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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 53 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5008 4869 5993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.09% 4.56% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 4.73% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4475 4192 5273
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 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +5 4701 £55,000 +4.76% 595
London +7 2278 £62,500 +4.16% 284
South East +10 868 £50,000 - 92
City of London +12 464 £62,500 +4.16% 77
North West +25 292 £47,500 +11.76% 56
East of England +13 292 £53,000 +6.00% 26
Yorkshire +2 289 £45,000 - 52
West Midlands +23 258 £45,000 +2.27% 25
South West -1 250 £45,000 - 34
Hampshire +29 214 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Manchester +14 213 £47,500 +11.76% 38
Surrey +14 209 £55,000 +4.76% 24
West Yorkshire -11 209 £45,000 - 34
Leeds -2 153 £45,000 - 25
Berkshire -14 151 £55,000 - 16
Scotland -18 133 £46,500 +3.33% 25
East Midlands -8 130 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Bristol +11 116 £45,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +12 111 £52,500 +10.52% 10
Oxfordshire -14 96 £53,500 +15.67% 10
Warwickshire +31 89 £50,000 - 5
Cambridge +4 82 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Wales +32 78 £43,500 +2.35% 3
South Wales +32 72 £44,500 -1.11% 2
Warwick +24 72 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Reading -9 72 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Birmingham -11 72 £40,000 -1.53% 5
Buckinghamshire +25 70 £47,500 - 6
Edinburgh -1 63 £45,000 +0.55% 11
Southampton +8 59 £50,000 +12.99% 6

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 4887 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4566 (45.06%) JavaScript
3 3880 (38.29%) HTML
4 3752 (37.02%) C#
5 3643 (35.95%) .NET
6 3515 (34.69%) CSS
7 3366 (33.21%) SQL
8 3210 (31.68%) Java
9 2929 (28.90%) MVC
10 2560 (25.26%) TDD
11 2528 (24.95%) SQL Server
12 2212 (21.83%) jQuery
13 2211 (21.82%) ASP.NET
14 2133 (21.05%) Finance
15 1809 (17.85%) AngularJS
16 1793 (17.69%) Scrum
17 1775 (17.52%) OO
18 1586 (15.65%) Web Services
19 1522 (15.02%) HTML5
20 1439 (14.20%) XML
21 1423 (14.04%) Git (software)
22 1422 (14.03%) Spring
23 1373 (13.55%) Degree
24 1359 (13.41%) Web Development
25 1352 (13.34%) Microsoft
26 1315 (12.98%) Software Engineering
27 1267 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
28 1235 (12.19%) PHP
29 1178 (11.62%) MySQL
30 1137 (11.22%) Oracle

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
1 707 (6.98%) Node.js
2 414 (4.09%) Tomcat
3 365 (3.60%) Apache
4 350 (3.45%) CMS
5 320 (3.16%) JBoss
6 235 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
6 235 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 171 (1.69%) IIS
8 151 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 149 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 139 (1.37%) WordPress
11 120 (1.18%) Apache Spark
12 117 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 98 (0.97%) Drupal
14 92 (0.91%) GlassFish
15 91 (0.90%) Apache Solr
16 89 (0.88%) Mule
17 87 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
18 76 (0.75%) Jetty
19 74 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 591 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 151 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 58 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 48 (0.47%) MS Office
5 31 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.15%) Gliffy
7 15 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
10 6 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.039%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.030%) GIMP
12 3 (0.030%) HipChat
13 2 (0.020%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.020%) MS Project
13 2 (0.020%) SPSS
14 1 (0.010%) InDesign
14 1 (0.010%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 115 (1.13%) Magento
2 97 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 82 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 46 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 22 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 19 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 18 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 17 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
11 16 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
11 16 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
12 14 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
13 10 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
14 9 (0.089%) Exstream
15 7 (0.069%) Oracle Assets
15 7 (0.069%) Pegasus Opera
16 6 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
16 6 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 6 (0.059%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 548 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 483 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 290 (2.86%) SaaS
4 165 (1.63%) GitHub
5 90 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 36 (0.36%) PaaS
10 34 (0.34%) Google Play
11 27 (0.27%) Office 365
12 26 (0.26%) Force.com
13 25 (0.25%) Heroku
14 22 (0.22%) IaaS
15 21 (0.21%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.14%) CloudFront
18 13 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
19 11 (0.11%) Trello
20 10 (0.099%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 193 (1.90%) Internet
2 190 (1.87%) HTTP
3 71 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 45 (0.44%) Intranet
5 43 (0.42%) SMTP
6 27 (0.27%) SSL
7 26 (0.26%) DNS
8 23 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 21 (0.21%) Skype
10 17 (0.17%) FTP
11 16 (0.16%) LDAP
12 15 (0.15%) SSH
12 15 (0.15%) VoIP
13 13 (0.13%) ATM
13 13 (0.13%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.12%) Extranet
15 11 (0.11%) Firewall
16 10 (0.099%) SMS
17 8 (0.079%) CTI
17 8 (0.079%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2528 (24.95%) SQL Server
2 1178 (11.62%) MySQL
3 775 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 683 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 549 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 468 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 440 (4.34%) Big Data
8 420 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 418 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 366 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
11 338 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
12 309 (3.05%) Oracle Database
13 289 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 286 (2.82%) RDBMS
15 266 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 236 (2.33%) Hadoop
17 204 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
18 166 (1.64%) Redis
19 145 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
20 122 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1423 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 608 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 603 (5.95%) JUnit
4 594 (5.86%) Subversion
5 578 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 552 (5.45%) Maven
7 521 (5.14%) Visual Studio
8 375 (3.70%) JIRA
9 316 (3.12%) Selenium
10 256 (2.53%) TeamCity
11 250 (2.47%) Gradle
12 247 (2.44%) Cucumber
13 242 (2.39%) Grunt
14 218 (2.15%) Eclipse
14 218 (2.15%) NUnit
15 184 (1.82%) Mockito
16 182 (1.80%) Ant
17 174 (1.72%) gulp
18 165 (1.63%) Jasmine
19 157 (1.55%) Hudson
General
1 2133 (21.05%) Finance
2 650 (6.41%) Banking
3 460 (4.54%) Marketing
4 443 (4.37%) Retail
5 325 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 294 (2.90%) Games
7 218 (2.15%) Advertising
8 198 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 197 (1.94%) Front Office
10 136 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 126 (1.24%) Law
12 107 (1.06%) Electronics
13 106 (1.05%) Back Office
14 86 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 79 (0.78%) Publishing
16 54 (0.53%) Legal
17 48 (0.47%) Automotive
18 44 (0.43%) Billing
19 37 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3880 (38.29%) HTML
2 3643 (35.95%) .NET
3 3515 (34.69%) CSS
4 2212 (21.83%) jQuery
5 2211 (21.82%) ASP.NET
6 1809 (17.85%) AngularJS
7 1586 (15.65%) Web Services
8 1522 (15.02%) HTML5
9 1439 (14.20%) XML
10 1422 (14.03%) Spring
11 1267 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1033 (10.19%) CSS3
13 905 (8.93%) RESTful
14 884 (8.72%) JSON
15 878 (8.66%) .NET Framework
16 848 (8.37%) REST
17 798 (7.87%) WCF
18 774 (7.64%) Hibernate
19 761 (7.51%) SOAP
20 758 (7.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 919 (9.07%) Computer Science
2 637 (6.29%) User Experience
3 533 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 517 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 451 (4.45%) Mathematics
6 293 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 189 (1.87%) Fintech
8 180 (1.78%) iPad
9 162 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 123 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 123 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 122 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 119 (1.17%) Derivative
13 118 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 115 (1.13%) N-Tier
15 109 (1.08%) Equities
16 102 (1.01%) iPhone
17 91 (0.90%) Client/Server
18 89 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
19 88 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1067 (10.53%) Linux
2 787 (7.77%) Windows
3 644 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 562 (5.55%) Android
5 497 (4.90%) Unix
6 90 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 57 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 43 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 38 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 38 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 27 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 23 (0.23%) AIX
12 23 (0.23%) Debian
13 22 (0.22%) Solaris
14 17 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 16 (0.16%) CentOS
16 15 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4887 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2929 (28.90%) MVC
3 2560 (25.26%) TDD
4 1793 (17.69%) Scrum
5 1775 (17.52%) OO
6 1359 (13.41%) Web Development
7 1315 (12.98%) Software Engineering
8 1113 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 1005 (9.92%) E-Commerce
10 1004 (9.91%) Unit Testing
11 979 (9.66%) BDD
12 902 (8.90%) Mentoring
13 876 (8.64%) Front End Development
14 755 (7.45%) SDLC
15 730 (7.20%) OOP
16 728 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
17 591 (5.83%) SOA
18 515 (5.08%) Multithreading
18 515 (5.08%) Open Source
19 462 (4.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4566 (45.06%) JavaScript
2 3752 (37.02%) C#
3 3366 (33.21%) SQL
4 3210 (31.68%) Java
5 1235 (12.19%) PHP
6 829 (8.18%) Python
7 823 (8.12%) T-SQL
8 729 (7.19%) C++
9 484 (4.78%) Ruby
10 414 (4.09%) VB.NET
11 406 (4.01%) Scala
12 372 (3.67%) PL/SQL
13 345 (3.40%) Objective-C
14 277 (2.73%) C
15 242 (2.39%) Apple Swift
16 192 (1.89%) Perl
17 136 (1.34%) Groovy
18 134 (1.32%) VB
19 118 (1.16%) PHP 5
20 113 (1.12%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1373 (13.55%) Degree
2 147 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 39 (0.38%) PhD
5 22 (0.22%) MCSE
6 21 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 19 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 15 (0.15%) MCPD
9 15 (0.15%) MCTS
10 12 (0.12%) OCP
11 10 (0.099%) MCSD
12 9 (0.089%) ISEB
12 9 (0.089%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.069%) MBA
14 6 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.059%) SAS Certification
15 5 (0.049%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.049%) Postgraduate
16 4 (0.039%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (4.17%) QA
2 38 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.24%) SLA
4 16 (0.16%) GAMP
4 16 (0.16%) SEPA
5 13 (0.13%) MiFID
6 10 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 9 (0.089%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.059%) WAI
9 4 (0.039%) WCAG
10 3 (0.030%) Basel III
11 2 (0.020%) HL7
11 2 (0.020%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.010%) Solvency II
System Software
1 143 (1.41%) Docker
2 31 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.30%) HDFS
4 23 (0.23%) Varnish
5 16 (0.16%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 12 (0.12%) Cygwin
8 8 (0.079%) Firmware
8 8 (0.079%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.059%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.049%) Samba
10 5 (0.049%) Squid
11 4 (0.039%) vCloud
12 3 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.020%) Ceph
13 2 (0.020%) Cronacle
13 2 (0.020%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.020%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.010%) KVM
14 1 (0.010%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 153 (1.51%) Puppet
2 60 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (0.57%) Ansible
4 27 (0.27%) logstash
5 24 (0.24%) Salt
6 21 (0.21%) Control-M
6 21 (0.21%) Kibana
7 18 (0.18%) Grafana
8 16 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.15%) Graphite
10 14 (0.14%) Packer
11 13 (0.13%) Terraform
11 13 (0.13%) Uchiwa
12 11 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 10 (0.099%) TIBCO Hawk
14 9 (0.089%) SCCM
15 8 (0.079%) StatsD
16 6 (0.059%) Oozie
17 5 (0.049%) Ambari
17 5 (0.049%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1352 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 1137 (11.22%) Oracle
3 243 (2.40%) Zend
4 219 (2.16%) Google
5 161 (1.59%) SAP
6 133 (1.31%) Twitter
7 132 (1.30%) Adobe
8 106 (1.05%) IBM
9 105 (1.04%) Facebook
10 97 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 96 (0.95%) Apple
12 88 (0.87%) Tableau
13 78 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 68 (0.67%) hybris
15 61 (0.60%) Xamarin
16 57 (0.56%) Informatica
17 50 (0.49%) Cognos
17 50 (0.49%) EPiServer
18 48 (0.47%) VMware
19 41 (0.40%) Telerik
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £6000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £75K + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits + Fle
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + excellent bonus and flexible benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 & amazing benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £650000 per annum + 10% bonus, shares
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago