The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 25 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.17% 14.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 14.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software 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
91 224 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 98.91% 100.00% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 82 147 62
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Maidstone

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Zend
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Yii
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) XHTML
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) PEAR
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) Yii
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) Google Maps API
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Zend
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft