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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 50 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5027 5119 6005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.18% 4.63% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 4.79% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4489 4405 5293
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 4736 £55,000 +4.76% 600
London +6 2349 £62,500 +4.16% 293
South East +12 850 £50,000 - 96
City of London +14 471 £62,500 +4.16% 86
East of England +18 300 £55,000 +10.00% 34
North West +27 293 £47,500 +11.76% 42
Yorkshire -5 273 £45,000 - 43
West Midlands +27 267 £42,500 -5.55% 19
South West -15 227 £45,000 +2.27% 41
Manchester +11 213 £47,500 +11.76% 27
Surrey +20 201 £53,750 +2.38% 17
Hampshire +25 196 £50,000 +11.11% 21
West Yorkshire -8 195 £45,000 - 32
Berkshire -25 145 £57,500 +4.54% 20
Leeds -12 133 £44,000 -8.80% 24
East Midlands -7 130 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Scotland -16 117 £45,000 - 21
Oxfordshire -9 114 £53,500 +12.63% 12
Cambridgeshire +8 100 £52,500 +10.52% 21
Bristol -2 93 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Warwickshire +34 85 £50,000 - 3
Wales +32 84 £40,750 +1.87% 4
Birmingham 0 82 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +33 74 £47,500 - 9
South Wales +22 67 £40,750 - 3
Cambridge +1 67 £57,500 +21.05% 20
Warwick +20 65 £57,500 +15.00%
Essex +20 65 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Leicestershire +9 65 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Reading -11 65 £60,000 +9.09% 10

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4914 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 4631 (45.42%) JavaScript
3 3905 (38.30%) HTML
4 3701 (36.30%) C#
5 3626 (35.57%) .NET
6 3529 (34.62%) CSS
7 3298 (32.35%) SQL
8 3242 (31.80%) Java
9 2990 (29.33%) MVC
10 2614 (25.64%) TDD
11 2461 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 2196 (21.54%) ASP.NET
13 2142 (21.01%) jQuery
14 2125 (20.84%) Finance
15 1896 (18.60%) AngularJS
16 1814 (17.79%) Scrum
17 1732 (16.99%) OO
18 1605 (15.74%) Web Services
19 1522 (14.93%) HTML5
20 1462 (14.34%) Git (software)
21 1399 (13.72%) XML
22 1398 (13.71%) Spring
23 1352 (13.26%) Web Development
24 1341 (13.15%) Degree
25 1322 (12.97%) Microsoft
26 1274 (12.50%) Software Engineering
27 1254 (12.30%) PHP
28 1247 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC
29 1181 (11.58%) MySQL
30 1167 (11.45%) 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
1 390 (3.83%) Tomcat
2 355 (3.48%) CMS
3 354 (3.47%) Apache
4 325 (3.19%) JBoss
5 262 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
6 223 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 165 (1.62%) IIS
8 158 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 144 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 133 (1.30%) Apache Spark
11 128 (1.26%) WebLogic
12 119 (1.17%) WordPress
13 97 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
14 94 (0.92%) Mule
15 93 (0.91%) Drupal
16 83 (0.81%) GlassFish
17 82 (0.80%) nginx
18 80 (0.78%) Apache Solr
19 77 (0.76%) Confluence
20 72 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 549 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 158 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 61 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 60 (0.59%) MS Office
5 28 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 27 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.15%) Gliffy
7 15 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.088%) PrintSoft PReS
9 6 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.039%) HipChat
10 4 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.029%) GIMP
12 2 (0.020%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.020%) MS Project
13 1 (0.010%) InDesign
13 1 (0.010%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 111 (1.09%) Magento
2 99 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 85 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 52 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 29 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 20 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
9 16 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
10 15 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
10 15 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
12 9 (0.088%) Exstream
13 7 (0.069%) Pegasus Opera
14 5 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 5 (0.049%) SAP ERP
14 5 (0.049%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 551 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 482 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 263 (2.58%) SaaS
4 172 (1.69%) GitHub
5 91 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 72 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 32 (0.31%) PaaS
10 31 (0.30%) Google Play
11 25 (0.25%) Office 365
12 24 (0.24%) Heroku
13 23 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (0.19%) Force.com
15 18 (0.18%) IaaS
16 17 (0.17%) Google Analytics
17 16 (0.16%) TestFlight
18 12 (0.12%) CloudFront
18 12 (0.12%) Trello
19 10 (0.098%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 204 (2.00%) Internet
2 186 (1.82%) HTTP
3 70 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 49 (0.48%) SMTP
5 40 (0.39%) Intranet
6 34 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 26 (0.26%) DNS
8 25 (0.25%) SSL
9 22 (0.22%) FTP
10 20 (0.20%) SSH
11 18 (0.18%) Skype
12 15 (0.15%) LDAP
13 13 (0.13%) VoIP
14 12 (0.12%) Firewall
15 11 (0.11%) ATM
15 11 (0.11%) NFC
16 9 (0.088%) DHCP
16 9 (0.088%) Wireshark
17 8 (0.078%) CTI
17 8 (0.078%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2461 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 1181 (11.58%) MySQL
3 755 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 658 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 500 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 474 (4.65%) MongoDB
7 445 (4.36%) Big Data
8 402 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 392 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 362 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
11 337 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
12 298 (2.92%) Oracle Database
13 272 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 265 (2.60%) RDBMS
15 264 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 240 (2.35%) Hadoop
17 215 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
18 174 (1.71%) Redis
19 132 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
20 107 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1462 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 610 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 597 (5.86%) JUnit
4 554 (5.43%) Subversion
5 538 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 534 (5.24%) Maven
7 493 (4.84%) Visual Studio
8 386 (3.79%) JIRA
9 293 (2.87%) Selenium
10 261 (2.56%) Gradle
11 255 (2.50%) Grunt
12 252 (2.47%) TeamCity
13 249 (2.44%) Cucumber
14 216 (2.12%) Eclipse
15 214 (2.10%) NUnit
16 210 (2.06%) gulp
17 196 (1.92%) Mockito
18 176 (1.73%) Ant
19 161 (1.58%) Xcode
20 154 (1.51%) Jasmine
General
1 2125 (20.84%) Finance
2 628 (6.16%) Banking
3 448 (4.39%) Marketing
3 448 (4.39%) Retail
4 329 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 296 (2.90%) Games
6 222 (2.18%) Advertising
7 187 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 177 (1.74%) Front Office
9 151 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 115 (1.13%) Law
11 110 (1.08%) Electronics
12 93 (0.91%) Back Office
13 90 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 83 (0.81%) Publishing
15 66 (0.65%) Automotive
16 51 (0.50%) Legal
17 37 (0.36%) Billing
17 37 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3905 (38.30%) HTML
2 3626 (35.57%) .NET
3 3529 (34.62%) CSS
4 2196 (21.54%) ASP.NET
5 2142 (21.01%) jQuery
6 1896 (18.60%) AngularJS
7 1605 (15.74%) Web Services
8 1522 (14.93%) HTML5
9 1399 (13.72%) XML
10 1398 (13.71%) Spring
11 1247 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1021 (10.01%) CSS3
13 920 (9.02%) RESTful
14 891 (8.74%) REST
15 857 (8.41%) .NET Framework
16 856 (8.40%) JSON
17 788 (7.73%) SOAP
18 768 (7.53%) WCF
19 763 (7.48%) Hibernate
20 734 (7.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 913 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 665 (6.52%) User Experience
3 526 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 524 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 412 (4.04%) Mathematics
6 297 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 211 (2.07%) iPad
8 200 (1.96%) Fintech
9 157 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 124 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 123 (1.21%) Derivative
11 123 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 114 (1.12%) Equities
13 112 (1.10%) iPhone
14 110 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 110 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 104 (1.02%) Client/Server
16 103 (1.01%) N-Tier
17 92 (0.90%) Social Media
18 91 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1048 (10.28%) Linux
2 791 (7.76%) Windows
3 651 (6.39%) Apple iOS
4 556 (5.45%) Android
5 462 (4.53%) Unix
6 84 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
8 37 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 33 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 32 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 28 (0.27%) Solaris
12 27 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 23 (0.23%) Debian
15 20 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 18 (0.18%) AIX
17 12 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.11%) CentOS
18 11 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4914 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2990 (29.33%) MVC
3 2614 (25.64%) TDD
4 1814 (17.79%) Scrum
5 1732 (16.99%) OO
6 1352 (13.26%) Web Development
7 1274 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 1085 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 1016 (9.97%) BDD
10 1008 (9.89%) Unit Testing
11 986 (9.67%) E-Commerce
12 909 (8.92%) Front End Development
13 884 (8.67%) Mentoring
14 740 (7.26%) SDLC
15 731 (7.17%) OOP
16 707 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
17 572 (5.61%) SOA
18 536 (5.26%) Open Source
19 532 (5.22%) Multithreading
20 476 (4.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4631 (45.42%) JavaScript
2 3701 (36.30%) C#
3 3298 (32.35%) SQL
4 3242 (31.80%) Java
5 1254 (12.30%) PHP
6 824 (8.08%) Python
7 802 (7.87%) T-SQL
8 700 (6.87%) C++
9 500 (4.90%) Ruby
10 437 (4.29%) Scala
11 415 (4.07%) VB.NET
12 370 (3.63%) Objective-C
13 368 (3.61%) PL/SQL
14 269 (2.64%) C
15 256 (2.51%) Apple Swift
16 175 (1.72%) Perl
17 153 (1.50%) Groovy
18 129 (1.27%) PHP 5
19 125 (1.23%) VB
20 121 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1341 (13.15%) Degree
2 138 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (0.46%) Security Cleared
4 43 (0.42%) PhD
5 23 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 17 (0.17%) MCSE
9 16 (0.16%) MCPD
9 16 (0.16%) MCTS
10 13 (0.13%) MCSD
10 13 (0.13%) OCP
11 9 (0.088%) ISEB
11 9 (0.088%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.078%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.059%) SAS Certification
14 5 (0.049%) MBA
15 4 (0.039%) HND
15 4 (0.039%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (4.26%) QA
2 36 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.26%) SLA
4 22 (0.22%) GAMP
5 13 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 8 (0.078%) MiFID
8 6 (0.059%) WAI
9 5 (0.049%) SEPA
9 5 (0.049%) WCAG
10 4 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.039%) ISO13485
11 3 (0.029%) Basel III
12 2 (0.020%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.010%) HL7
13 1 (0.010%) Solvency II
System Software
1 163 (1.60%) Docker
2 30 (0.29%) HDFS
3 21 (0.21%) Varnish
3 21 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.12%) Firmware
7 11 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.088%) Cygwin
9 8 (0.078%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.049%) Samba
10 5 (0.049%) Squid
10 5 (0.049%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.029%) Ceph
11 3 (0.029%) vCloud
11 3 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.020%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.010%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.010%) Xen
Systems Management
1 153 (1.50%) Puppet
2 63 (0.62%) Ansible
3 57 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.26%) logstash
5 26 (0.26%) Control-M
6 22 (0.22%) Salt
7 20 (0.20%) Kibana
8 17 (0.17%) Packer
9 16 (0.16%) Terraform
10 15 (0.15%) Grafana
10 15 (0.15%) Graphite
11 14 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (0.13%) Uchiwa
13 11 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
13 11 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 8 (0.078%) Kubernetes
14 8 (0.078%) Oozie
15 7 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.059%) Mesos
16 6 (0.059%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1322 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 1167 (11.45%) Oracle
3 251 (2.46%) Zend
4 228 (2.24%) Google
5 158 (1.55%) SAP
6 144 (1.41%) Adobe
7 120 (1.18%) Twitter
8 110 (1.08%) Facebook
9 109 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 104 (1.02%) Apple
11 102 (1.00%) IBM
12 72 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
13 71 (0.70%) Xamarin
14 66 (0.65%) Tableau
15 64 (0.63%) Informatica
16 58 (0.57%) hybris
17 50 (0.49%) EPiServer
18 44 (0.43%) Atlassian
19 43 (0.42%) Cognos
20 40 (0.39%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ellon, Aberdeenshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Code IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aquent
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bens and a great working environment
Posted: 2 days ago