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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 54 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4809 5267 4519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.72% 4.84% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 5.12% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 4626 4124
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 £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 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 4 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
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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 -4 2143 £60,000 - 311
South East +16 969 £50,000 +5.26% 108
Yorkshire +31 403 £45,000 +9.09% 60
South West -18 324 £42,500 - 79
East of England -4 311 £48,500 +5.43% 40
North West -25 275 £45,000 +5.88% 78
West Midlands -15 196 £45,000 +8.24% 34
East Midlands -9 133 £40,000 -5.88% 19
North East +26 55 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Midlands -15 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
2 4443 (46.50%) JavaScript
3 3992 (41.78%) .NET
4 3961 (41.46%) C#
5 3913 (40.96%) HTML
6 3464 (36.26%) CSS
7 3258 (34.10%) SQL
8 3220 (33.70%) MVC
9 3051 (31.93%) Java
10 2941 (30.78%) SQL Server
11 2766 (28.95%) ASP.NET
12 2612 (27.34%) TDD
13 2323 (24.31%) jQuery
14 1908 (19.97%) OO
15 1822 (19.07%) Scrum
16 1791 (18.75%) Finance
17 1695 (17.74%) Web Services
18 1601 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1568 (16.41%) HTML5
20 1564 (16.37%) XML
21 1403 (14.68%) Spring
22 1365 (14.29%) Microsoft
23 1312 (13.73%) Git (software)
24 1287 (13.47%) MySQL
25 1206 (12.62%) .NET Framework
26 1192 (12.48%) AngularJS
27 1163 (12.17%) Software Engineering
28 1156 (12.10%) Degree
29 1147 (12.01%) PHP
30 1071 (11.21%) Oracle

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 470 (4.92%) Node.js
2 445 (4.66%) Apache
3 417 (4.36%) Tomcat
4 388 (4.06%) CMS
5 306 (3.20%) IIS
6 283 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 220 (2.30%) JBoss
8 219 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 212 (2.22%) Apache Solr
10 142 (1.49%) Drupal
11 137 (1.43%) WordPress
12 133 (1.39%) WebLogic
13 128 (1.34%) WebSphere
14 120 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
15 117 (1.22%) Umbraco
16 67 (0.70%) nginx
17 63 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 63 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
18 60 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
19 56 (0.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 684 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 112 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 57 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 46 (0.48%) PowerPivot
5 43 (0.45%) MS Office
6 28 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.094%) InDesign
8 8 (0.084%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.084%) FastStats
9 7 (0.073%) Final Cut Pro
9 7 (0.073%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.042%) SPSS
11 3 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.031%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.031%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.031%) Quicktime
11 3 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.021%) MS Project
13 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 90 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.68%) Magento
3 45 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
6 11 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.10%) MetaTrader
8 7 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.052%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (0.052%) Visualfiles
10 5 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.052%) Shopify
11 3 (0.031%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.031%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.031%) Exstream
12 2 (0.021%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.021%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 463 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (2.26%) SaaS
4 107 (1.12%) GitHub
5 61 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.31%) Force.com
8 27 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (0.26%) PaaS
10 20 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 15 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.14%) Heroku
12 13 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.094%) Trello
15 8 (0.084%) IaaS
16 7 (0.073%) Office 365
17 5 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
18 4 (0.042%) Route 53
18 4 (0.042%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 190 (1.99%) HTTP
2 182 (1.90%) Internet
3 75 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.40%) Broadband
5 28 (0.29%) SMTP
6 24 (0.25%) Firewall
6 24 (0.25%) AMQP
7 23 (0.24%) Network Security
8 22 (0.23%) SSL
9 20 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 17 (0.18%) DNS
11 15 (0.16%) SMPP
11 15 (0.16%) SSH
12 14 (0.15%) LDAP
13 12 (0.13%) WAN
13 12 (0.13%) Intranet
14 11 (0.12%) SMS
15 10 (0.10%) VPN
16 8 (0.084%) FTP
17 7 (0.073%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2941 (30.78%) SQL Server
2 1287 (13.47%) MySQL
3 616 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 593 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 582 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 535 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 520 (5.44%) MongoDB
8 461 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 386 (4.04%) Big Data
10 342 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
11 334 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 286 (2.99%) Oracle Database
13 258 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 243 (2.54%) RDBMS
15 241 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 231 (2.42%) Hadoop
17 168 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
18 147 (1.54%) Redis
19 136 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
20 124 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1312 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 726 (7.60%) Subversion
3 723 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 667 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 474 (4.96%) Maven
6 435 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 371 (3.88%) JUnit
8 358 (3.75%) NUnit
9 330 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 307 (3.21%) Selenium
11 305 (3.19%) JIRA
12 252 (2.64%) Ant
13 216 (2.26%) TeamCity
14 137 (1.43%) Grunt
15 131 (1.37%) PHPUnit
16 130 (1.36%) ReSharper
17 129 (1.35%) Moq
18 128 (1.34%) Cucumber
19 126 (1.32%) Mockito
20 98 (1.03%) Jasmine
General
1 1791 (18.75%) Finance
2 544 (5.69%) Banking
3 514 (5.38%) Retail
4 396 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 367 (3.84%) Marketing
6 257 (2.69%) Games
7 207 (2.17%) Front Office
8 143 (1.50%) Publishing
9 142 (1.49%) Law
10 135 (1.41%) Advertising
11 130 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 129 (1.35%) Back Office
13 108 (1.13%) Automotive
14 103 (1.08%) Legal
15 77 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 75 (0.79%) Manufacturing
17 59 (0.62%) Electronics
18 51 (0.53%) Online Betting
19 49 (0.51%) Aerospace
20 46 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3992 (41.78%) .NET
2 3913 (40.96%) HTML
3 3464 (36.26%) CSS
4 2766 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 2323 (24.31%) jQuery
6 1695 (17.74%) Web Services
7 1601 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1568 (16.41%) HTML5
9 1564 (16.37%) XML
10 1403 (14.68%) Spring
11 1206 (12.62%) .NET Framework
12 1192 (12.48%) AngularJS
13 990 (10.36%) REST
14 905 (9.47%) CSS3
15 902 (9.44%) WCF
16 833 (8.72%) Ajax
17 772 (8.08%) Hibernate
18 756 (7.91%) J2EE
19 713 (7.46%) Entity Framework
20 702 (7.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 724 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 521 (5.45%) User Experience
3 486 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 387 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 223 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 215 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 208 (2.18%) Algorithms
8 169 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 161 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 136 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 136 (1.42%) Equities
11 129 (1.35%) Derivative
12 125 (1.31%) Hedge funds
13 105 (1.10%) N-Tier
14 92 (0.96%) Visualisation
15 89 (0.93%) Data Integration
16 78 (0.82%) iPhone
17 75 (0.79%) Social Media
17 75 (0.79%) iPad
17 75 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1012 (10.59%) Linux
2 915 (9.58%) Windows
3 538 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 514 (5.38%) Android
5 468 (4.90%) UNIX
6 56 (0.59%) Windows Phone
7 43 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 41 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 34 (0.36%) Debian
10 27 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 26 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 26 (0.27%) CentOS
11 26 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.16%) Solaris
14 12 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
14 12 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4774 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
2 3220 (33.70%) MVC
3 2612 (27.34%) TDD
4 1908 (19.97%) OO
5 1822 (19.07%) Scrum
6 1163 (12.17%) Software Engineering
7 1043 (10.92%) E-Commerce
8 956 (10.01%) Mentoring
9 909 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
10 839 (8.78%) Unit Testing
11 809 (8.47%) BDD
12 777 (8.13%) OOP
13 747 (7.82%) SDLC
14 715 (7.48%) Web Development
15 674 (7.05%) Multithreading
16 553 (5.79%) Open Source
17 538 (5.63%) SOA
18 528 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
19 473 (4.95%) OOD
20 347 (3.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4443 (46.50%) JavaScript
2 3961 (41.46%) C#
3 3258 (34.10%) SQL
4 3051 (31.93%) Java
5 1147 (12.01%) PHP
6 739 (7.73%) T-SQL
7 618 (6.47%) C++
8 591 (6.19%) Python
9 478 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 448 (4.69%) Ruby
11 360 (3.77%) Scala
12 345 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 271 (2.84%) Objective-C
14 231 (2.42%) C
15 183 (1.92%) PHP5
16 170 (1.78%) VB
17 166 (1.74%) Groovy
18 113 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 108 (1.13%) Perl
20 83 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1156 (12.10%) Degree
2 135 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 47 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 42 (0.44%) MCSD
6 33 (0.35%) PhD
7 27 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 26 (0.27%) OCP
9 23 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 19 (0.20%) MCPD
11 15 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.12%) MCP
13 10 (0.10%) HND
14 5 (0.052%) Siebel Certification
14 5 (0.052%) OCPJP
15 4 (0.042%) OCMJD
15 4 (0.042%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.042%) SAP Certification
15 4 (0.042%) CIMA
15 4 (0.042%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (3.42%) QA
2 24 (0.25%) SLA
3 22 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.22%) GAMP
5 13 (0.14%) HL7
6 10 (0.10%) WCAG
7 9 (0.094%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.084%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.073%) MiFID
10 6 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.063%) Basel II
10 6 (0.063%) TickIT
11 1 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.010%) COBIT
11 1 (0.010%) Section 508
11 1 (0.010%) EMIR
11 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 66 (0.69%) Docker
2 51 (0.53%) Varnish
3 46 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.20%) LXC
6 13 (0.14%) Xen
7 7 (0.073%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.052%) Firmware
9 4 (0.042%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.042%) iptables
9 4 (0.042%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.042%) HDFS
9 4 (0.042%) KVM
10 3 (0.031%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.021%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.010%) vSphere
12 1 (0.010%) Squid
12 1 (0.010%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 134 (1.40%) Puppet
2 117 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (0.41%) Ansible
4 26 (0.27%) logstash
5 22 (0.23%) StatsD
6 20 (0.21%) Kibana
6 20 (0.21%) Vagrant
7 18 (0.19%) Nagios
8 16 (0.17%) Mesos
9 12 (0.13%) SCCM
10 9 (0.094%) MOM
10 9 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.094%) Pingdom
11 8 (0.084%) Capistrano
12 7 (0.073%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.063%) Salt
14 5 (0.052%) cPanel
14 5 (0.052%) WMI
14 5 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.052%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1365 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1071 (11.21%) Oracle
3 330 (3.45%) Zend
4 179 (1.87%) Google
5 122 (1.28%) hybris
6 113 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 106 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 104 (1.09%) IBM
9 93 (0.97%) TIBCO
10 89 (0.93%) Xamarin
11 86 (0.90%) Adobe
12 83 (0.87%) Sybase
12 83 (0.87%) Apple
13 81 (0.85%) SAP
14 65 (0.68%) Tableau
15 53 (0.55%) Facebook
16 52 (0.54%) Informatica
17 48 (0.50%) Endeca
18 46 (0.48%) VMware
19 41 (0.43%) Atlassian
Warwick, Warwickshire
Configit
Salary: £20,000 - £55,000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
MetaPack
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus, flextime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Healthcare, etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago