The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sevenoaks 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 6 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 21.74% 14.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 21.74% 18.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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 Sevenoaks 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
Sevenoaks
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 100.00% 77.14% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 24
Average salary £32,500 £44,000 £23,428
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +87.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £39,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £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 Sevenoaks

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Sevenoaks

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Sevenoaks region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sevenoaks

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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 17 (89.47%) Physics
1 17 (89.47%) Computer Science
1 17 (89.47%) Visualisation
2 14 (73.68%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Fortran
4 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) MATLAB
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) OOD
5 9 (47.37%) Degree
5 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
6 8 (42.11%) PhD
6 8 (42.11%) C
6 8 (42.11%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) Mathematica
8 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
8 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) R
8 3 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
8 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
8 3 (15.79%) Image Processing
9 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.53%) WCF
9 2 (10.53%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.53%) WCF
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Physics
1 17 (89.47%) Computer Science
1 17 (89.47%) Visualisation
2 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) Image Processing
3 3 (15.79%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Fortran
3 9 (47.37%) MATLAB
3 9 (47.37%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) C
4 8 (42.11%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) R
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) PhD
3 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft