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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 63 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.31% 3.18% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 3.27% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 19
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Maidstone 0 4 £51,500 +8.42% 1
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £47,500 -
Stansted - 2 £55,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
West Malling +2 1 £50,000 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £52,500 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 50 (68.49%) .NET
2 42 (57.53%) SQL Server
3 38 (52.05%) ASP.NET
4 33 (45.21%) C#
5 31 (42.47%) Java
6 27 (36.99%) HTML
7 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.88%) WCF
8 23 (31.51%) WPF
8 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.51%) Windows
8 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
9 22 (30.14%) CSS
9 22 (30.14%) IIS
10 21 (28.77%) Hibernate
10 21 (28.77%) SQL
11 20 (27.40%) OO
12 19 (26.03%) MSMQ
12 19 (26.03%) MVC
12 19 (26.03%) Silverlight
13 17 (23.29%) Spring
14 16 (21.92%) OOD
15 15 (20.55%) J2EE
15 15 (20.55%) MySQL
16 14 (19.18%) VB.NET
17 13 (17.81%) Web Services
18 12 (16.44%) Linux
18 12 (16.44%) TDD
18 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (13.70%) Publishing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (30.14%) IIS
2 9 (12.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) Intranet
3 2 (2.74%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (57.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) MySQL
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) DB2
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) JUnit
1 9 (12.33%) Maven
2 8 (10.96%) Ant
2 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
3 7 (9.59%) TestNG
4 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.74%) NUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (13.70%) Publishing
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (68.49%) .NET
2 38 (52.05%) ASP.NET
3 27 (36.99%) HTML
4 24 (32.88%) WCF
5 23 (31.51%) WPF
6 22 (30.14%) CSS
7 21 (28.77%) Hibernate
8 19 (26.03%) MSMQ
8 19 (26.03%) Silverlight
9 17 (23.29%) Spring
10 15 (20.55%) J2EE
11 13 (17.81%) Web Services
12 9 (12.33%) JSP
12 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
12 9 (12.33%) JSON
12 9 (12.33%) JSTL
12 9 (12.33%) REST
12 9 (12.33%) Spring Integration
13 8 (10.96%) JSF
13 8 (10.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) AS400
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) OO
3 19 (26.03%) MVC
4 16 (21.92%) OOD
5 12 (16.44%) TDD
6 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Scrum
9 7 (9.59%) Web Design
9 7 (9.59%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Workflow
10 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.85%) UML
11 4 (5.48%) CRM
11 4 (5.48%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.48%) Project Management
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.48%) SEO
11 4 (5.48%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.21%) C#
2 31 (42.47%) Java
3 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.77%) SQL
5 14 (19.18%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.33%) VB
6 9 (12.33%) VB6
7 4 (5.48%) XAML
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) RPG
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Delphi
9 2 (2.74%) RPG/400
9 2 (2.74%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.37%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) JBoss
3 4 (5.48%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) Kofax
5 1 (1.37%) Guidewire
Maidstone
Creative Personnel
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire, North East / Kent, South East
Kent County Council
Salary: Starting salary £36,808 per annum plus Market Premium of £10,000
Posted: 7 days ago