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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 52 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5217 4861 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.57% 4.62% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 4.90% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4444 4375 4712
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 £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 4889 £50,000 - 658
London -8 2320 £60,000 +4.34% 257
South East +1 761 £47,500 - 93
City of London -8 578 £60,000 +4.34% 86
North West +1 412 £42,500 +6.25% 77
South West +26 378 £42,500 +6.25% 59
East of England +18 311 £47,500 +5.55% 44
Yorkshire +20 279 £42,500 - 62
Manchester +3 276 £42,500 +6.25% 51
West Midlands +16 252 £42,500 - 41
Surrey -29 179 £52,500 +10.52% 21
East Midlands +3 168 £41,500 -2.35% 20
West Yorkshire -2 163 £42,500 - 43
Scotland -1 161 £42,500 - 29
Hampshire +33 158 £45,000 - 26
Leeds -2 130 £42,500 - 29
Bristol +41 118 £45,000 -2.70% 20
Berkshire -40 118 £50,000 -2.43% 20
Hertfordshire +34 110 £51,000 +13.33% 8
East Sussex +12 94 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 89 £45,000 - 24
Glasgow -7 83 £45,000 - 19
Oxfordshire +30 82 £48,500 +10.22% 12
Brighton +3 77 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Birmingham +35 75 £44,500 +4.70% 4
Dorset +18 71 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North Yorkshire +18 67 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 66 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Edinburgh +20 63 £39,500 -1.25% 7
Nottinghamshire -5 60 £45,000 +5.88% 5

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5227 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4961 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4946 (44.30%) .NET
4 4851 (43.45%) C#
5 4448 (39.84%) HTML
6 4014 (35.95%) CSS
7 3868 (34.65%) SQL
8 3656 (32.75%) MVC
9 3520 (31.53%) SQL Server
10 3434 (30.76%) Java
11 3432 (30.74%) ASP.NET
12 2874 (25.74%) jQuery
13 2751 (24.64%) TDD
14 2576 (23.07%) OO
15 2101 (18.82%) Web Services
16 2053 (18.39%) Scrum
17 1902 (17.04%) Finance
18 1804 (16.16%) Microsoft
19 1794 (16.07%) XML
20 1757 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1707 (15.29%) HTML5
22 1472 (13.19%) .NET Framework
23 1453 (13.02%) E-Commerce
24 1432 (12.83%) WCF
25 1408 (12.61%) Spring
26 1395 (12.50%) PHP
27 1375 (12.32%) Degree
28 1363 (12.21%) Software Engineering
29 1281 (11.47%) MySQL
30 1192 (10.68%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 519 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 481 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 460 (4.12%) Node.js
4 459 (4.11%) Apache
5 458 (4.10%) CMS
6 375 (3.36%) IIS
7 183 (1.64%) Apache Solr
8 177 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 170 (1.52%) WordPress
10 168 (1.50%) Umbraco
11 162 (1.45%) Drupal
12 141 (1.26%) WebLogic
13 126 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 120 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 110 (0.99%) nginx
16 101 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
17 81 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
18 73 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
19 58 (0.52%) Confluence
20 56 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 805 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 168 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 72 (0.64%) MS Office
4 52 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 26 (0.23%) InDesign
6 22 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 19 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.15%) MS Project
9 15 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 13 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 8 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (0.063%) Mingle
13 4 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.027%) Maya
14 3 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.018%) SPSS
16 1 (0.009%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.009%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 124 (1.11%) Magento
2 81 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 56 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
5 23 (0.21%) INSURE/90
6 22 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 14 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
9 11 (0.099%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (0.099%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.090%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.090%) Remedy AR System
11 9 (0.081%) Maximo
12 8 (0.072%) Fredhopper
12 8 (0.072%) Oracle HRMS
13 7 (0.063%) Oracle Payroll
13 7 (0.063%) Markit EDM
14 6 (0.054%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 237 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (1.75%) SaaS
3 188 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (0.98%) GitHub
5 74 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.19%) Trello
8 19 (0.17%) PaaS
8 19 (0.17%) Office 365
9 14 (0.13%) Force.com
9 14 (0.13%) Heroku
10 8 (0.072%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.063%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.063%) IaaS
12 5 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.027%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.027%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.018%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.018%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 374 (3.35%) Internet
2 274 (2.45%) HTTP
3 149 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 75 (0.67%) Intranet
5 44 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
5 44 (0.39%) SS7
6 43 (0.39%) TCAP
6 43 (0.39%) INAP
7 40 (0.36%) 4G
8 30 (0.27%) Broadband
9 27 (0.24%) VoIP
10 24 (0.21%) SSL
11 23 (0.21%) SNMP
12 22 (0.20%) DNS
13 18 (0.16%) AMQP
13 18 (0.16%) Wireless
13 18 (0.16%) GSM
14 13 (0.12%) DAB
15 12 (0.11%) SMS
16 10 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3520 (31.53%) SQL Server
2 1281 (11.47%) MySQL
3 877 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 700 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 513 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 462 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 461 (4.13%) NoSQL
8 424 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 403 (3.61%) MongoDB
10 373 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 363 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 339 (3.04%) Big Data
13 293 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 287 (2.57%) Oracle Database
15 227 (2.03%) Hadoop
16 219 (1.96%) RDBMS
17 150 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
18 131 (1.17%) OLAP
19 107 (0.96%) DB2
20 104 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1182 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 897 (8.03%) Subversion
3 844 (7.56%) Visual Studio
4 601 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 459 (4.11%) JUnit
6 457 (4.09%) Maven
7 389 (3.48%) NUnit
8 352 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 330 (2.96%) Selenium
10 321 (2.88%) Eclipse
11 286 (2.56%) Ant
12 256 (2.29%) JIRA
13 213 (1.91%) Cucumber
14 208 (1.86%) TeamCity
15 174 (1.56%) Jasmine
16 169 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
17 137 (1.23%) ReSharper
18 134 (1.20%) SpecFlow
19 118 (1.06%) PHPUnit
20 115 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 1902 (17.04%) Finance
2 568 (5.09%) Banking
3 447 (4.00%) Retail
4 444 (3.98%) Marketing
5 346 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 280 (2.51%) Games
7 268 (2.40%) Advertising
8 248 (2.22%) Front Office
9 210 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 123 (1.10%) Publishing
11 119 (1.07%) Law
12 112 (1.00%) Back Office
13 108 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 80 (0.72%) Legal
14 80 (0.72%) Automotive
15 65 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 42 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 29 (0.26%) Electronics
19 26 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4946 (44.30%) .NET
2 4448 (39.84%) HTML
3 4014 (35.95%) CSS
4 3432 (30.74%) ASP.NET
5 2874 (25.74%) jQuery
6 2101 (18.82%) Web Services
7 1794 (16.07%) XML
8 1757 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1707 (15.29%) HTML5
10 1472 (13.19%) .NET Framework
11 1432 (12.83%) WCF
12 1408 (12.61%) Spring
13 1192 (10.68%) CSS3
14 1136 (10.18%) Ajax
15 949 (8.50%) REST
16 941 (8.43%) Hibernate
17 874 (7.83%) J2EE
18 847 (7.59%) AngularJS
19 796 (7.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 741 (6.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 907 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 629 (5.63%) User Experience
3 581 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 579 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 577 (5.17%) Open Source
6 287 (2.57%) Mathematics
7 274 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 223 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 223 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 211 (1.89%) iPhone
10 138 (1.24%) Social Media
11 132 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 130 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 124 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 123 (1.10%) Derivative
15 116 (1.04%) iPad
16 115 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 111 (0.99%) Physics
18 99 (0.89%) Clustering
19 96 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1134 (10.16%) Linux
2 1016 (9.10%) Windows
3 631 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 595 (5.33%) Android
5 480 (4.30%) UNIX
6 75 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 39 (0.35%) Solaris
8 36 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 36 (0.32%) Debian
9 30 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
9 30 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 29 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 25 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 25 (0.22%) CentOS
12 22 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.19%) AIX
14 20 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.072%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5227 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3656 (32.75%) MVC
3 2751 (24.64%) TDD
4 2576 (23.07%) OO
5 2053 (18.39%) Scrum
6 1453 (13.02%) E-Commerce
7 1363 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 1094 (9.80%) Mentoring
9 1069 (9.58%) Unit Testing
10 1032 (9.24%) OOP
11 1009 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
12 988 (8.85%) Web Development
13 966 (8.65%) BDD
14 720 (6.45%) SOA
15 711 (6.37%) Multithreading
16 591 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
17 563 (5.04%) OOD
18 442 (3.96%) iOS Development
19 413 (3.70%) UML
20 365 (3.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4961 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4851 (43.45%) C#
3 3868 (34.65%) SQL
4 3434 (30.76%) Java
5 1395 (12.50%) PHP
6 903 (8.09%) T-SQL
7 807 (7.23%) C++
8 663 (5.94%) Python
9 500 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 418 (3.74%) Ruby
11 376 (3.37%) Objective-C
12 313 (2.80%) C
13 298 (2.67%) PHP5
14 266 (2.38%) PL/SQL
15 240 (2.15%) VB
16 188 (1.68%) Perl
17 144 (1.29%) Scala
18 99 (0.89%) XPath
19 95 (0.85%) Groovy
19 95 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1375 (12.32%) Degree
2 169 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (0.64%) PhD
4 68 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 67 (0.60%) MCSD
6 35 (0.31%) MCTS
7 34 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 27 (0.24%) MCP
9 21 (0.19%) Sun Certification
10 18 (0.16%) MCAD
11 17 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 14 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (0.11%) HND
14 11 (0.099%) MCSE
14 11 (0.099%) OCP
15 9 (0.081%) MCPD
16 7 (0.063%) MCITP
16 7 (0.063%) MySQL Certification
16 7 (0.063%) BC Cleared
16 7 (0.063%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (4.34%) QA
2 48 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.26%) SLA
4 16 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.11%) WCAG
6 10 (0.090%) COBIT
7 8 (0.072%) WAI
8 5 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.045%) EMIR
8 5 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.036%) HL7
9 4 (0.036%) TickIT
10 3 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.027%) GAMP
10 3 (0.027%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.018%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.009%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.009%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.009%) Section 508
System Software
1 39 (0.35%) HDFS
2 25 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.054%) Varnish
5 4 (0.036%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.027%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.027%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.018%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.018%) XenApp
7 2 (0.018%) Samba
7 2 (0.018%) Squid
8 1 (0.009%) Snort
8 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.009%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.009%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (0.76%) Puppet
2 82 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.31%) logstash
4 16 (0.14%) StatsD
5 15 (0.13%) Kibana
6 13 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.11%) MOM
7 12 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 7 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.063%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.045%) Nagios
10 4 (0.036%) Ansible
10 4 (0.036%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.036%) Plesk
11 2 (0.018%) Oozie
11 2 (0.018%) YUM
11 2 (0.018%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.018%) SCCM
11 2 (0.018%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.009%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1804 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 1190 (10.66%) Oracle
3 399 (3.57%) Zend
4 272 (2.44%) Google
5 263 (2.36%) JBoss
6 183 (1.64%) Adobe
7 107 (0.96%) TIBCO
8 105 (0.94%) Facebook
9 104 (0.93%) SAP
10 102 (0.91%) Twitter
11 98 (0.88%) IBM
11 98 (0.88%) Sybase
11 98 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 84 (0.75%) EPiServer
13 73 (0.65%) hybris
14 68 (0.61%) Informatica
15 64 (0.57%) Tableau
16 57 (0.51%) DevExpress
17 54 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
18 53 (0.47%) ATG
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