The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
South East / Kent
Rank 82 93 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 3 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 1.14% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.17% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 21
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 776 1115 908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.61% 97.72% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 631 967 818
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Kent

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Kent.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Kent

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Kent over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Kent

Senior Java 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 Java Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £65,000 -
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) jMock
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Mockito
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) jMock
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle