Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 72 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 37 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.93% 2.70% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 2.75% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 48
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% -8.65%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £61,375 £71,250
South East median annual salary £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 1,049 1,344 1,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 98.17% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,169 1,704
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.14%
10th Percentile £21,825 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 August 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 August 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 +15 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Tunbridge Wells +5 2 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Westerham - 2 £63,750 -
Dartford - 2 £61,250 -
Tonbridge - 2 £62,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 24 (55.81%) HTML
4 23 (53.49%) AngularJS
5 22 (51.16%) C#
6 21 (48.84%) MVC
7 20 (46.51%) .NET
8 19 (44.19%) SQL
9 18 (41.86%) CSS
10 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
10 15 (34.88%) Finance
10 15 (34.88%) Java
11 14 (32.56%) jQuery
12 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
13 11 (25.58%) Scrum
13 11 (25.58%) Web Services
13 11 (25.58%) HTML5
14 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (23.26%) CSS3
14 10 (23.26%) MySQL
14 10 (23.26%) React
15 9 (20.93%) MuleSoft
15 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (20.93%) IIS
15 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
15 9 (20.93%) Windows
15 9 (20.93%) Linux
15 9 (20.93%) Umbraco
16 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
16 7 (16.28%) SQL Server

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 (20.93%) IIS
1 9 (20.93%) Umbraco
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) GlassFish
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Zapier
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) NuGet
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.65%) Power BI
4 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) RethinkDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SSDT
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.95%) Bitbucket
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.63%) JUnit
4 5 (11.63%) Maven
5 4 (9.30%) NetBeans
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) HTML
2 23 (53.49%) AngularJS
3 20 (46.51%) .NET
4 18 (41.86%) CSS
5 14 (32.56%) jQuery
6 11 (25.58%) HTML5
6 11 (25.58%) Web Services
7 10 (23.26%) CSS3
7 10 (23.26%) React
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.95%) JSON
9 6 (13.95%) Spring
9 6 (13.95%) XML
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot
10 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) MVC
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) CRM
4 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) Content Management
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Data Management
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) SOLID
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 22 (51.16%) C#
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) Java
5 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.30%) Java 8
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 3 (6.98%) Go
9 2 (4.65%) Python
10 1 (2.33%) ES6
10 1 (2.33%) Perl
10 1 (2.33%) Ruby
10 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) MuleSoft
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase