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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 51 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5078 5097 5709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.18% 4.64% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 4.82% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4501 4429 4976
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 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 4794 £55,000 +4.76% 648
London +9 2322 £62,500 +4.16% 310
South East 0 864 £51,500 +3.00% 76
City of London +15 440 £62,500 +4.16% 83
West Midlands +20 296 £40,000 -11.11% 30
North West +15 296 £45,000 - 72
East of England +4 279 £55,000 +11.11% 29
Yorkshire -8 273 £45,000 - 43
South West +3 269 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Manchester +16 222 £47,500 +5.55% 54
Surrey +20 209 £52,500 - 16
West Yorkshire -1 209 £45,000 - 31
Hampshire +7 188 £50,000 +5.26% 23
Berkshire -25 157 £57,500 +9.52% 12
East Midlands +4 146 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Leeds -9 145 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Oxfordshire -9 122 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Bristol +1 117 £45,000 - 21
Cambridgeshire +9 106 £52,500 +10.52% 14
Scotland -7 104 £45,000 +2.27% 22
Wales +28 95 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Birmingham +5 94 £40,000 -9.09% 12
Warwickshire +26 76 £41,250 -13.15% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 76 £47,500 - 10
Leicestershire +13 73 £47,500 +26.66% 10
South Wales +21 70 £43,250 +8.12% 6
Essex +19 65 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Cambridge -2 60 £57,500 +21.05% 10
Oxford -10 60 £54,000 +8.00% 3
Reading -17 57 £60,000 +20.00% 7

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4996 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 4707 (45.80%) JavaScript
3 3907 (38.01%) HTML
4 3674 (35.75%) C#
5 3640 (35.42%) .NET
6 3545 (34.49%) CSS
7 3344 (32.54%) Java
8 3255 (31.67%) SQL
9 3015 (29.33%) MVC
10 2666 (25.94%) TDD
11 2458 (23.92%) SQL Server
12 2218 (21.58%) ASP.NET
13 2103 (20.46%) Finance
14 2066 (20.10%) jQuery
15 1991 (19.37%) AngularJS
16 1942 (18.89%) Scrum
17 1702 (16.56%) OO
18 1562 (15.20%) Web Services
19 1530 (14.89%) Git (software)
20 1513 (14.72%) HTML5
21 1397 (13.59%) Spring
22 1339 (13.03%) Web Development
22 1339 (13.03%) Degree
23 1318 (12.82%) XML
24 1291 (12.56%) Microsoft
25 1273 (12.39%) Software Engineering
26 1251 (12.17%) PHP
27 1240 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
28 1209 (11.76%) MySQL
29 1116 (10.86%) 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
1 351 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 344 (3.35%) CMS
3 334 (3.25%) Apache
3 334 (3.25%) JBoss
4 291 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 229 (2.23%) SharePoint
6 177 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 174 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 167 (1.62%) IIS
9 153 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 140 (1.36%) WebLogic
11 112 (1.09%) WordPress
12 102 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
13 95 (0.92%) Drupal
14 88 (0.86%) GlassFish
14 88 (0.86%) Mule
15 81 (0.79%) nginx
16 80 (0.78%) Confluence
17 77 (0.75%) Apache Solr
18 73 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 540 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 143 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 60 (0.58%) MS Office
4 56 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.15%) Gliffy
7 15 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.088%) PrintSoft PReS
9 6 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.039%) HipChat
10 4 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.029%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.019%) GIMP
12 2 (0.019%) MS Project
12 2 (0.019%) Pixate
13 1 (0.010%) InDesign
13 1 (0.010%) InVision
13 1 (0.010%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 112 (1.09%) Magento
2 98 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 87 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 47 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 23 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 20 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 20 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 19 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
11 14 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
12 12 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 11 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
14 9 (0.088%) Exstream
14 9 (0.088%) Sentinel
15 8 (0.078%) SDL Web 8
16 6 (0.058%) Pegasus Opera
17 5 (0.049%) Oracle Assets
18 4 (0.039%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 576 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 531 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 223 (2.17%) SaaS
4 181 (1.76%) GitHub
5 87 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 70 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 35 (0.34%) PaaS
10 30 (0.29%) Google Play
11 27 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (0.26%) Office 365
12 25 (0.24%) Heroku
13 17 (0.17%) IaaS
14 16 (0.16%) TestFlight
15 15 (0.15%) Force.com
15 15 (0.15%) Google Analytics
16 11 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.11%) CloudFront
17 10 (0.097%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 214 (2.08%) Internet
2 199 (1.94%) HTTP
3 68 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 49 (0.48%) SMTP
5 40 (0.39%) Intranet
6 32 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 25 (0.24%) DNS
8 23 (0.22%) FTP
8 23 (0.22%) SSH
8 23 (0.22%) SSL
9 18 (0.18%) Skype
10 16 (0.16%) LDAP
11 13 (0.13%) NFC
12 12 (0.12%) Firewall
13 10 (0.097%) DHCP
14 8 (0.078%) ATM
14 8 (0.078%) Broadband
14 8 (0.078%) CTI
15 7 (0.068%) VoIP
15 7 (0.068%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2458 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 1209 (11.76%) MySQL
3 772 (7.51%) NoSQL
4 618 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 497 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 459 (4.47%) Big Data
7 454 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 406 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 363 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 347 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
11 335 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
12 288 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 274 (2.67%) Hadoop
14 260 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 254 (2.47%) Oracle Database
16 242 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 241 (2.34%) RDBMS
18 170 (1.65%) Redis
19 122 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
20 93 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1530 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 644 (6.27%) Jenkins
3 595 (5.79%) JUnit
4 542 (5.27%) Maven
5 520 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 498 (4.85%) Subversion
6 498 (4.85%) Visual Studio
7 393 (3.82%) JIRA
8 284 (2.76%) Grunt
9 277 (2.70%) Gradle
10 276 (2.69%) gulp
11 274 (2.67%) Selenium
12 262 (2.55%) Cucumber
13 222 (2.16%) TeamCity
14 212 (2.06%) Mockito
15 201 (1.96%) Eclipse
16 187 (1.82%) NUnit
17 171 (1.66%) Ant
18 146 (1.42%) Xcode
19 140 (1.36%) Jasmine
General
1 2103 (20.46%) Finance
2 623 (6.06%) Banking
3 441 (4.29%) Marketing
4 440 (4.28%) Retail
5 351 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 314 (3.06%) Games
7 232 (2.26%) Advertising
8 182 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 166 (1.62%) Front Office
10 152 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 128 (1.25%) Law
12 113 (1.10%) Electronics
13 88 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 83 (0.81%) Automotive
15 82 (0.80%) Publishing
16 75 (0.73%) Back Office
17 55 (0.54%) Legal
18 54 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 50 (0.49%) Aerospace
20 33 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3907 (38.01%) HTML
2 3640 (35.42%) .NET
3 3545 (34.49%) CSS
4 2218 (21.58%) ASP.NET
5 2066 (20.10%) jQuery
6 1991 (19.37%) AngularJS
7 1562 (15.20%) Web Services
8 1513 (14.72%) HTML5
9 1397 (13.59%) Spring
10 1318 (12.82%) XML
11 1240 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1025 (9.97%) CSS3
13 942 (9.17%) REST
14 927 (9.02%) RESTful
15 849 (8.26%) .NET Framework
16 797 (7.75%) JSON
17 779 (7.58%) Node.js
17 779 (7.58%) SOAP
18 741 (7.21%) Hibernate
19 734 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 917 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 662 (6.44%) User Experience
3 515 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 513 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 375 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 298 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 234 (2.28%) iPad
8 218 (2.12%) Fintech
9 164 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 126 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 124 (1.21%) Derivative
11 124 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 117 (1.14%) Visualisation
13 112 (1.09%) Equities
14 106 (1.03%) iPhone
15 105 (1.02%) Data Structures
16 100 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 93 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
17 93 (0.90%) Social Media
18 91 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1040 (10.12%) Linux
2 758 (7.37%) Windows
3 625 (6.08%) Apple iOS
4 538 (5.23%) Android
5 416 (4.05%) Unix
6 86 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 28 (0.27%) Solaris
9 27 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 27 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 26 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 23 (0.22%) Debian
12 21 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 16 (0.16%) CentOS
15 11 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.088%) AIX
16 9 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4996 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 3015 (29.33%) MVC
3 2666 (25.94%) TDD
4 1942 (18.89%) Scrum
5 1702 (16.56%) OO
6 1339 (13.03%) Web Development
7 1273 (12.39%) Software Engineering
8 1066 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
9 1043 (10.15%) BDD
10 997 (9.70%) Unit Testing
11 943 (9.17%) E-Commerce
12 914 (8.89%) Front End Development
13 900 (8.76%) Mentoring
14 747 (7.27%) SDLC
15 721 (7.01%) OOP
16 632 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
17 546 (5.31%) SOA
18 532 (5.18%) Open Source
19 526 (5.12%) Multithreading
20 511 (4.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4707 (45.80%) JavaScript
2 3674 (35.75%) C#
3 3344 (32.54%) Java
4 3255 (31.67%) SQL
5 1251 (12.17%) PHP
6 851 (8.28%) Python
7 816 (7.94%) T-SQL
8 670 (6.52%) C++
9 535 (5.21%) Scala
10 519 (5.05%) Ruby
11 429 (4.17%) VB.NET
12 365 (3.55%) Objective-C
13 325 (3.16%) PL/SQL
14 250 (2.43%) Apple Swift
15 245 (2.38%) C
16 180 (1.75%) Groovy
17 172 (1.67%) Perl
18 135 (1.31%) TypeScript
19 132 (1.28%) PHP 5
20 127 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 1339 (13.03%) Degree
2 138 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 46 (0.45%) PhD
5 29 (0.28%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.24%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (0.18%) MCTS
10 17 (0.17%) MCPD
11 15 (0.15%) MCSE
12 14 (0.14%) OCP
13 13 (0.13%) MCSD
14 10 (0.097%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.088%) ISEB
15 9 (0.088%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.058%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (0.049%) MBA
18 5 (0.049%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (3.89%) QA
2 32 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.24%) GAMP
4 24 (0.23%) SLA
5 19 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 7 (0.068%) ISO13485
7 7 (0.068%) WAI
8 5 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.029%) WCAG
10 2 (0.019%) Basel III
10 2 (0.019%) HL7
10 2 (0.019%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.010%) EMIR
11 1 (0.010%) MiFID
11 1 (0.010%) SEPA
System Software
1 189 (1.84%) Docker
2 38 (0.37%) HDFS
3 20 (0.19%) Firmware
4 18 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (0.18%) Varnish
4 18 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.049%) Samba
7 5 (0.049%) Squid
8 4 (0.039%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.039%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.029%) Ceph
9 3 (0.029%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.029%) vCloud
10 2 (0.019%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.010%) XenApp
11 1 (0.010%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 166 (1.62%) Puppet
2 78 (0.76%) Ansible
3 58 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.28%) Control-M
5 26 (0.25%) Packer
6 24 (0.23%) Terraform
7 23 (0.22%) logstash
8 20 (0.19%) Kibana
8 20 (0.19%) Salt
9 18 (0.18%) Grafana
9 18 (0.18%) Graphite
10 17 (0.17%) Uchiwa
11 16 (0.16%) Kubernetes
12 15 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 13 (0.13%) Oozie
14 11 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
15 10 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
16 8 (0.078%) Mesos
17 4 (0.039%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1291 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 1116 (10.86%) Oracle
3 276 (2.69%) Zend
4 258 (2.51%) Google
5 153 (1.49%) SAP
6 146 (1.42%) Adobe
7 131 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 111 (1.08%) Twitter
9 106 (1.03%) Facebook
10 102 (0.99%) IBM
11 90 (0.88%) Apple
12 83 (0.81%) Xamarin
13 73 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
14 63 (0.61%) Sybase
15 61 (0.59%) Tableau
16 60 (0.58%) Informatica
17 59 (0.57%) Atlassian
17 59 (0.57%) hybris
18 53 (0.52%) EPiServer
19 42 (0.41%) MuleSoft
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Sale, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + up to 34 days holiday!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus and Contributory Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Eames Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension*
Posted: 5 hours ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago