Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 413 510 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.39% 35.81% 33.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.94% 36.53% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 390 461 630
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -0.66% -4.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,118 1,396 2,067
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 98.03% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1,186 1,802
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £61,150
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 July 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 July 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 67 £42,500 -2.86% 13
Maidstone -1 47 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Dartford +1 45 £43,750 +25.00% 10
West Malling -3 33 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Folkestone +3 18 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Tonbridge -3 14 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Westerham -3 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Dover +2 12 £27,500 -20.29% 1
Canterbury -1 10 £35,000 +1.45% 6
Sevenoaks +9 7 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Rochester -3 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Stansted +1 6 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Whitstable 0 2 £27,750 -31.48% 1
Chatham -2 2 £55,000 +66.67% 3
Sittingbourne +3 1 £24,000 -40.00% 4
Swanley - 1 £35,000 -
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 294 (71.19%) C#
2 282 (68.28%) .NET
3 222 (53.75%) JavaScript
4 211 (51.09%) MVC
5 206 (49.88%) ASP.NET
6 173 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (38.98%) SQL Server
8 149 (36.08%) CSS
9 148 (35.84%) AngularJS
10 145 (35.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 145 (35.11%) HTML
11 135 (32.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 127 (30.75%) SQL
13 124 (30.02%) TDD
14 116 (28.09%) .NET Framework
15 109 (26.39%) Git (software)
16 101 (24.46%) Finance
17 96 (23.24%) SQL Server 2016
18 94 (22.76%) Web Application Development
18 94 (22.76%) WCF
19 84 (20.34%) BDD
20 83 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 79 (19.13%) Entity Framework
22 78 (18.89%) RESTful
23 73 (17.68%) Scrum
24 68 (16.46%) Node.js
25 62 (15.01%) MySQL
26 60 (14.53%) HTML5
27 58 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 58 (14.04%) Microsoft

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 17 (4.12%) NServiceBus
2 12 (2.91%) IIS
3 10 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.42%) Umbraco
4 8 (1.94%) CMS
4 8 (1.94%) WordPress
5 7 (1.69%) Apache
5 7 (1.69%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Magento
2 4 (0.97%) Shopify
3 2 (0.48%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.78%) npm
3 16 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.87%) Yarn
4 11 (2.66%) GitHub
5 9 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.21%) Heroku
6 5 (1.21%) Zapier
7 3 (0.73%) Google Play
7 3 (0.73%) iTunes
7 3 (0.73%) Office 365
7 3 (0.73%) SaaS
8 2 (0.48%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.81%) Internet
2 7 (1.69%) Hyperconnected
3 5 (1.21%) Broadband
4 3 (0.73%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) CDMA
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) GSM
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) LTE
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 96 (23.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 62 (15.01%) MySQL
4 49 (11.86%) NoSQL
5 28 (6.78%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.66%) RavenDB
9 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.21%) Pentaho
10 5 (1.21%) Power BI
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.73%) Ingres
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.48%) QlikView
12 2 (0.48%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 109 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.60%) Log4Net
5 18 (4.36%) Subversion
5 18 (4.36%) webpack
6 16 (3.87%) Babel
6 16 (3.87%) MSBuild
7 15 (3.63%) NUnit
8 13 (3.15%) JIRA
9 12 (2.91%) Bower
10 11 (2.66%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.66%) Moq
10 11 (2.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (2.66%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.42%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.42%) MSTest
12 9 (2.18%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (1.94%) NetBeans
14 7 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 101 (24.46%) Finance
2 24 (5.81%) Games
3 16 (3.87%) Marketing
4 15 (3.63%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.91%) Retail
6 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.94%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.21%) Advertising
8 5 (1.21%) Publishing
9 3 (0.73%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (68.28%) .NET
2 206 (49.88%) ASP.NET
3 149 (36.08%) CSS
4 148 (35.84%) AngularJS
5 145 (35.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 145 (35.11%) HTML
6 135 (32.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 116 (28.09%) .NET Framework
8 94 (22.76%) WCF
9 83 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 79 (19.13%) Entity Framework
11 78 (18.89%) RESTful
12 68 (16.46%) Node.js
13 60 (14.53%) HTML5
14 58 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 57 (13.80%) jQuery
16 53 (12.83%) React
17 42 (10.17%) WPF
18 37 (8.96%) WinForms
19 35 (8.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.44%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.36%) User Experience
5 9 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.45%) Social Network
7 5 (1.21%) Fintech
8 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.97%) NHS
8 4 (0.97%) Social Media
8 4 (0.97%) Tandem
9 3 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.73%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.48%) BBC
10 2 (0.48%) W3C
11 1 (0.24%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.24%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.83%) Windows
2 24 (5.81%) Linux
3 7 (1.69%) Unix
4 5 (1.21%) Android
4 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) CentOS
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (51.09%) MVC
2 173 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (30.02%) TDD
4 94 (22.76%) Web Application Development
5 84 (20.34%) BDD
6 73 (17.68%) Scrum
7 46 (11.14%) Web Development
8 44 (10.65%) OO
9 42 (10.17%) Kanban
10 39 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (9.20%) SOLID
12 36 (8.72%) Dependency Injection
13 34 (8.23%) Inversion of Control
14 31 (7.51%) SOA
15 28 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (5.81%) Front End Development
17 23 (5.57%) Systems Analysis
18 20 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (4.60%) OOP
20 15 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 294 (71.19%) C#
2 222 (53.75%) JavaScript
3 127 (30.75%) SQL
4 53 (12.83%) Ruby
5 52 (12.59%) T-SQL
6 49 (11.86%) PHP
7 31 (7.51%) Java
8 29 (7.02%) VB.NET
9 21 (5.08%) ES6
10 12 (2.91%) C++
11 10 (2.42%) F#
12 9 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.18%) XAML
13 7 (1.69%) Java 8
13 7 (1.69%) R
13 7 (1.69%) VB
14 6 (1.45%) C
14 6 (1.45%) Perl
15 4 (0.97%) COBOL
15 4 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (7.02%) Degree
2 22 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) MCSA
4 2 (0.48%) MCSE
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.48%) PMP
5 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.48%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 58 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.60%) Google
3 15 (3.63%) Apple
4 14 (3.39%) Facebook
5 11 (2.66%) Twitter
6 9 (2.18%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.18%) Oracle
6 9 (2.18%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.94%) Infragistics
8 4 (0.97%) Compaq
9 3 (0.73%) Perforce
9 3 (0.73%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.48%) SAP
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.24%) Sony
11 1 (0.24%) Sybase
11 1 (0.24%) Yahoo!