The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 78 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 31 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.44% 1.16% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.25% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 1119 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.98% 92.94% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 994 940 676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Programmer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 7 £45,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Maidstone -30 2 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 - 3
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) C#
3 28 (60.87%) SQL
3 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 23 (50.00%) MVC
6 18 (39.13%) HTML
7 16 (34.78%) jQuery
7 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 16 (34.78%) CSS
8 12 (26.09%) SOA
8 12 (26.09%) VB.NET
9 11 (23.91%) OO
9 11 (23.91%) WCF
10 10 (21.74%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) MySQL
10 10 (21.74%) PHP
10 10 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (19.57%) REST
11 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
11 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (19.57%) Web Services
11 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.57%) Degree
12 8 (17.39%) TDD
13 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.22%) Finance
14 6 (13.04%) FileNet
14 6 (13.04%) Workflow

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (13.04%) FileNet
2 4 (8.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) MySQL
3 6 (13.04%) OLAP
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.17%) Moq
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 18 (39.13%) HTML
4 16 (34.78%) jQuery
4 16 (34.78%) CSS
5 11 (23.91%) WCF
6 10 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (19.57%) REST
7 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (19.57%) Web Services
8 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (13.04%) LAMP
9 6 (13.04%) XML
9 6 (13.04%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (10.87%) Ember.js
10 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (10.87%) WinForms
11 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) MVC
2 12 (26.09%) SOA
3 11 (23.91%) OO
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.04%) Workflow
7 6 (13.04%) Process Management
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) OOP
7 6 (13.04%) Kanban
7 6 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) MVVM
9 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.35%) CRM
10 2 (4.35%) Business Development
10 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (2.17%) BDD
11 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) C#
2 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) VB.NET
4 10 (21.74%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.17%) RPG
8 1 (2.17%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Metastorm
1 6 (13.04%) Open Text
1 6 (13.04%) IBM
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.04%) Pega
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Canterbury, Kent
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago