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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 61 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 39 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.56% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 0.80% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 17
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £31,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average 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
1063 1006 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.99% 96.73% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 940 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Stansted - 10 £45,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 4 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £26,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 - 1
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 52 (70.27%) SQL
2 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 36 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 34 (45.95%) C#
3 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 30 (40.54%) Oracle
5 30 (40.54%) Linux
6 29 (39.19%) PL/SQL
7 27 (36.49%) XML
8 25 (33.78%) .NET
8 25 (33.78%) Finance
8 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
9 21 (28.38%) Oracle9i Database
9 21 (28.38%) Oracle Database
10 20 (27.03%) jQuery
11 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
12 18 (24.32%) CSS
13 16 (21.62%) Degree
13 16 (21.62%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (21.62%) Unix
13 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
13 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
14 15 (20.27%) MVC
14 15 (20.27%) Windows
15 14 (18.92%) IIS
15 14 (18.92%) C++
15 14 (18.92%) Java
15 14 (18.92%) WFM

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (18.92%) IIS
2 9 (12.16%) Apache
3 6 (8.11%) CMS
3 6 (8.11%) WordPress
4 4 (5.41%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (8.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) SaaS
2 6 (8.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) Oracle Database
2 21 (28.38%) Oracle9i Database
3 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
5 10 (13.51%) MySQL
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.70%) DataStage
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) TestNG
5 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) XML
3 25 (33.78%) .NET
4 20 (27.03%) jQuery
5 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
5 18 (24.32%) CSS
6 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
7 14 (18.92%) Ember.js
7 14 (18.92%) HTML5
8 9 (12.16%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (12.16%) Web Services
9 7 (9.46%) WCF
9 7 (9.46%) WPF
10 6 (8.11%) Ajax
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.11%) LAMP
10 6 (8.11%) MSMQ
11 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.41%) J2EE
11 4 (5.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Integration
2 8 (10.81%) User Experience
3 5 (6.76%) AS400
4 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) Unix
3 15 (20.27%) Windows
4 4 (5.41%) Android
5 3 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.27%) MVC
4 14 (18.92%) WFM
5 11 (14.86%) Data Analysis
6 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) ETL
8 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.11%) ERP
8 6 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.11%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) System Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.70%) Migration
11 2 (2.70%) Time Management
12 1 (1.35%) Change Control
12 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) SQL
2 36 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 34 (45.95%) C#
4 29 (39.19%) PL/SQL
5 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
6 14 (18.92%) C++
6 14 (18.92%) Java
7 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
8 10 (13.51%) PHP
9 5 (6.76%) C
9 5 (6.76%) RPG
10 4 (5.41%) Scala
11 3 (4.05%) Python
12 2 (2.70%) VB
13 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
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