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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
UK
Rank 50 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4338 5135 4791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.17% 5.01% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.36% 5.20% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3826 4600 4286
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 £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +1 4039 £55,000 +4.76% 638
London +1 1802 £65,000 +8.33% 272
South East -9 669 £52,500 +5.00% 97
City of London -3 382 £72,500 +16.00% 69
North West +8 339 £50,000 +5.26% 67
East of England +15 315 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Yorkshire +7 285 £45,000 - 50
Manchester +7 270 £50,000 - 48
South West 0 252 £48,250 +7.22% 35
West Yorkshire +9 191 £47,500 +5.55% 34
West Midlands -14 187 £45,000 -5.26% 41
Scotland +23 172 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Berkshire +28 159 £57,500 +9.52% 19
East Midlands +9 158 £45,000 +1.69% 29
Leeds +21 155 £49,500 +10.00% 25
Hertfordshire +62 135 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Bristol +2 121 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Hampshire -19 113 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Surrey -8 111 £55,000 +4.76% 17
Glasgow +18 96 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -5 85 £47,500 - 12
Nottinghamshire +22 81 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Birmingham +29 78 £45,000 - 16
Milton Keynes +14 78 £47,500 - 8
Nottingham +23 74 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Wales -10 67 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Edinburgh +22 64 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South Wales -4 59 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Essex +17 58 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Oxfordshire -16 56 £52,500 -2.77% 15

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4665 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 4075 (44.76%) JavaScript
3 3558 (39.08%) C#
4 3454 (37.94%) HTML
5 3392 (37.25%) .NET
6 3135 (34.43%) Java
7 3078 (33.81%) CSS
8 3002 (32.97%) SQL
9 2726 (29.94%) MVC
10 2360 (25.92%) SQL Server
11 2320 (25.48%) TDD
12 2106 (23.13%) ASP.NET
13 2045 (22.46%) AngularJS
14 1970 (21.64%) Finance
15 1678 (18.43%) Scrum
16 1559 (17.12%) jQuery
17 1485 (16.31%) HTML5
18 1442 (15.84%) Web Services
19 1425 (15.65%) OO
20 1326 (14.56%) Spring
21 1314 (14.43%) Git (software)
22 1309 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
23 1270 (13.95%) Microsoft
24 1162 (12.76%) Web Development
25 1086 (11.93%) Software Engineering
26 1066 (11.71%) Mentoring
27 1008 (11.07%) .NET Framework
28 1007 (11.06%) MySQL
29 996 (10.94%) REST
30 977 (10.73%) Continuous Integration

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
1 344 (3.78%) Tomcat
2 320 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 305 (3.35%) JBoss
4 300 (3.29%) CMS
5 258 (2.83%) Apache
6 255 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 213 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 212 (2.33%) IIS
9 185 (2.03%) Apache Spark
10 170 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 118 (1.30%) WordPress
12 117 (1.29%) Apache Solr
13 114 (1.25%) Jetty
14 112 (1.23%) Umbraco
15 98 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 91 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
17 88 (0.97%) Drupal
18 74 (0.81%) EPiServer
19 68 (0.75%) nginx
20 67 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 438 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 78 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 38 (0.42%) MS Office
4 15 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.12%) InVision
7 7 (0.077%) InDesign
7 7 (0.077%) MicroStation
8 6 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.022%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.022%) Maya
11 2 (0.022%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.022%) MS Project
12 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.011%) GIMP
12 1 (0.011%) Revit
12 1 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 77 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 65 (0.71%) Magento
4 17 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.088%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.077%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.077%) Shopify
9 6 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.055%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.055%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.055%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.055%) SAP MDG
11 4 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 739 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 677 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (2.99%) SaaS
4 160 (1.76%) GitHub
5 79 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 55 (0.60%) Office 365
8 43 (0.47%) PaaS
9 32 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 32 (0.35%) Heroku
10 29 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.30%) IaaS
12 20 (0.22%) Force.com
13 16 (0.18%) TestFlight
14 15 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.16%) Trello
15 13 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (0.14%) Google Analytics
15 13 (0.14%) Google Play
16 11 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 190 (2.09%) HTTP
2 166 (1.82%) Internet
3 53 (0.58%) Intranet
4 49 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.43%) SSL
6 36 (0.40%) Broadband
7 30 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 17 (0.19%) DNS
9 12 (0.13%) 3G
9 12 (0.13%) 4G
9 12 (0.13%) GSM
9 12 (0.13%) OpenFlow
9 12 (0.13%) SSH
10 11 (0.12%) DHCP
10 11 (0.12%) Unified Communications
11 10 (0.11%) LDAP
11 10 (0.11%) Wireless
12 9 (0.099%) Firewall
13 7 (0.077%) FTP
13 7 (0.077%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2360 (25.92%) SQL Server
2 1007 (11.06%) MySQL
3 804 (8.83%) NoSQL
4 553 (6.07%) MongoDB
5 498 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 497 (5.46%) Big Data
7 473 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 339 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 325 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 305 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
11 288 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 275 (3.02%) Hadoop
13 258 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
14 221 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 211 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
16 193 (2.12%) Redis
17 177 (1.94%) RDBMS
18 158 (1.74%) Oracle Database
19 143 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
20 136 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1314 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 477 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 471 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 452 (4.96%) JUnit
5 441 (4.84%) Maven
6 422 (4.63%) Subversion
7 405 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 361 (3.96%) JIRA
9 286 (3.14%) gulp
10 253 (2.78%) Gradle
11 233 (2.56%) Selenium
12 223 (2.45%) Grunt
13 219 (2.41%) TeamCity
14 202 (2.22%) NUnit
15 155 (1.70%) Ant
16 128 (1.41%) Cucumber
17 125 (1.37%) Jasmine
18 118 (1.30%) Eclipse
19 107 (1.18%) Mockito
20 106 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 1970 (21.64%) Finance
2 812 (8.92%) Banking
3 395 (4.34%) Retail
4 323 (3.55%) Marketing
5 289 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 240 (2.64%) Games
7 233 (2.56%) Advertising
8 189 (2.08%) Front Office
9 144 (1.58%) Investment Banking
10 111 (1.22%) Electronics
11 105 (1.15%) Publishing
12 100 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 89 (0.98%) Back Office
14 79 (0.87%) Legal
15 72 (0.79%) Law
16 52 (0.57%) Automotive
16 52 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 36 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.30%) Music Industry
19 25 (0.27%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3454 (37.94%) HTML
2 3392 (37.25%) .NET
3 3078 (33.81%) CSS
4 2106 (23.13%) ASP.NET
5 2045 (22.46%) AngularJS
6 1559 (17.12%) jQuery
7 1485 (16.31%) HTML5
8 1442 (15.84%) Web Services
9 1326 (14.56%) Spring
10 1309 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1008 (11.07%) .NET Framework
12 996 (10.94%) REST
13 906 (9.95%) XML
14 885 (9.72%) CSS3
15 765 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 756 (8.30%) Node.js
17 727 (7.98%) RESTful
18 672 (7.38%) WCF
19 667 (7.33%) Hibernate
20 620 (6.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 694 (7.62%) Computer Science
2 582 (6.39%) User Experience
3 367 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 352 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 244 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 218 (2.39%) Fintech
7 191 (2.10%) iPad
8 162 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 141 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 134 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 103 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 89 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 87 (0.96%) Derivative
14 81 (0.89%) Blog
15 72 (0.79%) N-Tier
16 63 (0.69%) Equities
17 60 (0.66%) Social Media
18 55 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
19 45 (0.49%) NHS
20 44 (0.48%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 962 (10.57%) Linux
2 508 (5.58%) Windows
3 356 (3.91%) Apple iOS
4 343 (3.77%) Android
5 308 (3.38%) Unix
6 87 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 44 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 27 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.13%) Debian
12 12 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.11%) Solaris
13 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.088%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.077%) MVS
16 6 (0.066%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.066%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4665 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2726 (29.94%) MVC
3 2320 (25.48%) TDD
4 1678 (18.43%) Scrum
5 1425 (15.65%) OO
6 1162 (12.76%) Web Development
7 1086 (11.93%) Software Engineering
8 1066 (11.71%) Mentoring
9 977 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
10 799 (8.78%) E-Commerce
11 772 (8.48%) BDD
12 761 (8.36%) Front End Development
13 754 (8.28%) Unit Testing
14 710 (7.80%) SDLC
15 621 (6.82%) OOP
16 512 (5.62%) SOA
17 487 (5.35%) Multithreading
18 480 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
19 462 (5.07%) DevOps
20 455 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4075 (44.76%) JavaScript
2 3558 (39.08%) C#
3 3135 (34.43%) Java
4 3002 (32.97%) SQL
5 939 (10.31%) PHP
6 702 (7.71%) T-SQL
7 591 (6.49%) Python
8 478 (5.25%) C++
9 452 (4.96%) Scala
10 356 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 257 (2.82%) Ruby
12 223 (2.45%) PL/SQL
13 221 (2.43%) C
14 181 (1.99%) Objective-C
15 151 (1.66%) TypeScript
16 143 (1.57%) Groovy
17 134 (1.47%) Go
18 119 (1.31%) Apple Swift
19 113 (1.24%) Perl
19 113 (1.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 917 (10.07%) Degree
2 139 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 102 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 32 (0.35%) PhD
6 31 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.088%) MCP
8 8 (0.088%) MCSD
8 8 (0.088%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.077%) SAS Certification
10 5 (0.055%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.044%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.044%) CFA
11 4 (0.044%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.033%) HND
13 2 (0.022%) MBA
13 2 (0.022%) OCP
13 2 (0.022%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.022%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (3.32%) QA
2 33 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.21%) MiFID
5 18 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.19%) ISO 14001
7 14 (0.15%) SLA
8 9 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.099%) SDET
9 6 (0.066%) EMIR
10 5 (0.055%) WCAG
11 2 (0.022%) Basel III
11 2 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.011%) GAAP
12 1 (0.011%) HL7
12 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.011%) Section 508
12 1 (0.011%) TickIT
System Software
1 276 (3.03%) Docker
2 31 (0.34%) Firmware
3 28 (0.31%) HDFS
4 27 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.16%) KVM
7 13 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.14%) Varnish
8 12 (0.13%) vSphere
9 11 (0.12%) Active Directory
10 10 (0.11%) Samba
10 10 (0.11%) Squid
11 6 (0.066%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.022%) etcd
13 2 (0.022%) LXC
13 2 (0.022%) NFS
14 1 (0.011%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 186 (2.04%) Puppet
2 138 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 131 (1.44%) Ansible
4 65 (0.71%) Kibana
5 57 (0.63%) logstash
6 42 (0.46%) Salt
7 37 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 30 (0.33%) Grafana
9 23 (0.25%) Graphite
10 13 (0.14%) Packer
11 11 (0.12%) Terraform
12 10 (0.11%) Oozie
13 8 (0.088%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.077%) Mesos
15 6 (0.066%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.066%) Nagios
16 5 (0.055%) Marathon
16 5 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
17 4 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
17 4 (0.044%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1270 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 817 (8.97%) Oracle
3 197 (2.16%) Google
4 160 (1.76%) Zend
5 129 (1.42%) SAP
6 107 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 104 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 102 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 91 (1.00%) Sybase
10 89 (0.98%) IBM
11 73 (0.80%) Tableau
12 70 (0.77%) Adobe
13 65 (0.71%) Apple
14 62 (0.68%) TIBCO
15 51 (0.56%) Talend
16 46 (0.51%) PayPal
17 37 (0.41%) MuleSoft
18 36 (0.40%) Solace
19 32 (0.35%) hybris
19 32 (0.35%) Telerik
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + life insurance, health insurance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40k - £50k + £5k benefits/cash alte
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus etc.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Itecco
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + Equity options
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Up to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits, Flex Working and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago