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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 61 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 34 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.48% 2.88% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 3.02% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 18
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,625 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £65,000
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
926 1194 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.68% 95.52% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 837 962 909
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Tonbridge - 10 £55,000 -
Maidstone +37 7 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 4 £42,500 - 2
Sittingbourne 0 4 £45,000 +1.69%
Deal - 2 £53,750 -
West Malling +8 1 £50,000 +1.52% 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 43 (67.19%) Java
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 33 (51.56%) MySQL
4 31 (48.44%) HTML
5 27 (42.19%) Spring
6 24 (37.50%) J2EE
6 24 (37.50%) MVC
7 23 (35.94%) SQL
8 22 (34.38%) .NET
8 22 (34.38%) Hibernate
9 21 (32.81%) XML
9 21 (32.81%) Linux
9 21 (32.81%) OO
9 21 (32.81%) OOD
9 21 (32.81%) Scrum
9 21 (32.81%) Maven
10 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 20 (31.25%) Web Services
11 19 (29.69%) Subversion
12 18 (28.13%) Ant
12 18 (28.13%) CSS
12 18 (28.13%) JSP
12 18 (28.13%) UML
12 18 (28.13%) Eclipse
13 17 (26.56%) Oracle
13 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (26.56%) TDD
13 17 (26.56%) jQuery
14 16 (25.00%) JSON
15 15 (23.44%) C#

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
1 11 (17.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (12.50%) Apache
3 7 (10.94%) JBoss
4 6 (9.38%) IIS
5 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
6 3 (4.69%) ArcIMS
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Pure360
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) MySQL
2 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Maven
2 19 (29.69%) Subversion
3 18 (28.13%) Ant
3 18 (28.13%) Eclipse
4 14 (21.88%) JUnit
5 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 11 (17.19%) JIRA
7 7 (10.94%) jMock
7 7 (10.94%) TestNG
7 7 (10.94%) Mockito
8 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
9 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
9 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) Spring
3 24 (37.50%) J2EE
4 22 (34.38%) .NET
4 22 (34.38%) Hibernate
5 21 (32.81%) XML
6 20 (31.25%) Web Services
7 18 (28.13%) CSS
7 18 (28.13%) JSP
8 17 (26.56%) jQuery
9 16 (25.00%) JSON
10 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
11 11 (17.19%) Servlets
11 11 (17.19%) JDBC
11 11 (17.19%) WCF
12 10 (15.63%) Spring MVC
12 10 (15.63%) .NET Framework
13 9 (14.06%) HTML5
13 9 (14.06%) SOAP
13 9 (14.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
2 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) MVC
2 21 (32.81%) OO
2 21 (32.81%) OOD
2 21 (32.81%) Scrum
3 18 (28.13%) UML
4 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
5 15 (23.44%) OOP
6 11 (17.19%) RUP
6 11 (17.19%) AOP
7 10 (15.63%) Web Development
8 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Build Automation
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.81%) Multivariate Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.81%) Content Management
11 4 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) Java
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (35.94%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) C#
5 11 (17.19%) PHP
5 11 (17.19%) AspectJ
6 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) VB
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.69%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) VB6
8 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) IBM
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Telerik
5 3 (4.69%) Neolane
5 3 (4.69%) ExactTarget
5 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.69%) ESRI
6 2 (3.13%) Kofax
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter
West Malling, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £55 basic + Bonus (up to 25% of basic salary)
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 6 days ago