Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 460 569 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.99% 35.32% 37.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.48% 36.17% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 429 500 726
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,550 £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 1,165 1,573 2,108
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 97.64% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,284 1,851
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 74 £42,500 -5.56% 14
West Malling -4 56 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Maidstone 0 51 £37,500 -16.67% 19
Dartford +2 38 £49,000 +40.00% 11
Westerham -2 22 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Canterbury 0 13 £35,000 - 7
Folkestone -3 11 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Tonbridge 0 10 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Chatham -3 8 £37,500 +13.64% 3
Sevenoaks +9 7 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Dover - 7 £27,500 - 4
Stansted - 5 £35,000 -
Rochester -2 4 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 - 3
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 338 (73.48%) C#
2 322 (70.00%) .NET
3 253 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 240 (52.17%) MVC
5 213 (46.30%) JavaScript
6 202 (43.91%) SQL Server
7 200 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
8 198 (43.04%) TDD
9 181 (39.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 162 (35.22%) CSS
11 161 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 141 (30.65%) WCF
13 139 (30.22%) .NET Framework
14 132 (28.70%) HTML
15 131 (28.48%) Web Application Development
15 131 (28.48%) SQL Server 2016
16 129 (28.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 123 (26.74%) Node.js
18 113 (24.57%) AngularJS
19 112 (24.35%) BDD
20 111 (24.13%) SQL
21 106 (23.04%) Entity Framework
22 104 (22.61%) Git (software)
23 101 (21.96%) RESTful
24 100 (21.74%) Finance
25 90 (19.57%) Scrum
26 76 (16.52%) NoSQL
27 73 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
28 72 (15.65%) MySQL
29 68 (14.78%) Ruby

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 32 (6.96%) NServiceBus
2 12 (2.61%) IIS
3 8 (1.74%) Apache
4 7 (1.52%) CMS
5 5 (1.09%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.09%) WordPress
6 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.48%) npm
2 32 (6.96%) Yarn
3 25 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.52%) SaaS
5 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.30%) GitHub
6 5 (1.09%) Firebase
6 5 (1.09%) Zapier
7 4 (0.87%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.65%) Google Play
8 3 (0.65%) iTunes
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Heroku
10 1 (0.22%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.74%) Internet
2 14 (3.04%) Hyperconnected
3 11 (2.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (43.91%) SQL Server
2 131 (28.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 76 (16.52%) NoSQL
4 72 (15.65%) MySQL
5 27 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (1.74%) Pentaho
10 8 (1.74%) RavenDB
11 7 (1.52%) Big Data
11 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.30%) Power BI
13 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.87%) Redis
14 4 (0.87%) SQLite
15 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 104 (22.61%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.83%) webpack
3 35 (7.61%) Log4Net
4 32 (6.96%) Babel
4 32 (6.96%) MSBuild
5 28 (6.09%) NUnit
6 26 (5.65%) Moq
7 24 (5.22%) MSTest
8 23 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.61%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.39%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.39%) JIRA
12 10 (2.17%) Subversion
13 9 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
15 6 (1.30%) Selenium
16 5 (1.09%) Maven
16 5 (1.09%) Mocha
16 5 (1.09%) NetBeans
General
1 100 (21.74%) Finance
2 26 (5.65%) Retail
3 25 (5.43%) Music Industry
4 24 (5.22%) Games
5 21 (4.57%) Advertising
6 19 (4.13%) Marketing
7 15 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.74%) Banking
9 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (70.00%) .NET
2 253 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 181 (39.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 162 (35.22%) CSS
5 161 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 141 (30.65%) WCF
7 139 (30.22%) .NET Framework
8 132 (28.70%) HTML
9 129 (28.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 123 (26.74%) Node.js
11 113 (24.57%) AngularJS
12 106 (23.04%) Entity Framework
13 101 (21.96%) RESTful
14 58 (12.61%) HTML5
15 57 (12.39%) jQuery
16 47 (10.22%) WPF
17 45 (9.78%) WinForms
18 41 (8.91%) Code First Entity Framework
18 41 (8.91%) JSON
18 41 (8.91%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.83%) Social Network
6 12 (2.61%) User Experience
7 10 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.52%) Fintech
10 6 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.87%) BBC
11 4 (0.87%) Replication
12 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.65%) NHS
13 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.43%) PMI
13 2 (0.43%) Social Media
14 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.87%) Windows
2 15 (3.26%) Linux
3 11 (2.39%) Android
3 11 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.22%) CentOS
5 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (52.17%) MVC
2 200 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (43.04%) TDD
4 131 (28.48%) Web Application Development
5 112 (24.35%) BDD
6 90 (19.57%) Scrum
7 64 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (13.26%) OO
9 59 (12.83%) Inversion of Control
10 51 (11.09%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
12 47 (10.22%) SOLID
13 45 (9.78%) Web Development
14 42 (9.13%) SOA
15 32 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (6.74%) MVVM
17 29 (6.30%) Systems Analysis
18 26 (5.65%) Kanban
19 25 (5.43%) High Availability
20 22 (4.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 338 (73.48%) C#
2 213 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 111 (24.13%) SQL
4 68 (14.78%) Ruby
5 66 (14.35%) PHP
6 64 (13.91%) T-SQL
7 37 (8.04%) ES6
8 28 (6.09%) Java
9 18 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.61%) VB
11 8 (1.74%) C++
12 7 (1.52%) Java 8
12 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.30%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.30%) XAML
14 4 (0.87%) Python
14 4 (0.87%) R
15 2 (0.43%) C
15 2 (0.43%) Go
16 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (3.26%) Degree
2 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.43%) MCSA
3 2 (0.43%) MCSE
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.43%) PMP
4 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.04%) QA
2 12 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 65 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.17%) Facebook
3 9 (1.96%) Google
4 6 (1.30%) Infragistics
4 6 (1.30%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle
5 5 (1.09%) Perforce
6 4 (0.87%) PayPal
6 4 (0.87%) Unisys
7 3 (0.65%) Apple
7 3 (0.65%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos
8 1 (0.22%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.22%) Splunk
8 1 (0.22%) Tableau