The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5631 4768 5414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.81% 4.39% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 4.66% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4899 4329 4866
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 0 5312 £50,000 - 573
London -2 2561 £60,000 +4.34% 248
South East +9 875 £47,500 - 71
City of London -15 608 £60,000 +4.34% 91
South West +54 428 £42,500 +6.25% 51
North West +7 427 £42,500 +7.26% 62
East of England +18 357 £45,750 +1.66% 43
Manchester +1 262 £42,500 +8.29% 38
Yorkshire +13 249 £40,500 +1.25% 39
Surrey -5 231 £52,500 +11.70% 16
West Midlands +14 226 £41,536 -2.26% 29
Scotland +15 194 £43,250 +2.97% 20
East Midlands +14 176 £42,500 +2.40% 25
Berkshire +9 145 £48,500 -7.61% 15
West Yorkshire -20 140 £40,000 -3.61% 24
Hampshire +10 132 £45,000 - 23
Leeds -5 127 £41,250 -2.94% 14
Hertfordshire +30 122 £50,000 - 11
East Sussex +22 121 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Bristol +22 114 £45,000 +8.43% 15
Glasgow +9 102 £45,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire -4 102 £45,000 - 18
Dorset +39 97 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Brighton +16 95 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 88 £50,000 +9.89% 3
North Yorkshire +19 80 £42,500 - 8
Oxfordshire +31 79 £48,500 +4.30% 2
Edinburgh +6 75 £41,500 - 6
Leicestershire +22 74 £40,000 - 7
Bedfordshire +35 67 £45,000 -5.26% 10

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5172 (44.82%) .NET
2 5025 (43.54%) JavaScript
3 5017 (43.47%) C#
4 4539 (39.33%) HTML
5 3995 (34.62%) CSS
6 3968 (34.38%) SQL
7 3711 (32.16%) MVC
8 3688 (31.96%) Java
9 3569 (30.93%) SQL Server
10 3560 (30.85%) ASP.NET
11 2917 (25.28%) jQuery
12 2852 (24.71%) TDD
13 2720 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
14 2665 (23.09%) OO
15 2193 (19.00%) Web Services
16 2101 (18.21%) Scrum
17 1954 (16.93%) Finance
18 1903 (16.49%) XML
19 1819 (15.76%) Microsoft
20 1813 (15.71%) HTML5
21 1771 (15.35%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1558 (13.50%) WCF
23 1549 (13.42%) Spring
24 1484 (12.86%) .NET Framework
25 1474 (12.77%) PHP
25 1474 (12.77%) E-Commerce
26 1463 (12.68%) Degree
27 1399 (12.12%) Software Engineering
28 1293 (11.20%) MySQL
29 1274 (11.04%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 514 (4.45%) Tomcat
2 510 (4.42%) Apache
3 489 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 463 (4.01%) CMS
5 443 (3.84%) Node.js
6 379 (3.28%) IIS
7 208 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 184 (1.59%) Drupal
9 163 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 161 (1.40%) WordPress
11 159 (1.38%) WebLogic
12 146 (1.27%) Apache Solr
13 102 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 102 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 96 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 78 (0.68%) nginx
16 71 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 69 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
18 62 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
19 60 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 828 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 171 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 96 (0.83%) MS Office
4 60 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 20 (0.17%) MS Project
8 17 (0.15%) InDesign
9 14 (0.12%) PowerPivot
10 12 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 11 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (0.061%) Mingle
14 4 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.026%) Maya
15 3 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.017%) SPSS
17 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
17 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
17 1 (0.009%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 153 (1.33%) Magento
2 91 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 27 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
6 17 (0.15%) INSURE/90
7 14 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
9 11 (0.095%) Markit EDM
9 11 (0.095%) Remedy AR System
9 11 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.087%) Maximo
11 9 (0.078%) WebTrends
12 8 (0.069%) Fredhopper
13 7 (0.061%) Summit
13 7 (0.061%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (0.061%) Visualfiles
14 6 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 211 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (1.75%) SaaS
4 96 (0.83%) GitHub
5 58 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.16%) Force.com
8 16 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.13%) IaaS
10 14 (0.12%) Heroku
10 14 (0.12%) PaaS
11 12 (0.10%) Office 365
12 11 (0.095%) Trello
12 11 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.087%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.078%) ElastiCache
15 7 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.035%) CloudFront
17 2 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
18 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 377 (3.27%) Internet
2 280 (2.43%) HTTP
3 157 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 55 (0.48%) Intranet
5 44 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
5 44 (0.38%) SS7
6 43 (0.37%) TCAP
6 43 (0.37%) INAP
7 37 (0.32%) 4G
8 26 (0.23%) DNS
8 26 (0.23%) SNMP
9 23 (0.20%) SSL
10 22 (0.19%) VoIP
11 17 (0.15%) GSM
11 17 (0.15%) SMS
12 16 (0.14%) LDAP
12 16 (0.14%) AMQP
13 13 (0.11%) DAB
13 13 (0.11%) Broadband
13 13 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3569 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 1293 (11.20%) MySQL
3 892 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 701 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 480 (4.16%) NoSQL
6 461 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 441 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 401 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 385 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
10 382 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 381 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 356 (3.08%) Big Data
13 283 (2.45%) Oracle Database
14 263 (2.28%) RDBMS
15 250 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 240 (2.08%) Hadoop
17 152 (1.32%) DB2
17 152 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
18 111 (0.96%) OLAP
19 102 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1090 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 907 (7.86%) Subversion
3 889 (7.70%) Visual Studio
4 594 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 544 (4.71%) Maven
6 440 (3.81%) JUnit
7 381 (3.30%) Eclipse
8 377 (3.27%) Jenkins
9 370 (3.21%) NUnit
10 332 (2.88%) Ant
11 328 (2.84%) Selenium
12 240 (2.08%) JIRA
13 218 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 174 (1.51%) TeamCity
15 172 (1.49%) Jasmine
16 147 (1.27%) SpecFlow
17 139 (1.20%) MSTest
18 132 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
19 131 (1.14%) ReSharper
20 122 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 1954 (16.93%) Finance
2 595 (5.16%) Banking
3 431 (3.73%) Marketing
4 391 (3.39%) Retail
5 331 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 292 (2.53%) Games
7 263 (2.28%) Advertising
8 260 (2.25%) Front Office
9 222 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 139 (1.20%) Back Office
11 126 (1.09%) Publishing
12 117 (1.01%) Law
13 96 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 80 (0.69%) Automotive
15 68 (0.59%) Legal
15 68 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 43 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.21%) Billing
18 23 (0.20%) Electronics
18 23 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5172 (44.82%) .NET
2 4539 (39.33%) HTML
3 3995 (34.62%) CSS
4 3560 (30.85%) ASP.NET
5 2917 (25.28%) jQuery
6 2193 (19.00%) Web Services
7 1903 (16.49%) XML
8 1813 (15.71%) HTML5
9 1771 (15.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1558 (13.50%) WCF
11 1549 (13.42%) Spring
12 1484 (12.86%) .NET Framework
13 1274 (11.04%) CSS3
14 1254 (10.87%) Ajax
15 1007 (8.73%) REST
15 1007 (8.73%) Hibernate
16 978 (8.47%) J2EE
17 849 (7.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 795 (6.89%) JSON
19 793 (6.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 945 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 630 (5.46%) Open Source
3 598 (5.18%) Mobile App
4 317 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 294 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 256 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 213 (1.85%) iPhone
8 196 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 174 (1.51%) Social Media
10 157 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 134 (1.16%) Physics
12 131 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 125 (1.08%) Derivative
14 122 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 119 (1.03%) iPad
16 117 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
16 117 (1.01%) Equities
17 108 (0.94%) Visualisation
18 95 (0.82%) Fixed Income
19 94 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1175 (10.18%) Linux
2 1115 (9.66%) Windows
3 687 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 640 (5.55%) Android
5 520 (4.51%) UNIX
6 77 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 43 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 36 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 35 (0.30%) Solaris
9 35 (0.30%) Debian
10 33 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
11 28 (0.24%) CentOS
12 25 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.12%) AIX
17 13 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3711 (32.16%) MVC
2 2852 (24.71%) TDD
3 2720 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2665 (23.09%) OO
5 2101 (18.21%) Scrum
6 1474 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 1399 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 1159 (10.04%) Unit Testing
9 1046 (9.06%) Web Development
10 1033 (8.95%) OOP
11 1010 (8.75%) BDD
12 959 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
13 740 (6.41%) Multithreading
14 738 (6.40%) SOA
15 522 (4.52%) OOD
16 496 (4.30%) UML
17 484 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
18 463 (4.01%) iOS Development
19 373 (3.23%) Project Management
20 365 (3.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5025 (43.54%) JavaScript
2 5017 (43.47%) C#
3 3968 (34.38%) SQL
4 3688 (31.96%) Java
5 1474 (12.77%) PHP
6 846 (7.33%) T-SQL
7 838 (7.26%) C++
8 686 (5.94%) Python
9 479 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 457 (3.96%) Ruby
11 370 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 312 (2.70%) C
13 290 (2.51%) PHP5
14 237 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 197 (1.71%) VB
16 186 (1.61%) Perl
17 184 (1.59%) Scala
18 111 (0.96%) Groovy
19 95 (0.82%) VB6
20 92 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1463 (12.68%) Degree
2 148 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (0.68%) PhD
4 61 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 40 (0.35%) MCSD
6 31 (0.27%) MCTS
7 27 (0.23%) MCP
8 26 (0.23%) Postgraduate
9 23 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 21 (0.18%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.14%) MCAD
12 14 (0.12%) HND
12 14 (0.12%) MBA
13 12 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
14 11 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (0.069%) OCP
15 8 (0.069%) MCSE
16 7 (0.061%) MCITP
17 6 (0.052%) BC Cleared
18 5 (0.043%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (4.08%) QA
2 57 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.16%) SLA
4 16 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.12%) WAI
6 10 (0.087%) COBIT
7 7 (0.061%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.052%) WCAG
8 6 (0.052%) TickIT
9 5 (0.043%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.035%) GAMP
10 4 (0.035%) EMIR
10 4 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.026%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.017%) MiFID
12 2 (0.017%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.017%) HL7
13 1 (0.009%) Section 508
13 1 (0.009%) DICOM
System Software
1 37 (0.32%) HDFS
2 26 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.043%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.035%) Varnish
6 4 (0.035%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.026%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.026%) Squid
8 2 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.017%) Samba
8 2 (0.017%) XenApp
8 2 (0.017%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.017%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.009%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.009%) vSphere
9 1 (0.009%) Snort
9 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 90 (0.78%) Puppet
1 90 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (0.29%) logstash
3 14 (0.12%) Plesk
4 12 (0.10%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.095%) Nagios
5 11 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 10 (0.087%) HAProxy
7 9 (0.078%) Kibana
7 9 (0.078%) StatsD
8 7 (0.061%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.061%) MOM
8 7 (0.061%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.035%) SCCM
9 4 (0.035%) Ansible
10 3 (0.026%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.026%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.026%) YUM
11 2 (0.017%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.017%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1819 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 1224 (10.61%) Oracle
3 406 (3.52%) Zend
4 338 (2.93%) JBoss
5 333 (2.89%) Google
6 178 (1.54%) Adobe
7 127 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 116 (1.01%) Sybase
9 107 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 105 (0.91%) SAP
11 102 (0.88%) Facebook
12 99 (0.86%) Twitter
13 98 (0.85%) IBM
14 95 (0.82%) hybris
15 74 (0.64%) EPiServer
16 72 (0.62%) ATG
17 68 (0.59%) Tableau
18 62 (0.54%) DevExpress
19 56 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
20 53 (0.46%) Demandware
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £53000 per annum + bens+ bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 52k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, life assurance, 31 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago