Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 436 553 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.82% 34.74% 37.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.49% 35.49% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 397 491 746
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £26,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £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 1,264 1,558 2,115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.06% 97.86% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 1,306 1,903
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,125 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 92 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Maidstone 0 52 £37,500 -16.67% 24
West Malling -1 42 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Dartford +2 38 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Westerham 0 25 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Chatham -8 14 £37,500 +13.64%
Canterbury -1 12 £35,000 -3.45% 3
Folkestone -8 12 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Tonbridge +5 10 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Stansted 0 7 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Sevenoaks -2 5 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Dover - 4 £27,500 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £45,000 -
Rochester -2 1 £37,500 +32.74% 3
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 301 (69.04%) C#
2 288 (66.06%) .NET
3 227 (52.06%) JavaScript
4 212 (48.62%) ASP.NET
5 199 (45.64%) MVC
6 196 (44.95%) SQL Server
7 192 (44.04%) TDD
8 178 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
9 175 (40.14%) CSS
10 162 (37.16%) HTML
11 156 (35.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 125 (28.67%) WCF
13 122 (27.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 117 (26.83%) SQL Server 2016
15 114 (26.15%) AngularJS
16 113 (25.92%) Web Application Development
17 111 (25.46%) Node.js
18 104 (23.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 103 (23.62%) .NET Framework
19 103 (23.62%) SQL
20 96 (22.02%) BDD
21 88 (20.18%) Scrum
22 84 (19.27%) RESTful
23 83 (19.04%) Finance
24 80 (18.35%) Git (software)
24 80 (18.35%) Entity Framework
25 76 (17.43%) jQuery
26 72 (16.51%) PHP
27 71 (16.28%) Web Development
28 68 (15.60%) Greenfield Project

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 18 (4.13%) NServiceBus
2 15 (3.44%) IIS
3 8 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.38%) WordPress
5 5 (1.15%) CMS
6 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Magento
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.50%) npm
2 18 (4.13%) Yarn
3 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.29%) SaaS
4 5 (1.15%) Firebase
4 5 (1.15%) GitHub
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.92%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.46%) Google Play
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.42%) Internet
2 18 (4.13%) Broadband
3 10 (2.29%) Hyperconnected
4 8 (1.83%) PPP
5 3 (0.69%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (44.95%) SQL Server
2 117 (26.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 66 (15.14%) NoSQL
4 63 (14.45%) MySQL
5 25 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.44%) Big Data
9 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.83%) Redis
12 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.92%) Power BI
15 4 (0.92%) SQLite
16 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 80 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.80%) Moq
3 30 (6.88%) NUnit
4 28 (6.42%) MSTest
5 27 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (5.50%) webpack
7 20 (4.59%) MSBuild
8 18 (4.13%) Babel
8 18 (4.13%) Log4Net
9 13 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (2.06%) Subversion
11 7 (1.61%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.61%) JIRA
11 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.38%) Selenium
13 5 (1.15%) Mocha
13 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.46%) ReSharper
General
1 83 (19.04%) Finance
2 34 (7.80%) Marketing
2 34 (7.80%) Music Industry
3 27 (6.19%) Advertising
4 25 (5.73%) Games
5 24 (5.50%) Retail
6 18 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.61%) Banking
8 6 (1.38%) Electronics
9 5 (1.15%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.92%) Automotive
11 3 (0.69%) Ukrainian Language
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Legal
13 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (66.06%) .NET
2 212 (48.62%) ASP.NET
3 175 (40.14%) CSS
4 162 (37.16%) HTML
5 156 (35.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 125 (28.67%) WCF
7 122 (27.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 114 (26.15%) AngularJS
9 111 (25.46%) Node.js
10 104 (23.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 103 (23.62%) .NET Framework
12 84 (19.27%) RESTful
13 80 (18.35%) Entity Framework
14 76 (17.43%) jQuery
15 64 (14.68%) HTML5
16 44 (10.09%) WPF
17 43 (9.86%) Code First Entity Framework
18 39 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (8.94%) WinForms
19 38 (8.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.60%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (8.72%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 23 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (4.59%) User Experience
6 14 (3.21%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.06%) Social Network
8 8 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.61%) Fintech
10 6 (1.38%) BBC
11 5 (1.15%) W3C
12 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.92%) PMI
12 4 (0.92%) Replication
13 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.46%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.46%) iPhone
15 1 (0.23%) Clustering
15 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.63%) Windows
2 14 (3.21%) Android
3 12 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.06%) Unix
5 5 (1.15%) Linux
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.46%) CentOS
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (45.64%) MVC
2 192 (44.04%) TDD
3 178 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (25.92%) Web Application Development
5 96 (22.02%) BDD
6 88 (20.18%) Scrum
7 71 (16.28%) Web Development
8 62 (14.22%) OO
9 55 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (10.55%) Dependency Injection
11 45 (10.32%) Inversion of Control
12 37 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (8.49%) MVVM
13 34 (7.80%) High Availability
14 33 (7.57%) Kanban
15 28 (6.42%) Front End Development
16 27 (6.19%) SOLID
17 25 (5.73%) Software Engineering
18 22 (5.05%) OOD
18 22 (5.05%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 301 (69.04%) C#
2 227 (52.06%) JavaScript
3 103 (23.62%) SQL
4 72 (16.51%) PHP
5 60 (13.76%) Ruby
6 51 (11.70%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.50%) Java
8 23 (5.28%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.59%) ES6
10 11 (2.52%) VB
11 9 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.61%) C
12 7 (1.61%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.15%) Python
14 4 (0.92%) C++
15 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.23%) Go
16 1 (0.23%) GraphQL
16 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (3.90%) Degree
2 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.96%) QA
2 22 (5.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 55 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (1.83%) Facebook
2 8 (1.83%) Google
3 7 (1.61%) Oracle
4 4 (0.92%) Adobe
4 4 (0.92%) PayPal
4 4 (0.92%) Unisys
5 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.46%) Perforce
6 2 (0.46%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos
7 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.23%) Splunk
7 1 (0.23%) Tableau
7 1 (0.23%) TOWER Software