The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5819 4783 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.99% 4.38% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 4.64% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5094 4363 4928
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,309
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 11 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
England +5 5479 £50,000 - 581
London 0 2624 £60,000 +9.09% 267
South East +10 905 £47,500 +5.55% 58
City of London -13 623 £60,000 +9.09% 103
South West +39 423 £42,500 +13.33% 40
North West +11 422 £42,500 +8.29% 69
East of England +32 405 £45,000 - 43
Yorkshire +2 272 £40,500 +1.25% 32
Manchester +4 253 £42,500 +6.25% 47
Surrey -7 237 £52,500 +16.66% 12
West Midlands +22 230 £42,500 - 35
Scotland +8 228 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East Midlands +18 183 £42,500 - 30
West Yorkshire -23 164 £42,500 +1.19% 22
Berkshire +12 146 £50,000 - 9
Leeds -14 143 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Hertfordshire +28 139 £47,500 -5.00% 13
East Sussex +19 121 £41,500 -2.35% 7
Hampshire -3 121 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Glasgow +11 120 £45,000 - 15
Bristol +16 119 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -4 107 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Oxfordshire +39 100 £45,000 -3.22% 6
Brighton +14 100 £41,500 -2.35% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 96 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Dorset +36 92 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Edinburgh +9 85 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Leicestershire +25 84 £42,000 +4.21% 11
Bedfordshire +40 80 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North Yorkshire +19 79 £42,000 -1.17% 7

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 5335 (45.35%) .NET
2 5181 (44.04%) C#
3 5060 (43.01%) JavaScript
4 4619 (39.26%) HTML
5 4037 (34.32%) CSS
6 4026 (34.22%) SQL
7 3843 (32.67%) Java
8 3745 (31.83%) MVC
9 3694 (31.40%) SQL Server
10 3673 (31.22%) ASP.NET
11 2938 (24.97%) jQuery
12 2864 (24.35%) TDD
13 2745 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
14 2658 (22.59%) OO
15 2258 (19.19%) Web Services
16 2095 (17.81%) Scrum
17 1999 (16.99%) Finance
18 1979 (16.82%) XML
19 1860 (15.81%) Microsoft
20 1849 (15.72%) HTML5
21 1795 (15.26%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1633 (13.88%) WCF
23 1603 (13.63%) Spring
24 1525 (12.96%) Degree
25 1493 (12.69%) .NET Framework
26 1472 (12.51%) E-Commerce
27 1442 (12.26%) PHP
28 1425 (12.11%) Software Engineering
29 1304 (11.08%) Ajax
30 1289 (10.96%) MySQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 521 (4.43%) Tomcat
2 512 (4.35%) Apache
3 502 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 471 (4.00%) CMS
5 426 (3.62%) Node.js
6 391 (3.32%) IIS
7 218 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 182 (1.55%) Drupal
9 178 (1.51%) Umbraco
10 173 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 170 (1.45%) WordPress
12 137 (1.16%) Apache Solr
13 108 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 99 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
15 91 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
16 73 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 70 (0.60%) nginx
18 67 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
19 62 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
20 59 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 846 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 174 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 98 (0.83%) MS Office
4 59 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 20 (0.17%) MS Project
7 12 (0.10%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.094%) InDesign
8 11 (0.094%) PowerPivot
9 8 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.043%) Mingle
11 3 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.017%) Maya
12 2 (0.017%) SPSS
13 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.009%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 168 (1.43%) Magento
2 101 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 60 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 22 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
6 14 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 14 (0.12%) INSURE/90
7 13 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (0.10%) Markit EDM
9 11 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.077%) Visualfiles
11 9 (0.077%) WebTrends
12 8 (0.068%) Maximo
12 8 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
12 8 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (0.068%) Fredhopper
13 7 (0.060%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
13 7 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 220 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (1.73%) SaaS
3 197 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (0.78%) GitHub
5 57 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.17%) Force.com
8 15 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.13%) IaaS
8 15 (0.13%) PaaS
9 14 (0.12%) Heroku
10 13 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.077%) Trello
12 9 (0.077%) ElastiCache
12 9 (0.077%) Office 365
13 7 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.026%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 376 (3.20%) Internet
2 283 (2.41%) HTTP
3 156 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 58 (0.49%) Intranet
5 44 (0.37%) SS7
5 44 (0.37%) SIGTRAN
6 43 (0.37%) TCAP
6 43 (0.37%) INAP
7 37 (0.31%) 4G
8 30 (0.26%) DNS
9 26 (0.22%) SNMP
10 23 (0.20%) VoIP
11 21 (0.18%) SSL
12 17 (0.14%) GSM
12 17 (0.14%) SMS
13 16 (0.14%) LDAP
13 16 (0.14%) Broadband
13 16 (0.14%) AMQP
14 15 (0.13%) SSH
15 12 (0.10%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3694 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 1289 (10.96%) MySQL
3 930 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 713 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 488 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 468 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 457 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 412 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 400 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 388 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 387 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
12 364 (3.09%) Big Data
13 286 (2.43%) Oracle Database
14 272 (2.31%) RDBMS
15 258 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 248 (2.11%) Hadoop
17 167 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
18 160 (1.36%) DB2
19 110 (0.94%) OLAP
20 93 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1064 (9.04%) Git (software)
2 929 (7.90%) Subversion
3 892 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 594 (5.05%) Maven
5 585 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 443 (3.77%) JUnit
7 420 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 394 (3.35%) Jenkins
9 374 (3.18%) NUnit
10 365 (3.10%) Ant
11 334 (2.84%) Selenium
12 236 (2.01%) JIRA
13 218 (1.85%) Cucumber
14 175 (1.49%) TeamCity
15 165 (1.40%) Jasmine
16 142 (1.21%) SpecFlow
17 133 (1.13%) Hudson
17 133 (1.13%) MSTest
18 131 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
19 127 (1.08%) Moq
General
1 1999 (16.99%) Finance
2 597 (5.07%) Banking
3 427 (3.63%) Marketing
4 382 (3.25%) Retail
5 334 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 300 (2.55%) Games
7 258 (2.19%) Front Office
8 252 (2.14%) Advertising
9 225 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 142 (1.21%) Back Office
11 126 (1.07%) Law
12 124 (1.05%) Publishing
13 98 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 80 (0.68%) Automotive
15 71 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 66 (0.56%) Legal
17 48 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.22%) Multimedia
19 21 (0.18%) Billing
19 21 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5335 (45.35%) .NET
2 4619 (39.26%) HTML
3 4037 (34.32%) CSS
4 3673 (31.22%) ASP.NET
5 2938 (24.97%) jQuery
6 2258 (19.19%) Web Services
7 1979 (16.82%) XML
8 1849 (15.72%) HTML5
9 1795 (15.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1633 (13.88%) WCF
11 1603 (13.63%) Spring
12 1493 (12.69%) .NET Framework
13 1304 (11.08%) Ajax
14 1282 (10.90%) CSS3
15 1055 (8.97%) Hibernate
16 1032 (8.77%) J2EE
17 1005 (8.54%) REST
18 851 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 823 (7.00%) SOAP
20 813 (6.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 959 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 669 (5.69%) Open Source
3 601 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 326 (2.77%) Mathematics
5 312 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 251 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 216 (1.84%) iPhone
8 193 (1.64%) N-Tier
9 188 (1.60%) Social Media
10 167 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 135 (1.15%) Derivative
12 134 (1.14%) Physics
13 127 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
14 126 (1.07%) iPad
14 126 (1.07%) Equities
15 125 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 120 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 116 (0.99%) Digital Media
18 105 (0.89%) Visualisation
19 93 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1197 (10.18%) Linux
2 1182 (10.05%) Windows
3 718 (6.10%) Apple iOS
4 678 (5.76%) Android
5 554 (4.71%) UNIX
6 80 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 47 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
8 39 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 37 (0.31%) Debian
10 36 (0.31%) Solaris
11 34 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
13 27 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.21%) CentOS
15 21 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (0.12%) AIX
17 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.11%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.094%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3745 (31.83%) MVC
2 2864 (24.35%) TDD
3 2745 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2658 (22.59%) OO
5 2095 (17.81%) Scrum
6 1472 (12.51%) E-Commerce
7 1425 (12.11%) Software Engineering
8 1176 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1066 (9.06%) Web Development
10 1019 (8.66%) OOP
11 1012 (8.60%) BDD
12 941 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
13 754 (6.41%) SOA
14 749 (6.37%) Multithreading
15 509 (4.33%) UML
16 496 (4.22%) OOD
17 480 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
18 479 (4.07%) iOS Development
19 383 (3.26%) Android Development
20 379 (3.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5181 (44.04%) C#
2 5060 (43.01%) JavaScript
3 4026 (34.22%) SQL
4 3843 (32.67%) Java
5 1442 (12.26%) PHP
6 878 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 849 (7.22%) C++
8 690 (5.87%) Python
9 507 (4.31%) Ruby
10 490 (4.17%) VB.NET
11 378 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 316 (2.69%) C
13 266 (2.26%) PHP5
14 246 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 200 (1.70%) Scala
16 199 (1.69%) VB
17 189 (1.61%) Perl
18 128 (1.09%) Groovy
19 93 (0.79%) PowerShell
20 91 (0.77%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1525 (12.96%) Degree
2 144 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (0.61%) PhD
4 65 (0.55%) Security Cleared
5 37 (0.31%) MCSD
6 29 (0.25%) MCTS
7 27 (0.23%) MCP
7 27 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 26 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 21 (0.18%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.13%) MCAD
10 15 (0.13%) HND
11 14 (0.12%) MBA
12 10 (0.085%) MySQL Certification
13 9 (0.077%) MCITP
14 7 (0.060%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.051%) MCSE
16 5 (0.043%) CCNP
16 5 (0.043%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.043%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (4.14%) QA
2 61 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.14%) SLA
4 15 (0.13%) WAI
5 14 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.085%) COBIT
7 9 (0.077%) TickIT
8 7 (0.060%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.060%) WCAG
9 6 (0.051%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.043%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.034%) EMIR
11 4 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.026%) Basel III
12 3 (0.026%) GAMP
12 3 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.017%) MiFID
13 2 (0.017%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.017%) HL7
14 1 (0.009%) DICOM
System Software
1 40 (0.34%) HDFS
2 21 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.043%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.043%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.026%) vSphere
6 3 (0.026%) Varnish
6 3 (0.026%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.026%) Squid
7 2 (0.017%) Samba
7 2 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.017%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.017%) XenApp
7 2 (0.017%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.009%) Snort
8 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 83 (0.71%) Puppet
2 82 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.26%) logstash
4 15 (0.13%) Plesk
5 14 (0.12%) Nagios
6 12 (0.10%) HAProxy
7 11 (0.094%) Capistrano
8 10 (0.085%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.060%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 7 (0.060%) MOM
9 7 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.051%) SCCM
10 6 (0.051%) StatsD
10 6 (0.051%) Kibana
11 5 (0.043%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.043%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.034%) Ansible
12 4 (0.034%) YUM
13 2 (0.017%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.017%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1860 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 1263 (10.74%) Oracle
3 385 (3.27%) Zend
4 365 (3.10%) Google
4 365 (3.10%) JBoss
5 176 (1.50%) Adobe
6 132 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 115 (0.98%) Facebook
8 113 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 113 (0.96%) Sybase
9 106 (0.90%) SAP
10 104 (0.88%) hybris
11 101 (0.86%) Twitter
12 99 (0.84%) IBM
13 81 (0.69%) ATG
14 70 (0.60%) EPiServer
15 67 (0.57%) Tableau
16 61 (0.52%) DevExpress
17 59 (0.50%) Demandware
18 56 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens + Superb working Enviroment +
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mothercare
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 to £55000 per annum - Superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS AND FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £36,000 to £44,000 per annum + bonus + share option + pension +++
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago