Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 107 95
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 16 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.22% 1.29% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.31% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 48
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1289 1677 2185
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 98.24% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1486 1958
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Kent

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Kent.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in Kent

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Kent

Applications 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 Applications Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 6 £39,250 -
Folkestone 0 4 £35,000 -12.50%
West Malling - 1 £57,500 -
Applications Developer
South East

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Applications 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 Applications Developer in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 5 (31.25%) Angular 2
7 5 (31.25%) Advertising
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) Statistics
8 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (25.00%) Physics
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (18.75%) SaaS
9 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Mule
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) webpack
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Advertising
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) Angular 2
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
8 2 (12.50%) React
9 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) LINQ
9 1 (6.25%) Spring
9 1 (6.25%) WinForms
9 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (18.75%) PMI
2 3 (18.75%) Social Network
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Physics
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Microservices
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) SOLID
7 2 (12.50%) Android Development
7 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 2 (12.50%) MVVM
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 2 (12.50%) ECMAScript
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle