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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 481 395 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.68% 32.83% 28.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.14% 34.71% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 432 374 206
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
1115 1138 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.62% 94.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1010 642
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 24 December 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 24 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 80 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Dartford +1 60 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Maidstone +2 49 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Sittingbourne 0 36 £45,000 - 2
Folkestone -3 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Sevenoaks 0 21 £40,000 -9.09%
Canterbury 0 19 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Tonbridge 0 15 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Malling +5 10 £53,250 +18.33% 2
Whitstable +2 8 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Faversham - 7 £57,500 -
Rochester +1 4 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Margate - 2 - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 461 (60.90%) .NET
2 410 (54.16%) C#
3 379 (50.07%) MVC
4 357 (47.16%) SQL Server
5 337 (44.52%) ASP.NET
6 308 (40.69%) HTML
7 286 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
8 281 (37.12%) JavaScript
9 247 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 240 (31.70%) CSS
11 228 (30.12%) TDD
12 211 (27.87%) SQL
13 179 (23.65%) WCF
14 176 (23.25%) Java
14 176 (23.25%) Scrum
15 162 (21.40%) Web Services
16 148 (19.55%) OO
17 144 (19.02%) jQuery
18 134 (17.70%) XML
19 132 (17.44%) Web Application Development
20 131 (17.31%) Microsoft
21 121 (15.98%) Degree
22 118 (15.59%) MySQL
23 116 (15.32%) Windows
24 110 (14.53%) REST
25 104 (13.74%) OOD
26 103 (13.61%) WPF
27 102 (13.47%) MVVM
28 101 (13.34%) JSON
28 101 (13.34%) Dependency Injection

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (6.61%) Apache
2 45 (5.94%) Node.js
3 38 (5.02%) JBoss
3 38 (5.02%) CMS
4 23 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.59%) IIS
6 12 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
8 9 (1.19%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.06%) IBM Connections
9 8 (1.06%) WordPress
10 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.53%) Railo
11 4 (0.53%) Drupal
11 4 (0.53%) Confluence
11 4 (0.53%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.53%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 44 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.79%) Mathematica
4 6 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) MS Office
6 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Magento
2 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) INSURE/90
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.64%) SaaS
2 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.40%) Pure360
4 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.89%) Internet
2 14 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.32%) Intranet
4 8 (1.06%) HTTP
5 6 (0.79%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) CTI
6 2 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (47.16%) SQL Server
2 118 (15.59%) MySQL
3 51 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (5.15%) NoSQL
7 31 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 28 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.72%) Redis
13 12 (1.59%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.92%) DB2
15 6 (0.79%) DTS
16 5 (0.66%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.53%) DataStage
17 4 (0.53%) OLAP
17 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 97 (12.81%) NUnit
2 82 (10.83%) Rhino Mocks
3 71 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 65 (8.59%) Git (software)
5 63 (8.32%) MSTest
5 63 (8.32%) Maven
5 63 (8.32%) Moq
6 57 (7.53%) JUnit
7 45 (5.94%) Visual Studio
8 44 (5.81%) Ant
9 39 (5.15%) Subversion
10 36 (4.76%) TestNG
11 28 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (2.77%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.98%) Mockito
13 15 (1.98%) NCrunch
14 14 (1.85%) jMock
15 12 (1.59%) JIRA
16 7 (0.92%) Bower
16 7 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 92 (12.15%) Finance
2 41 (5.42%) Games
3 28 (3.70%) Publishing
4 21 (2.77%) Marketing
5 19 (2.51%) Advertising
6 18 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.98%) Retail
8 6 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.53%) Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Avionics
11 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (60.90%) .NET
2 337 (44.52%) ASP.NET
3 308 (40.69%) HTML
4 247 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 240 (31.70%) CSS
6 179 (23.65%) WCF
7 162 (21.40%) Web Services
8 144 (19.02%) jQuery
9 134 (17.70%) XML
10 110 (14.53%) REST
11 103 (13.61%) WPF
12 101 (13.34%) JSON
13 98 (12.95%) Hibernate
14 95 (12.55%) .NET Framework
15 85 (11.23%) HTML5
16 82 (10.83%) Castle Windsor
17 77 (10.17%) Ninject
18 76 (10.04%) ASP.NET Web API
19 71 (9.38%) CSS3
19 71 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.70%) Computer Science
2 77 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
3 76 (10.04%) Inversion of Control
4 47 (6.21%) Social Network
5 45 (5.94%) Mobile App
6 32 (4.23%) Visualisation
7 28 (3.70%) User Experience
8 27 (3.57%) Social Media
9 25 (3.30%) iPhone
10 19 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (2.51%) N-Tier
11 17 (2.25%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.25%) Physics
12 13 (1.72%) Blog
13 12 (1.59%) Open Source
13 12 (1.59%) Data Integration
14 11 (1.45%) BBC
15 10 (1.32%) W3C
16 9 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 116 (15.32%) Windows
2 83 (10.96%) Linux
3 54 (7.13%) Android
4 14 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.92%) CentOS
5 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) UNIX
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (50.07%) MVC
2 286 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (30.12%) TDD
4 176 (23.25%) Scrum
5 148 (19.55%) OO
6 132 (17.44%) Web Application Development
7 104 (13.74%) OOD
8 102 (13.47%) MVVM
9 101 (13.34%) Dependency Injection
10 91 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (11.23%) Kanban
12 76 (10.04%) Unit Testing
13 62 (8.19%) Software Engineering
14 49 (6.47%) Project Management
15 48 (6.34%) Web Development
16 40 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (4.76%) E-Commerce
17 36 (4.76%) UML
17 36 (4.76%) Integration Testing
18 33 (4.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 410 (54.16%) C#
2 281 (37.12%) JavaScript
3 211 (27.87%) SQL
4 176 (23.25%) Java
5 97 (12.81%) T-SQL
6 91 (12.02%) VB.NET
7 63 (8.32%) PHP
8 59 (7.79%) VB
9 35 (4.62%) VB6
10 25 (3.30%) C++
11 22 (2.91%) C
12 19 (2.51%) Ruby
13 14 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.32%) Fortran
15 8 (1.06%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.06%) LotusScript
16 7 (0.92%) AspectJ
16 7 (0.92%) Embedded C
17 6 (0.79%) Perl
17 6 (0.79%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 121 (15.98%) Degree
2 8 (1.06%) PhD
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.79%) MCTS
4 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) XenApp
2 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.06%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.26%) WMI
4 1 (0.13%) WSUS
4 1 (0.13%) SCCM
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 131 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.70%) Oracle
3 37 (4.89%) Google
4 35 (4.62%) Facebook
5 32 (4.23%) Twitter
6 18 (2.38%) IBM
7 16 (2.11%) Adobe
8 13 (1.72%) Apple
8 13 (1.72%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.45%) Yahoo!
9 11 (1.45%) Sony
10 8 (1.06%) Cognos
10 8 (1.06%) Zend
11 7 (0.92%) Appcelerator
11 7 (0.92%) Telerik
12 6 (0.79%) Lotus
12 6 (0.79%) Ektron
12 6 (0.79%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.66%) Percona
13 5 (0.66%) Kofax
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Private Medical Insurance + Life A
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Career Potential
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + pension, Medical Ins, LA + other bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 22 days ago