The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5441 4897 5393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.71% 4.49% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 4.76% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4649 4432 4859
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 5112 £50,000 - 587
London -6 2445 £60,000 +4.34% 257
South East +15 845 £47,500 - 80
City of London -14 589 £60,000 +4.34% 78
South West +44 421 £42,500 +6.25% 52
North West +3 403 £42,500 +6.25% 59
East of England +23 345 £47,500 +5.55% 48
Manchester -1 246 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Yorkshire +8 239 £42,250 -0.58% 44
West Midlands +20 222 £42,500 - 24
Surrey -2 218 £52,500 +11.70% 18
East Midlands +10 177 £42,000 -0.30% 18
Scotland +9 177 £44,000 +7.97% 14
Berkshire -10 138 £48,500 -7.61% 22
Hampshire +11 134 £45,000 - 14
West Yorkshire -19 132 £42,500 - 23
Hertfordshire +33 129 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Leeds -8 119 £42,500 - 16
Bristol +44 114 £45,000 - 14
East Sussex +18 110 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Dorset +37 99 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Glasgow +11 94 £45,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire -4 93 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Buckinghamshire +18 89 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Brighton +11 85 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Oxfordshire +44 83 £48,500 +7.77% 11
North Yorkshire +18 75 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Bournemouth +29 68 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Edinburgh +9 67 £40,000 -1.84% 5
Wiltshire +31 63 £40,000 -15.78% 9

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5106 (44.62%) .NET
2 5031 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 4964 (43.38%) C#
4 4509 (39.40%) HTML
5 4025 (35.17%) CSS
6 3970 (34.69%) SQL
7 3720 (32.51%) MVC
8 3605 (31.50%) Java
9 3574 (31.23%) SQL Server
10 3526 (30.81%) ASP.NET
11 2925 (25.56%) jQuery
12 2839 (24.81%) TDD
13 2760 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
14 2656 (23.21%) OO
15 2170 (18.96%) Web Services
16 2103 (18.38%) Scrum
17 1937 (16.93%) Finance
18 1885 (16.47%) XML
19 1848 (16.15%) Microsoft
20 1780 (15.55%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1754 (15.33%) HTML5
22 1513 (13.22%) Spring
23 1504 (13.14%) WCF
24 1497 (13.08%) .NET Framework
25 1469 (12.84%) E-Commerce
26 1456 (12.72%) PHP
27 1429 (12.49%) Degree
28 1390 (12.15%) Software Engineering
29 1289 (11.26%) MySQL
30 1233 (10.77%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 506 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 502 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 484 (4.23%) Apache
4 466 (4.07%) Node.js
5 462 (4.04%) CMS
6 391 (3.42%) IIS
7 204 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 182 (1.59%) Drupal
9 171 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 168 (1.47%) WordPress
11 156 (1.36%) Umbraco
12 153 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 115 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 110 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 103 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
16 91 (0.80%) nginx
17 77 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
18 72 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
19 71 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
20 59 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 829 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 167 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 94 (0.82%) MS Office
4 53 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.19%) InDesign
5 22 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.17%) MS Project
7 16 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 13 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 12 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (0.070%) Mingle
12 6 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.026%) Maya
15 2 (0.017%) SPSS
16 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.009%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 144 (1.26%) Magento
2 88 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 30 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
6 23 (0.20%) INSURE/90
7 15 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
11 11 (0.096%) Maximo
12 10 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
13 9 (0.079%) WebTrends
13 9 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
13 9 (0.079%) Markit EDM
13 9 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (0.070%) Fredhopper
15 7 (0.061%) Cognos TM1
16 5 (0.044%) Visualfiles
16 5 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 228 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (1.80%) SaaS
3 205 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 99 (0.87%) GitHub
5 69 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.16%) Force.com
7 18 (0.16%) PaaS
8 17 (0.15%) Trello
9 16 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.14%) Office 365
10 14 (0.12%) Heroku
11 13 (0.11%) IaaS
12 11 (0.096%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.079%) ElastiCache
13 9 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (0.070%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.026%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.026%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 376 (3.29%) Internet
2 278 (2.43%) HTTP
3 158 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 64 (0.56%) Intranet
5 44 (0.38%) SS7
5 44 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
6 43 (0.38%) TCAP
6 43 (0.38%) INAP
7 38 (0.33%) 4G
8 26 (0.23%) SNMP
9 25 (0.22%) SSL
10 23 (0.20%) DNS
10 23 (0.20%) VoIP
11 17 (0.15%) GSM
11 17 (0.15%) AMQP
12 15 (0.13%) Broadband
13 14 (0.12%) DAB
14 13 (0.11%) SMS
14 13 (0.11%) LDAP
15 12 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3574 (31.23%) SQL Server
2 1289 (11.26%) MySQL
3 901 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 710 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 472 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 469 (4.10%) NoSQL
7 438 (3.83%) MongoDB
8 411 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 407 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
10 382 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 379 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 352 (3.08%) Big Data
13 300 (2.62%) Oracle Database
14 257 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 247 (2.16%) RDBMS
16 234 (2.04%) Hadoop
17 150 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
18 139 (1.21%) DB2
19 122 (1.07%) OLAP
20 113 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1120 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 896 (7.83%) Subversion
3 888 (7.76%) Visual Studio
4 590 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 510 (4.46%) Maven
6 445 (3.89%) JUnit
7 370 (3.23%) NUnit
7 370 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 353 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 319 (2.79%) Selenium
10 308 (2.69%) Ant
11 246 (2.15%) JIRA
12 216 (1.89%) Cucumber
13 183 (1.60%) TeamCity
14 172 (1.50%) Jasmine
15 145 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
16 142 (1.24%) SpecFlow
17 138 (1.21%) ReSharper
18 132 (1.15%) MSTest
19 110 (0.96%) Moq
General
1 1937 (16.93%) Finance
2 587 (5.13%) Banking
3 448 (3.91%) Marketing
4 429 (3.75%) Retail
5 340 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 298 (2.60%) Games
7 259 (2.26%) Advertising
8 254 (2.22%) Front Office
9 216 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 129 (1.13%) Publishing
11 126 (1.10%) Back Office
12 113 (0.99%) Law
13 96 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 83 (0.73%) Automotive
15 77 (0.67%) Legal
16 70 (0.61%) Manufacturing
17 42 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.25%) Electronics
19 26 (0.23%) Multimedia
20 24 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5106 (44.62%) .NET
2 4509 (39.40%) HTML
3 4025 (35.17%) CSS
4 3526 (30.81%) ASP.NET
5 2925 (25.56%) jQuery
6 2170 (18.96%) Web Services
7 1885 (16.47%) XML
8 1780 (15.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1754 (15.33%) HTML5
10 1513 (13.22%) Spring
11 1504 (13.14%) WCF
12 1497 (13.08%) .NET Framework
13 1233 (10.77%) CSS3
14 1229 (10.74%) Ajax
15 1006 (8.79%) REST
16 997 (8.71%) Hibernate
17 944 (8.25%) J2EE
18 822 (7.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 803 (7.02%) JSON
20 781 (6.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 929 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 605 (5.29%) Open Source
3 595 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 301 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 296 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 248 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 216 (1.89%) iPhone
8 211 (1.84%) N-Tier
9 159 (1.39%) Social Media
10 150 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 137 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 130 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 119 (1.04%) iPad
13 119 (1.04%) Physics
13 119 (1.04%) Derivative
14 106 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 103 (0.90%) Equities
16 101 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
17 96 (0.84%) Clustering
18 95 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1168 (10.21%) Linux
2 1101 (9.62%) Windows
3 668 (5.84%) Apple iOS
4 623 (5.44%) Android
5 512 (4.47%) UNIX
6 83 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 37 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 34 (0.30%) Debian
8 34 (0.30%) Solaris
8 34 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
9 32 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.24%) CentOS
11 25 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.14%) AIX
16 15 (0.13%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.079%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3720 (32.51%) MVC
2 2839 (24.81%) TDD
3 2760 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
4 2656 (23.21%) OO
5 2103 (18.38%) Scrum
6 1469 (12.84%) E-Commerce
7 1390 (12.15%) Software Engineering
8 1126 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 1040 (9.09%) OOP
10 1039 (9.08%) Web Development
11 974 (8.51%) BDD
12 971 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
13 737 (6.44%) Multithreading
14 731 (6.39%) SOA
15 549 (4.80%) OOD
16 524 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
17 467 (4.08%) UML
18 451 (3.94%) iOS Development
19 377 (3.29%) Project Management
20 358 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5031 (43.96%) JavaScript
2 4964 (43.38%) C#
3 3970 (34.69%) SQL
4 3605 (31.50%) Java
5 1456 (12.72%) PHP
6 868 (7.58%) T-SQL
7 822 (7.18%) C++
8 678 (5.92%) Python
9 482 (4.21%) VB.NET
10 436 (3.81%) Ruby
11 369 (3.22%) Objective-C
12 305 (2.67%) C
13 299 (2.61%) PHP5
14 255 (2.23%) PL/SQL
15 215 (1.88%) VB
16 181 (1.58%) Perl
17 167 (1.46%) Scala
18 107 (0.93%) Groovy
19 96 (0.84%) VB6
20 92 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1429 (12.49%) Degree
2 163 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (0.71%) PhD
4 66 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 58 (0.51%) MCSD
6 33 (0.29%) MCTS
7 29 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 29 (0.25%) MCP
8 24 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 23 (0.20%) Postgraduate
10 18 (0.16%) MCAD
11 15 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
12 14 (0.12%) HND
13 12 (0.10%) OCP
14 11 (0.096%) MBA
15 10 (0.087%) MySQL Certification
16 9 (0.079%) MCSE
17 7 (0.061%) BC Cleared
17 7 (0.061%) MCITP
18 5 (0.044%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 478 (4.18%) QA
2 55 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.19%) SLA
4 16 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.10%) WAI
6 10 (0.087%) COBIT
6 10 (0.087%) WCAG
7 5 (0.044%) TickIT
7 5 (0.044%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.044%) EMIR
7 5 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.035%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.026%) GAMP
9 3 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.026%) HL7
10 2 (0.017%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.017%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.009%) Section 508
11 1 (0.009%) DICOM
11 1 (0.009%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 37 (0.32%) HDFS
2 27 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.044%) Varnish
6 4 (0.035%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.035%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.026%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.026%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.026%) Squid
7 3 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.017%) Samba
8 2 (0.017%) XenApp
8 2 (0.017%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.009%) vSphere
9 1 (0.009%) Snort
9 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 90 (0.79%) Puppet
2 84 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.30%) logstash
4 12 (0.10%) Kibana
4 12 (0.10%) StatsD
4 12 (0.10%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.10%) Plesk
4 12 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 8 (0.070%) MOM
6 7 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.061%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.052%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.052%) Nagios
8 2 (0.017%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.017%) SCCM
8 2 (0.017%) YUM
8 2 (0.017%) Oozie
8 2 (0.017%) Ansible
9 1 (0.009%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.009%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1848 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 1224 (10.70%) Oracle
3 400 (3.50%) Zend
4 311 (2.72%) Google
5 303 (2.65%) JBoss
6 169 (1.48%) Adobe
7 117 (1.02%) TIBCO
8 110 (0.96%) SAP
8 110 (0.96%) Sybase
9 106 (0.93%) IBM
10 105 (0.92%) Facebook
11 104 (0.91%) Twitter
12 100 (0.87%) Sitecore
13 88 (0.77%) hybris
14 81 (0.71%) EPiServer
15 65 (0.57%) ATG
16 64 (0.56%) Tableau
17 57 (0.50%) DevExpress
17 57 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
18 55 (0.48%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago