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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 78 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.50% 2.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 3
Median salary £40,000 £29,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -43.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
855 1031 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.39% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 758 947 798
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £42,500 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 17 (73.91%) C#
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) WCF
3 10 (43.48%) Time Management
3 10 (43.48%) VB
3 10 (43.48%) XML
3 10 (43.48%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) DataStage
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) RPG
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) AS400
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Windows
8 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) ERP
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.70%) C++

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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DataStage
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) WCF
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) AS400
3 2 (8.70%) VAX
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Time Management
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) VB
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) RPG
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) COBOL
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) RPG III
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards