The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 71 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.86% 5.04% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 5.20% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 36
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
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
950 1058 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.14% 96.98% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 842 938 960
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stansted - 4 £65,000 -
Maidstone -3 2 £56,250 +2.27% 1
West Malling -5 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells +12 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks +11 1 £57,500 +63.12% 1
Sittingbourne -4 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Canterbury - 1 £45,000 -
Rochester - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 33 (58.93%) C#
2 30 (53.57%) .NET
3 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
4 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.36%) WCF
5 17 (30.36%) WPF
6 15 (26.79%) Unit Testing
6 15 (26.79%) XML
7 14 (25.00%) Linux
7 14 (25.00%) MySQL
7 14 (25.00%) Java
8 12 (21.43%) NUnit
8 12 (21.43%) MVC
8 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.43%) SQL
8 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (21.43%) SDLC
9 11 (19.64%) CSS
9 11 (19.64%) HTML
9 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (19.64%) WinForms
10 10 (17.86%) TDD
10 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.86%) jQuery
10 10 (17.86%) JUnit
10 10 (17.86%) Oracle
10 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
10 10 (17.86%) MVVM

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) WildFly
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) NUnit
2 10 (17.86%) JUnit
3 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
5 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.57%) StyleCop
6 2 (3.57%) TestNG
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) Xcode
7 1 (1.79%) Moq
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
3 5 (8.93%) Billing
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) WCF
2 17 (30.36%) WPF
3 15 (26.79%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (19.64%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) WinForms
6 10 (17.86%) jQuery
7 9 (16.07%) HTML5
7 9 (16.07%) Spring
8 8 (14.29%) CSS3
8 8 (14.29%) GWT
8 8 (14.29%) JPA
8 8 (14.29%) Vaadin
9 7 (12.50%) .NET Remoting
9 7 (12.50%) LINQ
9 7 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) FreeBSD
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Unit Testing
3 12 (21.43%) MVC
3 12 (21.43%) SDLC
4 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.86%) MVVM
5 10 (17.86%) Prototyping
5 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) TDD
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) CRM
6 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 8 (14.29%) OO
7 7 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
9 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) C#
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 8 (14.29%) C++
6 7 (12.50%) PHP
7 5 (8.93%) Delphi
8 3 (5.36%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sevenoaks
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidstone
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago