Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 403 560 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 30.42% 32.48% 38.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.05% 33.08% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 352 502 779
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,375 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1298 1693 2128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.20% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1495 1903
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,025
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%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Kent

Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Developer in Kent

Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Kent

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 Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 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
Tunbridge Wells 0 100 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Dartford -1 44 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Maidstone -1 35 £40,000 -11.11% 5
West Malling +1 24 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Westerham +1 19 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Chatham -3 15 £35,500 -23.24% 1
Folkestone -2 14 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Canterbury 0 13 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Tonbridge +1 7 £45,000 -12.20%
Dover - 7 £27,500 -
Stansted 0 6 £27,500 -42.11%
Sevenoaks 0 5 £42,500 -26.09%
Sittingbourne -4 5 £52,500 +16.67%
Whitstable +2 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Rochester -4 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 242 (60.05%) C#
2 239 (59.31%) .NET
3 233 (57.82%) JavaScript
4 191 (47.39%) SQL Server
5 185 (45.91%) HTML
6 181 (44.91%) CSS
7 162 (40.20%) MVC
8 161 (39.95%) ASP.NET
9 136 (33.75%) SQL
10 133 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 122 (30.27%) AngularJS
12 122 (30.27%) TDD
13 113 (28.04%) Web Development
14 88 (21.84%) WCF
15 85 (21.09%) jQuery
16 81 (20.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 76 (18.86%) PHP
18 75 (18.61%) Node.js
19 74 (18.36%) SQL Server 2016
20 73 (18.11%) MySQL
21 72 (17.87%) Web Application Development
22 69 (17.12%) Finance
23 67 (16.63%) HTML5
24 66 (16.38%) Scrum
25 64 (15.88%) .NET Framework
26 62 (15.38%) OO
27 57 (14.14%) Git (software)
28 55 (13.65%) RESTful
28 55 (13.65%) Entity Framework

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 20 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.73%) Apache
2 11 (2.73%) IIS
3 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.49%) WordPress
4 3 (0.74%) Confluence
5 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.50%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.25%) Mule
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Magento
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (2.23%) SaaS
2 5 (1.24%) GitHub
3 4 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.74%) npm
5 2 (0.50%) Google Play
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.25%) Firebase
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.96%) Broadband
2 8 (1.99%) Internet
2 8 (1.99%) PPP
3 5 (1.24%) Intranet
4 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) CDMA
5 1 (0.25%) GSM
5 1 (0.25%) LTE
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (47.39%) SQL Server
2 74 (18.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 73 (18.11%) MySQL
4 45 (11.17%) NoSQL
5 25 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.97%) Redis
9 13 (3.23%) Big Data
9 13 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.74%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.49%) Power BI
15 5 (1.24%) GIS
Development Applications
1 57 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.19%) Moq
3 27 (6.70%) NUnit
4 20 (4.96%) MSTest
5 19 (4.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 15 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.99%) MSBuild
7 8 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.49%) Subversion
9 5 (1.24%) JIRA
10 4 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.99%) Selenium
10 4 (0.99%) webpack
11 3 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.74%) Mocha
11 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 69 (17.12%) Finance
2 30 (7.44%) Music Industry
3 29 (7.20%) Advertising
4 28 (6.95%) Marketing
5 20 (4.96%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.47%) Retail
7 12 (2.98%) Games
8 6 (1.49%) Electronics
9 5 (1.24%) Automotive
9 5 (1.24%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.99%) Back Office
10 4 (0.99%) Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Ukrainian Language
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (59.31%) .NET
2 185 (45.91%) HTML
3 181 (44.91%) CSS
4 161 (39.95%) ASP.NET
5 126 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 122 (30.27%) AngularJS
7 88 (21.84%) WCF
8 85 (21.09%) jQuery
9 81 (20.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (18.61%) Node.js
11 67 (16.63%) HTML5
12 64 (15.88%) .NET Framework
13 55 (13.65%) Entity Framework
13 55 (13.65%) RESTful
14 50 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 46 (11.41%) CSS3
16 41 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
17 38 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 36 (8.93%) WPF
19 32 (7.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.92%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.22%) User Experience
5 15 (3.72%) W3C
6 12 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.73%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.74%) Fintech
10 6 (1.49%) AS400
10 6 (1.49%) BBC
10 6 (1.49%) iSeries
11 5 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.99%) Social Network
13 3 (0.74%) PMI
14 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.50%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.50%) iPhone
14 2 (0.50%) Social Media
15 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.44%) Windows
2 20 (4.96%) Linux
3 12 (2.98%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.23%) Android
5 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.49%) Unix
7 3 (0.74%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (40.20%) MVC
2 133 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (30.27%) TDD
4 113 (28.04%) Web Development
5 72 (17.87%) Web Application Development
6 66 (16.38%) Scrum
7 62 (15.38%) OO
8 50 (12.41%) BDD
9 47 (11.66%) Front End Development
10 39 (9.68%) Kanban
11 36 (8.93%) High Availability
12 34 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 31 (7.69%) MVVM
15 25 (6.20%) OOD
16 23 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
17 21 (5.21%) OOP
17 21 (5.21%) SDLC
18 20 (4.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 242 (60.05%) C#
2 233 (57.82%) JavaScript
3 136 (33.75%) SQL
4 76 (18.86%) PHP
5 42 (10.42%) Java
5 42 (10.42%) Ruby
6 39 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.99%) C
9 8 (1.99%) VBA
10 7 (1.74%) Python
11 6 (1.49%) ActionScript
11 6 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (1.49%) RPG
11 6 (1.49%) RPG IV
12 5 (1.24%) Delphi
12 5 (1.24%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.99%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (3.97%) Degree
2 4 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.46%) QA
2 18 (4.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 44 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.98%) Google
2 12 (2.98%) Oracle
3 7 (1.74%) Cognos
4 6 (1.49%) IBM
5 4 (0.99%) Adobe
5 4 (0.99%) Facebook
6 2 (0.50%) Apple
6 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.50%) Sony
6 2 (0.50%) Sun
6 2 (0.50%) Tableau
6 2 (0.50%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.25%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.25%) Talend
7 1 (0.25%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.25%) Vertica