The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 276 427 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.33% 37.49% 37.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.20% 38.33% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 241 378 329
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 784 1114 924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.51% 97.81% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 642 969 831
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone 0 53 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Tunbridge Wells 0 42 £45,000 +33.33% 3
West Malling +7 36 £40,000 -20.00%
Dartford -1 18 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Folkestone -1 18 £35,000 - 3
Chatham +9 13 £30,000 -40.00%
Sittingbourne 0 10 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Tonbridge +4 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Canterbury -1 8 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Rochester +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Deal - 4 £30,500 - 1
Sevenoaks -5 2 £55,000 +129.16% 2
Sandwich 0 1 - -
Cranbrook - 1 £29,500 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 400 (69.69%) C#
1 400 (69.69%) .NET
2 369 (64.29%) MVC
3 308 (53.66%) ASP.NET
4 291 (50.70%) SQL Server
5 249 (43.38%) HTML
6 244 (42.51%) JavaScript
7 236 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
8 219 (38.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 209 (36.41%) CSS
10 203 (35.37%) TDD
11 196 (34.15%) SQL
12 134 (23.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 124 (21.60%) RESTful
14 114 (19.86%) Web Application Development
15 109 (18.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 104 (18.12%) SQL Server 2014
17 99 (17.25%) AngularJS
18 98 (17.07%) Git (software)
19 97 (16.90%) OO
20 96 (16.72%) Microsoft
21 90 (15.68%) Web Development
22 89 (15.51%) BDD
23 85 (14.81%) .NET Framework
23 85 (14.81%) jQuery
24 82 (14.29%) Web Services
25 81 (14.11%) WPF
26 77 (13.41%) WCF
27 76 (13.24%) HTML5
27 76 (13.24%) Node.js

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 24 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (4.01%) CMS
3 15 (2.61%) WordPress
4 10 (1.74%) Confluence
5 8 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.22%) IIS
7 5 (0.87%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.52%) Moodle
8 3 (0.52%) Totara
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.35%) Maximo
3 1 (0.17%) Kissmetrics
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.39%) SaaS
3 6 (1.05%) Google Play
4 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) AdWords
5 1 (0.17%) Firebase
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Heroku
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.92%) Internet
2 3 (0.52%) Intranet
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 104 (18.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 46 (8.01%) MySQL
4 44 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (7.49%) NoSQL
6 31 (5.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.48%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.96%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.26%) DB2
12 12 (2.09%) Big Data
12 12 (2.09%) DTS
13 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.74%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (1.39%) Redis
15 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 98 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (5.40%) NUnit
4 22 (3.83%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.79%) Moq
5 16 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.61%) MSBuild
7 14 (2.44%) Subversion
8 12 (2.09%) Bower
8 12 (2.09%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.09%) Grunt
8 12 (2.09%) MSTest
8 12 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (1.74%) Fiddler
10 8 (1.39%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.22%) JIRA
12 6 (1.05%) Mocha
13 5 (0.87%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.87%) webpack
General
1 65 (11.32%) Finance
2 36 (6.27%) Marketing
3 28 (4.88%) Advertising
4 25 (4.36%) Games
5 21 (3.66%) Retail
6 18 (3.14%) Legal
7 5 (0.87%) Billing
8 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.35%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (69.69%) .NET
2 308 (53.66%) ASP.NET
3 249 (43.38%) HTML
4 219 (38.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 209 (36.41%) CSS
6 134 (23.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 124 (21.60%) RESTful
8 109 (18.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 99 (17.25%) AngularJS
10 85 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 85 (14.81%) jQuery
11 82 (14.29%) Web Services
12 81 (14.11%) WPF
13 77 (13.41%) WCF
14 76 (13.24%) HTML5
14 76 (13.24%) Node.js
15 72 (12.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 70 (12.20%) Entity Framework
16 70 (12.20%) WinForms
17 64 (11.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.57%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.05%) User Experience
3 27 (4.70%) Social Network
4 26 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.92%) Tandem
8 9 (1.57%) iPad
9 8 (1.39%) iSeries
10 6 (1.05%) Online Games
11 5 (0.87%) AS400
12 4 (0.70%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.70%) iPhone
13 3 (0.52%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.52%) W3C
14 2 (0.35%) Blog
14 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.35%) PMI
15 1 (0.17%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.19%) Windows
2 33 (5.75%) Android
3 17 (2.96%) Linux
4 14 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.74%) Solaris
5 10 (1.74%) Unix
5 10 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (64.29%) MVC
2 236 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (35.37%) TDD
4 114 (19.86%) Web Application Development
5 97 (16.90%) OO
6 90 (15.68%) Web Development
7 89 (15.51%) BDD
8 68 (11.85%) Scrum
9 64 (11.15%) Dependency Injection
10 62 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (10.63%) SDLC
12 50 (8.71%) Unit Testing
13 39 (6.79%) CRM
13 39 (6.79%) E-Commerce
14 32 (5.57%) Front End Development
14 32 (5.57%) Kanban
15 29 (5.05%) Systems Analysis
16 28 (4.88%) MVVM
17 24 (4.18%) Responsive Web Design
17 24 (4.18%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 400 (69.69%) C#
2 244 (42.51%) JavaScript
3 196 (34.15%) SQL
4 76 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 74 (12.89%) Java
6 64 (11.15%) VB.NET
7 59 (10.28%) Ruby
8 53 (9.23%) PHP
9 23 (4.01%) VB
10 17 (2.96%) F#
11 14 (2.44%) C++
12 12 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.74%) ECMAScript
14 8 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.22%) VBScript
16 5 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.87%) R
17 3 (0.52%) Delphi
18 2 (0.35%) C
18 2 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (7.84%) Degree
2 6 (1.05%) DBS Check
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.17%) HND
5 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (2.96%) Kibana
1 17 (2.96%) WSUS
2 1 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 96 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.37%) Oracle
3 28 (4.88%) Facebook
4 12 (2.09%) Perforce
5 11 (1.92%) Twitter
6 10 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.39%) Google
8 7 (1.22%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.05%) Adobe
10 4 (0.70%) Jaspersoft
10 4 (0.70%) Talend
10 4 (0.70%) VMware
11 3 (0.52%) Thunderhead
12 2 (0.35%) Apple
12 2 (0.35%) IBM
12 2 (0.35%) Infragistics
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.17%) DevExpress
13 1 (0.17%) LexisNexis
13 1 (0.17%) Zend
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Deal, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Longfield
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: UP TO 40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits + Equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Performance Bonus + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Dartford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Uncle Buck
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + other benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Gioconda Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Speech Link Multimedia Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago