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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 55 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4756 5154 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.49% 5.02% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.31% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4246 4473 4939
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 January 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 -8 4437 £50,000 - 741
London -3 1921 £58,500 +1.73% 303
South East -21 764 £50,000 +5.26% 117
City of London +3 474 £58,000 -3.33% 94
Yorkshire +24 368 £42,500 +6.25% 58
East of England +16 343 £47,500 +5.55% 38
South West +19 327 £42,500 +6.25% 65
North West -10 310 £42,500 +1.19% 81
West Yorkshire +18 246 £45,000 +5.88% 44
West Midlands -6 212 £45,000 +9.77% 46
Manchester -16 193 £42,500 - 53
Leeds +25 190 £42,500 - 32
East Midlands +4 174 £42,500 +1.19% 26
Surrey -32 158 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Hampshire -5 154 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Berkshire -48 150 £52,500 +5.00% 29
Scotland -18 138 £42,500 - 25
Bristol +13 131 £42,500 - 26
Hertfordshire +25 118 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Oxfordshire -4 96 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Cambridgeshire +9 81 £52,500 +13.51% 15
East Sussex +13 78 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Cheshire -1 75 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Wales -3 74 £36,000 -4.00% 10
Essex +14 69 £45,000 - 3
Brighton +13 68 £42,500 +2.40% 7
South Wales +5 68 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Glasgow -12 68 £42,500 - 12
Southampton +15 61 £39,000 -13.33% 5
Gloucestershire +13 58 £45,000 +8.43% 11

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4613 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4570 (46.57%) JavaScript
3 4263 (43.44%) .NET
4 4196 (42.76%) C#
5 4058 (41.35%) HTML
6 3760 (38.31%) CSS
7 3411 (34.76%) MVC
8 3281 (33.43%) SQL
9 3000 (30.57%) SQL Server
10 2877 (29.32%) Java
11 2874 (29.28%) ASP.NET
12 2528 (25.76%) jQuery
13 2311 (23.55%) TDD
14 2106 (21.46%) OO
15 1761 (17.94%) Finance
16 1722 (17.55%) Web Services
17 1712 (17.44%) Scrum
18 1660 (16.91%) Microsoft
19 1582 (16.12%) XML
20 1546 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1450 (14.77%) HTML5
22 1373 (13.99%) PHP
23 1331 (13.56%) .NET Framework
24 1279 (13.03%) MySQL
25 1228 (12.51%) Git (software)
26 1195 (12.18%) Spring
27 1157 (11.79%) E-Commerce
28 1156 (11.78%) Software Engineering
29 1146 (11.68%) Degree
30 1060 (10.80%) Ajax

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 523 (5.33%) CMS
2 466 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 432 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 422 (4.30%) Node.js
5 395 (4.02%) Apache
6 314 (3.20%) IIS
7 226 (2.30%) JBoss
8 210 (2.14%) WordPress
9 178 (1.81%) Umbraco
9 178 (1.81%) Apache Solr
10 165 (1.68%) Drupal
11 138 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
12 137 (1.40%) WebLogic
13 121 (1.23%) WebSphere
14 117 (1.19%) nginx
15 112 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
16 96 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
17 93 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
17 93 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
18 89 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 705 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 153 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 66 (0.67%) MS Office
4 53 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 37 (0.38%) PowerPivot
6 27 (0.28%) InDesign
7 23 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.071%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.041%) HipChat
11 4 (0.041%) GIMP
12 3 (0.031%) MS Project
13 2 (0.020%) Mingle
13 2 (0.020%) Maya
13 2 (0.020%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.010%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.010%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 103 (1.05%) Magento
2 100 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 26 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
5 22 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 19 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
9 11 (0.11%) INSURE/90
10 9 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.092%) Oracle HRMS
10 9 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (0.071%) SAP R/3
11 7 (0.071%) SAP CRM
11 7 (0.071%) Oracle Payroll
12 6 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.061%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 6 (0.061%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 248 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (1.59%) SaaS
2 156 (1.59%) GitHub
3 114 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.29%) PaaS
6 24 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.18%) Trello
9 16 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.082%) Heroku
12 7 (0.071%) Office 365
13 6 (0.061%) Force.com
14 5 (0.051%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.041%) Yammer
16 3 (0.031%) IaaS
16 3 (0.031%) Pure360
17 2 (0.020%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.020%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 273 (2.78%) Internet
2 206 (2.10%) HTTP
3 67 (0.68%) Intranet
4 57 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.30%) DNS
5 29 (0.30%) Broadband
6 27 (0.28%) SSL
7 25 (0.25%) Wireless
8 20 (0.20%) IPv4
9 11 (0.11%) LDAP
10 10 (0.10%) VPN
10 10 (0.10%) SSH
11 9 (0.092%) DHCP
12 8 (0.082%) GSM
13 7 (0.071%) VoIP
13 7 (0.071%) Extranet
13 7 (0.071%) DAB
14 6 (0.061%) AMQP
14 6 (0.061%) Firewall
14 6 (0.061%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3000 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 1279 (13.03%) MySQL
3 758 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 527 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 505 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 487 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 482 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 457 (4.66%) MongoDB
9 379 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
10 342 (3.48%) Big Data
11 278 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 278 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 274 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 263 (2.68%) Oracle Database
14 169 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
15 162 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 142 (1.45%) Hadoop
17 117 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
18 95 (0.97%) Redis
19 84 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1228 (12.51%) Git (software)
2 911 (9.28%) Subversion
3 622 (6.34%) Visual Studio
4 498 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 434 (4.42%) Maven
6 399 (4.07%) JUnit
7 331 (3.37%) NUnit
8 328 (3.34%) Jenkins
9 288 (2.93%) Selenium
10 285 (2.90%) JIRA
11 282 (2.87%) Eclipse
12 224 (2.28%) TeamCity
13 213 (2.17%) Ant
14 148 (1.51%) Cucumber
15 143 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
16 131 (1.33%) Jasmine
17 129 (1.31%) PHPUnit
18 107 (1.09%) Hudson
19 104 (1.06%) ReSharper
20 99 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 1761 (17.94%) Finance
2 514 (5.24%) Banking
3 441 (4.49%) Marketing
4 416 (4.24%) Retail
5 307 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 249 (2.54%) Advertising
7 201 (2.05%) Games
8 174 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 148 (1.51%) Front Office
10 125 (1.27%) Automotive
11 124 (1.26%) Publishing
12 105 (1.07%) Back Office
13 99 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 90 (0.92%) Legal
15 89 (0.91%) Law
16 49 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 42 (0.43%) Aerospace
18 33 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 29 (0.30%) Online Betting
20 27 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4263 (43.44%) .NET
2 4058 (41.35%) HTML
3 3760 (38.31%) CSS
4 2874 (29.28%) ASP.NET
5 2528 (25.76%) jQuery
6 1722 (17.55%) Web Services
7 1582 (16.12%) XML
8 1546 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1450 (14.77%) HTML5
10 1331 (13.56%) .NET Framework
11 1195 (12.18%) Spring
12 1060 (10.80%) Ajax
13 1014 (10.33%) WCF
14 964 (9.82%) CSS3
15 910 (9.27%) AngularJS
16 754 (7.68%) Hibernate
17 740 (7.54%) REST
18 733 (7.47%) J2EE
19 687 (7.00%) JSON
20 649 (6.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 726 (7.40%) Computer Science
2 607 (6.19%) User Experience
3 566 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 544 (5.54%) Mobile App
5 526 (5.36%) Open Source
6 307 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 199 (2.03%) N-Tier
8 167 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 167 (1.70%) iPhone
9 137 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 116 (1.18%) Visualisation
11 107 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 106 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 103 (1.05%) Derivative
14 100 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 99 (1.01%) iPad
16 85 (0.87%) Blog
16 85 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 79 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
18 76 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1050 (10.70%) Linux
2 847 (8.63%) Windows
3 569 (5.80%) Android
4 516 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 471 (4.80%) UNIX
6 63 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 54 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 44 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 40 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 39 (0.40%) Debian
11 34 (0.35%) Solaris
12 25 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 24 (0.24%) CentOS
14 22 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
15 21 (0.21%) AIX
16 19 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4613 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3411 (34.76%) MVC
3 2311 (23.55%) TDD
4 2106 (21.46%) OO
5 1712 (17.44%) Scrum
6 1157 (11.79%) E-Commerce
7 1156 (11.78%) Software Engineering
8 1014 (10.33%) Mentoring
9 1004 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
10 931 (9.49%) OOP
11 856 (8.72%) Unit Testing
12 821 (8.37%) Web Development
13 801 (8.16%) BDD
14 605 (6.16%) SOA
15 583 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
16 581 (5.92%) Multithreading
17 457 (4.66%) OOD
18 356 (3.63%) iOS Development
19 355 (3.62%) Android Development
20 332 (3.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4570 (46.57%) JavaScript
2 4196 (42.76%) C#
3 3281 (33.43%) SQL
4 2877 (29.32%) Java
5 1373 (13.99%) PHP
6 827 (8.43%) T-SQL
7 697 (7.10%) C++
8 492 (5.01%) VB.NET
9 473 (4.82%) Python
10 337 (3.43%) Objective-C
11 313 (3.19%) Ruby
12 273 (2.78%) PL/SQL
13 258 (2.63%) C
14 254 (2.59%) PHP5
15 216 (2.20%) VB
16 177 (1.80%) Perl
17 151 (1.54%) Scala
18 132 (1.35%) XPath
19 100 (1.02%) XAML
20 96 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1146 (11.68%) Degree
2 204 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 85 (0.87%) MCSD
5 50 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 40 (0.41%) PhD
7 20 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 18 (0.18%) MCP
9 15 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.13%) MCPD
11 11 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.092%) OCPJP
13 8 (0.082%) MCSE
14 7 (0.071%) MCTS
14 7 (0.071%) OCMJD
15 6 (0.061%) MCAD
16 5 (0.051%) CSSLP
17 4 (0.041%) PMI Certification
17 4 (0.041%) OCP
18 3 (0.031%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (3.91%) QA
2 25 (0.25%) SLA
3 17 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.12%) WCAG
5 5 (0.051%) HL7
5 5 (0.051%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.051%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.041%) TickIT
7 3 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.010%) WAI
8 1 (0.010%) GAMP
8 1 (0.010%) JTAG
8 1 (0.010%) EMIR
8 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 28 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 17 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.14%) Firmware
5 13 (0.13%) Varnish
6 7 (0.071%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.071%) Docker
7 6 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.051%) HDFS
9 4 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.010%) Squid
10 1 (0.010%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.010%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.010%) LXC
Systems Management
1 65 (0.66%) Puppet
2 51 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.32%) logstash
4 25 (0.25%) StatsD
5 21 (0.21%) Kibana
6 19 (0.19%) Vagrant
7 18 (0.18%) MOM
8 15 (0.15%) Capistrano
9 12 (0.12%) Graphite
10 10 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.071%) Ansible
12 6 (0.061%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.051%) Nagios
13 5 (0.051%) cPanel
14 4 (0.041%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.020%) Plesk
15 2 (0.020%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 1 (0.010%) SCCM
16 1 (0.010%) WMI
16 1 (0.010%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1660 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 1022 (10.41%) Oracle
3 376 (3.83%) Zend
4 176 (1.79%) Google
5 131 (1.33%) Adobe
5 131 (1.33%) Twitter
6 122 (1.24%) Facebook
7 102 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 89 (0.91%) IBM
9 84 (0.86%) hybris
10 81 (0.83%) SAP
11 77 (0.78%) TIBCO
12 72 (0.73%) Informatica
13 66 (0.67%) Sybase
14 65 (0.66%) Endeca
15 62 (0.63%) Cognos
16 61 (0.62%) Xamarin
17 60 (0.61%) EPiServer
18 53 (0.54%) Sencha
19 50 (0.51%) Business Objects
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £420000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday