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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 439 307 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.76% 30.79% 33.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.91% 31.68% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 412 263 330
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
1023 969 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.99% 97.19% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 932 803 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +2 101 £40,000 -15.78% 13
Dartford +1 50 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Maidstone +2 48 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Folkestone +8 38 £38,000 +13.43% 5
West Malling +2 25 £41,500 +10.66% 2
Sevenoaks - 20 £37,500 - 2
Canterbury 0 17 £37,500 - 8
Sittingbourne +1 7 £33,750 -25.00%
Tonbridge -1 6 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Rochester -2 4 £38,250 -4.37%
Chatham -6 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Dover - 2 £38,500 -
Faversham - 1 £55,000 -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 480 (56.87%) .NET
2 438 (51.90%) C#
3 348 (41.23%) SQL Server
4 323 (38.27%) JavaScript
5 321 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
6 313 (37.09%) MVC
7 303 (35.90%) ASP.NET
8 300 (35.55%) HTML
9 293 (34.72%) SQL
10 257 (30.45%) CSS
11 202 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 195 (23.10%) TDD
13 190 (22.51%) jQuery
14 149 (17.65%) Java
15 147 (17.42%) Finance
16 144 (17.06%) WCF
17 143 (16.94%) HTML5
18 141 (16.71%) XML
19 138 (16.35%) Scrum
20 133 (15.76%) Degree
21 127 (15.05%) .NET Framework
22 120 (14.22%) Git (software)
23 116 (13.74%) Oracle
24 104 (12.32%) Web Services
25 93 (11.02%) CSS3
26 92 (10.90%) T-SQL
27 91 (10.78%) Microsoft
28 90 (10.66%) Web Application Development
29 89 (10.55%) Windows
30 88 (10.43%) WPF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 71 (8.41%) Node.js
2 30 (3.55%) IIS
3 25 (2.96%) Apache
4 24 (2.84%) CMS
5 21 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.95%) JBoss
9 8 (0.95%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.47%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.47%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.47%) WordPress
13 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
15 1 (0.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 43 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (1.07%) MS Office
5 7 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (2.37%) Magento
2 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.16%) SaaS
2 15 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) Internet
2 7 (0.83%) PPP
3 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.36%) HTTP
4 3 (0.36%) CTI
4 3 (0.36%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) Extranet
5 2 (0.24%) FTP
5 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) IPv4
6 1 (0.12%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (41.23%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.18%) MySQL
3 63 (7.46%) Oracle Database
4 58 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.32%) Oracle9i Database
8 22 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.61%) Big Data
8 22 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (1.66%) SQL CLR
12 14 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.54%) DataStage
14 11 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 120 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 71 (8.41%) NUnit
3 61 (7.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 58 (6.87%) Moq
5 56 (6.64%) MSTest
6 54 (6.40%) Subversion
7 46 (5.45%) Eclipse
8 45 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
9 39 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (4.15%) Visual Studio
11 28 (3.32%) Ant
11 28 (3.32%) Maven
11 28 (3.32%) JIRA
12 26 (3.08%) Jasmine
13 25 (2.96%) JUnit
14 24 (2.84%) Xcode
15 14 (1.66%) jMock
15 14 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (1.18%) Mockito
16 10 (1.18%) Grunt
General
1 147 (17.42%) Finance
2 51 (6.04%) Marketing
3 21 (2.49%) Games
4 18 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.01%) Retail
5 17 (2.01%) Advertising
6 11 (1.30%) Legal
7 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.83%) Publishing
9 5 (0.59%) Banking
10 4 (0.47%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.12%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (56.87%) .NET
2 303 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 300 (35.55%) HTML
4 257 (30.45%) CSS
5 202 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 190 (22.51%) jQuery
7 144 (17.06%) WCF
8 143 (16.94%) HTML5
9 141 (16.71%) XML
10 127 (15.05%) .NET Framework
11 104 (12.32%) Web Services
12 93 (11.02%) CSS3
13 88 (10.43%) WPF
14 84 (9.95%) Entity Framework
15 83 (9.83%) JSON
15 83 (9.83%) REST
16 81 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 79 (9.36%) AngularJS
18 67 (7.94%) Ninject
18 67 (7.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 73 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
3 71 (8.41%) Inversion of Control
4 53 (6.28%) Mobile App
5 35 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.73%) Social Media
7 21 (2.49%) Social Network
8 18 (2.13%) iPhone
9 17 (2.01%) iPad
10 16 (1.90%) User Experience
11 14 (1.66%) W3C
12 13 (1.54%) Streaming Music
13 12 (1.42%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.83%) Blog
14 7 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.83%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.83%) AS400
15 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.55%) Windows
2 60 (7.11%) Linux
3 46 (5.45%) Android
4 45 (5.33%) UNIX
5 41 (4.86%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (37.09%) MVC
3 195 (23.10%) TDD
4 138 (16.35%) Scrum
5 90 (10.66%) Web Application Development
6 84 (9.95%) MVVM
7 79 (9.36%) OO
8 78 (9.24%) Dependency Injection
9 71 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (8.18%) Unit Testing
11 64 (7.58%) OOD
12 60 (7.11%) Kanban
13 58 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
14 55 (6.52%) Mobile Development
15 50 (5.92%) Web Development
16 49 (5.81%) BDD
17 47 (5.57%) E-Commerce
18 41 (4.86%) UML
18 41 (4.86%) Project Management
19 39 (4.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 438 (51.90%) C#
2 323 (38.27%) JavaScript
3 293 (34.72%) SQL
4 149 (17.65%) Java
5 92 (10.90%) T-SQL
6 70 (8.29%) PHP
7 54 (6.40%) PL/SQL
8 52 (6.16%) Ruby
9 51 (6.04%) VB.NET
10 29 (3.44%) Objective-C
11 26 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 21 (2.49%) VB
13 20 (2.37%) C++
14 18 (2.13%) AspectJ
15 14 (1.66%) C
16 13 (1.54%) Python
17 11 (1.30%) Apple Swift
18 10 (1.18%) PowerShell
19 9 (1.07%) VBA
20 5 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 133 (15.76%) Degree
2 5 (0.59%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.12%) ISEB
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.54%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 116 (13.74%) Oracle
2 91 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.27%) Facebook
4 31 (3.67%) Twitter
5 23 (2.73%) IBM
6 11 (1.30%) Adobe
6 11 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.18%) Apple
7 10 (1.18%) Google
7 10 (1.18%) Zend
8 7 (0.83%) SAP
9 6 (0.71%) webMethods
10 5 (0.59%) Sony
10 5 (0.59%) Yahoo!
10 5 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.36%) Teradata
11 3 (0.36%) Informatica
12 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.24%) Ektron
13 1 (0.12%) Tableau
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Operations Resources
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14999 - £15000 Per Annum +Bonus +Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice IT & Sales Appointments
Salary: Competitive market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: competitive market rate + Pension + DIS insurance + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago