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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 284 356 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.49% 33.24% 26.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.43% 34.17% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 245 326 188
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
965 1042 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.29% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 794 902 666
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
Maidstone 0 40 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Dartford +10 38 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Canterbury -1 24 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Folkestone -7 9 £33,500 -4.28%
Tunbridge Wells -2 8 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Chatham +6 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Rochester -1 6 £40,000 +18.51%
Sittingbourne - 5 £45,000 - 3
Cranbrook 0 4 £40,000 +77.77% 1
West Malling -4 4 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Margate 0 3 £37,500 +97.36%
Broadstairs - 3 £47,500 -
Tonbridge +1 2 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Stansted - 2 £55,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Sevenoaks +3 1 £40,000 - 2
Gravesend - 1 - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 442 (63.97%) .NET
2 377 (54.56%) C#
3 348 (50.36%) SQL Server
4 323 (46.74%) ASP.NET
5 291 (42.11%) HTML
6 277 (40.09%) MVC
7 272 (39.36%) JavaScript
8 246 (35.60%) CSS
9 219 (31.69%) SQL
10 215 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
11 170 (24.60%) TDD
12 162 (23.44%) Microsoft
13 161 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 140 (20.26%) jQuery
15 138 (19.97%) WCF
16 129 (18.67%) Scrum
17 114 (16.50%) T-SQL
18 103 (14.91%) VB.NET
19 102 (14.76%) Windows
20 101 (14.62%) OO
20 101 (14.62%) Degree
21 99 (14.33%) Java
22 86 (12.45%) WPF
23 84 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 83 (12.01%) Web Application Development
25 82 (11.87%) HTML5
26 74 (10.71%) Finance
27 67 (9.70%) Web Development
28 66 (9.55%) WinForms
28 66 (9.55%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 48 (6.95%) IIS
2 26 (3.76%) CMS
3 24 (3.47%) Node.js
4 20 (2.89%) Apache
5 15 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (1.45%) IBM Connections
8 9 (1.30%) Joomla!
8 9 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.16%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.87%) Drupal
11 3 (0.43%) Kentico
11 3 (0.43%) TYPO3
12 2 (0.29%) Mule
12 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) WordPress
13 1 (0.14%) DNN
Applications
1 57 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.58%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) Zemax
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.58%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.14%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.05%) Internet
2 11 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.59%) Intranet
3 7 (1.01%) HTTP
4 6 (0.87%) SSL
5 4 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.29%) FTP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (50.36%) SQL Server
2 84 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (9.26%) MySQL
4 62 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.62%) Relational Database
10 24 (3.47%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.17%) SQL CLR
12 14 (2.03%) DTS
13 11 (1.59%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.59%) OLAP
14 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.72%) QlikView
15 5 (0.72%) Spotfire
15 5 (0.72%) MOLAP
15 5 (0.72%) ROLAP
16 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (5.79%) NUnit
2 39 (5.64%) Maven
3 38 (5.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 37 (5.35%) Git (software)
5 31 (4.49%) Visual Studio
6 30 (4.34%) MSTest
6 30 (4.34%) Moq
7 16 (2.32%) Eclipse
7 16 (2.32%) Jasmine
8 14 (2.03%) Subversion
8 14 (2.03%) JUnit
8 14 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (1.59%) Ant
11 9 (1.30%) TestNG
12 8 (1.16%) Grunt
13 5 (0.72%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.58%) Xcode
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.43%) Mockito
General
1 74 (10.71%) Finance
2 29 (4.20%) Marketing
3 28 (4.05%) Advertising
4 27 (3.91%) Games
5 25 (3.62%) Publishing
6 14 (2.03%) Retail
7 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.59%) Legal
9 8 (1.16%) Avionics
10 4 (0.58%) Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (63.97%) .NET
2 323 (46.74%) ASP.NET
3 291 (42.11%) HTML
4 246 (35.60%) CSS
5 161 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 140 (20.26%) jQuery
7 138 (19.97%) WCF
8 86 (12.45%) WPF
9 82 (11.87%) HTML5
10 66 (9.55%) WinForms
10 66 (9.55%) Web Services
11 65 (9.41%) REST
12 64 (9.26%) XML
13 61 (8.83%) .NET Framework
14 56 (8.10%) CSS3
15 54 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
16 53 (7.67%) JSON
17 52 (7.53%) Ajax
18 47 (6.80%) Hibernate
18 47 (6.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.39%) Computer Science
2 57 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (5.35%) Inversion of Control
4 28 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.18%) Social Network
6 20 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.75%) Social Media
8 18 (2.60%) Visualisation
9 17 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 17 (2.46%) iPhone
9 17 (2.46%) User Experience
10 15 (2.17%) BBC
11 12 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.45%) Open Source
13 8 (1.16%) Physics
14 5 (0.72%) Chemistry
14 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.58%) AS400
15 4 (0.58%) W3C
15 4 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 102 (14.76%) Windows
2 39 (5.64%) Linux
3 28 (4.05%) Android
4 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.72%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.58%) UNIX
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (40.09%) MVC
2 215 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (24.60%) TDD
4 129 (18.67%) Scrum
5 101 (14.62%) OO
6 83 (12.01%) Web Application Development
7 67 (9.70%) Web Development
8 60 (8.68%) OOD
9 52 (7.53%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (7.09%) Kanban
11 48 (6.95%) Unit Testing
11 48 (6.95%) E-Commerce
12 45 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (6.37%) Software Engineering
14 41 (5.93%) MVVM
15 39 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (5.35%) ETL
17 33 (4.78%) BDD
18 31 (4.49%) Project Management
19 27 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 377 (54.56%) C#
2 272 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 219 (31.69%) SQL
4 114 (16.50%) T-SQL
5 103 (14.91%) VB.NET
6 99 (14.33%) Java
7 51 (7.38%) PHP
8 42 (6.08%) VB
9 32 (4.63%) VB6
10 20 (2.89%) C
11 14 (2.03%) C++
11 14 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.74%) Ruby
13 11 (1.59%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.45%) LotusScript
14 10 (1.45%) Formula Language
15 8 (1.16%) XPath
16 6 (0.87%) VBA
17 5 (0.72%) Perl
17 5 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 101 (14.62%) Degree
2 32 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.30%) MCTS
4 2 (0.29%) MCP
4 2 (0.29%) MCAD
4 2 (0.29%) MCSD
5 1 (0.14%) PhD
5 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.17%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) Capistrano
1 5 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 162 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.09%) Oracle
3 41 (5.93%) Google
4 34 (4.92%) Facebook
5 17 (2.46%) Apple
6 16 (2.32%) Twitter
7 15 (2.17%) Cognos
7 15 (2.17%) Yahoo!
7 15 (2.17%) Sony
8 13 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.74%) JBoss
9 12 (1.74%) IBM
10 10 (1.45%) Lotus
10 10 (1.45%) Adobe
11 6 (0.87%) Red Gate
12 5 (0.72%) Percona
12 5 (0.72%) Ektron
12 5 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.72%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.72%) Remedy
Sittingbourne, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable salary +25 day hols
Posted: 3 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago