Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 53 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 432 634 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.07% 5.42% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 5.58% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 362 566 482
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,125 £40,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 10,268 11,362 12,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.08% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,812 9,346 10,661
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -23 170 £60,000 +4.35% 18
Cambridgeshire -27 119 £50,000 - 35
Bedfordshire +27 48 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Essex -14 48 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Suffolk -7 28 £55,000 +27.91% 6
Norfolk +29 21 £46,250 -5.13% 6
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 East of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 209 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (45.83%) C#
3 194 (44.91%) .NET
4 179 (41.44%) JavaScript
5 157 (36.34%) SQL
6 132 (30.56%) Java
7 112 (25.93%) TDD
8 111 (25.69%) HTML
9 107 (24.77%) MVC
10 96 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 92 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 92 (21.30%) AngularJS
12 89 (20.60%) Web Services
13 82 (18.98%) DevOps
14 78 (18.06%) CSS
15 75 (17.36%) ASP.NET
16 66 (15.28%) Spring
17 65 (15.05%) Git (software)
18 64 (14.81%) OO
19 57 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
20 54 (12.50%) jQuery
20 54 (12.50%) Microservices
21 53 (12.27%) ASP.NET Web API
21 53 (12.27%) Microsoft
22 52 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
23 50 (11.57%) Oracle
24 46 (10.65%) NoSQL
24 46 (10.65%) JIRA
25 45 (10.42%) SOLID
26 44 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC

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 30 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (6.71%) Tomcat
3 26 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.47%) Confluence
6 14 (3.24%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.55%) WordPress
8 9 (2.08%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.85%) CMS
10 7 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.39%) IIS
11 6 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.39%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.16%) Apache
12 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.93%) Drupal
13 4 (0.93%) JBoss
14 3 (0.69%) Mule
15 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.09%) SaaS
4 15 (3.47%) GitHub
5 13 (3.01%) Serverless
6 7 (1.62%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.16%) Office 365
8 4 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.93%) Google Play
9 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.32%) HTTP
2 3 (0.69%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) SMS
2 3 (0.69%) SSL
3 2 (0.46%) Skype
3 2 (0.46%) Wireless
4 1 (0.23%) 802.15
4 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.65%) NoSQL
3 43 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.86%) MySQL
6 17 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.47%) Big Data
9 14 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.24%) Power BI
10 12 (2.78%) Redis
11 9 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.39%) OLAP
14 5 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 65 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 46 (10.65%) JIRA
3 30 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 24 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 22 (5.09%) Jasmine
6 19 (4.40%) Rational Team Concert
7 18 (4.17%) NUnit
8 14 (3.24%) Log4Net
9 11 (2.55%) Maven
10 9 (2.08%) JUnit
11 7 (1.62%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.62%) Mocha
12 6 (1.39%) Selenium
12 6 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.16%) Subversion
13 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.16%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 38 (8.80%) Games
2 36 (8.33%) Finance
3 31 (7.18%) Retail
4 21 (4.86%) Back Office
5 13 (3.01%) Marketing
6 11 (2.55%) Law
7 6 (1.39%) Automotive
8 5 (1.16%) Banking
8 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.93%) Legal
9 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (44.91%) .NET
2 111 (25.69%) HTML
3 92 (21.30%) AngularJS
4 89 (20.60%) Web Services
5 78 (18.06%) CSS
6 75 (17.36%) ASP.NET
7 66 (15.28%) Spring
8 54 (12.50%) jQuery
9 53 (12.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (10.19%) REST
11 41 (9.49%) React
12 39 (9.03%) .NET Core
12 39 (9.03%) .NET Framework
12 39 (9.03%) RESTful
13 38 (8.80%) HTML5
14 37 (8.56%) Hibernate
15 35 (8.10%) J2EE
16 26 (6.02%) Vue.js
17 24 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.04%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (7.41%) User Experience
3 30 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.79%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.31%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.85%) Fintech
8 5 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.16%) Online Games
8 5 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.93%) LIMS
9 4 (0.93%) Photography
9 4 (0.93%) Robotics
10 3 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.95%) Linux
2 18 (4.17%) Android
3 13 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.08%) Windows
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) HPUX
6 1 (0.23%) Solaris
6 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (25.93%) TDD
3 107 (24.77%) MVC
4 82 (18.98%) DevOps
5 64 (14.81%) OO
6 54 (12.50%) Microservices
7 45 (10.42%) SOLID
8 44 (10.19%) Scrum
8 44 (10.19%) Software Engineering
9 40 (9.26%) Mentoring
10 39 (9.03%) Web Development
11 35 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.94%) Front End Development
13 29 (6.71%) E-Commerce
13 29 (6.71%) Test Automation
14 27 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (6.02%) Coaching
16 25 (5.79%) SDLC
17 23 (5.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 198 (45.83%) C#
2 179 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 157 (36.34%) SQL
4 132 (30.56%) Java
5 44 (10.19%) T-SQL
6 38 (8.80%) TypeScript
7 36 (8.33%) Python
8 28 (6.48%) PHP
9 22 (5.09%) Scala
10 19 (4.40%) Groovy
10 19 (4.40%) Java 8
11 11 (2.55%) Go
12 9 (2.08%) C
12 9 (2.08%) Ruby
13 8 (1.85%) ABAP
13 8 (1.85%) C++
14 7 (1.62%) ES6
15 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (9.03%) Degree
2 23 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.23%) PhD
3 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) WAI
System Software
1 39 (9.03%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) Firmware
2 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.78%) Graphite
1 12 (2.78%) Kibana
2 11 (2.55%) Consul
3 10 (2.31%) Ansible
4 9 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.93%) Grafana
5 4 (0.93%) Terraform
6 3 (0.69%) Packer
7 2 (0.46%) Puppet
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.57%) Oracle
3 26 (6.02%) Google
4 22 (5.09%) IBM
5 14 (3.24%) New Relic
5 14 (3.24%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.78%) WorldPay
7 11 (2.55%) SAP
8 8 (1.85%) Tableau
9 4 (0.93%) Adobe
9 4 (0.93%) Pardot
10 3 (0.69%) VMware
10 3 (0.69%) Zend
11 2 (0.46%) hybris
11 2 (0.46%) WSO2
12 1 (0.23%) Demandware
12 1 (0.23%) Elastic Path
12 1 (0.23%) Nintex
12 1 (0.23%) Talend
12 1 (0.23%) Twitter