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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 75 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.75% 2.92% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 3.09% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 32
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £51,750 £49,750
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
1124 1165 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.56% 94.56% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1032 656
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Dartford -10 8 £53,750 +2.38%
Maidstone +10 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Faversham - 3 £57,500 -
Sittingbourne - 3 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks +5 1 £54,000 +8.00%
Canterbury -6 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £54,000 - 2
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 35 (53.85%) Java
3 34 (52.31%) .NET
4 29 (44.62%) OO
5 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
6 27 (41.54%) MVC
6 27 (41.54%) Web Services
7 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (36.92%) Hibernate
9 23 (35.38%) CSS
9 23 (35.38%) SQL
9 23 (35.38%) Spring
9 23 (35.38%) MySQL
10 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
11 18 (27.69%) TDD
11 18 (27.69%) C#
12 17 (26.15%) Scrum
12 17 (26.15%) OOD
12 17 (26.15%) J2EE
12 17 (26.15%) WCF
13 16 (24.62%) jQuery
13 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
13 16 (24.62%) Oracle
14 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.54%) XML
15 14 (21.54%) Maven
16 12 (18.46%) JUnit
16 12 (18.46%) REST
17 11 (16.92%) Linux

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (10.77%) IIS
2 6 (9.23%) JBoss
2 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) INSURE/90
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Pure360
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Intranet
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.38%) MySQL
3 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) DB2
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Maven
2 12 (18.46%) JUnit
3 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.23%) jMock
3 6 (9.23%) Subversion
3 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.23%) Mockito
3 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
4 5 (7.69%) Ant
4 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.15%) TestNG
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) Xcode
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (12.31%) Publishing
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 34 (52.31%) .NET
3 27 (41.54%) Web Services
4 24 (36.92%) Hibernate
5 23 (35.38%) CSS
5 23 (35.38%) Spring
6 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET
7 17 (26.15%) J2EE
7 17 (26.15%) WCF
8 16 (24.62%) jQuery
8 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
9 14 (21.54%) XML
10 12 (18.46%) REST
11 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (15.38%) SOAP
11 10 (15.38%) Ajax
12 9 (13.85%) JSON
13 8 (12.31%) Spring Integration
14 7 (10.77%) Spring MVC
14 7 (10.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 5 (7.69%) Open Source
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) OO
2 27 (41.54%) MVC
3 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.69%) TDD
5 17 (26.15%) OOD
5 17 (26.15%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) UML
7 9 (13.85%) Workflow
7 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Project Management
8 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.23%) Build Automation
9 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) OOP
10 4 (6.15%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (6.15%) CRM
10 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.85%) Java
3 23 (35.38%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) C#
5 8 (12.31%) PHP
5 8 (12.31%) VB
5 8 (12.31%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.31%) VB6
6 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.15%) XAML
9 2 (3.08%) RPG/400
9 2 (3.08%) RPG IV
9 2 (3.08%) RPG
9 2 (3.08%) Delphi
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Oracle
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Kofax
4 4 (6.15%) Telerik
4 4 (6.15%) Infragistics
5 3 (4.62%) Neolane
5 3 (4.62%) ExactTarget
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Twitter
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago