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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 333 367 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.05% 33.58% 26.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.94% 34.36% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 290 330 198
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1011 1068 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.31% 97.71% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 850 917 710
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -1 50 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Dartford +8 39 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Tunbridge Wells +1 18 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Chatham +5 15 £45,000 - 2
Canterbury +3 15 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Stansted +1 11 £52,500 -
Tonbridge +2 10 £38,750 -22.50% 2
West Malling +2 10 £43,750 -2.77%
Sittingbourne - 7 £45,000 - 1
Folkestone -8 6 £33,500 -10.66%
Cranbrook - 6 £40,000 - 1
Broadstairs - 5 £47,500 -
Rochester - 5 £40,000 - 1
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Gravesend - 1 - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 464 (65.44%) .NET
2 399 (56.28%) C#
3 375 (52.89%) SQL Server
4 340 (47.95%) ASP.NET
5 299 (42.17%) HTML
6 289 (40.76%) MVC
7 283 (39.92%) JavaScript
8 255 (35.97%) SQL
9 249 (35.12%) CSS
10 182 (25.67%) Microsoft
11 161 (22.71%) TDD
12 156 (22.00%) jQuery
13 155 (21.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 145 (20.45%) WCF
15 129 (18.19%) Scrum
16 124 (17.49%) T-SQL
17 109 (15.37%) OO
18 108 (15.23%) Windows
19 106 (14.95%) VB.NET
20 103 (14.53%) Degree
21 91 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 90 (12.69%) Java
23 88 (12.41%) WPF
24 86 (12.13%) HTML5
25 83 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
26 79 (11.14%) .NET Framework
27 78 (11.00%) Web Application Development
28 72 (10.16%) Finance
29 70 (9.87%) WinForms
30 68 (9.59%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 52 (7.33%) IIS
2 26 (3.67%) Node.js
3 24 (3.39%) CMS
4 16 (2.26%) Apache
5 14 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
8 9 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.27%) Joomla!
8 9 (1.27%) IBM Connections
9 7 (0.99%) Drupal
10 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.42%) TYPO3
11 3 (0.42%) Kentico
12 2 (0.28%) Mule
13 1 (0.14%) WordPress
13 1 (0.14%) DNN
13 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 58 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.71%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.28%) INSURE/90
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.69%) SaaS
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.37%) Internet
2 15 (2.12%) Intranet
3 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.71%) HTTP
5 4 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.42%) SSL
7 2 (0.28%) SAN
7 2 (0.28%) CTI
7 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.28%) FTP
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (52.89%) SQL Server
2 91 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (8.89%) MySQL
5 58 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 29 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (3.10%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.40%) SQL CLR
11 14 (1.97%) DTS
12 12 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (1.55%) OLAP
14 7 (0.99%) Redis
14 7 (0.99%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.85%) SQLite
16 5 (0.71%) Spotfire
16 5 (0.71%) QlikView
16 5 (0.71%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 38 (5.36%) NUnit
2 37 (5.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 35 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 33 (4.65%) Maven
4 33 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 30 (4.23%) Moq
6 29 (4.09%) MSTest
7 23 (3.24%) Jasmine
8 15 (2.12%) Karma Test Runner
9 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.83%) JUnit
10 12 (1.69%) Ant
10 12 (1.69%) Subversion
10 12 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.69%) Xcode
11 9 (1.27%) TestNG
12 8 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (1.13%) Grunt
13 4 (0.56%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.42%) Mockito
General
1 72 (10.16%) Finance
2 28 (3.95%) Advertising
2 28 (3.95%) Marketing
3 24 (3.39%) Games
4 23 (3.24%) Publishing
5 15 (2.12%) Retail
6 14 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.27%) Legal
8 7 (0.99%) Avionics
9 5 (0.71%) Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (65.44%) .NET
2 340 (47.95%) ASP.NET
3 299 (42.17%) HTML
4 249 (35.12%) CSS
5 156 (22.00%) jQuery
6 155 (21.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 145 (20.45%) WCF
8 88 (12.41%) WPF
9 86 (12.13%) HTML5
10 79 (11.14%) .NET Framework
11 70 (9.87%) WinForms
12 66 (9.31%) Web Services
12 66 (9.31%) XML
13 60 (8.46%) REST
14 59 (8.32%) KnockoutJS
14 59 (8.32%) Ajax
15 55 (7.76%) CSS3
16 48 (6.77%) JSON
17 46 (6.49%) Spring
18 44 (6.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 54 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.80%) Inversion of Control
5 21 (2.96%) Social Media
6 19 (2.68%) Social Network
6 19 (2.68%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.40%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.97%) BBC
9 12 (1.69%) Open Source
10 11 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.41%) NHS
11 10 (1.41%) Physics
12 9 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.27%) iPhone
13 8 (1.13%) SystemC
13 8 (1.13%) Chemistry
14 6 (0.85%) W3C
15 5 (0.71%) Blog
16 3 (0.42%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 108 (15.23%) Windows
2 32 (4.51%) Linux
3 28 (3.95%) Android
4 19 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.71%) UNIX
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (40.76%) MVC
2 161 (22.71%) TDD
3 129 (18.19%) Scrum
4 109 (15.37%) OO
5 83 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (11.00%) Web Application Development
7 68 (9.59%) Web Development
8 56 (7.90%) OOD
9 52 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 50 (7.05%) E-Commerce
11 49 (6.91%) MVVM
12 47 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 46 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
14 45 (6.35%) Kanban
15 43 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (4.94%) BDD
18 34 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
19 32 (4.51%) SOA
19 32 (4.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 399 (56.28%) C#
2 283 (39.92%) JavaScript
3 255 (35.97%) SQL
4 124 (17.49%) T-SQL
5 106 (14.95%) VB.NET
6 90 (12.69%) Java
7 46 (6.49%) PHP
8 40 (5.64%) VB
9 29 (4.09%) VB6
10 22 (3.10%) C
11 15 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.97%) Ruby
13 12 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.27%) LotusScript
14 9 (1.27%) Formula Language
15 8 (1.13%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.13%) XPath
16 6 (0.85%) VBA
16 6 (0.85%) C++
17 4 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 103 (14.53%) Degree
2 42 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.40%) MCTS
4 10 (1.41%) MCP
5 6 (0.85%) MCAD
5 6 (0.85%) MCSD
6 4 (0.56%) MCPD
7 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.83%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 182 (25.67%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.04%) Oracle
3 38 (5.36%) Google
4 29 (4.09%) Facebook
5 15 (2.12%) Apple
6 14 (1.97%) Sony
6 14 (1.97%) Cognos
6 14 (1.97%) Yahoo!
7 13 (1.83%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.69%) Twitter
8 12 (1.69%) Adobe
8 12 (1.69%) JBoss
9 11 (1.55%) IBM
10 9 (1.27%) Lotus
11 7 (0.99%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.99%) Ektron
12 6 (0.85%) Red Gate
12 6 (0.85%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.71%) Remedy
13 5 (0.71%) Business Objects
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £47 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent (TN1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 40k (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cranbrook
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago