The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Kent
Rank 79 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 1.35% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.39% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 32
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
799 1010 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.44% 97.49% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 638 900 971
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Chatham - 4 £42,500 -
Maidstone -15 2 £46,250 - 1
Rochester - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) WCF
8 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (26.67%) SOAP
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Solaris
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) UML
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (20.00%) XHTML
9 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (20.00%) ECMAScript

Software Developer 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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Redis
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
8 2 (13.33%) LINQ
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 2 (13.33%) WinForms
9 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) CQRS
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) ECMAScript
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) Delphi
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
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