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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 54 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5059 5244 5113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.49% 4.83% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 5.11% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4348 4680 4645
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 £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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 22 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 22 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
(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 -6 4744 £50,000 - 692
London -8 2152 £57,500 - 242
South East -8 717 £47,500 - 95
City of London -6 559 £58,500 -2.50% 78
North West +1 423 £42,500 +6.25% 89
South West +3 360 £41,500 +3.75% 79
Yorkshire +35 321 £45,000 +5.88% 61
East of England +22 310 £50,000 +11.11% 43
Manchester +8 290 £43,500 +8.75% 55
West Midlands +13 254 £42,500 - 45
West Yorkshire +21 217 £45,000 +5.88% 41
East Midlands +10 200 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Surrey -30 173 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Hampshire +45 167 £45,000 - 27
Scotland -8 155 £42,500 -1.16% 28
Leeds +20 146 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Berkshire -47 127 £49,000 -6.66% 14
Hertfordshire +25 110 £52,000 +9.47% 8
Bristol +17 109 £45,000 -5.26% 19
Cambridgeshire 0 88 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Nottinghamshire +3 80 £42,500 - 10
Glasgow -13 77 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Birmingham +19 74 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Oxfordshire +15 68 £48,500 +7.77% 11
Nottingham +1 67 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Edinburgh +15 62 £39,500 -4.81% 8
Warwickshire -3 62 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex 0 61 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Cheshire -9 59 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Dorset +13 56 £45,000 +12.50% 7

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 5030 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 4902 (45.51%) JavaScript
3 4766 (44.25%) .NET
4 4694 (43.58%) C#
5 4386 (40.72%) HTML
6 3993 (37.07%) CSS
7 3727 (34.60%) SQL
8 3547 (32.93%) MVC
9 3409 (31.65%) SQL Server
10 3286 (30.51%) ASP.NET
11 3218 (29.88%) Java
12 2836 (26.33%) jQuery
13 2629 (24.41%) TDD
14 2461 (22.85%) OO
15 1996 (18.53%) Scrum
16 1963 (18.22%) Web Services
17 1832 (17.01%) Finance
18 1816 (16.86%) Microsoft
19 1694 (15.73%) XML
20 1685 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1669 (15.50%) HTML5
22 1417 (13.16%) .NET Framework
23 1415 (13.14%) E-Commerce
24 1357 (12.60%) PHP
25 1329 (12.34%) WCF
26 1316 (12.22%) Software Engineering
27 1311 (12.17%) Spring
28 1275 (11.84%) MySQL
29 1261 (11.71%) Degree
30 1183 (10.98%) Git (software)

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 514 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 487 (4.52%) CMS
3 471 (4.37%) Node.js
4 446 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 400 (3.71%) Apache
6 365 (3.39%) IIS
7 226 (2.10%) JBoss
8 185 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 176 (1.63%) WordPress
10 172 (1.60%) Umbraco
11 155 (1.44%) Drupal
12 144 (1.34%) WebSphere
13 141 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 122 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 115 (1.07%) nginx
16 114 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
17 106 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
18 95 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
19 76 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
20 69 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 831 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 159 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 67 (0.62%) MS Office
4 42 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 32 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 31 (0.29%) InDesign
7 20 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.093%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.093%) MS Project
11 7 (0.065%) Fireworks
11 7 (0.065%) Mingle
12 4 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.037%) Maya
13 3 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.019%) GIMP
15 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.009%) SPSS
15 1 (0.009%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 109 (1.01%) Magento
2 82 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 45 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
5 23 (0.21%) INSURE/90
6 20 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 17 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (0.084%) WebTrends
11 9 (0.084%) Remedy AR System
12 7 (0.065%) Maximo
12 7 (0.065%) Oracle Payroll
12 7 (0.065%) Markit EDM
13 6 (0.056%) osCommerce
13 6 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 259 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (1.82%) SaaS
3 182 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (1.13%) GitHub
5 78 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (0.25%) Trello
8 26 (0.24%) PaaS
9 18 (0.17%) Office 365
10 16 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.13%) Heroku
12 11 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.084%) Force.com
14 5 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.046%) IaaS
15 4 (0.037%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.028%) Pure360
17 2 (0.019%) Google Compute Engine
17 2 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
18 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 362 (3.36%) Internet
2 225 (2.09%) HTTP
3 115 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 81 (0.75%) Intranet
5 31 (0.29%) Broadband
6 30 (0.28%) SSL
7 24 (0.22%) VoIP
8 20 (0.19%) SNMP
9 19 (0.18%) Wireless
9 19 (0.18%) GSM
10 16 (0.15%) DNS
11 15 (0.14%) AMQP
12 11 (0.10%) SMS
13 10 (0.093%) SIGTRAN
13 10 (0.093%) SS7
13 10 (0.093%) TCAP
13 10 (0.093%) INAP
13 10 (0.093%) DAB
13 10 (0.093%) Extranet
14 8 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3409 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 1275 (11.84%) MySQL
3 855 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 625 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 529 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 501 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 438 (4.07%) NoSQL
8 435 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
9 413 (3.83%) MongoDB
10 372 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 363 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 347 (3.22%) Big Data
13 319 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 263 (2.44%) Oracle Database
15 206 (1.91%) Hadoop
16 193 (1.79%) RDBMS
17 146 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
18 137 (1.27%) OLAP
19 106 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
20 98 (0.91%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1183 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 878 (8.15%) Subversion
3 800 (7.43%) Visual Studio
4 584 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 448 (4.16%) JUnit
6 429 (3.98%) Maven
7 382 (3.55%) NUnit
8 340 (3.16%) Selenium
9 325 (3.02%) Jenkins
10 290 (2.69%) Eclipse
11 270 (2.51%) JIRA
12 254 (2.36%) Ant
13 233 (2.16%) TeamCity
14 227 (2.11%) Cucumber
15 180 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
16 163 (1.51%) Jasmine
17 134 (1.24%) ReSharper
18 116 (1.08%) PHPUnit
19 113 (1.05%) Moq
20 112 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 1832 (17.01%) Finance
2 578 (5.37%) Banking
3 457 (4.24%) Retail
4 445 (4.13%) Marketing
5 321 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 261 (2.42%) Advertising
7 250 (2.32%) Games
8 232 (2.15%) Front Office
9 209 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 123 (1.14%) Publishing
11 102 (0.95%) Back Office
11 102 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 101 (0.94%) Law
13 81 (0.75%) Automotive
14 75 (0.70%) Legal
15 61 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.30%) Multimedia
18 31 (0.29%) French Language
19 27 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4766 (44.25%) .NET
2 4386 (40.72%) HTML
3 3993 (37.07%) CSS
4 3286 (30.51%) ASP.NET
5 2836 (26.33%) jQuery
6 1963 (18.22%) Web Services
7 1694 (15.73%) XML
8 1685 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1669 (15.50%) HTML5
10 1417 (13.16%) .NET Framework
11 1329 (12.34%) WCF
12 1311 (12.17%) Spring
13 1132 (10.51%) CSS3
14 1124 (10.44%) Ajax
15 892 (8.28%) REST
16 872 (8.10%) AngularJS
17 840 (7.80%) Hibernate
18 818 (7.59%) J2EE
19 754 (7.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 739 (6.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 865 (8.03%) Computer Science
2 638 (5.92%) User Experience
3 585 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 555 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 539 (5.00%) Open Source
6 258 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 237 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 222 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 208 (1.93%) Algorithms
10 191 (1.77%) iPhone
11 186 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 128 (1.19%) Visualisation
13 125 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 122 (1.13%) Derivative
14 122 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 108 (1.00%) iPad
15 108 (1.00%) Hedge funds
16 105 (0.97%) Management Information System
17 100 (0.93%) Social Media
18 97 (0.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1103 (10.24%) Linux
2 974 (9.04%) Windows
3 549 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 525 (4.87%) Android
5 488 (4.53%) UNIX
6 62 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 38 (0.35%) Debian
8 37 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 33 (0.31%) Solaris
10 29 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 29 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
11 25 (0.23%) CentOS
12 24 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.15%) AIX
16 15 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5030 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 3547 (32.93%) MVC
3 2629 (24.41%) TDD
4 2461 (22.85%) OO
5 1996 (18.53%) Scrum
6 1415 (13.14%) E-Commerce
7 1316 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 1100 (10.21%) Mentoring
9 1034 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 1032 (9.58%) OOP
11 1015 (9.42%) Unit Testing
12 937 (8.70%) Web Development
13 934 (8.67%) BDD
14 688 (6.39%) SOA
15 662 (6.15%) Multithreading
16 635 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
17 560 (5.20%) OOD
18 389 (3.61%) iOS Development
19 386 (3.58%) ETL
20 355 (3.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4902 (45.51%) JavaScript
2 4694 (43.58%) C#
3 3727 (34.60%) SQL
4 3218 (29.88%) Java
5 1357 (12.60%) PHP
6 869 (8.07%) T-SQL
7 761 (7.07%) C++
8 641 (5.95%) Python
9 505 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 409 (3.80%) Ruby
11 361 (3.35%) Objective-C
12 309 (2.87%) C
13 300 (2.79%) PHP5
14 280 (2.60%) PL/SQL
15 244 (2.27%) VB
16 211 (1.96%) Perl
17 124 (1.15%) Scala
18 118 (1.10%) XPath
19 100 (0.93%) Groovy
20 94 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1261 (11.71%) Degree
2 171 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 65 (0.60%) MCSD
5 59 (0.55%) PhD
6 39 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 32 (0.30%) MCTS
8 25 (0.23%) MCP
9 17 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.14%) MCAD
10 15 (0.14%) MCSE
11 12 (0.11%) Sun Certification
12 11 (0.10%) OCP
12 11 (0.10%) HND
13 9 (0.084%) MCPD
14 8 (0.074%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.074%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.065%) BC Cleared
16 6 (0.056%) MySQL Certification
17 5 (0.046%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (4.39%) QA
2 40 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.28%) SLA
4 19 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.10%) WCAG
6 9 (0.084%) COBIT
7 6 (0.056%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.037%) HL7
9 3 (0.028%) GAMP
9 3 (0.028%) WAI
10 2 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
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 32 (0.30%) HDFS
2 26 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.065%) Varnish
5 5 (0.046%) Firmware
6 3 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.028%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.019%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.019%) Docker
7 2 (0.019%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.009%) Samba
8 1 (0.009%) Squid
8 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.009%) Snort
8 1 (0.009%) LXC
8 1 (0.009%) vSphere
8 1 (0.009%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 78 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 76 (0.71%) Puppet
3 35 (0.32%) logstash
4 22 (0.20%) StatsD
5 19 (0.18%) Kibana
6 13 (0.12%) MOM
6 13 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 10 (0.093%) Capistrano
9 7 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.056%) Ansible
11 5 (0.046%) Nagios
12 4 (0.037%) Plesk
12 4 (0.037%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.019%) SCCM
13 2 (0.019%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.019%) YUM
13 2 (0.019%) Oozie
14 1 (0.009%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1816 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 1124 (10.44%) Oracle
3 371 (3.44%) Zend
4 243 (2.26%) Google
5 165 (1.53%) Adobe
6 124 (1.15%) Facebook
7 114 (1.06%) Twitter
8 106 (0.98%) SAP
9 93 (0.86%) IBM
10 92 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 91 (0.84%) TIBCO
12 89 (0.83%) Sybase
13 82 (0.76%) EPiServer
14 70 (0.65%) Informatica
15 65 (0.60%) hybris
16 62 (0.58%) Cognos
17 60 (0.56%) Business Objects
18 55 (0.51%) Sencha
18 55 (0.51%) DevExpress
19 54 (0.50%) Dell
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29115 - £32542 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £45k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000
Posted: 14 hours ago