The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 53 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4882 4979 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.78% 4.65% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 4.92% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4321 4277 4108
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in England

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in England

Senior Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 2186 £60,000 - 270
South East +19 1005 £50,000 +5.26% 123
Yorkshire +37 375 £45,000 +5.88% 45
East of England +3 326 £50,000 +5.26% 27
South West -14 324 £45,000 +5.88% 63
North West -13 282 £45,000 +5.88% 87
West Midlands -8 193 £45,000 +5.88% 36
East Midlands -23 126 £40,000 -5.88% 20
North East +22 55 £42,500 +9.67% 6
Midlands -11 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 4774 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 4432 (46.86%) JavaScript
3 3918 (41.43%) HTML
4 3845 (40.66%) C#
5 3842 (40.63%) .NET
6 3473 (36.72%) CSS
7 3247 (34.33%) SQL
8 3120 (32.99%) MVC
9 3041 (32.16%) Java
10 2856 (30.20%) SQL Server
11 2668 (28.21%) ASP.NET
12 2553 (27.00%) TDD
13 2291 (24.23%) jQuery
14 1912 (20.22%) OO
15 1832 (19.37%) Finance
16 1802 (19.05%) Scrum
17 1651 (17.46%) Web Services
18 1572 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1571 (16.61%) HTML5
20 1505 (15.91%) XML
21 1406 (14.87%) Spring
22 1291 (13.65%) Microsoft
23 1276 (13.49%) Git (software)
24 1230 (13.01%) AngularJS
25 1228 (12.99%) Software Engineering
26 1211 (12.81%) Degree
27 1207 (12.76%) MySQL
28 1146 (12.12%) .NET Framework
29 1111 (11.75%) PHP
30 1065 (11.26%) Oracle

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 481 (5.09%) Node.js
2 416 (4.40%) Apache
3 398 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 387 (4.09%) CMS
5 305 (3.23%) IIS
6 265 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 223 (2.36%) JBoss
8 222 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 189 (2.00%) Apache Solr
10 147 (1.55%) Drupal
11 137 (1.45%) WebLogic
12 135 (1.43%) WebSphere
12 135 (1.43%) WordPress
13 125 (1.32%) Umbraco
14 101 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
15 71 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
16 70 (0.74%) Apache Spark
17 67 (0.71%) nginx
18 63 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
19 60 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 685 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 115 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 64 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 50 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 43 (0.45%) MS Office
6 29 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.11%) FastStats
9 9 (0.095%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
11 5 (0.053%) SPSS
12 4 (0.042%) InDesign
13 3 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.032%) Mathematica
13 3 (0.032%) Quicktime
14 2 (0.021%) MS Project
14 2 (0.021%) MS Visio
14 2 (0.021%) CPLEX
15 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 90 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.79%) Magento
3 49 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 13 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
7 12 (0.13%) MetaTrader
8 11 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
8 11 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.053%) Visualfiles
11 5 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.053%) Shopify
12 3 (0.032%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.032%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.032%) Oracle EBS R12
13 2 (0.021%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 460 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 408 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (2.18%) SaaS
4 116 (1.23%) GitHub
5 63 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (0.22%) PaaS
8 21 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 18 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 18 (0.19%) Force.com
10 13 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.12%) Office 365
13 10 (0.11%) Trello
14 8 (0.085%) IaaS
15 7 (0.074%) Heroku
16 6 (0.063%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 4 (0.042%) Route 53
18 3 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 194 (2.05%) HTTP
2 169 (1.79%) Internet
3 82 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.33%) SMTP
5 29 (0.31%) Network Security
6 28 (0.30%) Firewall
7 27 (0.29%) Broadband
8 21 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 21 (0.22%) SSL
9 19 (0.20%) DNS
10 17 (0.18%) SMPP
10 17 (0.18%) AMQP
11 14 (0.15%) WAN
12 13 (0.14%) LDAP
12 13 (0.14%) Intranet
13 12 (0.13%) SSH
14 11 (0.12%) FTP
15 10 (0.11%) SMS
16 9 (0.095%) GSM
16 9 (0.095%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2856 (30.20%) SQL Server
2 1207 (12.76%) MySQL
3 608 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 599 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 570 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 508 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 504 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 473 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 391 (4.13%) Big Data
10 325 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 325 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
11 265 (2.80%) Oracle Database
12 263 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 260 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 246 (2.60%) Hadoop
15 232 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
16 160 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
17 146 (1.54%) Redis
18 129 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
19 120 (1.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1276 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 711 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 694 (7.34%) Subversion
4 637 (6.74%) Visual Studio
5 464 (4.91%) Maven
6 412 (4.36%) Jenkins
7 361 (3.82%) JUnit
8 359 (3.80%) NUnit
9 332 (3.51%) JIRA
10 323 (3.42%) Selenium
11 315 (3.33%) Eclipse
12 222 (2.35%) Ant
13 217 (2.29%) TeamCity
14 159 (1.68%) Grunt
15 148 (1.56%) Cucumber
16 141 (1.49%) Mockito
17 129 (1.36%) PHPUnit
18 127 (1.34%) Moq
19 116 (1.23%) ReSharper
20 107 (1.13%) Jasmine
General
1 1832 (19.37%) Finance
2 566 (5.98%) Banking
3 529 (5.59%) Retail
4 394 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 355 (3.75%) Marketing
6 243 (2.57%) Games
7 210 (2.22%) Front Office
8 139 (1.47%) Law
9 129 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 127 (1.34%) Publishing
10 127 (1.34%) Back Office
11 124 (1.31%) Advertising
12 100 (1.06%) Automotive
13 92 (0.97%) Legal
14 79 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 77 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 60 (0.63%) Electronics
17 59 (0.62%) Financial Institution
18 50 (0.53%) Online Betting
19 49 (0.52%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3918 (41.43%) HTML
2 3842 (40.63%) .NET
3 3473 (36.72%) CSS
4 2668 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 2291 (24.23%) jQuery
6 1651 (17.46%) Web Services
7 1572 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1571 (16.61%) HTML5
9 1505 (15.91%) XML
10 1406 (14.87%) Spring
11 1230 (13.01%) AngularJS
12 1146 (12.12%) .NET Framework
13 1003 (10.61%) REST
14 916 (9.69%) CSS3
15 839 (8.87%) WCF
16 811 (8.58%) Ajax
17 809 (8.55%) Hibernate
18 707 (7.48%) SOAP
19 695 (7.35%) Entity Framework
20 693 (7.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 786 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 547 (5.78%) User Experience
3 482 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 384 (4.06%) Mobile App
5 229 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 209 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 204 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 180 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 165 (1.74%) Derivative
10 159 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 148 (1.56%) Equities
12 146 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 138 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 107 (1.13%) N-Tier
15 101 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 96 (1.02%) Data Integration
17 90 (0.95%) iPad
18 76 (0.80%) iPhone
19 75 (0.79%) Management Information System
20 74 (0.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1040 (11.00%) Linux
2 917 (9.70%) Windows
3 538 (5.69%) Apple iOS
4 508 (5.37%) UNIX
5 489 (5.17%) Android
6 49 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 42 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 40 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 33 (0.35%) Debian
10 32 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (0.30%) CentOS
12 26 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 25 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 19 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.17%) Solaris
16 15 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
18 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4774 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 3120 (32.99%) MVC
3 2553 (27.00%) TDD
4 1912 (20.22%) OO
5 1802 (19.05%) Scrum
6 1228 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 1057 (11.18%) E-Commerce
8 964 (10.19%) Mentoring
9 909 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
10 804 (8.50%) BDD
11 789 (8.34%) Unit Testing
12 757 (8.00%) OOP
12 757 (8.00%) SDLC
13 700 (7.40%) Web Development
14 696 (7.36%) Multithreading
15 534 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
16 533 (5.64%) Open Source
17 524 (5.54%) SOA
18 466 (4.93%) OOD
19 347 (3.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4432 (46.86%) JavaScript
2 3845 (40.66%) C#
3 3247 (34.33%) SQL
4 3041 (32.16%) Java
5 1111 (11.75%) PHP
6 698 (7.38%) T-SQL
7 655 (6.93%) C++
8 583 (6.16%) Python
9 452 (4.78%) VB.NET
10 451 (4.77%) Ruby
11 363 (3.84%) Scala
12 358 (3.79%) PL/SQL
13 277 (2.93%) Objective-C
14 234 (2.47%) C
15 181 (1.91%) PHP5
16 162 (1.71%) Groovy
17 145 (1.53%) VB
18 119 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 112 (1.18%) Perl
20 79 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1211 (12.81%) Degree
2 137 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 49 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 37 (0.39%) MCSD
6 35 (0.37%) PhD
7 30 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
8 28 (0.30%) OCP
9 23 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 21 (0.22%) MCPD
11 17 (0.18%) HND
12 14 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.095%) MCP
14 6 (0.063%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.063%) OCPJP
15 5 (0.053%) CIMA
15 5 (0.053%) Siebel Certification
15 5 (0.053%) CCNP
16 4 (0.042%) MOS
16 4 (0.042%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (3.45%) QA
2 28 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.25%) GAMP
4 22 (0.23%) SLA
5 17 (0.18%) HL7
6 11 (0.12%) WCAG
7 10 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.095%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.074%) MiFID
10 6 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.063%) Basel II
10 6 (0.063%) TickIT
11 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.011%) COBIT
11 1 (0.011%) Section 508
11 1 (0.011%) EMIR
11 1 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 65 (0.69%) Docker
2 53 (0.56%) Varnish
3 48 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.17%) LXC
6 9 (0.095%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.095%) Xen
6 9 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.074%) vCloud
8 6 (0.063%) iptables
9 5 (0.053%) HDFS
10 4 (0.042%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.032%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.021%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.021%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.011%) vSphere
13 1 (0.011%) Squid
13 1 (0.011%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 131 (1.39%) Puppet
2 120 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.44%) Ansible
4 21 (0.22%) logstash
5 20 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 19 (0.20%) Nagios
6 19 (0.20%) StatsD
7 18 (0.19%) Kibana
8 16 (0.17%) SCCM
9 13 (0.14%) Pingdom
10 12 (0.13%) Mesos
10 12 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.12%) MOM
11 11 (0.12%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.085%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.074%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.074%) WMI
13 7 (0.074%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 7 (0.074%) Salt
13 7 (0.074%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1291 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 1065 (11.26%) Oracle
3 322 (3.40%) Zend
4 177 (1.87%) Google
5 121 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 114 (1.21%) IBM
7 108 (1.14%) hybris
8 103 (1.09%) Adobe
9 89 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 88 (0.93%) Apple
11 87 (0.92%) Sybase
11 87 (0.92%) SAP
12 86 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
13 84 (0.89%) Xamarin
14 72 (0.76%) Tableau
15 54 (0.57%) Facebook
16 49 (0.52%) Informatica
17 48 (0.51%) VMware
18 44 (0.47%) Atlassian
19 42 (0.44%) Twitter
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