The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 71 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.29% 1.45% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 1.48% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 30
Median salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.73% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,750 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 657 947 1046
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.35% 98.03% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2465 3558 5402
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £59,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Kent

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Kent.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Kent

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Kent

Software 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 Software Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochester - 15 £35,000 - 1
Dartford +2 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Maidstone - 2 £33,750 -
Deal - 1 £30,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £47,500 -
Westerham - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 50 (96.15%) C#
2 41 (78.85%) MVC
3 40 (76.92%) .NET
4 36 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 35 (67.31%) HTML
6 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
7 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
7 30 (57.69%) CSS
8 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
9 23 (44.23%) AngularJS
10 21 (40.38%) Web Services
11 19 (36.54%) HTML5
12 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
12 18 (34.62%) SQL
12 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (32.69%) Node.js
13 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (30.77%) React
14 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (26.92%) jQuery
16 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (21.15%) Scrum
16 11 (21.15%) C++
16 11 (21.15%) XML
16 11 (21.15%) SOAP

Software 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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.38%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (15.38%) Power BI
5 5 (9.62%) DB2
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Mocha
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) .NET
2 36 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 35 (67.31%) HTML
4 30 (57.69%) CSS
5 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (44.23%) AngularJS
7 21 (40.38%) Web Services
8 19 (36.54%) HTML5
9 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
10 17 (32.69%) Node.js
11 16 (30.77%) React
12 14 (26.92%) jQuery
13 11 (21.15%) SOAP
13 11 (21.15%) XML
14 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (17.31%) WinForms
15 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (9.62%) Qt
15 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (5.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) iSeries
3 2 (3.85%) Blog
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) MVC
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.38%) Document Management
4 8 (15.38%) Practice Management
4 8 (15.38%) SDLC
5 7 (13.46%) Cross-Platform Development
6 6 (11.54%) Web Development
7 5 (9.62%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (5.77%) API Development
9 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.85%) DevOps
10 2 (3.85%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) C++
5 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Delphi
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) iManage
2 8 (15.38%) LexisNexis
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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