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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 46 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.48% 4.31% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 4.44% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 41
Average salary £50,000 £50,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1023 969 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.99% 97.19% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 932 803 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +18 20 £55,000 +8.91%
West Malling 0 8 £50,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells -25 8 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Folkestone - 4 £44,000 -
Tonbridge -2 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Canterbury -2 1 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 63 (57.80%) .NET
2 59 (54.13%) SQL Server
3 55 (50.46%) JavaScript
4 48 (44.04%) HTML
5 46 (42.20%) C#
6 44 (40.37%) XML
6 44 (40.37%) MVC
7 43 (39.45%) jQuery
8 40 (36.70%) Scrum
8 40 (36.70%) CSS
9 37 (33.94%) OOD
10 35 (32.11%) Java
11 34 (31.19%) SQL
12 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
13 32 (29.36%) Spring
14 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (27.52%) Finance
15 30 (27.52%) HTML5
16 28 (25.69%) CSS3
17 27 (24.77%) MySQL
17 27 (24.77%) JSON
18 24 (22.02%) Subversion
18 24 (22.02%) WCF
19 23 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (21.10%) Web Development
20 21 (19.27%) Maven
20 21 (19.27%) VB.NET
20 21 (19.27%) UML
20 21 (19.27%) OO
21 20 (18.35%) Git (software)

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (15.60%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (14.68%) Tomcat
2 16 (14.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.92%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Kentico
6 1 (0.92%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.92%) DNN
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (54.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (24.77%) MySQL
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.75%) DataStage
6 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (22.02%) Subversion
2 21 (19.27%) Maven
3 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (15.60%) Eclipse
4 17 (15.60%) JIRA
4 17 (15.60%) Ant
5 4 (3.67%) NUnit
5 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.75%) Moq
6 3 (2.75%) Mockito
6 3 (2.75%) JUnit
6 3 (2.75%) jMock
7 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.83%) MSTest
8 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.92%) PEAR
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.80%) .NET
2 48 (44.04%) HTML
3 44 (40.37%) XML
4 43 (39.45%) jQuery
5 40 (36.70%) CSS
6 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
7 32 (29.36%) Spring
8 30 (27.52%) HTML5
9 28 (25.69%) CSS3
10 27 (24.77%) JSON
11 24 (22.02%) WCF
12 23 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
13 17 (15.60%) JDBC
13 17 (15.60%) JSP
13 17 (15.60%) Servlets
13 17 (15.60%) J2EE
14 15 (13.76%) .NET Framework
15 13 (11.93%) Hibernate
16 9 (8.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
1 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
1 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
1 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) UNIX
3 2 (1.83%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) MVC
2 40 (36.70%) Scrum
3 37 (33.94%) OOD
4 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (21.10%) Web Development
6 21 (19.27%) UML
6 21 (19.27%) OO
7 18 (16.51%) RUP
8 17 (15.60%) DSDM
8 17 (15.60%) OOP
8 17 (15.60%) Extreme Programming
8 17 (15.60%) AOP
9 15 (13.76%) TDD
10 13 (11.93%) Project Management
11 12 (11.01%) SDLC
12 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.42%) Line Management
13 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
14 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.46%) JavaScript
2 46 (42.20%) C#
3 35 (32.11%) Java
4 34 (31.19%) SQL
5 21 (19.27%) VB.NET
6 17 (15.60%) AspectJ
7 11 (10.09%) PHP
8 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.83%) VB6
10 2 (1.83%) VB
11 1 (0.92%) Python
11 1 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.92%) PHP5
11 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) IBM
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.75%) Informatica
4 3 (2.75%) Teradata
5 2 (1.83%) Zend
5 2 (1.83%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.83%) Ektron
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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