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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 45 66 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.16% 3.51% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 3.58% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 51
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 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
1042 1088 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.38% 98.02% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 930 934 901
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Maidstone +13 17 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Tunbridge Wells -11 14 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Tonbridge +2 7 £55,000 +15.78% 2
West Malling +7 6 £50,000 - 1
Folkestone - 5 £44,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £35,250 -
Sittingbourne -1 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 56 (54.37%) .NET
2 53 (51.46%) SQL Server
3 50 (48.54%) JavaScript
4 47 (45.63%) XML
5 44 (42.72%) Java
6 43 (41.75%) HTML
7 42 (40.78%) Scrum
8 40 (38.83%) C#
9 39 (37.86%) OOD
10 38 (36.89%) MVC
11 36 (34.95%) Spring
12 35 (33.98%) jQuery
13 34 (33.01%) CSS
14 33 (32.04%) ASP.NET
15 32 (31.07%) SQL
16 30 (29.13%) MySQL
16 30 (29.13%) Finance
17 29 (28.16%) JSON
18 28 (27.18%) HTML5
18 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (26.21%) Subversion
20 25 (24.27%) Maven
20 25 (24.27%) UML
20 25 (24.27%) CSS3
21 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
21 22 (21.36%) JSP
21 22 (21.36%) J2EE
21 22 (21.36%) Ant
21 22 (21.36%) RUP
21 22 (21.36%) Linux

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 20 (19.42%) Tomcat
1 20 (19.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (16.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.83%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) CMS
5 2 (1.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.97%) ArcIMS
6 1 (0.97%) DNN
6 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.97%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Kentico
6 1 (0.97%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (51.46%) SQL Server
2 30 (29.13%) MySQL
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.91%) DataStage
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Subversion
2 25 (24.27%) Maven
3 22 (21.36%) Ant
3 22 (21.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (21.36%) Eclipse
4 21 (20.39%) JIRA
5 20 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.88%) JUnit
7 3 (2.91%) jMock
7 3 (2.91%) Mockito
8 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.94%) Moq
8 2 (1.94%) NUnit
9 1 (0.97%) PEAR
9 1 (0.97%) MSTest
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.97%) TestNG
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Publishing
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Marketing
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (54.37%) .NET
2 47 (45.63%) XML
3 43 (41.75%) HTML
4 36 (34.95%) Spring
5 35 (33.98%) jQuery
6 34 (33.01%) CSS
7 33 (32.04%) ASP.NET
8 29 (28.16%) JSON
9 28 (27.18%) HTML5
10 25 (24.27%) CSS3
11 22 (21.36%) JSP
11 22 (21.36%) J2EE
12 21 (20.39%) Servlets
12 21 (20.39%) JDBC
12 21 (20.39%) WCF
12 21 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
14 12 (11.65%) .NET Framework
14 12 (11.65%) AngularJS
15 9 (8.74%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.97%) User Experience
2 1 (0.97%) GIS
2 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.78%) Scrum
2 39 (37.86%) OOD
3 38 (36.89%) MVC
4 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.27%) UML
6 22 (21.36%) RUP
7 21 (20.39%) AOP
7 21 (20.39%) Web Development
8 20 (19.42%) OOP
9 19 (18.45%) OO
10 17 (16.50%) DSDM
10 17 (16.50%) Extreme Programming
11 13 (12.62%) TDD
12 12 (11.65%) SDLC
13 10 (9.71%) Project Management
14 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.85%) ETL
15 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
15 5 (4.85%) Business Analysis
15 5 (4.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) JavaScript
2 44 (42.72%) Java
3 40 (38.83%) C#
4 32 (31.07%) SQL
5 21 (20.39%) AspectJ
6 18 (17.48%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.77%) PHP
8 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.94%) VB6
10 2 (1.94%) VB
10 2 (1.94%) Python
11 1 (0.97%) Ruby
11 1 (0.97%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) IBM
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.91%) Informatica
4 3 (2.91%) Teradata
5 2 (1.94%) Ektron
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) ESRI
6 1 (0.97%) Twitter
6 1 (0.97%) Zend
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
Maidstone, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago