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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 50 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5159 4739 5190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.08% 4.53% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 4.70% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4654 4239 4502
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +10 4850 £52,500 +5.00% 777
London +7 2237 £60,000 - 346
South East +32 1028 £50,000 - 116
City of London +22 518 £65,000 +13.04% 98
East of England +1 320 £50,000 +5.26% 33
Yorkshire +5 306 £45,000 +5.88% 53
South West -6 282 £45,000 +5.88% 48
North West +1 258 £47,500 +11.76% 67
West Yorkshire +3 235 £45,000 - 35
West Midlands +5 230 £47,500 +5.55% 62
Surrey +30 220 £52,500 - 26
Hampshire +28 181 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Leeds +1 180 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Manchester +13 175 £47,500 +11.76% 48
Berkshire +16 173 £52,500 - 27
East Midlands -5 152 £44,500 +3.48% 37
Cambridgeshire +26 139 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Scotland -3 137 £42,500 - 22
Bristol -1 134 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Oxfordshire +5 130 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +66 122 £47,500 - 11
Cambridge +38 120 £50,000 -5.66% 12
Wales +13 108 £40,000 +11.11% 11
South Wales +8 95 £40,000 +12.67% 8
Glasgow +4 81 £40,000 -8.57% 14
Reigate +37 75 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Cardiff +8 74 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Milton Keynes +36 71 £47,500 - 8
West Sussex +16 66 £50,000 - 6
Oxford -5 65 £52,500 -4.54% 3

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4929 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4586 (45.21%) JavaScript
3 4018 (39.61%) HTML
4 3897 (38.42%) C#
5 3793 (37.39%) .NET
6 3635 (35.83%) CSS
7 3475 (34.26%) SQL
8 3268 (32.22%) Java
9 3009 (29.66%) MVC
10 2709 (26.71%) SQL Server
11 2439 (24.04%) ASP.NET
12 2398 (23.64%) TDD
13 2338 (23.05%) jQuery
14 2112 (20.82%) Finance
15 1995 (19.67%) OO
16 1710 (16.86%) Web Services
17 1707 (16.83%) AngularJS
18 1622 (15.99%) Scrum
19 1612 (15.89%) HTML5
20 1585 (15.63%) XML
21 1504 (14.83%) Spring
22 1415 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 1401 (13.81%) Microsoft
24 1387 (13.67%) Degree
25 1336 (13.17%) Git (software)
26 1325 (13.06%) Software Engineering
27 1111 (10.95%) Linux
28 1106 (10.90%) Oracle
29 1099 (10.83%) PHP
30 1094 (10.78%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 632 (6.23%) Node.js
2 515 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 458 (4.51%) Apache
4 378 (3.73%) CMS
5 261 (2.57%) JBoss
6 234 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 227 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
8 189 (1.86%) IIS
9 162 (1.60%) WebLogic
10 149 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 149 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 146 (1.44%) WordPress
12 130 (1.28%) Drupal
13 115 (1.13%) Apache Solr
14 85 (0.84%) Jetty
15 76 (0.75%) Apache Spark
15 76 (0.75%) Mule
16 70 (0.69%) GlassFish
17 69 (0.68%) nginx
18 68 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 681 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 120 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 53 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (0.48%) MS Office
5 35 (0.35%) PowerPivot
6 20 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.079%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.030%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.030%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.030%) MS Project
10 3 (0.030%) SPSS
11 2 (0.020%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.010%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 114 (1.12%) Magento
2 102 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 66 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 34 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 24 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 22 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 22 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 19 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 18 (0.18%) Demantra
9 18 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 13 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
12 12 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
13 11 (0.11%) Markit EDM
14 10 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
14 10 (0.099%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 491 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 478 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 314 (3.10%) SaaS
4 147 (1.45%) GitHub
5 83 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (0.39%) Heroku
8 35 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 33 (0.33%) Force.com
10 31 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 22 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.21%) PaaS
13 19 (0.19%) CloudFront
14 15 (0.15%) Bluemix
14 15 (0.15%) Office 365
15 14 (0.14%) IaaS
16 12 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 6 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
19 5 (0.049%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (2.16%) HTTP
2 182 (1.79%) Internet
3 87 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.36%) Intranet
5 25 (0.25%) SMTP
6 22 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 17 (0.17%) LDAP
7 17 (0.17%) Wireshark
8 15 (0.15%) DNS
9 14 (0.14%) Firewall
10 13 (0.13%) Extranet
10 13 (0.13%) FTP
11 12 (0.12%) Network Security
12 11 (0.11%) Skype
13 9 (0.089%) ATM
13 9 (0.089%) SMS
14 8 (0.079%) SSL
14 8 (0.079%) VoIP
14 8 (0.079%) WAN
15 7 (0.069%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2709 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 1041 (10.26%) MySQL
3 733 (7.23%) NoSQL
4 649 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 643 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 560 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 508 (5.01%) MongoDB
8 488 (4.81%) Big Data
9 452 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 352 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
11 342 (3.37%) RDBMS
12 333 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 302 (2.98%) Oracle Database
14 280 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 251 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
16 192 (1.89%) Hadoop
17 173 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 155 (1.53%) Redis
19 145 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
20 139 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1336 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 780 (7.69%) Subversion
3 647 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 622 (6.13%) Visual Studio
5 507 (5.00%) Maven
6 460 (4.53%) JUnit
7 446 (4.40%) Jenkins
8 371 (3.66%) JIRA
9 312 (3.08%) Selenium
10 264 (2.60%) Eclipse
11 259 (2.55%) NUnit
12 242 (2.39%) TeamCity
13 204 (2.01%) Grunt
14 181 (1.78%) Ant
14 181 (1.78%) Gradle
15 167 (1.65%) Cucumber
16 143 (1.41%) Jasmine
17 139 (1.37%) Hudson
18 117 (1.15%) Mockito
19 115 (1.13%) gulp
General
1 2112 (20.82%) Finance
2 581 (5.73%) Banking
3 445 (4.39%) Marketing
4 439 (4.33%) Retail
5 362 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 262 (2.58%) Games
7 203 (2.00%) Front Office
8 184 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 155 (1.53%) Advertising
10 146 (1.44%) Law
11 123 (1.21%) Back Office
12 103 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 85 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 81 (0.80%) Legal
15 79 (0.78%) Electronics
16 66 (0.65%) Publishing
17 59 (0.58%) Automotive
18 52 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 42 (0.41%) Billing
20 32 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4018 (39.61%) HTML
2 3793 (37.39%) .NET
3 3635 (35.83%) CSS
4 2439 (24.04%) ASP.NET
5 2338 (23.05%) jQuery
6 1710 (16.86%) Web Services
7 1707 (16.83%) AngularJS
8 1612 (15.89%) HTML5
9 1585 (15.63%) XML
10 1504 (14.83%) Spring
11 1415 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1080 (10.65%) CSS3
13 954 (9.40%) JSON
14 947 (9.34%) .NET Framework
15 872 (8.60%) WCF
16 868 (8.56%) REST
17 840 (8.28%) Ajax
18 822 (8.10%) Hibernate
19 821 (8.09%) RESTful
20 686 (6.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 902 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 658 (6.49%) User Experience
3 523 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 483 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 328 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 271 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 207 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 160 (1.58%) N-Tier
9 158 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 153 (1.51%) Fintech
11 151 (1.49%) Derivative
12 140 (1.38%) Equities
12 140 (1.38%) Visualisation
13 130 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 115 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 113 (1.11%) Data Integration
16 109 (1.07%) iPad
17 99 (0.98%) Client/Server
17 99 (0.98%) Digital Media
18 78 (0.77%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1111 (10.95%) Linux
2 862 (8.50%) Windows
3 595 (5.87%) Unix
4 536 (5.28%) Apple iOS
5 501 (4.94%) Android
6 92 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 64 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
8 48 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 45 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 32 (0.32%) AIX
12 31 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 30 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 29 (0.29%) CentOS
15 26 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 25 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (0.20%) Solaris
18 17 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4929 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 3009 (29.66%) MVC
3 2398 (23.64%) TDD
4 1995 (19.67%) OO
5 1622 (15.99%) Scrum
6 1325 (13.06%) Software Engineering
7 1094 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
8 1065 (10.50%) E-Commerce
9 979 (9.65%) Mentoring
10 870 (8.58%) Front End Development
11 799 (7.88%) SDLC
12 789 (7.78%) Unit Testing
13 773 (7.62%) OOP
14 760 (7.49%) Web Development
15 759 (7.48%) BDD
16 738 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
17 581 (5.73%) Multithreading
18 569 (5.61%) SOA
19 531 (5.23%) Open Source
20 448 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4586 (45.21%) JavaScript
2 3897 (38.42%) C#
3 3475 (34.26%) SQL
4 3268 (32.22%) Java
5 1099 (10.83%) PHP
6 783 (7.72%) T-SQL
7 746 (7.35%) C++
8 633 (6.24%) Python
9 440 (4.34%) VB.NET
10 380 (3.75%) Ruby
11 378 (3.73%) Scala
12 355 (3.50%) PL/SQL
13 284 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 238 (2.35%) C
15 187 (1.84%) Perl
16 157 (1.55%) Apple Swift
17 148 (1.46%) VB
18 129 (1.27%) Groovy
19 128 (1.26%) PowerShell
20 120 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1387 (13.67%) Degree
2 152 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 41 (0.40%) PhD
5 35 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 29 (0.29%) Sun Certification
7 28 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.23%) MCSD
9 16 (0.16%) OCP
10 14 (0.14%) MCSE
11 12 (0.12%) MCPD
12 11 (0.11%) HND
13 8 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.079%) OCPJP
14 7 (0.069%) CCNP
14 7 (0.069%) MCTS
15 5 (0.049%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.049%) MCP
16 4 (0.039%) MCAD
16 4 (0.039%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (3.72%) QA
2 40 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 33 (0.33%) SLA
4 19 (0.19%) SEPA
5 16 (0.16%) MiFID
6 10 (0.099%) WCAG
7 9 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.079%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.069%) HL7
9 7 (0.069%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.049%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.049%) GAMP
11 3 (0.030%) Basel III
11 3 (0.030%) TickIT
12 2 (0.020%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.020%) SDET
13 1 (0.010%) GCP
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 125 (1.23%) Docker
2 34 (0.34%) Varnish
3 33 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.16%) HDFS
5 15 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.099%) Cygwin
7 7 (0.069%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (0.069%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.059%) Cronacle
8 6 (0.059%) vCloud
9 5 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.039%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.030%) Firmware
11 3 (0.030%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.030%) iptables
12 2 (0.020%) LXC
12 2 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.020%) vSphere
12 2 (0.020%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (0.84%) Puppet
2 73 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (0.50%) Ansible
4 39 (0.38%) logstash
5 26 (0.26%) Kibana
6 24 (0.24%) StatsD
7 22 (0.22%) Salt
8 19 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.18%) SCCM
10 12 (0.12%) Grafana
11 8 (0.079%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.079%) MOM
11 8 (0.079%) Pingdom
11 8 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.069%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.069%) TeamSite
13 6 (0.059%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.059%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 5 (0.049%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1401 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 1106 (10.90%) Oracle
3 232 (2.29%) Zend
4 218 (2.15%) Google
5 145 (1.43%) Twitter
6 126 (1.24%) SAP
7 123 (1.21%) Adobe
8 121 (1.19%) Apple
8 121 (1.19%) IBM
9 101 (1.00%) Tableau
10 98 (0.97%) hybris
11 93 (0.92%) Sitecore
12 91 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 64 (0.63%) Facebook
14 61 (0.60%) EPiServer
15 55 (0.54%) Cognos
15 55 (0.54%) Sybase
16 54 (0.53%) Informatica
17 51 (0.50%) VMware
18 43 (0.42%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life assurance an
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + Pens, Health etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 12.5% bonus (CPB)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Remarkable Benefits/Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago