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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 38 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 62 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.72% 3.61% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 3.69% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 43
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
1032 1112 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.20% 97.80% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 912 986 889
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Tunbridge Wells -2 20 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Tonbridge +2 12 £55,000 +15.78%
Maidstone +11 10 £47,500 - 1
West Malling - 7 £50,000 -
Faversham - 3 £52,500 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,500 -
Sittingbourne +10 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Chatham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 53 (53.54%) Java
2 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (49.49%) XML
4 46 (46.46%) SQL Server
5 45 (45.45%) .NET
6 44 (44.44%) Scrum
7 40 (40.40%) Spring
8 39 (39.39%) HTML
8 39 (39.39%) OOD
9 38 (38.38%) MySQL
10 37 (37.37%) MVC
11 35 (35.35%) C#
12 34 (34.34%) SQL
13 32 (32.32%) jQuery
14 30 (30.30%) JSON
14 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET
14 30 (30.30%) Subversion
15 29 (29.29%) CSS
16 28 (28.28%) JSP
16 28 (28.28%) Linux
16 28 (28.28%) UML
16 28 (28.28%) J2EE
16 28 (28.28%) Ant
16 28 (28.28%) Eclipse
16 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (28.28%) Maven
17 27 (27.27%) Finance
18 25 (25.25%) RUP
18 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
19 24 (24.24%) JIRA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (23.23%) Tomcat
1 23 (23.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (17.17%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.08%) IIS
4 5 (5.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) JBoss
6 3 (3.03%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.03%) ArcIMS
6 3 (3.03%) CMS
7 2 (2.02%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.01%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.01%) Kentico
8 1 (1.01%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.01%) DNN
8 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (38.38%) MySQL
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.03%) DataStage
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Subversion
2 28 (28.28%) Maven
2 28 (28.28%) Ant
2 28 (28.28%) Eclipse
3 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
4 24 (24.24%) JIRA
5 20 (20.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.07%) JUnit
7 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.04%) TestNG
8 3 (3.03%) jMock
8 3 (3.03%) Mockito
9 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.01%) NUnit
10 1 (1.01%) PEAR
10 1 (1.01%) Moq
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Publishing
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.49%) XML
2 45 (45.45%) .NET
3 40 (40.40%) Spring
4 39 (39.39%) HTML
5 32 (32.32%) jQuery
6 30 (30.30%) JSON
6 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET
7 29 (29.29%) CSS
8 28 (28.28%) JSP
8 28 (28.28%) J2EE
9 24 (24.24%) Servlets
9 24 (24.24%) JDBC
10 23 (23.23%) HTML5
11 21 (21.21%) WCF
11 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (21.21%) CSS3
12 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
13 12 (12.12%) Web Services
14 9 (9.09%) Dojo
14 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.03%) GIS
2 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.01%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) UNIX
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Scrum
2 39 (39.39%) OOD
3 37 (37.37%) MVC
4 28 (28.28%) UML
4 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (25.25%) RUP
6 24 (24.24%) AOP
7 23 (23.23%) Web Development
7 23 (23.23%) OOP
8 18 (18.18%) OO
9 17 (17.17%) DSDM
9 17 (17.17%) Extreme Programming
10 11 (11.11%) SDLC
11 9 (9.09%) TDD
12 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.05%) ETL
13 5 (5.05%) Project Management
14 4 (4.04%) Integration Testing
15 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) Java
2 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 35 (35.35%) C#
4 34 (34.34%) SQL
5 24 (24.24%) AspectJ
6 10 (10.10%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.08%) PHP
8 4 (4.04%) Python
8 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.02%) VB6
10 2 (2.02%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) Ruby
11 1 (1.01%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) IBM
2 15 (15.15%) Oracle
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) Informatica
4 3 (3.03%) ESRI
4 3 (3.03%) Teradata
5 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.02%) Ektron
6 1 (1.01%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Zend
6 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
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