.40%) MVC
3 173 (21.15%) TDD
4 118 (14.43%) Scrum
5 103 (12.59%) Front End Development
6 87 (10.64%) OO
7 80 (9.78%) Web Application Development
8 69 (8.44%) Software Engineering
9 67 (8.19%) Dependency Injection
10 63 (7.70%) Unit Testing
11 55 (6.72%) Web Development
12 52 (6.36%) MVVM
13 50 (6.11%) OOD
14 49 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (5.99%) SDLC
15 48 (5.87%) E-Commerce
16 42 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
17 41 (5.01%) ETL
18 36 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 440 (53.79%) C#
2 416 (50.86%) JavaScript
3 320 (39.12%) SQL
4 116 (14.18%) Java
5 101 (12.35%) PHP
6 80 (9.78%) PL/SQL
7 68 (8.31%) T-SQL
8 60 (7.33%) VB.NET
9 48 (5.87%) VB
10 47 (5.75%) C++
11 32 (3.91%) Ruby
12 30 (3.67%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.93%) C
14 20 (2.44%) AspectJ
14 20 (2.44%) VBA
15 18 (2.20%) Scala
16 13 (1.59%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.47%) Python
18 11 (1.34%) Objective-C
19 10 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 144 (17.60%) Degree
2 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.08%) QA
2 10 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 116 (14.18%) Oracle
2 85 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.18%) IBM
4 18 (2.20%) Sitecore
5 17 (2.08%) Facebook
6 11 (1.34%) Google
7 6 (0.73%) SAP
8 5 (0.61%) Zend
9 4 (0.49%) Adobe
10 3 (0.37%) Informatica
10 3 (0.37%) Trillium
11 2 (0.24%) Progress
11 2 (0.24%) Twitter
11 2 (0.24%) Yahoo!
12 1 (0.12%) Apple
12 1 (0.12%) Infor
12 1 (0.12%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.12%) Sony
12 1 (0.12%) Sybase
12 1 (0.12%) VMware
Ashford, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum + flexi, profit share
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable £ + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Cornucopia IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Up to £45K Plus Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35,000 - £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago