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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 55 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5116 5956 4846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.62% 4.95% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 5.24% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4403 5258 4413
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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 -5 4838 £52,500 +5.00% 711
London +3 2240 £60,000 - 298
South East -2 939 £50,000 +5.26% 124
City of London +11 561 £60,000 - 102
Yorkshire +24 386 £45,000 +11.11% 51
South West -11 332 £44,000 +3.52% 53
East of England -24 301 £48,500 +7.77% 56
West Yorkshire +31 293 £45,000 +5.88% 35
North West -29 250 £42,500 - 62
Berkshire +27 216 £55,000 +13.40% 28
Leeds +29 211 £47,500 +11.76% 24
Surrey -6 198 £52,500 - 17
Manchester -12 180 £42,500 - 36
West Midlands -23 175 £45,000 +7.14% 34
Scotland -7 167 £44,750 -0.55% 18
East Midlands -12 166 £42,500 - 22
Hampshire +22 157 £45,000 - 28
Bristol +3 136 £45,000 +1.12% 26
Oxfordshire +7 120 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Hertfordshire -21 104 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Reading +22 92 £55,000 +15.78% 13
Cambridgeshire +2 86 £47,500 +1.06% 17
Edinburgh +1 74 £44,750 +5.91% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 74 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Cambridge +10 71 £47,500 - 15
Glasgow -13 69 £44,500 -1.11% 7
Nottinghamshire +11 67 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Nottingham +17 66 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Birmingham -4 66 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Kent +31 65 £50,000 +5.26% 6

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4919 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4689 (46.45%) JavaScript
3 4334 (42.94%) .NET
4 4302 (42.62%) C#
5 4142 (41.03%) HTML
6 3644 (36.10%) CSS
7 3530 (34.97%) MVC
8 3405 (33.73%) SQL
9 3190 (31.60%) Java
10 3176 (31.46%) SQL Server
11 2955 (29.27%) ASP.NET
12 2717 (26.92%) TDD
13 2439 (24.16%) jQuery
14 2040 (20.21%) OO
15 1881 (18.63%) Finance
16 1864 (18.47%) Scrum
17 1776 (17.59%) Web Services
18 1706 (16.90%) XML
19 1696 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1627 (16.12%) HTML5
21 1504 (14.90%) Microsoft
22 1461 (14.47%) Spring
23 1354 (13.41%) Git (software)
24 1346 (13.33%) .NET Framework
25 1334 (13.22%) MySQL
26 1260 (12.48%) PHP
27 1226 (12.15%) Oracle
28 1219 (12.08%) AngularJS
29 1194 (11.83%) Degree
30 1133 (11.22%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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
1 490 (4.85%) Apache
2 489 (4.84%) Node.js
3 462 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 418 (4.14%) CMS
5 359 (3.56%) SharePoint
6 331 (3.28%) IIS
7 262 (2.60%) JBoss
8 230 (2.28%) Apache Solr
9 196 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
10 177 (1.75%) Drupal
11 146 (1.45%) WordPress
12 136 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 127 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
14 126 (1.25%) WebLogic
15 120 (1.19%) Umbraco
16 97 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
17 72 (0.71%) nginx
18 65 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 60 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
20 56 (0.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 740 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 122 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 64 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (0.45%) MS Office
5 41 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 31 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 17 (0.17%) InDesign
9 7 (0.069%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
10 5 (0.050%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.040%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.030%) FastStats
12 3 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.030%) CPLEX
12 3 (0.030%) MS Project
12 3 (0.030%) Quicktime
13 2 (0.020%) Mingle
14 1 (0.010%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 108 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.69%) Magento
3 45 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 25 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 23 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 13 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
7 11 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.069%) MetaTrader
9 6 (0.059%) Exstream
9 6 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.050%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.050%) INSURE/90
11 4 (0.040%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.040%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.040%) RMDS
11 4 (0.040%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.040%) Shopify
12 3 (0.030%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 424 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 358 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (2.13%) SaaS
4 128 (1.27%) GitHub
5 59 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 54 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.32%) Force.com
8 27 (0.27%) PaaS
9 23 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.15%) Google App Engine
11 11 (0.11%) IaaS
11 11 (0.11%) Heroku
11 11 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.089%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.079%) Trello
14 7 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.069%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.050%) Office 365
16 2 (0.020%) CodePlex
16 2 (0.020%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 214 (2.12%) Internet
2 196 (1.94%) HTTP
3 67 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 43 (0.43%) Broadband
5 29 (0.29%) AMQP
6 25 (0.25%) SMTP
7 22 (0.22%) SSH
8 21 (0.21%) Firewall
8 21 (0.21%) SSL
8 21 (0.21%) DNS
9 19 (0.19%) Intranet
10 16 (0.16%) LDAP
11 13 (0.13%) VPN
11 13 (0.13%) WAN
11 13 (0.13%) Network Security
12 11 (0.11%) SMS
12 11 (0.11%) SMPP
13 10 (0.099%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.079%) SNMP
14 8 (0.079%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3176 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 1334 (13.22%) MySQL
3 664 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 641 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 622 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 619 (6.13%) NoSQL
7 585 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 488 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 401 (3.97%) Big Data
10 372 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
11 360 (3.57%) Oracle Database
12 338 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 255 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 254 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 253 (2.51%) RDBMS
16 221 (2.19%) Hadoop
17 218 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
18 156 (1.55%) Redis
19 148 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
20 126 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1354 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 794 (7.87%) Subversion
3 719 (7.12%) Visual Studio
4 693 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 531 (5.26%) Maven
6 460 (4.56%) Jenkins
7 384 (3.80%) JUnit
8 377 (3.73%) NUnit
9 369 (3.66%) Eclipse
10 301 (2.98%) Selenium
11 283 (2.80%) JIRA
12 277 (2.74%) Ant
13 222 (2.20%) TeamCity
14 141 (1.40%) PHPUnit
15 133 (1.32%) ReSharper
16 131 (1.30%) Grunt
17 128 (1.27%) Moq
18 116 (1.15%) Mockito
19 114 (1.13%) Jasmine
20 111 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 1881 (18.63%) Finance
2 535 (5.30%) Banking
3 484 (4.79%) Retail
4 416 (4.12%) Marketing
5 394 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 261 (2.59%) Games
7 186 (1.84%) Front Office
8 174 (1.72%) Advertising
9 161 (1.60%) Publishing
10 133 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 127 (1.26%) Back Office
12 125 (1.24%) Automotive
13 119 (1.18%) Law
13 119 (1.18%) Legal
14 73 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 72 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 57 (0.56%) Electronics
17 54 (0.53%) Financial Institution
18 50 (0.50%) Aerospace
18 50 (0.50%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4334 (42.94%) .NET
2 4142 (41.03%) HTML
3 3644 (36.10%) CSS
4 2955 (29.27%) ASP.NET
5 2439 (24.16%) jQuery
6 1776 (17.59%) Web Services
7 1706 (16.90%) XML
8 1696 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1627 (16.12%) HTML5
10 1461 (14.47%) Spring
11 1346 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 1219 (12.08%) AngularJS
13 988 (9.79%) WCF
14 934 (9.25%) CSS3
15 932 (9.23%) REST
16 878 (8.70%) Ajax
17 824 (8.16%) J2EE
18 819 (8.11%) Hibernate
19 776 (7.69%) Entity Framework
20 673 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 714 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 535 (5.30%) User Experience
3 486 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 442 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 252 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 186 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 184 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 162 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 161 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 126 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 123 (1.22%) Hedge funds
12 118 (1.17%) N-Tier
13 116 (1.15%) Equities
14 107 (1.06%) Derivative
15 97 (0.96%) Visualisation
16 94 (0.93%) Social Media
17 91 (0.90%) Data Integration
18 87 (0.86%) iPhone
19 82 (0.81%) Blog
20 80 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1072 (10.62%) Linux
2 883 (8.75%) Windows
3 542 (5.37%) Android
4 515 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 480 (4.76%) UNIX
6 56 (0.55%) Windows Phone
7 45 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 41 (0.41%) Debian
9 34 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 26 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.24%) CentOS
12 20 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 19 (0.19%) Solaris
14 17 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.099%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.079%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4919 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3530 (34.97%) MVC
3 2717 (26.92%) TDD
4 2040 (20.21%) OO
5 1864 (18.47%) Scrum
6 1133 (11.22%) Software Engineering
7 1041 (10.31%) E-Commerce
8 1034 (10.24%) Mentoring
9 1004 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
10 948 (9.39%) Unit Testing
11 838 (8.30%) OOP
11 838 (8.30%) BDD
12 824 (8.16%) SDLC
13 775 (7.68%) Web Development
14 659 (6.53%) Multithreading
15 609 (6.03%) Open Source
16 570 (5.65%) SOA
17 525 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
18 492 (4.87%) OOD
19 355 (3.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4689 (46.45%) JavaScript
2 4302 (42.62%) C#
3 3405 (33.73%) SQL
4 3190 (31.60%) Java
5 1260 (12.48%) PHP
6 782 (7.75%) T-SQL
7 626 (6.20%) C++
8 575 (5.70%) Python
9 527 (5.22%) VB.NET
10 436 (4.32%) Ruby
11 395 (3.91%) PL/SQL
12 342 (3.39%) Scala
13 255 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 229 (2.27%) C
15 202 (2.00%) VB
16 190 (1.88%) PHP5
17 161 (1.60%) Groovy
18 133 (1.32%) Perl
19 108 (1.07%) Shell Script
20 88 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1194 (11.83%) Degree
2 156 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 50 (0.50%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.39%) MCSD
6 33 (0.33%) PhD
6 33 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 26 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 24 (0.24%) OCP
9 16 (0.16%) MCP
10 15 (0.15%) MCPD
10 15 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.069%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.069%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.050%) Siebel Certification
12 5 (0.050%) OCMJD
12 5 (0.050%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.040%) MOS
13 4 (0.040%) OCPJWCD
13 4 (0.040%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (3.08%) QA
2 24 (0.24%) SLA
3 15 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.13%) HL7
5 12 (0.12%) GAMP
6 10 (0.099%) WCAG
7 9 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.069%) TickIT
8 7 (0.069%) MiFID
9 6 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.059%) Basel II
9 6 (0.059%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.010%) EMIR
10 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.010%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (0.65%) Docker
2 45 (0.45%) Varnish
3 44 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.19%) LXC
5 14 (0.14%) Xen
6 9 (0.089%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.079%) iptables
8 7 (0.069%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.059%) Firmware
10 5 (0.050%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 5 (0.050%) KVM
11 4 (0.040%) HDFS
11 4 (0.040%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.030%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.020%) vSphere
13 2 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.010%) Squid
14 1 (0.010%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 142 (1.41%) Puppet
2 119 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.42%) Ansible
4 30 (0.30%) logstash
5 25 (0.25%) Vagrant
6 22 (0.22%) StatsD
7 20 (0.20%) Kibana
8 16 (0.16%) Nagios
9 14 (0.14%) Mesos
10 12 (0.12%) MOM
10 12 (0.12%) Capistrano
11 10 (0.099%) HP UCMDB
12 9 (0.089%) cPanel
13 8 (0.079%) Graphite
14 6 (0.059%) Pingdom
14 6 (0.059%) Salt
15 4 (0.040%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.040%) SCCM
16 3 (0.030%) CA LISA
16 3 (0.030%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1504 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 1226 (12.15%) Oracle
3 373 (3.70%) Zend
4 155 (1.54%) Google
5 124 (1.23%) hybris
6 104 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 104 (1.03%) IBM
7 102 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 99 (0.98%) TIBCO
9 94 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 92 (0.91%) Adobe
11 86 (0.85%) Business Objects
12 84 (0.83%) SAP
13 75 (0.74%) Sybase
14 73 (0.72%) Facebook
15 64 (0.63%) Twitter
15 64 (0.63%) Endeca
15 64 (0.63%) Informatica
16 60 (0.59%) Apple
17 51 (0.51%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Searchability
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Chester, Cheshire
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City, London
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Salary: From £55,500 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits & Bonus
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farringdon, Hampshire
Your Golf Travel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Discounts, Half Days
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Free Coffee/Benefits, Cool Offices,
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Conexus
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits!
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London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £32k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago