The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 51 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4612 5149 5170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.16% 4.79% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 4.96% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4082 4607 4534
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Developer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +3 4274 £55,000 +4.76% 649
London +10 1826 £65,000 +4.00% 312
South East +1 856 £52,500 +5.00% 75
City of London +17 428 £72,500 +11.53% 83
North West +1 359 £50,000 +17.64% 63
East of England +16 304 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Manchester +1 282 £52,500 +23.52% 48
West Midlands +7 270 £45,000 - 43
South West -12 232 £47,500 - 42
Yorkshire -18 213 £46,250 +2.77% 48
Surrey +7 191 £52,500 -2.32% 14
West Yorkshire -6 185 £47,500 +5.55% 35
East Midlands +8 172 £45,500 +7.05% 22
Hampshire -14 157 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Scotland +27 155 £46,750 -1.57% 29
Leeds -9 148 £47,500 +5.55% 27
Berkshire -15 143 £57,500 +9.52% 11
Buckinghamshire +24 121 £51,000 +5.69% 7
Hertfordshire +33 115 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Wales +25 105 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Bristol -8 94 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Birmingham -16 90 £45,000 +1.12% 18
Glasgow +18 89 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Nottinghamshire +8 86 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Oxfordshire -8 84 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Nottingham +6 78 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Reading +10 75 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South Wales +23 74 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Milton Keynes +23 73 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Cambridgeshire -18 65 £50,000 - 15

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 4839 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 4341 (45.01%) JavaScript
3 3669 (38.04%) HTML
4 3619 (37.52%) C#
5 3543 (36.73%) .NET
6 3275 (33.96%) CSS
7 3235 (33.54%) Java
8 3026 (31.37%) SQL
9 2984 (30.94%) MVC
10 2485 (25.76%) TDD
11 2338 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 2213 (22.94%) ASP.NET
13 2063 (21.39%) AngularJS
14 1956 (20.28%) Finance
15 1847 (19.15%) Scrum
16 1784 (18.50%) jQuery
17 1551 (16.08%) OO
18 1526 (15.82%) HTML5
19 1525 (15.81%) Web Services
20 1436 (14.89%) Git (software)
21 1369 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1359 (14.09%) Spring
23 1249 (12.95%) Web Development
24 1223 (12.68%) Microsoft
25 1138 (11.80%) Software Engineering
26 1122 (11.63%) Mentoring
27 1072 (11.11%) MySQL
28 1053 (10.92%) Degree
29 1026 (10.64%) .NET Framework
30 1023 (10.61%) XML

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 360 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
2 342 (3.55%) CMS
3 312 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 310 (3.21%) JBoss
5 262 (2.72%) Apache
6 235 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 214 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 200 (2.07%) IIS
9 181 (1.88%) Apache Spark
10 177 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 173 (1.79%) Umbraco
12 115 (1.19%) WordPress
13 102 (1.06%) Apache Solr
14 100 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 98 (1.02%) Jetty
16 79 (0.82%) Drupal
17 72 (0.75%) Mule
18 69 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
19 68 (0.71%) nginx
20 65 (0.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 428 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 72 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 60 (0.62%) MS Office
4 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.062%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.052%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.052%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.041%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.021%) GIMP
10 2 (0.021%) InDesign
10 2 (0.021%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.021%) MS Project
11 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.010%) HipChat
11 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 84 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 78 (0.81%) Magento
3 72 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (0.10%) Sentinel
12 9 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
13 6 (0.062%) Sage 200
13 6 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 5 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
14 5 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.052%) SAP Retail
14 5 (0.052%) Shopify
15 4 (0.041%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 679 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 612 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (2.28%) SaaS
4 158 (1.64%) GitHub
5 85 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 77 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 50 (0.52%) PaaS
8 43 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 39 (0.40%) Office 365
10 28 (0.29%) Heroku
11 26 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 26 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (0.26%) Google Play
12 25 (0.26%) IaaS
13 17 (0.18%) Google Analytics
14 15 (0.16%) Force.com
15 14 (0.15%) Trello
16 9 (0.093%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.093%) Slack
17 8 (0.083%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 201 (2.08%) HTTP
2 200 (2.07%) Internet
3 64 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 45 (0.47%) Intranet
5 39 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 37 (0.38%) SSL
7 21 (0.22%) DNS
8 18 (0.19%) LDAP
9 17 (0.18%) Broadband
10 14 (0.15%) DHCP
10 14 (0.15%) SMTP
11 13 (0.13%) FTP
11 13 (0.13%) Unified Communications
12 12 (0.12%) SSH
12 12 (0.12%) Wireless
13 9 (0.093%) Firewall
14 8 (0.083%) 3G
14 8 (0.083%) 4G
14 8 (0.083%) GSM
14 8 (0.083%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2338 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 1072 (11.11%) MySQL
3 829 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 608 (6.30%) MongoDB
5 515 (5.34%) Big Data
6 489 (5.07%) Relational Database
7 425 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 383 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 309 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 308 (3.19%) Hadoop
11 299 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 296 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 287 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
14 261 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
15 214 (2.22%) Redis
16 188 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 177 (1.84%) RDBMS
18 170 (1.76%) Oracle Database
19 149 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
20 144 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1436 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 599 (6.21%) Jenkins
3 486 (5.04%) Subversion
4 468 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 466 (4.83%) Maven
6 460 (4.77%) JUnit
7 446 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 416 (4.31%) JIRA
9 337 (3.49%) gulp
10 271 (2.81%) Grunt
11 251 (2.60%) Gradle
12 242 (2.51%) Selenium
13 234 (2.43%) TeamCity
14 203 (2.10%) NUnit
15 168 (1.74%) Cucumber
16 160 (1.66%) Eclipse
17 153 (1.59%) Ant
18 149 (1.54%) Mockito
19 114 (1.18%) Jasmine
20 107 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 1956 (20.28%) Finance
2 689 (7.14%) Banking
3 407 (4.22%) Marketing
4 406 (4.21%) Retail
5 366 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 291 (3.02%) Games
7 223 (2.31%) Advertising
8 176 (1.82%) Front Office
9 139 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 128 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 117 (1.21%) Law
12 114 (1.18%) Electronics
13 94 (0.97%) Publishing
14 82 (0.85%) Legal
15 67 (0.69%) Automotive
16 66 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 56 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 52 (0.54%) Back Office
19 35 (0.36%) Aerospace
19 35 (0.36%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3669 (38.04%) HTML
2 3543 (36.73%) .NET
3 3275 (33.96%) CSS
4 2213 (22.94%) ASP.NET
5 2063 (21.39%) AngularJS
6 1784 (18.50%) jQuery
7 1526 (15.82%) HTML5
8 1525 (15.81%) Web Services
9 1369 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1359 (14.09%) Spring
11 1026 (10.64%) .NET Framework
12 1023 (10.61%) XML
13 1015 (10.52%) REST
14 981 (10.17%) CSS3
15 849 (8.80%) RESTful
16 781 (8.10%) Node.js
17 741 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 719 (7.45%) Hibernate
19 708 (7.34%) SOAP
20 680 (7.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 744 (7.71%) Computer Science
2 653 (6.77%) User Experience
3 422 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 414 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 249 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 244 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 214 (2.22%) Fintech
8 180 (1.87%) iPad
9 169 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 136 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 126 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 121 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 115 (1.19%) Derivative
14 95 (0.98%) Visualisation
15 84 (0.87%) Blog
16 77 (0.80%) Physics
17 76 (0.79%) Equities
17 76 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
18 73 (0.76%) Management Information System
18 73 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1015 (10.52%) Linux
2 561 (5.82%) Windows
3 433 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 400 (4.15%) Android
5 358 (3.71%) Unix
6 81 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 17 (0.18%) Debian
11 16 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.13%) CentOS
13 13 (0.13%) Solaris
14 12 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.10%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.062%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4839 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2984 (30.94%) MVC
3 2485 (25.76%) TDD
4 1847 (19.15%) Scrum
5 1551 (16.08%) OO
6 1249 (12.95%) Web Development
7 1138 (11.80%) Software Engineering
8 1122 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 926 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 865 (8.97%) E-Commerce
11 858 (8.90%) BDD
12 809 (8.39%) Unit Testing
13 804 (8.34%) Front End Development
14 775 (8.04%) SDLC
15 707 (7.33%) OOP
16 546 (5.66%) Multithreading
17 511 (5.30%) SOA
18 472 (4.89%) Open Source
19 458 (4.75%) Microservices
20 431 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4341 (45.01%) JavaScript
2 3619 (37.52%) C#
3 3235 (33.54%) Java
4 3026 (31.37%) SQL
5 993 (10.30%) PHP
6 708 (7.34%) T-SQL
7 679 (7.04%) Python
8 599 (6.21%) Scala
9 530 (5.50%) C++
10 397 (4.12%) VB.NET
11 344 (3.57%) Ruby
12 266 (2.76%) Objective-C
13 239 (2.48%) PL/SQL
14 234 (2.43%) C
15 190 (1.97%) Apple Swift
16 185 (1.92%) Groovy
17 147 (1.52%) TypeScript
18 131 (1.36%) Perl
19 126 (1.31%) Go
19 126 (1.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 1053 (10.92%) Degree
2 141 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 108 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 52 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 52 (0.54%) PhD
6 27 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 15 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (0.093%) MCSD
9 9 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.083%) MCTS
10 8 (0.083%) PMP
11 7 (0.073%) OCP
12 6 (0.062%) MCP
12 6 (0.062%) MCPD
13 5 (0.052%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.052%) SAS Certification
14 4 (0.041%) MCAD
14 4 (0.041%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (3.35%) QA
2 29 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 23 (0.24%) SLA
4 20 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.11%) MiFID
7 10 (0.10%) GAMP
8 7 (0.073%) SDET
9 6 (0.062%) ISO13485
9 6 (0.062%) WCAG
10 5 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.052%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.041%) EMIR
12 3 (0.031%) HL7
12 3 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.021%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.010%) Basel III
14 1 (0.010%) GAAP
14 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.010%) WAI
System Software
1 272 (2.82%) Docker
2 38 (0.39%) HDFS
3 34 (0.35%) Firmware
4 24 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 23 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.16%) Active Directory
7 14 (0.15%) Varnish
8 13 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.12%) KVM
10 11 (0.11%) Samba
10 11 (0.11%) Squid
11 10 (0.10%) vSphere
12 7 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.031%) LXC
15 2 (0.021%) Ceph
15 2 (0.021%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 1 (0.010%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.010%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 180 (1.87%) Puppet
2 135 (1.40%) Ansible
3 122 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (0.50%) Kibana
5 43 (0.45%) logstash
6 34 (0.35%) Salt
7 32 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 28 (0.29%) Grafana
9 26 (0.27%) Packer
10 21 (0.22%) Graphite
11 18 (0.19%) Terraform
12 14 (0.15%) Oozie
13 12 (0.12%) Control-M
14 11 (0.11%) HAProxy
15 9 (0.093%) Mesos
16 8 (0.083%) Hadoop YARN
17 7 (0.073%) Uchiwa
18 5 (0.052%) Tivoli
18 5 (0.052%) Tivoli Identity Manager
18 5 (0.052%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1223 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 879 (9.11%) Oracle
3 273 (2.83%) Google
4 212 (2.20%) Zend
5 160 (1.66%) Sitecore
6 137 (1.42%) SAP
7 90 (0.93%) IBM
7 90 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 87 (0.90%) Sybase
9 83 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 82 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 81 (0.84%) Apple
12 79 (0.82%) Adobe
13 71 (0.74%) TIBCO
14 67 (0.69%) Tableau
15 53 (0.55%) PayPal
16 50 (0.52%) hybris
17 47 (0.49%) Atlassian
18 45 (0.47%) MuleSoft
19 42 (0.44%) Facebook
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + very good bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan, 25 days hols
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health +
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £48000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension, free parking,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Equity, Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bene
Posted: 2 days ago