The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 44 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 37 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.93% 3.42% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 3.53% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 16
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior Developer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 425 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.27% 97.03% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 606 364 572
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 36 (65.45%) JavaScript
2 33 (60.00%) HTML
3 30 (54.55%) CSS
4 28 (50.91%) .NET
5 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 24 (43.64%) MVC
6 22 (40.00%) C#
7 17 (30.91%) PHP
8 16 (29.09%) MySQL
8 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
8 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.27%) TDD
10 13 (23.64%) XML
11 12 (21.82%) Java
11 12 (21.82%) Web Development
11 12 (21.82%) jQuery
11 12 (21.82%) HTML5
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) Web Services
12 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 10 (18.18%) Linux
13 10 (18.18%) OOP
13 10 (18.18%) Zend
13 10 (18.18%) CSS3
13 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
14 9 (16.36%) Spring
14 9 (16.36%) CMS
14 9 (16.36%) CRM
15 8 (14.55%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (16.36%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) Drupal
3 6 (10.91%) WordPress
4 5 (9.09%) IIS
5 4 (7.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (5.45%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.82%) Magnolia
8 1 (1.82%) Jetty
8 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.82%) JBoss
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) WebTrends
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) MySQL
3 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.27%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.82%) RSpec
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.82%) NUnit
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 2 (3.64%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) HTML
2 30 (54.55%) CSS
3 28 (50.91%) .NET
4 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 12 (21.82%) jQuery
6 12 (21.82%) HTML5
7 11 (20.00%) Web Services
8 10 (18.18%) CSS3
9 9 (16.36%) Spring
10 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.73%) LAMP
12 6 (10.91%) XHTML
12 6 (10.91%) XSLT
12 6 (10.91%) SOAP
13 5 (9.09%) REST
13 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
14 4 (7.27%) J2EE
14 4 (7.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.64%) W3C
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Animation
6 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Android
2 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) MVC
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 12 (21.82%) Web Development
5 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (18.18%) OOP
6 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.36%) CRM
8 8 (14.55%) OO
9 6 (10.91%) Content Management
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) ERP
10 5 (9.09%) ETL
10 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.27%) SEO
11 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.27%) BDD
12 3 (5.45%) Pair Programming
12 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) JavaScript
2 22 (40.00%) C#
3 17 (30.91%) PHP
4 12 (21.82%) Java
5 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (10.91%) PHP5
7 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Zend
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.45%) Facebook
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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