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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 77 70 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 36 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.81% 1.89% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.04% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 45
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £65,000 £50,000
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
1229 1130 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.02% 92.93% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 995 949 685
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Stansted - 13 £45,000 - 2
Sittingbourne - 6 £44,750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £42,500 -
West Malling - 2 £49,250 -
Dartford - 2 £43,750 - 1
Maidstone -22 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (67.80%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 36 (61.02%) SQL
3 34 (57.63%) C#
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
5 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
6 22 (37.29%) MVC
7 21 (35.59%) HTML
8 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
8 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (32.20%) CSS
10 18 (30.51%) Windows
10 18 (30.51%) Degree
11 15 (25.42%) Scrum
11 15 (25.42%) IIS
12 14 (23.73%) Java
12 14 (23.73%) WCF
12 14 (23.73%) WPF
13 13 (22.03%) OO
13 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
14 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (20.34%) jQuery
14 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
14 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (20.34%) MSMQ
14 12 (20.34%) Silverlight
15 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
15 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
15 11 (18.64%) Hibernate

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (25.42%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 4 (6.78%) CMS
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.56%) MySQL
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (8.47%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) OLAP
7 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
2 7 (11.86%) JUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Ant
4 5 (8.47%) Selenium
4 5 (8.47%) TestNG
4 5 (8.47%) JSUnit
5 4 (6.78%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.69%) Hudson
7 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.69%) jMock
7 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) .NET
2 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
3 21 (35.59%) HTML
4 19 (32.20%) CSS
5 14 (23.73%) WCF
5 14 (23.73%) WPF
6 12 (20.34%) Silverlight
6 12 (20.34%) jQuery
6 12 (20.34%) MSMQ
6 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
7 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
8 10 (16.95%) J2EE
9 9 (15.25%) Ajax
10 8 (13.56%) Web Services
10 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.86%) JSTL
11 7 (11.86%) WF
12 6 (10.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Blog
3 5 (8.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.69%) SystemC
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) MVC
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Scrum
4 13 (22.03%) OO
5 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.25%) SOA
7 8 (13.56%) Workflow
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.17%) MVVM
9 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.47%) OOD
10 4 (6.78%) BDD
11 3 (5.08%) OOP
11 3 (5.08%) TDD
12 2 (3.39%) UML
12 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.69%) Systems Analysis
13 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) SQL
2 34 (57.63%) C#
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.73%) Java
5 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) PHP5
9 2 (3.39%) PHP4
9 2 (3.39%) C
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) CFML
10 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) Apple
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.69%) Open Text
5 1 (1.69%) Pega
5 1 (1.69%) DevExpress
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: up to 45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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