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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 66 87 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.37% 1.99% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.09% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 12
Average salary £50,250 £46,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -28.84%
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
941 1098 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.02% 94.82% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 854 912 647
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £56,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
(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
Maidstone +29 8 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne -6 6 £45,000 +1.69%
Tonbridge - 6 £55,000 -
West Malling - 2 £52,000 -
Dartford -6 1 - -
Deal - 1 £52,500 -
Faversham - 1 £57,500 -
Canterbury - 1 - -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (63.79%) JavaScript
2 36 (62.07%) Java
3 26 (44.83%) HTML
3 26 (44.83%) MySQL
4 24 (41.38%) .NET
5 22 (37.93%) Web Services
6 21 (36.21%) Hibernate
6 21 (36.21%) Spring
7 20 (34.48%) OO
7 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 20 (34.48%) MVC
8 19 (32.76%) J2EE
9 18 (31.03%) SQL
10 17 (29.31%) Scrum
11 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (27.59%) TDD
11 16 (27.59%) Oracle
11 16 (27.59%) CSS
11 16 (27.59%) OOD
12 15 (25.86%) Linux
12 15 (25.86%) XML
12 15 (25.86%) C#
12 15 (25.86%) Maven
12 15 (25.86%) jQuery
13 13 (22.41%) Ant
13 13 (22.41%) JUnit
13 13 (22.41%) JSP
13 13 (22.41%) Eclipse
14 12 (20.69%) UML
14 12 (20.69%) Subversion

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
3 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.17%) ArcIMS
5 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Pure360
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) MySQL
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Maven
2 13 (22.41%) Ant
2 13 (22.41%) JUnit
2 13 (22.41%) Eclipse
3 12 (20.69%) Subversion
4 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.07%) TestNG
6 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (10.34%) JIRA
6 6 (10.34%) jMock
6 6 (10.34%) Mockito
7 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.07%) Publishing
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) HTML
2 24 (41.38%) .NET
3 22 (37.93%) Web Services
4 21 (36.21%) Hibernate
4 21 (36.21%) Spring
5 19 (32.76%) J2EE
6 16 (27.59%) CSS
7 15 (25.86%) XML
7 15 (25.86%) jQuery
8 13 (22.41%) JSP
9 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.97%) WCF
10 10 (17.24%) JSON
11 9 (15.52%) Spring MVC
11 9 (15.52%) SOAP
12 8 (13.79%) XHTML
13 7 (12.07%) JSTL
13 7 (12.07%) RichFaces
13 7 (12.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.17%) GIS
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) OO
1 20 (34.48%) MVC
2 17 (29.31%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
3 16 (27.59%) OOD
4 12 (20.69%) UML
5 10 (17.24%) OOP
6 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Build Automation
7 6 (10.34%) RUP
7 6 (10.34%) AOP
7 6 (10.34%) Web Development
8 5 (8.62%) Workflow
8 5 (8.62%) Content Management
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Multivariate Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) JavaScript
2 36 (62.07%) Java
3 18 (31.03%) SQL
4 15 (25.86%) C#
5 9 (15.52%) PHP
6 6 (10.34%) AspectJ
6 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) VB6
8 3 (5.17%) VB
8 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.17%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) Kofax
5 4 (6.90%) Telerik
6 3 (5.17%) Neolane
6 3 (5.17%) ExactTarget
6 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.17%) ESRI
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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