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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
UK
Rank 50 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4333 4963 4702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.16% 4.96% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 5.14% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3822 4475 4172
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 £72,500 £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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +4 4013 £55,000 +4.76% 605
London +1 1748 £65,000 +4.00% 265
South East -7 737 £52,500 +5.00% 86
City of London 0 389 £70,000 +7.69% 65
North West +1 346 £50,000 +11.11% 54
East of England +12 328 £52,500 +5.00% 40
Manchester +11 275 £51,500 +17.04% 40
Yorkshire 0 243 £45,000 - 48
South West -9 238 £50,000 +11.11% 36
West Midlands +4 196 £45,000 - 39
West Yorkshire -1 181 £47,500 +5.55% 36
Scotland +22 175 £47,500 +7.95% 20
Leeds +5 151 £49,000 +8.88% 26
East Midlands +9 142 £45,000 +3.44% 30
Hampshire -12 141 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Berkshire +10 137 £57,500 +4.54% 19
Hertfordshire +44 134 £57,500 - 15
Surrey -4 134 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Bristol -3 110 £47,500 - 15
Glasgow +20 99 £47,500 +9.82% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 89 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Wales +4 85 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Milton Keynes +17 74 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Birmingham +16 72 £45,000 +2.27% 19
Oxfordshire -13 71 £52,500 -1.40% 10
Nottinghamshire +8 70 £50,000 +25.00% 15
South Wales +12 69 £48,500 +21.25% 3
Nottingham +7 68 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Cambridgeshire -18 67 £50,000 - 11
Edinburgh +19 65 £47,500 +5.55% 12

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4717 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 4134 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 3514 (38.25%) C#
4 3495 (38.04%) HTML
5 3389 (36.89%) .NET
6 3144 (34.22%) Java
7 3119 (33.95%) CSS
8 2992 (32.57%) SQL
9 2755 (29.99%) MVC
10 2345 (25.53%) TDD
11 2320 (25.25%) SQL Server
12 2115 (23.02%) ASP.NET
13 2031 (22.11%) AngularJS
14 1943 (21.15%) Finance
15 1723 (18.75%) Scrum
16 1658 (18.05%) jQuery
17 1495 (16.27%) HTML5
18 1491 (16.23%) OO
19 1458 (15.87%) Web Services
20 1340 (14.59%) Spring
21 1334 (14.52%) Git (software)
22 1317 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
23 1202 (13.08%) Microsoft
24 1185 (12.90%) Web Development
25 1095 (11.92%) Software Engineering
26 1085 (11.81%) Mentoring
27 1005 (10.94%) .NET Framework
28 994 (10.82%) REST
29 987 (10.74%) MySQL
29 987 (10.74%) Linux

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
1 328 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 327 (3.56%) CMS
3 316 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
4 315 (3.43%) JBoss
5 245 (2.67%) Apache
6 240 (2.61%) WebSphere
7 216 (2.35%) IIS
8 208 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 182 (1.98%) Apache Spark
10 166 (1.81%) WebLogic
11 145 (1.58%) Umbraco
12 120 (1.31%) WordPress
13 107 (1.16%) Jetty
14 106 (1.15%) Apache Solr
15 99 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 86 (0.94%) Drupal
17 74 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
18 67 (0.73%) GlassFish
19 64 (0.70%) nginx
20 61 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 418 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 79 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 32 (0.35%) MS Office
4 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.12%) InVision
6 10 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.065%) InDesign
7 6 (0.065%) MicroStation
8 5 (0.054%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.022%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.022%) GIMP
10 2 (0.022%) MS Project
11 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 84 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 76 (0.83%) Magento
3 71 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.098%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.076%) Shopify
9 5 (0.054%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.054%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.044%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.044%) SAP Retail
11 3 (0.033%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 713 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 621 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 244 (2.66%) SaaS
4 175 (1.90%) GitHub
5 81 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 75 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (0.51%) PaaS
8 44 (0.48%) Office 365
9 35 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (0.33%) IaaS
11 28 (0.30%) Heroku
12 19 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (0.19%) Force.com
15 16 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.16%) TestFlight
16 15 (0.16%) Trello
17 13 (0.14%) Google Play
18 9 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
18 9 (0.098%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.12%) HTTP
2 172 (1.87%) Internet
3 56 (0.61%) Intranet
3 56 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.44%) SSL
5 34 (0.37%) Broadband
6 33 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.17%) DNS
8 14 (0.15%) Unified Communications
9 13 (0.14%) LDAP
10 12 (0.13%) DHCP
11 10 (0.11%) 3G
11 10 (0.11%) 4G
11 10 (0.11%) GSM
11 10 (0.11%) OpenFlow
11 10 (0.11%) Wireless
12 9 (0.098%) Firewall
12 9 (0.098%) SSH
12 9 (0.098%) VoIP
13 8 (0.087%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2320 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 987 (10.74%) MySQL
3 819 (8.91%) NoSQL
4 578 (6.29%) MongoDB
5 505 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 484 (5.27%) Big Data
7 465 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 357 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 303 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 292 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 286 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 283 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
13 247 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 244 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
15 201 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 200 (2.18%) Redis
17 188 (2.05%) RDBMS
18 157 (1.71%) Oracle Database
19 156 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
20 150 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1334 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 533 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 477 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 454 (4.94%) JUnit
4 454 (4.94%) Maven
5 443 (4.82%) Subversion
6 423 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 383 (4.17%) JIRA
8 329 (3.58%) gulp
9 261 (2.84%) Grunt
10 249 (2.71%) Gradle
11 239 (2.60%) Selenium
12 237 (2.58%) TeamCity
13 194 (2.11%) NUnit
14 156 (1.70%) Ant
15 143 (1.56%) Eclipse
16 140 (1.52%) Cucumber
17 126 (1.37%) Mockito
18 117 (1.27%) Jasmine
19 108 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1943 (21.15%) Finance
2 762 (8.29%) Banking
3 401 (4.36%) Retail
4 369 (4.02%) Marketing
5 336 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 273 (2.97%) Games
7 231 (2.51%) Advertising
8 187 (2.04%) Front Office
9 132 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 119 (1.30%) Electronics
11 106 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 94 (1.02%) Law
13 93 (1.01%) Publishing
14 80 (0.87%) Legal
15 70 (0.76%) Back Office
16 49 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 48 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 47 (0.51%) Automotive
19 30 (0.33%) Online Betting
20 29 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3495 (38.04%) HTML
2 3389 (36.89%) .NET
3 3119 (33.95%) CSS
4 2115 (23.02%) ASP.NET
5 2031 (22.11%) AngularJS
6 1658 (18.05%) jQuery
7 1495 (16.27%) HTML5
8 1458 (15.87%) Web Services
9 1340 (14.59%) Spring
10 1317 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1005 (10.94%) .NET Framework
12 994 (10.82%) REST
13 950 (10.34%) CSS3
14 934 (10.17%) XML
15 792 (8.62%) RESTful
16 763 (8.31%) Node.js
17 732 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 683 (7.43%) Hibernate
19 649 (7.06%) SOAP
19 649 (7.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 690 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 620 (6.75%) User Experience
3 387 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 361 (3.93%) Mobile App
5 246 (2.68%) Mathematics
6 238 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 196 (2.13%) Fintech
8 179 (1.95%) iPad
9 152 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 142 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 134 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 106 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 92 (1.00%) Derivative
14 90 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 80 (0.87%) Blog
16 76 (0.83%) Physics
17 73 (0.79%) Data Integration
17 73 (0.79%) Hedge funds
18 70 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
19 67 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 987 (10.74%) Linux
2 518 (5.64%) Windows
3 377 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 353 (3.84%) Android
5 330 (3.59%) Unix
6 89 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 45 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 21 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.14%) Debian
13 10 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.087%) CentOS
14 8 (0.087%) Solaris
15 7 (0.076%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.065%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4717 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2755 (29.99%) MVC
3 2345 (25.53%) TDD
4 1723 (18.75%) Scrum
5 1491 (16.23%) OO
6 1185 (12.90%) Web Development
7 1095 (11.92%) Software Engineering
8 1085 (11.81%) Mentoring
9 942 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
10 817 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 791 (8.61%) BDD
12 784 (8.53%) Front End Development
13 749 (8.15%) Unit Testing
14 715 (7.78%) SDLC
15 650 (7.08%) OOP
16 499 (5.43%) SOA
17 498 (5.42%) Multithreading
18 445 (4.84%) Microservices
19 430 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
20 417 (4.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4134 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 3514 (38.25%) C#
3 3144 (34.22%) Java
4 2992 (32.57%) SQL
5 913 (9.94%) PHP
6 698 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 621 (6.76%) Python
8 526 (5.73%) Scala
9 471 (5.13%) C++
10 348 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 279 (3.04%) Ruby
12 221 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 204 (2.22%) C
14 202 (2.20%) Objective-C
15 161 (1.75%) Groovy
16 141 (1.53%) Apple Swift
17 136 (1.48%) TypeScript
18 126 (1.37%) Go
18 126 (1.37%) PowerShell
19 111 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 933 (10.16%) Degree
2 147 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 110 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 44 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 40 (0.44%) PhD
7 21 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 9 (0.098%) MCSD
10 8 (0.087%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.076%) SAS Certification
12 6 (0.065%) MCP
13 5 (0.054%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.054%) PMP
14 4 (0.044%) CFA
14 4 (0.044%) MCTS
14 4 (0.044%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.044%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.033%) HND
15 3 (0.033%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (3.44%) QA
2 26 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.21%) SLA
5 17 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.19%) MiFID
6 13 (0.14%) SDET
7 11 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.054%) EMIR
9 5 (0.054%) WCAG
10 2 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.022%) HL7
11 1 (0.011%) Basel III
11 1 (0.011%) GAAP
11 1 (0.011%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.011%) WAI
System Software
1 264 (2.87%) Docker
2 32 (0.35%) HDFS
3 31 (0.34%) Firmware
4 26 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 20 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (0.19%) Active Directory
8 14 (0.15%) KVM
8 14 (0.15%) Varnish
9 12 (0.13%) vSphere
10 11 (0.12%) Samba
10 11 (0.12%) Squid
11 8 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.076%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.033%) LXC
14 2 (0.022%) NFS
14 2 (0.022%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.011%) Ceph
15 1 (0.011%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 182 (1.98%) Puppet
2 125 (1.36%) Ansible
3 123 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (0.54%) Kibana
5 44 (0.48%) logstash
6 35 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 32 (0.35%) Salt
8 28 (0.30%) Grafana
9 21 (0.23%) Graphite
10 18 (0.20%) Packer
11 12 (0.13%) Mesos
12 11 (0.12%) Terraform
13 10 (0.11%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.11%) Oozie
14 5 (0.054%) Marathon
14 5 (0.054%) Nagios
14 5 (0.054%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.054%) Tivoli Identity Manager
15 4 (0.044%) Control-M
15 4 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1202 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 821 (8.94%) Oracle
3 235 (2.56%) Google
4 174 (1.89%) Zend
5 136 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 135 (1.47%) SAP
7 112 (1.22%) Sybase
8 92 (1.00%) IBM
9 91 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 83 (0.90%) EPiServer
11 82 (0.89%) Xamarin
12 74 (0.81%) Adobe
13 71 (0.77%) TIBCO
14 69 (0.75%) Apple
15 64 (0.70%) Tableau
16 51 (0.56%) PayPal
17 47 (0.51%) Talend
18 42 (0.46%) MuleSoft
19 38 (0.41%) hybris
19 38 (0.41%) Solace
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + FlexiTime, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + London weighting
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday