The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 80 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 17 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.55% 1.08% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.11% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Programmer
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
1040 1084 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.63% 97.92% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 926 935 870
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 £24,500
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%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Programmer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Kent region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Kent

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Kent

Programmer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 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 -26 2 £25,000 -52.38%
Maidstone -1 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Xcode
2 10 (34.48%) Objective-C
2 10 (34.48%) RESTful
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
2 10 (34.48%) iOS Development
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile Development
2 10 (34.48%) Apple Swift
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (27.59%) Degree
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) XML
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 5 (17.24%) VB
7 5 (17.24%) C#
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle9i Database
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Xcode
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.45%) Moq
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) RESTful
2 7 (24.14%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) iOS Development
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile Development
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) System Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) RUP
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Objective-C
2 10 (34.48%) Apple Swift
3 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) VB
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
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