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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 340 418 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.45% 33.25% 27.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.57% 34.60% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 307 370 295
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
905 1208 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.37% 96.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 814 975 959
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 £22,750 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 +3 64 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Maidstone +2 29 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Canterbury 0 27 £37,500 +19.04% 3
Dartford +1 25 £50,000 +14.28% 6
Tonbridge +2 23 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Sittingbourne -1 14 £37,500 - 3
Rochester -1 13 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Folkestone +2 9 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Sevenoaks -2 9 £31,500 -28.40% 1
West Malling +1 4 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Whitstable - 3 £22,000 - 1
Faversham - 3 £52,500 - 1
Deal - 1 £55,000 -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 489 (58.77%) .NET
2 427 (51.32%) C#
3 389 (46.75%) SQL Server
4 383 (46.03%) MVC
5 357 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
6 336 (40.38%) ASP.NET
7 299 (35.94%) JavaScript
8 295 (35.46%) HTML
9 259 (31.13%) SQL
10 246 (29.57%) TDD
11 241 (28.97%) CSS
12 231 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 206 (24.76%) Java
14 198 (23.80%) Scrum
15 197 (23.68%) Web Services
16 177 (21.27%) WCF
17 176 (21.15%) XML
18 157 (18.87%) jQuery
19 156 (18.75%) OO
20 145 (17.43%) MySQL
21 137 (16.47%) Web Application Development
22 136 (16.35%) JSON
23 130 (15.63%) Microsoft
24 127 (15.26%) Degree
24 127 (15.26%) Dependency Injection
25 124 (14.90%) REST
26 123 (14.78%) MVVM
27 120 (14.42%) Finance
28 117 (14.06%) Windows
29 116 (13.94%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 67 (8.05%) Apache
2 59 (7.09%) Node.js
3 50 (6.01%) JBoss
4 46 (5.53%) CMS
5 23 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (1.32%) WordPress
8 11 (1.32%) IIS
9 9 (1.08%) Joomla!
10 7 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.48%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.48%) Confluence
13 4 (0.48%) Railo
13 4 (0.48%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 35 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 23 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.08%) MS Office
6 5 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.36%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Magento
2 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.49%) SaaS
2 8 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) GitHub
4 2 (0.24%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.12%) Pure360
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.45%) Internet
2 8 (0.96%) HTTP
3 7 (0.84%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) PPP
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) IPv4
5 1 (0.12%) CTI
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (46.75%) SQL Server
2 145 (17.43%) MySQL
3 66 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 26 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.56%) MariaDB
11 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.32%) DataStage
13 10 (1.20%) Redis
14 8 (0.96%) Big Data
15 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 113 (13.58%) NUnit
2 112 (13.46%) Eclipse
3 106 (12.74%) Rhino Mocks
4 93 (11.18%) Git (software)
5 77 (9.25%) MSTest
5 77 (9.25%) Moq
6 75 (9.01%) Ant
7 72 (8.65%) JUnit
8 63 (7.57%) Maven
9 62 (7.45%) Subversion
10 50 (6.01%) TestNG
11 48 (5.77%) Visual Studio
12 44 (5.29%) JIRA
13 25 (3.00%) SoapUI
14 19 (2.28%) Grunt
14 19 (2.28%) Bower
15 18 (2.16%) Mockito
15 18 (2.16%) jMock
16 17 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 120 (14.42%) Finance
2 51 (6.13%) Games
3 33 (3.97%) Marketing
4 29 (3.49%) Publishing
5 20 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.04%) Advertising
7 12 (1.44%) Retail
8 9 (1.08%) Banking
8 9 (1.08%) Polish Language
8 9 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (58.77%) .NET
2 336 (40.38%) ASP.NET
3 295 (35.46%) HTML
4 241 (28.97%) CSS
5 231 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 197 (23.68%) Web Services
7 177 (21.27%) WCF
8 176 (21.15%) XML
9 157 (18.87%) jQuery
10 136 (16.35%) JSON
11 124 (14.90%) REST
12 113 (13.58%) WPF
13 106 (12.74%) Castle Windsor
14 103 (12.38%) .NET Framework
15 102 (12.26%) HTML5
16 100 (12.02%) Hibernate
17 94 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 90 (10.82%) CSS3
18 90 (10.82%) J2EE
19 84 (10.10%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.94%) Inversion of Control
2 89 (10.70%) Enterprise Software
2 89 (10.70%) Computer Science
3 64 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 45 (5.41%) Social Network
5 30 (3.61%) Visualisation
6 27 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.76%) Open Source
7 23 (2.76%) iPhone
8 22 (2.64%) User Experience
8 22 (2.64%) Social Media
8 22 (2.64%) W3C
9 18 (2.16%) Data Integration
10 15 (1.80%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.56%) Blog
11 13 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.56%) Physics
12 12 (1.44%) Clustering
12 12 (1.44%) iPad
13 8 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (14.06%) Windows
2 104 (12.50%) Linux
3 76 (9.13%) Android
4 30 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.80%) Windows Phone
6 13 (1.56%) UNIX
7 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.72%) CentOS
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (46.03%) MVC
2 357 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (29.57%) TDD
4 198 (23.80%) Scrum
5 156 (18.75%) OO
6 137 (16.47%) Web Application Development
7 127 (15.26%) Dependency Injection
8 123 (14.78%) MVVM
9 116 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (13.58%) OOD
11 102 (12.26%) Kanban
12 96 (11.54%) Unit Testing
13 61 (7.33%) Android Development
14 59 (7.09%) Mobile Development
15 50 (6.01%) Integration Testing
15 50 (6.01%) Software Engineering
16 49 (5.89%) Web Development
17 48 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
17 48 (5.77%) BDD
18 47 (5.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 427 (51.32%) C#
2 299 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 259 (31.13%) SQL
4 206 (24.76%) Java
5 101 (12.14%) T-SQL
6 76 (9.13%) VB.NET
7 74 (8.89%) PHP
8 52 (6.25%) VB
9 24 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 24 (2.88%) AspectJ
10 23 (2.76%) Ruby
11 22 (2.64%) VB6
12 17 (2.04%) Python
13 16 (1.92%) Objective-C
14 14 (1.68%) C++
15 8 (0.96%) C
16 7 (0.84%) Fortran
17 6 (0.72%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.48%) VBA
19 3 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 127 (15.26%) Degree
2 4 (0.48%) PhD
3 3 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.08%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) WCAG
2 5 (0.60%) WAI
3 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Nagios
1 1 (0.12%) WMI
1 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 130 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 87 (10.46%) Oracle
3 46 (5.53%) Twitter
4 36 (4.33%) Facebook
5 35 (4.21%) Adobe
6 22 (2.64%) IBM
7 20 (2.40%) Google
8 14 (1.68%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.56%) Zend
10 6 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.72%) Appcelerator
11 5 (0.60%) Ektron
11 5 (0.60%) Apple
12 4 (0.48%) SAP
12 4 (0.48%) Sony
12 4 (0.48%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.36%) ESRI
13 3 (0.36%) Telerik
13 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.24%) webMethods
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stansted, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Eames Consulting - Technology Insurance (Perm)
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
The People Network
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago