The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 61 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.41% 1.40% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 1.44% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
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
965 1042 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.29% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 794 902 666
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Kent region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

Software Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
(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
Maidstone - 8 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Dartford - 4 £43,750 -
Folkestone - 2 £34,000 -
Stansted - 2 £55,000 -
Sevenoaks +3 1 £40,000 - 1
Chatham - 1 £47,500 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 57 (66.28%) .NET
2 52 (60.47%) C#
3 40 (46.51%) SQL Server
4 37 (43.02%) HTML
5 36 (41.86%) JavaScript
6 34 (39.53%) CSS
7 33 (38.37%) MVC
8 32 (37.21%) ASP.NET
9 25 (29.07%) Java
10 23 (26.74%) MySQL
10 23 (26.74%) OO
11 22 (25.58%) Maven
12 21 (24.42%) VB.NET
12 21 (24.42%) SQL
12 21 (24.42%) Degree
12 21 (24.42%) WPF
13 20 (23.26%) REST
14 19 (22.09%) Windows
14 19 (22.09%) OOD
14 19 (22.09%) Hibernate
15 18 (20.93%) Oracle
16 17 (19.77%) WCF
16 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (18.60%) Spring Integration
17 16 (18.60%) Spring
17 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
18 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
19 14 (16.28%) VB
19 14 (16.28%) VB6

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.95%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) Apache
2 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (1.16%) Documentum
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
1 5 (5.81%) SSL
2 3 (3.49%) Intranet
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.74%) MySQL
3 17 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.16%) DTS
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.16%) StreamInsight
8 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Maven
2 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.14%) Subversion
4 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) Mockito
5 2 (2.33%) jMock
5 2 (2.33%) Gradle
5 2 (2.33%) Ant
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Games
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (66.28%) .NET
2 37 (43.02%) HTML
3 34 (39.53%) CSS
4 32 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 21 (24.42%) WPF
6 20 (23.26%) REST
7 19 (22.09%) Hibernate
8 17 (19.77%) WCF
9 16 (18.60%) Spring Integration
9 16 (18.60%) Spring
10 14 (16.28%) JSON
11 13 (15.12%) jQuery
12 12 (13.95%) Silverlight
13 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (12.79%) MSMQ
13 11 (12.79%) WinForms
14 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
15 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
15 8 (9.30%) Web Services
16 7 (8.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Physics
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.33%) Animation
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Social Network
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) MVC
2 23 (26.74%) OO
3 19 (22.09%) OOD
4 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
6 13 (15.12%) Web Development
7 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.79%) Scrum
9 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.81%) User Stories
12 5 (5.81%) Kanban
12 5 (5.81%) MVVM
13 4 (4.65%) Software Architecture
13 4 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.65%) Web Design
14 3 (3.49%) TDD
14 3 (3.49%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) C#
2 36 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.07%) Java
4 21 (24.42%) VB.NET
4 21 (24.42%) SQL
5 14 (16.28%) VB
5 14 (16.28%) VB6
6 8 (9.30%) C++
7 7 (8.14%) PHP
7 7 (8.14%) C
8 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.81%) Perl
10 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) XPath
11 1 (1.16%) XAML
11 1 (1.16%) Fortran
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.16%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.81%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Percona
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.16%) Twitter
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 14 days ago