The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 63 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 39 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.47% 4.74% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 4.88% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 19
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1024 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.78% 97.06% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 949 873 683
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Stansted - 11 £55,000 -
Maidstone -7 6 £50,500 +35.57% 1
Sittingbourne - 6 £45,000 - 1
Tonbridge +6 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Canterbury - 2 £52,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +10 1 £52,500 +10.52%
West Malling -4 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 52 (72.22%) .NET
2 44 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 44 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 39 (54.17%) C#
4 26 (36.11%) Java
4 26 (36.11%) IIS
4 26 (36.11%) WCF
4 26 (36.11%) WPF
5 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
6 24 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 22 (30.56%) SQL
8 21 (29.17%) Windows
9 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
9 19 (26.39%) HTML
10 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.00%) CSS
10 18 (25.00%) MSMQ
11 16 (22.22%) MVC
12 15 (20.83%) OO
12 15 (20.83%) MySQL
13 14 (19.44%) J2EE
13 14 (19.44%) VB.NET
13 14 (19.44%) Linux
13 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (18.06%) JBoss
15 12 (16.67%) Apache
15 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (16.67%) TDD
15 12 (16.67%) JSTL
16 11 (15.28%) Spring

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (36.11%) IIS
2 12 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) FileNet
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) MySQL
3 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) JUnit
1 11 (15.28%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.50%) Ant
3 8 (11.11%) TestNG
4 6 (8.33%) Maven
5 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.39%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.39%) NUnit
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.50%) Publishing
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (72.22%) .NET
2 44 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 26 (36.11%) WCF
3 26 (36.11%) WPF
4 24 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 19 (26.39%) HTML
5 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
6 18 (25.00%) MSMQ
6 18 (25.00%) CSS
7 14 (19.44%) J2EE
8 12 (16.67%) JSTL
9 11 (15.28%) Spring
9 11 (15.28%) JSP
10 10 (13.89%) JSF
11 9 (12.50%) RichFaces
12 7 (9.72%) JBoss Seam
12 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
13 6 (8.33%) JSON
13 6 (8.33%) Web Services
13 6 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.39%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) MVC
2 15 (20.83%) OO
3 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) TDD
4 10 (13.89%) OOD
5 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.56%) SEO
7 4 (5.56%) Web Marketing
7 4 (5.56%) Web Design
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.17%) SOA
9 2 (2.78%) OOP
9 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.39%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.39%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) C#
2 26 (36.11%) Java
3 22 (30.56%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.44%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.33%) VB6
6 6 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) Delphi
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) JBoss
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.39%) Open Text
4 1 (1.39%) Pega
4 1 (1.39%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago