Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 87 70
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.95% 2.32% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 2.37% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 73
Kent median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £42,600 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £64,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,143 1,432 2,039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 97.61% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 1,188 1,782
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,175 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Kent

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Kent

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +17 11 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Tunbridge Wells -2 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Tonbridge - 3 £62,500 -
Westerham - 2 £63,750 - 1
Dartford -2 1 £60,000 - 1
West Malling -8 1 £51,000 +33.33% 6
Sevenoaks - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 25 (53.19%) C#
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 20 (42.55%) .NET
4 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
5 17 (36.17%) MVC
6 16 (34.04%) Java
7 15 (31.91%) HTML
8 14 (29.79%) SQL
9 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) Linux
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.15%) MySQL
12 9 (19.15%) CSS
13 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
14 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
14 7 (14.89%) REST
15 6 (12.77%) SOLID
15 6 (12.77%) WPF
15 6 (12.77%) jQuery
15 6 (12.77%) Web Development
15 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (12.77%) JSON
15 6 (12.77%) TDD
15 6 (12.77%) Spring

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Zapier
3 3 (6.38%) Office 365
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.13%) Firebase
5 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
3 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.38%) Redis
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.26%) Power BI
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) RethinkDB
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.26%) SSDT
7 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.51%) NetBeans
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) JSUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
3 15 (31.91%) HTML
4 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
5 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
7 9 (19.15%) CSS
8 7 (14.89%) REST
9 6 (12.77%) jQuery
9 6 (12.77%) JSON
9 6 (12.77%) Spring
9 6 (12.77%) WPF
9 6 (12.77%) XML
10 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (10.64%) SOAP
10 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
10 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
10 5 (10.64%) Web Services
11 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) MVC
3 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.77%) CRM
4 6 (12.77%) SOLID
4 6 (12.77%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) Web Development
5 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Content Management
7 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Java 8
6 3 (6.38%) Go
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Sybase