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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 56 53 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 53 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.80% 4.48% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 4.63% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 11
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
957 1144 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.60% 96.70% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 869 979 955
Average salary £36,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.04% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -4 5 £37,500 -13.79%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £32,500 -
West Malling +9 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Dartford - 3 £40,000 -
Sevenoaks -7 2 £21,500 -54.73%
Rochester - 2 £42,500 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 41 (69.49%) .NET
2 40 (67.80%) C#
3 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (47.46%) HTML
4 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
5 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
6 25 (42.37%) jQuery
7 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
7 22 (37.29%) MVC
8 20 (33.90%) CSS
9 18 (30.51%) Windows
9 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.81%) SQL
11 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
12 12 (20.34%) Degree
12 12 (20.34%) Marketing
12 12 (20.34%) TDD
12 12 (20.34%) OOD
13 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
13 11 (18.64%) OO
14 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
14 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (15.25%) BDD
15 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
15 9 (15.25%) WPF
15 9 (15.25%) SOAP
15 9 (15.25%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (1.69%) Node.js
1 1 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
1 4 (6.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (6.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.69%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) MySQL
4 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.78%) DataStage
6 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Subversion
3 5 (8.47%) PEAR
4 4 (6.78%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.69%) NUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 12 (20.34%) Marketing
2 6 (10.17%) Games
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) .NET
2 28 (47.46%) HTML
3 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
4 25 (42.37%) jQuery
5 20 (33.90%) CSS
6 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (15.25%) WPF
8 9 (15.25%) SOAP
9 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.86%) WCF
10 7 (11.86%) XHTML
10 7 (11.86%) Web Services
11 6 (10.17%) XML
11 6 (10.17%) STL
12 5 (8.47%) Ajax
12 5 (8.47%) Yii
12 5 (8.47%) Entity Framework
12 5 (8.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Social Media
3 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.78%) AS400
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Physics
4 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.39%) W3C
5 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) MVC
3 12 (20.34%) TDD
3 12 (20.34%) OOD
4 11 (18.64%) OO
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.95%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.25%) BDD
7 8 (13.56%) OOP
7 8 (13.56%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (11.86%) Open Source
9 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
10 5 (8.47%) MVVM
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.47%) ERP
11 4 (6.78%) ETL
11 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.78%) Content Management
11 4 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) C++
5 8 (13.56%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.86%) PHP
7 5 (8.47%) Python
8 4 (6.78%) C
9 3 (5.08%) Ruby
9 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.08%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.39%) Fortran
10 2 (3.39%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Twitter
3 5 (8.47%) Facebook
3 5 (8.47%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Zend
4 4 (6.78%) Adobe
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
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