Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 72 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.73% 2.74% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.79% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 45
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 994 1,256 1,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 98.36% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1,078 1,545
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,547 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +4 14 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Dartford +4 2 £61,250 +22.50%
West Malling -2 2 £48,000 +2.13% 2
Tunbridge Wells +2 1 £42,500 -26.09%
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (67.86%) C#
4 19 (67.86%) .NET
4 19 (67.86%) CSS
5 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 15 (53.57%) SQL
7 14 (50.00%) MVC
7 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (46.43%) Finance
8 13 (46.43%) Scrum
9 12 (42.86%) HTML5
10 11 (39.29%) jQuery
10 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
10 11 (39.29%) React
11 10 (35.71%) MuleSoft
11 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (35.71%) CSS3
12 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (32.14%) Umbraco
12 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
12 9 (32.14%) IIS
12 9 (32.14%) Web Services
12 9 (32.14%) Windows
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
14 6 (21.43%) Java

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 9 (32.14%) IIS
1 9 (32.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) Office 365
4 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) NuGet
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.57%) GitHub
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
3 2 (7.14%) RethinkDB
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) CSS
3 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 12 (42.86%) HTML5
5 11 (39.29%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) React
6 10 (35.71%) CSS3
7 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) Node.js
9 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.71%) REST
10 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Content Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security
8 1 (3.57%) ISMS
8 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) C#
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Go
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
8 2 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.57%) ES6
9 1 (3.57%) Java 8
9 1 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) MuleSoft
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase