Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 332 402 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.77% 30.62% 32.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.87% 31.24% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 310 351 494
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 952 1,287 1,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 98.02% 98.24%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1,087 1,483
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,615 £24,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 57 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Maidstone +1 51 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Dartford +2 39 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Folkestone +5 27 £36,000 -10.00% 3
West Malling +2 27 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Tonbridge +1 11 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Canterbury 0 9 £35,000 +1.45% 14
Chatham -4 9 £33,500 -5.63% 3
Whitstable -4 9 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Stansted -1 5 £40,000 +55.34%
Dover 0 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Sittingbourne +9 2 £30,750 -41.43% 9
Westerham +1 2 £58,750 +38.24% 1
Rochester +1 2 £47,500 +26.67% 7
Deal - 2 £40,750 -
Sevenoaks -4 1 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Swanley - 1 £35,000 - 2
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 225 (67.77%) .NET
2 221 (66.57%) C#
3 178 (53.61%) JavaScript
4 153 (46.08%) HTML
5 150 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (43.67%) MVC
7 137 (41.27%) SQL
8 127 (38.25%) CSS
9 125 (37.65%) ASP.NET
10 122 (36.75%) AngularJS
11 115 (34.64%) SQL Server
12 99 (29.82%) TDD
13 88 (26.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 72 (21.69%) Git (software)
14 72 (21.69%) Scrum
15 69 (20.78%) Finance
16 64 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 62 (18.67%) jQuery
18 57 (17.17%) .NET Framework
19 52 (15.66%) WCF
19 52 (15.66%) WinForms
20 51 (15.36%) Windows
21 50 (15.06%) Web Development
22 49 (14.76%) Kanban
23 46 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 45 (13.55%) Microsoft
25 44 (13.25%) WPF
25 44 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
26 43 (12.95%) React
27 42 (12.65%) RESTful

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 15 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.31%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.71%) IIS
4 8 (2.41%) CMS
5 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.11%) WordPress
6 5 (1.51%) Mendix
7 3 (0.90%) Apache
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.60%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.20%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.90%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Magento
2 3 (0.90%) Shopify
3 2 (0.60%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.52%) npm
4 8 (2.41%) GitHub
5 6 (1.81%) Serverless
6 5 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.90%) NuGet
7 3 (0.90%) Office 365
8 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.60%) Heroku
8 2 (0.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Google Play
9 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.31%) Internet
2 7 (2.11%) CDMA
2 7 (2.11%) GSM
2 7 (2.11%) Intranet
2 7 (2.11%) LTE
2 7 (2.11%) UMTS
3 3 (0.90%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (0.90%) SMS
4 2 (0.60%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.14%) MySQL
3 36 (10.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (6.02%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.12%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.81%) Ingres
9 6 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.60%) Big Data
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.60%) Power BI
13 2 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 72 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.02%) JIRA
5 17 (5.12%) Subversion
6 16 (4.82%) TeamCity
7 15 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.52%) Selenium
8 13 (3.92%) Bower
9 10 (3.01%) NUnit
10 9 (2.71%) Bitbucket
10 9 (2.71%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.71%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.11%) Moq
11 7 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.51%) gulp
13 5 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (20.78%) Finance
2 23 (6.93%) Games
3 17 (5.12%) Marketing
4 9 (2.71%) Legal
5 6 (1.81%) Advertising
6 5 (1.51%) Automotive
7 4 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Retail
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (67.77%) .NET
2 153 (46.08%) HTML
3 127 (38.25%) CSS
4 125 (37.65%) ASP.NET
5 122 (36.75%) AngularJS
6 88 (26.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 64 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 62 (18.67%) jQuery
9 57 (17.17%) .NET Framework
10 52 (15.66%) WCF
10 52 (15.66%) WinForms
11 46 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 44 (13.25%) WPF
13 43 (12.95%) React
14 42 (12.65%) RESTful
15 34 (10.24%) HTML5
16 33 (9.94%) Entity Framework
17 27 (8.13%) XML
18 26 (7.83%) CSS3
18 26 (7.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.42%) User Experience
3 14 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.81%) W3C
6 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.90%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.60%) Social Media
7 2 (0.60%) Tandem
8 1 (0.30%) BBC
8 1 (0.30%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.30%) Fintech
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.30%) iPhone
8 1 (0.30%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.36%) Windows
2 26 (7.83%) Linux
3 7 (2.11%) CentOS
3 7 (2.11%) Unix
4 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.90%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (45.18%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (43.67%) MVC
3 99 (29.82%) TDD
4 72 (21.69%) Scrum
5 50 (15.06%) Web Development
6 49 (14.76%) Kanban
7 39 (11.75%) BDD
8 36 (10.84%) Web Application Development
9 28 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (8.13%) Front End Development
10 27 (8.13%) Unit Testing
11 26 (7.83%) Systems Analysis
12 24 (7.23%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 21 (6.33%) SOLID
15 19 (5.72%) Test Automation
16 17 (5.12%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (4.82%) E-Commerce
17 16 (4.82%) OO
18 15 (4.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 221 (66.57%) C#
2 178 (53.61%) JavaScript
3 137 (41.27%) SQL
4 41 (12.35%) PHP
5 37 (11.14%) T-SQL
6 24 (7.23%) VB.NET
7 22 (6.63%) Java
7 22 (6.63%) Ruby
8 14 (4.22%) F#
9 13 (3.92%) Python
10 12 (3.61%) C++
11 10 (3.01%) Perl
11 10 (3.01%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.41%) C
12 8 (2.41%) COBOL
13 7 (2.11%) Groovy
14 6 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (11.45%) Degree
2 25 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.81%) ISEB
3 6 (1.81%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.53%) Google
3 24 (7.23%) Oracle
4 11 (3.31%) MuleSoft
4 11 (3.31%) Twitter
5 8 (2.41%) Thunderhead
6 7 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.81%) Adobe
8 4 (1.20%) Compaq
8 4 (1.20%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.90%) Apple
9 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.90%) Splunk
10 2 (0.60%) Tableau
11 1 (0.30%) Facebook
11 1 (0.30%) SAP
11 1 (0.30%) Sony
11 1 (0.30%) Yahoo!