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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 83 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 27 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.62% 2.47% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.55% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 39
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
950 1058 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.14% 96.98% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 842 938 960
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dartford +5 3 £36,500 -8.75%
Tunbridge Wells +23 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £21,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) SDLC
2 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
3 14 (43.75%) .NET
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) Degree
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) Progress
8 9 (28.13%) CSS
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 6 (18.75%) jQuery
11 6 (18.75%) HTML5
12 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (15.63%) C++
13 4 (12.50%) STL
13 4 (12.50%) XML
13 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 4 (12.50%) C
13 4 (12.50%) Scrum
13 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (12.50%) Multithreading

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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
1 3 (9.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) AMQP
1 1 (3.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) DataStage
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Moq
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 4 (12.50%) Ajax
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.50%) STL
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Ember.js
7 3 (9.38%) LAMP
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) WinForms
8 2 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (6.25%) WPF
9 1 (3.13%) LINQ
9 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) AS400
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) SDLC
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Web Design
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) PHP 5
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Progress
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle