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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 55 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5027 5419 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.49% 4.95% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 5.23% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4413 4698 5184
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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 4703 £50,000 - 577
London -6 2033 £57,500 - 250
South East -24 764 £47,500 -1.04% 81
City of London -4 517 £57,500 -4.16% 84
Yorkshire +43 407 £45,000 +12.50% 47
East of England +15 348 £47,500 +5.55% 37
North West -16 342 £42,500 +3.65% 60
South West +4 337 £42,500 +6.25% 51
West Yorkshire +27 297 £45,000 +5.88% 28
West Midlands +4 248 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Manchester -9 229 £42,500 - 37
Leeds +44 220 £45,000 +1.69% 15
East Midlands +17 211 £41,000 -2.95% 16
Surrey -28 187 £50,000 - 6
Hampshire +18 180 £44,000 +0.57% 19
Berkshire -43 149 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Scotland -8 148 £42,500 - 18
Bristol +6 122 £42,500 -5.55% 21
Hertfordshire +24 121 £50,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire +5 87 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Nottinghamshire +14 79 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -4 73 £45,000 +8.43% 11
Oxfordshire -12 70 £52,500 +10.52% 18
Nottingham +14 69 £42,500 - 3
Wales +4 69 £36,500 -5.19% 9
Glasgow -12 69 £42,500 - 9
Birmingham -2 68 £45,000 - 9
Warwickshire 0 67 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cheshire -16 66 £43,000 +10.96% 15
East Sussex +22 65 £42,500 -5.55% 9

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4820 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 4732 (46.31%) JavaScript
3 4451 (43.56%) .NET
4 4366 (42.72%) C#
5 4247 (41.56%) HTML
6 3931 (38.47%) CSS
7 3509 (34.34%) MVC
8 3466 (33.92%) SQL
9 3170 (31.02%) SQL Server
10 3043 (29.78%) ASP.NET
11 2905 (28.43%) Java
12 2692 (26.34%) jQuery
13 2429 (23.77%) TDD
14 2255 (22.07%) OO
15 1821 (17.82%) Scrum
16 1782 (17.44%) Web Services
17 1777 (17.39%) Finance
18 1759 (17.21%) Microsoft
19 1633 (15.98%) XML
20 1628 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1530 (14.97%) HTML5
22 1452 (14.21%) PHP
23 1368 (13.39%) .NET Framework
24 1311 (12.83%) MySQL
25 1275 (12.48%) Git (software)
26 1238 (12.11%) E-Commerce
27 1226 (12.00%) Software Engineering
28 1225 (11.99%) Spring
29 1201 (11.75%) Degree
30 1106 (10.82%) Ajax

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 498 (4.87%) CMS
2 492 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 448 (4.38%) Node.js
4 431 (4.22%) Tomcat
5 382 (3.74%) Apache
6 325 (3.18%) IIS
7 218 (2.13%) JBoss
8 209 (2.05%) WordPress
9 188 (1.84%) Apache Solr
10 167 (1.63%) Umbraco
11 161 (1.58%) Drupal
12 135 (1.32%) nginx
13 133 (1.30%) WebLogic
13 133 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
14 123 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 122 (1.19%) WebSphere
16 110 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
17 92 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
18 86 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
19 80 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 766 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 146 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 77 (0.75%) MS Office
4 41 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 38 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 30 (0.29%) InDesign
7 25 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.059%) Mingle
10 5 (0.049%) Maya
10 5 (0.049%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.039%) GIMP
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.020%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.010%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.010%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 111 (1.09%) Magento
2 99 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
4 25 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 22 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 13 (0.13%) INSURE/90
10 11 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.088%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.078%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.078%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (0.068%) Oracle Payroll
13 7 (0.068%) BusinessWorks
14 6 (0.059%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 6 (0.059%) Cognos Planning
14 6 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.059%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 269 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (1.63%) SaaS
3 148 (1.45%) GitHub
4 140 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.25%) PaaS
8 23 (0.23%) Trello
9 22 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.13%) Office 365
12 12 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.098%) Heroku
14 4 (0.039%) Force.com
15 3 (0.029%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.029%) Pure360
15 3 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.029%) IaaS
16 2 (0.020%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.020%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 314 (3.07%) Internet
2 189 (1.85%) HTTP
3 74 (0.72%) Intranet
4 67 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.32%) SSL
6 28 (0.27%) DNS
7 24 (0.23%) Broadband
8 23 (0.23%) Wireless
9 16 (0.16%) IPv4
10 11 (0.11%) Extranet
10 11 (0.11%) VoIP
11 10 (0.098%) GSM
12 9 (0.088%) Firewall
13 8 (0.078%) SNMP
14 7 (0.068%) SMS
14 7 (0.068%) LDAP
14 7 (0.068%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.068%) 3G
14 7 (0.068%) DAB
15 6 (0.059%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3170 (31.02%) SQL Server
2 1311 (12.83%) MySQL
3 792 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 549 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 537 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 502 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 486 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 452 (4.42%) MongoDB
9 416 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
10 363 (3.55%) Big Data
11 323 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 305 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 297 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 252 (2.47%) Oracle Database
15 181 (1.77%) Hadoop
16 179 (1.75%) RDBMS
17 140 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
18 113 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
19 105 (1.03%) OLAP
20 91 (0.89%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1275 (12.48%) Git (software)
2 935 (9.15%) Subversion
3 701 (6.86%) Visual Studio
4 546 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 425 (4.16%) Maven
6 404 (3.95%) JUnit
7 365 (3.57%) NUnit
8 324 (3.17%) Selenium
9 312 (3.05%) Jenkins
10 287 (2.81%) JIRA
11 261 (2.55%) Eclipse
12 249 (2.44%) TeamCity
13 214 (2.09%) Ant
14 191 (1.87%) Cucumber
15 173 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
16 151 (1.48%) Jasmine
17 119 (1.16%) ReSharper
18 118 (1.15%) PHPUnit
19 103 (1.01%) Hudson
20 100 (0.98%) Xcode
General
1 1777 (17.39%) Finance
2 551 (5.39%) Banking
3 445 (4.35%) Retail
4 430 (4.21%) Marketing
5 309 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 256 (2.51%) Advertising
7 225 (2.20%) Games
8 204 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 183 (1.79%) Front Office
10 134 (1.31%) Publishing
11 109 (1.07%) Automotive
12 105 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 103 (1.01%) Back Office
14 94 (0.92%) Law
15 83 (0.81%) Legal
16 50 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 37 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 32 (0.31%) Multimedia
19 28 (0.27%) Electronics
20 27 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4451 (43.56%) .NET
2 4247 (41.56%) HTML
3 3931 (38.47%) CSS
4 3043 (29.78%) ASP.NET
5 2692 (26.34%) jQuery
6 1782 (17.44%) Web Services
7 1633 (15.98%) XML
8 1628 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1530 (14.97%) HTML5
10 1368 (13.39%) .NET Framework
11 1225 (11.99%) Spring
12 1106 (10.82%) Ajax
13 1090 (10.67%) WCF
14 1025 (10.03%) CSS3
15 896 (8.77%) AngularJS
16 813 (7.96%) REST
17 790 (7.73%) Hibernate
18 736 (7.20%) JSON
19 732 (7.16%) J2EE
20 701 (6.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 797 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 650 (6.36%) User Experience
3 626 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 538 (5.26%) Open Source
5 532 (5.21%) Mobile App
6 271 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 215 (2.10%) N-Tier
8 196 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 184 (1.80%) iPhone
10 174 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 136 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 115 (1.13%) Derivative
13 112 (1.10%) Visualisation
14 108 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 105 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 102 (1.00%) iPad
17 95 (0.93%) Hedge funds
18 85 (0.83%) Equities
19 80 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
20 79 (0.77%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1079 (10.56%) Linux
2 910 (8.90%) Windows
3 541 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 540 (5.28%) Android
5 476 (4.66%) UNIX
6 64 (0.63%) Windows Phone
7 57 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 43 (0.42%) Debian
9 40 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
10 33 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 30 (0.29%) CentOS
12 29 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
13 27 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 27 (0.26%) Solaris
14 26 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (0.17%) AIX
19 11 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4820 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 3509 (34.34%) MVC
3 2429 (23.77%) TDD
4 2255 (22.07%) OO
5 1821 (17.82%) Scrum
6 1238 (12.11%) E-Commerce
7 1226 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 1065 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 1027 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
10 1001 (9.80%) OOP
11 888 (8.69%) Unit Testing
12 861 (8.43%) Web Development
13 836 (8.18%) BDD
14 632 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
15 604 (5.91%) SOA
16 589 (5.76%) Multithreading
17 494 (4.83%) OOD
18 368 (3.60%) iOS Development
19 359 (3.51%) ETL
20 313 (3.06%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4732 (46.31%) JavaScript
2 4366 (42.72%) C#
3 3466 (33.92%) SQL
4 2905 (28.43%) Java
5 1452 (14.21%) PHP
6 857 (8.39%) T-SQL
7 720 (7.05%) C++
8 545 (5.33%) Python
9 511 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 356 (3.48%) Objective-C
11 336 (3.29%) Ruby
12 300 (2.94%) PHP5
13 295 (2.89%) C
14 271 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 233 (2.28%) VB
16 187 (1.83%) Perl
17 132 (1.29%) XPath
18 125 (1.22%) Scala
19 101 (0.99%) VB6
20 98 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1201 (11.75%) Degree
2 219 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (0.97%) MCSD
4 85 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 45 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.43%) PhD
7 20 (0.20%) MCTS
8 18 (0.18%) MCP
9 13 (0.13%) MCAD
9 13 (0.13%) MCSE
9 13 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 11 (0.11%) MCPD
10 11 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.088%) OCP
12 8 (0.078%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.068%) OCPJP
14 6 (0.059%) OCMJD
14 6 (0.059%) MySQL Certification
15 5 (0.049%) CCA
15 5 (0.049%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (4.34%) QA
2 27 (0.26%) ISO 9001
2 27 (0.26%) SLA
3 12 (0.12%) WCAG
4 10 (0.098%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.078%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.049%) HL7
7 3 (0.029%) GAMP
7 3 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.010%) TickIT
8 1 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.010%) WAI
8 1 (0.010%) JTAG
8 1 (0.010%) EMIR
8 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 29 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.16%) Firmware
4 14 (0.14%) Varnish
5 11 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.098%) HDFS
7 6 (0.059%) Docker
7 6 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.010%) LXC
9 1 (0.010%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.010%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.010%) Squid
9 1 (0.010%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 64 (0.63%) Puppet
2 59 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.36%) logstash
4 28 (0.27%) StatsD
5 24 (0.23%) Kibana
6 17 (0.17%) MOM
7 16 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 15 (0.15%) Graphite
9 13 (0.13%) Capistrano
10 11 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 9 (0.088%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.059%) HP UCMDB
13 5 (0.049%) Nagios
13 5 (0.049%) Ansible
14 4 (0.039%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.020%) Plesk
15 2 (0.020%) yum
15 2 (0.020%) cPanel
16 1 (0.010%) Webmin
16 1 (0.010%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1759 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 1010 (9.88%) Oracle
3 397 (3.88%) Zend
4 218 (2.13%) Google
5 139 (1.36%) Adobe
6 138 (1.35%) Twitter
7 137 (1.34%) Facebook
8 98 (0.96%) IBM
9 93 (0.91%) SAP
9 93 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 83 (0.81%) Sybase
11 76 (0.74%) TIBCO
12 71 (0.69%) EPiServer
13 67 (0.66%) Cognos
14 66 (0.65%) Informatica
15 65 (0.64%) hybris
16 57 (0.56%) Sencha
17 52 (0.51%) Xamarin
17 52 (0.51%) Dell
17 52 (0.51%) Business Objects
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: To £46k including bonuses
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 48k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago