Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 38 47
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 79 140 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.48% 5.56% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 5.74% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 138 129
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -2.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +1.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,132 2,438 2,736
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 96.78% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,663 2,024 2,214
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -35 52 £52,500 - 12
High Wycombe +21 9 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Amersham - 9 £55,000 - 3
Gerrards Cross - 4 £60,000 -
Newport Pagnell +6 2 £51,250 +7.89%
Marlow -12 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.10%) SQL
4 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
5 29 (36.71%) HTML
5 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
5 29 (36.71%) CSS
6 26 (32.91%) .NET
7 23 (29.11%) Java
7 23 (29.11%) AngularJS
8 19 (24.05%) jQuery
9 18 (22.78%) MVC
9 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
10 17 (21.52%) Spring
11 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
11 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.99%) Oracle
11 15 (18.99%) AWS
11 15 (18.99%) Analytics
12 14 (17.72%) Microservices
12 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (15.19%) Docker
13 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (15.19%) Finance
14 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
15 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
15 10 (12.66%) RESTful
15 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.80%) GlassFish
1 3 (3.80%) JBoss
1 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) Jetty
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Azure
3 7 (8.86%) SaaS
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (6.33%) Serverless
5 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.53%) GCP
6 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.53%) Twilio
7 1 (1.27%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.80%) Big Data
7 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.80%) MySQL
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.53%) DTS
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.53%) Power BI
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Maven
3 3 (3.80%) JUnit
3 3 (3.80%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) Gradle
5 1 (1.27%) Mockito
5 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) CSS
1 29 (36.71%) HTML
2 26 (32.91%) .NET
3 23 (29.11%) AngularJS
4 19 (24.05%) jQuery
5 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET
5 17 (21.52%) Spring
6 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
7 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
9 10 (12.66%) RESTful
10 8 (10.13%) Web Services
11 7 (8.86%) .NET Core
11 7 (8.86%) J2EE
11 7 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (8.86%) SOAP
12 5 (6.33%) Node.js
12 5 (6.33%) WPF
12 5 (6.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) User Experience
2 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) RIA
3 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) MVC
3 15 (18.99%) Analytics
3 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.72%) Microservices
4 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.66%) Scrum
5 10 (12.66%) TDD
5 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Sprint Planning
6 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.13%) User Stories
7 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.86%) SDLC
7 7 (8.86%) Workflow
8 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
8 6 (7.59%) Fintech
8 6 (7.59%) Migration
8 6 (7.59%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 38 (48.10%) SQL
3 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
4 23 (29.11%) Java
5 7 (8.86%) Ruby
6 5 (6.33%) Python
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.06%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) Java 8
8 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) HNC
4 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.06%) Dell
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) jBASE
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com