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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 461 377 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.33% 33.30% 33.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.76% 34.03% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 415 343 309
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1030 1108 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.58% 97.88% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 916 954 877
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 July 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 July 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 +4 114 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Maidstone 0 57 £37,500 - 4
Dartford +1 36 £45,000 - 3
Folkestone +10 30 £37,750 +29.05% 6
West Malling +2 24 £40,750 +8.66% 3
Sevenoaks +4 23 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Tonbridge -1 23 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Canterbury 0 22 £33,750 +22.72% 1
Deal - 5 £37,500 -
Sittingbourne 0 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Faversham - 4 £55,000 -
Rochester -2 2 £33,250 +2.30% 2
Chatham -6 2 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Dover - 2 £38,500 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £30,000 -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 436 (53.96%) .NET
2 407 (50.37%) C#
3 320 (39.60%) SQL Server
4 313 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
5 288 (35.64%) MVC
5 288 (35.64%) JavaScript
6 275 (34.03%) ASP.NET
7 270 (33.42%) SQL
8 263 (32.55%) HTML
9 220 (27.23%) CSS
10 185 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 181 (22.40%) TDD
12 169 (20.92%) jQuery
13 168 (20.79%) Java
14 157 (19.43%) XML
15 149 (18.44%) Finance
16 144 (17.82%) Scrum
17 131 (16.21%) WCF
18 127 (15.72%) HTML5
19 126 (15.59%) Web Services
20 113 (13.99%) Degree
21 109 (13.49%) Git (software)
22 107 (13.24%) .NET Framework
22 107 (13.24%) JSON
23 103 (12.75%) Oracle
24 98 (12.13%) Microsoft
25 97 (12.00%) REST
26 93 (11.51%) CSS3
27 92 (11.39%) WPF
28 91 (11.26%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (7.67%) Node.js
2 33 (4.08%) Apache
3 29 (3.59%) IIS
4 23 (2.85%) CMS
5 22 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.86%) JBoss
8 14 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.24%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.11%) Joomla!
11 7 (0.87%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.50%) WordPress
14 3 (0.37%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.37%) ArcIMS
14 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.12%) Kentico
15 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 36 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.85%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.36%) MS Office
6 5 (0.62%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (1.86%) Magento
2 8 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.95%) SaaS
2 15 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.37%) GitHub
5 2 (0.25%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.97%) Internet
2 7 (0.87%) PPP
3 6 (0.74%) HTTP
4 4 (0.50%) Intranet
5 2 (0.25%) Extranet
5 2 (0.25%) IPv4
5 2 (0.25%) FTP
5 2 (0.25%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 76 (9.41%) MySQL
3 63 (7.80%) Oracle Database
4 53 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (3.84%) NoSQL
9 25 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 25 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
10 21 (2.60%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.60%) Big Data
10 21 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 18 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (1.61%) DataStage
14 13 (1.61%) SQL CLR
15 10 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 109 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 71 (8.79%) NUnit
3 67 (8.29%) Eclipse
4 65 (8.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 62 (7.67%) Subversion
6 58 (7.18%) Moq
7 56 (6.93%) MSTest
8 42 (5.20%) Ant
9 40 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
10 35 (4.33%) Maven
10 35 (4.33%) JIRA
11 32 (3.96%) JUnit
11 32 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (3.71%) Visual Studio
13 28 (3.47%) Xcode
14 15 (1.86%) Jasmine
14 15 (1.86%) jMock
15 14 (1.73%) TestNG
16 11 (1.36%) Grunt
16 11 (1.36%) Mockito
General
1 149 (18.44%) Finance
2 49 (6.06%) Marketing
3 28 (3.47%) Games
4 15 (1.86%) Retail
5 12 (1.49%) Publishing
6 11 (1.36%) Advertising
7 10 (1.24%) Legal
7 10 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.99%) Polish Language
8 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.62%) Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (53.96%) .NET
2 275 (34.03%) ASP.NET
3 263 (32.55%) HTML
4 220 (27.23%) CSS
5 185 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 169 (20.92%) jQuery
7 157 (19.43%) XML
8 131 (16.21%) WCF
9 127 (15.72%) HTML5
10 126 (15.59%) Web Services
11 107 (13.24%) .NET Framework
11 107 (13.24%) JSON
12 97 (12.00%) REST
13 93 (11.51%) CSS3
14 92 (11.39%) WPF
15 73 (9.03%) AngularJS
16 67 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 66 (8.17%) Ninject
18 65 (8.04%) Castle Windsor
19 64 (7.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 70 (8.66%) Inversion of Control
3 68 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (7.92%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.34%) Social Network
7 26 (3.22%) iPhone
8 25 (3.09%) iPad
8 25 (3.09%) Social Media
9 15 (1.86%) User Experience
10 14 (1.73%) W3C
11 10 (1.24%) Streaming Music
12 9 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.87%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.87%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.87%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.74%) Blog
14 6 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 86 (10.64%) Windows
2 67 (8.29%) Linux
3 56 (6.93%) Android
4 43 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 42 (5.20%) UNIX
6 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.62%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (35.64%) MVC
3 181 (22.40%) TDD
4 144 (17.82%) Scrum
5 86 (10.64%) OO
6 85 (10.52%) MVVM
6 85 (10.52%) Dependency Injection
7 83 (10.27%) Web Application Development
8 75 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (9.03%) OOD
10 71 (8.79%) Unit Testing
11 68 (8.42%) Mobile Development
12 65 (8.04%) Kanban
13 57 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (6.93%) Web Development
15 51 (6.31%) Android Development
16 48 (5.94%) UML
17 41 (5.07%) BDD
17 41 (5.07%) OOP
17 41 (5.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 407 (50.37%) C#
2 288 (35.64%) JavaScript
3 270 (33.42%) SQL
4 168 (20.79%) Java
5 91 (11.26%) T-SQL
6 72 (8.91%) PHP
7 50 (6.19%) PL/SQL
8 43 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 42 (5.20%) Ruby
10 33 (4.08%) Objective-C
11 25 (3.09%) Python
12 24 (2.97%) AspectJ
13 22 (2.72%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.35%) C++
15 16 (1.98%) VB
16 12 (1.49%) C
17 11 (1.36%) Apple Swift
18 10 (1.24%) PowerShell
19 5 (0.62%) VB6
20 4 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 113 (13.99%) Degree
2 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.12%) ISEB
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.11%) QA
2 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.62%) WCAG
3 5 (0.62%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 103 (12.75%) Oracle
2 98 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.20%) Twitter
4 37 (4.58%) Facebook
5 25 (3.09%) IBM
6 23 (2.85%) Adobe
7 13 (1.61%) Google
8 12 (1.49%) Zend
9 11 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.99%) Apple
11 7 (0.87%) SAP
11 7 (0.87%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.74%) webMethods
13 4 (0.50%) Yahoo!
13 4 (0.50%) Sony
13 4 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.37%) Informatica
14 3 (0.37%) ESRI
14 3 (0.37%) Teradata
15 2 (0.25%) Ektron
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Broadstairs, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum DOE Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago