The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 81 68 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% 2.89% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 2.94% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 7
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
783 1090 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.24% 98.38% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 679 973 1023
Median salary £44,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) MVC
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 10 (62.50%) WCF
4 10 (62.50%) Time Management
4 10 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) XML
4 10 (62.50%) VB
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) WCF
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (12.50%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 10 (62.50%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) SOLID
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Document Composition
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) VB
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) COBOL
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards