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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.46% 2.92% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 3.04% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 19
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
911 1216 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.40% 96.13% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 819 985 944
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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
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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
Tonbridge - 12 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +7 8 £42,500 - 2
Maidstone +34 7 £45,000 - 2
West Malling +10 3 £50,000 +1.52%
Sittingbourne +5 2 £40,000 -10.61%
Sevenoaks - 2 £36,500 -
Deal - 1 £55,000 -
Faversham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 51 (72.86%) Java
2 45 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 36 (51.43%) MySQL
4 35 (50.00%) Spring
5 33 (47.14%) HTML
6 28 (40.00%) MVC
7 27 (38.57%) OOD
8 26 (37.14%) SQL
8 26 (37.14%) J2EE
8 26 (37.14%) Maven
9 25 (35.71%) XML
10 24 (34.29%) Linux
10 24 (34.29%) OO
10 24 (34.29%) .NET
10 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
11 23 (32.86%) Scrum
11 23 (32.86%) Subversion
12 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
12 22 (31.43%) Ant
12 22 (31.43%) UML
12 22 (31.43%) JSP
12 22 (31.43%) CSS
12 22 (31.43%) Eclipse
13 21 (30.00%) JSON
14 19 (27.14%) Oracle
15 17 (24.29%) jQuery
15 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (24.29%) Web Services
16 16 (22.86%) OOP
16 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 14 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 7 (10.00%) JBoss
4 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.29%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.29%) ArcIMS
6 2 (2.86%) CMS
6 2 (2.86%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.43%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.43%) Kentico
7 1 (1.43%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.43%) DNN
7 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) MySQL
2 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Maven
2 23 (32.86%) Subversion
3 22 (31.43%) Ant
3 22 (31.43%) Eclipse
4 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
5 15 (21.43%) JIRA
6 14 (20.00%) JUnit
7 7 (10.00%) jMock
7 7 (10.00%) TestNG
7 7 (10.00%) Mockito
8 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.43%) Xcode
10 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) Spring
2 33 (47.14%) HTML
3 26 (37.14%) J2EE
4 25 (35.71%) XML
5 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
5 24 (34.29%) .NET
6 22 (31.43%) CSS
6 22 (31.43%) JSP
7 21 (30.00%) JSON
8 17 (24.29%) jQuery
8 17 (24.29%) Web Services
9 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.43%) Servlets
10 15 (21.43%) JDBC
11 12 (17.14%) HTML5
12 11 (15.71%) CSS3
12 11 (15.71%) Spring MVC
13 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.29%) WCF
14 8 (11.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Open Source
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) GIS
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) MVC
2 27 (38.57%) OOD
3 24 (34.29%) OO
4 23 (32.86%) Scrum
5 22 (31.43%) UML
6 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (22.86%) TDD
7 16 (22.86%) OOP
8 15 (21.43%) RUP
8 15 (21.43%) AOP
9 13 (18.57%) Web Development
10 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.14%) Multivariate Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Software Architecture
11 5 (7.14%) Content Management
12 4 (5.71%) DSDM
12 4 (5.71%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (5.71%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (72.86%) Java
2 45 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.14%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) C#
5 15 (21.43%) AspectJ
6 8 (11.43%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.71%) VB
7 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.71%) VB6
8 3 (4.29%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.29%) ESRI
5 2 (2.86%) Telerik
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Ektron
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
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