The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +33 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.73% 1.93% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 1.97% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 25
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 784 1114 924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.51% 97.81% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 642 969 831
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 March 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 March 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
Dartford +3 5 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Maidstone - 5 £35,000 -
Chatham - 4 £32,500 -
Deal - 4 £30,500 -
Rochester - 3 £35,000 -
West Malling - 3 £34,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (97.30%) C#
2 28 (75.68%) .NET
3 27 (72.97%) MVC
4 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET
5 21 (56.76%) HTML
6 19 (51.35%) SQL
7 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
8 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
9 16 (43.24%) CSS
10 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
10 13 (35.14%) jQuery
11 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (27.03%) Web Services
12 10 (27.03%) C++
13 9 (24.32%) OO
13 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
13 9 (24.32%) SDLC
14 8 (21.62%) WinForms
14 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
15 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
16 6 (16.22%) SOAP
16 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (16.22%) Cross-Platform Development
17 5 (13.51%) XML
17 5 (13.51%) Windows
17 5 (13.51%) DB2
17 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework

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 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) DB2
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Power BI
6 1 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Mocha
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET
3 21 (56.76%) HTML
4 16 (43.24%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) jQuery
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
9 8 (21.62%) WinForms
10 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (16.22%) SOAP
12 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
12 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (13.51%) XML
13 4 (10.81%) HTML5
13 4 (10.81%) Qt
13 4 (10.81%) WCF
13 4 (10.81%) XSLT
14 3 (8.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iSeries
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Blog
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Solaris
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) MVC
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) SDLC
4 6 (16.22%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (10.81%) OOP
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Web Development
6 3 (8.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (8.11%) Open Source
6 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.11%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.81%) VB
6 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.11%) Delphi
7 3 (8.11%) ECMAScript
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) iManage
4 1 (2.70%) LexisNexis
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Nigel Frank International
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Posted: 20 days ago