Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 298 436 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.69% 33.82% 34.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.90% 34.49% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 277 397 491
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 830 1,264 1,558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 98.06% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 695 1,074 1,306
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,100 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,125 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 50 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Tunbridge Wells 0 39 £40,000 -5.88% 19
West Malling 0 35 £42,500 -10.53% 15
Dartford +4 29 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Folkestone +9 21 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Chatham +2 18 £49,000 +30.67% 6
Tonbridge -7 11 £40,000 - 3
Rochester +2 10 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Whitstable -5 7 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Canterbury +1 6 £31,250 -10.71% 5
Sittingbourne - 3 £40,000 - 8
Cranbrook - 3 £50,000 -
Deal - 2 £40,750 -
Westerham +1 1 £42,500 - 6
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 199 (66.78%) .NET
2 196 (65.77%) C#
3 127 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (42.28%) JavaScript
5 123 (41.28%) HTML
6 121 (40.60%) SQL
6 121 (40.60%) MVC
7 115 (38.59%) ASP.NET
8 109 (36.58%) SQL Server
9 102 (34.23%) CSS
10 81 (27.18%) TDD
11 78 (26.17%) AngularJS
12 77 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (19.46%) Finance
14 48 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
15 47 (15.77%) Git (software)
16 46 (15.44%) Scrum
17 45 (15.10%) .NET Framework
18 43 (14.43%) jQuery
19 41 (13.76%) WinForms
19 41 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
20 40 (13.42%) PHP
21 39 (13.09%) Microsoft
22 36 (12.08%) WCF
23 33 (11.07%) Web Development
23 33 (11.07%) Windows
24 32 (10.74%) Software Engineering
25 31 (10.40%) Degree
26 30 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
27 29 (9.73%) T-SQL

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 9 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.35%) CMS
4 6 (2.01%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.68%) Apache
5 5 (1.68%) Mendix
5 5 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.67%) Confluence
7 2 (0.67%) WordPress
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.34%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Magento
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.68%) Serverless
4 6 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.01%) npm
5 3 (1.01%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.01%) NuGet
6 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.67%) GitHub
6 2 (0.67%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Google Play
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Intranet
2 6 (2.01%) CDMA
2 6 (2.01%) GSM
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) LTE
2 6 (2.01%) UMTS
3 1 (0.34%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (36.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.39%) MySQL
3 22 (7.38%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.69%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.02%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.68%) Power BI
9 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.01%) Big Data
11 3 (1.01%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.01%) Ingres
12 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (15.77%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.37%) JIRA
4 13 (4.36%) Selenium
5 11 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.69%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.02%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.35%) Subversion
8 6 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.01%) PHPUnit
8 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.68%) NUnit
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.34%) gulp
10 4 (1.34%) Moq
10 4 (1.34%) TestRail
General
1 58 (19.46%) Finance
2 19 (6.38%) Marketing
3 14 (4.70%) Automotive
4 10 (3.36%) Games
5 9 (3.02%) Advertising
6 7 (2.35%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (66.78%) .NET
2 123 (41.28%) HTML
3 115 (38.59%) ASP.NET
4 102 (34.23%) CSS
5 78 (26.17%) AngularJS
6 77 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (15.10%) .NET Framework
8 43 (14.43%) jQuery
9 41 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 41 (13.76%) WinForms
10 36 (12.08%) WCF
11 29 (9.73%) Entity Framework
12 28 (9.40%) React
12 28 (9.40%) RESTful
13 27 (9.06%) WPF
14 23 (7.72%) Sass
15 21 (7.05%) HTML5
15 21 (7.05%) Node.js
16 19 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (5.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.68%) Fintech
5 5 (1.68%) User Experience
6 4 (1.34%) W3C
7 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) BBC
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.07%) Windows
2 22 (7.38%) Linux
3 6 (2.01%) CentOS
3 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.34%) Unix
4 4 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.01%) Android
6 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (40.60%) MVC
3 81 (27.18%) TDD
4 46 (15.44%) Scrum
5 33 (11.07%) Web Development
6 32 (10.74%) Software Engineering
7 26 (8.72%) Unit Testing
8 24 (8.05%) Test Automation
9 23 (7.72%) BDD
10 22 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.38%) SOLID
11 19 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (6.38%) Kanban
11 19 (6.38%) Microservices
11 19 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
12 18 (6.04%) CRM
12 18 (6.04%) OO
13 17 (5.70%) Computer Science
13 17 (5.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (65.77%) C#
2 126 (42.28%) JavaScript
3 121 (40.60%) SQL
4 40 (13.42%) PHP
5 29 (9.73%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.70%) Java
6 17 (5.70%) Python
7 14 (4.70%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.36%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.03%) Ruby
10 7 (2.35%) C++
10 7 (2.35%) Groovy
11 6 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.01%) F#
11 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.34%) C
12 4 (1.34%) COBOL
12 4 (1.34%) ES6
12 4 (1.34%) Perl
12 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (10.40%) Degree
2 12 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.68%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.01%) ISEB
4 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.36%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (13.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.73%) Oracle
3 12 (4.03%) Google
4 11 (3.69%) Thunderhead
5 6 (2.01%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.68%) Adobe
7 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.01%) Splunk
8 2 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.67%) SimCorp
8 2 (0.67%) Tableau
8 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.34%) Apple
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) Nintex
9 1 (0.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.34%) Sony
9 1 (0.34%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.34%) Zend