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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Kent
Rank 67 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.20% 1.53% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.57% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 25
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
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
796 1086 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.31% 97.66% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 617 940 899
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 - 5 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 - 2
West Malling - 3 £34,000 -
Dartford -2 2 £32,000 -14.66% 2
Rochester - 1 - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 24 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) MVC
3 18 (75.00%) .NET
4 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) SDLC
9 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (25.00%) WinForms
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 4 (16.67%) Scrum
11 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.67%) Degree
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
11 4 (16.67%) SOAP
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) Solaris

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 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Moq
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Billing
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) WinForms
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (12.50%) WCF
8 3 (12.50%) XHTML
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) XSLT
9 2 (8.33%) LINQ
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) API Development
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.50%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) Delphi
6 3 (12.50%) ECMAScript
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago