Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 68 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 62 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.64% 3.63% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 3.69% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 51 105
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £45,375 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 1299 1678 2150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 98.24% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1485 1921
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 0 5 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -3 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Folkestone - 4 - - 1
Sittingbourne +3 3 £52,500 -
West Malling -10 3 £47,000 -
Dartford -3 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Chatham - 2 £49,000 -
Canterbury - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £57,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £70,000 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
5 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 16 (45.71%) SQL
7 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (40.00%) MVC
7 14 (40.00%) HTML
8 12 (34.29%) CSS
9 10 (28.57%) Java
9 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (28.57%) Microservices
10 9 (25.71%) IIS
10 9 (25.71%) MySQL
11 8 (22.86%) Scrum
11 8 (22.86%) Spring
11 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
12 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
13 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.14%) JSON
13 6 (17.14%) Kafka
13 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (14.29%) SaaS
14 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation 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 (25.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) SQL CLR
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.86%) Spring
7 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (17.14%) JSON
8 6 (17.14%) Kafka
8 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
9 5 (14.29%) Lucene
9 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (14.29%) RESTful
10 4 (11.43%) Ajax
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (11.43%) jQuery
10 4 (11.43%) WCF
11 3 (8.57%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Social Network
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (40.00%) MVC
2 10 (28.57%) Microservices
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) BPMN
5 5 (14.29%) DNA
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Security Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) Delphi
6 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.57%) C
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sun
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Vertica