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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 55 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5119 5274 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.50% 4.84% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 5.11% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 4696 4598
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 £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 October 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 October 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
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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 -6 4791 £50,000 - 634
London -8 2142 £57,500 - 224
South East -13 735 £47,500 - 95
City of London -7 554 £57,500 -4.16% 75
North West -3 413 £42,500 +6.25% 63
Yorkshire +35 359 £45,000 +5.88% 53
South West -2 353 £42,500 +6.25% 84
East of England +31 315 £50,000 +11.11% 38
Manchester +9 288 £43,500 +8.75% 41
West Midlands +13 267 £42,500 - 37
West Yorkshire +27 245 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East Midlands +14 200 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Hampshire +49 177 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Surrey -27 175 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Leeds +20 170 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Scotland -7 160 £42,500 - 31
Berkshire -36 131 £49,000 -2.00% 19
Bristol +22 117 £45,000 - 23
Hertfordshire +23 106 £52,250 +10.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +8 92 £50,000 +12.35% 15
Nottinghamshire +4 80 £42,500 - 8
Glasgow -9 77 £42,500 -5.55% 17
Birmingham +16 72 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Oxfordshire +10 70 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Warwickshire -2 69 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Nottingham -1 67 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Edinburgh +12 64 £40,750 -2.97% 8
Cheshire -5 64 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Sussex +5 62 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wales -8 58 £37,500 -2.59% 9

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5033 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4936 (45.92%) JavaScript
3 4744 (44.13%) .NET
4 4669 (43.43%) C#
5 4415 (41.07%) HTML
6 4033 (37.52%) CSS
7 3700 (34.42%) SQL
8 3554 (33.06%) MVC
9 3393 (31.56%) SQL Server
10 3264 (30.36%) ASP.NET
11 3215 (29.91%) Java
12 2850 (26.51%) jQuery
13 2618 (24.35%) TDD
14 2454 (22.83%) OO
15 1978 (18.40%) Scrum
16 1933 (17.98%) Web Services
17 1811 (16.85%) Microsoft
18 1804 (16.78%) Finance
19 1701 (15.82%) XML
20 1691 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1664 (15.48%) HTML5
22 1413 (13.14%) .NET Framework
23 1397 (13.00%) E-Commerce
24 1393 (12.96%) PHP
25 1312 (12.20%) Software Engineering
26 1305 (12.14%) Spring
27 1295 (12.05%) WCF
27 1295 (12.05%) MySQL
28 1272 (11.83%) Degree
29 1197 (11.13%) Git (software)

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 528 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 502 (4.67%) CMS
3 476 (4.43%) Node.js
4 449 (4.18%) Tomcat
5 405 (3.77%) Apache
6 365 (3.40%) IIS
7 224 (2.08%) JBoss
8 186 (1.73%) WordPress
9 181 (1.68%) Umbraco
9 181 (1.68%) Apache Solr
10 160 (1.49%) Drupal
11 142 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 139 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 126 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 121 (1.13%) nginx
15 115 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
16 107 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
17 103 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
18 80 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
19 73 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 823 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 163 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 68 (0.63%) MS Office
4 41 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 35 (0.33%) PowerPivot
6 32 (0.30%) InDesign
7 24 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.084%) MS Project
10 9 (0.084%) MS Visio
11 7 (0.065%) Mingle
12 6 (0.056%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.037%) Maya
14 3 (0.028%) GIMP
14 3 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.009%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 115 (1.07%) Magento
2 89 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 47 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
4 38 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.21%) INSURE/90
6 20 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 17 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.093%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.074%) Maximo
13 7 (0.065%) Oracle Payroll
13 7 (0.065%) Markit EDM
13 7 (0.065%) Remedy AR System
14 6 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
14 6 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 257 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (1.74%) SaaS
3 173 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 123 (1.14%) GitHub
5 80 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.25%) PaaS
7 27 (0.25%) Trello
8 18 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.17%) Office 365
9 12 (0.11%) Heroku
10 11 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.074%) Force.com
12 5 (0.047%) IaaS
12 5 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.037%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.028%) Pure360
15 2 (0.019%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.009%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 357 (3.32%) Internet
2 216 (2.01%) HTTP
3 103 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 84 (0.78%) Intranet
5 32 (0.30%) SSL
6 30 (0.28%) Broadband
7 24 (0.22%) VoIP
8 19 (0.18%) SNMP
8 19 (0.18%) Wireless
9 18 (0.17%) GSM
10 17 (0.16%) DNS
11 14 (0.13%) AMQP
12 12 (0.11%) Extranet
13 11 (0.10%) DAB
14 10 (0.093%) SMS
15 8 (0.074%) 3G
15 8 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.065%) VLAN
16 7 (0.065%) SIGTRAN
16 7 (0.065%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3393 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 1295 (12.05%) MySQL
3 853 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 613 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 532 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 503 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 439 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 434 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
9 418 (3.89%) MongoDB
10 371 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 358 (3.33%) Big Data
12 356 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 319 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 260 (2.42%) Oracle Database
15 207 (1.93%) Hadoop
16 199 (1.85%) RDBMS
17 145 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
18 132 (1.23%) OLAP
19 107 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
20 96 (0.89%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1197 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 882 (8.20%) Subversion
3 792 (7.37%) Visual Studio
4 583 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 450 (4.19%) JUnit
6 424 (3.94%) Maven
7 378 (3.52%) NUnit
8 334 (3.11%) Selenium
9 323 (3.00%) Jenkins
10 288 (2.68%) Eclipse
11 273 (2.54%) JIRA
12 242 (2.25%) Ant
13 237 (2.20%) TeamCity
14 221 (2.06%) Cucumber
15 182 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
16 162 (1.51%) Jasmine
17 130 (1.21%) ReSharper
18 118 (1.10%) PHPUnit
19 109 (1.01%) Moq
19 109 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 1804 (16.78%) Finance
2 565 (5.26%) Banking
3 455 (4.23%) Retail
4 441 (4.10%) Marketing
5 313 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 263 (2.45%) Advertising
7 248 (2.31%) Games
8 223 (2.07%) Front Office
9 212 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 135 (1.26%) Publishing
11 104 (0.97%) Back Office
12 99 (0.92%) Law
13 98 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 85 (0.79%) Automotive
15 80 (0.74%) Legal
16 59 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 31 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 30 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 30 (0.28%) French Language
19 28 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4744 (44.13%) .NET
2 4415 (41.07%) HTML
3 4033 (37.52%) CSS
4 3264 (30.36%) ASP.NET
5 2850 (26.51%) jQuery
6 1933 (17.98%) Web Services
7 1701 (15.82%) XML
8 1691 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1664 (15.48%) HTML5
10 1413 (13.14%) .NET Framework
11 1305 (12.14%) Spring
12 1295 (12.05%) WCF
13 1156 (10.75%) Ajax
14 1125 (10.47%) CSS3
15 884 (8.22%) REST
16 878 (8.17%) AngularJS
17 844 (7.85%) Hibernate
18 805 (7.49%) J2EE
19 749 (6.97%) JSON
20 747 (6.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 865 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 652 (6.07%) User Experience
3 591 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 553 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 538 (5.00%) Open Source
6 265 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 231 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 222 (2.07%) N-Tier
9 211 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 200 (1.86%) iPhone
11 177 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 126 (1.17%) Visualisation
13 124 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 122 (1.13%) Derivative
15 121 (1.13%) Data Structures
16 112 (1.04%) iPad
17 103 (0.96%) Hedge funds
18 99 (0.92%) Management Information System
19 94 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
20 93 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1118 (10.40%) Linux
2 960 (8.93%) Windows
3 548 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 525 (4.88%) Android
5 490 (4.56%) UNIX
6 58 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 41 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 38 (0.35%) Debian
9 32 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 32 (0.30%) Solaris
10 29 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
11 27 (0.25%) CentOS
12 25 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 24 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.15%) AIX
16 15 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5033 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3554 (33.06%) MVC
3 2618 (24.35%) TDD
4 2454 (22.83%) OO
5 1978 (18.40%) Scrum
6 1397 (13.00%) E-Commerce
7 1312 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 1107 (10.30%) Mentoring
9 1055 (9.81%) OOP
10 1044 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 990 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 931 (8.66%) Web Development
13 921 (8.57%) BDD
14 673 (6.26%) SOA
15 650 (6.05%) Multithreading
16 638 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
17 551 (5.13%) OOD
18 390 (3.63%) iOS Development
19 379 (3.53%) ETL
20 335 (3.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4936 (45.92%) JavaScript
2 4669 (43.43%) C#
3 3700 (34.42%) SQL
4 3215 (29.91%) Java
5 1393 (12.96%) PHP
6 859 (7.99%) T-SQL
7 747 (6.95%) C++
8 630 (5.86%) Python
9 513 (4.77%) VB.NET
10 393 (3.66%) Ruby
11 367 (3.41%) Objective-C
12 306 (2.85%) C
13 305 (2.84%) PHP5
14 287 (2.67%) PL/SQL
15 247 (2.30%) VB
16 208 (1.93%) Perl
17 129 (1.20%) Scala
18 117 (1.09%) XPath
19 99 (0.92%) Groovy
20 97 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1272 (11.83%) Degree
2 183 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 72 (0.67%) MCSD
5 56 (0.52%) PhD
6 40 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.29%) MCTS
8 25 (0.23%) MCP
9 17 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.14%) MCSE
11 14 (0.13%) MCAD
12 11 (0.10%) OCP
12 11 (0.10%) Sun Certification
13 10 (0.093%) HND
14 9 (0.084%) MCPD
15 8 (0.074%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.065%) BC Cleared
16 7 (0.065%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.056%) MySQL Certification
18 5 (0.047%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (4.46%) QA
2 39 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.27%) SLA
4 18 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.093%) WCAG
6 7 (0.065%) COBIT
7 6 (0.056%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.037%) HL7
9 3 (0.028%) GAMP
10 2 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.019%) WAI
11 1 (0.009%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.009%) TickIT
11 1 (0.009%) Section 508
11 1 (0.009%) EMIR
11 1 (0.009%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 27 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 27 (0.25%) HDFS
2 26 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.093%) Varnish
4 7 (0.065%) Firmware
5 5 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.028%) Docker
7 2 (0.019%) Squid
7 2 (0.019%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.019%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.009%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.009%) vSphere
8 1 (0.009%) Samba
8 1 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.009%) Snort
8 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.009%) LXC
Systems Management
1 76 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 75 (0.70%) Puppet
3 34 (0.32%) logstash
4 22 (0.20%) StatsD
5 19 (0.18%) Kibana
6 13 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.11%) MOM
7 12 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 9 (0.084%) Capistrano
9 7 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.056%) Nagios
10 6 (0.056%) Ansible
11 5 (0.047%) Plesk
12 4 (0.037%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.019%) YUM
13 2 (0.019%) SCCM
13 2 (0.019%) Oozie
14 1 (0.009%) CA LISA
14 1 (0.009%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1811 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 1103 (10.26%) Oracle
3 377 (3.51%) Zend
4 243 (2.26%) Google
5 161 (1.50%) Adobe
6 126 (1.17%) Facebook
7 114 (1.06%) Twitter
8 102 (0.95%) SAP
9 96 (0.89%) Sitecore
10 92 (0.86%) IBM
11 91 (0.85%) Sybase
12 85 (0.79%) EPiServer
13 83 (0.77%) TIBCO
14 70 (0.65%) Informatica
15 64 (0.60%) hybris
16 62 (0.58%) Cognos
17 59 (0.55%) Business Objects
17 59 (0.55%) Sencha
18 56 (0.52%) DevExpress
18 56 (0.52%) Dell
South East
Proteus Europe
Posted: 35 minutes ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits + Relocation Package Available
Posted: 18 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, relaxed
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 Per Annum £Excellent plus bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago