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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 56 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.30% 1.73% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 1.77% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 9 £40,000 - 2
Stansted - 4 £55,000 -
Dartford - 4 £43,750 -
Folkestone - 3 £34,000 -
Canterbury - 3 - - 1
Tonbridge +9 2 £24,000 -52.00%
West Malling - 2 £37,500 -
Chatham - 2 £47,500 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (69.79%) C#
2 65 (67.71%) .NET
3 44 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 39 (40.63%) HTML
4 39 (40.63%) MVC
5 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
6 31 (32.29%) CSS
7 30 (31.25%) SQL
8 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 25 (26.04%) OO
9 25 (26.04%) Windows
9 25 (26.04%) WPF
10 24 (25.00%) WCF
10 24 (25.00%) Java
11 23 (23.96%) Degree
12 21 (21.88%) VB.NET
13 20 (20.83%) Maven
13 20 (20.83%) REST
14 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
14 19 (19.79%) OOD
14 19 (19.79%) MySQL
15 18 (18.75%) Oracle
15 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 16 (16.67%) Spring Integration
16 16 (16.67%) Spring
17 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
18 14 (14.58%) VB
18 14 (14.58%) VB6

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (13.54%) IIS
2 5 (5.21%) Apache
2 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
1 3 (3.13%) SSL
1 3 (3.13%) Intranet
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) MySQL
3 18 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) SQLite
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.04%) DTS
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) StreamInsight
9 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Maven
2 9 (9.38%) Xcode
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Subversion
5 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.08%) Ant
6 2 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Mockito
6 2 (2.08%) Gradle
6 2 (2.08%) jMock
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Games
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.13%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (67.71%) .NET
2 39 (40.63%) HTML
3 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
4 31 (32.29%) CSS
5 25 (26.04%) WPF
6 24 (25.00%) WCF
7 20 (20.83%) REST
8 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
9 16 (16.67%) Spring
9 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 16 (16.67%) Spring Integration
10 14 (14.58%) WinForms
10 14 (14.58%) JSON
11 13 (13.54%) Silverlight
11 13 (13.54%) jQuery
12 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (12.50%) MSMQ
13 10 (10.42%) Web Services
14 9 (9.38%) Cocoa
14 9 (9.38%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 12 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.25%) SystemC
2 6 (6.25%) NHS
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.08%) Animation
4 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.08%) Physics
5 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Android
2 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Phone
4 4 (4.17%) Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) MVC
2 25 (26.04%) OO
3 19 (19.79%) OOD
4 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.46%) Web Development
8 10 (10.42%) MVVM
9 9 (9.38%) Scrum
10 7 (7.29%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) TDD
11 6 (6.25%) iOS Development
12 4 (4.17%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (4.17%) Software Architecture
12 4 (4.17%) Web Design
12 4 (4.17%) SOA
13 3 (3.13%) CRM
13 3 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.79%) C#
2 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.25%) SQL
4 24 (25.00%) Java
5 21 (21.88%) VB.NET
6 14 (14.58%) VB
6 14 (14.58%) VB6
7 10 (10.42%) C
8 9 (9.38%) Objective-C
8 9 (9.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.25%) C++
10 4 (4.17%) PHP
11 3 (3.13%) Perl
12 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.04%) Python
12 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.04%) XAML
12 1 (1.04%) XPath
12 1 (1.04%) PHP5
12 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) MCP
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.08%) MCTS
2 2 (2.08%) MCPD
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.13%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Percona
3 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) Twitter
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) DevExpress
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