The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 45 77 92
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.19% 3.01% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 3.11% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 53 26 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Senior Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1066 997 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 96.89% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 935 907 934
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £55,000 -
Maidstone +6 6 £52,500 +3.96%
Sittingbourne 0 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Canterbury +7 2 - -
Dartford +6 1 - -
Tonbridge +4 1 £52,500 -4.54%
West Malling -14 1 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Stansted - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 62 (57.41%) JavaScript
2 56 (51.85%) .NET
3 55 (50.93%) HTML
4 53 (49.07%) CSS
5 48 (44.44%) XML
6 47 (43.52%) jQuery
7 43 (39.81%) C#
8 40 (37.04%) SQL
9 39 (36.11%) MySQL
10 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
11 37 (34.26%) MVC
12 36 (33.33%) Java
12 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 35 (32.41%) HTML5
14 34 (31.48%) Git (software)
15 33 (30.56%) JSON
16 31 (28.70%) OOD
17 28 (25.93%) Scrum
17 28 (25.93%) Subversion
18 26 (24.07%) TDD
18 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET
19 25 (23.15%) Linux
19 25 (23.15%) CSS3
20 22 (20.37%) Mentoring
20 22 (20.37%) Degree
20 22 (20.37%) Spring
20 22 (20.37%) Web Services
20 22 (20.37%) PHP
21 21 (19.44%) RESTful

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 17 (15.74%) CMS
3 15 (13.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (12.96%) Umbraco
5 9 (8.33%) Node.js
6 7 (6.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (5.56%) Apache
8 5 (4.63%) JBoss
9 4 (3.70%) WordPress
10 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.93%) IIS
10 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.11%) MySQL
2 38 (35.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 28 (25.93%) Subversion
3 18 (16.67%) Ant
3 18 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 18 (16.67%) Maven
4 15 (13.89%) JIRA
5 13 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.41%) Jasmine
6 8 (7.41%) Protractor
6 8 (7.41%) TestNG
7 7 (6.48%) gulp
8 6 (5.56%) Mercurial
9 5 (4.63%) JUnit
9 5 (4.63%) NUnit
10 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (3.70%) Moq
10 4 (3.70%) MSTest
10 4 (3.70%) QUnit
11 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.04%) Marketing
2 8 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (51.85%) .NET
2 55 (50.93%) HTML
3 53 (49.07%) CSS
4 48 (44.44%) XML
5 47 (43.52%) jQuery
6 36 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 35 (32.41%) HTML5
8 33 (30.56%) JSON
9 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET
10 25 (23.15%) CSS3
11 22 (20.37%) Spring
11 22 (20.37%) Web Services
12 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (19.44%) RESTful
13 20 (18.52%) Ajax
13 20 (18.52%) J2EE
14 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 18 (16.67%) JSP
15 15 (13.89%) JDBC
15 15 (13.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Android
3 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) MVC
2 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.70%) OOD
4 28 (25.93%) Scrum
5 26 (24.07%) TDD
6 22 (20.37%) Mentoring
7 18 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 17 (15.74%) OO
9 16 (14.81%) OOP
10 15 (13.89%) AOP
10 15 (13.89%) RUP
10 15 (13.89%) UML
11 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
12 13 (12.04%) Data Protection
12 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
13 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (8.33%) Integration Testing
15 9 (8.33%) Mobile Development
15 9 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (57.41%) JavaScript
2 43 (39.81%) C#
3 40 (37.04%) SQL
4 36 (33.33%) Java
5 22 (20.37%) PHP
6 15 (13.89%) AspectJ
7 12 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 11 (10.19%) TypeScript
9 9 (8.33%) Scala
10 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.70%) VB
12 3 (2.78%) C++
12 3 (2.78%) VB6
13 2 (1.85%) Delphi
14 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) IBM
2 11 (10.19%) Sitecore
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Zend
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