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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 54 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 46 50 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.57% 4.51% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 4.60% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
978 1086 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.22% 97.93% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 933 711
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 £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Maidstone -5 6 £50,500 +26.25% 1
Sittingbourne - 5 £45,000 -
Stansted - 5 £55,000 -
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Tonbridge +9 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Canterbury - 2 £52,500 -
Whitstable - 2 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +19 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 27 August 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 54 (67.50%) .NET
2 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 43 (53.75%) ASP.NET
4 38 (47.50%) C#
5 33 (41.25%) Java
6 27 (33.75%) HTML
6 27 (33.75%) WCF
6 27 (33.75%) WPF
7 26 (32.50%) SQL
8 25 (31.25%) IIS
8 25 (31.25%) Windows
8 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 23 (28.75%) Silverlight
11 22 (27.50%) Hibernate
11 22 (27.50%) CSS
11 22 (27.50%) OO
12 21 (26.25%) MSMQ
13 20 (25.00%) MVC
14 18 (22.50%) Spring
14 18 (22.50%) OOD
15 17 (21.25%) MySQL
16 16 (20.00%) J2EE
17 14 (17.50%) VB.NET
17 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (16.25%) Web Services
18 13 (16.25%) Linux
19 12 (15.00%) TDD
20 11 (13.75%) Publishing

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (31.25%) IIS
2 10 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (5.00%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) MySQL
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) JUnit
2 9 (11.25%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.25%) Ant
2 9 (11.25%) Maven
3 8 (10.00%) TestNG
4 4 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (13.75%) Publishing
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Billing
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (67.50%) .NET
2 43 (53.75%) ASP.NET
3 27 (33.75%) HTML
3 27 (33.75%) WCF
3 27 (33.75%) WPF
4 23 (28.75%) Silverlight
5 22 (27.50%) Hibernate
5 22 (27.50%) CSS
6 21 (26.25%) MSMQ
7 18 (22.50%) Spring
8 16 (20.00%) J2EE
9 13 (16.25%) Web Services
10 10 (12.50%) JSP
10 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 10 (12.50%) JSTL
11 9 (11.25%) Spring Integration
11 9 (11.25%) REST
11 9 (11.25%) JSON
11 9 (11.25%) JSF
12 8 (10.00%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) AS400
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) OO
2 20 (25.00%) MVC
3 18 (22.50%) OOD
4 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.00%) TDD
6 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Scrum
9 7 (8.75%) Web Design
10 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.25%) UML
11 4 (5.00%) CRM
11 4 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.00%) Project Management
11 4 (5.00%) SEO
11 4 (5.00%) Workflow
11 4 (5.00%) Web Marketing
12 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) C#
2 33 (41.25%) Java
3 26 (32.50%) SQL
4 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.50%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.25%) VB
6 9 (11.25%) VB6
7 4 (5.00%) XAML
8 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) RPG
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) Delphi
9 2 (2.50%) RPG/400
9 2 (2.50%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) Guidewire
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