Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 609 541 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.11% 4.11% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 4.27% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 536 485 589
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11513 12679 14819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9456 10525 12280
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 243 £50,000 - 12
Hertfordshire +23 228 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Essex +1 80 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Suffolk -3 32 £47,500 +10.47%
Bedfordshire -2 18 £56,000 -6.67%
Norfolk +12 8 £43,750 +2.94%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 345 (56.65%) C#
2 305 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (47.95%) JavaScript
4 291 (47.78%) .NET
5 261 (42.86%) HTML
6 259 (42.53%) MVC
7 229 (37.60%) CSS
8 191 (31.36%) ASP.NET
9 186 (30.54%) AngularJS
10 172 (28.24%) SQL
11 148 (24.30%) SQL Server
12 144 (23.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 140 (22.99%) Java
14 129 (21.18%) TDD
15 127 (20.85%) Software Engineering
16 124 (20.36%) OO
17 116 (19.05%) Web Services
18 114 (18.72%) Finance
19 113 (18.56%) HTML5
19 113 (18.56%) SDLC
20 99 (16.26%) Git (software)
21 87 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
22 83 (13.63%) Spring
23 82 (13.46%) WCF
24 80 (13.14%) jQuery
25 79 (12.97%) Greenfield Project
26 77 (12.64%) Unit Testing
26 77 (12.64%) Microsoft
27 75 (12.32%) Degree
28 71 (11.66%) Web Development

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 25 (4.11%) CMS
3 22 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (2.79%) JBoss
5 17 (2.79%) Umbraco
6 16 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.46%) IIS
8 11 (1.81%) Apache
8 11 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (1.48%) WildFly
10 8 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.31%) Drupal
11 7 (1.15%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.15%) Kentico
12 6 (0.99%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.99%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) GIMP
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.82%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.63%) Office 365
4 14 (2.30%) SaaS
5 9 (1.48%) GitHub
6 8 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.31%) Serverless
7 7 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) Google Play
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.94%) HTTP
2 6 (0.99%) Internet
2 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.66%) Intranet
4 3 (0.49%) DNS
4 3 (0.49%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.16%) IMAP
5 1 (0.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SMS
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.02%) Relational Database
3 42 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.90%) Redis
4 35 (5.75%) MySQL
5 29 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.31%) Big Data
12 7 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (16.26%) Git (software)
2 61 (10.02%) NUnit
3 52 (8.54%) Visual Studio
4 46 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (7.06%) Jenkins
6 39 (6.40%) Selenium
7 35 (5.75%) SpecFlow
8 30 (4.93%) TeamCity
9 29 (4.76%) Subversion
10 28 (4.60%) Moq
11 25 (4.11%) JIRA
12 23 (3.78%) Maven
13 14 (2.30%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.97%) Jasmine
14 12 (1.97%) ReSharper
15 11 (1.81%) Gradle
16 10 (1.64%) Ant
16 10 (1.64%) JUnit
17 9 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (18.72%) Finance
2 31 (5.09%) Marketing
3 30 (4.93%) Advertising
4 27 (4.43%) Banking
4 27 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.27%) Retail
6 23 (3.78%) Games
6 23 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.30%) Electronics
8 12 (1.97%) Automotive
9 3 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (47.78%) .NET
2 261 (42.86%) HTML
3 229 (37.60%) CSS
4 191 (31.36%) ASP.NET
5 186 (30.54%) AngularJS
6 144 (23.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 116 (19.05%) Web Services
8 113 (18.56%) HTML5
9 87 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 83 (13.63%) Spring
11 82 (13.46%) WCF
12 80 (13.14%) jQuery
13 69 (11.33%) RESTful
14 66 (10.84%) CSS3
15 59 (9.69%) .NET Framework
16 56 (9.20%) React
17 52 (8.54%) XML
18 49 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
19 44 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
20 42 (6.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.97%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (10.51%) Computer Science
3 56 (9.20%) Mobile App
4 50 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (5.58%) User Experience
6 24 (3.94%) Social Media
7 23 (3.78%) Xbox
8 18 (2.96%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.96%) Fintech
9 15 (2.46%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.30%) iPad
11 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.64%) Life Science
12 6 (0.99%) Acoustics
13 5 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.82%) AS400
13 5 (0.82%) iSeries
14 3 (0.49%) BBC
14 3 (0.49%) LIMS
14 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.90%) Linux
2 33 (5.42%) Windows
3 9 (1.48%) Android
3 9 (1.48%) Unix
4 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (42.53%) MVC
3 129 (21.18%) TDD
4 127 (20.85%) Software Engineering
5 124 (20.36%) OO
6 113 (18.56%) SDLC
7 77 (12.64%) Unit Testing
8 71 (11.66%) Web Development
9 66 (10.84%) Scrum
10 64 (10.51%) Mentoring
11 58 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 53 (8.70%) Mathematics
13 50 (8.21%) SOA
14 46 (7.55%) Open Source
15 37 (6.08%) Web Application Development
16 36 (5.91%) OOD
17 34 (5.58%) OOP
18 33 (5.42%) Microservices
19 30 (4.93%) SOLID
20 29 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 345 (56.65%) C#
2 292 (47.95%) JavaScript
3 172 (28.24%) SQL
4 140 (22.99%) Java
5 60 (9.85%) C++
6 58 (9.52%) Python
7 44 (7.22%) PHP
8 39 (6.40%) TypeScript
9 24 (3.94%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.81%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.64%) C
15 9 (1.48%) Ruby
16 8 (1.31%) VB
16 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.99%) VB6
18 5 (0.82%) Perl
18 5 (0.82%) RPG
Qualifications
1 75 (12.32%) Degree
2 31 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.99%) PhD
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.46%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (2.30%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.66%) HDFS
3 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.64%) Puppet
3 8 (1.31%) Consul
4 6 (0.99%) Ansible
5 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Mesos
6 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.37%) Oracle
3 32 (5.25%) Google
4 14 (2.30%) SAP
5 11 (1.81%) Software AG
5 11 (1.81%) webMethods
5 11 (1.81%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.48%) Cognizant
6 9 (1.48%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (1.31%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.15%) Teradata
9 5 (0.82%) Adobe
9 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.66%) Sybase
10 4 (0.66%) Twitter
10 4 (0.66%) Zend
11 3 (0.49%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.49%) WSO2
12 2 (0.33%) Nintex