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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 50 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4972 5047 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.23% 4.62% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 4.80% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4410 4485 4393
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 £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +6 4637 £55,000 +4.76% 629
London +11 2163 £65,000 +8.33% 258
South East -5 836 £51,000 +2.00% 92
City of London +31 460 £70,000 +12.00% 76
North West +10 336 £45,000 - 81
South West +2 301 £45,000 - 38
West Midlands +13 269 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Yorkshire -7 264 £47,500 +5.55% 43
Manchester +18 255 £45,000 - 63
East of England -10 225 £55,000 +10.00% 35
East Midlands +45 208 £47,000 +17.50% 42
West Yorkshire -8 206 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Surrey +19 192 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Berkshire -14 168 £55,000 +4.76% 17
Leeds +1 156 £45,000 -5.26% 27
Scotland +25 143 £45,000 +2.27% 23
Hampshire -12 133 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Bristol 0 131 £45,000 -4.25% 16
Buckinghamshire +22 123 £50,000 +4.71% 15
Wales +34 100 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Oxfordshire -8 96 £52,000 +4.00% 16
Birmingham -17 92 £42,500 -3.40% 13
Nottinghamshire +24 90 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Nottingham +26 78 £46,500 +16.25% 14
Glasgow +14 72 £45,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire -7 72 £52,500 +10.52% 15
Leicestershire +24 71 £47,500 +28.37% 9
South Wales +21 68 £45,000 +14.64% 10
Milton Keynes +31 66 £48,500 +4.30% 7
Hertfordshire -13 63 £55,000 +2.80% 13

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 4963 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4625 (45.94%) JavaScript
3 3899 (38.73%) HTML
4 3689 (36.64%) C#
5 3651 (36.26%) .NET
6 3522 (34.98%) CSS
7 3261 (32.39%) Java
8 3100 (30.79%) SQL
9 3070 (30.49%) MVC
10 2633 (26.15%) TDD
11 2382 (23.66%) SQL Server
12 2274 (22.59%) ASP.NET
13 2128 (21.14%) AngularJS
14 2094 (20.80%) Finance
15 2005 (19.91%) jQuery
16 1959 (19.46%) Scrum
17 1642 (16.31%) OO
18 1572 (15.61%) HTML5
19 1537 (15.27%) Git (software)
20 1501 (14.91%) Web Services
21 1362 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1353 (13.44%) Web Development
23 1337 (13.28%) Spring
24 1236 (12.28%) Microsoft
25 1193 (11.85%) XML
26 1180 (11.72%) Software Engineering
27 1178 (11.70%) Degree
28 1159 (11.51%) PHP
29 1128 (11.20%) MySQL
30 1051 (10.44%) Mentoring

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
1 338 (3.36%) CMS
2 336 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
3 308 (3.06%) Apache
4 306 (3.04%) JBoss
5 297 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 203 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 193 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 192 (1.91%) IIS
9 181 (1.80%) Umbraco
10 163 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 154 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 111 (1.10%) WordPress
13 86 (0.85%) Drupal
14 85 (0.84%) nginx
15 84 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
16 80 (0.79%) Confluence
16 80 (0.79%) Jetty
17 79 (0.78%) Apache Solr
18 77 (0.76%) GlassFish
19 70 (0.70%) Mule
Applications
1 479 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 104 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 62 (0.62%) MS Office
4 46 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
7 8 (0.079%) Gliffy
7 8 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.050%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.040%) HipChat
10 3 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.030%) GIMP
11 2 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 108 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 97 (0.96%) Magento
3 81 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 26 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 15 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 12 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
12 10 (0.099%) Sentinel
13 9 (0.089%) Exstream
14 7 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
15 5 (0.050%) SAP Retail
16 4 (0.040%) CSG Singleview
16 4 (0.040%) Sage 200
17 3 (0.030%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 595 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 556 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (1.84%) SaaS
4 182 (1.81%) GitHub
5 79 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 72 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (0.42%) PaaS
8 40 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 37 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 33 (0.33%) Heroku
11 32 (0.32%) Google Play
12 27 (0.27%) IaaS
13 25 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
14 22 (0.22%) Office 365
15 15 (0.15%) Force.com
15 15 (0.15%) TestFlight
16 12 (0.12%) Google Analytics
17 11 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
18 10 (0.099%) Route 53
18 10 (0.099%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 207 (2.06%) HTTP
2 202 (2.01%) Internet
3 65 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.39%) Intranet
5 34 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 34 (0.34%) SMTP
6 24 (0.24%) SSH
7 23 (0.23%) SSL
8 22 (0.22%) FTP
9 21 (0.21%) LDAP
10 16 (0.16%) Skype
11 14 (0.14%) DNS
12 11 (0.11%) VoIP
13 9 (0.089%) Firewall
14 8 (0.079%) DHCP
14 8 (0.079%) NFC
15 7 (0.070%) Broadband
15 7 (0.070%) Wireless
16 6 (0.060%) Ethernet
17 5 (0.050%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2382 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 1128 (11.20%) MySQL
3 804 (7.99%) NoSQL
4 591 (5.87%) MongoDB
5 557 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 489 (4.86%) Big Data
7 407 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 400 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 318 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
10 316 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 315 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 301 (2.99%) Hadoop
13 300 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
14 295 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 226 (2.24%) Oracle Database
16 203 (2.02%) RDBMS
17 198 (1.97%) Redis
18 197 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 134 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
20 123 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1537 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 645 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 540 (5.36%) Maven
4 530 (5.26%) JUnit
5 504 (5.01%) Subversion
5 504 (5.01%) Visual Studio
6 476 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 455 (4.52%) JIRA
8 355 (3.53%) gulp
9 300 (2.98%) Grunt
10 276 (2.74%) Gradle
11 243 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 240 (2.38%) Selenium
13 223 (2.21%) Cucumber
14 203 (2.02%) Mockito
15 190 (1.89%) Eclipse
16 183 (1.82%) NUnit
17 177 (1.76%) Ant
18 123 (1.22%) Jasmine
19 111 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 2094 (20.80%) Finance
2 680 (6.75%) Banking
3 446 (4.43%) Retail
4 443 (4.40%) Marketing
5 368 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 330 (3.28%) Games
7 223 (2.21%) Advertising
8 190 (1.89%) Front Office
9 165 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 163 (1.62%) Manufacturing
11 139 (1.38%) Law
12 127 (1.26%) Electronics
13 86 (0.85%) Automotive
13 86 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 81 (0.80%) Legal
15 77 (0.76%) Publishing
16 72 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 65 (0.65%) Back Office
18 54 (0.54%) Aerospace
19 39 (0.39%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3899 (38.73%) HTML
2 3651 (36.26%) .NET
3 3522 (34.98%) CSS
4 2274 (22.59%) ASP.NET
5 2128 (21.14%) AngularJS
6 2005 (19.91%) jQuery
7 1572 (15.61%) HTML5
8 1501 (14.91%) Web Services
9 1362 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1337 (13.28%) Spring
11 1193 (11.85%) XML
12 1043 (10.36%) CSS3
13 1006 (9.99%) REST
14 944 (9.38%) .NET Framework
15 919 (9.13%) RESTful
16 777 (7.72%) SOAP
17 771 (7.66%) Node.js
18 730 (7.25%) JSON
19 723 (7.18%) Hibernate
20 678 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 807 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 659 (6.55%) User Experience
3 485 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 461 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 322 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 279 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 238 (2.36%) Fintech
8 215 (2.14%) iPad
9 145 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 138 (1.37%) Derivative
11 118 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 116 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 115 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 110 (1.09%) Equities
15 98 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 98 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 89 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
17 84 (0.83%) Management Information System
18 80 (0.79%) Social Media
19 74 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1024 (10.17%) Linux
2 634 (6.30%) Windows
3 553 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 508 (5.05%) Android
5 387 (3.84%) Unix
6 73 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.25%) Debian
9 24 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 23 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.20%) Solaris
12 16 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 12 (0.12%) CentOS
17 11 (0.11%) AIX
17 11 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4963 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3070 (30.49%) MVC
3 2633 (26.15%) TDD
4 1959 (19.46%) Scrum
5 1642 (16.31%) OO
6 1353 (13.44%) Web Development
7 1180 (11.72%) Software Engineering
8 1051 (10.44%) Mentoring
9 994 (9.87%) BDD
10 963 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
11 915 (9.09%) Front End Development
12 910 (9.04%) Unit Testing
13 865 (8.59%) E-Commerce
14 750 (7.45%) SDLC
15 731 (7.26%) OOP
16 545 (5.41%) Open Source
17 526 (5.22%) Multithreading
18 507 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
19 481 (4.78%) SOA
20 467 (4.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4625 (45.94%) JavaScript
2 3689 (36.64%) C#
3 3261 (32.39%) Java
4 3100 (30.79%) SQL
5 1159 (11.51%) PHP
6 802 (7.97%) Python
7 760 (7.55%) T-SQL
8 638 (6.34%) Scala
9 588 (5.84%) C++
10 458 (4.55%) Ruby
11 433 (4.30%) VB.NET
12 314 (3.12%) Objective-C
13 279 (2.77%) PL/SQL
14 230 (2.28%) C
15 229 (2.27%) Apple Swift
16 201 (2.00%) Groovy
17 152 (1.51%) TypeScript
18 146 (1.45%) Perl
19 128 (1.27%) VB
20 109 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1178 (11.70%) Degree
2 135 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 58 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 50 (0.50%) PhD
6 43 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 19 (0.19%) Sun Certification
9 14 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.099%) MCSD
11 10 (0.099%) MCTS
12 9 (0.089%) MCPD
13 8 (0.079%) OCP
13 8 (0.079%) PMP
14 5 (0.050%) MBA
14 5 (0.050%) MCP
14 5 (0.050%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.040%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.040%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (3.40%) QA
2 38 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 28 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.24%) SLA
5 18 (0.18%) GAMP
6 7 (0.070%) ISO13485
7 6 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 5 (0.050%) SDET
8 5 (0.050%) WAI
9 4 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.040%) HL7
9 4 (0.040%) WCAG
10 3 (0.030%) EMIR
10 3 (0.030%) MiFID
11 1 (0.010%) Basel III
11 1 (0.010%) GAAP
11 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.010%) SEPA
System Software
1 253 (2.51%) Docker
2 39 (0.39%) HDFS
3 27 (0.27%) Firmware
4 26 (0.26%) Varnish
5 22 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 7 (0.070%) KVM
10 5 (0.050%) Samba
10 5 (0.050%) Squid
10 5 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.040%) Ceph
12 3 (0.030%) LXC
12 3 (0.030%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.020%) vCloud
14 1 (0.010%) Cygwin
14 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.010%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 172 (1.71%) Puppet
2 105 (1.04%) Ansible
3 79 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.30%) Packer
5 25 (0.25%) Kibana
5 25 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.25%) Terraform
6 24 (0.24%) Control-M
7 23 (0.23%) logstash
8 22 (0.22%) Grafana
9 21 (0.21%) Salt
10 19 (0.19%) Graphite
11 18 (0.18%) Oozie
12 15 (0.15%) Uchiwa
13 13 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
14 11 (0.11%) Mesos
14 11 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
14 11 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 8 (0.079%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1236 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 963 (9.56%) Oracle
3 257 (2.55%) Google
4 244 (2.42%) Zend
5 160 (1.59%) SAP
6 142 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 103 (1.02%) Adobe
8 96 (0.95%) IBM
9 90 (0.89%) Facebook
10 83 (0.82%) Xamarin
11 82 (0.81%) Apple
12 77 (0.76%) Sybase
13 74 (0.74%) EPiServer
14 72 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 71 (0.71%) Twitter
16 62 (0.62%) Atlassian
17 58 (0.58%) Informatica
18 56 (0.56%) Tableau
19 55 (0.55%) hybris
20 54 (0.54%) TIBCO
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 30 minutes ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Shares, Bonus etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits +benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £10000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Career Development Program
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + bonus + working from home
Posted: 15 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago