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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 386 387 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.56% 32.71% 30.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.33% 33.83% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 345 362 319
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
957 1144 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 96.70% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 869 979 955
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +4 88 £41,500 -2.35% 13
Canterbury 0 31 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Tonbridge +2 30 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Maidstone -2 30 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Dartford +1 27 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Malling +3 11 £40,000 - 3
Folkestone +7 10 £32,500 -10.34% 5
Sevenoaks +1 10 £27,250 -42.63% 1
Rochester -1 10 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Deal - 6 £37,500 -
Faversham - 5 £52,500 -
Sittingbourne 0 3 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Whitstable - 2 £30,000 - 1
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 459 (56.67%) .NET
2 415 (51.23%) C#
3 349 (43.09%) MVC
4 346 (42.72%) SQL Server
5 341 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (37.90%) JavaScript
7 302 (37.28%) ASP.NET
8 287 (35.43%) HTML
9 268 (33.09%) SQL
10 234 (28.89%) CSS
11 213 (26.30%) TDD
12 199 (24.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 184 (22.72%) Scrum
13 184 (22.72%) Java
14 172 (21.23%) XML
15 170 (20.99%) Web Services
16 168 (20.74%) jQuery
17 151 (18.64%) WCF
18 131 (16.17%) Microsoft
19 127 (15.68%) JSON
20 125 (15.43%) Finance
21 123 (15.19%) OO
22 120 (14.81%) HTML5
23 114 (14.07%) Dependency Injection
24 113 (13.95%) Web Application Development
24 113 (13.95%) Windows
25 112 (13.83%) REST
26 111 (13.70%) Degree
27 110 (13.58%) MySQL
28 108 (13.33%) WPF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (6.54%) Node.js
2 48 (5.93%) Apache
3 33 (4.07%) JBoss
4 32 (3.95%) CMS
5 23 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 22 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (2.22%) IIS
8 14 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.11%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.86%) WordPress
13 5 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.49%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.37%) Sitefinity
15 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.37%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 30 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 22 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.11%) MS Office
6 5 (0.62%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (2.10%) Magento
2 14 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.20%) SaaS
2 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.37%) GitHub
4 2 (0.25%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.30%) Internet
2 7 (0.86%) Intranet
2 7 (0.86%) HTTP
3 6 (0.74%) PPP
4 2 (0.25%) IPv4
5 1 (0.12%) FTP
5 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 110 (13.58%) MySQL
3 55 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (4.57%) Oracle Database
7 27 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (2.96%) NoSQL
9 23 (2.84%) Relational Database
10 22 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.22%) Big Data
12 17 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.85%) DataStage
15 11 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
17 9 (1.11%) MariaDB
18 7 (0.86%) SQL CLR
18 7 (0.86%) SAP HANA
18 7 (0.86%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 99 (12.22%) NUnit
2 97 (11.98%) Git (software)
3 92 (11.36%) Rhino Mocks
4 91 (11.23%) Eclipse
5 74 (9.14%) Moq
6 73 (9.01%) MSTest
7 69 (8.52%) Subversion
8 60 (7.41%) Ant
9 56 (6.91%) JUnit
10 55 (6.79%) Maven
11 46 (5.68%) Visual Studio
12 43 (5.31%) JIRA
13 33 (4.07%) TestNG
14 23 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (2.72%) Xcode
15 22 (2.72%) jMock
16 20 (2.47%) Mockito
17 16 (1.98%) SoapUI
18 15 (1.85%) Bower
18 15 (1.85%) Grunt
General
1 125 (15.43%) Finance
2 47 (5.80%) Games
3 42 (5.19%) Marketing
4 21 (2.59%) Publishing
5 18 (2.22%) Retail
6 14 (1.73%) Advertising
7 9 (1.11%) Polish Language
7 9 (1.11%) Banking
7 9 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.62%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (56.67%) .NET
2 302 (37.28%) ASP.NET
3 287 (35.43%) HTML
4 234 (28.89%) CSS
5 199 (24.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 172 (21.23%) XML
7 170 (20.99%) Web Services
8 168 (20.74%) jQuery
9 151 (18.64%) WCF
10 127 (15.68%) JSON
11 120 (14.81%) HTML5
12 112 (13.83%) REST
13 108 (13.33%) WPF
14 92 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
15 89 (10.99%) .NET Framework
16 86 (10.62%) CSS3
17 80 (9.88%) Ninject
18 79 (9.75%) AngularJS
19 78 (9.63%) Hibernate
20 75 (9.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.49%) Inversion of Control
2 74 (9.14%) Computer Science
3 72 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 71 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (4.81%) Social Network
6 33 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.96%) iPhone
7 24 (2.96%) Social Media
8 19 (2.35%) User Experience
9 18 (2.22%) W3C
9 18 (2.22%) iPad
9 18 (2.22%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.73%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.23%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.11%) Clustering
12 9 (1.11%) AS400
13 7 (0.86%) Blog
14 6 (0.74%) Physics
15 5 (0.62%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 113 (13.95%) Windows
2 82 (10.12%) Linux
3 72 (8.89%) Android
4 40 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.59%) UNIX
6 15 (1.85%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.49%) CentOS
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (43.09%) MVC
2 341 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (26.30%) TDD
4 184 (22.72%) Scrum
5 123 (15.19%) OO
6 114 (14.07%) Dependency Injection
7 113 (13.95%) Web Application Development
8 108 (13.33%) MVVM
9 102 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
10 91 (11.23%) Kanban
11 88 (10.86%) OOD
12 83 (10.25%) Unit Testing
13 69 (8.52%) Mobile Development
14 61 (7.53%) Android Development
15 59 (7.28%) Web Development
16 54 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (6.17%) UML
18 48 (5.93%) OOP
19 46 (5.68%) Domain-Driven Design
20 42 (5.19%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 415 (51.23%) C#
2 307 (37.90%) JavaScript
3 268 (33.09%) SQL
4 184 (22.72%) Java
5 97 (11.98%) T-SQL
6 67 (8.27%) PHP
7 58 (7.16%) VB.NET
8 40 (4.94%) VB
9 31 (3.83%) PL/SQL
10 26 (3.21%) AspectJ
11 25 (3.09%) Objective-C
12 20 (2.47%) Ruby
13 18 (2.22%) C++
14 17 (2.10%) Python
15 15 (1.85%) VB6
16 10 (1.23%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.23%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.11%) C
17 9 (1.11%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (13.70%) Degree
2 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.74%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) WCAG
2 5 (0.62%) WAI
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 131 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 90 (11.11%) Oracle
3 47 (5.80%) Twitter
4 36 (4.44%) Facebook
5 34 (4.20%) Adobe
6 22 (2.72%) IBM
7 13 (1.60%) Google
8 10 (1.23%) SAP
8 10 (1.23%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.11%) Zend
9 9 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.99%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.74%) Apple
12 5 (0.62%) webMethods
13 4 (0.49%) Appcelerator
13 4 (0.49%) Ektron
14 3 (0.37%) Yahoo!
14 3 (0.37%) Informatica
14 3 (0.37%) Sony
14 3 (0.37%) ESRI
Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45-50k DOE basic + Bonus (up to 25% of basic salary)
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + standard
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: 28 days holiday + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago