Period
to 5 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 282 333 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 30.19% 34.01% 30.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.75% 35.31% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 264 310 360
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 917 943 1,310
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.18% 96.32% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 778 789 1,099
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,580 £23,950
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 0 47 £45,000 +3.45% 15
Dartford +2 44 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Tunbridge Wells -6 30 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Sevenoaks +4 28 £40,000 - 10
West Malling -9 23 £42,500 - 5
Canterbury -1 17 £44,143 +37.95% 4
Tonbridge +6 14 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Folkestone 0 12 £32,500 -11.56% 1
Rochester -7 7 £43,750 -7.89% 4
Chatham -1 4 £63,750 +54.55% 1
Westerham 0 3 £32,500 -44.68%
Sittingbourne -6 3 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Dover -3 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 145 (51.42%) .NET
2 144 (51.06%) C#
3 143 (50.71%) JavaScript
4 100 (35.46%) HTML
5 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (34.75%) CSS
7 91 (32.27%) SQL
8 89 (31.56%) SQL Server
9 79 (28.01%) MVC
10 76 (26.95%) ASP.NET
11 60 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (20.21%) Azure
13 51 (18.09%) Web Development
13 51 (18.09%) JSON
14 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
15 48 (17.02%) PHP
16 47 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 46 (16.31%) jQuery
18 43 (15.25%) Git (software)
18 43 (15.25%) .NET Framework
19 42 (14.89%) XML
20 41 (14.54%) SOAP
21 40 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (13.83%) React
23 38 (13.48%) Degree
23 38 (13.48%) Java
23 38 (13.48%) T-SQL
24 37 (13.12%) Node.js
25 36 (12.77%) Finance
26 34 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API

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 22 (7.80%) WordPress
2 19 (6.74%) CMS
3 5 (1.77%) IIS
3 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
4 2 (0.71%) Drupal
4 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.06%) Sketch
4 2 (0.71%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.42%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.21%) Azure
2 21 (7.45%) AWS
3 14 (4.96%) Serverless
4 6 (2.13%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.71%) AWS IoT
6 2 (0.71%) GCP
6 2 (0.71%) GitHub
6 2 (0.71%) IaaS
6 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.71%) Slack
7 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.35%) Google Play
7 1 (0.35%) npm
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.13%) HTTP
1 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.70%) MySQL
3 26 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (5.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.48%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.13%) Power BI
13 4 (1.42%) Big Data
13 4 (1.42%) Redis
14 3 (1.06%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.06%) OLAP
14 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.06%) Star Schema
15 2 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 43 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.96%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.96%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.77%) Grunt
8 3 (1.06%) Bower
8 3 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.06%) JIRA
8 3 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.06%) Protractor
8 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.06%) webpack
9 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.71%) gulp
9 2 (0.71%) JUnit
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 36 (12.77%) Finance
2 9 (3.19%) Marketing
3 8 (2.84%) Advertising
3 8 (2.84%) Retail
4 5 (1.77%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (51.42%) .NET
2 100 (35.46%) HTML
3 98 (34.75%) CSS
4 76 (26.95%) ASP.NET
5 60 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (18.09%) JSON
7 47 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 46 (16.31%) jQuery
9 43 (15.25%) .NET Framework
10 42 (14.89%) XML
11 41 (14.54%) SOAP
12 39 (13.83%) React
13 37 (13.12%) Node.js
14 34 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (11.70%) HTML5
16 31 (10.99%) Web Services
17 30 (10.64%) Entity Framework
18 29 (10.28%) REST
19 27 (9.57%) WCF
20 25 (8.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.96%) Algorithms
1 14 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
1 14 (4.96%) Replication
2 13 (4.61%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.48%) User Experience
6 6 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.71%) Wiki
9 1 (0.35%) BBC
9 1 (0.35%) Derivative
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) iPhone
9 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.35%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.87%) Windows
2 11 (3.90%) Unix
3 8 (2.84%) Linux
4 3 (1.06%) Android
4 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.01%) MVC
3 51 (18.09%) Web Development
4 40 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (11.70%) TDD
6 32 (11.35%) Scrum
7 29 (10.28%) OO
8 27 (9.57%) DevOps
9 24 (8.51%) Front End Development
10 23 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (7.80%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.45%) SDLC
12 21 (7.45%) Software Engineering
12 21 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 19 (6.74%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.38%) Test Automation
15 17 (6.03%) CRM
16 13 (4.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (51.06%) C#
2 143 (50.71%) JavaScript
3 91 (32.27%) SQL
4 48 (17.02%) PHP
5 38 (13.48%) Java
5 38 (13.48%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.96%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.90%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.19%) Perl
8 9 (3.19%) Python
9 7 (2.48%) C++
10 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.42%) C
11 4 (1.42%) VB
12 3 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.06%) ES6
13 2 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.71%) Ruby
13 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 38 (13.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.71%) cPanel
2 2 (0.71%) Plesk
3 1 (0.35%) MIIS
3 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.61%) Oracle
3 6 (2.13%) Facebook
4 4 (1.42%) Google
5 3 (1.06%) Adobe
5 3 (1.06%) Apple
5 3 (1.06%) Thunderhead
5 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.71%) IFS
6 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.71%) SAP
6 2 (0.71%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.35%) Databricks
7 1 (0.35%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.35%) Infor
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Sony
7 1 (0.35%) Yahoo!