The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 48 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 39.02% 40.83% 45.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.74% 40.83% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 37
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 120 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 93.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 107 110 83
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Maidstone region.

Developer Salary Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 64 (81.01%) .NET
2 43 (54.43%) SQL Server
3 42 (53.16%) C#
4 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (36.71%) MVC
6 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET
7 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
8 25 (31.65%) HTML
8 25 (31.65%) CSS
9 23 (29.11%) SQL
9 23 (29.11%) VB.NET
10 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (24.05%) jQuery
13 16 (20.25%) TDD
13 16 (20.25%) Finance
14 15 (18.99%) Java
15 13 (16.46%) Project Management
16 12 (15.19%) OO
16 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (15.19%) WCF
16 12 (15.19%) Dependency Injection
16 12 (15.19%) Node.js
16 12 (15.19%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (13.92%) OOD
18 10 (12.66%) Streaming Music
18 10 (12.66%) Domain-Driven Design
18 10 (12.66%) Web Application Development
18 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (12.66%) Ninject

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.19%) Node.js
2 6 (7.59%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.80%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (54.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.86%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.53%) SAP BI
6 2 (2.53%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) NUnit
3 3 (3.80%) NetBeans
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.80%) NuGet
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.53%) Xcode
5 1 (1.27%) Ant
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) PEAR
5 1 (1.27%) MSTest
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
5 1 (1.27%) Android Studio
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (81.01%) .NET
2 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET
3 25 (31.65%) CSS
3 25 (31.65%) HTML
4 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (24.05%) jQuery
6 12 (15.19%) WCF
6 12 (15.19%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (12.66%) Ninject
8 9 (11.39%) HTML5
9 8 (10.13%) XML
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (8.86%) Web Services
11 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.59%) CSS3
11 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
13 4 (5.06%) SOAP
13 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Streaming Music
2 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.80%) Social Media
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.06%) Android
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) MVC
3 16 (20.25%) TDD
4 13 (16.46%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (15.19%) OO
6 11 (13.92%) OOD
7 10 (12.66%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (12.66%) Web Application Development
7 10 (12.66%) SDLC
8 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Line Management
10 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.06%) Scrum
11 3 (3.80%) UML
11 3 (3.80%) Mobile First
11 3 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) C#
2 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.11%) SQL
3 23 (29.11%) VB.NET
4 15 (18.99%) Java
5 7 (8.86%) C
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.80%) VB
9 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.53%) VB6
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) PHP5
10 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.27%) Python
10 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Zend
3 3 (3.80%) Twitter
3 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.53%) Facebook
4 2 (2.53%) Apple
4 2 (2.53%) SAP