The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 59 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.91% 1.61% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 1.66% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 2
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +27.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1024 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.78% 97.06% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 949 873 683
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 11 £40,000 - 1
Stansted - 8 £55,000 -
West Malling - 4 £37,500 -
Tonbridge +3 2 £24,000 -52.00%
Sevenoaks 0 2 £47,500 +8.57%
Chatham - 2 £47,500 -
Dartford - 2 £43,750 - 2
Folkestone - 1 £25,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 82 (80.39%) C#
2 76 (74.51%) .NET
3 48 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 47 (46.08%) MVC
5 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
6 36 (35.29%) HTML
6 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 34 (33.33%) SQL
8 31 (30.39%) Windows
9 30 (29.41%) WCF
9 30 (29.41%) OO
10 28 (27.45%) CSS
11 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.47%) .NET Framework
12 26 (25.49%) WPF
13 24 (23.53%) Degree
14 22 (21.57%) REST
15 19 (18.63%) Java
15 19 (18.63%) VB.NET
15 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
16 18 (17.65%) Cocoa
16 18 (17.65%) Android
16 18 (17.65%) Apple iOS
17 17 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
17 17 (16.67%) Mobile App
17 17 (16.67%) Oracle
18 16 (15.69%) VB
18 16 (15.69%) Xcode
18 16 (15.69%) Objective-C
18 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (14.71%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.96%) Mule
3 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.98%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.73%) MySQL
5 9 (8.82%) SQLite
6 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) DTS
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.98%) StreamInsight
8 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Xcode
2 15 (14.71%) Maven
3 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.96%) Mockito
4 2 (1.96%) Gradle
4 2 (1.96%) jMock
4 2 (1.96%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Ant
4 2 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Games
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (74.51%) .NET
2 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 36 (35.29%) HTML
3 30 (29.41%) WCF
4 28 (27.45%) CSS
5 27 (26.47%) .NET Framework
6 26 (25.49%) WPF
7 22 (21.57%) REST
8 18 (17.65%) Cocoa
9 17 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
10 15 (14.71%) Silverlight
11 14 (13.73%) Spring Integration
11 14 (13.73%) WinForms
11 14 (13.73%) Spring
11 14 (13.73%) MSMQ
11 14 (13.73%) Hibernate
11 14 (13.73%) Web Services
12 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (11.76%) JSON
14 9 (8.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.78%) SystemC
4 7 (6.86%) NHS
5 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.96%) Animation
6 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.96%) Physics
7 1 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Windows
2 18 (17.65%) Android
2 18 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.78%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) MVC
2 30 (29.41%) OO
3 19 (18.63%) Software Engineering
4 15 (14.71%) MVVM
5 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 13 (12.75%) iOS Development
6 13 (12.75%) OOP
6 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.75%) OOD
7 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.78%) SOA
9 6 (5.88%) TDD
9 6 (5.88%) Web Development
10 4 (3.92%) Scrum
10 4 (3.92%) Project Management
10 4 (3.92%) Android Development
11 3 (2.94%) CRM
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (2.94%) Workflow
11 3 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 82 (80.39%) C#
2 34 (33.33%) SQL
3 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.63%) Java
4 19 (18.63%) VB.NET
5 16 (15.69%) VB
5 16 (15.69%) Objective-C
6 12 (11.76%) VB6
6 12 (11.76%) C
7 10 (9.80%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.88%) C++
9 5 (4.90%) XAML
10 4 (3.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.98%) Python
11 1 (0.98%) XPath
11 1 (0.98%) PHP5
11 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) MCP
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.82%) MCTS
2 9 (8.82%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (7.84%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) Thunderhead
4 1 (0.98%) VMware
4 1 (0.98%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.98%) Twitter
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive Depending On Experience
Posted: 24 days ago