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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 78 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 40 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.01% 4.12% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 4.26% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 36
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £48,750
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
979 939 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.49% 96.70% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 861 848 971
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,460
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Stansted - 3 £45,000 -
Dartford -4 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Tunbridge Wells +4 1 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Folkestone - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 20 (52.63%) .NET
3 18 (47.37%) C#
4 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) SDLC
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.95%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) QA
9 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 10 (26.32%) Progress
9 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
9 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 9 (23.68%) Spring
10 9 (23.68%) CSS
10 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
10 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement
11 7 (18.42%) HTML5
11 7 (18.42%) jQuery
11 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.79%) TDD
12 6 (15.79%) Windows
12 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 5 (13.16%) MVC
14 4 (10.53%) Scrum
14 4 (10.53%) MySQL
14 4 (10.53%) PHP

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 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) CMS
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
2 1 (2.63%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) DataStage
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) gulp
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
1 20 (52.63%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
3 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
4 7 (18.42%) jQuery
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Ajax
7 3 (7.89%) Ember.js
7 3 (7.89%) LAMP
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) STL
7 3 (7.89%) WinForms
7 3 (7.89%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) CSS3
9 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) SDLC
3 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) ERP
9 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Data Management
10 2 (5.26%) ETL
10 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.26%) Web Design
11 1 (2.63%) BDD
11 1 (2.63%) OO
11 1 (2.63%) OOP
11 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) C
5 3 (7.89%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) PHP 5
5 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Progress
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
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