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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 76 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.73% 2.06% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.18% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 14
Average salary £50,000 £45,625 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,400 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
1022 1057 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.63% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 923 915 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Sittingbourne -9 6 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Maidstone +16 4 £50,500 +18.82% 2
Tonbridge - 2 £55,000 -
Faversham - 2 £57,500 -
Dartford -9 1 - -
Deal - 1 £52,500 -
Canterbury - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £54,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £54,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 35 (56.45%) Java
3 32 (51.61%) HTML
4 29 (46.77%) OO
5 28 (45.16%) Web Services
6 27 (43.55%) MVC
7 26 (41.94%) Hibernate
7 26 (41.94%) .NET
8 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
9 24 (38.71%) SQL
10 22 (35.48%) MySQL
10 22 (35.48%) Spring
11 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (32.26%) OOD
13 19 (30.65%) J2EE
14 18 (29.03%) CSS
14 18 (29.03%) Scrum
15 16 (25.81%) Oracle
15 16 (25.81%) C#
15 16 (25.81%) jQuery
16 15 (24.19%) WCF
17 14 (22.58%) XML
17 14 (22.58%) TDD
17 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
18 13 (20.97%) Maven
18 13 (20.97%) JUnit
18 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
18 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
19 12 (19.35%) UML
20 11 (17.74%) Linux

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (11.29%) JBoss
1 7 (11.29%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.61%) ArcIMS
4 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Pure360
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (35.48%) MySQL
3 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.23%) DB2
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Maven
1 13 (20.97%) JUnit
2 9 (14.52%) Eclipse
2 9 (14.52%) Ant
3 8 (12.90%) Subversion
4 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (11.29%) TestNG
5 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (9.68%) jMock
5 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.68%) Mockito
6 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Xcode
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (14.52%) Publishing
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 28 (45.16%) Web Services
3 26 (41.94%) Hibernate
3 26 (41.94%) .NET
4 22 (35.48%) Spring
5 19 (30.65%) J2EE
6 18 (29.03%) CSS
7 16 (25.81%) jQuery
8 15 (24.19%) WCF
9 14 (22.58%) XML
9 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
10 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
11 10 (16.13%) SOAP
11 10 (16.13%) Ajax
12 9 (14.52%) JSP
12 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
12 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (14.52%) REST
13 8 (12.90%) JSON
14 7 (11.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) Open Source
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) AS400
6 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) OO
2 27 (43.55%) MVC
3 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) OOD
5 18 (29.03%) Scrum
6 14 (22.58%) TDD
7 12 (19.35%) UML
8 9 (14.52%) Workflow
9 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 7 (11.29%) OOP
10 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.68%) Web Development
11 6 (9.68%) Build Automation
11 6 (9.68%) Project Management
12 5 (8.06%) Content Management
12 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (8.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 35 (56.45%) Java
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
5 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.06%) VB6
6 5 (8.06%) VB
6 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.45%) XAML
8 2 (3.23%) RPG/400
8 2 (3.23%) RPG IV
8 2 (3.23%) RPG
8 2 (3.23%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Kofax
4 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 4 (6.45%) Telerik
4 4 (6.45%) Infragistics
5 3 (4.84%) ExactTarget
5 3 (4.84%) Neolane
6 1 (1.61%) ESRI
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) Dell
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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