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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 50 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5707 4753 5469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.87% 4.37% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 4.63% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4974 4314 4910
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £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
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 25 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 25 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 +1 5372 £50,000 - 597
London -2 2590 £60,000 +8.59% 267
South East +7 883 £47,500 +1.06% 77
City of London -14 617 £60,000 +4.34% 98
North West +5 429 £42,500 +8.29% 65
South West +54 422 £42,500 +11.84% 52
East of England +20 368 £45,000 - 34
Manchester 0 260 £42,500 +8.29% 41
Yorkshire +9 252 £40,000 - 40
West Midlands +15 229 £42,500 - 30
Surrey -7 229 £52,500 +11.70% 16
Scotland +13 213 £45,000 +5.88% 21
East Midlands +20 177 £42,500 +1.64% 27
Berkshire +12 152 £48,500 -4.90% 17
West Yorkshire -14 145 £40,000 -3.61% 25
Leeds -7 130 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Hampshire +8 127 £45,000 - 25
Hertfordshire +30 125 £50,000 - 7
East Sussex +23 122 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Bristol +20 115 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Glasgow +11 112 £45,000 - 15
Cambridgeshire -8 99 £45,000 - 10
Brighton +15 97 £41,500 -7.77% 5
Dorset +44 92 £45,000 +16.12% 17
Buckinghamshire +7 91 £50,000 +5.82% 6
Edinburgh +8 82 £41,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +30 80 £45,000 -3.22% 2
North Yorkshire +21 80 £42,250 -0.58% 9
Bedfordshire +37 75 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Leicestershire +18 75 £41,500 +3.75% 7

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 5234 (45.00%) .NET
2 5075 (43.63%) C#
3 5059 (43.50%) JavaScript
4 4596 (39.52%) HTML
5 4030 (34.65%) CSS
6 4005 (34.43%) SQL
7 3743 (32.18%) Java
8 3742 (32.17%) MVC
9 3606 (31.00%) ASP.NET
10 3604 (30.99%) SQL Server
11 2943 (25.30%) jQuery
12 2876 (24.73%) TDD
13 2726 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
14 2675 (23.00%) OO
15 2222 (19.10%) Web Services
16 2106 (18.11%) Scrum
17 1968 (16.92%) Finance
18 1935 (16.64%) XML
19 1840 (15.82%) HTML5
20 1835 (15.78%) Microsoft
21 1798 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1588 (13.65%) WCF
23 1570 (13.50%) Spring
24 1491 (12.82%) .NET Framework
25 1486 (12.78%) E-Commerce
26 1485 (12.77%) Degree
27 1472 (12.66%) PHP
28 1408 (12.11%) Software Engineering
29 1289 (11.08%) MySQL
30 1282 (11.02%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 520 (4.47%) Tomcat
2 509 (4.38%) Apache
3 496 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 467 (4.02%) CMS
5 439 (3.77%) Node.js
6 386 (3.32%) IIS
7 210 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 183 (1.57%) Drupal
9 167 (1.44%) Umbraco
10 166 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 163 (1.40%) WordPress
12 142 (1.22%) Apache Solr
13 104 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
14 102 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
15 95 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 76 (0.65%) nginx
17 72 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
18 69 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
19 62 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
20 59 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 838 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 170 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 97 (0.83%) MS Office
4 59 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 20 (0.17%) MS Project
7 15 (0.13%) InDesign
8 14 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 12 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.060%) Mingle
13 4 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.026%) Maya
15 2 (0.017%) SPSS
16 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.009%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 159 (1.37%) Magento
2 93 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 56 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 26 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
6 16 (0.14%) INSURE/90
7 13 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 13 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.095%) Markit EDM
9 11 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.086%) Maximo
10 10 (0.086%) Remedy AR System
11 9 (0.077%) WebTrends
12 8 (0.069%) Summit
12 8 (0.069%) Visualfiles
12 8 (0.069%) Fredhopper
13 7 (0.060%) Cognos TM1
14 6 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 214 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (1.72%) SaaS
3 198 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (0.83%) GitHub
5 58 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.15%) Force.com
8 16 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.13%) IaaS
10 14 (0.12%) PaaS
10 14 (0.12%) Heroku
11 12 (0.10%) Office 365
12 11 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.086%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.086%) Trello
14 9 (0.077%) ElastiCache
15 7 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.034%) CloudFront
17 2 (0.017%) Rackspace Cloud
18 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 375 (3.22%) Internet
2 279 (2.40%) HTTP
3 156 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 55 (0.47%) Intranet
5 44 (0.38%) SS7
5 44 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
6 43 (0.37%) TCAP
6 43 (0.37%) INAP
7 37 (0.32%) 4G
8 27 (0.23%) SNMP
9 26 (0.22%) DNS
10 23 (0.20%) VoIP
11 22 (0.19%) SSL
12 18 (0.15%) SMS
13 17 (0.15%) GSM
14 16 (0.14%) LDAP
14 16 (0.14%) AMQP
15 13 (0.11%) SSH
15 13 (0.11%) Broadband
15 13 (0.11%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3604 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 1289 (11.08%) MySQL
3 906 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 706 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 480 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 461 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 448 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 405 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 390 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 388 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
11 385 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 365 (3.14%) Big Data
13 285 (2.45%) Oracle Database
14 265 (2.28%) RDBMS
15 253 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 247 (2.12%) Hadoop
17 155 (1.33%) DB2
17 155 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
18 109 (0.94%) OLAP
19 97 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1081 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 916 (7.88%) Subversion
3 897 (7.71%) Visual Studio
4 596 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 560 (4.81%) Maven
6 441 (3.79%) JUnit
7 387 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 386 (3.32%) Jenkins
9 375 (3.22%) NUnit
10 343 (2.95%) Ant
11 337 (2.90%) Selenium
12 241 (2.07%) JIRA
13 220 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 177 (1.52%) TeamCity
15 174 (1.50%) Jasmine
16 148 (1.27%) SpecFlow
17 138 (1.19%) MSTest
18 133 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
19 130 (1.12%) ReSharper
20 124 (1.07%) Hudson
General
1 1968 (16.92%) Finance
2 594 (5.11%) Banking
3 436 (3.75%) Marketing
4 394 (3.39%) Retail
5 331 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 300 (2.58%) Games
7 261 (2.24%) Advertising
8 260 (2.24%) Front Office
9 222 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 136 (1.17%) Back Office
11 128 (1.10%) Publishing
12 121 (1.04%) Law
13 93 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 81 (0.70%) Automotive
15 69 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 68 (0.58%) Legal
17 46 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 24 (0.21%) Billing
19 22 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5234 (45.00%) .NET
2 4596 (39.52%) HTML
3 4030 (34.65%) CSS
4 3606 (31.00%) ASP.NET
5 2943 (25.30%) jQuery
6 2222 (19.10%) Web Services
7 1935 (16.64%) XML
8 1840 (15.82%) HTML5
9 1798 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1588 (13.65%) WCF
11 1570 (13.50%) Spring
12 1491 (12.82%) .NET Framework
13 1282 (11.02%) CSS3
14 1267 (10.89%) Ajax
15 1020 (8.77%) Hibernate
16 1010 (8.68%) REST
17 992 (8.53%) J2EE
18 856 (7.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 800 (6.88%) SOAP
20 796 (6.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 957 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 644 (5.54%) Open Source
3 597 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 322 (2.77%) Mathematics
5 299 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 255 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 213 (1.83%) iPhone
8 193 (1.66%) N-Tier
9 180 (1.55%) Social Media
10 164 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 139 (1.20%) Physics
12 129 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 124 (1.07%) Derivative
14 122 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 122 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
15 121 (1.04%) iPad
16 118 (1.01%) Equities
17 109 (0.94%) Visualisation
18 98 (0.84%) Digital Media
19 93 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1188 (10.21%) Linux
2 1131 (9.72%) Windows
3 695 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 650 (5.59%) Android
5 531 (4.57%) UNIX
6 77 (0.66%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 38 (0.33%) Debian
8 38 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 36 (0.31%) Solaris
10 33 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
11 29 (0.25%) CentOS
12 28 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 22 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 14 (0.12%) AIX
18 12 (0.10%) Windows 8
19 10 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3742 (32.17%) MVC
2 2876 (24.73%) TDD
3 2726 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2675 (23.00%) OO
5 2106 (18.11%) Scrum
6 1486 (12.78%) E-Commerce
7 1408 (12.11%) Software Engineering
8 1169 (10.05%) Unit Testing
9 1058 (9.10%) Web Development
10 1037 (8.92%) OOP
11 1020 (8.77%) BDD
12 958 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
13 744 (6.40%) SOA
14 741 (6.37%) Multithreading
15 522 (4.49%) OOD
16 495 (4.26%) UML
17 488 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
18 471 (4.05%) iOS Development
19 376 (3.23%) Android Development
20 372 (3.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5075 (43.63%) C#
2 5059 (43.50%) JavaScript
3 4005 (34.43%) SQL
4 3743 (32.18%) Java
5 1472 (12.66%) PHP
6 850 (7.31%) T-SQL
7 835 (7.18%) C++
8 685 (5.89%) Python
9 486 (4.18%) VB.NET
10 466 (4.01%) Ruby
11 368 (3.16%) Objective-C
12 310 (2.67%) C
13 283 (2.43%) PHP5
14 234 (2.01%) PL/SQL
15 200 (1.72%) VB
16 192 (1.65%) Scala
17 188 (1.62%) Perl
18 113 (0.97%) Groovy
19 95 (0.82%) PowerShell
19 95 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1485 (12.77%) Degree
2 148 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (0.68%) PhD
4 63 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 40 (0.34%) MCSD
6 31 (0.27%) MCTS
7 26 (0.22%) MCP
7 26 (0.22%) Postgraduate
8 23 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 22 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 16 (0.14%) MCAD
11 14 (0.12%) HND
11 14 (0.12%) MBA
12 12 (0.10%) MySQL Certification
13 10 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.069%) MCSE
15 7 (0.060%) OCP
15 7 (0.060%) MCITP
16 6 (0.052%) BC Cleared
17 5 (0.043%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (4.10%) QA
2 61 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.15%) SLA
4 16 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.12%) WAI
6 10 (0.086%) COBIT
7 8 (0.069%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.060%) TickIT
8 7 (0.060%) WCAG
9 5 (0.043%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.034%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.034%) EMIR
10 4 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.034%) GAMP
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%) DICOM
13 1 (0.009%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 39 (0.34%) HDFS
2 25 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.043%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.034%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.026%) Varnish
7 3 (0.026%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.026%) Squid
8 2 (0.017%) Samba
8 2 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.017%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.017%) XenApp
8 2 (0.017%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.009%) vSphere
9 1 (0.009%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.009%) Snort
9 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 91 (0.78%) Puppet
2 89 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.30%) logstash
4 14 (0.12%) Plesk
5 12 (0.10%) Vagrant
5 12 (0.10%) Nagios
6 11 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 11 (0.095%) HAProxy
7 10 (0.086%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.077%) StatsD
8 9 (0.077%) Kibana
9 7 (0.060%) MOM
9 7 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.043%) SCCM
11 4 (0.034%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.034%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.034%) Ansible
12 3 (0.026%) YUM
13 2 (0.017%) Oozie
13 2 (0.017%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1835 (15.78%) Microsoft
2 1237 (10.64%) Oracle
3 404 (3.47%) Zend
4 347 (2.98%) JBoss
5 345 (2.97%) Google
6 176 (1.51%) Adobe
7 129 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 114 (0.98%) Sybase
9 110 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 106 (0.91%) SAP
11 101 (0.87%) Facebook
12 99 (0.85%) IBM
13 98 (0.84%) hybris
14 95 (0.82%) Twitter
15 75 (0.64%) ATG
16 74 (0.64%) EPiServer
17 69 (0.59%) Tableau
18 62 (0.53%) DevExpress
19 56 (0.48%) Demandware
20 54 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £34k - 41k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago