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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
South East / Kent
Rank 81 64 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.48% 3.36% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 3.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 6
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +1.26%

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
805 1016 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.34% 97.50% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 641 899 947
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (46.15%) VB
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Time Management
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) SOLID
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (23.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)

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 (23.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (15.38%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) SOLID
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Document Composition
5 1 (7.69%) Post-Production
5 1 (7.69%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) COBOL
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards