Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 343 441 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 32.48% 33.46% 31.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.73% 34.05% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 321 404 525
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 1,017 1,295 1,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 98.25% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1,113 1,595
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 53 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Maidstone -1 50 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Dartford +3 46 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Folkestone +4 23 £36,000 -10.00% 9
West Malling 0 16 £42,500 - 12
Tonbridge -3 13 £42,500 - 3
Westerham -2 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Canterbury 0 7 £35,000 +1.45% 4
Dover 0 7 £52,500 +52.17% 2
Rochester -2 6 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Whitstable -2 6 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Stansted -1 5 £40,000 +66.67% 2
Sevenoaks +2 4 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Chatham -7 2 £46,000 +35.29% 2
Sittingbourne +10 1 £24,000 -54.29% 10
Deal 0 1 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Swanley - 1 £35,000 - 3
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 231 (67.35%) C#
2 226 (65.89%) .NET
3 186 (54.23%) JavaScript
4 162 (47.23%) MVC
5 152 (44.31%) HTML
6 151 (44.02%) ASP.NET
7 145 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (37.90%) CSS
9 129 (37.61%) AngularJS
10 124 (36.15%) SQL Server
11 114 (33.24%) SQL
12 104 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 99 (28.86%) TDD
14 92 (26.82%) .NET Framework
14 92 (26.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 89 (25.95%) Finance
16 79 (23.03%) Git (software)
17 67 (19.53%) WCF
18 60 (17.49%) Scrum
19 57 (16.62%) BDD
20 55 (16.03%) HTML5
20 55 (16.03%) Web Application Development
20 55 (16.03%) Entity Framework
20 55 (16.03%) SQL Server 2016
21 53 (15.45%) jQuery
22 51 (14.87%) RESTful
23 49 (14.29%) MySQL
23 49 (14.29%) Windows
24 47 (13.70%) Microsoft
24 47 (13.70%) Kanban

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 14 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.92%) CMS
2 10 (2.92%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.62%) IIS
4 8 (2.33%) WordPress
5 3 (0.87%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Drupal
7 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Magento
2 4 (1.17%) Shopify
3 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.79%) npm
4 12 (3.50%) GitHub
5 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.46%) Heroku
6 3 (0.87%) Google Play
6 3 (0.87%) iTunes
6 3 (0.87%) Office 365
6 3 (0.87%) PaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.58%) NuGet
7 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 2 (0.58%) Serverless
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.54%) Internet
2 5 (1.46%) CDMA
2 5 (1.46%) GSM
2 5 (1.46%) Hyperconnected
2 5 (1.46%) LTE
2 5 (1.46%) UMTS
3 3 (0.87%) Broadband
3 3 (0.87%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) DHCP
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (36.15%) SQL Server
2 55 (16.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 49 (14.29%) MySQL
4 24 (7.00%) MongoDB
4 24 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.75%) Ingres
10 5 (1.46%) RavenDB
11 3 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.87%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.58%) Redis
12 2 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 79 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.37%) JIRA
4 15 (4.37%) Subversion
4 15 (4.37%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.79%) NUnit
6 12 (3.50%) Bower
7 11 (3.21%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (2.92%) Selenium
8 10 (2.92%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.62%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.33%) Moq
11 7 (2.04%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.75%) MSTest
13 5 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (1.46%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.17%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (25.95%) Finance
2 24 (7.00%) Games
3 14 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.50%) Marketing
5 7 (2.04%) Publishing
6 6 (1.75%) Legal
7 4 (1.17%) Advertising
7 4 (1.17%) Retail
8 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (65.89%) .NET
2 152 (44.31%) HTML
3 151 (44.02%) ASP.NET
4 130 (37.90%) CSS
5 129 (37.61%) AngularJS
6 104 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 92 (26.82%) .NET Framework
7 92 (26.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 67 (19.53%) WCF
9 55 (16.03%) Entity Framework
9 55 (16.03%) HTML5
10 53 (15.45%) jQuery
11 51 (14.87%) RESTful
12 47 (13.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (12.54%) React
13 43 (12.54%) WPF
14 40 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 39 (11.37%) WinForms
16 31 (9.04%) KnockoutJS
17 30 (8.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.96%) User Experience
3 16 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.17%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.17%) NHS
7 4 (1.17%) Tandem
8 3 (0.87%) Fintech
8 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.87%) Social Media
8 3 (0.87%) Social Network
9 2 (0.58%) W3C
10 1 (0.29%) BBC
10 1 (0.29%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.29%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.29%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.29%) Windows
2 21 (6.12%) Linux
3 7 (2.04%) Unix
4 5 (1.46%) CentOS
5 4 (1.17%) Android
5 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (47.23%) MVC
2 145 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (28.86%) TDD
4 60 (17.49%) Scrum
5 57 (16.62%) BDD
6 55 (16.03%) Web Application Development
7 47 (13.70%) Kanban
8 39 (11.37%) Web Development
9 26 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (7.29%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (7.00%) Systems Analysis
12 22 (6.41%) Front End Development
13 20 (5.83%) OO
13 20 (5.83%) Unit Testing
14 19 (5.54%) SOLID
15 17 (4.96%) OOP
15 17 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (4.66%) ETL
17 15 (4.37%) E-Commerce
18 14 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 231 (67.35%) C#
2 186 (54.23%) JavaScript
3 114 (33.24%) SQL
4 38 (11.08%) PHP
5 34 (9.91%) Ruby
5 34 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 28 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 27 (7.87%) Java
8 14 (4.08%) F#
9 11 (3.21%) C++
9 11 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.92%) Perl
11 9 (2.62%) C
12 8 (2.33%) COBOL
12 8 (2.33%) Python
12 8 (2.33%) R
13 6 (1.75%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.46%) Go
14 5 (1.46%) XAML
15 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (10.50%) Degree
2 25 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.17%) ISEB
3 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.58%) Google
3 15 (4.37%) Apple
3 15 (4.37%) Oracle
4 13 (3.79%) Facebook
5 11 (3.21%) Twitter
6 9 (2.62%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.04%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.46%) Thunderhead
9 4 (1.17%) Compaq
9 4 (1.17%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.58%) Adobe
10 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.58%) SAP
10 2 (0.58%) Splunk
11 1 (0.29%) Sony
11 1 (0.29%) Sybase
11 1 (0.29%) Tableau
11 1 (0.29%) Yahoo!